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  • 1929 radio weather broadcasts help pilots

     
    New $20,000 Federal Airway radio station in Glendale with one of its 128-foot towers. Hourly weather reports are broadcast to pilots and airports....
  • Geoff Edwards dies at 83; L.A. radio and TV personality

    Geoff Edwards dies at 83; L.A. radio and TV personality
    Geoff Edwards, a Los Angeles radio personality and TV game show host who for years flew weekly to Sacramento to emcee the California Lottery's "Big Spin," died Wednesday at St. John's Health Center in Santa Monica. He was 83. His death was caused by...
  • Carl Kasell retiring from NPR's 'Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!'

    Carl Kasell retiring from NPR's 'Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!'
    Carl Kasell, the official judge and scorekeeper of NPR's news quiz show "Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!" is retiring from the show after a long career at the public radio nonprofit. The veteran newsman, 79, will record his final broadcast for the show this...
  • Stanley Rubin dies at 96; prolific writer-producer of TV and film

    Stanley Rubin dies at 96; prolific writer-producer of TV and film
    There was a 69-year gap between the time that Stanley Rubin enrolled at UCLA in hopes of launching a writing career and 2006, when he actually graduated. And during that seven-decade break in schooling, the prolific film and television writer and...
  • Harold Ramis dies at 69; writer, director of successful film comedies

    Harold Ramis dies at 69; writer, director of successful film comedies
    When Faber College was about to expel the misfit Deltas of "Animal House," the rambunctious character Bluto Blutarski rallied them, but it was writer Harold Ramis who provided Bluto's stirring words: "What? Over? Did you say over? Nothing is over...
  • For those shut out of Dodgers network, 15 spring games on the radio

    For those shut out of Dodgers network, 15 spring games on the radio
    So it’s the debut of the Dodgers’ very own, seven-days-a-week, 24-hours-a-day TV channel! Is your heart all aflutter? Now you can try to satisfy your unquenchable Dodgers fix at 3 a.m., just as you’ve always demanded. Anyway, you can...
  • Aloe Blacc's 'The Man': From Dr. Dre reject to iTunes chart-topper

    Aloe Blacc's 'The Man': From Dr. Dre reject to iTunes chart-topper
    Those glued to either this week's "American Idol" auditions or Sunday's NFL playoffs have probably been humming Aloe Blacc's new aspirational jam, "The Man." The song has been blanketing the TV airwaves through a prominent Beats by Dre commercial...
  • Jim Lange dies at 81; the first host of 'The Dating Game'

    Jim Lange dies at 81; the first host of 'The Dating Game'
    Jim Lange, the first host of the popular TV game show "The Dating Game," died Tuesday at his home in Mill Valley, Calif. He was 81. He had a heart attack, his wife, Nancy, said. Though Lange had a long and successful career in radio, he is best...
  • Jim Lange dies at 81; best-known as host of 'The Dating Game'

    Jim Lange dies at 81; best-known as host of 'The Dating Game'
    Jim Lange was the original and best-known host of a television show that has come to be identified with the swinging late 1960s and 1970s: "The Dating Game." "We were really the first reality show," he said in a 2002 Times interview, "paving the way for...
  • Remembering radio hosts Lohman and Barkley

     
    Roger Barkley, left, and Al Lohman, hosts of KFI's Lohman and Barkley show, pose with 1922 transmitter built by Earle C. Anthony to promote 50th anniversary celebration of KFI....
  • KFI ratings steady in first month without Rush Limbaugh

    KFI ratings steady in first month without Rush Limbaugh
    It's early days, but losing Rush Limbaugh to another Clear Channel station didn't seem to hurt ratings for KFI-AM (640) in January.  Numbers released Tuesday by Nielsen Audio showed little change in KFI's numbers in the first month after Clear Channel...