Originally Posted by Unassisted
WLW is an anomaly for a market its size. Nowhere else does the biggest news-talk station in a market that small have local talent covering anything but the AM drive and PM drive hours. The rest of the schedule is covered with the most popular syndicated shows. The schedule of 610 WTVN in Columbus is the most likely future at WLW. (Its web site is down this morning or I'd provide a link.)
That seems to be what they have done with the local sports talk stations and even then only one has a local host doing afternoon drive time. Everything else during the day is syndicated.