BOSTON – The “Toucher & Wealthy” radio program on 98.5 The Sports activities Hub – some of the height rated radio displays in Boston and the rustic – has ended, Fred Toucher showed at the air Friday. Co-host Wealthy Shertenlieb has formally left this system.
In a remark, Beasley Media Team, which owns the Sports activities Hub, advised WBZ-TV, “We worth Wealthy’s contributions to the display through the years. Beasley presented to resume his contract for more than one years on phrases higher than his current contract. He by no means accredited. We want him the most efficient.”
Wealthy Shertenlieb’s remark
A couple of hours later, Shertenlieb posted a remark on social media thanking listeners and “each and every member of the Toucher & Wealthy display and the crew on the station.” He additionally stated it wasn’t his plan to depart this manner.
“There is a lot to mention and much more amusing to have, and after we attach once more on a daily basis, my dedication to you’ll be the similar as it is at all times been, to have a good time in combination,” he wrote.
“It was once now not my resolution not to say good-bye at the radio, nor was once it my plan to depart this system and station this quickly, however simply know that I will be pronouncing my plans within the close to long term. However for these days, know that I TRULY LOVE YOU ALL and respect you sharing your time with me and the fellows, and I will be able to’t wait to proportion what is subsequent.”
Toucher & Wealthy historical past
Toucher and Wealthy had labored in combination for years, bringing their display to WBCN in Boston in 2006. They’d been within the morning slot from 6 a.m. to ten a.m. for the reason that Sports activities Hub debuted again in 2009.
Shertenlieb then introduced on Thursday he was once not operating this system’s social media accounts.
The overall Toucher & Wealthy display
Toucher showed the tip in their 17-year partnership at the air at first of Friday’s display, pronouncing Thursday was once Shertenlieb’s ultimate display.
“Wealthy isn’t coming again,” Toucher stated, including that he is “extremely excited” about the way forward for the display, which incorporates WBZ-TV’s Dan Roche.
“The brand new display will release at first of the yr,” Toucher stated. “What’s the long term of Wealthy? I do not know.”
You’ll be able to watch Toucher’s complete feedback right here.