Entertainment mogul Nick Cannon, Skyview Networks and Meruelo Media announced today an agreement to develop Nick Cannon Radio for afternoon syndication starting January 27, 2020 and Nick Cannon Weekends debuting February 2020. Nick Cannon will be providing additional details in the 7:00 a.m. PT hour of his Nick Cannon Mornings show on Power 106 Los Angeles.
“Nick Cannon is one of the most accomplished, creative and versatile entertainers in America and we are proud to be working with him and the team at Meruelo Media to launch Nick’s new syndicated shows,” said Steve Jones, President and COO, Skyview Networks. “Nick is an influencer, whose connection with audiences makes him extremely attractive to advertisers and radio programmers alike.”
“I love connecting with Los Angeles every morning on Power 106. The response and support has been amazing and very special; the natural thing is to take it to the next level with a new nationally syndicated daily drivetime and weekend show,” said host Nick Cannon. “The show will feature original comedy and conversations with the people driving pop culture. I am looking forward to working with Skyview Networks and my Meruelo Media family to now reach all of the U.S.”
The newly syndicated Nick Cannon Radio and Nick Cannon Weekends mark a new business relationship between Skyview Networks, a leader in the audio and broadcast space, and Meruelo Media, one of the fastest growing, minority owned local media companies in America.
“Our partnership with Nick Cannon on Power 106 is proof positive that we are committed to invest in the very best and most compelling entertainment in the world,” said Otto Padron, President and CEO of Meruelo Media. “This content strategy, coupled with our carefully curated portfolio of heritage audio brands and popular personalities in the key market of Los Angeles, gives Meruelo Media very exciting syndication opportunities. Having a like-minded syndication parter like Skyview Networks is the perfect storm!”
The syndicated Nick Cannon Radio will be available to stations in afternoon drive, Monday through Friday and Nick Cannon Weekends will air on Saturday and Sunday on urban, rhythmic and hip-hop formats. Skyview Networks will handle production, affiliation and advertising sales.