Previous Format: Not On Air (Stunting with Christmas music) New Format: Urban “Real 103.9” K280DD Date & Time Of Change: September 4, 2015 at 10:39am More Info: RadioInsight
Previous Format: News/Talk 100.5 KXNT-FM New Format: Rhythmic AC “Q100.5” Date & Time Of Change: September 4, 2015 at 9:00am More Info: RadioInsight, Wikipedia
Previous Format: Variety Hits “107.9 Bob-FM” New Format: Hot AC “Star 107.9” Date & Time Of Change: January 12, 2015 at 3:00pm More Info: RadioInsight, Wikipedia
Previous Format: Childrens “KYDZ Radio 1140” KYDZ New Format: “CBS Sports Radio 1140” KXST Date & Time Of Change: January 1, 2013 at 9:00pm More Info: RadioInsight This is the launch of the national CBS Radio Sports network at midnight eastern time as heard on 1140 Las Vegas.
Top 40 radio in Las Vegas has usually revolved around CBS Radio’s 98.5 KLUC. There had been a few challengers to its throne, most recently Clear Channel’s 101.9 Kiss-FM and Wild 102 in the early 21st century. Beasley Broadcasting’s “Fresh 102.7” had been mired at the bottom of the market since its changeover from All 80’s “Star 102.7” in 2007. By flipping to CHR, the new “102.7 Now” is taking a bit out of CBS’ own playbook in Los Angeles and New York by going after the the CHR powerhouse as well as Urban KVEG “Hot 97.5” in an attempt to allow sister KKLZ to move closer to the top of the ratings in Las Vegas.
Throughout the spring and early summer of 2005, Infinity spread the highly publicized “Jack FM” brand to many of the company’s less successful FM outlets, citing early success at KJKK “100.3 Jack FM” in Dallas. Las Vegas was just one of many markets targetted by Infinity for “Jack FM”. One of Infinity’s stations in Las Vegas was KMZQ, which began as soft AC “Klassy 100” in 1989 before evolving into “Lite 100” a few years later. However, despite additions such as the John Tesh Radio Show and consulting by industry expert Gary Berkowitz, KMZQ was unable to beat Clear Channel’s market leader, KSNE “Sunny 106.5”. These factors and others led KMZQ to become Infinity’s weakest Las Vegas outlet, making...