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NY Power 105.1 Breakfast Club Launches National Morning Show

Premiere Networks, the number one audio network in the U.S., today announced the launch of The Breakfast Club into national syndication.  One of the top-rated Urban morning radio programs in New York on Power 105.1/WWPR-FM, The Breakfast Club is now available to Urban radio stations for air Monday through Friday from 6 to 10 a.m. local time.  The Breakfast Club, which can also be heard on iHeartRadio.com and the iHeartRadio mobile app, Clear Channel’s all-in-one free digital listening service, has already added the following stations to its growing affiliate roster: KOHT-FM/Tucson, WOWI-FM/Norfolk and WMJJ-FM/Birmingham.

The Breakfast Club stars Charlamagne Tha God, former co-host of The Wendy Williams Experience and current host of MTV2’s Guy Code; Angela Yee, one of the stars of the VH1 reality show The Gossip Game, and correspondent for MTV2’s Sucker Free; and DJ Envy, legendary DJ, mixtape master, and host of MTV2’s Sucker Free and Week in Jams.  Each morning, fans of The Breakfast Club tune in to hear DJ Envy, Angela Yee and Charlamagne Tha God’s unrivaled interviews and conversations with celebrities and hip-hop artists, entertainment news, fresh music mixes, along with their signature blend of honesty and humor.  Launched in December 2010, The Breakfast Club was named the #1 radio program in the nation by “The Source” magazine.  It’s also widely regarded as one of the most informative and entertaining Urban morning shows today.

“We feel very blessed that a life-long dream of ours has become a reality,” stated DJ Envy, Angela Yee and Charlamagne Tha God.  “It’s a humbling opportunity to be able to entertain our listeners - making them laugh and think at the same time.  We’re ready to work even harder, and we consider it a privilege to wake up with each and every one of you in the morning.  God is great.”

“DJ Envy, Angela Yee and Charlamagne Tha God have one of the most entertaining and compelling morning shows in Urban radio,” stated Jennifer Leimgruber, Premiere Networks EVP of Music Programming.  “They’re incredible talents with unmatched access to the hip hop community, and we couldn’t be happier to expand our relationship with them.”

In March of 2013, Premiere launched Weekends with the Breakfast Club into national syndication, and in just a few months, the program surpassed a broadcasting milestone of 50 affiliates.  The program is also top ranked on KPRS-FM/Kansas City, Mo.; WOWI-FM/Norfolk, Va.; WUBT-FM/Nashville, Tenn.; WQUE-FM/New Orleans, La.; WJBT-FM/Jacksonville, Fla.; WBTJ-FM/Richmond, Va.; WHXT-FM/Columbia, S.C.; WBTF-FM/Lexington/Fayette, Ky.; among other affiliates (Source: Arbitron, MSA, SP’13, Adults 18-34 or Women 18-34, Exact Times). A three-hour, weekly radio program originating from Power 105.1, Weekends with the Breakfast Club features the 20 hottest songs on the charts alongside DJ Envy, Angela Yee and Charlamagne Tha God’s signature interviews with megastars like Justin Bieber and Nicki Minaj and hip-hop icons such as Rick Ross, Waka Flocka and Gucci Mane.

Stations interested in The Breakfast Club or Weekends with the Breakfast Club should contact Martin Melius at Premiere Networks, mmelius@premiereradio.com/818-461-5453, or visit www.PremiereRadio.com for more information.

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