LOS ANGELES, Sept. 17, 2003- Art Bell, the radio personality known for his spontaneous and compelling conversations about all things unexplained, will replace Barbara Simpson as weekend host of Coast to Coast AM - the program he made famous. He will broadcast live from 1-5 a.m. ET Saturdays and Sundays with a refeed from 5-9 a.m. ET from his home studio in Pahrump, Nev., beginning Sept. 20.
Bell stated, "For me, a return to radio is both mysterious and reassuring."
"We welcome Art back to the weekend microphone," said Kraig Kitchin, president/COO Premiere Radio Networks. "His return reflects his long-standing bond with this audience and his undying passion for radio."