KROQ’s ‘Kevin In The Morning’ Show Team Fired; New Morning Show To Launch
KROQ’s Kevin In The Morning present isn’t any extra. Longtime host Kevin Ryder first revealed the information on Twitter that he and all the L.A. morning present staff had been fired, and KROQ administration has confirmed that’s the case.
“Hey occasion individuals! Undecided the way to say this, so right here it’s: Yesterday, @kroq known as each considered one of us on the morning present and advised us we had been fired,” Ryder tweeted Wednesday.
He continued,”Why did @kroq hearth all of us on the morning present? I assume it’s the scores, which had been down. The financial system as a result of it’s down. Nevertheless it’s a fairly crappy technique to deal with individuals. We’re humbled by you spending any time w us. THANK YOU. (Going to sleep for a few week :).”
Ryder added: “One last item. There are three guys right here to throw me out of the constructing. (I couldn’t make this up) Not mandatory. Leaving. 🙂 Love all of you…”
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Along with Ryder, who had been with KROQ for greater than 30 years, these let go embrace co-hosts Allie Mac Kay, Jensen Karp, producer Dave “The King of Mexico” Sanchez and Jonathan “Beer Mug” Kantrowe.
A station spokesperson confirmed the information in an announcement to Deadline. “As one of the iconic stations in Los Angeles, our dedication is to offer our customers with probably the most compelling content material and finest listening expertise that we all know they anticipate from us. We’ve taken a deep have a look at our station, and have made some current modifications. At the moment, we introduced the launch of a brand new morning present that we imagine will ship what our followers are asking for and take our station into the longer term. Whereas change is all the time onerous, we’re enthusiastic about our new programming lineup and stay up for partaking with our followers throughout town. Thanks Kevin and Bean for 30 entertaining years!”
The present reportedly will probably be changed by Stryker and Klein, hosted by KROQ’s Ted Stryker and Kevin Klein, from 5-10 AM.
Final fall, Ryder’s longtime co-host, Gene “Bean” Baxter, left The Kevin & Bean Morning Present after almost 30 years on air. Baxter, a British citizen, determined to maneuver again to the UK. Ryder and Baxter had been inducted into the Nationwide Affiliation of Broadcasters’ Broadcasting Corridor of Fame in 2015 and, simply after Baxter’s departure, inducted into the Radio Corridor of Fame final 12 months.
Ryder’s Kevin within the Morning present debuted on January 2.