Imus Headlines Newstalk 1160 Lineup Starting Monday, April 13th from 6am-10am

Newstalk 1160 "The Talk of the Town" announces the addition of Imus in the Morning
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April 8, 2009 - PRLog -- Imus in the Morning is moving from WYAY-FM True Oldies 106.7 to Newstalk 1160 “The Talk of the Town” WCFO-AM, Atlanta’s News Talk Radio, beginning April 13th from 6:00am-10:00am.

Jeff Davis, Vice President and General Manager of WCFO-AM said, “When you think of talk radio, you think of Imus. So many people who grew up with Imus now live in Atlanta and having his program back in talk radio will fill the void in their mornings.”  WYAY has agreed to promote this changeover for two weeks so listeners will be able to find the I-man in Atlanta.

Don Imus, a 30+ year radio legend is currently heard on over 50 stations across the country.  Provocative, humorous and informative, the Imus in the Morning program has been entertaining millions of listeners in New York and across the country for over 30 years. The show can be heard Monday-Friday 6:00am-10:00am on Newstalk 1160 and is also syndicated to over 20 radio stations nationally via the ABC Radio Network. The show is also simulcast daily on RFD-TV from 6am-9am, reaching a large nationwide cable audience.

Don Imus leads a multi-talented cast of characters led by Newsman and sidekick Charles McCord, Co-host, Karith Foster, Sportscaster Tony Powell and Executive Producer Bernard McGuirk.  The Imus in the Morning show is one of the most influential and entertaining talk shows in America.

Listeners who tune-in to Newstalk 1160 will be welcomed by a schedule full of critically-acclaimed and award-winning hosts from across the country. Beginning Monday, April 13th listeners can look forward to the following weekday line-up:

Imus in the Morning:  6am – 10am

Imus in the Morning offers a mix of current affairs, politics, entertainment and sports. It has become a regular stop on the circuit for Washington insiders, media elite, best-selling authors, politicians and presidential candidates.  Imus has been on the cover of Newsweek Magazine, and Time Magazine named him one of the 25 most influential Americans. He is a 4-time recipient of the Marconi Award from the National Association Of Broadcasters, and a member of the prestigious Broadcasting and Cable Hall of Fame.

Laura Ingraham: 10am – 1pm

Always articulate and entertaining, "The Laura Ingraham Show" has been addicting legions of listeners since her launch into national syndication in 2001. Smart, funny, and ahead of the curve in politics and the culture, Laura takes listeners on a wild ride through the colliding worlds of politics, the news media, and Hollywood. Whether she's on the watch for evidence of media bias, political hypocrisy or Hollywood inanity, Laura infuses her program with a level of energy and commitment to conservative principles that grabs hold and won't let go.

Jerry Doyle: 1pm – 3pm

Listeners will enjoy Doyle's anecdotal humor, satirical observations and well-rounded social commentary. His ability to choose compelling topics provokes lively conversations on the issues of the day. The Jerry Doyle Show is a mix of politics, pop culture and current events. Doyle's strong opinions, diverse background and quick wit can appeal to all listening audiences.

Erich “Mancow” Muller: 3pm – 7pm

In addition to his eclectic and sometimes controversial radio program, Mancow can be spotted making appearances on television programs including Politically Incorrect, David Letterman, Jerry Springer and others. A weekly contributor to the Fox News Channel’s “Fox and Friends,” Mancow is a breath of fresh air for Atlantans who are tired of “same-old, same-old.”

Lou Dobbs: 7pm – 9pm

A journalism legend, Lou Dobbs has won numerous awards, boasting both a George Foster Peabody Award and an Emmy. Former Executive Vice President of CNN, Lou Dobbs tackles current events and the issues that matter most in the world today.

“Dr. Laura” Schlessinger: 9pm – 11pm

A queen of self-help radio, Dr. Laura is ranked number four on Talkers Magazine list of the “250 Most Important Radio Talk Show Hosts in America.” Dr. Laura is the author of ten New York Times best-selling books and has been featured on a number of television programs including The Oprah Winfrey Show and The Today Show.

Dennis Miller: 11pm – 1am

One of the premiere comedy talents in America today, five-time Emmy award winner and four-time Writers' Guild award winner, Dennis Miller is taking Atlanta radio by storm. Miller is an entertainer who understands politics and current affairs. He will bring a fresh perspective and new vigor to Newstalk that listeners will appreciate. The two-hour program will showcase Miller’s unique take on the day’s topics with comedy and satire and will include listener calls and high profile guest interviews.

In addition to a new weekday line-up, weekend listeners can enjoy Notre Dame and Georgia Southern Football, Atlanta’s Business, with Jeff Davis, and Women on the Move, with Jennifer Green.

About Newstalk 1160

With only three major news-talk radio stations in a metro city that now exceeds five million people, the decision to add an additional choice on the AM dial was an easy one; the availability of such broadcasting icons as Imus, Laura Ingraham, Mancow, Lou Dobbs, Dr. Laura Schlessinger, and Dennis Miller, along with CBS News on the hour, made the decision even easier. Now Newstalk 1160 is your one-stop shop for the best in talk radio programming. Newstalk 1160... “The Talk of the Town”.

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