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‘One Life to Live’ Star Ilene Kristen, NBA Wife Tracy Wilson Mouring and Teen Tea Party Leader Celeb Yee Today on BlogTalkRadio

ilene-kristenIlene Kristen: The actress who has played Roxy Balsom on One Life to Live since 2001 sits down with OutTakes host Laurie Baker to fill us in on her role in the off-Broadway play My Big Gay Italian Wedding and in the prequel to the webseries The Bay.

tracy-mourningTracy Wilson Mourning: The wife of former NBA star Alonzo Mourning drops in on Beauty Talk with Illusions Cosmetics to chat with hosts Janice and Denise Tunnel about her TWM Bath & Body Ritual Collection, and her work with young girls through the Honey Shine Mentoring Program.

caleb-yee4Caleb Yee: The teenage co-president of The A-Team Tea Party Youth Movement—which is America’s first high school TP club—drops in on Crossroads with Van host Clair Van Steenwyk to discuss how and why he started the group, and felt the need to chage certain stereotypes.

celinacarvajalCelina Carvajal: The actress who played Treena on All My Children, while also appearing on Broadway in Cats, 42nd Street and Dracula: The Musical, drops in on BlazinRy to chat with host Ryan Holmes about her upcoming stage and screen roles.

fordummies-joybrowneDr. Joy Browne: The world’s best-selling reference series marks its 20th anniversary by bringing you interviews with many of its most popular authors, including clinical psychologist—and nationally-syndicated radio host—Dr. Joy Browne, who penned Dating For Dummies.

mike-morenoDr. Mike Moreno
: The autor of the No. 1 Amazon best-selling book The 17 Day Diet: A Doctor’s Plan Designed for Rapid Results sits down with The Fitness Buff Show host Pete Williams to discuss why rapid weight loss is not always unhealthy—and in fact can help keep the pounds off.

‘The Munsters’ Star Butch Patrick, ‘Cake Boss’ Contestant Jay Qualls and ‘Jekyll & Hyde’ Star Robert Cuccioli Today on BlogTalkRadio

butch-patrick4Butch Patrick: The actor who played Eddie Munster on The Munsters, and went to do guest turns in such classic series as The Monkees and My Three Sons, sits down with The NeverHood’s Ethan Tudor W to chat about his place in the pantheon of pop culture.

jay-quallsJay Qualls: The owner of Maples Wedding Cakes sits down with hosts Victoria Gaither and Michael Kay to chat about his role on the TLC reality series Cake Boss: The Next Great Baker, as well as his new project with Martha Stewart. Plus: Comedian Alex Cambert.

robert-cuccioliRobert Cuccioli: The stage actor—who has starred in Jekyll & Hyde and Les Misérables on Broadway—sits down with Milling About host Robin Milling to chat about his latest show, the musical revue Jacque Brel Returns, at NYC’s Triad Theater.

ian-mooreIan Moore: The blues guitarist, who has opened for such A-listers as The Rolling Stones and ZZ Top, sits down with Icon Fetch host Tony Peters to sample his just-released studio album, El Sonido, which takes him back to his roots, accompanied soley by bass and drums.

darwin-cookDarwin Cook: The former NBA point guard, who played for the Bullets, Spurs and Nugets, sits down with The Final Word hosts JayReelz and J.D. to discuss the current hoops season, and weigh in on another of his alma-mater teams—the Nets—possibly moving to Brooklyn.

tom-miller4Tom Miller: One of the first GOP candidates registered to run in the 2012 presidential race sits down with host Alexandrea Merrell to discuss how—with zero political experience—he intends to snatch the Oval Office from Barack Obama.

fordummiesseries-shamashalidinaShamash Alidina: The world’s best-selling reference series marks its 20th anniversary by bringing you interviews with many of its most popular authors, including meditation guru Shamash Alidina, who penned Mindfulness For Dummies, and teaches MBSR and MBCT in London.

‘Battle: LA’ Stars Aaron Eckhart and Michelle Rodriguez, R&B Star Noel Gourdin and Daytime Drama Stars Christian LeBlanc and Tristan Rogers Today on BlogTalkRadio

aaron-eckhartAaron Eckhart: The Dark Knight star dishes to host Milling About host Robin Milling about breaking his arm on the set of his new flick, Battle: Los Angeles: “I had to keep going because if I was gonna break my arm I wanted it to be in the movie. So I said, ‘Don’t cut!’” Plus: Aaron’s co-star, Michelle Rodriguez, joins the confab.

noel-gourdin2Noel Gourdin: The R&B crooner, whose 2008 single The River hit No. 1 on the charts, sits down with The Mutha Knows Show host Mutha to sample tunes from his latest album, Fresh: The Definition, which drops April 12 and features the single Beautiful.

christian-leblancChristian LeBlanc: That Emmy-winning actor who plays Michael Baldwin on The Young and the Restless sit down with OutTakes host Laurie Baker to chat about the current season of the CBS daytime drama, as well as New Oreans—and his favorite scribe, Tennessee Williams.

tristan-rogersTristan Rogers: The Aussie hunk, who played Robert Scorpio on General Hospital from 1981 to 2008—and currently plays Colin Atkinson on The Young and the Restless—sits down with host Olivia Wilder to chat about his upcoming feature flick, Sebastian, co-starring Kym Whitley.

neil-zaza-2Neil Zaza: The guitar virtuoso drops in on Live from Music City host David Lowry to chat about his amazing music career, and his new CD, 212. Plus: Firehose frontman CJ Snare, whose greatest hits CD, The Collection, drops this spring, sits in as guest co-host.

abraham-mcdonald4Abraham McDonald: The R&B singer who snagged top honors in the first-ever Oprah Karaoke Challenge—and went on to sign a deal with Island Def Jam Music—sits down with Global Rhythmz Radio host Nathan Thomas to talk about his upcoming debut album, Miracle.

NBA Superstar Jason Kidd, ‘The Event’ Star Jason Ritter and Hip-Hop Exec Shanti Das Today on BlogTalkRadio

jason-kiddJason Kidd: The superstar NBA point guard, who returned to the Mavericks in 2008 after playing for the Suns and Nets, chats with Hoops in the Sun Radio host Randy Cruz about the current hoops season, as well as the Jason Kidd Foundation, which aims to enhance youth education.

jason-ritter2Jason Ritter: The Parenthood actor, who began his TV career opposite his dad, the late John Ritter, in the 1990 flick The Dreamer of Oz, talks with Film Festival Radio host Janice Malone about his starring role as Sean Walker in NBC’s new conspiracy thriller The Event.

charChar: The contestant from Season 6 of Bad Girls Club sits down with King Mac Radio hosts Malcolm Pipkins and Jake Updegraff to dish about all the behind-the-scenes drama on Oxygen’s hit reality series, while revealing where she gets all her catch phrases from.

shanti-dasShanti Das: The music-industry exec—who, as VP of artist development at Universal Motown, most recently managed managed A-listers like Akon, Ashanti and Erykah Badu—stops by Real Talk to chat with host Michael A. McFadden about her new book, The Hip Hop Professional: A Woman’s Guide to Climbing the Ladder of Success in the Entertainment Industry.

chinua-hawkChinua Hawk: His might not be a name you recognize, but Chinua Hawk has been busy over the past decade collaborating with some of the biggest names in pop music, including Celine Dion, Wyclef Jean and Kanye West. Tonight he chats with Music on the Couch host Vinny Bond about his new CD, Sunflower: Revisited.

‘Walking Dead’ Star Andrew Lincoln, ‘Days of Our Lives’ Players Chandler Massey and Casey Deidrick, and ‘Bubbly’ Writer Jason Reeves Today on BlogTalkRadio

andrew-lincolnAndrew Lincoln: The Walking Dead star, who wed Jethro Tull frontman Ian Anderson’s daughter Gael in 2006, reveals that Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin’s daughter worked his wedding. “Apple Martin was our flower girl,” he tells Milling About host Robin Milling. “It’s not like some strange celebrity thing. I have old school friends.”

caseydeidrick-chandlermasseyChandler Massey & Casey Deidrick: The Days of Our Lives cast members, who play Will Horton and Chad Dimera on the NBC daytime drama, sit down with OutTakes host Laurie Baker to fill us in on their upcoming show at Hollywood’s ACME Comedy Theatre.

jason-reevesJason Reeves: The singer-songwriter, who co-wrote the 2007 Colbie Caillat smash-hit single Bubbly, drops in on Icon Fetch host Tony Peters to chat about meeting the pop cutie, and to sample his latest tune, Sticks and Stones, from his upcoming album, The Lovesick.

yvette-kanouffYvette Kanouff: The SeaChange president stop by Tomorrow Will Be Televised to talk with host Simon Applebaum about her latest productions, the Investigation Discovery series Nothing Personal with Steve SChrippa, and History’s American Pickers. Plus: Cineflix executive VP Charles Tremayne.

frank-nicoteroFrank Nicotero: The Pittsburgh-born funnyman, who hosts Yahoo TV’s Primetime in No Time, and formerly hosted the syndicated game show Street Smarts, drops in on Night Views Radio to chat about his standup act and upcoming appearances.

‘Battle: LA’ Star Cory Hardrict, Dan ‘Grizzly Adams’ Haggarty and Pittsburgh Steeler Ike Taylor Today on BlogTalkRadio

cory-hardrichtCory Hardrict: The hunky actor—who’s also a budding hip-hop artist—sits down with TD Radio hosts Lachelle Story, Aeshia Branch and Keeland Ellis to chat about his role opposite Aaron Eckhart, Ne-Yo and Bridget Moynahan in the big-budget flick Battle: LA, opening tomorrow.

dan-haggertyDan Haggerty: The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams star—who also had a bit part in Dennis Hopper’s Easy Rider—stops by Family Newtork Radio to talk about his upcoming flick, A Legendary Wind, and his new program to help special-needs kids.

john-driscollJohn Driscoll: The former model—who, soon after high school, became a face of brands like Armani and Versace, before going on to snag roles on Dawson’s Creek and The Guiding Light—sits down with host Olivia Wilder to chat about his current role on The Young and the Restless.

ike-taylor1Ike Taylor: The Pittsburgh Steelers defensive back, who snagged two Super Bowl rings—in 2006 and 2009—drops in on the Get Up Show to talk with host Chris LaMonica about playing under coaches like Mike Tomlin and Dick Lebeau, as well as his training with Tom Shaw.

omari-hardwickOmari Hardwick: The star of the TNT action series Dark Blue, who has also appeared in flicks like Beauty Shop and For Colored Girls, sits down with Keeping It Reel host Tim Gordon to discuss his role in the upcoming Ava DuVernay-directed big-screen indie drama I Will Follow.

joshua-gatesJosh Gates: The host of Syfy’s Destination Truth returns to Mandogg House Radio to chat with Amanda Rosenblatt, this time about the new season of his paranormal reality series, which gets under way live on St. Patrick’s Day, and feautures a search in Ireland for the legendary Banshee.

mike-bivinsMike Bivins: The founding member of New Edition—which had a huge hit with 1983’s Jackson 5-like ditty Candy Girl—drops in on the D-Hour Show to chat with host D-Slate about hid current work as a hip-hop impresario and CEO of the Sporty Rich label.

Screen Star Michael Paré, Nutritionist to the Stars Oz Garcia and Radio One Mogul Cathy Hughes Today on BlogTalkRadio

michael-pare3Michael Paré: The Eddie and the Cruisers star sits down with Movie Geeks United hosts Jamey DuVall and Jerry Dennis to talk about his role opposite Matthew McConaughey, Marissa Tomei, Ryan Phillippe, William H. Macy and John Leguizamo in The Lincoln Lawyer.

oz-garciaOz Garcia: The world’s leading authority on healthy aging—who’s the go-to nutritionist for A-listers like Gwenyth Paltrow and Hilary Swank—drops in on The Jazzy Vegetarian to talk with host Laura Theodore about his latest book, Redesigning 50: The No-Plastic-Surgery Guide to 21st-Century Age Defiance.

cathy-hughes3Cathy Hughes: The media entrepreneur, who founded Radio One in Washington, D.C., in 1979—and has since parlayed that property into one of the hottest cable nets of the past decade, TV One—stops by to talk with Lady Charmaine Live host Charmaine Bassett about the booming black media sector.

frank-fontana-666Frank Fontana: The DOWN and DIRTY host celebrates spring break with a visit from Todd Alfred, director of championship sales at PGA of America, who’ll talk hot golf tournies, and Beth Fahey of Creative Cakes, who’ll share recipes for gorgeous, sumptuous wedding confections.

k-michelleK. Michelle: The hip-hop hottie, who’s R. Kelly’s protégé, drops in on The Mutha Knows Show to chat with host Mutha about her new single, How Many Times, off her upcoming debut album, Pain Medicine.

fordummies-marahacollierMarsha Collier: The world’s best-selling reference series marks its 20th anniversary by bringing you interviews with many of its most popular authors, including Marsha Collier, who penned eBay for Dummies, Starting an eBay Business For Dummies and eBay Business All-in-One For Dummies.

christine-brewer-6Christine Brewer: The Grammy Award-winning soprano, who began her career with the St. Louis Symphony and went on to perform Wagner at the Metropolitan Opera, sits down with The African American Voice in Classical Music host Patrick D. McCoy to discuss her career and upcoming Kennedy Center recital in Washington, D.C.

frances-cress-welsingDr. Frances Cress Welsing: The Chicago-born psychiatrist, known for her Cress Theory of Color Confrontation, which explores the practice of white supremacy, sits down with The Artivist to chat with host Ron Herd about her seminal book, The Isis Papers; The Keys to the Colors.

marcus-dupreeMarcus Dupree: The former NFL running back, who played for the Rams and Breakers—after being one of the most highly recruited high school players ever—sits down with The Final Word hosts JayReelz and J.D. to the recent flick about his career on the ESPN docu series 30 for 30.

lauren-williamsLauryn Williams: The sprinter who snagged gold medals at the 2005 and 2007 World Championships sits down with Get Up Show host Chris LaMonica to talk about her prepration for the 2012 Olympic games in London, and the business of track and field.

Real Housewife of Atlanta Kandi Burruss, ‘Missing You’ Singer John Waite and Oscar Nominee Gwendolyn Whittle Today on BlogTalkRadio

kandi-3Kandi Burruss: The R&B diva, who starred on Season 2 of The Real Housewives of Atlanta, stops by talk with Embrace Life Radio host Tiffani Walker about her latest album, Kandi Koated, which features the tracks Me and U, Leroy Jones and Superwoman.

john-waiteJohn Waite: The British rocker, who fronted The Babys and Bad English—not to mention scoring a No. 1 hit with 1984’s Missing You—sits down with Icon Fetch host Tony Peters to chat about his new album, Rough & Tumble, on which he collaborates with Matchbox Twenty guitarist Kyle Cook.

gwendolyn-yates-whittleGwendolyn Yates Whittle: The Hollywood sound engineer, who has worked on flicks ranging from Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull to The Simpsons Movie, chats with 123 Film! host Sam Heer about her Academy Award nomination for Tron: Legacy.

yara-martinezYara Martinez: The actress who plays Mariella Moretta on TNT’s SouthLAnd—and previously appeared in CBS’ The Unit—sits down with Movie Addict Headquarters host Betty Jo Tucker to chat about her role in the new A&E series Breakout Kings.

fordummies-joehutskoJoe Hutsko: The world’s best-selling reference series marks its 20th anniversary by bringing you interviews with many of its most popular authors, including tech guru Joe Hutsko, whose titles include Green Gadgets For Dummies and Macs All-in-One For Dummies.