It’s Opening Day For Dodgers & iHeartMedia’s Branded Sports Radio Station

The Los Angeles Dodgers have been struggling not in the standings these days but in getting its spendy now-3-year-old Time Warner Cable sports channels picked up by rival cable and satellite operators on their basic tiers. On the radio side, however, there are no such problems: Today the team unveiled details of its deal with iHeartMedia to relauch its radio home, KLAC-AM 570, as AM 570 LA Sports.

The two sides said back in September when the Dodgers signed on with the Fox Sports-branded KLAC to be the team’s radio station that an equity stake was part of the agreement. As of today on-air talent was tub-thumping the details that are now a go including a new logo and  incorporating the new 2015 Dodgers slogan “We Love LA!” The current lineup mostly remains intact: Dan Patrick from 6-9 AM, followed by the newly created LA Today with Bill Reiter and Leann Tweeden from 9-noon, Jay Mohr from noon-3 PM and the Petros And Money Show from 3-7 PM.

The other new addition, Dodger Talk featuring David Vassegh and Kevin Kennedy, will air immediately following Dodgers games or weekdays at 7 PM. The Dodgers open the 2015 season April 6 at home with Vin Scully back for his 66th season.

The AM 570 signal covers all five counties in and around LA includes 22 stations across the state and country.

This article was printed from https://deadline.com/2015/03/dodgers-radio-station-deal-570-la-sports-1201393409/