Jimmy Elliott Bio:
Birthday: October 4
A 34+ year veteran of the world of radio, Jimmy has been with WOVK since 1993, and has been Program Director & Music Director of the station since the Summer of 1997... Born and raised in Wheeling, Jimmy got his start in Radio in 1978 at legendary local Top 40 station 14WK. Over the years, he has worked for literally every radio station in the Upper Ohio Valley at one time or another, plus outside of the Ohio Valley, for several different Pittsburgh stations over the years, plus stations in Dallas, TX and in the Florida Keys. Jimmy also spent several years as Director of Marketing & Licensing for an international comic-book publishing company in the early '90s...
Steve Crow Bio:
Birthday: January 26
The "Radio Bug" bit Steve back in 1976. Since then, he has been a reporter, copywriter, news anchor, disc jockey, and sportscaster for a number of Ohio Valley radio Stations, and has played everything from Country, Rock and Roll, Oldies, and now back to Country. Steve joined the staff of WOVK in Feb 2001, and joined Morning Madness in January of 2002... A self proclaimed "Golf Nut", Steve is also the mild-mannered Manager of Kurtz Monument Company in Wheeling, and a licensed Life Insurance Agent. A life-long resident of the Ohio Valley, Steve has somehow managed to stay married for three decades to his long suffering and saintly wife, Becky. They are the proud parents of two daughters, Jeannette and Emily, and grandparents of Gracie, who is Pap-Pap's bestest pal and the Greatest Gift he ever received...
Liam Neeson’s Taken 2 took the number one spot at the box office this past weekend with an estimated $50 million in ticket sales. That’s double the opening weekend of the first Taken back in 2009.
In the action flick, Neeson plays a retired CIA agent with a "very particular set of skills." In the sequel, Neeson’s character, Bryan Mills, and his ex-wife are kidnapped by a crime lord seeking revenge for Mills' killings in the first movie.
The animated hit, Hotel Transylvania, featuring Adam Sandler as the voice of Dracula, landed in second place with $26.3 million in estimated earnings.
Pitch Perfect, which expanded into wider release, was third with $14.7 million in ticket sales. The film stars Anna Kendrick as a college student who reluctantly joins a diverse singing group that’s involved in a music competition.
The weekend’s other new release, Tim Burton’s animated Frankenweenie, debuted in fifth place with $11.5 million.
Here are the top 10 movies from Friday through Sunday, with estimated ticket sales, according to Hollywood.com:
1. Taken 2, $50 million.
2. Hotel Transylvania, $26.3 million.
3. Pitch Perfect, $14.7 million.
4. Looper, $12.2 million.
5. Frankenweenie, $11.5 million.
6. End of Watch, $4 million.
7. Trouble with the Curve, $3.9 million.
8. House at the End of the Street, $3.7 million.
9. The Master, $1.8 million.
10. Finding Nemo, $1.6 million.