Thursday, February 26th 2009
Powered By The Glenn Beck Program, WOR News/TalkRadio 710 HD Beats 77WABC From 9-11 AM On Weekdays
According to Arbitron PPM, The Glenn Beck Program on WOR Outperformed WABC
by a Remarkable 77% from 9-11am and by a Staggering 96% in the 10 Oï¿½Clock Hour
Year-to-Year Glenn Beck is up 194% in A25-54 and 203% in M25-54 on WOR
(New York, New York - February 26, 2009) Powered by The Glenn Beck Program, America's third highest rated radio show, WOR News/Talk Radio 710 HD beat News Talk Radio 77WABC in Beck's 9-11 am timeslot. In just its first month broadcasting Beck's show, WOR outperformed WABC in the A25-54 demo by 77% (1.6 vs. .9) from 9-11am and by 96% (1.6 vs .8) in the 10 am hour when WABC airs The Joe Scarborough Show. Year-to-Year, Glenn Beck is up 194% in A25-54 and 203% in M25-54 on WOR. All of these ratings were measured using Portable People Meters for the Arbitron January ratings period.
WOR's Vice President and General Manager Jerry Crowley said: "The surge in listenership during Glenn's first month is one of the strongest performances I have witnessed in my 30 years in broadcasting. His incredible relationship with his listeners has made him this generation's media superstar and we are thrilled to be his NY home. My guess is the best is yet to come. Stay tuned."
Glenn first joined the WOR weekly line-up on January 5th, 2009. His quick wit, candid opinions and engaging personality have made The Glenn Beck Program the third highest rated radio program in America and Glenn Beck, one of the most successful new shows on the Fox News Channel. His unique blend of modern-day storytelling and insightful views on current events allowed him to achieve the extraordinary feat of having #1 New York Times bestsellers in both fiction and non-fiction. Beck is also the star of a live stage show, the publisher of Fusion magazine and the editor of GlennBeck.com http://www.glennbeck.com.
About WOR News/Talk Radio 710 HD
Founded in 1922, WOR News/Talk Radio 710 HD is New York's oldest, privately-owned and continuously-operated radio station. As a top talk radio station in the country, it has continually made history with its award-winning broadcasts and remotes. WOR provides a well-rounded schedule of informational and lifestyle programming, featuring personalities such as John Gambling, Glenn Beck, Joan Hamburg, Dr. Joy Browne, Lou Dobbs, Steve Malzberg, Michael Savage, Dr. Ronald Hoffman, and Joey Reynolds. WOR News/Talk Radio 710 HD is a Buckley Broadcasting Corporation radio station, and it is the first AM Radio station in New York to broadcast in the new HD technology. WOR is now streaming and podcasting at wor710.com. http://www.wor710.com.