BAUER MEDIA CELEBRATES GROWTH ACROSS ALL FOUR NETWORKS, REACHING 18 MILLION LISTENERS EACH WEEK, AND CONTINUES TO LEAD IN DIGITAL LISTENING.

The KISS NETWORK now reaches a new record 5.7 million listeners across KISS, KISSTORY and KISS FRESH. ‘KISS Breakfast with Rickie, Melvin and Charlie’, sponsored by Three, is the biggest commercial breakfast show in the UK, holding the top spot for the fourth consecutive quarter with a reach of over 2 million. KISS in London is the #1 station for 15-34’s in reach, hours and market share. KISSTORY, playing the best in old skool and anthems, is the #1 commercial all-digital station with a record reach of over 1.8 million listeners.

The ABSOLUTE RADIO NETWORK now reaches 4.5million listeners. ‘The Christian O’Connell Breakfast Show’, sponsored by Wickes, remains the UK’s #2 commercial breakfast show. ABSOLUTE 80s takes the crown as the #2 commercial digital station growing reach to 1.5million. Dave Berry joins the station this month in his new home time show.

The MAGIC NETWORK, including sister stations MELLOW MAGIC, MAGIC CHILLED and MAGIC SOUL, reaches a record 3.7million listeners every week. Both MELLOW MAGIC and MAGIC CHILLED enjoy record audiences this quarter reaching 519k and 270k listeners consecutively. Ronan and Harriet’s new breakfast show launched in September.

The BAUER CITY NETWORK grows to 6.8million listeners in major towns and cities across the UK every week. Stand out year-on-year performances include Liverpool’s RADIO CITY, Sheffield’s Hallam FM, Edinburgh’s FORTH 1, Belfast’s DOWNTOWN RADIO, DOWNTOWN COUNTRY and COOL FM.

Source: RAJAR / Ipsos - MORI / RSMB, period Q3 2017, all stations and groups results are reported on their specified reporting period and TSA.


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