ESPN 1510 related domain names registered...
Fri Sep 3 13:50:41 EDT 2010
I wonder if that will screw things up for WGAM/WGHM in Nashua/
Manchester, which currently clears most ESPN content (save for Red Sox
games, a PM drive program, and Dan Patrick). WGAM serves as a useful
counter to WEEI when D&C start getting strident. I'd much rather
listen to bird-fed Mike & Mike -- who actually talk about sports in
the morning -- to D&C's political rants or Toucher & Rich's boys-
On 3 Sep 2010, at 12:15, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> RadioInsight.com and Boston Sports Media Watch ( http://www.bostonsportsmedia.com/2010/09/espn-radio-on-1510
> ) note that 2 domain names relating to ESPN 1510 Boston have been
> registered. RadioInsight said the domain names were registered by a
> company run by Anthony Pepe of WWZN (though I could turn up no WHOIS
> info; private), while Boston Sports Media got a quick response from
> Pepe saying nothing was happening.
> However it was said here last month that Bob Kraft was looking into
> possibly getting 1510 to
> run ESPN and Revs soccer, though there was concern about the signal.
> Who knows what will happen, but I think ESPN started on WEEI last
> Oct. and if there are one year contracts, you
> wonder if there could be a switch. I happen to think ESPN wouldn't
> mind a station like 1510
> at least by day and weeknights, and perhaps they could also keep the
> relationship with WEEI
> (overnights, baseball playoffs) though WEEI wouldn't be too crazy
> about that kind of situation
> (2 affiliates in town, one with mostly ESPN talk shows?) Bruce Allen
> of BSMW also
> doubts it will happen, especially given the "hype" about the
> affiliation last year.
> But if ESPN is desperate enough to want to get its shows on/ ads
> run, etc...? Look at
> Clear Channel which is getting its Premiere shows (and ads) cleared
> on WXKS now. The
> ratings are so-so, for now, but they're getting the shows and ads
> on. Might ESPN want
> the same?
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