Daily listeners of Jack FM have probably already realized the local radio news of the day: Peak Broadcasting has flipped the format of its playing-what-we-want 105.9 FM station and made it into — surprise! — another KMJ.
I guess naming yours truly the dreamiest New Kid on the Block was the end of the line for Jack FM. There was no more credibility to be had.
But seriously, another conservative talk radio station? And furthermore, another KMJ?
KMJr. — that’s what I shall call it from now one — will replay some of the content on its AM version, plus add talk shows from the likes of Glenn Beck, Dave Ramsey and Michael Savage. (See the full program schedule below). On weekends, the station will flip back to music. There’s also a new Web site, kmjnow.com, being launched as part of the venture.
Sorry to be a humbug, but I think Fresno has all the KMJ it needs over on the AM dial.
Programming schedule for KMJr., according to the station’s press release:
18 hours of Programming EVERY DAY will originate in California on THE FM KMJ@105.9 The New Initial Lineup on The FM KMJ @ 105-9 is as follows;
5am to 6am – California Ag Net with Roy Isom – A Daily report on the agribusiness in the Central Valley from the resources of californiaagnet.com.
6am to 9am – KMJ’s Fresno Morning News – The Central Valley’s first choice for local news, weather, traffic, and sports comes to The FM KMJ@105-9. Featuring the familiar voices of Ray Appleton, Blake Taylor, Christine Mathias, Bill Woodward, and meteorologist Doug Collins, it’s the only way to start the day.
9am to Noon – Glenn Beck – Glenn Beck is a talk radio and TV personality whose quick wit, candid opinions and engaging personality has helped him attract a devoted following nationwide. It is the third highest-rated national radio talk show among adults ages 25 to 54.
Noon to 3pm – Dave Ramsey – For the first time in the Central Valley, this 3-hour live radio talk show focuses on life, love, and relationships, and how they happen to revolve around money. Given the current economic conditions, there can be no better time to hear this national voice offer life changing financial advice.
3pm to 5pm – Chris Daniel – The FM KMJ is proud to present one of Central California’s most recognizable voices. Chris will be live and local every afternoon to keep you entertained and informed while taking your calls.
5pm to 7pm – NO STATIC SPORTS, ON THE FM KMJ @ 105-9 – with Alexan Balekian. Fresno’s only live and local afternoon drive sports show for people who love sports, and love to have fun talking sports. Hosted by one of Fresno’s most exciting and visible sports personalities.
7pm to 10pm – The Michael Savage Show – Live from the Bay Area, Home of the Savage Nation, this high octane program will set your radio to stun.
10PM to Midnight – The KMJ Replay – A collection of the day’s best local shows by Central California’s most listened to radio personalities. If you missed today’s show from KMJ legend Ray Appleton or tonight’s KMJ-AM 580 highlights from Inga Barks, they are here on The FM KMJ@105-9.
Midnight to 5am – Coming Soon! Live from El-Lay! It’s the Third Shift with John & Jeff.
ON WEEKENDS, THE MUSIC COMES OUT TO PLAY, ON THE FM KMJ
Every weekend on the FM KMJ will be filled with the songs that made living in Central California special. This special blend of upbeat songs from the 60′s, and 70′s HAVE NOT BEEN PLAYED ON THE RADIO IN THE CENTRAL VALLEY IN YEARS!
The Beach Boys, The Stones, Chicago, The Monkees, and all the POP HITS from the 60′s and 70′s will be on THE FM KMJ@105-9. Take a break from the week and crank up the tunes that made radio famous.