01/06/2020 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 01/06/2020 08:33
PHILADELPHIA, PA - January 6, 2020 - Entercom, the #1 creator of live, original, local audio content in the United States, presents 'Mike's On,' a RADIO.COM Original to be hosted by longtime WFAN (WFAN-AM/FM) host Mike Francesa. The highly anticipated daily show will be available weekdays from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. ET beginning today, only on RADIO.COM, the exclusive digital home for all Entercom content across its portfolio of 235 stations. From 6:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. ET Mike will also be heard on his longtime radio home The FAN, WFAN (101.9 FM/660 AM).
'Mike Francesa is a pillar in sports radio who has played an integral part in driving sports conversations in New York,' said J.D. Crowley, Chief Digital Officer, Entercom. 'We're excited to continue our partnership with Mike and offer the same unrivaled sports content our New York listeners love to a broader audience on RADIO.COM.'
'I'm looking forward to working with RADIO.COM in a variety of new ways and continuing my tenure on WFAN,' said Francesa. 'This new opportunity will allow me to connect with loyal listeners all over the country on both broadcast and digital and I'm looking forward to making this new show a success.'
Now in his fourth decade in sports talk media, Mike Francesa has firmly established himself as one of the most celebrated and successful sports talk show hosts in the history of radio. For 19 years, Francesa teamed up with Christopher Russo to host the iconic 'Mike and the Mad Dog' show on WFAN, New York's flagship sports station. Francesa then went on to host 'Mike's On,' and will continue to do so daily from 6:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. ET on WFAN and streamed on RADIO.COM. In addition, Francesa will also host exclusive and original RADIO.COM programming to be announced at a later date.
RADIO.COM is an integrated digital platform where consumers discover and connect live with the Entercom portfolio of premium, curated content powered by over 235 highly rated, locally programmed radio stations and their websites, as well as live events. RADIO.COM, the fastest growing digital audio app in the U.S., currently has over 500 stations and thousands of podcasts, with more added continuously on its rapidly growing platform. RADIO.COM offers anytime, anywhere access through the RADIO.COM mobile app and website, and home and auto-connected devices, including Amazon Echo, Amazon FireTV, Sonos, Roku, Google Home, Google Chromecast, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay and many more. Users can download the free RADIO.COM app for iOS and Android at RADIO.COM/app.
About Entercom Communications Corp.
Entercom Communications Corp. (NYSE: ETM) is a leading American media and entertainment company reaching and engaging over 170 million people each month through its premier collection of highly rated, award winning radio stations, digital platforms and live events. As one of the country's two largest radio broadcasters, Entercom offers integrated marketing solutions and delivers the power of local connection on a national scale with coverage of close to 90% of persons 12+ in the top 50 markets. Entercom is the #1 creator of live, original, local audio content and the nation's unrivaled leader in news and sports radio. Learn more about Philadelphia-based Entercom at www.entercom.com, Facebook and Twitter (@Entercom).