Emap are to overhaul their Magic AM stations in June, increasing networked output and changing music format. Seven of the eight services across the North of England are thought to be reducing their local output to the minimum allowed by Ofcom – a four hour weekday breakfast show originating at each station. All local programming at weekends will also end.
Magic’s music format will be re-focussed, from the current “greatest hits non-stop” mix of music from the past four decades, to a Gold format concentrating on 60s and 70s tracks.
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