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LA DJ gets chance to co-host Regis and Kelly

KROQ DJ Mike Catherwood, also known as 'Psycho Mike' arrives at a party for General Motors. (kroq.radio.com)

January 10, 2011 12:00:00 AM PST
A DJ from a Los Angeles radio station was listed among the finalists vying to co-host "Live! with Regis and Kelly."KROQ's Mike Catherwood, also known as "Psycho Mike," made the top 10 finalist list which was announced on Monday's show.

Other finalists include:

  • Bert Weiss of Atlanta, Ga. with Q100

  • Bobby Bones of Austin, Texas with 96.7 KISS FM

  • Eric Ferguson of Chicago, Ill. with 101.9 FM

  • Fitz of Seattle, Wash. with 100.7 The Wolf

  • Jeff Mauler of Ottawa, Ontario in Canada with HOT 89.9

  • Johnny Magic of Orlando, Fl. with XL 106.7

  • Kidd Kraddick from the nationally syndicated show "Kidd Ktraddick in the Morning"

  • Mike Greenberg from the ESPN Radio show, "Mike & Mike in the Morning"

  • Todd Pettengill of New York, N.Y. with WPLJ

Of the 10 finalists for "Men of Radio Co-Host for a Day Search," five broadcasters will join Kelly Ripa as guest co-hosts Jan. 24 - Jan. 28.

The co-hosts will fill in for Regis Philbin while he goes on vacation.

The search was open to male radio broadcasters with regularly scheduled shows. The tens of thousands of nominations were narrowed to 100. Viewers will decide the winners.

Voting began Monday and was slated to remain open until 6 p.m. ET Sunday, Jan. 16.

The final lineup of guest co-hosts will be announced Monday, Jan. 17.