–The Glenn Beck Program Continues to Grow, Increasing 53% in Key Demo Since 2009–
LOS ANGELES, June 14, 2010 – Premiere Radio Networks is proud to announce that The Glenn Beck Program has hit a broadcasting milestone of 400 affiliates with the addition of Salem Communications’ 870 KRLA-AM in Los Angeles. KRLA will begin airing the program live on weekdays from 6 – 9 a.m. PT beginning July 6.
Beck commented, “I have been doing radio since I was 13 years old, so this milestone is particularly meaningful to me. I am glad to join KRLA and look forward to continuing to grow our show as we bring the fusion of entertainment and enlightenment to millions of listeners every day.”
“Glenn is the perfect complement to our schedule. This truly enhances the strength of our all-star Salem line-up,” said Chuck Tyler, KRLA Radio Program Director.
Glenn Beck’s quick wit, candid opinions and engaging personality have made The Glenn Beck Program the third-highest-rated radio program in America. His unique blend of modern-day storytelling and insightful views on current events allow him to connect with his fans, inspiring and entertaining them with his humor, hard-hitting interviews and honest tales about his life. The program launched in 2002 on just 47 stations and has continued to experience tremendous growth year after year. Since the beginning of 2009, the program has increasing 53% in the key demo of Adults 25-54 as well as 48% with Persons 12+ (Source: Arbitron, SP’08 to FA’09, Nationwide, Exact Times).