Weekdays: 5:30 a.m. – 9 a.m.
Chris Stigall brings a contemporary brand of opinionated talk and humor to mornings on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT. Prior to his arrival in Philadelphia, Chris’s radio career began in Kansas City where he worked on-air in various music formats before transitioning to talk radio. Chris’s diverse background includes an internship with the Late Show with David Letterman in New York and serving as a representative and press assistant to a United States Congressman. Chris regularly addresses various Philadelphia civic clubs and political action committees. He also has appeared as a guest on CNN and Fox News. His radio interviews regularly make national news on prominent websites like the Drudge Report. He also contributes as a guest columnist for publications such as Breitbart’s Big Hollywood, American Spectator, Human Events and Philadelphia Magazine.
Newt Gingrich says he believes Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is capable of putting the votes together to pass the Republican health care bill.
Lawyers call a Supreme Court ruling in the Trinity Lutheran case a victory for religious liberty.
Chris discussed yesterday’s Supreme Court rulings with Carrie Severino from the Judicial Crisis Network at 6:20 and David Cortman, who represented Trinity Lutheran Church, at 8:00. He spoke with Newt Gingrich about his book, Understanding Trump, at 7:20. He also discussed the FBI wiretap of a local union leader and City Councilman and the idea of publicly funding local elections.
Cable news host Eric Bolling says he hopes the Senate Republican health care bill fails and Donald Trump turns his attention to tax reform.
Chris discussed Senate Republican’s efforts to pass their new health care bill, a portion of Broad Street being renamed after Boyz II Men and rumors that Democrats want to oust Nancy Pelosi. At 7:20, he spoke with Eric Bolling from Fox News about their appearance together at the next WPHT Speaker Series on Wednesday night.
Pennsylvania Senator Pat Toomey says he is very inclined to support the health care bill unveiled by Senate Republicans.
Chris discussed the Senate Republicans releasing a healthcare bill and the response from Democrats. He spoke with economist Chris Butler on Finance Friday at 7:00 about the economic impact of the bill and Pennsylvania Senator Pat Toomey at 7:35 about his role in the process. He also talked to comedian Emma Willmann at 7:20, who will be performing at Punchline Philly this weekend.
Chris reviewed yesterday’s details from the Seth Williams trial, Joy Behar questioning Democrats’ campaign strategy and seven pounds of illegal snails discovered by customs agents. At 7:20, he spoke with comedian Mitch Fatel, who will be performing at Helium Comedy Club this weekend.
Actress and Fox Business host Melissa Francis shares what she learned from working with Michael Landon on ‘Little House on the Prairie.’
Author Douglas Murray says the failure of Muslims to assimilate is killing Europe.
Chris reviewed the results of the special election in Georgia, the opening of the trial of Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams and an offer to former Fox News host Bill O’Reilly. He spoke with Douglas Murray about his new book, ‘The Strange Death of Europe,’ at 7:20 and Melissa Francis from Fox News and ‘Little House on the Prairie’ about her new book, ‘Lessons from the Prairie,’ at 8:20.
Chris talks about today’s Special Election in Georgia’s 6th Congressional District, a Supreme Court decision denying trademark protection of terms that denigrate the living or deceased, the U2 concert in Philadelphia Sunday, and freedom of speech on the radio. Chris talks to Bruce Bond, former radio talk show host for WTPA in Harrisburg about his recent departure in light of Trump discussion on air.
Chris talks about the aftermath of the shooting in Virginia, an update on the Bill Cosby trial, President Trump’s apprenticeship programs, and what would make the best Philadelphia invention for Shark Tank. Chris talks with economist Chris Butler about apprenticeships.
The man who attempted to assassinate scores of Republicans this week was not garden-variety mentally ill.
Chris talks about the aftermath of the shooting in Alexandria, Virginia that left Rep. Steve Scalise hospitalized, the Washington Post report of the Special Counsel investigating President Donald Trump, and the dangerous rhetoric of the left in the United States. Chris talks with Senator Chris Coons about yesterday’s shooting, the American Healthcare Act, and political rhetoric in Washington D.C.
Chris talks about Attorney General Jeff Sessions testimony yesterday in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee, Newt Gingrich’s criticism of the Special Counsel, an update on the Bill Cosby trial, and the breaking news of Rep. Steve Scalise being one of multiple people shot in Alexandria, Virginia. Chris talks with former U.S. Attorney, Matt Whitaker about the breaking news coming out of Alexandria, VA where Rep. Steve Scalise was among multiple people shot and Attorney General Jeff Sessions testimony yesterday.
Pennsylvania Senator Pat Toomey says Senate Republicans may be ready to release their version of a healthcare bill next week.
Chris talks about Attorney General Jeff Sessions upcoming testimony, an update on the Bill Cosby trial, and the current status of Obamacare repeal and replace in the Senate. Chris talks with reporter Manuel Roig-Franzia, who is covering the Cosby trial for the Washington Post. Chris talks Senator Pat Toomey about the Senate’s effort to repeal and replace Obamacare.
Chris talks about President Trump stating that James Comey is a leaker, Bill Maher’s interactions with Ice Cube on Real Time, and the upcoming Jeff Sessions testimony and draining the swamp.
Chris talks about the media’s reaction of the UK election results, former FBI director James Comey’s testimony and updates on the Bill Cosby case.Chris talks with Breitbart columnist John Hayward about former FBI Director James Comey’s testimony yesterday. Chris talks with Face The Nation’s John Dickerson about the impact of former FBI Director James Comey’s testimony yesterday.
Chris discussed today’s testimony before Congress of former FBI Director James Comey, SEPTA launching a suicide prevention pilot program and three people arrested for running a drug ring out of a Chipotle in Radnor. He also spoke with former US Attorney Matt Whitaker at 7:00 and columnist Kurt Schlichter at 8:00 to preview Comey’s testimony.
Chris Stigall talks about Colleen Campbell’s rant against a police officer, James Comey’s upcoming Congressional testimony, and whether or not President Trump’s twitter habits hurt his agenda. At 7:20, he spoke with Katie Jennings from Politico to recap yesterday’s primary elections in New Jersey.
Manuel Roig-Franzia, from the Washington Post, details the start of the Bill Cosby trial.
Chris discussed the arrest of woman who leaked an NSA report on Russian hacking and the latest related to the London terror attack. He spoke with Manuel Roig-Franzia, who is covering the Cosby trial for the Washington Post at 7:20, William Weaver from La Salle University about the release of Apple’s latest products at 8:00 and Victor Fiorillo from Philadelphia Magazine about Jim Kenney’s secret girlfriend at 8:20.
Councilman David Oh details being stabbed outside his home last week and tells Chris Stigall he is already to get back to work.
Pat Michaels from the Cato Institute calls the Paris Accords meaningless in defending Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw.
Chris discussed the escape of a prisoner in Bucks County last night and the terror attack in London on Saturday. He spoke with foreign policy analyst Ed Turzanski about the aftermath at 7:00, Pat Michaels from the Cato Institute about Donald Trump withdrawing from the Paris Accords at 7:20 and Philadelphia City Councilman David Oh about being stabbed by an assailant last week at 8:00.
On this morning’s show, Chris discusses the US leaving the Paris Climate Accord, Chris Butler joins Chris for Finance Friday and they talk the US leaving the Paris Climate Accord and what it will mean for the long term. Plus, Al Fraken cancels an event with Kathy Griffin after her photo of Trump controversy, Kathy Griffin claiming bulling from the Trump family and Chris talks with the host of Face the Nation on CBS News, John Dickerson.
Actress Candace Cameron-Bure says she owes her long career in Hollywood to her strong Christian faith.
On this morning’s show, Chris discussed Hillary Clinton’s refusal to accept responsibility for her 2016 presidential election defeat, a botched robbery attempt that left Philadelphia Councilman David Oh stabbed, and whether or not President Donald Trump will pull the U.S. from the Paris Climate Accord. At 7am, Senator Mike Lee called in to discuss his new book “Written Out of History.” At 8:20am, “Fuller House” star Candace Cameron Bure joined the show.