Greater Media Philadelphia has added the first FM sports radio station in that market. 950 ESPN (WPEN-AM) has joined forces with 97.5 FM (WNUW-FM) to become 97.5 FM “The Fanatic,” Powered by ESPN. The simulcast officially began at 5pm on Friday, 10/9.
Philly sports fans will hear Mike & Mike from 6am-10am, Harry Mayes and Vai Sikahema from 12noon-2pm, Mike Missanelli from 2pm-7pm, and additional programming from ESPN Radio, all in high definition on 97.5 FM The Fanatic. Dan Schwartzman and Steven A. Smith will serve as special guest hosts from 10am- 12noon until a permanent host is officially announced.
Official On-Air Line-Up:
6am-10am – Mike and Mike in the morning
10am-12pm – Dan Schwartzman and Steven A. Smith (special guest hosts)
12pm-2pm – Harry Mayes and Vai Sikahema
2pm-7pm – Mike Missanelli
Monday – The Desean Jackson Show from Aloft Hotel by the airport
Tuesday – The Linebackers Show from Chickie’s and Pete’s
Thursday – The Sal Paolantonio Show from Connie Mac’s
10pm-1am – Into the Night with Tony Bruno
1am-5am – All Night with Jason Smith
Specialty programs for Monday and Friday evenings will be announced in the near future.