Bob & Tom Changing Networks
The Indianapolis-based “Bob & Tom Show” is planning to move to a new radio syndication network after the end of the year. In a statement, Co-Host Tom Griswold says talks with Georgia-based Cumulus Media Networks made it clear that “our visions aligned for the future.” The show has been carried by Premiere Radio Networks, which is owned by Texas-based Clear Channel Communications Inc.
In March, Griswold and Bob Kevoian celebrated 30 years on the air.
The “Bob & Tom Show” is carried by approximately 130 radio stations throughout the country and on the Armed Forces Radio Network.
Cumulus Media Inc. owns Cumulus Media Networks
October 15, 2013
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The Bob & Tom Show, one of the longest-running and highest-rated morning radio shows in America, is partnering with Cumulus Media Networks for operational and advertising sales beginning January 1, 2014. Originating out of The Bob & Tom Show Studio’s in Indianapolis, The Bob & Tom Show is heard on approximately 130 stations around the country as well as the American Forces Radio Network.
The Bob & Tom Show Host Tom Griswold said “We have enjoyed a tremendous relationship with Premiere Networks and Clear Channel Media + Entertainment for many years. Cumulus Media stations have always supported The Bob & Tom Show in some of our largest markets, and once I had an opportunity to meet with John Dickey, it became clear that our visions aligned for the future. We really appreciate the years of dedication from Julie Talbott and the staff at Premiere Networks, and we look forward to continuing to work with Clear Channel stations in the future.”
About The Bob & Tom Show
The Bob & Tom Show is a lively, humorous program inspired by the day’s news, sports and topical lifestyle occurrences. It’s also the premiere radio showcase for America’s best comedians. Nationally syndicated, The Bob & Tom Show is one of the longest-running and highest-rated radio programs in America and one of the most award-winning morning radio shows, having been honored with seven Billboard Magazine “Personality of the Year” Awards, 11 awards from Radio & Records, and five Marconi Awards from the National Association of Broadcasters. In addition, Bob & Tom have released more than 50 comedy albums, CDs and DVDs, and expanded their brand with Comedy Central specials, as well as popular comedy tours. Program schedules and additional information is available at www.BobandTom.com.
Sources: “The Bob & Tom Show,” Inside INdiana Business