December 13, 1994 |
After 27 years on the graveyard shift, KABC-AM's Ray Briem says he'll miss the political patter and the crusades he conducted on the air, but he's ready to give it all up for a good night's sleep. "I'm 65 and my body says staying up all night ain't the right thing to do," said Briem, whose midnight-to-5 a.m. talk show on KABC (790) is one of the longest-running in the market. "You never get used to it. Your biological clock, your circadian rhythms are always upset.
October 29, 1992 |
Boo! Who?: KABC Talkradio's Ken Minyard and Roger Barkley will be real-life ghostbusters tonight when they stake out a haunted house where the owners reportedly have experienced repeated attacks from "unseen forces." The brave duo will start describing their experiences at midnight on KABC's Ray Briem show, and continue broadcasting from the haunted house on their own show Friday morning (5-9 a.m.)
September 16, 1999
In an effort to boost ratings, talk radio station KIEV-AM (870) has revamped its weekday lineup, dropping Michael Reagan from 8 p.m. to midnight and adding KTLA-TV Rose Parade anchor Stephanie Edwards to its 9 a.m.-noon slot. Advice host Roy Masters, who had been on weekday mornings, now moves to 10 p.m.-2 a.m. The first two hours of what had been Reagan's time slot is now paid programming. "It just wasn't working out" in terms of Reagan's ratings, said Jason Jeffries, KIEV's program director.
July 23, 1992
Entertainment industry notables, from producer Samuel Z. Arkoff to singer Luther Vandross, have been chosen to be added to the Hollywood Walk of Fame, a spokeswoman for the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce said. Selected honorees, by category, are: Movies--Arkoff; actors Chevy Chase, Richard Farnsworth, Anna Lee, Pat Morita, Jason Robards and Meryl Streep; directors Arthur Cohn and Oliver Stone, and Bugs Bunny animator Friz Freleng.
October 1, 1992
CITY COUNCIL WALK OF FAME: Approved adding the names of actor Rip Taylor and radio talk host Ray Briem to the Hollywood Walk of Fame. A ceremony for Taylor is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. Oct. 15 at 6626 Hollywood Blvd. A ceremony for Briem is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. Oct. 22 at 6125 Hollywood Blvd.