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Briem was on KABC from 1967-1994 following seven years at KLAC/570 AM. He was considered a conservative, but enjoyed meaningful debate with liberals.
Briem received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and was honored by Pacific Pioneer Broadcasters in 2008. After retiring from KABC, he did a brief afternoon talk show on KIEV-AM.
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Briem, who had a brief stint as a nationally syndicated host, retired in 1994 after 27 years on the graveyard shift at KABC-AM, according to the LA Times.
Briem consistently drew the highest ratings of any overnight talk show in Southern California, routinely attracting about 15% of the available audience. He was a self-described protege of Joe Pryne, the legendary in-your-face host of a radio talk show.