Cavanagh has been featured on many nationally-syndicated radio and television programs. His parody of 99 Red Balloons ("99 Dead Baboons") was the third most requested song on the Dr. Demento radio show in 1984. He was a regular writer, guest, and contributor on The Danny Bonaduce Show, creating dozens of jingles and songs for use on the show. Since 1997, he has had a regular segment on The Bob & Tom Show, heard every weekday morning in roughly 100 markets nationwide. Cavanagh is also sometimes featured on local programs, including The Jim Krenn Show, a morning drive show in Pittsburgh.