John Riley is a 23-year radio veteran, musician, comedian, frazzled father of four and host of the Morning Drive on 93.3 The Drive (5:30 am to 9 am Monday through Friday). Named Local Radio Personality of the Year four times by the Illinois Broadcasters Association, Riley is a family-friendly entertainer using music, games, phone calls and his unique perspective to help listeners get their days started on the right foot. Riley is joined by long time market news voice Nancy Flagg. A busy, constantly on-the-run mother of three, Nancy keeps Central Illinois up on the latest news, lifestyle choices and gossip, and tries to keep John in line. Be sure to play along with "Who Are You?" at 6:10, Question Impossible at 7:10 (win $50 cash!), and "The Game" at 8:10!Â
What you learned on TODAY's show .. and other stuff.
Question Impossible: The #1 pet peeve at the gym is people taking selfies. What is #2 on the list?
Answer: Naked talkers in the locker room
BUZZ : "Modern Family" and "Breaking Bad" were the big winners at the Emmy awards last night in Los Angeles winning best comedy and drama series respectively. Both beat challenges by upstart online series like "Orange Is the New Black" and "House of Cards." Jim Parsons won for the 4th time for his role on The Big Bang Theory. Julia Louis Dreyfuss won her third straight for best comedy actress Emmy for her role on VEEP.
The ceremony's emotional high point was Billy Crystal's graceful tribute to Robin Williams. Williams committed suicide earlier this month after many years of struggling with depression and substance abuse. He was 63.
"Two and a Half Men" star ASHTON KUTCHER tops the annual "Forbes" list of "The Highest-Paid Male TV Actors." He made $26 million over the past year. Ashton's co-star JON CRYER followed with $19 million. MARK HARMON from"NCIS" also pulled down $19 million.