Type
Scripted
Premiered
Sep. 18, 1978
Status
Canceled/Ended
Runtime
30 min.
Country
USA
Network
CBS TV Network
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WKRP in Cincinnati

Arthur "Big Guy" Carlson tries to run a failing Cincinnati radio station owned by his "tough as nails" mother. His own incompetence is overshadowed by the strange employees that work at the station.

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Last Episode

04x22 Up and Down the Dial Aired: Apr. 21, 1982

Mama Carlson announces that she is switching to an all-news format just as the station made its way up to #6 in the ratings.

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The show had 4 seasons and 90 episodes air between 1978 and 1982.

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  • The full name of the building where WKRP is located is the Osgood R. Flimm Building. In Season 1, Episode 3 "Les on a Ledge" - The Flimm Building is mentioned because authorities need to know…
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    The full name of the building where WKRP is located is the Osgood R. Flimm Building. In Season 1, Episode 3 "Les on a Ledge" - The Flimm Building is mentioned because authorities need to know where to come and save Les.
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  • In some scenes, bulletin boards or wall spaces are seen plastered with bumper stickers for radio stations across the USA. They were sent by actual radio station DJs who were avid fans of the show.
  • The final first-run episode of WKRP to air on CBS was #7 in the weekly Neilson ratings for all series, specials and sports events. Prior to the airing, the series had already been canceled.
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