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BlogTalkRadio Recent Show Highlights

Movie Geeks United broadcasts live from the San Diego Comic-Con.  This episode features a star studded cast including Mark Hamill (Star Wars).  In addition to Mark, Movie Geeks catches up with Tony Todd (Candyman), James Duval (Donnie Darko), and more.

Robert Kennedy Jr. joins World Footprints in this weeks episode to discuss his involvement in the documentary, Grand Canyon Adventure: River at Risk 3D. RFK, Jr. also scoops on his early environmental advocacy in the Oval Office.

Phil Mickelson tees up some education talk with Ken Royal at The Royal Treatment. Phil Mickelson, professional golfer and science education fan, talks about the ExxonMobil Teachers Academy that he and his wife, Amy, began more than 6 years ago.

Host Robin Milling‘s favorite cattle rancher, Bill Pullman, calls in from his ranch in Montana to talk about his evil turn as a child molester in the American version of the BBC’s Torchwood on Starz Network.


What’s New On BlogTalkRadio’s Featured Stations

From sports to investing to parenting advice, each online radio station features hours of compelling online content and multiple ways to participate in the conversation. Check out what’s new on some of our featured online radio stations and networks.

On the latest segment of The Down & Dirty with Frank Fontana, Frank welcomes designer Sean Cowan of Sean Michael Design, who started a blog on his company website to share “the ultimate before-and-after,” in addition to American Barn Company owners, Jay & Laura Wikary who use actual old barn wood furniture and GamerLive editor-in-chief John Gaudiosi on the phone live from the San Diego Comic-Con in our Man-Land segment to talk about the hottest new video games.

On this week’s episode of the Todd Griffiths show, Todd answers all of your questions about numismatics from the leader in tangible asset investing. “When it comes to tangible asset investing, there is no question I won’t answer and no answer I won’t support.” Also, find out what Todd has to say about the recent debt crisis.

The Hachette Book Group Features Channel hosts Forever’s Paranormal Romance Author Roundtable with guests authors Carolyn Jewel, Caridad Piñeiro and Kendra Leigh Castle.  Paranormal romance is a hugely popular genre that’s getting hotter and they have the perfect authors to talk about it! Carolyn Jewel is a double RITA nominee and entrances readers with My Dangerous Pleasure, the latest in her dark and sexy series. New York Times bestselling author Caridad Piñeiro launches The Lost, a new series with The Sin Hunters–featuring dark, ancient magic, secret brotherhoods, and heroes with unimaginable powers. Forever also welcomes author Kendra Leigh Castle who brings Dark Awakening, a dark, sensual story of battling vampire dynasties and the shapeshifters destined to serve them.

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Mo’Nique’s Sidney Poitier Props, Anthony Anderson’s Marathon Promise and More Today on BlogTalkRadio

moniqueMo’Nique: The Mo’Nique Show host dishes about a surprise compliment on her work in last year’s feature flick Precious, for which she won an Oscar. “I turn around and my husband says, ‘Look who’s behind you,’” the superstar tells The NBA Breakdown‘s Audley Stephenson. “It was Sidney Poitier. And he says, ‘Young lady, I did not see one insecure moment in your performance.’ That was priceless coming from him.”

anthony-anderson-3Anthony Anderson: The Law & Order star lets us in on an exclusive piece of sporting news. “This is my word—this is the first time I’m telling anybody this publicly—I will be running in the 2011 New York City Marathon,” Anthony tells Film Festival Radio host Janice Malone.


Phylicia Rashad: The Cosby Show—and For Colored Girls—star, who last year appeared on Broadway in the Tracy Letts drama, August: Osage County, partakes in Harlem Talk Radio’s “The World of Black Theater” series, with correspondent Ben Oduro.

Anoop Desai: The Indian-American pop singer, who made his name on Season 8 of American Idol, stops by Stardish Radio to sample his debut album, All Is Fair, featuring 8 original tracks, including My Name, Not Like This and Lost and Found.

judge-karen-3Judge Karen Mills-Francis: The star of the syndicated TV show Judge Karen’s Court— who says that “justice isn’t always black and white”—is back again by popular demand. This time, Judge Karen drops in on Dr. Empowerment’s Larthenia Howard to chat about her new book, Stay in Your Lane.

brad-roberts1Brad Roberts: The Crash Test Dummies frontman—who charted in 1993 with the single Mmm Mmm Mmm Mmm—drops in on The Worst Show on the Web to chart about the folk rockers’ new album, Oooh La-La, featuring the tracks Paralyzed and Songbird.

stupidcancershow-3ccSurvivor Spotlight: David Hessekiel, president of Cause Marketing Forum, Gayle Sulik, author of Pink Ribbon Blues: How Breast Cancer Culture Undermines Women’s Health, and Naomi Bartley, developer of the iCANcer app for iOS, join Stupid Caner Show host Matthew Zachary.

New Feature: Add a Toll-Free Listener Line to Your Show

premiumservices_screenshot2We launched an exciting new feature for hosts today on BlogTalkRadio.

As a BlogTalkRadio host, you can now add a Toll-Free listener line to your account to make it free and easy for your listeners to call-in and interact during your online radio show. The toll-free listener package is available for only $25.00 for each 500 minute block.

It is simple for existing host to add toll free to their accounts, just go to the Premium Services page of BlogTalkRadio or click on the “Add Toll-Free” link on the Switchboard. As a host, you can make the toll-free number visible or invisible on a by episode basis.

If you have any questions on this new feature, be sure to contact us.

Programming Highlights; February 18, 2010

Tune in to some great live content today on BlogTalkRadio.

Today’s Programming Highlights:

Today at 2 PM EST PI Window on Business chats about how the new show, Undercover Boss with Lawrence O’Donnell III, President and CEO of Waste Management, who is featured on the show getting up close and personal with his employees.

deleteaTonight at 9 PM  EST Bottom Line Sports Show welcomes NBA star, from the Golden State Warriors, Raja Bell, to help set the upcoming weekend in sports and take a look at the best college basketball best match-ups.

Also at 9 PM EST Hip Talk Radio welcomes Bad Girls Club cast member Florina to talk about she breaks Albanian Muslim stereotypes on the show and to share her musical talent.

Tonight at 10 PM  EST Artists on Demand Radio welcomes musical guest, Broken Sons, an energetic, four piece alternative rock band from Toronto, Ontario, to talk about their music and their live shows.

Tonight at 11 PM  EST Night Views welcomes David “Hawk” Wolinski, keyboardist, songwriter, and record producer best known for his work with the funk band Rufus and their lead singer Chaka Khan, talks about his career in the music world.

daAlso at 11 PM  EST E3 Radio celebrates the visibility of black LGBT women in film with special guests Faith Trimel, of the coming-of-age dramedy, Family and poet Ifa Bumi.

Thousands of live radio shows broadcast live everyday on BlogTalkRadio. Find out what’s on live now.

Free Skype Calls Make it Easy to Dial-In to Your Favorite Shows

BlogTalkRadio has released a new free feature to make it even easier for listeners to call in and participate in live shows. “Click to Talk” with Skype enables listeners to join the show simply by using a Skype-to-Skype call, which also means the call is toll-free.

Here is a step-by-step guide for using the “Click-to-Talk” feature:

1. Make sure you are logged in to your Skype account. If you don’t have one you can register here.

2. Log in to your BlogTalkRadio account and go to the Episode page of the show you want to participate in.

3. Click on the “Click to Talk” Logo shown below. (If you do not see this logo, try hitting control+f5)

Click to Talk with Skype

Click to Talk with Skype

4. When you see Pop-Up window, Click “Click to Talk” Logo again to automatically launch Skype call.

5. Click “Call” in Skype application to complete call to show.

That’s it!

We recommend that listeners use a headset when dialing to avoid echo and to ensure audio quality when participating in the show. If you should have any questions about the above feature be sure to contact us at service(at)

What’s Going On? Friday, January 16, 2009


by Deb Ng

Looking for something to listen to? Check out today’s BlogTalkRadio highlights: (All times EST)

  • Dan McComb, the Co-founder of BizNik, talks about its networking community this afternoon at 1:00 on Freelance Forum.
  • Brandi M. the winner of Rock of Love’s Charm School on VH-1 visits with Olivia Wilder tonight at 9:00.
  • Everyday Style features holistic beauty today at noon.
  • Also at noon is Better Food Choices Radio, teaching you how to choose healthy food options for you and your family.
  • Today at 3:00 on SmartWoman Radio, “Web Traffic and How to Get It – And Convert it”.
  • Danna Crawford has some eBay selling tips for you tonight at 8:00.
  • Soap fans tune in at 10:00 for In the Zone Radio’s Soap Talk.

For a complete rundown of today’s programming please see our On Air Schedule.

What’s Going On? July 22, 2008

So sorry I’m late with your updates, Radio Fans. This has been an afternoon of mishaps – and one time i lost everything I posted when my laptop crashed! It’s a good lesson to save as you go! Fortunately, all of these segments are available on demand. So if you missed the live broadcast, you can still catch the stream or download.

It might interest you to know I’ve taken over the BlogTalkRadio Twitter account. Follow me at BlogTalkRadio and I’ll tweet out some highlights, answer questions and tell you what I’m having for lunch.

Here are some of the day’s highlights. I also invite you to post the highlights of your own segments in the comments. We’re here to help each other grow, right?

Let’s get it on…

Today on Shift Radio CEO of Fuego Nation, Brogan Keane, joins the show to discuss how he has taken social networking to the next level through next generation, 3D-like web interfaces marketed to large, highly targeted communities.12:00 p.m. EST.

Tonight at 9:00 p.m. EST on We The People Radio, Gary Franchi, National Director of Restore The Republic will discuss The Freedom Media Project and their plans to produce content for a new television network that will broadcast their freedom message into 50 million homes across America.

On MomCast Live: Dayna Steele is the author of the best-selling business book Rock to the Top: What I Learned about Success from the World’s Greatest Rock Stars. Dayna Steele is the author of the best-selling business book Rock to the Top: What I Learned about Success from the World’s Greatest Rock Stars.12:00 p.m. EST.

Nicole Atkins is a guest on the Justin Guarini show today at 9:00 p.m. EST.

Hope you have a great night. Television is all summer reruns. Why not listen to BlogTalkRadio instead?