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The year 2006 saw a number of significant events in radio broadcasting.

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Events

Debuts

  • The Rhythmic Adult Contemporary branded MOViN makes it debut on May 1, at KQMV/Seattle, Washington.
  • Mike McConnell, launched into national syndication after several years at WLW on July 1.
  • On August 17 KZLA/Los Angeles drops Country after 26 years and becomes the second station in the United States to pick up the Rhythmic AC "MOViN'" format as KMVN. The flip would leave Los Angeles without an FM Country station until March 2007 when KKGO fills the void.
  • Nova M Radio, a progressive talk radio network featuring Mike Malloy. October 18.
  • Greenstone Media, a female-oriented talk radio network
  • Kevin Barrett begins hosting a twice-weekly talk show on GCN called The Dynamic Duo, and another talk show, hosted weekly on RBN, titled Truth Jihad Radio. The topic of both shows is mainly conspiracy theories surrounding September 11, 2001.
  • San Francisco/Oakland oldies Station KFRC debuts a Rhythmic Contemporary format as Movin 99.7
  • October 2 – KMVK in Fort Worth, Texas (formerly KOAI) begins their Rhythmic Contemporary format as MOViN 107.5. This change has caused a lot of criticism to former KOAI (Smooth Jazz) listeners.
  • December 30 – "Casey Kasem's American Top 40 - The 70's," digitally remastered airings of selected "American Top 40" shows from 1970-1979.

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