WDRE Announces Pending Format Change

103.9 WDRE Philadelphia Format Change Sale Announcement Bitterfest Brett Hamilton Matt Kord Preston Elliott

Previous Format: Modern Rock “103.9 DRE” WDRE New Format: Urban “Philly 103.9” WPHI Date & Time Of Change: December 18, 1996 More Info: Wikipedia Related Changes: 103.9 WDRE Flips From Modern Rock To Urban

WRNB Goes Old School

Old School 100.3 WRNB Philadelphia

Previous Format: Urban AC “100.3 WRNB” New Format: Urban Oldies “Old School 100.3” Date & Time Of Change: April 1, 2013 at 5:00pm More Info: RadioInsight, Wikipedia

WKDN Ends Family Radio Begins Stunting

Previous Format: Christian Preaching “Family Radio” WKDN New Format: Stunting Date & Time Of Change: April 16, 2012 at 12:00am and 12:15pm More Info: RadioInsight, Wikipedia Notes: This is a complilation of the final WKDN ID’s at 11:00pm, the abrupt sign-off at 12:00am, return from new studios and beginning of stunt at 12:27am, teaser at […]

Hot 107.9 Debuts

Previous Format: Stunting “Michael Vick Radio” & “Rickey Smiley Radio” New Format: Urban “Hot 107.9″ Date & Time Of Change: September 8, 2011 at 5:00pm More Info: RadioInsight, Wikipedia Related Changes: 107.9 WRNB Stunts As Michael Vick Radio

107.9 WRNB Stunts As Michael Vick Radio

Previous Format: Urban AC “107.9 WRNB” New Format: Stunting “Michael Vick Radio” WPHI Date & Time Of Change: September 2, 2011 at 5:00pm More Info: RadioInsight, Wikipedia Related Changes: 100.3 The Beat Becomes WRNB

94 WYSP Becomes WIP-FM

Previous Format: Rock “94 WYSP” New Format: Sports “94 WIP” Date & Time Of Change: September 2, 2011 at 3:00pm More Info: RadioInsight, Wikipedia

100.3 The Beat Becomes WRNB

Previous Format: Urban “100.3 The Beat” WPHI New Format: Urban AC “100.3 WRNB” Date & Time Of Change: September 1, 2011 at 12:00am More Info: RadioInsight, Wikipedia Related Changes: 107.9 WRNB Stunts As Michael Vick Radio

WSNI Becomes Rumba 104.5

Following the launch of “Philly’s 106.1″ on WJJZ and WSNI 13 days earlier, it was known that 104.5 would eventually launch a new format of its own. Unlike the Rhythmic AC format at 106.1, which word had leaked out about a few weeks prior, Clear Channel kept the new format of WSNI closely guarded. Market […]

Sunny 104.5 Signs-Off

August 10, 2006 will go down as one of the most historical days in Philadelphia radio history. At Noon, Clear Channel blew up the formats of two of their five FM stations simultaneously. While Smooth Jazz was disappearing from 106.1 WJJZ, 104.5 WSNI was saying goodbye to its Gold based AC format. In both of […]

WJJZ Becomes Philly’s 106.1

August 10, 2006 will go down as one of the most historical days in Philadelphia radio history. At Noon, Clear Channel blew up the formats of two of their five FM stations simultaneously. While Sunny 104.5 was ditching its Gold based AC format, Smooth Jazz was disappearing from 106.1 after a successful 13 year run. […]

Y100 100.3 WPLY Signs-Off

Previous Format: Alternative “Y100” WPLY New Format: Urban “100.3 The Beat” WPHI Date & Time Of Change: February 24, 2005 at 11:50pm For years WPLY stuck out like a sore thumb in Radio One’s portfolio. One of the few non African-American targetted station in the company, radio insiders were constantly speculating on when the Alternative […]

Y100 Announces Format Change

Previous Format: Alternative “Y100” WPLY New Format: Urban “100.3 The Beat” WPHI Date & Time Of Change: February 24, 2005 at 11:50pm For years WPLY stuck out like a sore thumb in Radio One’s portfolio. One of the few non African-American targetted station in the company, radio insiders were constantly speculating on when the Alternative […]

96.5 The Point Becomes Wild 96.5

Previous Format: Hot AC “96.5 The Point” WPTP New Format: Rhythmic CHR “Wild 96.5″ WLDW Date & Time Of Change: November 17, 2003 at 5:00pm More Info: Wikipedia

96.5 WWDB flips from News/Talk to All 80’s “The Point”

One day before Election Day, a huge day for a Talk station, WWDB-FM America’s first Talk station on FM abandoned the format. Sinking ratings caused by the loss of the syndicated Dr. Laura and Rush Limbaugh to upstart 1210 WPHT as well as the many reimaging and refocusing WWDB went through in its final years […]