Scott Shannon

Filmmaker John Waters (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

John Waters Does The Unthinkable—Hitchhikes Across America!

Classic cult-movie director John Waters called up the WCBS-FM Star Phone to talk with Scott Shannon about his latest project, a book chronicling his cross-country trek via hitchhiking—yes, hitchhiking!


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Paul Shaffer Details Tonight’s “MacArthur Park Night” On Letterman

“My friend David Letterman, whom you may have heard announced that he was retiring in about a year, is just taking advantage of this last year to do quirky things that he always wanted to see on the show and he mentioned ”MacArthur Park’ can we do something with that?’ From there it just sort of mushroomed,” Paul said.


(Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival)

Michael Rapaport Talks NY vs LA + “My Man Is A Loser”

“At first all my idols were basketball players and, and athletes really…and then I started watching movies but I didn’t want to be an actor I wanted to be the character,” Michael said. “So like I wanted to be Rocky, I wanted to be John Travolta in ‘Saturday Night Fever’.”


Casey Kasem began hosting "American Top 40" in 1970. (Credit: Getty Images)

Casey Kasem Dead At 82

Casey Kasem, the smooth-voiced radio broadcaster who became the king of the top 40 countdown, has died at age 82.


Huey Lewis and the News perform free for fans at Eisenhower Park in East Meadow, Long Island in NYC for WCBS-FM's annual Saturday in the Park concert. Photo: Joe Cingrana,WCBS-FM/CBS Local

Huey Lewis On Upcoming Local Shows & New Music

Huey Lewis talks with CBS-FM’s Scott Shannon on upcoming shows, cover songs & new music.


Legendary singer Frankie Valli stops by the CBS-FM studio to talk with Dan Taylor in the morning on May 14, 2012 (Photo credit: E.J. Judge/CBS Radio Digital).

At 80 Years Of Age, There’s Still No Stopping Frankie Valli

Rock ‘N’ Roll Hall of Famer Frankie Valli called up Scott Shannon on WCBS-FM to discuss his tireless touring, continued enjoyment of live shows, and the ongoing success of Jersey Boys.


Jon Bon Jovi (Photo by Robert Cianflone/Getty Images)

‘The Way I Got A Record Deal Was Different Than Most’ – Jon Bon Jovi

Every band has their own “big break” story; Categorize Bon Jovi’s as one of a kind.



Scott Shannon Joins 101.1 WCBS-FM Weekday Mornings

Get ready to wake up with Scott Shannon on CBS-FM beginning Monday, March 3rd. The New York radio legend is the new weekday morning drive host Monday through Friday 6:00-10:00AM, it was announced today by Program Director, Jim Ryan.