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...
The boy band lost to The Butler over the Labor Day weekend.
The documentary One Direction: This Is Us, about the English-Irish pop group, earned an estimated 18 million dollars from Friday through Monday to open in second place, trailing only Lee Daniels' The Butler. The Butler was number one for the third week in a row, with 20 million bucks.
One Direction: This Is Us was directed by Morgan Spurlock, who's best known for his documentary Super Size Me. He says his latest film allowed him the rare opportunity to work with a big budget and with 3D technology.
In addition, Spurlock recently told ABC News Radio, "One of the biggest reasons I wanted to make this film is that the day this movie opens it's going to be seen by more people in more countries around the world than any film I've ever made combined, on that one day."
Spurlock notes that he followed one of the biggest bands in the world, whose members understand "what this moment is, and they know the moment will never be the same as it is right now."
The weekend's other wide release, the Ethan Hawke-Selena Gomez thriller Getaway, was a flop. It debuted in 10th place, raising just 5.5 million dollars.
Here are the top 10 movies from Friday through Monday, with estimated ticket sales, according to Hollywood.com:
1. Lee Daniels' The Butler, $20 million.
2. One Direction: This Is Us, $18 million.
3. We're the Millers, $15.9 million.
4. Planes, $10.7 million.
5. Instructions Not Included, $10 million.
6. Elysium, $8.3 million.
7. Mortal Instruments, $6.8 million.
8. The World's End, $6.1 million.
9. Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters, $6.1 million.
10. Getaway, $5.5 million.