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 8:10 am!
September 25, 2017
Q: You’re more likely to do this on a Monday morning than any other time. What is it?
A: Lose your keys
RANDOMS: It’s been FOUR MONTHS since ABC announced it was bringing back “American Idol” and that KATY PERRY will be the lead judge. And now, they’ve finally secured Judge #2.
“Variety” says thw show has been trying to land LUKE BRYAN for months and now it’s a done deal. There’s no word on how much he’s making, but it’ll be a fraction of the $25 million that Katy is raking in. There’s still no word on a third judge .
An R-rated spy comedy is laughing all the way to the bank. “Kingsman: The Golden Circle” is the nation’s new top movie. The movie drops the horror movie “It” to number two. “Kingsman: took in $39 million in its debut weekend. It’s followed by “It,” which continues to draw record crowds. The movie added another $30 million to its total, making it the highest-grossing horror film ever.
MEL BROOKS says he couldn’t make “Blazing Saddles” today because of political correctness. Quote, “It’s not good for comedy. Comedy has to walk a thin line, take risks.”
SHANIA TWAIN is about to release her first album in 15 years. During her hiatus, she says she didn’t think she’d sing again after being diagnosed with Lyme disease . . . and she struggled to bounce back after her marriage fell apart