October 21, 1996 |
Conservative talk-show host Michael Reagan has lost his local radio berth. Beginning today, he will be replaced in the 3-7 p.m. slot on KMPC-AM (710) by former station host Joe Crummey. Meanwhile, Joy Browne, a psychologist, will begin airing weeknights from midnight-5 a.m. This is the second time in a week that KMPC has replaced political talk hosts. Last week, conservative Bob Heckler was removed from the 9 a.m.-noon slot and replaced by therapist Marilyn Kagan.
June 6, 1995 |
The caller to the radio show is a young woman who isn't sure if what she's feeling during sex is an orgasm. Going down the checklist in her head, Suzi Landolphi, the show's host, ticks off the numerous changes that occur in a woman's body during climax. "You're feeling all of those?" she asks. "OK, great!" The next caller is a man who wants to talk about submissive role-playing with a dominant partner. "Now what does this mean exactly?"
May 28, 1994 |
Ken Minyard, the longtime morning drive-time host and biggest ratings-getter at KABC-AM (790), is not pleased about his new--and unlikely--competition. It's not just that his friend and former KABC colleague Peter Tilden is now on opposite Minyard and partner Roger Barkley on KMPC-AM (710), it's that his own bosses created the conflict.
May 19, 1994 |
Steve Physioc, a Bay Area free-lance play-by-play announcer, will replace Bob Starr and will be joined by Hall of Fame member Deacon Jones on Ram radio broadcasts next season, The Times has learned. Jack Snow will return as a commentator, making it a three-man team. KMPC will continue as the Ram flagship station.
May 6, 1994 |
All-sports, 24-hour talk radio has officially flopped in Los Angeles. While it prospers in New York, Chicago, Toronto and elsewhere, station KMPC has halted the bold experiment that made management rue the day it quit spinning Engelbert Humperdinck records. The ratings were only slightly higher than they were for a 60-second emergency broadcast test.
April 14, 1994 |
Capital Cities/ABC Inc. to Buy Second L.A. Radio Station: The company said it has agreed to purchase KMPC-AM from Golden West Broadcasters. Terms of the sale were not disclosed. New York-based Capital Cities owns the ABC television network and 18 other radio stations, including KABC-AM in Los Angeles. A spokesman said it is too early to say if any format changes will be made at KMPC, an all-sports station.