Dan Bongino May Get Show in Rush Limbaugh’s Time Slot

Popular podcaster in negotiations for syndicated three-hour program...

The passing of the late, great Rush Limbaugh left a hole in the talk radio world that may be impossible to fill.

Rush Limbaugh
Rush Limbaugh / IMAGE: The Guardian via YouTube

Limbaugh was famously “talent on loan from God,” but conservative talk radio is now looking for that same talent to replace the vacuum the radio legend left behind.

Now it appears one conservative commentator will take a shot at filling Limbaugh’s time slot.

...article continued below
- Advertisement -

According to reporting from Outkick, conservative commentator and podcast host Dan Bongino has agreed with Westwood One to kick off a live radio show from 12-3 p.m. Eastern, the time slot Limbaugh held for years.

Cumulus Media, which carried Limbaugh’s show through its affiliates, owns Westwood One, though it remains unclear just how widely Bongino’s show would be syndicated.

Premiere, Limbaugh’s syndicator, has not officially announced who will carry the time slot for them.

...article continued below
- Advertisement -

Bongino would likely be featured on some but not all of Rush’s previously held affiliates, but if he is successful, his number of affiliates could expand to Rush-level reach.

“The Rush Limbaugh Show” came on the air in 1988, when right-leaning media was in its infancy.

Fox News was still years away, and the online conservative news apparatus was even further out.

Bongino, a former Secret Service agent and New York Police Officer, also holds a partial stake in the conservative sites, Parler and Rumble.

His podcast will reportedly remain separate from the deal.

Bongino honored Limbaugh’s memory after his death earlier this year, telling Fox & Friends, “we became different people because of Rush Limbaugh. Every conservative I know, everyone has had that Rush Limbaugh moment where they were listening and heard an idea for the first time ever.”

Limbaugh died in February after a battle with cancer. His wife provided the information for death certificate, which lists his occupation: “Greatest radio host of all time.”

- Advertisement -


Judge Says Maxine Waters’ Comments Could ‘Overturn’ Chauvin Verdict

(Associated Press) The judge overseeing the trial of a former Minneapolis police officer in the death of George Floyd on Monday called recent comments...

Apple Caves, Lets Parler Back into the App Store

(Headline USA) Apple said it has reached an agreement with the conservative social media app Parler that could lead to its reinstatement in the...

REPORT: Biden Admin to Release 400 Migrant Families Into U.S. Every Day

The Biden administration plans to release 400 migrant families into the country every day by mid-June as the surge of immigrants continues to overwhelm...

George W. Bush Resurfaces to Pitch for Amnesty for Illegals

Former president George W. Bush called for widespread amnesty for the millions of illegal immigrants brought into the country as children. “Americans who favor a...

DeSantis: Florida Sued Biden for ‘Reckless Policy’ of Releasing Violent Aliens

Gov. Ron DeSantis said Florida sued President Joe Biden's administration so that it would be forced to "actually follow the law" and "the Constitution"...

Michigan Set to Make COVID Restrictions Permanent

Michigan is moving to make the state’s emergency coronavirus restrictions permanent. The state’s regulatory agencies extended their COVID-19 restrictions this week amid a surge in...

CNN’s Chris Cuomo: Change Will Only Happen When ‘White Kids Start Getting Killed’

CNN’s Chris Cuomo claimed gun control and criminal justice reform will only happen when “white people’s kids start getting killed.” “Shootings, gun laws, access to...

Facing MAGA Boycott, Coke Gets Big Boost from China and Global Markets

The self-sustaining eco-system of woke activism revealed itself during Coca-Cola's recent first-quarter financial reports as the company tapped growing Chinese markets to stem its...

SELLERS: Could This Pimp Be Our Only Hope for Saving Democracy?

In 2014, I applied for a position overseeing a journalism training program with the National Journalism Center, an offshoot of the Young America's Foundation. I'd...
- Advertisement -