Westwood One Adds Jerry Springer Podcasts

Oct 12, 2016

Megan Hils, Jerry Springer and Jene Galvin record their podcast at Ludlow's Folk School Coffee Parlor.
Credit Provided by Jene Galvin

Jerry Springer's "Tales, Tunes & Tomfoolery" podcast taped in Ludlow is now available on Westwood One’s Podcast and On-Demand platform.

Springer, a former Cincinnati mayor and WLWT-TV news anchor, comes back here weekly to record the show at the Folk School Coffee Parlor, 332 Elm St., Ludlow.

Longtime friend Jene Galvin and Megan Hils, a former staffer on Springer's Air America network liberal talk radio show, are his sidekicks.

Springer started his "Springer on the Radio" national radio talk show here WCKY-AM (1530), which aired two years (2005-06). His daytime TV show just started its 26th season.

“Jerry Springer is more than just a talk show host. He’s a multi-media maven who knows how to parlay his expertise with people and politics into content that is eagerly devoured by fans and consumers. His entry into the podcast world is our good fortune and we are excited to bring this smart, funny, engaging podcast to our listeners,” says Suzanne Grimes, president of Westwood One, owned by Cumulus Media.

Westwood One will provide "exclusive ad sales representation for the show, boost efforts to increase listenership, and drive massive awareness. Advertisers will have access to endorsements, live reads, pre-roll, mid-roll, and post-roll advertisements," says the Westwood One announcement.

New episodes are streamed every Tuesday on jerryspringer.com and Facebook Live, and posted on YouTube. His episode this week is a discussion of the first presidential debate on Sept. 26, and a performance by The Newbees.

They next shows tape on Thursday, Oct. 13, and Tuesday, Oct. 18. All shows are open to the public, but "it's best to call them ahead and reserve a seat," says Galvin, podcast executive producer