Granger Smith Takes The Reins As New Host Of Premiere Network Show, After MidNite

MusicRow.com Lorie Hollabaugh

Granger Smith

Granger Smith will make his debut as the brand new host of Premiere Networks’ country radio program After MidNite in January.

Celebrating its 28th year in national syndication this year, the top-ranked radio show reaches millions of listeners on 200 radio stations nationwide. After MidNite with Granger Smith will continue to feature country hits, artist interviews and performances, fan interaction, and some special content from Smith’s alter ego, Earl Dibbles, Jr. The program is available to stations Monday though Sunday from midnight to 6 a.m., and can also be heard on the American Forces Network and the iHeartRadio app.

Smith will also continue to host and produce the Granger Smith Podcast and his family YouTube show “The Smiths,” in addition to performing, touring and running Yee Yee, the Smith family-owned apparel and lifestyle brand he operates with his brothers Tyler and Parker, along with other projects.

“We couldn’t be happier to welcome a multi-platform talent of Granger’s caliber to our Premiere family,” says Julie Talbott, President of Premiere Networks. “His unique point of view as a country music artist will undoubtedly resonate with our loyal listeners, and we’re confident he’ll bring a new level of energy and excitement, and a connection with people that will really shine on After MidNite.”

“I’m incredibly honored to take the reins of After MidNite!” adds Smith. “The unique opportunity to bring great music and speak to such a wide variety of listeners from 12 a.m. to 6 a.m. can have a profound impact on people’s lives and that responsibility is not lost on me. I’m so excited to get started!”

A subsidiary of iHeartMedia, Premiere Networks syndicates more than 100 radio shows and services to more than 8,200 radio affiliations, reaching a quarter billion listeners monthly. Premiere offers talk, entertainment and sports programming featuring personalities including Ryan Seacrest, Glenn Beck, Delilah, Steve Harvey, Dan Patrick, Colin Cowherd, John Boy and Billy, Sean Hannity, Elvis Duran, Mario Lopez, Bobby Bones, and more.

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Lorie Hollabaugh