Update below: Since last May, when a dust-up between morning-show host Peter Boyles and his producer resulted in Boyles being fired, KHOW, at 630 AM, has been in flux, and the situation hasn't stabilized yet. Ratings are moribund, and Boyles is consistently attracting more listeners at his new stati ... More >>
Last month, we noted that longtime morning-show host Peter Boyles, who was fired at KHOW following an incident involving longtime producer Greg Hollenback, won the ratings race with his old station in July, his first month at new outlet KNUS. Granted, this achievement came with an asterisk: Mandy C ... More >>
Last month, longtime morning-show host Peter Boyles debuted at KNUS mere weeks after being fired at KHOW following an incident involving longtime producer Greg Hollenback. And his audience appears to have followed him. We've obtained listenership figures for Boyles's first month on the air, and dur ... More >>
Last month, KHOW yakker Peter Boyles was fired following an incident involving his producer; after a false start, he subsequently took over the morning-drive slot at KNUS. Now, KHOW is moving on with Mandy Connell, who's currently a radio host in Louisville. A short time ago, she was officially int ... More >>
Update: Yesterday at this time, we reported that Peter Boyles, who was fired at KHOW following an incident with his longtime producer, would tentatively debut Wednesday on a new station, 710 KNUS, after the program failed to launch on its planned date, Monday, July 1; see our previous coverage below ... More >>
Earlier this month, KHOW talk-show host Peter Boyles was fired after an incident involving his longtime producer. Since then, Boyles has been uncharacteristically remained silent about exactly what happened. But he's talking now, and in detail, about his ouster, as well as his return to the Denver ... More >>
Ever since controversial KHOW talk-show host Peter Boyles was forced out after an incident with his longtime producer, his many fans have hoped for more info about what happened. Unfortunately, neither Boyles nor station execs are talking. Prior to his sacking, though, Boyles was hardly known for hi ... More >>
A week since Peter Boyles was fired by KHOW after an incident involving his longtime producer, fans continue to lament his departure -- even on Comment of the Day posts like this one. Here's a post by a Boyles loyalist.
Our post about Peter Boyles's dismissal from KHOW after an incident involving his longtime producer, Greg Hollenbeck, brought out plenty of fans who are lamenting the move by Clear Channel, KHOW's corporate owner. In contrast, those who dislike Boyles aren't shedding any tears. Here's a commentary p ... More >>
Update below: As we've noted, KHOW morning-drive staple Peter Boyles has been off the air since an incident involving longtime producer Greg Hollenbeck on May 23. Yesterday marked the beginning of the second full week without a Boyles appearance on the station, and sans an explanation about his futu ... More >>
Update: Peter Boyles has reportedly been fired by KHOW. To read our updated coverage, click here. Original item: Our post about Peter Boyles's continuing absence from the Denver airwaves following an incident with longtime producer Greg Hollenbeck sparked speculation aplenty.
Shannon Boyles. Those of you addicted to reality television (hello! guilty!) will be familiar with the MTV show Made, which takes awkward teenagers and transforms them into the prom queen. Last month, CMT debuted an adult version, and next week's episode features a stay-at-home mom who wants ... More >>
What radio station are you listening to right now? If you have the radio on at all, odds are good that it's tuned to 630 AM, where Peter Boyles is not just beating the competition, but crushing it. But last week's report on KHOW's great early-morning numbers didn't surprise some readers.
Peter Boyles.Most radio-station ratings available to the public are general, giving a sense of the outlet's overall performance -- like these, for instance. But a radio insider has provided us with numbers specifically for the 5 a.m.-9 a.m. time period -- morning drive, the most lucrative of ... More >>
Lovely LaLa Vazquez. It pains my heart to see strained relationships. Why can't everyone just get along? Since it's the season of love, I've created Kenny Be Valentine's cards, intended to calm the cantankerous and help bring impassioned parties together. Below, LaLa's heartfelt offer of love ... More >>
Big pic below.A few months back, we shared photos of KHOW talk-show host Peter Boyles following a face lift, and he was very pleased with the results. Too bad that only a short time later, Boyles came down with a wicked case of cellulitis, a bacterial skin infection that made him extremely il ... More >>
Peter Boyles.KHOW talk-show host Peter Boyles has a newly lifted face, as seen in the photo at right, and a new title -- host of Denver's number-one morning show. That's right: Boyles's often controversial program has quietly ascended to the top of the ratings in most major categories -- an ... More >>
Terrence Lakin.KHOW's Peter Boyles partly credits his number-one ratings to taking risks -- such as giving plenty of airtime to the birther controversy, which even Glenn Beck regards as loonbaggery. And he's got plenty of fresh fodder now that Greeley Lieutenant Colonel Terrence Lakin has bee ... More >>
Large photos below.Face lifts get a bad rap thanks to people like Kenny Rogers, who regularly appears on lists of horrific, shield-your-eyes worst plastic surgery disasters. But KHOW talk-show host Peter Boyles emerged from the process as an extremely satisfied booster of the procedure. "I r ... More >>
A photo from Kathleen Chippi's Facebook page -- not Joyce Foster's.Update, 1:58 p.m.: We've now received a statement from Joyce Foster and interviewed Kathleen Chippi, who was identified as the senator on KHOW -- and since our 12:05 p.m. update, Chippi has tracked down figures to back up her ... More >>
Peter Boyles isn't shrinking in the face of the latest criticism against him.The war of words continues in the continuing saga of Cory Voorhis and Stephanie Villafuerte. Last week, Colorado GOP head Dick Wadhams sent a letter to Denver police chief Gerry Whitman asking about documentation of ... More >>
Peter Boyles fires back against criticism -- and he's got some mighty interesting ammo.Update, 12:14 p.m.: Just received an e-mail from Todd Shepherd, who now recalls Peter Boyles seeing a copy of a February 2008 letter described below around the time of its writing, after at first being unce ... More >>
Last month, we told you about KHOW talk-show host Peter Boyles' plan to put up a billboard questioning the native-born status of President Barack Obama. This notion had a major roadblock to overcome: In June, the outdoor advertising wing of Clear Channel, the Texas mega-corp that owns KHOW a ... More >>
Peter Boyles, who's a native of these great United States.KHOW talk-show host Peter Boyles has spent many, many mornings during the past year or so talking about President Barack Obama's U.S. birth certificate, and whether it's the genuine item. But this morning, his latest variation on the t ... More >>
A Furman Original On Wednesday, KHOW talk-show host Peter Boyles and Mayor John Hickenlooper made temporary peace when they agreed to split a $400 fee assessed against Brian Furman, an Iraqi vet whose car was seized under a new Denver law after he was stopped for having a broken headlight. This goo ... More >>
Brian Furman, in a Channel 31 image. Before today, according to KHOW talk-show host Peter Boyles, Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper hadn't appeared on his program for years -- not since an on-air confrontation that followed the 2005 murder of Denver police officer Donnie Young by a nineteen-year old M ... More >>
Peter Boyles. As even occasional listeners to KHOW's morning-drive program understand, host Peter Boyles is capable of using virtually any current event to argue in favor of stricter immigration policies -- and the public-health emergency regarding a possible swine flu epidemic in this country prov ... More >>
Danger! Danger! No one has driven down my street since I arrived home late last night (after carousing through a close-to-empty downtown last night). There's no telling when, if ever, the newspaper will arrive. Maybe tomorrow, when the temperature returns to fifty degrees. I am looking at the foo ... More >>
Our daily peek into the local blogoshere. Send links. The NFL: The only place where a serial abuser catches a break because he catches a football. (Mile High Report) The stimulus money is on its way. But will it make a difference? (Colorado Independent and Colorado Pols) Peter Boyles thinks it wo ... More >>
I am listening to Peter Boyles talk about state Senator Chris Romer's bill, which will go before a legislative committee today. The measure would allow illegal immigrants to get in-state tuition at state schools (if they have attended a Colorado high school for at least three years, and have gradu ... More >>
Peter Boyles. The craziness couldn't go on indefinitely. In an attempt to quiet the controversy caused by KHOW radio host Peter Boyles' off-the-cuff decision to call Congresswoman Diana DeGette "Vagina DeGette" and "Vagina DeJet" (documented in blogs such as "Is It Peter Boyles, Peter Boils or Boil ... More >>
Peter Boyles. The name game took a loopy twist after Colorado Media Matters published an item last Wednesday attacking KHOW talk-show host Peter Boyles for referring to Congresswoman Diana DeGette as "Vagina DeGette" and "Vagina DeJet," for reasons that are too dopey to explain -- although CMM did ... More >>
As you may have gathered from the hi-dive post below, I'm about to head out of town this weekend. Taking a road trip to the West Coast for the holiday. Before heading into the office this morning, I picked up my rental car. The station was set to 104.3 the Fan -- no doubt thanks to the friendly coun ... More >>
Hillary Clinton's run has made it open season on powerful women.
From the week of August 18, 2005
Peter Boyles vs. Andrew Hudson
Peter Boyles vs. Lisa Levitt Ryckman
Never send a man to do a mom's job.
Peter Boyles does some fast talking regarding his on-air speculation about the Emily Johnson murder.
A journal of the media madness sparked by the JonBenét grand jury.