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**Radio Genius is posting limited prep this week.  Please note we will be back at full strength Monday, January 4th, 2021! Please have a Merry Christmas and a wonderful New Year!! From all of us at the Radio Genius Family!!

Born on this day!! Actor Ronnie Schell (“Gomer Pyle, USMC”) is 89. Actor Frederic Forrest (“Lonesome Dove”) is 84. Guitarist Jorma Kaukonen (Jefferson Airplane, Hot Tuna) is 80. Drummer Ron Bushy of Iron Butterfly is 79. Actor-comedian Harry Shearer (“The Simpsons”) is 77. Actor Susan Lucci (“All My Children”) is 74. Musician Adrian Belew (King Crimson) is 71. Guitarist Dave Murray of Iron Maiden is 64. Actor Joan Severance (TV’s “Wiseguy”) is 62. Singer Eddie Vedder of Pearl Jam is 56. Jazz trumpeter Irvin Mayfield is 43. Actor Anna Maria Perez de Tagle (“Hannah Montana,” ″Camp Rock”) is 30. Actor Spencer Daniels (“Mom”) is 28. Actor Caleb Foote (TV’s “The Kids Are Alright”) is 27.


1823 – The poem “A Visit from St. Nicholas” (“‘Twas the night before Christmas”), written by either Clement C. Moore or Maj. Henry Livingston, Jr., was published in the Troy Sentinel of New York.
1783 – George Washington resigned as commander-in-chief of the U.S. Army.
1788 – Maryland voted to cede a 100-square-mile area for the District of Columbia.
1913 – President Woodrow Wilson signed the act creating the Federal Reserve System.
1947 – The transistor was unveiled by American physicists John Bardeen, Walter H. Brattain, and William Shockley.
1948 – Hideki Tojo and six other Japanese war leaders were executed.
1986 – Dick Rutan and Jeana Yeager completed the first non-stop, around-the-world flight without refueling aboard the experimental airplane Voyager.

Today Is: Family Roots Day, Festivus, Human Light Celebration, Metric Conversion Day, National Mezcal Day

Primetime TV (All Times Eastern)

CBS – 8:00 –  A Holly Dolly Christmas /  9:00 – Garth and Trisha Live  /  10:00 – SWAT
NBC – 8:00  – Chicago Med  /  9:00 – Chicago Fire  /  10:00 – Chicago PD
ABC – 8:00 –  Santa Claus Is Coming To Town  /  9:00 – The Great Christmas Light Fight
FOX – 8:00 – I Can See Your Voice
CW – 8:00 –  Silent Night Song For The World

TV Talk Shows

Stephen Colbert: Meryl Streep, Chris Stapleton (R 12/7/20)
Seth Meyers: Kaley Cuoco, Cazzie David, Valerie Franco (R 11/16/20)
James Corden: Kevin Bacon, Jamie Oliver (R 12/4/20)
Lilly Singh: John Legend (R 12/11/19)
Daily Show: Pre-empted
Conan: Nicolle Wallace (R 11/5/20)
Watch What Happens Live: Pre-empted
The Talk: D.L. Hughley, Rickey Smiley (R 10/28/20)
Live with Kelly and Ryan: Jimmy Kimmel, Kal Penn, Farnoosh Torabi
Ellen DeGeneres: Josh Duhamel, Olivia Munn (R 11/25/20)
Wendy Williams: Roy Wood Jr. (R 12/10/20)
The Real: Ricardo Chavira, Michael Rainey Jr. (R 12/2/20)
Kelly Clarkson: Terry Bradshaw, Iain Armitage, Alex & Elizabeth Smith (R 11/3/20)
Tamron Hall: LeAnn Rimes, Debbie Allen
Drew Barrymore: Michael Strahan, Jamie Oliver, Leslie Osborne (R 11/17/20)


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