‘The Bobby Bones Show’ Debuts With 35 Affiliates

Bobby Bones

Bobby Bones

Premiere Networks today (Feb. 19) announced that 35 country radio stations will carry The Bobby Bones Show when it launches nationwide on Monday, Feb. 25. Broadcasting live from WSIX in Nashville, The Bobby Bones Show airs weekday mornings from 5 to 10 a.m. CT featuring hosts Bobby Bones, Lunchbox and Amy. The program is also available on iHeartRadio.com and the iHeartRadio mobile app.

The Bobby Bones Show transitioned from a CHR format and debuted on Nashville’s The BIG 98/WSIX yesterday (Feb. 18). It will launch next week in the following top stations/markets: WFUS-FM/Tampa-St. Petersburg, FL; KSD-FM/St. Louis, MO; WCKY-FM/Findlay, OH; KWNR-FM/Las Vegas, NV; KASE-FM/Austin, TX; WCKT-FM/Ft. Meyers-Naples, FL; KNST-FM/Tucson, AZ; KTGX-FM/Tulsa, OK; KBQI-FM/Albuquerque, NM; KHEY-FM/El Paso, TX; KTOM-FM/Monterey-Salinas, CA; WAVW-FM/Ft. Pierce, FL; WMAD-FM/Madison, WI; KSWF-FM/ Springfield, MO; WSTH-FM/Columbus GA; KMFX-FM/Rochester, MN; KYKR-FM/Beaumont, TX; WTXT-FM/Tuscaloosa, AL; WOBB-FM/Albany, GA and more.

These stations were announced today during a press conference at the Country Music Hall of Fame. Brad Paisley, who will be the first guest on the new show Monday, shared a video message and revealed the national markets. WSIX’s Amy Paige and The AntMan hosted a Q&A session with Bones, followed by appearances by Jake Owen, Gloriana, Joe Nichols, Craig Campbell, Jana Kramer, Josh Thompson, Dustin Lynch, Parmalee, Brett Eldridge, Chris Janson, The Farm, Eric Paslay, Jon Pardi, Charlie Worsham, Kristin Kelly, Greg Bates and Joel Crouse.

Bones, Amy and Lunchbox will also host the new program Country Top 30 with Bobby Bones, set to originate from Nashville and launch nationwide the weekend of March 2 and 3. In addition, Bones will continue to host his weekly FOX Sports Radio program on Saturdays.

Bones, an Arkansas native, began his radio career at age 17. In 2002, he was hired by Q100/KQAR in Little Rock, Ark., and The Bobby Bones Night Show was born. In 2003, Bones moved to Austin, Texas where he began hosting The Bobby Bones Show Monday through Friday mornings on 96.7 KISS FM. Joined on-air by Lunchbox and Amy, they attracted top rankings in the market. The Bobby Bones Show joined Premiere Networks’ national lineup in 2011 and was nationally syndicated on AC radio until February 2013. In 2012, Bones and his long-time friend/tennis star Andy Roddick joined FOX Sports Radio’s weekend lineup.

Premiere Networks, a subsidiary of Clear Channel Media and Entertainment, syndicates 90 radio programs and services to more than 5,000 radio affiliations and reaches over 190 million listeners weekly. Premiere is home to personalities including Rush Limbaugh, Ryan Seacrest, Glenn Beck, Bob & Tom, Delilah, Steve Harvey, Blair Garner, John Boy and Billy and Sean Hannity.

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