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Royal Parker

WBAL-TV personality Royal Parker Royal Parker joined WBAL-TV in 1962, serving as booth announcer, newsman, kid's show host (Mr. Poplolly, P.W. Doodle, and The Big Pudd), commercial pitchman and more. He also can be seen in the classic Barry Levinson film Diner. He was with the new station for more than 30 years, retiring in the mid-1990s Source: Here, There, and On the Air, a column dedicated to the arts and entertainment in and around Harford County. Published on

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