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The Afternoon MIX

Featuring daily highlights from The Afternoon Mix with McCabe and Jenny on 101.9fm The Mix | WTMX Chicago. McCabe and Jenny dive into relationships, entertainment news, trending topics from pop culture and social media, new music, and more.

Latest Episodes

Altadena Resident Wins $2.04 Billion Powerball Jackpot

Someone won the $2.04 billion Powerball Jackpot in Altadena, Cali. This makes them the winner of largest lottery prize ever. What would you do with that kind of money?

Every afternoon at 5:05pm, McCabe and Jenny play Trends in 10 on 101.9fm The Mix in Chicago. They’ll give you a trending topic and you’ll have ten seconds to name ten things in that topic. Ready to play?

Listen live at wtmx.com or with the free Mix App available in the App Store and on Google Play.

Jimmy Kimmel To Host The 2023 Academy Awards

Jimmy Kimmel will return to host the Academy Awards for a third time. Kimmel previously hosted the ceremony in 2017 and 2018 and will now host the 95th Academy Awards on Sunday, March 12, 2023. Do you watch the Oscar’s?

Every afternoon at 5:05pm, McCabe and Jenny play Trends in 10 on 101.9fm The Mix in Chicago. They’ll give you a trending topic and you’ll have ten seconds to name ten things in that topic. Ready to play?

Listen live at wtmx.com or with the free Mix App available in the App Store and on Google Play.

Ryan Reynolds To Receive People’s Icon Award

Ryan Reynolds will be receiving the People’s Icon Award at the 2022 People’s Choice Awards. Past recipients of the honor include Halle Berry, Jennifer Lopez, Jennifer Aniston and Melissa McCarthy. McCabe & Jenny placed their winner picks in a few different categories and will find out December 6th if they’re right.

Every afternoon at 5:05pm, McCabe and Jenny play Trends in 10 on 101.9fm The Mix in Chicago. They’ll give you a trending topic and you’ll have ten seconds to name ten things in that topic. Ready to play?

Listen live at wtmx.com or with the free Mix App available in the App Store and on Google Play.

Spirited Releases A Full Trailer

A full trailer for the upcoming reimagining of Charles Dickens’ classic “A Christmas Carol” dropped today. It will be a musical comedy called Spirited with Ryan Reynolds and Will Ferrell as main characters. Spirited will be out in theatres on Nov. 11 and stream on Apple TV+ on Nov. 18.

Every afternoon at 5:05pm, McCabe and Jenny play Trends in 10 on 101.9fm The Mix in Chicago. They’ll give you a trending topic and you’ll have ten seconds to name ten things in that topic. Ready to play?

Listen live at wtmx.com or with the free Mix App available in the App Store and on Google Play.

Taylor Swift Announces Era’s Tour

Taylor Swift announces her first tour in 5 years called the Era’s Tour. It will be a journey through all of the musical eras in Taylor’s career. The tour will be making a stop at Soldier Field on June 2 & 3.

Every afternoon at 5:05pm, McCabe and Jenny play Trends in 10 on 101.9fm The Mix in Chicago. They’ll give you a trending topic and you’ll have ten seconds to name ten things in that topic. Ready to play?

Listen live at wtmx.com or with the free Mix App available in the App Store and on Google Play.

Best Celebrity Halloween 2022 Costumes

Happy Halloween! Some of the top celebrity costumes over the weekend included Lizzo as Marge Simpson, Janelle Monae as Diva Plavalaguna from The Fifth Element, Kim Kardashian as mystique, P Diddy as Joker, Latto as Corpse Bride and Ariana Grande & Liz Gillies were “Best in Show” stars Jennifer Coolidge and Jane Lynch. Who were some of your favorites?

Every afternoon at 5:05pm, McCabe and Jenny play Trends in 10 on 101.9fm The Mix in Chicago. They’ll give you a trending topic and you’ll have ten seconds to name ten things in that topic. Ready to play?

Listen live at wtmx.com or with the free Mix App available in the App Store and on Google Play.

Halloween Weekend In Chicago

It’s Halloween weekend with so much happening in Chicagoland. From parades to pop up bars to haunted houses, pumpkin patches, and more. How do you celebrate?

Every afternoon at 5:05pm, McCabe and Jenny play Trends in 10 on 101.9fm The Mix in Chicago. They’ll give you a trending topic and you’ll have ten seconds to name ten things in that topic. Ready to play?

Listen live at wtmx.com or with the free Mix App available in the App Store and on Google Play.

Ariana Grande Debuts Blonde Hair For ‘Wicked’ The Movie

Ariana Grande debuted blonde hair ahead of Playing Glinda in ‘Wicked’ the movie, an upcoming film adaptation of the musical. Have you seen the musical before?

Every afternoon at 5:05pm, McCabe and Jenny play Trends in 10 on 101.9fm The Mix in Chicago. They’ll give you a trending topic and you’ll have ten seconds to name ten things in that topic. Ready to play?

Listen live at wtmx.com or with the free Mix App available in the App Store and on Google Play.

Rihanna Confirms New Music

Rihanna shared a teaser for her new song, “Lift Me Up,” on Instagram this morning, after more than six years of not releasing any new music. The clip showed a large silver “R” followed by the date “10.28.22.” “Lift Me Up” will be featured on the soundtrack for the upcoming Marvel film “Wakanda Forever.” Are you excited for new Rihanna?

Every afternoon at 5:05pm, McCabe and Jenny play Trends in 10 on 101.9fm The Mix in Chicago. They’ll give you a trending topic and you’ll have ten seconds to name ten things in that topic. Ready to play?

Listen live at wtmx.com or with the free Mix App available in the App Store and on Google Play.

National Greasy Foods Day

If there was ever a day to feel less guilty about eating some greasy fries, a greasy burger, or some greasy pizza, today is that today! It’s National Greasy Foods Day. What are some of your favorite greasy foods?

Every afternoon at 5:05pm, McCabe and Jenny play Trends in 10 on 101.9fm The Mix in Chicago. They’ll give you a trending topic and you’ll have ten seconds to name ten things in that topic. Ready to play?

Listen live at wtmx.com or with the free Mix App available in the App Store and on Google Play.