Entercom Unveils New Programming Lineup for WFAN
PHILADELPHIA, PA – December 31, 2019 – Entercom, a leading media and entertainment company and the unrivaled leader in sports radio, today announced a new programming lineup for WFAN (WFAN-FM/AM) New York’s flagship sports station, effective January 6, 2020.
“This is quite an impressive lineup of talent on WFAN as we remain the one and only place to talk New York sports all day, every day,” said Mark Chernoff, Senior Vice President, Entercom New York. “Combined with our play-by-play of New York Yankees baseball, New York Giants football, Brooklyn Nets basketball and New Jersey Devils hockey, as well as our slate of National Football League games, we look forward to expanding our position as the flagship station for New York sports fans.”
As part of the revamped lineup, Maggie Gray will be reunited with longtime WFAN on-air personality Marc “Moose” Malusis weekdays from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. ET to host “Moose and Maggie.” Gray joined WFAN in January 2018 and prior to that was part of CBS Sports Radio, where she co-hosted a Saturday morning show with Malusis. Malusis joined WFAN in 2001 as a board operator and producer and currently serves as the host of “Football Sunday” with former New York Giants player David Diehl. Moose was also the co-host of the CBS Sports Radio morning show “Taz and the Moose.”
Joe Benigno and Evan Roberts will now be heard weekdays from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. ET. Joe and Evan have been co-hosts since 2007 and were previously on the air from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. ET, a timeslot in which they were the ratings leaders among men 25 to 54 years old, according to Nielsen.
Longtime WFAN personality Mike Francesa will remain a part of the station’s programming with a daily half-hour show titled “Mike’s On,” which will air weekdays from 6:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. ET. Mike will also host special programs, remote broadcasts and will contribute to other shows on WFAN.
Boomer Esiason and Gregg Giannotti will begin their third year together as co-hosts of “Boomer and Gio,” weekdays from 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. ET. The show is the ratings leader in its prime demographic of men 25-54 for the third straight quarterly ratings period, according to Nielsen.
Steve Somers will continue to host nights from 6:30 to 10:00 p.m. ET. Somers has been a part of the WFAN team since its inception. He can be heard before and after sports programming including the New York Yankees, Brooklyn Nets and NFL football.
John Jastremski has been named as WFAN’s full-time overnight host.
New WFAN weekday lineup is as follows.
|6:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. ET:||“Boomer and Gio”|
|10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. ET:||“Moose and Maggie”|
|2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. ET:||“Joe and Evan”|
|6:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. ET:||“Mike’s On”|
|6:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. ET:||“The Steve Somers Show”|
|10:00 p.m. – 6:00 a.m. ET:||“JJ After Dark”|
Listeners can tune in to WFAN (WFAN-FM/AM) in New York on air, as well as nationwide on the RADIO.COM app and website. Fans can also connect with the station on social media via Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.
WFAN is a RADIO.COM station. RADIO.COM, the fastest growing digital audio app in the United States and the leader in local sports coverage, currently has over 500 stations and thousands of podcasts, with more added continuously on its rapidly growing platform. RADIO.COM is a part of Entercom.
About Entercom Communications Corp.
Entercom Communications Corp. (NYSE: ETM) is a leading American media and entertainment company reaching and engaging over 170 million people each month through its premier collection of highly rated, award winning radio stations, digital platforms and live events. As one of the country’s two largest radio broadcasters, Entercom offers integrated marketing solutions and delivers the power of local connection on a national scale with coverage of close to 90% of persons 12+ in the top 50 markets. Entercom is the #1 creator of live, original, local audio content and the nation’s unrivaled leader in news and sports radio. Learn more about Philadelphia-based Entercom at www.audacyinc.wpengine.com, Facebook and Twitter (@Entercom).