United Stations Radio Networks, Inc. (USRN), is excited to announce that to kick off the new year, THE BILLY MADISON SHOW will be broadcasted in three (3) new radio markets. Radio stations in Baltimore, MD, Missoula, MT and Tucson, AZ have all joined the fast-growing network of radio stations broadcasting this ratings juggernaut. This announcement comes from Stefan Jones, USRN’s SVP/Content and Affiliation.
In Baltimore, the legendary WIYY (98 Rock) has tapped the Billy Madison Show for its night shift. The program, which is primarily a live morning show, has recently started making pre-taped segments available for stations interested in airing the program in time slots other than AM Drive, and WIYY has set the show for its evening slot. In Missoula, 95.3 The X will air Billy Madison and his crew in the morning drive time period via an HD radio dial position from KDXT and a translator at 95.3 FM. And in Tucson, the Lotus Communications Alternative Rock Station KFMA-FM known locally as Rock 102.1 has also added The Billy Madison show as their morning show.
The Billy Madison Show is flag-shipped at Cox Radio’s KISS-FM, San Antonio where the show went from 17th in the market to #1 in just seven incredible weeks back in 2011. The program launched into syndication through a partnership between Cox and Nineball Radio, and it became a United Stations property after USRN acquired Nineball in early 2016. The show has been growing steadily, and adding three new broadcast outlets is a great way to ring in 2018. Recent growth in the show has been aided by a new a web-based distribution method for program segments of The Billy Madison Show, which in turn, opens up new opportunities for other stations to create flexible playback options for the material including re-clocking the show to add music.
United Stations Radio Networks, Inc. is America’s leading independently owned and operated radio network. USRN currently produces and distributes dozens of format-specific programs and services accounting for nearly 6000 affiliations with commercial radio stations across the country. The New York-based company maintains programming, sales and affiliate marketing offices in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, Washington and Nashville. USRN was founded in 1994 by radio pioneers Dick Clark and Nick Verbitsky.