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Re: New London CT
- Subject: Re: New London CT
- From: Mark Shneyder <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Sat, 31 Jul 1999 09:24:23 -0700 (PDT)
As a sidenote, Franco was replaced by Karlsson and Kelly(formerly McKenzie), formerly
of the Eagle 93-7(now Star 93-7)/Boston
- --- Mike Thomas <email@example.com> wrote:
> I think that the ratings dip was not a fluke for Q-105 (WQGN.) Longtime
> PD/morning man Franco crossed the street to WKCD mid-book. He has been the
> number one rated morning show in that market for years, in fact he was
> number one in NINE demos. Incredibly, he was working at WQGN without a
> contract or a non-compete. Can we say .....OOOOOPS!
> It's interesting that WNLC continues to do well with standards. Actually,
> there are two mainstream/soft AC stations, WBMW and WTYD, which are both
> satellite-fed and the two services sound virtually identical. No wonder
> standards did well. Besides, all those casino workers listen because they
> can see many of those artists live......
> Mike Thomas
> WXLO & Mediabase 24/7
> Scott D Fybush wrote:
> > -NEW LONDON: Standards WNLC checked in with the first-place title this
> > time, followed by WQGN (which lost so much that we suspect a weird
> > distribution of books in this small market), WCTY, WWRX, and WTYD.
> > The real story is a bit lower in the ratings, where WKCD's move from
> > smooth jazz to modern AC almost tripled its ratings (another possible
> > source for WQGN's tumble?)
> > --WORCESTER: Another AC market, with WSRS in the top spot, trailed by
> > WXLO, WTAG, WAAF...and newcomer WWFX, with something like four times
> > the ratings of classic-rock competitor WORC-FM.
> > -NEW BEDFORD: A strong #1 for CHR WFHN, followed by WCTK and WWLI in a
> > tie, WHJY, and a sagging WBSM.
> > -CAPE COD: WQRC rises again to stay in first, with classical WFCC
> > making an impressive gain in second, knocking standards WOCN to
> > third, followed by WCIB, WXTK, WCOD, WRZE, WPXC, WKPE, and WMVY. Down
> > in the noise: classic-rock WWKJ and hot AC WYST.
> > -MANCHESTER: WZID pulls one of the few 20+ performances nationwide,
> > followed far back by WGIR-FM, WOKQ, and WFEA, as WGIR(AM) and WQLL sag
> > into the Boston-fringe lower reaches of the book.
> > -PORTSMOUTH: A ratings dip couldn't keep WOKQ from first place,
> > followed by WHEB and a fast-dropping WERZ. Haverhill's WXRV turns in
> > a nice sixth-place showing, while AMs like WGIN/WGIP and WMYF can't
> > even break a 1.
> > We'll have more ratings, and much more news, next Friday...see you
> > then!
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> > (c)1999 Scott Fybush
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