Top 40 competitors

Rick Kelly
Thu Jun 15 22:40:46 EDT 2006

On 6/15/06, Doug Drown <> wrote:

> Following up on Boom Boom Brannigan's years at WPTR when it was a Top 40
> station:  I'm curious about the ratings wars that existed in metro areas
> such as Albany, Hartford, Providence, Portland, Manchester, and Boston back
> when each of those cities had (in most cases) two dominant Top 40 stations.
> In Albany-Schenectady-Troy, for example, which station carried the top
> ratings most of the time --- WPTR or WTRY?   Can anyone comment on the other
> aforementioned cities, and others?

In Albany, WTRY dominated, although WPTR had the occasional "bump".
In Hartford, WDRC dominated.

-Rick Kelly

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