Thursday, July 30, 2015

WMMR's Steve Morrison talks prostate cancer reveal

Wednesday, January 7, 2015, 11:32 AM
On today's Preston and Steve show, longtime WMMR morning host Steve Morrison revealed that he had undergone surgery for prostate cancer. Now, Morrison, who only missed three days of work after robotically having his prostate removed, is cancer free. "Four or five hours after the surgery, I was walking... Read more

WXPN's Gene Shay announces retirement

Tuesday, January 6, 2015, 11:15 AM
Legendary DJ Gene Shay will retire from WXPN's "The Folk Show." His last show will be February 1. Shay, who will turn 80 next month, told me that health issues and a desire to spend more time with his family spurred the decision to leave. "I have done everything I have set out to do with folk music... Read more

Former Wired 96.5 jock Casey Reed takes over Q102 drive time

Monday, January 5, 2015, 4:19 PM
DJ Casey Reed is coming back to the Philly market. She takes over the drive time spot from 4 to 8 p.m. from Rat and Puff on Q102 starting today. Reed was also named music director under program director Jared Fallon. Reed was previously at Wired 96.5 for nine years before leaving the station in March... Read more

'The Interview' writer is a Philly guy

Thursday, December 18, 2014, 3:18 PM
Dan Sterling, "the guy that brought down Sony," is from Philadelphia. Sterling wrote "The Interview," the film at the center of the Sony hacking scandal that stars James Franco and Seth Rogen as TV journalists tasked with assassinating North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. Sony cancelled the theatrical... Read more

Angelo Cataldi's contract renewed at WIP

Wednesday, December 17, 2014, 1:57 PM
Angelo Cataldi's contract has been renewed at 94.1 WIP. Cataldi told me there are three and five year options. But after that? "I figure that'll probably be it for me," Cataldi, who has been with the station since 1990, said. "I think someone else should get a chance after this one. I definitely wanted... Read more

Philly's Matt McAndrew comes in second on 'The Voice'

Tuesday, December 16, 2014, 11:05 PM
Alas, Matt McAndrew is not the winner of season 7 of NBC’s “The Voice.” He came in second to country singer Craig Wayne Boyd took home the crown. He also beat out R&B singer Damien and popster Chris Jamison. McAndrew was a clerk at Center City’s Trader Joe’s and... Read more

Philly's Matt McAndrew vies for 'Voice' victor tonight

Tuesday, December 16, 2014, 2:50 PM
Philly's own Matt McAndrew is one of four finalists vying for the top spot on NBC's "The Voice" tonight. McAndrew, who is on Team Adam Levine, seems like a favorite to win. He has the distinction of being the only "Voice" finalist to crack the iTunes Top 10 three times throughout his tenure on the... Read more

Watch Chase Utley surprise a fan battling cancer on 'Ellen'

Monday, December 15, 2014, 3:56 PM
Need a reason to smile? Look no further than Chase Utley. Tabernacle, NJ's Julie Kramer is battling stage 4 synovial sarcoma at only 23. When Kramer's best buddies heard that Ellen DeGeneres was looking to interview inspiring women, they started #JulieMeetsEllen campaign that blew up on social media... Read more

Mike Jerrick gets engaged

Monday, December 15, 2014, 12:39 PM
Mike Jerrick is having quite the month. First, he becomes a grandpa for the second time. Now, he's engaged. Jerrick revealed on "Good Day Philadelphia" this morning that this weekend, he popped the question to lady friend Shelda at 10:11 (on 12/13/14) under the clock at Grand Central Station. Watch... Read more

NBC's 'Voice' to air Matt McAndrew's Philly episode tonight

Monday, December 8, 2014, 2:30 PM
"The Voice" powerhouse contestant, and Philly guy. Matt McAndrew will get his homecoming episode on tonight's episode. "The Voice" cameras were in the area last week filming McAndrew around town as he played a free show at Xfinity Live. They also stopped by Penn Vet's Ryan Hospital where his mom,... Read more
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