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Re: Jeanine Graff canned by WTKK
I haven't heard any reports yet as to what WTKK has in mind for late
evenings/early mornings. But if I were to go out on a limb, I'd say they
may consider adding
"Lovelines". It's still a wildly popular show across the nation, it would
enhance Jay Severin's positioning of " Extreme Games", It has reappeared on
WNEW, and just because
it was first taken off WFNX, then WBCN doesn't mean they didn't get
With the shuffling going on at WTKK, it may be a good move.
"Kaimbridge M. GoldChild" wrote:
> Larry Weil wrote,
> >At 12:01 AM -0500 2/8/01, Chris Beckwith wrote:
> >>The Herald's Dean Johnson says her 8-10PM show will be replaced
> >>by canned Barnicle.
> >It already has been. And Lionel has disappeared too, it seems he
> >was moved to the midnight slot, but shortly thereafter he was
> >replaced there by Severin repeats.
> Lionel got yanked by Premier when WTKK shifted him to tape delay,
> which Premier says is a no-no--its either live or nothing (which I think
> is a perfectly legitimate demand: How would you like being someone
> calling about "police abuses you've experienced", trying for
> 25 min. to get on, only to be told that "you're hearing the first
> hour's show, now we're asking for 'the most outrageous sex act you've
> seen [or done yourself] in public'"!).
> My question, then, is why don't they run the consumer show from 8-10,
> Lionel (though it does get raunchy, it is done in the context of actual
> entertainment/amusement, not just to be a "shock jock"--i.e., George
> Carlin-ish rather than empty Stern/O&A type schtick) from 10-1, then
> Sererin from 1-5, dumping those Beavis & Butthead buffoons, altogether?