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Sports Talk WCMC-FM, Raleigh Cancels “The OG with Ovies & Giglio”

Capitol Broadcasting abruptly drops “The OG with Ovies & Giglio” – starring Joe Ovies and Joe Giglio – from the program schedule on sports talk WCMC-FM, Raleigh “99.9 FM The Fan.” According to the News & Observer, Ovies tweeted after Wednesday’s program, “Today was the last edition of ‘The OG’ and the end ofim 13.5 years at The Fan. @giglio_OG and I did some really great stuff in just over 3 years of the show. Thanks for making us part of your routines.” The story quotes Capitol Broadcasting general manager Brian Grube saying a replacement show will have a single host format. The station added, “We’ve decided to move in a new direction in afternoons on ‘99.9 The Fan’ that focuses on the best way to deliver fast-moving, informative, engaging local sports content that leverages the full scope of CBC’s powerful radio, TV and digital platforms…. We’re truly grateful for Joe Ovies’ and Joe Giglio’s many contributions and wish them both the best moving forward.” Read the N&O story here.