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Westwood One, Inc. (NYSE: WON) is the largest radio network in the United States. It is based in the city of New York, and it is managed by CBS Radio, the radio arm of CBS Corporation. Image File history File linksMetadata Westwood_One_logo. ... New York Stock Exchange (June 2003) The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), also nicknamed the Big Board, is the largest stock exchange in the world (by dollar volume) and second largest by number of listings. ... A radio network is a network system which distributes radio programming to multiple radio stations. ... Midtown Manhattan, looking north from the Empire State Building, 2005 New York City (officially named the City of New York) is the most populous city in the state of New York and the entire United States. ... CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS) is a media conglomerate focused largely on the United States market, specifically broadcasting, publishing, billboards, and television production. ...


The company is one of the largest producers and distributors of radio programming in the United States. It broadcasts entertainment, news, weather, sports, talk, and traffic programming to about 7,700 radio stations across the USA. The company is America's top provider of local traffic reports through its subsidiaries, Metro Networks, Shadow Broadcast Services and SmartRoute Systems.


Commentators distributed by Westwood One include Don Imus, Bill O'Reilly, Lars Larson, Jay Severin, and Larry King. Westwood One distributes the radio news operations of CNN and NBC as well as its corporate cousin, the CBS Radio Network. Don Imus John Donald Imus, Jr. ... Bill OReilly William James Bill OReilly, Jr. ... Lars Larson is an Oregon conservative talk radio show host that recently began a national talk radio show on the Westwood One Network. ... Jay Severin (WTKK Publicity Photo) Jay Severin (also Jimmy Severino) is a nationally syndicated radio talk show host on Westwood One. ... For other people named Larry King, see Larry King (disambiguation). ... The Cable News Network, usually referred to as CNN, is a cable television network founded in 1980 by Ted Turner and Reese Schonfeld [1] [2] (although the latter is not currently recognized in CNNs official history). ... The National Broadcasting Company or NBC is an American television broadcasting company based in New York Citys Rockefeller Center. ... The CBS Radio Network provides news, sports and other programming to more than 1,000 radio stations throughout the United States. ...


In addition, Westwood One distributes a number of 24-hour radio formats via satellite to affiliate stations. These formats include:

  • Adult Rock & Roll (classic rock)
  • Adult Standards (middle-of-the-road/easy listening oldies; formerly called "AM Only")
  • Bright AC (hot adult contemporary)
  • CNN Headline News (an audio feed of the CNN cable TV news operation)
  • Hot Country (today's hit country)
  • Mainstream Country (today's hit country mixed with country oldies)
  • SAM/Simply About Music (variety hits, a variation on the "Jack" concept)
  • Soft AC (mainstream adult contemporary)
  • The Oldies Channel (chiefly mid- and late-1960s hits)

Westwood One syndcates several popular programs for a variety of music formats. Shows include The Beatle Years, Beatle Brunch, CMT's Country Countdown USA, Absolutely Live, Superstar Concert Series, Weekly Country Music Countdown, MTV TRL Weekend Countdown, Hollywood Confidential and Leeza Live both of which are hosted by Leeza Gibbons, Off the Record, VH1 Concerts and Specials, Saturday Night All Request 80's, and Out of Order CNN Headline News is a spin-off network from the original Cable News Network (CNN) television news network in the United States. ... Primary Jack FM logo Jack FM is the moniker and on-air brand of several radio stations in Canada and the United States. ... CMT can refer to: Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease Chip-level multithreading Compulsory Military Training Compulsory Military Training (New Zealand) Concept Modeling Tool Country Music Television, a US cable television channel and the Canadian version Country Music Television Canada This page concerning a three-letter acronym or abbreviation is a disambiguation... MTV: Music Television is a young adult cable television network headquartered in New York City. ... TRL may stand for: Total Request Live: a television show on MTV. Turkish Lira: ISO 4217-code for the currency. ...


The company broadcasts live concerts, college football and NHL hockey games, and also holds exclusive national radio rights for the National Football League, the Olympic Games, the NCAA Basketball Tournament (along with corporate sibling CBS TV), the Masters golf and Wimbledon tennis tournaments, and the Grammy Awards. A college football game between Colorado State University and the Air Force Academy. ... The modernized NHL shield logo, debuting in 2005. ... The National Football League (NFL) is the largest professional American football league, consisting of thirty-two teams from American cities and regions. ... For months before the Olympic Games, runners relay the Olympic Flame from Olympia to the opening ceremony. ... It has been suggested that March Madness be merged into this article or section. ... Master is a term that indicates a consummate level of skill, proficiency, superiority or power. ... Wimbledon logo The Championships, Wimbledon, commonly refered as simply Wimbledon, is the oldest and, arguably, most prestigious event in the sport of tennis. ... The Grammy Awards (originally the Gramophone Awards), presented by the Recording Academy (an association of Americans professionally involved in the recorded music industry) for outstanding achievements in the recording industry, is one of four major music awards shows held annually in the United States (the Billboard Music Awards, the American...


Westwood One purchased the Mutual Broadcasting System in 1985 and continued to operate Mutual as a separate network program service into the 1990s. However, by the early 1990's Mutual ended up simply being a brand name for programming provided by Westwood One. The top-of-the-hour newscasts were written and read by CBS Radio News reporters and anchors in Mutual's final years. Westwood One discontinued using the Mutual name in favor of CNN Radio in 1999 and the Mutual name passed permanently from use on the air. The Mutual Broadcasting System (MBS) was an American radio network, in operation from 1934 to 1999. ...


See also

The following is a list of radio networks in the United States. ...

External links

  • Westwood One website
  • The Tom Leykis Show - Official website of the Tom Leykis Show
  • wewantleykis.com - Website devoted to the task of bringing back Tom Leykis to his live time slot in Seattle
  • The Radio Factor with Bill O'Reilly - Official website of Bill O'Reilly, host of Westwood One's Radio Factor with Bill O'Reilly
  • CBS Radio - Managing partner of Westwood One
  • CBS Radio News Network - Official Website of the CBS News Radio Network
  • The Lars Larson Show Official website of Lars Larson who does a Northwest (Oregon/Southwest Washington) show and a nationally syndcated show via Westwood One
  • The Don & Mike Show Official website of the the Don & Mike Show
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