And to think some people thought 95.7 “The Game” was going to make a big splash after it was reported that the 10-to-noon show featuring Matt Steinmetz and Sean O’Connell had been canceled. Not quite.
I just got a press release from Entercom that says Guy Haberman (who used to host during the evenings) is moving to the time slot previously held by Steinmetz and O’Connell. Haberman used to work by himself from 7-to-10 pm; now he’ll get paired with John Middlekauff, a former NFL scout who’s a frequent guest on all KGMZ shows.
The main gist of the email is that Haberman and Middlekauf were old high school classmates and roommates.
“Most new shows take months, even years, to develop on-air chemistry. Guy and John, who have been friends since high school, will have real chemistry on day 1,” said 95.7 The GAME Program Director Jason Barrett. “We couldn’t be more excited about pairing two young, fresh, knowledgeable and exciting talents like Guy and John on-air. Bay Area sports fans will be in for two great hours of sports radio starting January 20th.”
No word at all on what’s going to happen from 7 pm on, so it’s probably safe to assume that 95.7 will fill that time with a rotation of part-time employees or just switch over to ESPN Radio.