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Michael Savage Boasts of Trouncing Rival Hannity in Major Markets: [Hannity is] a ‘Republican Hack’
Mediaite ^ | 3/26/2014 | Andrew Kirell

Posted on 03/26/2014 2:24:54 PM PDT by AdamBomb

"According to Nielsen Audio Metro data, Savage at least doubled Hannity’s average quarter-hour (AQH) rating in two major markets (New York and Dallas) and at least tripled his rating in Chicago and Savage’s hometown of San Francisco:"


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TOPICS: Miscellaneous; News/Current Events; US: California; US: New York; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: california; dallas; hannity; michaelsavage; newyork; partisanmediashill; sanfrancisco; savage; talkradio; wallbanger; weinernation
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For the 2nd month in a row, Savage is absolutely and undeniably demolishing the Wallbanger in every market where they compete. In fact the gap is increasing. Also, Savage has higher numbers on WABC in NY than any other host including the so-called great one.

Perhaps the wallbanger should go back to hanging drywall.

Savage haters to chime in in 3....2....1.

1 posted on 03/26/2014 2:24:54 PM PDT by AdamBomb
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To: AdamBomb
Savage is a navel gazing 'tard.

(Though he gets many things right.)

Hannity is only useful in the two months before an election.

2 posted on 03/26/2014 2:28:19 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: AdamBomb

He’s a condescending pompous ass. Trouble is, which one am I talking about?


3 posted on 03/26/2014 2:29:29 PM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: AdamBomb

I don’t really care for Savage, but Hannity is an idea whose time has long since ended. On radio AND TV. I’d love to see FNC put Greta back in her old time slot and let Hannity retire to Florida or wherever.


4 posted on 03/26/2014 2:30:30 PM PDT by bigbob (The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly. Abraham Lincoln)
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To: AdamBomb

I love Savage.....he’s a throwback. There is nobody like him. I’ll dearly miss his shows someday when he retires.

Hannity? He vomits out the GOPe talking points. I can’t take it.


5 posted on 03/26/2014 2:31:08 PM PDT by AdamBomb
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To: AdamBomb

I’m not a Savage “hater”, though I will say that at least when I listen to Hannity I don’t end up with a headache, can’t say the same for Savage.


6 posted on 03/26/2014 2:31:27 PM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: Baron OBeef Dip; BellStar; b4its2late; Blue Turtle; Brad's Gramma; crazycatlady; camerakid400

Savage Ping


7 posted on 03/26/2014 2:32:29 PM PDT by AdamBomb
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To: AdamBomb

I like them both for different reasons...and Rush and Levin, also, a lot!

Why these guys feud is beyond me.

Millionaires, on the right side of politics, family men...

You never see Libs cannibalize themselves.

Ugh.


8 posted on 03/26/2014 2:34:13 PM PDT by wac3rd (Somewhere in Hell, Ted Kennedy snickers....)
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To: AdamBomb

Sean should rename his radio program to:

Hack Hannity and the Karl Rove Sidekicks.


9 posted on 03/26/2014 2:34:27 PM PDT by fishtank (The denial of original sin is the root of liberalism.)
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To: AdamBomb

In the DC market hannity was move to an obscure low-power am station... I can barely get the station in fairfax city


10 posted on 03/26/2014 2:34:49 PM PDT by Bulwinkle (Alec, a.k.a. Daffy Duck)
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To: AdamBomb

I agree somewhat, but he rails on McCain and McConnell too.


11 posted on 03/26/2014 2:34:53 PM PDT by wac3rd (Somewhere in Hell, Ted Kennedy snickers....)
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To: bigbob
When you look at "The Answer's" lineup in Dallas (AM 660), it reeks of "blah":

Bill Bennett, Mark Davis, Mike Gallagher, Hannity, Medved really don't do anything for me. Prager's ok, but he's on when I'm at work.

Their most conservative talker is Jon David Wells, but they bumped him to 8PM to midnight.

12 posted on 03/26/2014 2:35:07 PM PDT by Night Hides Not (For every Ted Cruz we send to DC, I can endure 2-3 "unviable" candidates that beat incumbents.)
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To: Bulwinkle

Wallbanger has to be fairly concerned by these ratings. He was thinking January would be bad but that he’d improve in February as people searched for his new station.

The opposite is happening. Savage’s share is increasing from January (i.e. more people are finding him.) Hannity’s numbers are decreasing or staying flat at best.


13 posted on 03/26/2014 2:37:17 PM PDT by AdamBomb
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To: Mastador1

Hannity can be so boring. Haven’t seen or listened to him in 6 months. I don’t miss him at all.


14 posted on 03/26/2014 2:40:21 PM PDT by LeonardFMason (LanceyHoward would AGREE)
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To: LeonardFMason

I don’t listen to anyone regularly, but I absolutely don’t listen to people that give me a headache and Savage is on that list.


15 posted on 03/26/2014 2:41:47 PM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: AdamBomb
Can't take Savage. Can't take Hannity on many days, but I really can't take Savage. On the drive home, I don't even flip on ABC, unless it's after 5pm.

The move from ABC to WOR didn't help Hannity at all. I don't know if he thought everyone would follow, or at least figure that Rush as a lead-in would keep his ratings, or what.

Now I'm curious what Curtis & Kuby's ratings are like in Rush's old slot.

16 posted on 03/26/2014 2:41:59 PM PDT by Tanniker Smith (Rome didn't fall in a day, either.)
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To: AdamBomb

We don’t get Savage here, so I can’t comment on his style or positions.

I congratulate him on his success, But why does he need to trash others who probably agree with him 95% of the time? seems a bit arrogant and classless.


17 posted on 03/26/2014 2:42:02 PM PDT by PGR88
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To: AdamBomb

Actually I don’t mind Hannity. I really don’t watch him unless it happens I turn on the tv at his time slot, though.

But I can’t figure out why he had Palin on so much when she was out of office, not running for anything and hadn’t really much to say. Don’t get me wrong, I like Palin but it’s supposed to be a news show. She was asked on over and over again for opinions.

I actually thought he was having an affair with her at one point, because it made so little sense to me.


18 posted on 03/26/2014 2:43:09 PM PDT by Beowulf9
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To: Beowulf9

Hannity is Karl Rove’s bi tch.


19 posted on 03/26/2014 2:45:43 PM PDT by gwgn02
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To: PGR88
"But why does he need to trash others who probably agree with him 95% of the time? seems a bit arrogant and classless."

I honestly believe all of his trashing is mostly "tongue in cheek." He likes making up funny names for people. He has a very dark sense of humor. Not everyone gets his sarcasm. I personally laugh at it. I know he doesn't seriously mean Wallbanger any harm.

Plus, creating a "pseuodo-fued" is great marketing when you are going head to head and you are the underdog. Everyone will want to hear what you are going to say.
20 posted on 03/26/2014 2:46:49 PM PDT by AdamBomb
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To: AdamBomb

Savage is a complete jerk.

That being said, Hannity is so utterly boring I’d rather listen to the local guy now.

Every show of Hannity is Hannity talks to his staff, Hannity talk to Jamie Dupris, who has nothing of relevance to say ever, and Hannity talk to various idiot liberals.

No reason to listen at all.


21 posted on 03/26/2014 2:46:59 PM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: AdamBomb

I am no fan of Savage, but yeah, Hannity comes across as a smarmy hack who is willing to drink with the enemy.


22 posted on 03/26/2014 2:50:52 PM PDT by backwoods-engineer (Blog: www.BackwoodsEngineer.com)
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To: AdamBomb; 09Patriot; abigail2; Avoiding_Sulla; BellStar; b4its2late; BootsOfEscaping; ...

Join the fun. Savage ping!


23 posted on 03/26/2014 2:51:26 PM PDT by dynachrome (Vertrou in God en die Mauser)
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To: AdamBomb

Why does Mark Levin hate Savage? I have heard Levin mention Wiener Nation a few times with the same kind of vitriol usually reserved for Harry Reid.


24 posted on 03/26/2014 2:51:48 PM PDT by forgotten man
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To: AdamBomb

Bring back Steve Malzberg!


25 posted on 03/26/2014 2:52:44 PM PDT by FES0844
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To: wac3rd
I like them both for different reasons...and Rush and Levin, also, a lot!

Zactly! They are all wearing the same uniform, IMO, and there guns are pointing in the same direction, except when some of them trash others.

Hannity is a must for the tenderfoot republicans, the newbies and the Joe-lunch-bucket folks. I am glad he is the talking-points republican. And, if Hannity is beer, then Savage is whiskey. Rush is meat and potatoes, and so on. Whatever! To me, it is not an "either or" decision.

26 posted on 03/26/2014 2:52:49 PM PDT by VRW Conspirator ( 2+2 = V)
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To: forgotten man
"Why does Mark Levin hate Savage? "

Because Savage is not in the inside circle of GOP talksters AND Savage's ratings are higher than Levin's in many markets (but they are not head to head )
27 posted on 03/26/2014 2:53:37 PM PDT by AdamBomb
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To: AdamBomb

I find Hannity and Rush pretty much unlistenable. Levin is a little more bearable.

I’m mostly conscious of what I’m NOT hearing: NOTHING about Obama’s phony biography. Nothing about the forged documents.

I don’t care that “we aren’t going to get him out of office on the basis of those things!” Obama is a Marxist Muslim anti-Christian anti-Semite. His whole bio is a lie. His documents are forged. I want it talked about because it’s the truth.


28 posted on 03/26/2014 2:53:49 PM PDT by Arthur McGowan
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To: AdamBomb

I haven’t heard savage in years but he was always interesting. Listening to him though always gave me the image that he was lying on a couch and someone was nearby taking notes and expected to give advice and tweak his prescriptions after each show.

I hadn’t seen/heard Hannity in over a decade but he always seemed like someone who could easily be replaced with software.


29 posted on 03/26/2014 2:53:51 PM PDT by posterchild
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To: AdamBomb
Sean Hannity is a light weight (no original thoughts). Savage is an actual scientist with PHDs in nutrition.

I listen to El Rushbo from 12-3pm then shut the radio off when Hannity comes on. Never cared for that stupid radio assistant of his, the one called Flipper. She would always brag about taking her young children to the New York homosexual parades, so they could understand diversity. That was enough for me ever listening to Sean.

30 posted on 03/26/2014 2:54:52 PM PDT by Flavious_Maximus
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To: VRW Conspirator

I like your analogies.....spot on “Hannity is a must for the tenderfoot republicans, the newbies and the Joe-lunch-bucket folks. [snip] And, if Hannity is beer, then Savage is whiskey. Rush is meat and potatoes, and so on.”


31 posted on 03/26/2014 2:55:08 PM PDT by AdamBomb
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To: AdamBomb

I for one am happy that Hannity was knocked out of his DC time slot, I had stopped listening to him over a year ago, same with his TV show.

IMHO - Sean is nothing more then a liberal Karl Rove republican.

Good bye Sean....


32 posted on 03/26/2014 2:56:25 PM PDT by stockpirate (Only a tidal wave of tyrants blood will return our tree of liberty......)
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To: AdamBomb

Savage gave the maximum amount in donations to Democrat Jerry Brown. The only wallbanging hack is Savage-Weiner.


33 posted on 03/26/2014 2:58:47 PM PDT by RginTN
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To: AdamBomb

Republican Hack? Well Savage, you are a libtard plant.

I used to listen to him. I try from time to time but about 98% of when I do 1) he’s not there, 2)talking yet again about how he got sick eating in San Fran restaurants (doesn’t this schtick get old?), or 3) rambling about nothing and hawking old books.


34 posted on 03/26/2014 2:59:45 PM PDT by Fledermaus (I support Joe Carr in the TN GOP Primary against Lamar!)
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To: PGR88
"I congratulate him on his success, But why does he need to trash others who probably agree with him 95% of the time? seems a bit arrogant and classless."

Wow I guess you haven't heard him? He's actually worse, but you would have to hear him to believe how much so. I don't like Hannity at all and in my market area they don't compete but between either of them I would chose silence. But Savage is as bad as it gets really, IMO.

35 posted on 03/26/2014 3:02:14 PM PDT by WHBates
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To: AdamBomb

No bias there at all. How much does Savage pay you?


36 posted on 03/26/2014 3:03:02 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: massgopguy

Perfect!


37 posted on 03/26/2014 3:03:22 PM PDT by mylife (Ted Cruz understands the law, and is not afraid of the unlawful.)
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To: AdamBomb

my great friend Andrew Breitbart told me how sean constantly asked for show ideas...he didn’t have a unique idea of his own...sean has a boring whiney voice like the bimbos ann coulter and her “drudge is my friend” friend oreilly co host...

sav has a great broadcast voice and is exceptionally smart like Rush...hammity is a bore...


38 posted on 03/26/2014 3:04:02 PM PDT by Understand the stimulus
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To: wac3rd
Why these guys feud is beyond me

Ratings. Jack Benny and Fred Allen made a living off a radio feud back in the day. All aspects of the media are commercial sponsored entertainment and the talent involved are no different than burlesque acts. If they manage to expose what the liberal masters of the network news don't want anyone to hear and know it's practically an accident and since 99% of the people who listen or watch are already part of the Conservative choir there's very little actual persuasion going on. The purpose, for all of them, is to sell advertising. If they fail at that they're not on the air. Even (Pubic H)Air America went under when it couldn't generate an audience and make money.

39 posted on 03/26/2014 3:04:05 PM PDT by katana (Just my opinions)
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To: forgotten man

Savage is a phony? I can’t stand to listen to him. There is something about his past that sows doubt about his sincerity. I don’t care enough to search it out. Levin is the real deal. Hannity, I like but last shows I listened to he went on and on with his staff about nonsense. I don’t know why he thinks we want to hear from the liberal women that work for him. Not interesting. I guess he is tied to Rove because of Fox News but I can’t stand Rove. I wish Hannity still followed Rush on WBAP in case I forget to change channels. But I tune my internet radio to Moody Radio South and listen to more interesting and uplifting talk radio. Janet Parshall is great.


40 posted on 03/26/2014 3:04:39 PM PDT by outinyellowdogcountry
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To: AdamBomb

I thought he retired and the Pizza giant toook his place.


41 posted on 03/26/2014 3:04:53 PM PDT by verga (Poor spiritual health is often manifested with poor physical health.)
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To: Night Hides Not

And at night they lower the power on the signal to next to nothing.


42 posted on 03/26/2014 3:05:58 PM PDT by mylife (Ted Cruz understands the law, and is not afraid of the unlawful.)
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To: AdamBomb

Savage is more entertaining, even when he’s being stupid. Hannity is probably a nice guy but I can’t listen to him for long as he repeats the same stuff.


43 posted on 03/26/2014 3:06:13 PM PDT by opus86
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To: AdamBomb
I used to change the station after Rush ended because Hannity was a light-weight, low-information (though well-intentioned), talking point repeater.

Now I change the station after Rush ends because Savage is a self-centered, boring, condescending, blowhard.

44 posted on 03/26/2014 3:07:29 PM PDT by Washi (Stop Obama's War On Jobs)
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To: All

I liked Savage but he is the only talk radio personality on the right that makes me miss Hannity. They shifted him from the local blowtorch to one station above the state police traffic alert.
I just turn it off after Rush anyways, nothing else needs to be said.


45 posted on 03/26/2014 3:08:40 PM PDT by newnhdad (Our new motto: USA, it was fun while it lasted.)
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To: AdamBomb
Hannity? He vomits out the GOPe talking points. I can’t take it.

Me either, but the other night he actually had two segments that were not GOP talking points and MH-390... and it was good. Then he went back to the same old, same old...

He better change- has the same stupid guests on Radio and Cable... Tired of Juan, tired of Beckel, Coulter is damaged goods... asks the same questions over and over, just different guest.... surprised how lazy in originality Hannity is..

46 posted on 03/26/2014 3:12:00 PM PDT by 11th Commandment ("THOSE WHO TIRE LOSE")
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To: AdamBomb

I can’t stand either one of them, but at least Hannity has a pleasant enough voice for radio, something Savage does not.


47 posted on 03/26/2014 3:13:09 PM PDT by Gabz (Democrats for Voldemort.)
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To: massgopguy
Hannity's format is awful. Who wants to listen to a show where he rotates is "good friend" Lanny Davis, Whorealdo Rivera and other libs.

As far as Weiner goes, he is unreliable as a conservative, and often sides with liberals. He appeals to people who get wood from listening to a tough sounding New Yorker. Fact is, Weiner is a fratricidal purse-swinging bed-wetter.

48 posted on 03/26/2014 3:13:23 PM PDT by lormand (Inside every liberal is a dung slinging monkey)
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To: AdamBomb

It’s a sign of weakness.


49 posted on 03/26/2014 3:15:16 PM PDT by NonValueAdded (Operating out of weakness? Imagine if he were working from a position of strength!)
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To: Fledermaus

I figured out Weiner, aka Savage in less than a week. Here is a guy with a fake name, constantly name calling conservatives in an attempt to poach listeners.

Weiner is his real name. “Savage” is a name that makes him talk tough.


50 posted on 03/26/2014 3:18:21 PM PDT by lormand (Inside every liberal is a dung slinging monkey)
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