WBT Afternoon host Brett Winterble joins Bo Thompson to discuss their Netflix favorites, FDA vaccine booster recommendations, and more details on the death of General Colin Powell.

Our media expert Dr. Robert Thompson joins us in remembering General Colin Powell who died yesterday at the age of 84, the William Shatner space shot on Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin rocket, and Disney announces big delays in their upcoming movie release schedule.

Former White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney joins Bo Thompson in remembering former Secretary of State General Colin Powell, who died at the age of 84 today. Also, Mick reacts to current White House Chief of Staff Ron Klain's tweet regarding inflation as a "high class" problem, and brings us a mind-blowing edition of Music Trivia.

Carolina Panthers radio play-by-play voice Mick Mixon joins Bo Thompson and Jim Szoke to recap the Panthers overtime loss to the Minnesota Vikings, 34-28.

Chief Operating Officer and Senior Vice President of Communications for Charlotte Center City Partners Moira Quinn joins Bo Thompson and John Hancock with news of a change of day and time for the Novant Health Thanksgiving Parade. This is the 75th year of the uptown event, which will move from its usual time on Thanksgiving Day, to the evening before Thanksgiving, starting at 6:00.

Our movie reviewer Sean O'Connell takes a look at "Halloween Kills," "The Last Duel," and a couple of intriguing trailers that have dropped for you Beatles and DC Comics fans.

Brett Jensen joins Bo Thompson in studio with reaction to the Hornet's preseason drubbing 127-59 at the hands of the Dallas Mavericks, a jaundiced eye for William Shatner's short but sweet flight to the edge of outer space on Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin rocket ship, and a sampling of Brett's new video series called "Brett Jensen Does," which includes his first release, "Sneaking Into A Stadium In Romania."

The heated debate over Covid-19 vaccine mandates is escalating, and concerns about the legalities of government and corporate force versus the civil liberties of American citizens are leading to hard choices, and lawsuits.


A huge win for HBO with a total of 130 nominations across the board with HBO Max in the fold. One more than Netflix with the streaming giant receiving a total of 129 Emmy nods. In just their second year of Emmy eligibility, the streamers took on traditional television outlets and came out swinging for the fences over a year removed from the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.


Mooney's style of comedy was rare. Throughout the years he learned how to pull his audience closer by not directly engaging with them, but also kept crowds laughing. His truest talent was when his ideas came out with a pen and paper. An extraordinarily gifted writer for television programs over three decades.