WGN AMERICA ANNOUNCES A UNIQUE ADDITION TO THEIR 2008 FALL LINE-UP "THE BOB & TOM SHOW" COMES TO WGN AMERICA NOVEMBER 3, 2008
(August 21, 2008) New York � Tribune Broadcasting's WGN America announces the debut of "The Bob & Tom Show," on WGN America Monday-Friday from Midnight � 1:00am ET, 11:00pm � Midnight CT, and 9:00pm-10:00pm PT, beginning on November 3, 2008. Each Monday - Friday Program will showcase highlights from "The Bob & Tom Show" Morning Radio Show.
"The Bob & Tom Show", hosted by Bob Kevoian and Tom Griswold, is one of America's highest rated Morning Radio Shows. Airing live on over 150 radio stations nationwide Monday-Friday from 6:00am-10:00am ET, "The Bob & Tom Show" is a mix of original comedy, notable guests, and entertaining conversation.
"The addition of 'The Bob & Tom Show' to WGN America's Fall schedule is in-line with our strategy of providing our viewers quality entertainment that they can't get anywhere else. Along with presenting the best comedians in America, Bob & Tom produce one of the most entertaining morning shows on radio. This timely best-of show will appeal to their extensive fan base and further expand their nationwide audience via WGN America", said Sean Compton, Senior VP of Programming & Development, Tribune Broadcasting.
"The WGN Program provides a visual version of our brand of comedy and entertainment. We have a lot of fun doing the show and we know viewers will enjoy this unique peek behind our radio curtain", said host Tom Griswold.
For program schedules or additional information please visit www.wgnamerica.com or www.BobandTom.com.
ABOUT THE BOB & TOM RADIO SHOW:
With more than five million listeners in over 150 markets, "The Bob & Tom Show" is one of the longest running and highest-rated programs in American radio. The show broadcasts from flagship station WFBQ-FM in Indianapolis and is syndicated by Premiere Radio Networks. "The Bob & Tom Show" is a lively, humorous show inspired by the day's news, sports and topical lifestyle occurrences. Thousands of guests have appeared on the show from the world of music, movies, TV, books, sports, and comedy. In addition, the show is the premiere radio showcase for America's best comedians. As one of the most award-winning morning radio shows, "The Bob & Tom Show" has been honored with seven Billboard Magazine "Personality of the Year" Awards, 10 awards from Radio & Records, and an unprecedented five Marconi Awards from the National Association of Broadcasters. They have released more than 50 comedy albums, CDs and DVDs. Bob & Tom have also expanded their brand with Comedy Central specials as well as the popular "Canadian Mist Bob & Tom Comedy All-Stars Tour." Program schedules and additional information is available at www.BobandTom.com.
ABOUT WGN AMERICA:
WGN America is TV You Can't Ignore, a broad entertainment network and destination for audiences across America. Part of Tribune Broadcasting Company, WGN America (also available in HD) is nationally distributed via cable, satellite and telco with entertainment programming consisting of cable exclusives, first-run programs, blockbuster movies and live sports.
ABOUT PREMIERE RADIO NETWORKS:
Premiere Radio Networks, Inc., a subsidiary of Clear Channel Communications, syndicates 90 radio programs and services to more than 5,000 radio affiliations and reaches over 190 million listeners weekly. Premiere Radio is the #1 radio network in the country and is based in Sherman Oaks, California, with 13 offices nationwide.