More radio results from September

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Clark-SmidtThe Rest of the Best: September Radio in the Top 40 Nielsen PPM markets
By ClarkSmidt

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26. RIVERSIDE-SAN BERNARDINO, CA. 6+ Population 1,936,100. #1 share Entravision SpanishAdult KLYY 10.5-9.5-8-7 on #3 cume. Runner Up Anaheim Broadcasting Classic Hits KOLA 6.9-6.3-6.1 and 3rd place iHeart RymCHR KGGI 5.1-5.1-5.0 has the #1 cume, 596k. Univison Radio Romantica KLVE is 4th jumping 3.2-3.2-4.5 and rounds out their cluster with RegMexican KSCA 2.9-2.9-3.1 and SpanishAdult KRCD .8. Stand-alone Liberman Broadcasting RegMex KRQB goes 3.6-4.2-3.9 and overall 5th share. CBS: Country pair KFRG 3.5-3.9-3.4 and KXFG .1. Good News Radio ContempChristian KSGN rises 2.3-2.7-3.0, Anaheim Broadcasting Rock KCAL steady 2.3, Point Radio RhymCHR 2.0 and All-Pro Broadcasting: A/C KATY 1.7 & ModRock KCXX 1.4. News/Talk: San Bernardino Community College KVCR .7; So Cal. Public KUOR .4. Riverside-San B. Stats: Stations 35, Subscribers 60%, Spanish 48%, AfroAm 10%. Largest August/September Swings, +1.3 Romantica KLVE, -.8 SpanishAdult KLYY. Group Cluster Shares: Entravision 9.1, Univision and Anaheim Broadcasting both 8.4 and iHeart 5.1.

27. SACRAMENTO, CA. 1,866,100. #1 share is Entercom Classic Rock KSEG, 7.9-7.9-6.8 on a close 2nd cume. CBS A/C KYMX 2nd 5.7-6.4-6.0, iHeart N/T KBFK-A/F 5.3-5.7-6.0 and Entercom 4th & 5th with CHR KDND at #1 cume 558k and 6.1-5.8-5.9; Rock KRXQ 5.8-5.4-5.5. CBS: Hot A/C KZZO 4.9-4.7-4.8, RymCHR KSFM 4.2-4.0-4.7 and Country KNCI 4.6-4.1-3.4, tied with Entravision Country KNTY 4.1-3.8-3.4. Entravision: RymCHR KHHM holding 3.1, SpanishAdult KXSE 2.2-2.4-2.8 and RegMex KCRX .9 to tie Adelante Media RegMex KGRB .9; Adelante SpanishCHR KLMG 1.7. Entercom: 8th & 9th ranked ModRock KKDO 4.1 and HotA/C KUDL 4.0. iHeart: AdultHits KQJL gains 2.9-3.1-3.3, RymA/C KHYL lands at 2.8 and Country KBEB 2.3. Capital Public Radio Classical KXPR 1.4. N/T: Capital Public Radio KHJZ 3.1, iHeart KSTL 2.1, KQED/KQEI .3. Sports: CBS KHTK 1.5, Entercom KCTC 1.1. California Capital Stats: Stations 25, Subscribers 68%, Spanish 19%, AfroAm 8%, Swings +.7 RymCHR KSFM, -1.1 ClassicRock KSLG. Shares: Entercom 27.4, CBS 20.4, iHeart 16.5, Entravision 10.2.

28. SAN ANTONIO, TX. 1,818,600. Cox ClassicHits KONO takes both #1 share & #1 cume 7.4-7.8-7.9 at 598k. iHeart RymCHR KZEP 2nd with Texas sized leap 2.4-3.1-6.9 at the expense of Univision RymCHR KBBT down to 5th, 7.4-6.8-4.8. iHeart Country KAJA is #3, 7.0-6.6-5.9 while Cox Country KCYY also dips 6.4-5.8-5.6, to 4th. iHeart: CHR KXXM holds 4.3 and A/C KQXT is 3.4. Cox: HotA/C KSMG dips 4.4-4.9-4.0, ClassicRock KTXX ties with a 2.0-2.2-4.0 gain, Rock KISS/F slips 3.8-3.9-3.1 and ClassicCountry KKYX holds 1.7. Alpha Media: AdultHits KJXK goes 3.3-3.-3.0 and CHR KTFM slides 3.5-3.1-2.6. Educational Media Foundation Christian KZAR 1.5, Texas Public Classical KPAC .8. Spanish. Univision Telano KXTN 4.9-4.6-4.2, RegMex KROM 4.3-4.3-4.1, SpUrban 2.7-2.5-2.3, SpanN/T KCOR .2. Alpha has a pair of RegMex. KSAH/F and KLEY both 1.0 and SpSports KSAH .2. N/T: iHeart 3.3-3.9-3.7, Texas Public KSTZ 3.0-3.3-3.4, Alpha KTSA 1.4. Sports. iHeart KTKR 1.1, Alpha KZDC .7, Cox .2. San Antonio Stats: Stations 46, Subscribers 63%, Spanish 53%, AfroAm 7%, Swings +3.8 RymCHR KZEP, -2.0 RymCHR KXXM. Shares: Cox 26.5, iHeart 25.4, Univision 15.6, Alpha 9.9.

29. CINCINNATI, OH. 1,760,700. iHeart Talk WLW is #1 share 12.1-12.1-11.1 with 5th cume. Hubbard Country WUBE/F ranks 2nd 10.7-10.2-9.1 and 4th with HotA/C WKRQ #1 cume 552k and 6.3-6.6-7.1. Cumulus Media has 5th and 6th share rankers with A/C WRRM gaining 4.2-5.0-5.4, ClassicRock WOFX off 6.8-9-5.6-5.3, Country WNNF 2.4-2.9-2.5 and Rock WFTK 2.2. iHeart: Rock WEBN 3.6-3.3-5.1, CHR WKFS 3.8-4.1-4.6, ModRock WEBN-HD2 1.4-1.6-1.1 Radio Cincinnati Public Classical WGUC 2.6-2.4-2.0, Educational Community Radio WOBO 0.6, Northern KY U AA WNKU .5. N/T: Cincinnati Public WVXU2.5-2.6-2.9, iHeart WKRC 2.1, ROI WDBZ .5. Sports: CBS WKRK 2.9-2.6-3.3, iHeart pair WCKY 1.7 and WSAI .3. Cincy Stats: Stations 38, Subscribers 63%, AfroAm 12%, Spanish 2%, Swings +1.8 Rock WEBN, – 1.1 Country WUBE. Shares: iHeart 26.0, Cumulus 23.4, Hubbard 21.8, Radio One 7.9.

30. CLEVELAND, OH. 1,758,800. iHeart cleans up taking all Top 4 wins, led by ClassicHits WMJI #1 share 8.7-8.7-8.8 and #1 cume 595k. 2nd AdultHits WHLK 9.4-8.7-8.4, Country WGAR 6.8-7.0-7.3 and News/Talk WTZM 4th 5.8-7.2-7.2. CBS A/CWDOK 6.4-6.1-6.4 ties for 5th with Radio One WZAK #5 6.1-6.3-6.4. CBS: ClassicRock WNCX 7.2-6.9-5.8 and HotA/C WQAL 5.7-4.9-4.8. Radio One: UrbanContemp WENZ 5.5-5.5-5.7 and Gospel WJMO .5. iHeart: Rock WMMS 5.5-6.1-5.4, CHR WAKS 4.1-4.4-4.2, ModRock WMMS-HD2 .9. Rubber City Radio Smooth A/C WNWV slips 2.9-2.3-2.1, Cleveland Classical Radio WCLV .7-1.0-1.3, ties Kenson School District Standards WKHR 1.3. Moody Religious WCRF/WVMS 1.0, Elyria-Lorain Country WKFM .4. News/Talk. Ideastream WCPN 2.4, Kent State WKSU quintulcast (as in 5 stations) 1.2. Sports exclusive CBS WKRK 2.9-2.8-3.3. Rock Hall of Fame Stats: Stations 36, Subscribers 58%, AfroAm 20%, Spanish 4%, Swings +.5 Sports WKRK, -1.1 ClassicRock WNCX. Shares: iHeart 41.3, CBS 20.3, RadioOne 12.6.

31. SALT LAKE CITY, UT. 1,716,200. Bonneville / KSL Broadcast scoops #1 & #2 Shares: Soft A/C KSFI gains 6.7-6.9-7.0 at #2 cume and News/Talk KSL-A/F 6.4-6.4-6.9. iHeart: CHR KZHT takes 3rd 6.9-6.4-6.5, 5th with still aka Oldies KODJ 5.0-5.8-5.9 and 6th Talk KNRS-A/F 6.1-5.7-5.4. Stand-Alone KLO Broadcasting HotA/C KBZM ranks 4th 6.4-6.2-5.9 with #1 cume 637k. Bonneville Classic Hits KRSP 3.9-4.7-4.0. Recently acquired Broadway Media packages ModRock KXRK 4.3-4.7-4.8, CHR KODD/KUDE 4.8-5.1-4.5, RymCHR KUUU 2.8-2.9-2.9 and AdultHits KYMV 1.5-1.4-1.6, in their new HQ. Country: Cumulus KUBL 4.4-4.7-4.4, KSOP/F, Inc. holds 4.0, Broadway Media KEGA/WEGH 1.9-2.1-1.8, Classic Country KSOP-A .5 and iHeart KJMY-HD2 .2. CMLS: Rock KBER 1.9 ties HotA/C KBEE 1.9 and ModRock KHTB 1.2. Brigham Young University Classical WBYU/F gains 2.0-2.1-2.6, Listeners Community Variety KROL and KLO A/C both .8. News/Talk. University of Utah KUER 2.2-2.5-2.8, CMLS Talk KKAT & Talk KLO-A both .2 Sports: Broadway Media KALL 1.2 tied with Larry Miller Comm. KZNS/KOVO 1.2, Miller KZNS/F .4, CMLS KFNZ .5. SLC Stats: Stations 50, Subscribers 64%, Spanish 14%, AfroAm 1%, Swings +.6 Sports KALL, -.7 ClassicHits KRSP. Shares: iHeart 25.4, Bonneville 17.9, Broadway Media 16.8, CMLS 11.7. KLO 6.9.

32. LAS VEGAS. 1,682,100. Beasley and CBS both here, FYI. CBS Hot A/C KMXB #1 cume & #1 share 6.9-7.4-7.4 with 501k. Lotus SpanishClassicHits KWID 5.9-6.0-6.4, CBS RymA/C KLUC 5.5-5.8-6.1 for 3rd, iHeart AC KSNE 5.7-6.6-5.7 and Lotus Classic Rock KXPT takes 5th place share 4.0-4.4-5.6. Music: Beasley ClassicHits KKLZ ties its own RymCHR KOAS at 5.1, Country KCYE 2.9-3.2-2.8 and Beasley AdultHits KVGS 1.9-1.9-2.0. Faith Communications Christian KSOS 3.8-3.7-4.3, Kemp RymCHR 4.2. iHeart: CHR KPLV 2.8, Country KWNR 2.1. Lotus Rock KOMP 2.3. Clark County Urban KCEP 1.5, KEMP HotA/C KVGQ .9, U. Nevada Jazz KNUV .8. Spanish. Univision: SpanUrban KRGT 3.8, RegMex KISE 3.1, Entravision RegMex: KQRT 1.7 & KRRN 1.0. News/Talk CBS KNXT-A/F 3.8-3.8-4.0, Nevada Public KNPR 1.6, Beasley Talk KDWN .7. Sports. Lotus: KWWN 1.1, SpanishSports .7 KBAD .3, CBS KXST .2, Kemp .1. Jackpot Stats: Stations 45, Subscribers 69%, Spanish 28%, AfroAm 11%, Swings +1.2 Classic Rock KXPT, -1.0 RegMex KQRT. Shares: CBS 21.1, Lotus 16.4, Beasley 15.5, iHeart 10.6.

33. KANSAS CITY, MO. 1,640,300. Part of the recently closed Steel City Media $103+ million acquisition of Wilks is #1 Country KFKF 5.8-6.8-7.1 on the market’s #9 cume. CMLS ClassicRock KCFX posts 2nd on 7.0-6.6-6.6, Entercom HotA/C KZPT 5.8-5.8-6.2, Stand-alone Carter Broadcast Urban KPRS 6.3-6.5-5.5 and Steel City also takes over 5th spot CHR KMXV4.9-5.4-5.4 with the #1 cume 520k, Entercom Country WDAF 5.3-5.2-5.1 vs. Steel City Country KBEQ goes 5.2-4.5-4.7. Steel City AdultHits KCJK stays 2.8-2.8-2.7. ETM: Rock KQRC 5.0-4.9-4.6 and ModRock KRBZ 4.4. CMLS: UrbanA/C KMJK slips 4.9-4.7-4.5, Oldies KCMO/F 5.0-4.5-4.4. University of St. Paul Christian KNJW 3.3-3.2-3.4, University of Kansas Classical trimulcast .8, Carter Gospel KPRT .6, Public TV/19 AA KTBG .4. News/Talk: ETM KMBZ-A/F 3.4-4.3-4.2, University of Missiouri KCUR 2.6-2.5-3.0, CMLS Talk KCMO .9. Sports: ETM KCSP/WCSP-HD2 gains 3.5-3.3-4.2. KC Stats: Stations 39, Subscribers 59% AfroAm 13%, Spanish 8%, Swings +.9 Sports KCSP, -1.0 Urban KPRS. Shares: ETM 28.7, Steel City 19.9, CMLS 18.9.

34. ORLANDO, FL. 1,596,200. Central Florida Educational Foundation Christian WPOZ/WMYZ wins #1 share 6.7-6.6-7.0 with #7 cume. Cox Media takes “place & show” with Country WWKA 6.6-6.3-6.7 and UrbanA/C WMGF 7.5-7.6.5. 4th is a photo finish with iHeart A/C WMGF 5.6, 6.8, 5.9 and CBS Classic Hits WOCL 5.8-5.6-5.8. iHeart: CHR WXXL takes #1 cume 478k on 6th share 5.1-5.7-5.7. The perfect calls for Tropical WRUM (as in bottle of…) 4.6-5.2-5.3, ModRock WJRR 4.4-4.4-3.8 and Urban WTKS-HD2 .7-1.1-1.2. Cox: RymCHR WPYO 4.8-5.3-5.4, A/C WMMO 4.8-4.7-4.3. CBS: HotA/C WOMX 5.4-5.3-5.1 and CHR WJHM 2.9-2.8-2.7. TTB Media stand-alone SpanishHis WHKQ 2.9-2.4-2.5, Entravision Tropical WNUE 2.1, Central Florida Ed Gospel WPOZ-HD3 at 1.9 plus Urban WPOZ-HD2 .4. University of Central Florida Jazz WUCF/F 1.7. N/T. I iHeart WTKS 4.1-4.1-4.7, Community Communications Group WFME 2.0-2.3-2.5, iHeart WFLF 1.0. Sports: WDBO WDBO .8, iHeart WYGM .4. Disney-Seaworld Stats: Stations 41, Subs 59%, Spanish 28%, AfroAm 16%, Swings +1.2 N/T WMFE, -.9 A/C WMGF. Shares: Cox 27.1, iHeart 22.3, CBS 13.6 , Central Florida Ed. Foundation 9.3

35. COLUMBUS, OH. 1,523,900. Another iHeart stronghold grabbing all Top 4 slots and a #1-2 cume. Country WCOL rides up front 11.3-12.4-11.6 for Top share and 2nd cume. #2 share and #1 cume is CHR WNCI 10.59.7-10.5 at 600k. Talk WTVN 5.0-5.1-5.3 and ClassicHits WODC 4.5-5.3-5.1, edging Wilks Broadcasting ClassicRock WLVQ into 5th, 5.0-5.8-4.9. Radio One Urban WCKX 5.3-5.2-4.7 ties their own UrbanA/C WXMG 4.5-5.0-4.7. Chistian Voice WCVO 3.3-3.5-3.8 and WZMP .3, ModRock WWCD, Ltd. 2.5-2.3-2.5, iHeart ModA/C WZCB 2.4-2.2-2.3 plus ClassicRock WBWM 2.6-1.9-1.8. Columbus School District Variety WCBE 1.2 ties Wilks ClassicCountry WHOK 1.2. Ohio State Classical WOSA .9. N/T/S. Ohio State U. N/T 3.2-3.3-3.5; iHeart Sports WYTS .3. Columbus Day Stats: Stations 38, Subscribers 45%, AfroAm 16%, Spanish 3%. Swings +.8 CHR WNCI, -.9 ClassicRock WLVQ. Shares: iHeart 36.6, Radio One 9.4, Wilks 6.1, Ohio State U 4.4, Christian Voice 4.1,

36. SAN JOSE, CA. Largely San Francisco radio. Top 5: N/T KQED 6.1 ties Univision SpanishAdult KBRG 6.1. Digity A/C KBAY 5.5, CBS News KCBS 5.3 and Digity HotA/C KEZR 5.2 is 5th with #1 cume 441k. “Do You Know the Way” Stats: Stations 46, Subscribers 80%, Spanish 26%, AfroAmn 3%, Swings +1.2 SpanishAdult KBRG, – .5 Talk KSFO. Shares: iHeart 14.8, CBS 12.9, CMLS 12.0, Univision 12.1, Digity 10.7, ETM 9.2.

37. AUSTIN, TX. 1,4761900. Emmis Communications has the #1 & #1 combo win with 9.0-9.4-8.6 share and 494k cume. iHeart cleans the table with 6+ rankers 2 thru 5: Country KVET 6.0-5.5-5.6.9 and “other brother” country KASE 7.5-6.9-6.8. CHR KHFI 5.1-5.6-5.3 ties RymCHR 4.2-5.0-5.3. Music: Stand-alone Christa Media Christian KFMK 4.8-4.8-5.0. Entercom: ModA/C KAMX 4.7-4.6-4.3, A/C KKMJ 3.1-3.8-3.7, UrbanA/C KKMJ-HD3 2.8-2.8-2.7. Emmis: Rock KLBJ 4.5-4.2-4.2, ModRock KROX 4.1-4.2-4.1, RegMex KLZT 4.2-3.6-3.7, AA KGSR 3.1-2.7-2.6. Genuine Austin Radio: Country KOKE 2.1, SpanishChristian KTXX-HD3 1.7, RegMex KTXX-HD2 1.4. Univision: SpanishCHR KLJA 3.1-2.3-3.2, RegMex KLQB 2.2-2.1-2.6. University of Texas Austin AA KUTX 1.3, Capital Broadcasting Classical KMFA 1.0, Principle LPFM AA KDRP .5 and iHeart AA KVET-HD2 .2. N/T/S. EMMS Talk 3.8-4.2-4.1, University of Texas Austin News KUT 3.8-4.1-3.6, Genuine Austin Radio Sports KTXX 1.6, iHeart Sports KVET 1.2, ETM Talk KJCE .3. Austin “Tat” Stats: Stations 35, Subscribers 77%, Spanish 30%, AfroAM 7%, Swings +1.4 Country KVET, -.8 AdultHits KBPA. Shares: Emmis 27.3, iHeart 25.7, Entercom 11.0, Genuine Austin Radio 6.8, Univision 5.8, U. Texas Austin 5.2.

38. MILWAUKEE. 1,474,500. iHeart is 1-3-5: Country WMIL-F #1 share 10.5-11.9-11.6 with 2nd cume, iHeart ClassicHits WRIT is 3rd, 7.1-7.0-6.9 with #1 cume 447k and 5th place Talk WISN 4.6-4.8-5.4. Between in 2nd finds Journal Broadcast Group N/T WTMJ 9.2-8.9-8.7, Entercom ModA/C WMYX/F is 4th share 5.9-5.7-5.5. ETM CHR WXSS 4.9-4.8-4.8, then a 3 way tie between: Journal AdultHits WLWK 3.7-4.7-4.2, iHeart Urban WKKV 4.0-3.7-4.2 and Milwaukee Radio Alliance ModRock WLUM 4.9-4.5-4.2 as MRW (Times Shamrock) co-owned A/C WLDB is 3.8-3.9-3.6 and Adult Standards WZTI .5. iHeart CHR WRNW 3.1, Radio Milwaukee AA WYMS .8, Milwaukee School of Engineering AA WMSE .3. News/Talk: U. Wisconsin WUWM 2.5, Wisconsin Public WHAD 2.1. Sports: ETM WSSP 1.4-1.8-2.1, iHeart WOKY .2. Wisconsin Stats: Stations 37, Subscribers 49%, AfroAm 16%, Spanish 9%, Swings +.6 Talk WISN, -.5 AdultHits WLWK. Shares: iHeart 30.8, Journal 12.9, Entercom 11.5, Milwaukee Radio Alliance 8.3.

Take-aways: ClassicHits stays strong, local content wins, national sports is not automatic, Nielsen shows smaller markets make better use of HD. KEEP THE CAMPAIGN GOING and VOTE FOR RADIO! IT CONNECTS!

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