Keep in mind that Hartmann is from Vermont so this is station actually serves his home market.
> Although KPTK has added Hartmann live, bumping Franken to
> PMD (which translates roughly to his current slot on WVAA).
> WVAA's lineup is likely no trend, considering it has a hot
> talk/sex show in late nights (probably one of few AM
> affiliates for the show). But the trend I'm referring to is
> stations that signed up for Springer dumping him
> specifically for Miller; KQKE/SF dumped him for two local
> shows, so that could be included in part of this possible
> trend. The other trend is not necessarily that Hartmann take
> over the noon-3 shift, but that stations aren't using
> Franken. Maybe they program locally, maybe Hartmann, maybe
> whichever one, Springer/Miller, doesn't get 9-noon goes on
> delay, who knows. But it seems Jerry Springer and Al
> Franken, while not in immediate danger, aren't on the upward
The vast majority of AAR affils will not touch Franken, but Springer's spot is fair game for pre-emption by Miller or local talkers.