Andy Riesmeyer is a senior show producer with KTLA’s 5 Live, streaming on and the KTLA 5 News app weekdays at noon and 2 p.m. He joined the station in November 2018.

Recent Articles
  • Step Into A Britney Spears Music Video at ‘The Zone’ Experience Near The Grove

    It’s The Robert Report: Street Edition from The Zone, a pop-up experience celebrating pop icon Britney Spears. The exhibit invites fans of the 2000s to relive their favorite Britney moments through interactive displays and set pieces inspired by the star’s most famous music videos. The immersive, limited-time event is open on Third and Fairfax, near The Grove, until April 26, 2020. This segment aired Feb. 7, 2020.

  • Innovative Snacks Hit Shelves in Traveling Venice Grocery Store

    Pop Up Grocer, the world’s first-ever traveling pop-up grocery store concept, is making a stop in Los Angeles. Founder Emily Schildt visited the KTLA 5 Live studio with some of the innovative and emerging brands featured at the shop. The Venice store sells more than 150 food, beverage, home, pet and body care brands. Pop Up Grocer is open daily, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. through March 1st in Venice at 62 Windward Avenue. This segment aired on KTLA 5 […]

  • Impress Guests With Drinks Inspired by Best Picture Nominees

    The Cocktail Academy’s Matt Landes teaches KTLA 5 Live how to make drinks that are sure to ‘wow’ your Oscar party guests. Find out how to have Cocktail Academy at your party here. “Giddy Up” inspired by Parasite 1.5 oz Tequila Blanco .5 oz Shoju 1 oz Lime .75 oz Simple Syrup 4 Cubes of Muddled Watermelon Watermelon Wedge, for garnish Cracked Black Pepper, for garnish Mix all ingredients into a shaker and top with ice. Shake vigorously. Strain into […]

  • NYC’s Prince St. Pizza in L.A. to Celebrate National Pizza Day

    The NYC sensation Prince St. Pizza is in Los Angeles to celebrate National Pizza Day, February 9, 2020. Find the pizza at the pop-up shop February 7 – 9 on 8947 W Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, but Uber Eats will deliver if you can’t make it. Members of Off The Menu Club get VIP line access well as 1 free slice during the experiential pop up. Find out more about the app here. This segment aired on KTLA 5 Live […]

  • Shake Shack Crashes 5 Live Party

    Shake Shack Crashed the 5 Live Super Bowl Party

    Shake Shack usually visits 5 Live in-studio, but on Super Bowl Sunday they crashed the crew’s party. Join the 5 Live crew and friends as they sample Shack Burgers, Chicken Sandwiches and Chicken Bites. You can find a Shake Shack near you here.

  • New Music Friday: Mr. Stockholm Performs ‘So Far Away’

    Mr. Stockholm performs his single “So Far Away” on KTLA 5 Live’s New Music Friday segment. Follow Mr. Stockholm here. This segment aired Jan. 24, 2020.

  • The Famous ‘Eat Pray Love’ Pizza Is Now Served in Los Angeles

    We took a 5 Live field trip to L’Antica Pizzeria Da Michele to try the pizza made famous by Elizabeth Gilbert’s 2006 memoir “Eat Pray Love.” The Hollywood courtyard restaurant serves fresh pies made in a wood-fired stone oven. Favorites like margherita, marinara and bianca pizzas accompany an extensive menu of comforting Italian and American dishes. You can even jump in the kitchen and take a pizza-making class. Does it live up to the hype? 5 Live finds out.

  • Five Dinners, One Night: 5 Live dineL.A. Restaurant Crawl

    Winter 2020 dineL.A. Restaurant Week features two weeks of set menus at some of the city’s best restaurants, starting January 17th and running through the end of the month. KTLA 5 Live tried 5 menus in one night to showcase what local hotel restaurants have to offer. You’ll feel like you’re on vacation, but really you’re just getting a good deal at some of the best hotel restaurants in Los Angeles. Chefs across the hospitality industry tell us they’re renovating […]

  • Give the ‘Gift of Good Fortune’ by Eating Savory Sicilian Food for a Cause

    The 5 Live Field Trip series takes a trip to Italy — on Beverly. In the spirit of the holidays, Osteria Cal Mare Owner & Chef Adam Sobel invites guests to “give the gift of good fortune” (that’s bona furtuna in Sicilian). Sobel crafted a nightly tasting menu, with a portion of proceeds going to No Kid Hungry. The menu celebrates the best of Bona Furtuna’s estate-grown olive oil, heirloom tomatoes, ancient grains, and hand-harvested herbs and seasonings. For more […]

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