Launching later this month, Westwood One Radio will syndicate the Robert Wuhl Show, hosted by the actor who headed the HBO series, “Arli$$” as well as playing in sports movies “Bull Durham” and “Cobb”. Wuhl who’s a big sports fan will talk about sports, but the show will also veer into entertainment.
Westwood One is telling us that 9 Cumulus Media stations will be picking up the show when it premieres on January 17.
– Nine Cumulus Media Stations Will Begin Airing The Robert Wuhl Show Upon its Debut on January 17, 2011. –New York, NY – January 3, 2011 – Westwood One, Inc. (NASDAQ: WWON) announced today that upon its January 17th debut, The Robert Wuhl Show will be heard on Cumulus Media stations in nine markets nationwide. Hosted by sports fanatic, actor, and comedian Robert Wuhl, the three-hour daily talk show will air live Monday – Friday from 3p-6p ET from the Westwood One studios in Culver City.“There is a real buzz in the marketplace for Robert Wuhl from sports talk stations around the country,” said Dennis Green, EVP Westwood One Affiliate Sales. “With so much going in the world of sports, there is no better time to get a fresh take that is both fun and informative. We are delighted Cumulus has come on board for the initial launch clearances and look forward to many more to come.”“There is some very innovative programming coming from Westwood One these days and that includes sports talk,” said John Dickey, President Cumulus Media. “Robert Wuhl has a wealth of sports knowledge, the connections of a Hollywood insider, plus the wit and delivery of a seasoned writer and comedian. Wuhl is a sure hit and we are excited to be part of his radio debut this January.”Robert Wuhl is well known for his role as sports super-agent Arliss Michaels on the HBO program Arliss. The Robert Wuhl Show is a fresh, new sports talk program offering an entertaining take on sports with a unique comedic twist and celebrity interviews with the biggest stars from the worlds of sports and Hollywood.
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