Merv Griffin Dies At 82
August 13, 2007 at 5:29 AM (PT)
Condolences to family and friends of show business legend MERV GRIFFIN, who died SUNDAY in LOS ANGELES after a battle with recurring prostate cancer at 82.
GRIFFIN, best known for his long-running TV talk show and as the creator of "JEOPARDY!" and "WHEEL OF FORTUNE," started his career as a radio singer at KFRC-A/SAN FRANCISCO and later owned WPOP-A/HARTFORD, WWCO-A amd WIOF/WATERBURY, CT, WENE-A-WMRV/BINGHAMTON, WTRY-A-WPYX/ALBANY, WJJJ-A-WHJY/PROVIDENCE, WBAX-A/WILKES-BARRE, and WMID-A-WGRF/ATLANTIC CITY.