- "From the High Desert and the Great American Southwest. I'm Art Bell and we're going to start the night by opening up the lines... and I can already tell you folks it's going to get very interesting."
- – Art Bell first words in the Prey. [src]
Art Bell plays himself as the host of the paranormal themed radio program, Coast to Coast AM, as various callers describe on air their experiences with the Aliens who act as the primary antagonists of the game.
These broadcasts reveal key backstory information, as well as building atmosphere and allowing for some jokes. Through his radio show he and his viewers became incredibly knowledgeable about the events taking place on The Sphere, he even communicated with the Keeper. Whether Art and his viewers believed what they heard is up for debate.
- Art Bell is not fictional. He really is the host of the paranormal themed radio program called Coast to Coast AM.
- Art Bell never physically appears in the game and only his voice is heard through broadcasts.