PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Talk Radio 1210 WPHT announced today the return of Rush Limbaugh to its weekday talk line-up. Effective Monday, Oct. 28, The Rush Limbaugh Show will join the station in the Monday through Friday, 12:00 Noon to 3:00 PM. time period. Audiences can hear WPHT on-air at 1210AM, on-line at http://www.cbsphilly.com and through the Radio.com app for a variety of mobile devices.
A titan of talk radio, Limbaugh debuted on 1210AM in July 2000 and remained on the station until June 2012. The Rush Limbaugh Show is heard by up to 20 million people each week* and he is the most listened to radio personality in America. The program recently celebrated its 25th anniversary in national syndication.
Simultaneously, WPHT announced Sean Hannity will also return to the station’s line-up, effective Monday, Oct. 28. The Sean Hannity Show, America’s second most-listened-to radio talk show with nearly 13 million weekly listeners*, will be broadcast from 9:00 PM-12:00 Midnight.
Senior Vice President/Market Manager CBS RADIO Philadelphia Marc Rayfield said, “We couldn’t be more pleased to bring Rush and Sean home to WPHT. They are leaders in the format and the standard by which talk radio is measured. Rush will be the lead-in for Dick Morris who has been developing a strong program the past six months.”
Rayfield added, “When combining Rush, Sean and the Philadelphia Phillies, we have the single best talk radio station in the country. WPHT has never been better!”
Effective October 28, the line-up will be as follows:
5:30-9:00 AM Chris Stigall
9:00-12:00 Noon Dom Giordano
12:00 Noon – 3:00 PM Rush Limbaugh
3:00–6:00 PM Dick Morris with Gary R’nel
6:00–9:00 PM Rich Zeoli
9:00 PM–12:00 Midnight Sean Hannity
12:00 Midnight–5:30 AM Coast to Coast
*Source: Arbitron, Nationwide, Spring 2013
WPHT-AM is owned and operated by CBS RADIO, one of the largest major market radio operators in the United States. A division of CBS Corporation, CBS RADIO operates 126 radio stations across 27 markets, including all of the Top 10. CBS RADIO also owns and operates WOGL-FM, WIP-FM, CBS Sports Radio and KYW-AM in Philadelphia. The stations are available online at http://www.cbsphilly.com and http://www.wogl.com and through the Radio.com app for a variety of mobile devices.