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Is the morning news format that fuels Mike Jerrick’s ‘weird uncle’ shtick on its way out?

March 19, 2018

By Staff

It was 9:11 a.m. on International Women’s Day when Fox29’s Mike Jerrick asked his coanchor: When was the last time she had sex? That was after he questioned if she’d ever cheated on her husband and just a few minutes after telling his other cohost that he keeps an action figure of her by his bedside so he can “wake up in the morning, open my eyes, and see you.”

The live, on-air comments landed Jerrick, the longtime Good Day Philadelphia host, in the cross hairs of HBO comedian John Oliver, who blasted him for spending “the entire day acting inappropriately.”

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