So did the number of radio stations that carried him. I remember back when MSNBC first came to air in 1996, they put Imus In The Morning on their lineup a month or so later, and in a short amount of time, Imus had close to 200 radio stations.
he had about 60 at the end and a few dropped him in the past couple days
On our local talk station yesterday, I learned that his MSNBC simulcast was one of the primary reasons for the recent shakeup of CNN morning show personalities. A televised radio show was threatening to overtake the CNN offering!