The Rush Limbaugh Show is a radio talk show with a conservative American talk genre. Rush Limbaugh hosts the show, and it airs under Premiere Networks. The Rush Limbaugh Show premiered in 1988, and since then, it was nationally syndicated. It is considered to be the highest-rated talk radio show in the United States, and it airs on about 600 radio stations all over the country. In this article, we are going to know more about this legendary radio show.
Airtime and Format of the Show
As we mentioned, the Rush Limbaugh Show has a conservative American talk format. Since it premiered in 1988, the format has remained almost unchanged. It airs live and mostly features Limbaugh’s monologues, which are usually based on the day’s news that is interspersed with parody ads. The show also consists of phone calls from listeners and different running comedy bits that are sometimes live or taped. During the show, Rush Limbaugh also do some live commercial for sponsors and even promote his products, such as Rush Revere children’s history books and the Limbaugh Letter. Sometimes, Limbaugh invites guests, such as other commentators or politicians.
The Rush Limbaugh Show airs live every weekday from 12:00 noon to 3:00 p.m. Eastern time. It airs on tape delay in about 590 FM and AM affiliate stations all across the United States. Rush Limbaugh’s studio is located near his home in Palm Beach County, Florida. In January 2008, they released a weekend edition of the program entitled The Rush Limbaugh Week in Review. It consists of the best clips that happened on the weekday show.
Who is Rush Limbaugh?
Besides being a radio personality, Rush Limbaugh is also a conservative political commentator, former television show host, and author. He already has written seven books, and two of them made it to the New York Times Best Seller list. Limbaugh is considered to be one of the highest-paid radio personality in the United States. Back in 2018, Forbes said that Limbaugh’s earnings cost a whopping $84.5 million. In December 2019, the Talkers Magazine said that The Rush Limbaugh Show has about 15.5 million listeners every week. That is why it is considered as the most listened to radio show in the country.
Since the 1990s, Limbaugh became one of the premier voices of the conservative movement in the U.S. Limbaugh was inducted into the National Association of Broadcasters Hall of Fame and National Radio Hall of Fame.
What’s The Iconic Bumper Music Used in the Rush Limbaugh Show?
Bumper music is a piece of music used to bridge commercials to the next segment in a radio talk show. The Rush Limbaugh Show used this kind of music, and Rush perfected the art. In fact, for quite some time, the show has been using very catchy bumper music, but it does not seem to be a popular song at all. A lot of people are wondering what song that is. Fortunately, we are here to give the answer.
Rush Limbaugh uses the same tune. However, it sometimes features a different arrangement or different artists. The song where the iconic bumper music came from is called “A Woman’s Got Power,” It was initially performed by a group called The A’s who released it back in 1981. Rush Limbaugh used this song for several years.