Sunny 107.7 FM Joins Envision Weekend Music Network

(NOVEMBER 2017) –Envision Networks® is excited to welcome Monticello Community Radio, Inc.’s WMRS-FM/Indianapolis as the newest affiliate of The Jim Brickman Show. The four-hour lifestyle program provides music and interviews hosted by award-winning songwriter and best-selling solo pianist Jim Brickman. Co-hosts Brynne and Bob along with Jim provide affiliates with friendly conversation and fun programming filled with music and pop culture every weekend. With Sunny 107.7 FM now airing The Jim Brickman Show, it joins over 300 affiliates on the Envision Weekend Music Network.
“We were one of the first Radio Stations to broadcast the Jim Brickman show when it first premiered in the early 90’s,” said General Manager Kevin Page. “We and our audience loved Jim’s show.  The music and wide variety of topics he talked about kept everyone entertained.  Unfortunately when the show switched carriers we were not an affiliate of the Network and had to drop the show.  With Envision Networks taking over syndication, we are very excited to be able to bring The Jim Brickman Show back to our audience.”
From Hollywood and health to lifestyle and food, The Jim Brickman Show provides listeners with everything they need to make the most of their weekends. The three hosts perspectives (Baby Boomer, Gen X-er and Millennial) provide listeners with expert interviews, advice and topics to keep them engaged every hour. Weekly guests include experts from the Food Network, HGTV and USA Today to give your listeners advice on food, home improvement, travel, health and technology. Jim’s celebrity interviews have included such notables as John Oates, Bette Midler, Shania Twain, Jane Lynch, Kate Hudson, Train, Dolly Parton and many more.
The show is delivered via satellite or FTP download and is divided into four content segments each hour so stations can broadcast the show when it best fits their programming needs. A contemporary version as well as a classic hits version of The Jim Brickman Show is available for station use and a “segments only” version will be furnished to stations using their own playlist.  Affiliate stations also receive the 24 hour A Joyful Christmas special to broadcast prior to Christmas and/or on Christmas Day and a Best Of year end special at no additional cost.
Jim Brickman is about to embark on his 21st annual holiday tour “A Joyful Christmas” with 30 stops across the country.  Affiliates can partner with Brickman for a Meet & Greet and presenting opportunities when he stops in their city. He’ll share behind the scenes video and audio from the road on “The Jim Brickman Show” giving listeners never before seen or heard exclusives.  For a full list of dates, visit www.jimbrickman.com/tour.  And Brickman is releasing a brand new holiday single “Christmas Where You Are” with Five for Fighting, which will be premiering on “The Jim Brickman Show” in November.
Stations interested in more information on The Jim Brickman Show can visit envisionnetworks.com or contact Amber Wade at 216-831-3761 or amberw@envisionradio.com.

About Jim Brickman:

Jim Brickman is a hit-making songwriter and best-selling solo pianist with 21 #1 albums and 32 Top 20 radio singles in Billboard Magazine. He has two Grammy nominations, a Dove Award, two SESAC Songwriter of the Year Awards, and the Canadian Country Music Award. He has sold eight million albums worldwide, written three best-selling books, starred in four TV concert specials, and is in the 20th season of hosting The Jim Brickman Show.

About Envision Networks®:

Envision Networks® provides content and services to more than 2,500 radio stations and reaches millions of listeners each week. Envision Radio Networks, Inc.® is the largest independently owned affiliate relations company in the country and supplies all types of programming and services to radio including morning show content, short-form vignettes, virtual weather-news-sports broadcasts, live syndicated morning shows, long-form weekend programming, 24/7 formats, comedy services, event programming, off-air tools, web content, album releases and artist specials. Envision Networks® is based in Cleveland, Ohio, with offices in New York City and Nashville.     

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