Key Networks Brings Detroit’s Top-Rated “Dave & Chuck the Freak” Morning Show to Radio Stations Nationwide


Key Networks, a next generation radio syndication company, announces that it will offer Detroit’s top-rated morning show, Dave & Chuck the Freak, to radio stations across the U.S. Dave & Chuck the Freak is a fast favorite with male audiences 25-54 in markets across the country. The show currently airs on WRIF-FM, the show’s flagship station in Detroit, and is also heard on Beasley Media Group stations WBOS-FM, Boston, MA; WPBB-FM, Tampa, FL; and WRXK-FM, Fort Myers, FL. 

Captaining the morning mic on Dave & Chuck the Freak are co-hosts Dave Hunter and Chuck the Freak, joined by an ensemble cast including Lisa Way, Andy Green, James Campbell, Jason Watson, and Al Beck. Dave, Chuck and crew share their always colorful and irreverent views on the news of the day, poking fun at just about everything. No one is safe from Dave and Chuck the Freak’s wrath, – including themselves and their significant others, celebrities, politicians, and other newsmakers – and Dave, Chuck and crew find humor in life at every turn. There is never a dull morning moment with Dave & Chuck the Freak, and listeners never quite know what to expect, except for this: Dave & Chuck the Freak will kick off their day by making them laugh out loud at whatever life throws their way. 

“We have been self-syndicating Dave & Chuck the Freak on many of Beasley’s rock stations for the past few years and have enjoyed ratings growth on ALL the brands carrying the show,” said Beasley Media Group Chief Content Officer Justin Chase. “The content is absolutely hilarious, and the show characters have made a deep connection with audiences in our markets. Now that we have a proven model for success, we’re excited to share it with other broadcasters who want a winning show on their stations too!”    

“We are continually amazed at how far the show has progressed over the years, and are so excited to take it to the next level on more stations across the country,” said Dave Hunter. “We love the fact that even more folks can join the party with us every morning.” 

Dennis Green, Chief Operating Officer, Key Networks, said: “Key Networks continues to bring the best talent to the syndicated marketplace and that is never more true than with Dave & Chuck the Freak. This show is a proven winner and ratings juggernaut. We already have stations ready to come on board and shake up mornings around the country. Ready to rock your mornings and not be like anything else on the radio?… Then you are ready for Dave & Chuck the Freak!”