The Beast 980 is Los Angeles’ new all-sports radio station with a mix of original programming focusing on the L.A. sports scene, highlighted by the only local sports program during the morning rush-hour commute.
Offering local sports fans an alternative to nationally syndicated morning shows, former L.A. Clippers and UCLA star Marques Johnson teams up with the popular and accomplished broadcast personality, Jeanne Zelasko, to co-host a live sports talk program originating from Los Angeles. Airing weekdays from 5:30am – 9:00am, the show features the longtime Voice of the Clippers, Ralph Lawler, and other notable insiders.
The Beast 980’s weekday lineup continues with The Jim Rome Show airing live from Orange County from 9:00am – Noon; the Dean of L.A. Sports, Fred Roggin, from 12noon – 3:00pm; the new provocative tandem of ex-NFL player George Wrighster and veteran radio/TV host and journalist, Brett Winterble from 3:00pm – 7:00pm; “L.A. Sports Today,” looking at the day’s hottest local stories from 7:00pm – 9:00pm; and Doug Gottlieb from 9:00pm – 11:00pm.
The Beast 980 is the flagship station of the Los Angeles Clippers, airing every game and comprehensive behind-the-scenes coverage throughout the year. The Beast 980 also carries a full slate of NFL action including exclusive primetime Sunday, Monday and Thursday evening games, NCAA football and basketball play-by-play, “Trojans Live”, a weekly look at USC athletics, and frequent sports updates from Ted Sobel, Sam Farber and Amy Bender.
Popular play-by-play man Brian Sieman enters his sixth season calling Clippers action on the radio, while the venerable Ralph Lawler and former Clipper Michael Smith team up with Sieman to call all nationally televised games not shown on Fox Sports PRIME TICKET.