Now he has been let go, despite two years remaining on his contract. While recent comments about sexual relations with his own employees, years ago, may have triggered the firing (thus falling into a lack of "civility"as Greater called it), it's no secret his ratings have been suffering and he had a big contract.
They had reportedly tried to rid themselves of the contract twoyears ago.
(The rumors had been flying around for the last year or so..the last rumor being that they were going to buy the WFNX's 101.7 signal.)However, we now have ANOTHER music choice gone from the dial!
I keep hearing that Oldies 103.3 was going to program 50's/60's oldies on their HD2 channel. WTKK is giving Curtis Sliwa a show weeknights from 10 pm to 1 am, in betweenlocal Michelle Mc Phee and syndicated Phil Hendrie.The longtime Guardian Angeland WABC talk host (he apparently will continue there, too) has done fill insfor Jay Severin and Mc Phee in the past. According to the Herald, Sliwasaid, "WTKK is giving me a chance to do live and local radio in Boston, where I can continue to take it from the suites to the streets, and be raw and real." Butno doubt he will actually do the show from New York state, as Jay Severin did inthe past. Owns his own radio station, plays music he wants, no tempermental boss to deal with..doesn't have to worry about Arbitrons or spot sales. ** WJIB 740 AM Boston: Taking us back to a day when music was...well, good **Simon Geller is the curmudgeon that put WVCA 104.9 in Glocester on the air and ran it from his home.On September 19th, WBZ Radio Celebrated it's 90th birthday remembering that day back in 1921 when they first took to the airwaves of Boston. WBZ claims to be the first licensed radio station in the country.