Jerry Springer to host Opie & Anthony special


Now, for the first time, the following classic tales have been collected and turned into a revealing and hilarious Thanksgiving special – Sharing the Laughter and Love: An Opie & Anthony Family Special – hosted by daytime talk show host and  television personality Jerry Springer. Opie, Anthony and Jim Norton reveal favorite family dysfunctional memories and moments: Over the years the dysfunctional family lives and upbringings of SIRIUS XM hosts Gregg “Opie” Hughes, Anthony Cumia and Jim Norton have been the subject of many memorable Opie & Anthony show moments.

It Premieres 11/26 at 6:00 am ET, replays 11/26 at 3:00 pm and 8:00 pm ET, 11/27 at 3:00 pm ET, 11/28 at 9:00 am ET and 11/29 at 4:00 pm ET. The VIRUS, XM channel 202 and SIRIUS channel 197 as part of “The Best of XM” package.

Highlights include: 

•         Opie reveals that his parents were so frugal, he used to have to carry his school lunches in old cement bags and shopping bag.

•         Anthony recalls the time the uncle who lived with this family grew pot in the backyard garden, but told Anthony’s mother it was an “oregano hybrid.”

•         Jim Norton reminisces about his imaginary childhood friends, including a superhero version of him, an old lady with a beehive, and the band KISS (who imaginarily beat him up).

•         The rest of the O & A crew share their stories of mother issues, including abandonment, being disowned, physical and financial threat.