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...
Jack the Giant Slayer stood tall at the weekend box office.
The film, based on the legendary fairy tale, earned an estimated 28 million dollars to debut in first place. Despite the achievement, the total is still a disappointment, considering Jack the Giant Slayer had a reported budget of 195 million dollars.
Last week's box office champ, Identity Thief, slipped to the second spot, raising 9.7 million dollars.
Another comedy, 21 & Over, opened in third place, with nine million bucks, ahead of The Last Exorcism Part II. The horror sequel premiered in fourth place, with eight million.
A few Oscar-winning films enjoyed a nice box office bump. Argo saw a nearly-21-percent jump in ticket sales from the previous weekend, when it won the Academy Award for best picture. Life of Pi, which claimed four Oscars, including best director for Ang Lee, had the biggest increase -- about 43 percent.
One more box office note: The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, the first of three Lord of the Rings prequels, has now made one billion dollars worldwide.
Here are the top 10 movies from Friday through Sunday, with estimated ticket sales:
1. Jack the Giant Slayer, $28 million.
2. Identity Thief, $9.7 million.
3. 21 & Over, $9 million.
4. The Last Exorcism Part II, $8 million.
5. Snitch, $7.7 million.
6. Escape From Planet Earth, $6.7 million.
7. Safe Haven, $6.3 million.
8. Silver Linings Playbook, $5.9 million.
9. A Good Day to Die Hard, $4.5 million.
10. Dark Skies, $3.6 million.