Macquarie Sports Radio has introduced it will forestall broadcasting its talk packages on Friday night, only a day after it announced Kevin Bartlett could be a part of the station.
Macquarie Media restrained chairman Russell Tate confirmed the information in a announcement, with team of workers knowledgeable on Tuesday. He said broadcasting could be “paused and reviewed” over summer time.
“Macquarie Media limited nowadays announced that development of its Macquarie sports activities Radio stations in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane can be paused and reviewed over the summer months and that the present day time table of recreation talk programs will stop as of 11pm, Friday 1 November.
“Over the approaching months, Macquarie sports Radio will retain live recreation announces which include all scheduled test fit, BBL, one-day internationals and worldwide T20 cricket suits as well as its English choicest League coverage. The stations will draw an accelerated quantity of content material from local and international companions, which includes Macquarie Media’s news communicate stations and nine, and could hold to get right of entry to Macquarie countrywide information services for constantly updated carrying news.”
Bartlett changed into to return to the air, after leaving rival sports station SEN in July, for the spring carnival with David Schwarz and Mark Allen.
Allen and Schwarz have been on air as ordinary on Tuesday.
Asked by a caller approximately the difficulty, Schwarz said: “there is a piece of motion occurring.”
Schwarz and Allen have been a part of the station’s launch in April remaining 12 months, with Jimmy Bartel, Tony Shaw and Tony Leonard the original breakfast line-up.
Schwarz and Allen were sacked through rival sports radio station SEN in July closing 12 months even as Bartlett left the equal station in July this year. Each departures have been controversial given their unswerving following.
Bartel become at the breakfast show, which become produced out of Sydney, in conjunction with Mark Levy and Mark Riddell.
The station had struggled to draw scores when you consider that its inception. Macquarie Media is owned by means of Channel 9, which also owns this masthead.
The station became to be had around the US online, on the AM radio band in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane, and on virtual radio in Perth.
Bartlett has been contacted for remark.