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Talk-radio station KABC-AM (790) is revamping its weekday afternoon schedule today, cutting Larry Elder's show in half to accommodate the arrival of Ed Tyll, most recently the host of a midday talk program in Orlando, Fla. In the new lineup, Elder will air from 3 to 5 p.m. and Tyll will get the last portion of Elder's former four-hour slot, 5 to 7 p.m.
June 22, 2006 | From a Times Staff Writer
Viola Elder, the mother of radio and television talk-show commentator Larry Elder who became a beloved figure on her son's syndicated radio program, died June 13 in Los Angeles. She was 81. A Democrat, Viola Elder often engaged in spirited exchanges with her son, a registered Republican who takes a conservative, libertarian view, in her weekly appearances on his show, where she was known as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. Born July 2, 1924, Viola Elder was raised on a farm in Toney, Ala.
November 8, 2002 | Brian Lowry, Times Staff Writer
Sharon Osbourne -- the matriarch and business mastermind behind MTV's popular unscripted series "The Osbournes" -- has reportedly signed a deal with AOL Time Warner's Telepictures Productions unit to host a weekday talk show that would tentatively premiere in the fall of 2003. Warner Bros., which would syndicate the program to television stations, declined to comment, as did representatives for the Osbournes at the Endeavor talent agency.
September 6, 2003 | Steve Carney, Special to The Times
Talk station KABC-AM (790) has promoted its program director, Erik Braverman, so he no longer will split his focus by also overseeing sister station KSPN-AM (710), the ESPN sports outlet and flagship station of the Anaheim Angels and the Los Angeles Kings.
March 15, 2009 | Michael Finnegan
Tune in to conservative talk radio in California, and the insults quickly fly. Capturing the angry mood of listeners the other day, a popular host in Los Angeles called Republican lawmakers who voted to raise state taxes "a bunch of weak slobs." With their trademark ferocity, radio stars who helped engineer Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's rise in the 2003 recall have turned on him over the new tax increases.
August 30, 2004 | Elizabeth Jensen, Times Staff Writer
When the Republican National Convention gets underway tonight, PBS will again be alone among the major over-the-air broadcasters to offer full live coverage of events from the podium. The decision this year by the big broadcast networks to pare their political convention coverage of each party to major speeches on just three of the four nights opened the door for PBS to attract more viewers.
December 7, 2003
Regarding Michael Ramirez's editorial cartoon showing a "meeting" of the "self-important Hollywood liberal elite" (Commentary, Dec. 4): I don't loathe or even hate George W. Bush. I do alternate between alarm, disgust, bewilderment and occasional anger at his policies regarding the environment, gun control, choice for women, civil unions for committed adults and who gets the real tax benefits. All of these reactions are there regarding his smug, self-righteous "no plan, no clue" actions in Iraq.
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