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WFAN-FM/AM TO START 2018 WITH NEW VOICES IN AM & PM DRIVE

The number one sports talk radio station in the country, New York’s legendary WFAN 101.9 FM and 66 AM, today announced a new line-up and distinctive new voices to coincide with the launch of the New Year.  , currently co-host of “Gio & Jones” on CBS Sports Radio, has been named co-host of the newly renamed “Boomer & Gio,” alongside the incomparable Boomer Esiason. Later in the day, SportsRadio 94WIPs Chris Carlin, former New York Jets linebacker Bart Scottand CBS Sports Radio and Sports Illustrated’s  host a long-awaited new afternoon program, “The Afternoon Drive with Carlin, .” Further bolstering The Fan’s weekday line-up, longtime audience favorites Joe Benigno and Evan Roberts will now host a fourth hour.

The new shows and programming updates take effect Tuesday, January 2, 2018. “Boomer & Gio” airs weekdays from 6:00 to 10:00 AM, ET, and is simulcast on CBS Sports Network. Now with a refreshed three-anchor format and a diversity of voices, “The Afternoon Drive with Carlin, Bart and Maggie” will air weekdays from 2:00 to 6:30 PM. “Joe & Evan” remain at 10:00 AM and from three hours to four, closing at 2:00 PM. Steve Somers, an original WFAN host and heard before and after evening games, picks up at 6:30 PM and runs till 1:00 AM. Overnight Tony Paige and Marc Malusis are on-air from 1:00 to 5:40 AM and then Al Dukes and Jerry Recco host “The Warmup Show” from 5:40 to 6:00 AM to help busy NY’ers start their day.

Beginning January 2, 2018, the new WFAN Sports Radio 101.9 FM and Sports Radio 66 AM weekday line-up will be as follows:

1:00 – 5:40 AM Tony Paige & Marc Malusis
5:40 – 6:00 AM “The Warmup Show” with Al Dukes & Jerry Recco
6:00 – 10:00 AM “Boomer & Gio”
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM “Joe & Evan”
2:00 – 6:30 PM “The Afternoon Drive with Carlin, Bart and Maggie”
6:30 PM – 1:00 AM Steve Somers

 

“Today’s announcement helps solidify WFAN’s rank as the #1 sports talk radio station in the U.S. for years to come,” said Marc Rayfield, Senior Vice President/Market Manager, CBS RADIO New York. “The mix of distinctive new voices and line-up changes alongside perennial on-air favorites ensures a continuously remarkable listening experience for the passionate New York sports fans we proudly serve.”

Added Mark Chernoff, VP of Programming, WFAN and CBS RADIO New York, “With the addition of Gregg to the WFAN morning show alongside Boomer, and with Chris, Bart and Maggie joining us in the afternoon, we’ve assembled a stellar line-up that we’re proud to showcase on WFAN. New York sports fans are about to be entertained, challenged and engaged like never before.”

Bart Scott
Maggie Gray
Gregg Giannotti
Chris Carlin

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