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Power 98 (1996)

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A controversial talk show host becomes involved in the murder of a beautiful woman in a war for ratings.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Karlin Pickett
Lisa Thornhill ...
Vivian Porter
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Jon Price
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Waldo Marcel
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Lester Correl
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Sharon Penn
Jim Fyfe ...
Roger Zalman
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Rick Harris
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Joy (as Sadie Kratzig)
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Denise
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Betsy (as Kristin Dattilo-Hayward)
Leonora Scelfo ...
Cynthia Berkley
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Det. Wilkinson
Tara Ellison ...
Poker Woman
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Rosie
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Karlin Pickett is a Los Angeles disc jockey who shocks his audience with outrageous stunts and crude jokes. Jon Price is a young DJ who joins the show. When women start turning up dead and the alleged killer keeps calling the station, the ratings go sky high and the cops begin looking for clues on Power 98. Written by Anonymous

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Rated R for strong sexuality, language and some violence | See all certifications »
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17 May 1996 (USA)  »

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If god didn't want us to masturbate, he would have made out arms shorter.
21 August 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Eric Roberts is the new shock jock brought in to revive a flagging radio station. His Howard Stern antics are encouraged to get the station the ratings.

He and Jason Gedrick team up to deliver. Things start to go strange when someone calls the station and confesses to murder. Jon (Gedrick) jumps into a new BMW and calls Cynthia (Leonora Scelfo) for some hot sex after his fiancée (Jennie Garth) gives him grief over the car. Soon, Jon is in over his head and Karlin (Roberts) is over the edge.

Not a complete waste of an hour and a half, but the only great treat came from Scelfo.


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