As we told you Wednesday (10/10/07 RBR #198), Syndication One is not shutting their doors, but adding talent. Syndication One announced it plans to expand its programming beginning with two feature weekday morning shows which include Rickey Smiley and Yolanda Adams. Syndication One is a joint relationship between Radio One and REACH Media. "The Al Sharpton Show, Keeping It Real," will continue with Syndication One. Current radio shows, "The 2 Live Stews" and "The Warren Ballentine Show," will end their run with Syndication One in December.
"The Rickey Smiley Morning Show", from Radio One’s KBFB Dallas, has already been added on WHHL-FM in St. Louis and WFXA-FM in Augusta.
The Yolanda Adams Show" launched on Houston’s KROI-FM. "The Yolanda Adams Show" is syndicated to 12 markets, including WPZE-FM Atlanta, WXEZ-FM Norfolk and WPPZ-FM Philadelphia.