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‘THE SAVAGE NATION’ RETURNS OCT. 23!MICHAEL SAVAGE AND CUMULUS; A NEW POWER IN RADIO
Third Largest Radio Show Acquired
Atlanta, October 17, 2012 – Cumulus Media Networks, with more than 4,000 affiliate radio stations reaching 121 million listeners, proudly announces Michael Savage’s The Savage Nation® will go live beginning Tuesday, October 23.
The Savage Nation® will air live each Monday – Friday from 9PM – midnight (EST) and 6PM – 9PM (PST) on radio stations across the country delivering Michael Savage’s incisive thoughts on politics, American culture and traditional values. His famous “news, views and reviews” will continue to inform and entertain millions of loyal and new listeners on powerhouse Cumulus stations.
Legendary conservative spokesman Michael Savage’s The Savage Nation® was recently the third most listened to radio talk show in the nation with more than ten million weekly listeners. In 2012 The Savage Nation® became the # 1 talk show on the Internet. All of his numbers were way up especially via Mobile and Social Radio. He is the author of 28 books, including six New York Times bestsellers. He was awarded the coveted Freedom of Speech Award by Talkers Magazine and earned his Ph.D. from the University of California at Berkeley.
“As we aggressively create radio’s most compelling mix of show hosts the addition of Michael Savage is a milestone in our determined efforts to provide our listeners nationwide with the best programing in the business,” said John Dickey, co-chief operating officer of Cumulus.
“Cumulus and Savage will make radio history. The turbulent times we live in give talk radio a new power.This is the biggest move of my radio career and I look forward to reaching many millions of new listeners on their flamethrower signals,” said Michael Savage.
In addition to Michael Savage, Cumulus Media Networks so far this year has announced new shows from hosts including former Governor Mike Huckabee, Geraldo Rivera, Perez Hilton and Kix Brooks.
ABOUT CUMULUS MEDIA NETWORKS
Cumulus Media (NASDAQ: CMLS) is the largest pure-play radio broadcaster in the United States with approximately 525 stations in 110 markets, fully-distributed programming network serving more than 4,500 affiliates nationwide as well as the local deals platform SweetJack that by the end of 2012 will serve 200 U.S. markets. Cumulus strives to create the next-generation radio broadcasting and digital enterprise based on great people and technological excellence. Cumulus provides high quality local programming choices for listeners and advertisers, challenging career environments for employees and value opportunities for shareholders. For more information, visit cumulus.com.