Rodney Ho covers TV and radio, from Atlanta’s stations to the hottest “American Idol" news.

92.9/The Game host Knox Bardeen loses bet after Clemson upset win, gets paw print on his head

2:04 pm Jan. 10, 2017

This was posted by Rodney Ho on his AJC Radio & TV Talk blog on Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Making stupid sports bets have consequences, especially when there’s an upset.

92.9/The Game digital content producer and weekend host Knox Bardeen was so confident the Clemson Tigers would lose the college football championship game against Alabama Crimson Tide, he made an ill-fated bet with mid-day hosts Rick Kamla and John Michaels.

Since Bardeen lost, he

Lois Reitzes hosts an arts talk show on WABE-FM while keeping her First Cup show on the HD2 channel. CREDIT: Rodney Ho/

Lois Reitzes of WABE guesting at Dad’s Garage Friday January 6

12:26 pm Jan. 4, 2017

This was posted Wednesday, January 4, 2017 by Rodney Ho on his AJC Radio & TV Talk blog

WABE-FM doyenne Lois Reitzes is going to be a guest storyteller during the early show at improv theater Dad’s Garage Friday night, January 6.

The radio host of daily arts program “City Lights” will tell a story that will then be “performed” by the cast. The cast, of course, has no idea what she’s going

LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 20:  Rapper Drake accepts Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Artist onstage during the 2016 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 20, 2016 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

2016 top artists on Atlanta radio: Rihanna, Drake, Twenty One Pilots, Justin Bieber

7:00 am Dec. 28, 2016

This was posted on Wednesday, December 28, 2016 by Rodney Ho on his AJC Radio & TV Talk blog

Atlanta radio in 2016 played no shortage of songs by the likes of Rihanna, Drake, Twenty One Pilots and Justin Bieber but it all depends on format.

Pop radio embraced the Chainsmokers, Adele and Calvin Harris. R&B/hip hop loved Bryson Tiller, Beyonce and Future. Country played tons of Thomas Rhett, Old Dominion, Keith Urban