"The Todd Show" Launches on WPLJ
February 24, 2014

The Todd Show debuted this morning on Hot AC WPLJ/New York, marking the start of a new era following the historic 23-year run of The Big Show ­– with Todd Pettengill now the sole host of the 6-10 a.m. timeslot.

"The Todd Show is the natural progression for WPLJ and Pettengill. He is one of the most talented people that I have met in this business and I am proud to be working with him as a part of PLJ’s re-birth,” said Kim Bryant, Cumulus-New York VP/Market Manager.

“I’m beyond excited to anchor a live and local morning show in the number one radio market in the world,” said Pettengill. “Thank you to Governor Chris Christie for giving me my own lane on my commute in from New Jersey and to Mayor Bill de Blasio for allowing me to follow his caravan to get me to the studio quickly.”

Before Pettengill became a part of New York radio history, he honed his skills in the Albany, New York combo WPTR/WFLY where he hosted the morning show and held the titles of PD, OM and VP of Programming.

In August 1991, Pettengill joined the air staff of WPLJ-FM as morning show co-host and has since been named Billboard Magazine's "Air Personality of the Year” five times and Radio and Records Magazine’s “Major Market Air Personality of the Year” six times. He has won five New York “AIR AWARDS” and was also awarded an Emmy for his work on the NBC TV show, TV NATION.

For four years (1993-1997) Pettengill hosted several internationally syndicated television shows for the World Wrestling Federation, including “WWF Mania,” “WWF Action Zone,” “WWF Superstars” and “WWF Challenge.” Over fifteen million people saw him in over one hundred and fifty countries each week. Pettengill also hosted the WWF “Countdown Show,” a live thirty minute broadcast on the TV Guide channel that preceded each monthly PPV and he appeared on the first ever broadcast of “Monday Night Raw.”

Pettengill is the CEO/Founder of Pettengill Productions, Inc. (established in 1993), which creates original television and film content for media outlets worldwide. Additionally, Pettengill is the host of the American version of “Come Dine With Me” on Lifetime.

Pettengill will be joined on-air by long time Executive Producer/Spiritual Adviser Joe “Monk” Pardavila, Cooper Lawrence, Anne Marie Leamy, Sheila Cichon Watko, Bill Fitzpatrick and Meatballs.




 
Breaking News
iHeartMedia Introduces On Demand Services iHeartRadio Plus & iHeartRadio All Access
2016 NAB Marconi Radio Award Winners Announced
September 22, 2016
Ray Nelson Joins Cumulus As VP/Market Manager, Huntsville, AL
Britney Spears Headlines An All-Star Lineup For B96/Chicago's Jingle Bash
Concord Music Group Appoints Tom "Grover" Biery SVP/Digital Marketing, Strategy and D2C
B98.5 & Melissa Carter Celebrate Atlanta Pride 2016
September 21, 2016
iHeartMedia Honolulu Unveils On-Air Lineup For 93.9 The Beat
Cumulus Brings "Zazza Mornings with Cheree" To WZNS/Fort Walton Beach & WABD/Mobile
New ASCAP Digital Team To Transform Services For Members, Licensees
In Brief - September 21, 2016
September 20, 2016
Report: Pandora Tops Rapidly Changing US Music Streaming Market
2016 iHeartRadio Music Festival Superstar Presenters and Attendees Revealed
CBS Radio Renews Content and Distribution Agreement with Westwood One
WODS/Boston Presents 103.3 AMP Radio's Electric Bounce House
September 19, 2016
NuVoodoo Ratings Study: Radio Station Contests Have A Problem
Big Boy Annouces Real 92.3/Los Angeles' "The Real Show"
NAB: FM Chip in Smartphones Data For North America
September 16, 2016
Pandora and Warner Music Group Announce Direct Licensing Agreement
Throwbacks Come To Peoria On WNGY (G102.3)
Nielsen Appoints Haley Jones Director Of Radio
September 15, 2016
Pandora Rolls Out Pandora Plus
Myrtle Beach’s Star 92.1 Becomes Energy 92.1
iHeartMedia Denver names Ryan Cline SVP/Sales & Michael Souza SVP/Strategic Partnerships
Nielsen To Deliver All-Electronic Measurement To Local TV Markets in 2017
Music News
Metallica to Perform on The Howard Stern Show
The Weeknd Releases New Single with Daft Punk
FMQB Photo Pass: AC/DC
Beyoncé to Headline Charity Tidal X Concert
Quick Hits: The Weeknd, Metallica, Lady Gaga, Chance the Rapper & Kanye West, Tori Amos
Quick Hits: Prince, Mariah Carey, AC/DC
Five New Debuts in Billboard 200's Top Ten
Quick Hits: RHCP, Lady Gaga, Bon Jovi, Green Day
Quick Hits: Prince tribute concert, Coldplay, Billie Joe Armstrong
Lady Gaga's New Album Joanne Arrives October 21
FMQB Retro-Active: Ken Sharp Reviews Jeff Lynne's ELO Live In Concert and Chats with the Unique Performer
Quick Hits: DNCE, Tom Morello & Global Citizen: The World On Stage
Lady Gaga Scores Massive #1 Most Added Honors At Radio
Quick Hits: Snoop Dogg & Zayn
Travis Scott Debuts at #1 on Billboard 200
FMQB NOW

          Question Of
           The Week

Advertisement:
Search FMQB.com
Advertisements:
FMQB Member Login
Email:
Pass:

Save
Not a member yet?
Sign up Now!
Sign Up for Breaking News!
Enter FMQB E-Tracking!