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.
Today's Question Impossible: A recent survey of young kids found that 72% of them would rather be THIS than the President of the US. What is THIS?
Answer: A bartender
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BUZZ : "Fortune" magazine is out with its list of the World's 50 Greatest Leaders and they put TAYLOR SWIFTat #6. They picked her because she's the highest-paid woman in music, she stood up to Spotify, and, quote, "she has proved shrewder at honing a brand in the social media age than virtually any other person or company."
The top tier includes the CEO of Apple, the head of the European Central Bank, the president of China and the pope.
NBC has ordered a 13-episode sequel to the '90s sitcom"Coach", and most importantly, CRAIG T. NELSON is coming back. It'll pick up 18 years later, with Craig's character Hayden Fox coming out of retirement to be an assistant coach for his son, who's the new head coach at a college in Pennsylvania.
"Downton Abbey" is ending after the upcoming sixth season. It will begin airing in the U.K. in November, and in the U.S. a few months later. There are some other "Downton Abbey" projects being discussed . . . including a movie based on the show. An executive producer says they're thinking about it.
RANDON FACT OF THE DAY : American cheese was invented by a Canadian guy. James Kraft was born in Canada in 1874, moved to Chicago in 1903, and created American cheese in 1916.
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