John Riley is a 29-year radio veteran, musician, comedian, frazzled father of four and host of the Morning Drive on 93.3 The Drive (5:30am to 9:00am 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 6:10am, Question Impossible at 7:10am (win $50 cash!), and “The Game” at 8:10am!
Question Impossible: The average cost of THIS these days is $15. What is it?
Answer: The cost to hire a babysitter, per hour.
BUZZ: The self-proclaimed “King of Daytime Television” who gave us “The Dating Game,” “The Newlywed Game” and “The Gong Show” has died. Chuck Barris was 87. A publicist says Barris died of natural causes Tuesday afternoon at his home in Palisades, New York.
In addition to being a game show creator, producer and host, he also was a best-selling author and had success in the music world. He wrote the 1962 hit record, “Palisades Park,” which was recorded by Freddy Cannon. Barris is survived by his wife of 16 years.
ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER is mocking PRESIDENT TRUMP’s 37% approval rating. He says Trump is getting “swamped,” and asks, quote, “[This is] what you call ‘Making America Great Again?’ Come on. I mean, who’s advising you?” On Monday, Gallup reported that Trump’s approval rating had fallen to 37%. Arnold may be seeking a little revenge after Trump mocked the TV ratings for his version of “Celebrity Apprentice”, which were also pretty terrible.
There’s a movie in the pipeline about the CHICAGO CUBS’ historic World Series win last year. It’s based on a book by former catcher DAVID ROSS, who retired after last season and is now on “Dancing with the Stars”
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