Imus canned by MSNBC

David Tomm
Thu Apr 12 13:57:51 EDT 2007

Syndication seems to be taking care of itself.  Imus lost affiliates in  
Portland, OR, Charleston, SC and Stroudsberg, PA just in the last day  
or so.  By the end of his suspension, there probably won't be too many  
stations left.  You have to wonder how long WTKK will stick with him.   
They've already announced that Mike Barnicle will fill in for Imus  
during the suspension period.  Does GM hire a sidekick for Barnicle and  
make it permanent?  Possibly.

As far as WFAN goes, they'll probably do what WEEI did when they  
dropped Imus--bring in a couple of local sports media types and have  
them do a sports & 'man talk' style show in that daypart.

-Dave Tomm
"Mike Thomas"

On Apr 12, 2007, at 1:15 PM, Sean Smyth wrote:

> So if WFAN does fire Imus, in what direction does it turn?
> They've had a rarely sports show produce for them for 19 years now.
> And separately, you have to factor in the other stations that pick up
> Imus by syndication.
> Two major decisions for CBS.
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