Not a Hoax: Ken Ober, MTV's 'Remote Control' Host, Dies at 52
At first blush it looked like the latest fake-death rumor on the Internet: According to sketchily sourced reports, Ken Ober, the comedian best-known for hosting MTV's late-'80s game show "Remote Control," had died.
Sadly, though, this rumor turns out to be true. Ober's reps confirm to Zap2it that he passed away over the weekend at the age of 52. No other details were available late Monday morning... http://tv.yahoo.com/blog/not-a-hoax-ken-ober-mtvs-remote-control-host-dies-at-52--798