News Talk 96.9, WTKK Adds the Andelmans from Phantom Gourmet to Friday Lineup
Dave, Dan and Mike Andelman Premiere Friday July 27th on News Talk 96.9
Boston, MA (July 17, 2012): 96.9 FM, WTKK, announced today the Andelmans from the Phantom
Gourmet Radio Show, will be added to the station's Friday lineup beginning on Friday July 27, from
10:00am – 1pm.
Hosted by Dave, Dan and Michael Andelman, The Phantom Gourmet Radio show is a fast-paced and
uninhibited show propelled by everyday life with a focus on food and fun. The live and local program has
aired on Saturdays from 4 to 7 p.m. on 96.9 FM since April 2007.
“We're excited to reach a whole new audience and become a bigger part of News Talk 96.9,” said
Dave Andelman, CEO of Phantom Gourmet Inc. “From the Curt Schilling ‘bust-out’ in Rhode Island
to ‘Bust Gate’ at Mary Lou’s, we'll cover anything that's topical and have fun with it.” Dave added, “Plus,
Dan needs money to pay his underwater mortgage, Mike needs a nanny to handle his twins, and I have
condo fees for my homes in Chinatown and Upper Revere Beach, so we all need to work more.”
“The Phantom Gourmet and the Andelman Brothers are staples on Boston radio, TV, and genius at
throwing big events all over New England.” said WTKK Program Director Grace Blazer. "Over the past
5+ years, the Andelman brothers have connected on-air, on-line and in person with 96.9’s listeners and
advertisers and we’re delighted to bring their family to yours on Fridays in addition to Saturdays. Let the
Doug Meehan can now be heard Monday through Thursday on 96.9 Boston Talks, WTKK-FM from 10AM-
Noon. Listen to Michael Smerconish from 1 to 3 p.m. on Fridays.
About The Phantom Gourmet
Dan, Mike, and Dave are Boston's beloved Andelman brothers. All three were born in Boston and
graduated from Union College. Dan is the host of the television show, Mike is a graduate of Georgetown
Business School, and Dave is an attorney/M.B.A. They produce Phantom Gourmet on 96.9FM Boston
Talks, myTV38, WBZ4, and television stations in Providence and Maine.
Known for "food and fun", Phantom Gourmet produces some of Boston's biggest and best events, including the Food Festival on Lansdowne Street and the BBQ Beach Party on City Hall Plaza. Their dad is the "Godfather of Sports Talk", Eddie Andelman, and the boys have taken over Eddie's Hot Dog Safari to benefit Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Active in the community and armed with one of the biggest Facebook followings of any Boston media company, last year they passed the Restaurant Rejuvenation Act, which allowed restaurants to serve alcohol Sunday 10AM.
About News Talk 96.9 (WTKK-FM)
WTKK-FM is owned by Greater Boston Radio, Inc., a subsidiary of Greater Media, Inc., the parent
company of 22 AM and FM radio stations in the Boston, Charlotte, Detroit, New Jersey and Philadelphia markets. Greater Media also owns a group of weekly newspapers in central New Jersey as well as
several telecommunications towers located throughout the United States.