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KOST is holly, jolly and No. 1 in L.A. area radio ratings
KOST is holly, jolly and No. 1 in L.A. area radio ratings

Songs about roasting chestnuts, winter wonderlands and a runaway snowman once again helped propel KOST-FM (103.5) to the top of the local radio ratings. Figures released Monday by Arbitron showed that the adult contemporary music station's annual switch to a holiday-themed playlist paid huge dividends, as it has for most of the years since it began the tradition in 2001. Whereas KOST had been in sixth place the month before with a 3.6% share of the Los Angeles-Orange County audience, it ranked No. 1 in the survey period that ran from Nov. 7 to Dec. 4, garnering a 6.3% share. More than 3.4 million people tuned in for at least five minutes each week. PHOTOS: Concerts by The...

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