The 2-year deal between Premiere Networks and Cumulus will keep Rush on 33 Cumulus stations through 2019. Rush recently celebrated 28 years on the air. Premiere Networks President Julie Talbot said, “Rush continues to be a dominant force in Talk radio. From continued ad sales growth and increased audience levels, to unparalleled audience connection, having an iconic talent like Rush in a station lineup drives valuable opportunities for advertisers and strategic partners. We’re delighted to continue our partnership with Cumulus.” Back in August Rush signed a new 4-year deal with Premiere to syndicate his program. Cumulus stations that carry Rush include: WLS-AM in Chicago, WJR-AM in Detroit, WMAL-FM in Washington, D.C., WBAP-AM in Dallas and KSFO-AM in San Francisco.
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Hope Rush got a good signing bonus. Cumulus is in dodgy financial shape. Sort of like where Corus will be in a year or two if things don’t improve and/or the economy enters recession.