Michael Savage to Take Over Sean Hannity's Radio Time Slot on Cumulus

Thursday, 26 Sep 2013 10:30 AM

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink
Calling it the "biggest shake-up in talk radio history," conservative talk-show host Michael Savage announced Wednesday night that his program, "The Savage Nation," will be taking over Sean Hannity's daily time slot from 3 to 6 p.m. on Cumulus Radio.

The time shift won't take place until January, according to World Net Daily.




"The time slot says that something about my show has resonated with the American people," Savage said.

Obamacare: Massive New Rules Revealed for 2013

"Will this change of Michael Savage going to drive time change the course of the next election?" he asked rhetorically.

It was reported in late July that Cumulus Radio would be dropping its two top conservative talk-show hosts, Hannity and Rush Limbaugh, by the end of 2013. Both have since struck new deals, however, with Limbaugh remaining with Cumulus and Hannity moving to Premiere Networks to continue his nationally syndicated program. Limbaugh is still ranked as the leading radio talk show host, based on listeners, and Hannity is ranked second behind him.

Savage predicted in August that he would be taking over Hannity's highly coveted afternoon drive slot, saying the "sun has set" on Hannity's "act."

"I predict, right here, right now, that I, Michael Savage, and the 'Savage Nation' is going to take over 'The Sean Hannity Show' time slot by the end of the year," Savage said on Aug. 15. "I am heir apparent to afternoon drive on the East Coast and around America on Cumulus stations, which have the most powerful stations in the radio world."

Politico reported Wednesday afternoon before "The Savage Nation" began at 9 p.m. Eastern Time that Savage would be making this "big announcement."

It was also announced earlier this month that Hannity's 9 p.m. television show time slot on Fox News would be going to rising star Megyn Kelly and that he would be moving to 10 p.m.

ObamaCare Is About to Strike -- Are You Prepared? Click on the Countdown Clock to Find Out.

 


© 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:
Retype 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

Rams Cut Sam, 1st Openly Gay Player Drafted

Saturday, 30 Aug 2014 16:47 PM

The St. Louis Rams have cut Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted by an NFL team.The 7th-round draft pick has . . .

Car in Suspected Threat on Obama Found in Connecticut

Saturday, 30 Aug 2014 16:17 PM

A car sought in connection with a suspected threat against President Barack Obama has been located in Connecticut, autho . . .

Netanyahu: Islamic Extremist Threat All Around Israel

Saturday, 30 Aug 2014 15:45 PM

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said threats from the Islamic State and al-Qaida as well as Hezbollah and Iran . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, NewsmaxWorld, NewsmaxHealth, are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

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