On Air with Ryan Seacrest

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This article is about the radio show. For the 2004 TV series, see On Air with Ryan Seacrest (TV series).
On Air With Ryan Seacrest
OnAirWithRyan logo.jpg
logo since 2014 present
Genre Comedy, Talk, Music
Running time 5 hours (including commercials; on KIIS-FM)
4 hours (syndicated)
Country United States
Home station KIIS-FM
Syndicates Premiere Networks
Starring Ryan Seacrest
Manny Streetz
Tanya Rad
Announcer Kelly Doherty
Creator(s) Ryan Seacrest
Producer(s) Mark Mohelnitzky
Claudine Cazian
Exec. producer(s) Ryan Seacrest
Air dates since 2004 (at KIIS-FM)
2008 (Syndication)
Website ryan.kiisfm.com/main.html

On Air with Ryan Seacrest is an American syndicated radio program hosted by Ryan Seacrest. As of 2010, the daily morning radio show airs on Los Angeles top 40 station KIIS-FM and was launched at the same time as the television show with the same name, although Seacrest had hosted a similar show in afternoon drive on sister station KYSR from 1995 until 2003. The TV series ran for several months in 2004, but nationwide syndication of the radio program would not start until 2008, where a majority of its affiliates air it in the middays or afternoons.

The show is broadcast from the E! Entertainment Studios in the Mid-Wilshire District of Los Angeles. On Air with Ryan Seacrest is also syndicated through Premiere Networks on over 130 radio stations nationwide and in Canada.

About the show[edit]

Logo from 2004 to 2014

The radio program, which initially featured a former local news correspondent by the name of Ellen K., includes many popular segments such as Manny Streetz, Ginger Chan with Traffic, and the ever popular '60 Seconds of Sleaze' is the entertainment news segment provided by Ellen K. This segment was actually originated by Seacrest's predecessor on KIIS-FM, Rick Dees, in a segment called "Dees Sleaze." One of the most popular segments is the fictional 'Ryan's Roses': where "listeners" call in with the suspicion that their significant other is cheating. An 'On Air' staff member then calls the accused cheater imitating a florist who wishes to offer them a dozen free roses to be sent to anybody of their choosing. Often the accused cheater will send the flowers to the "wrong person," which often results in the "truth" pouring out and an argument between the couple, moderated by Seacrest. This segment is based on the common radio skit War of the Roses, which has been used on hundreds of radio shows around the country since the mid-1990s.

On October 7, 2015, Ellen K announced she was leaving the show to launch her own morning show on KOST, KIIS-FM's sister station, on October 19.[1] Her last broadcast was on October 16, 2015.[2]

Following departure from the show, Ellen was replaced by former KIIS-FM midday jock Sisanie (who was also the substitute host for her on occasional days). It was officially announced on December 4, 2015, during the KIIS Jingle Ball 2015.[3]

Foreign markets[edit]

  • On May 2014, the show hit airwave the first time in Bangkok, Thailand on COOLcelsius 91.5 every weekday from 7 - 10 am
  • In 2008, Singapore's 987FM was the first station outside the United States to air the program. It lasted around November 2010. It is currently airing on Kiss 92FM from 8pm to 12am on weekdays.
  • From June 2010, this show aired on the Malaysia radio station, Fly FM weekdays from 11 pm to 2 am except East Malaysia because Fly FM is not available in East Malaysia.[4] Previously, this show was aired on 1 pm to 4 pm weekdays.
  • In Dubai, United Arab Emirates, On Air can be heard on Virgin Radio 104.4 every Sunday to Thursday from 1pm to 3pm and re-airs every Sunday to Wednesday from 10pm to 12pm.
  • In Australia, the show airs weeknights 7pm-9pm on the KIIS Network (except Perth).
  • On Air is also being broadcast in Canada on many radio stations, particularly the Virgin Radio stations in Toronto, Montreal, Edmonton, Vancouver, Winnipeg, Calgary and Fredericton on CIBX-FM.
  • In South Africa the show is broadcast on 94.5 KFM in the Western Cape and on 94.7 Highveld Stereo in Gauteng every weekday from 7pm - 10pm local time.
  • In Namibia, the show is broadcast in most large towns and cities across the country by Windhoek based radio station, RadioWave weekdays from 6pm - 10pm local time.
  • In Dominican Republic, Ryan's show is broadcast on Be 99.7 everyday from noon to 4pm.
  • In United Kingdom, Ryan's show is broadcast on Heat Radio each weekday afternoon.[5] Ryan's show was first broadcast on the Real Radio network weekday night at 10pm. from 2011[6] until 2013.
  • The show airs weeknights from 9pm - Midnight (local time) on B96 in Westcity.
  • In Lebanon the show airs weekdays 12nn-3pm on Virgin Radio Lebanon (previously, it was aired on 105.5 Radio One until 2015).
  • In Ireland the show airs weeknights on Dublin's 98 Monday to Thursday from 9pm to 10pm and Sunday 10am - 12pm.
  • in India the show airs on Saturday between 6pm-9pm and on Sunday again between 1pm-3pm
  • in Jordan the show airs on Beat FM


  • American Top 5 - In March 2010, Premiere Networks announced the creation of American Top 5, a condensed daily top-5 countdown spinoff of the American Top 40 franchise.[7]
  • Ryan's Roses
  • Tell Me Something Good


  1. ^ "Ellen K Exits 'On Air With Ryan Seacrest' for Her Own KOST L.A. Show". Billboard. October 7, 2015. Retrieved October 16, 2015. 
  2. ^ "See Photos From Ellen K’s Final ‘OAWRS’ Broadcast". Ryanseacrest.com. October 16, 2015. Retrieved October 16, 2015. 
  3. ^ "Sisanie Officially The New Co-Host For 'On Air With Ryan Seacrest'". AllAccess.com. December 5, 2015. Retrieved December 8, 2015. 
  4. ^ http://www.flyfm.com.my/shows/weekdays/onair_ryan_seacrest/index.1.html
  5. ^ "Ryan Seacrest Show to air on Bauer’s heat". RadioToday. 28 July 2014. 
  6. ^ Ryan Seacrest joins Real Radio Radio Today, July 2011
  7. ^ "Premiere Networks". premiereradio.com. 

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