iHeartMedia Denver adjusts the programming lineups at news/talk KOA (850), which is simulcast on the Golden-licensed translator K231BQ at 94.1 and talk KHOW (630).
Beginning Sept. 20, KOA adds “The Ross Kaminsky Show” (9am-12pm). Kaminsky, who currently serves as morning host at KHOW, succeeds Dave Logan, who will join “Big Al” Williams on a new three-hour sports talk show from 3-6pm, branded as the “KOA Sports Zoo” (3-6pm). Senior VP/Programming JoJo Turnbaugh, who co-hosted afternoons, will serve as a regular guest and contributor to the new afternoon show. Also participating will be Denver Broncos color analyst Rick Lewis. Additionally, “Broncos Country Tonight,” hosted by Ryan Edwards and Benjamin Allbright, shifts from 7-11pm to 6-9pm, for six hours of sports talk programming starting at 3pm.
The new KOA lineup, effective Sept. 20 includes: “Colorado’s Morning News,” with April Zesbaugh and Marty Lenz (5-9am); “The Ross Kaminsky Show” (9am-12pm); “The Mandy Connell Show” (12-3pm); “The KOA Sports Zoo” (3-6pm); “Broncos Country Tonight,” with Ryan Edwards and Benjamin Allbright (6-9pm); “Coast-to-Coast AM with George Noory” (9pm-3am) and “This Morning with Gordon Deal” (3-5am).
Replacing Kaminsky in mornings at KHOW will be “The Situation with Michael Brown,” which moves from its previous 2-4pm daypart. The program also aired on KOA from 2-7pm. Assuming the 2-4pm slot at KHOW is Leland Conway, who has been serving as a regular fill-in host at both stations.
The new KHOW lineup, also effective Sept. 20, includes: “The Situation with Michael Brown” (6-10am) “Tom Martino: The Troubleshooter” (10am-2pm); “The Leland Conway Show” (2-4pm); “The Dan Caplis Show” (4-6pm); “The Joe Pags Show” (6-9pm); “Our American Stories” (9-11pm); “Red Eye Radio” (11pm-5am); and “Fox News Rundown” (5-6am).
“Both KOA and KHOW have been serving Colorado and the Rocky Mountain West for close to a century,” Brenda Egger, President for iHeartMedia Denver said in a release. “These enhancements further cement our position as the leading destination for unmatched news, talk and sports programming.”