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WABC/New York Airs Special Programming over Coronavirus


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WABC-AM/New York is airing special programming to bring insights and information about the coronavirus crisis to listeners in the Tri-State area. Former White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon is hosting special programming all week at 5pm. WABC also will air additional special programming related to the coronavirus crisis with rotating guest hosts between at 3-4pm. Tuesday (today) famed attorney Arthur Aidala will air at 3pm and then Bill O'Reilly is doing a customized hour for WABC only at 4pm.

Wednesday Curtis & Juliet extend their noontime show for an extra hour and stay on until 4, when Fox News' Brian Kilmeade will host a customized hour for WABC. Thursday, from 3-5, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is scheduled. Friday, from 3-5, it's former New York Governor George Pataki. Additionally, Bannon remains on the air 5-6pm all week.

"Bannon has been ahead of the curve on coronavirus globally, and Mayor Giuliani is uniquely qualified to discuss the crisis mitigation strategy in New York City," said John Catsimatidis, owner of WABC and its parent company, Red Apple Media. "During this time of crisis, WABC is proud to bring these two nationally-renowned leaders to listeners around the Tri-State area."

"We look forward to bringing two critical perspectives on a topic of paramount importance to our valued listeners," said Red Apple Media and WABC Radio President Chad Lopez. "These two hours of exclusive special programming will take a deep dive into the effect the virus has and will continue to have on New York City and the surrounding area."

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