Talk Radio Network’s Entire Weekday Line-up Included In 2011 Talkers Heavy Hundred
Central Point, OR – Talk Radio Network’s weekday nationally syndicated talk radio hosts’ are dominating not only the ratings, but also with the number of TRN’s hosts included in the recently released 2011 Talkers Magazine HEAVY HUNDRED, with the entire weekday line-up of hosts being included this year. The HEAVY HUNDRED is a popular feature included in the 2011 Talkers 250, a list of the top 250 most important radio show hosts in America. Talk Radio Network (TRN) is a leader in syndicated talk radio programming – eclipsing all other syndicators in the launch and development of new innovative programming in the spoken word format.
TRN’s all-star hosts’ featured in the 2011 Talkers, HEAVY HUNDRED shown with rankings include: Dr. Michael Savage, #4; Laura Ingraham, #5; Jerry Doyle, #16; Mancow #19; Rusty Humphries, #35; Phil Hendrie, #43, and America’s Morning News’ Co-Anchor’s, John McCaslin and Amy Holmes, #77.
TRN’s CEO, Mark Masters, says “A fearless entrepreneurial environment at TRN has been essential.” Masters adds, “Whether it is the syndication of conservatives, liberals, libertarians or lifestyle shows, the TRN companies love to create great programming. We are a company that loves great talk radio, we live and breathe what comes out of the speakers, and you can feel that passion in the hallways – we love this business.”
According to the Talkers Magazine ranking list of top nationally syndicated shows, Talk Radio Network and its affiliated networks have developed and redeveloped seven of the top ten largest syndicated talk radio shows in the United States since 1993.
Hosts included in the Talkers Top 250 and the HEAVY HUNDRED are selected by Talkers Magazine editors along with industry leaders. Radio hosts included are evaluated and ranked according the following factors: courage, effort, impact, longevity, potential, ratings, recognition, revenue, service, talent and uniqueness.
“This is one of the most challenging tasks that Talkers undertakes each year considering that there are thousands of talk show hosts across the country, ranging from national icons to those laboring in relative obscurity,” states Talkers Magazine preamble to the 2011 HEAVY HUNDRED, featured in the February, 2011 issue.
Talkers continues the explanation, describing the selection process used in the HEAVY HUNDRED, stating, “Aside from the hosts whose sheer numbers and fame demand inclusion on this list, the selection process is subjective with the goal being to create a list reflective of the industry’s diversity and total flavor as well as giving credit where credit is due.”
Dr. Michael Savage, host of The Michael Savage Show, airs on over 300 affiliates nationwide, 42 of which are in the top 50 metro markets, ranking as the 4th largest syndicated show, with over 8.5 million listeners, according to Talkers Magazine. The Michael Savage Show airs live from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. EST (3 p.m. – 6 p.m. PST).
The Laura Ingraham Show airs over 300 stations nationwide, 22 of which are in the top 25 metro markets, ranking as the 6th largest syndicated show, with over 6 million weekly listeners, according to Talkers Magazine. The Laura Ingraham Show airs live from
9 a.m. – Noon EST (6 a.m. – 9 a.m. PST).
The Jerry Doyle Show is now airing on over 200 affiliates nationwide, 34 of which are in the top 50 metro markets, ranking as the 7th largest syndicated show in the nation, with over 3.75 million weekly listeners, according to Talkers Magazine. The Jerry Doyle Show airs live from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. EST (12 p.m. to 3 p.m. PST).
The Mancow Experience, ranks as the 10th largest syndicated radio program, according to Talkers Magazine, with over 2.25 million listeners weekly. The program features entertainment industry news along with guests and features on music, movies, TV shows, comedy performances, and other related topics. The Mancow Experience airs live from 5:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. CST.
The Rusty Humphries Show is heard nationally on over 210 affiliates, ranking as the 9th syndicated show, with an estimated 2.75 million listeners weekly, according to Talkers Magazine. Rusty Humphries is a passionate supporter of law enforcement and military issues and is considered by many to be an expert on military affairs. The Rusty Humphries Show airs live from 9 p.m. - Midnight EST (6 p.m. - 9 p.m. PST).
The Phil Hendrie Show airs on over 120 affiliate nationwide, clearing in 8 of the top 10 largest metro markets. Hendrie has artfully carved his own niche in the spoken word format, consisting of comedy theatre with his own cast of fictional characters. The Phil Hendrie Show airs live from 10:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. PST (1:00 a.m. to 4:00 a.m. EST).
America’s Morning News, airs on over 100 affiliates nationwide, now airing in 10 of the top 25 largest metro markets. The morning-drive radio show, affiliated with The Washington Times, is co-anchored by John McCaslin and Amy Holmes, providing affiliates with nationwide with a news radio platform aimed at showcasing investigative reporting and accountability journalism. America's Morning News airs live from 6 a.m. - 9 a.m. EST (3 a.m. - 6 a.m. PST).
TRN, founded in 1993, is a juggernaut in long-form talk radio syndication. TRN’s lineup has contributed eight of the largest nationally syndicated shows in the U.S. during the last 12 years, all widely considered the most innovative offerings in entrepreneurial niche radio syndication.
TRN’s CEO, Mark Masters continues to innovate radio syndication as we know it; recently announcing the launch of America’s Radio News Network, the all news syndicated radio network providing affiliates 3-hour live Monday-Friday, news blocks. By the end of the year the network plans to offer a total of 15 hours of live news coverage each day.
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