September 3, 2008
Shawn Parr’s ‘The Number 1 Show’ Signs Number 1 Affiliate!
BURBANK, Calif., Sept. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Shawn Parr's new show gets its first affiliate, and he is right at home. KKGO, GO COUNTRY 105, Los Angeles' country music station and home of Shawn's morning show becomes the first affiliate and flagship station for Shawn Parr's "The Number 1 Show." This new show features 3 hours packed full of number 1 hits and the stories behind them, with the largest variety of number ones, interviews with those number 1 artists, the biggest stories on the biggest songs, and how they made it to number 1.
"GO COUNTRY 105 is pleased to have Shawn, truly one of America's great country radio personalities, expand his airtime on the station," said Saul Levine, President and General Manager of the family-owned and operated Mt. Wilson FM Broadcasters, Inc., which includes KKGO 105.1 FM."This show has been a dream of mine for quite some time," comments Parr. "It has become a reality, and for GO COUNTRY 105 to be my first affiliate is so special, I can't begin to thank Saul for his faith in me."
The show premieres on GO COUNTRY 105 September 5th from its regularly scheduled slot, Fridays 7pm to 10pm.
About Shawn Parr
Born in So. California, Shawn Parr has spent most of his career in the Los Angeles area country music scene. You can find Shawn as the wake-up voice on his morning show "You're Up To Parr" Monday through Friday 5am to 10am on GO COUNTRY 105.1 FM covering all of Southern California. Shawn has a passion and a long-term involvement with country music, and is also the voice of many award shows such as The Golden Globes, The Academy of Country Music, and the American Music Awards for the 16th year in a row. In addition, he does numerous public appearances, is on the Board of Directors for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and hosts his own annual golf tournament benefiting the John Tracy Clinic. Shawn is an avid golfer and has been a part of the Bob Hope Classic for a number of years.
About Mt. Wilson FM Broadcasters, Inc.
Established in 1959, Mt. Wilson FM Broadcasters approaches its 50th anniversary as one of the last surviving independents in the nation. In addition to KKGO "GO COUNTRY 105" at 105.1 FM in Los Angeles and Orange Counties, the Mt. Wilson family includes KGIL "News/Talk" 1260 and 540 AM in Los Angeles and San Diego, and through its affiliate, Global Jazz, Inc., manages programming and support services of California State University Long Beach's KKJZ "K-Jazz" 88.1 FM.
Shawn Parr's "The Number 1 Show"
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