The Bone 102.5 FM (WHTP) has changed its lineup. As a result, Bubba the Love Sponge is out. The change is effective immediately.
"We appreciate everything the Bubba the Love Sponge Show has done for us over the past six years," Keith Lawless,Tampa's VP and Market Manager for Cox Media Group said in a release. "We now are taking the station in a different direction."
Starting September 2, the lineup will include:
·Morning drive (6 a.m. - 10 a.m.) - The Mike Calta Show
·10 a.m. - noon - The Billy Madison Show
·Noon - 3 p.m. - The Shannon Burke Show
·3 p.m. - 7 p.m. - In Your Face with Drew Garabo
·7 p.m. - 10 p.m. - The Bone Daily Rewind Show
"CMG periodically changes direction, talent and format of its various media programs in order to provide our audiences with fresh perspectives and compelling content," Lawless said. "The Bone has proven to be one of America's most outspoken radio stations. Tampa Bay can expect The Bone to continue to deliver 'Real, Raw, Radio' every day."
According to the release, CMG Tampa will continue to be the technical head end to the Bubba Radio Network through the end 2014. The Bubba the Love Sponge Show will continue to be aired on KRZQ - Reno, NV, WTRS - Ocala FL, WRXK - Ft. Myers FL, WZLB - Ft. Walton Beach FL, WYBB - Charleston SC, and WRSO - Orlando FL.