All Access is reporting that Dial Global has picked up syndication of Emmis Top 40/Rhythmic KPWR Power 106 Los Angeles based Big Boy’s Neighborhood . Citadel Media had previously announced that it would no longer distribute the syndicated radio show as of March 28th. Big Boy’s Neighborhood Exec. Producer Jason Ryan told All Access, “We’re excited to be working with Kirk Stirland and his team again… what a class act. We know Dial Global will be a great new home for Big Boy’s Neighborhood.”
Big Boys Neighborhood is currently carried in 25 markets.
*UPDATE* Word is that The Big Boy deal with Dial-Global is a sales agreement only.
*UPDATE* Former ABC and Citadel Media executive Ed Pearson’s ESome Media Group has been retained to handle affiliation and operations for the just announced Big Boy Radio Network . Big Boy commented, “I am very excited to partner with Dial Global and continue working with the talented Ed Pearson on this venture. I learned a lot about syndication over the past few years and I am most excited about continuing to focus on what we do best, providing great content and entertainment to hip-hop fans everywhere.”