Why was Radio Disney discontinued?

Why was Radio Disney discontinued?

On December 3, 2020, Disney announced that both Radio Disney and Radio Disney Country would shut down in the first quarter of 2021 as part of its restructuring plan to focus more on producing content for the television networks and Disney+, with KRDC being put up for sale.

Will Radio Disney come back?

Radio Disney has been removed from SiriusXM. Disney also has a Radio Disney mobile app that streams both stations along with additional content. It will be going out of service on January 22nd, 2021, which could be the official closing date of the networks.

Is Radio Disney going away?

Disney’s omnipresence will decrease just a bit next year, as its nationwide Radio Disney network will shut down in early 2021, the company announced Thursday.

Who runs Radio Disney?

the Salem Media Group
Sold in 2013; station owned by the Salem Media Group. In 2007, the station was transferred to Radio Disney Sacramento, LLC, another subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company related to Radio Disney. Was later sold in 2015 to Punjabi American Media. Sold in 2015 to Salem Media Group.

Does Disney own any radio stations?

Disney owns ABC network with 10 television stations and 66 radio stations in the United States.

Is there a radio station for Disney music?

Tune Disney Radio is an online radio station offering listeners all over the world the best playlists with music from everyone’s favorite Disney movies and Disney Parks.

Is there a Disney XM station?

It’s now available to listeners nationwide on SiriusXM radios (channel 302) and on the SiriusXM app. SiriusXM’s Disney Hits channel will feature everyone’s most cherished Disney tunes from movies, television shows, and more, all on one channel.

What happened to Radio Disney Music Awards?

The Radio Disney Music Awards (RDMA) were an annual awards show operated and governed by Radio Disney, an American radio network. Radio Disney ceased operations on April 14, 2021, after switching to automated programing on January 1 of that same year. The network has made no statement about the future of the awards.

Does Sirius have Disney?

Disney Hits is the Happiest SiriusXM channel on earth! All of your favorite Disney Music of all time on one channel. Featuring songs from Moana, Frozen, Lion King, Beauty and The Beast, High School Musical and many more.

Who owns Iheart media?

Thomas H. Lee Partners
iHeartMedia Capital I, LLC
iHeartMedia/Parent organizations

Does Disney own Clear Channel?

Clear Channel Communications, Cumulus Media Inc., Disney, Emmis, Entercom Communications, and Viacom combined own 18 percent of all radio stations in the United States.

What Frequency is Radio Disney?

1110 AM
Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. KRDC (1110 AM) is a broadcast radio station licensed to Pasadena, California, serving the Greater Los Angeles Area. The station is owned and operated by The Walt Disney Company.

When did Radio Disney start using the Radio Disney logo?

Former Radio Disney logo, used from 2007 to 2009. In March 2008, Radio Disney and Gracenote signed a licensing agreement starting immediately that allow the lyrics be seen along with the song online on Radio Disney Internet Radio Player. The channel began streaming live on iTunes Radio Tuner in August 2008.

What is Radio Disney Jams?

Radio Disney Jams was a series of CD compilations of music that was featured on Radio Disney, a children’s radio network. The first album was released in 1999, titled Radio Disney Kid Jams, containing the top songs from Radio Disney’s playlist.

What kind of music does Radio Disney play?

The network broadcasts music programming oriented towards pre-teens and young teenagers, focusing mainly on current hit music and a heavy emphasis on teen idols; compared to most CHR stations, Radio Disney is far more aggressive in playing only current hits and eschews recurrent rotation.

How many radio stations does Disney own?

Disney sold six AM stations and one FM station that year. In June 2013, Disney announced the sale of seven owned-and-operated stations in medium-sized markets, in order to refocus Radio Disney’s broadcast distribution on the top-25 radio markets.