Tags: huckabee | limbaugh | talk | radio | show

Huckabee to Rival Limbaugh on Radio

Thursday, 09 Feb 2012 04:46 PM

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink
Mike Huckabee apparently doesn’t believe in doing anything halfway. The former Arkansas governor is going to take on Rush Limbaugh – the dean of conservative talk radio – beginning in April.

Huckabee will be running a radio show weekdays from noon to 3 p.m. for Cumulus Media Networks, The New York Times reports. The company began selling it to radio stations this week with a scheduled April 2 start date.

Huckabee will hosting “Huckabee,” his weekend talk show on the Fox News Channel, as well as the short radio commentaries that Cumulus already distributes each day. But he’s not letting his media career determine whether he may once again run for president.

“If, a few years down the road, I see an opening, I don’t rule it out, but I’m not plotting a political return either,” he told the Times.

Cumulus is driving straight at the most successful radio syndication company, Clear Channel Communications, which distributes Limbaugh’s show and an array of others, the Times reported. It pointed out that “Limbaugh all but owns the hours of noon to 3 p.m. Eastern time on talk radio, having fended off any number of would-be competitors.”

“I don’t feel like I’m a competitor,” Huckabee said when asked about the match-up in time slots with Mr. Limbaugh. “He’s going to have an audience that will be very loyal and has been for over 20 years. I doubt that will change.”

© 2014 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
Top Stories
You May Also Like

Man Charged after Jumping White House Fence, Sparking Lockdown

Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 08:34 AM

A man arrested after jumping the White House fence on Wednesday night has been charged with three felony counts and four . . .

WaPost: At Least 6 African-American Witnesses Back Officer in Ferguson Shooting

Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 12:10 PM

Slain Ferguson teen Michael Brown was shot in the hand at close range, an official county autopsy report obtained by the . . .

Rep. Camp Accuses White House of Stonewalling in IRS Scandal

Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 08:07 AM

House Ways and Means Chairman Dave Camp has accused the Obama administration of blocking his committee from grilling a k . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved