Severino absent again (WTKK)

Laurence Glavin
Mon Sep 19 16:54:53 EDT 2005

>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Bob Nelson" <>
>Subject: Severino absent again (WTKK)
>Date: Mon, 19 Sep 2005 15:28:52 -0400

> Jim Severino, heard as "Jay Severin" on WTKK, got a new job the other
> day--doing a weekday talk show for Infinity, "Jay Severin Has Issues",
> which will start in January. No word yet on what station will carry
> it, though; Severin's contract with Greater Media expires at the end
> of the year. WTKK is the affiliate for Westwood One/Infinity shows,
> but would WBZ run Severin?
> Or maybe even WRKO? (They could tape delay him and put him on at 10 pm
> after live
> Howie Carr and slightly tape-delayed Savage.)
> Meanwhile, the Globe's Scot Lehigh attacked Severin for a "phony
> Pulitzer" claim in his
> Friday column and Severin was made fun of by Howie Carr that day.
> Severin himself
> was absent from his show Friday (live Hannity aired instead). Surely
> he could talk about all this today, right? Nope--Hannity's on again.
> Hmm.
Severin's picture still appears on's home page....
I checked the schedule and he's still pencilled in at 3:00 pm.
Oh, and I noticed one odd thing:  they actually PROMOTE the
fact that they run infomercials at 5:00 am Saturdays and
Sundays, and use the word 'infomercials'.


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