Radio Coaster Promotion

Monday, July 13, 2009 12:59 PM

Elvis Duran and the Morning Show, a nationally syndicated radio program based in New York City, is starting a summer roller coaster promotion, sending listeners to the best amusement parks in the country.

Next Monday, Greg T, the show's "street guy," will be marathoning one of the first park's more popular coasters for charity. The on-air stuff will take place throughout Monday's show (6-10AM) and the promotion will run throughout the summer.

Figure I'd give a heads up in case you'd care to listen, as is normally done on the forums with Discovery Channel shows, Travel Channel shows, etc.

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Monday, July 13, 2009 9:06 PM

He is not carried by any of my local stations.

Here is a link to his site where you can look to see if his show is in your area. http://elvisduran.com/pages/splash.html?pass=/main.html

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Tuesday, July 14, 2009 7:22 AM

You can stream it online at most of the major market websites (Z100 in New York, Q102 in Philly, Y100 in Miami or KISS FM in Cleveland).

Also, what "coaster" parks would you say are a MUST for this promotion? Keep in mind the show is trying to satisfy the taste of the GP, not enthusiasts.

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Tuesday, July 14, 2009 8:07 AM

I would think they would hit parks in the area of their syncicators. This would include most of the eastern PA and SFGAd, KD etc...

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Tuesday, July 14, 2009 8:21 AM

The giveaways will include park admission, spending cash, airfare and hotel accommodations. So, any park in the country is fair game.

Last edited by d_port_12E, Tuesday, July 14, 2009 8:23 AM
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Tuesday, July 14, 2009 8:49 AM

Then sign me up for Disneyland! I already have my SF & CF passes so I could make a great trip out of it.

With your above statement, My favorites are CP, WDW, BGW, KI and CWonderland. We have not been to SFGAd or Hershey yet, but I am sure they would be up there as well.

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Monday, July 20, 2009 5:44 PM

Just following up with this...

Elvis Duran's Roller Coaster Tour kicked off this morning at Cedar Point in Sandusky, Ohio. The show's co-host did a marathon session of Millennium Force, earning a $1,000 donation from Elvis for Toys For Tots.

Here are some photos:

http://z100.elvisduran.com/pages/p2article.html?feed=240173&article=5757267

This Friday, the show will give away a trip for two. Prize includes Cedar Point park admission, airfare, hotel accommodations and $500 spending cash!

More destinations will be announced soon!

Last edited by d_port_12E, Monday, July 20, 2009 5:45 PM
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Tuesday, July 21, 2009 7:50 AM

What's with the hockey mask? Were they doing a live broadcast and trying to keep the wind out of the mic?

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Tuesday, July 21, 2009 2:11 PM

Yes, sir.

Last edited by d_port_12E, Monday, August 3, 2009 3:07 PM
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Monday, August 3, 2009 3:08 PM

(Just a quick update)

Stop 2 was Busch Gardens Williamsburg

This week's stop is Hershey Park...

http://z100.elvisduran.com/pages/events/rollercoaster_tour/

We've been talking roller coasters everyday! Gave a few shout-outs to the CoasterBuzz Club, Holiday World, Lake Compounce and more. There was even an ACE buffet jab :-)

More parks are on the way...

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Friday, August 28, 2009 4:42 PM

To finish this thing off...

The tour stops...

1. Cedar Point
2. Busch Gardens Williamsburg
3, Hershypark
4. New York, New York Hotel and Casino
5. Six Flags Magic Mountain
6. Dollywood
7. Universal Studios Orlando

You can register for a trip to Universal Studios Orlando (the final destination) starting this Monday: http://www.elvisduran.com/

Last edited by d_port_12E, Sunday, August 30, 2009 12:10 PM
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