John Boy and Billy re-up with Premiere
Premiere Networks announced a long-term agreement with John Boy and Billy to renew and extend their relationship with the company. Specific terms were not announced. Broadcasting weekdays and Saturdays from 6 – 10 a.m. ET, John Boy & Billy’s The Big Show will continue to be heard on more than 70 stations nationwide, in addition to iHeartRadio.
Said John Boy and Billy: “We’re happy about the renewal, and excited about keeping The Big Show gang together for the long haul. It’s one of the best teams in radio, and they make coming to work fun.”
Added Premiere Networks President Julie Talbott: “Having a unique program like John Boy & Billy’s The Big Show in our lineup offers incredible programming for listeners, advertisers and strategic partners. We’re delighted to continue our successful partnership with John Boy and Billy well into the future.”
John Boy and Billy have been working together since 1980, and are known for their uniquely Southern spin on mass-appeal morning radio, with a special emphasis on quirky characters and NASCAR coverage. With more than 30 years on-air together, the Charlotte-based duo (flagship is Classic Rock “99.7 The Fox” WRFX-FM) are a consistent top performer in markets such as Charlotte; Greenville, SC; Knoxville, Nashville, Mobile and Montgomery.