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Daily Highlights: Tuesday, October 12, 2010

bernard-williamsGet Up Show’s Chris LaMonica whoops it up with Bernard Williams, who snagged a gold medal in the 4×100 relay at the 2000 Summer Olympics. The sprinter—who, when not training, performs standup comedy—will chat about his appearance on VH1’s What Chilli Wants.
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The Bottom Line Sports Show’s Gerald Brown and Jonathan Foy kick it with New Orleans Saints safety Usama Young—who help drive the team to victory in Super Bowl XLIV. While in high school, Usama worked as a vendor at FedEx Field during the Redskins’ home games.
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WYMS Radio Cha-Boogie asks, Who Murdered Hip-Hop? Was it the artists? The A&R guys? The media? Joining her to explore this issue will be one of the greatest hip-hop producers of all time, Pete Rock. Plus: Riggs Moralez, director of A&R for Eminem’s Shady Records.
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Bob “Mr. Media” Andelman gets his chat on with famed radio talk-show host Barry Farber, who began career at NYC’s WINS in 1960, before moving up the street to WOR 2 years later. Barry—who once ran for mayor of the Big Apple—can today be heard on the CRN Digital network.
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Hachette Book Group Features welcomes editor John Schoenfelder and marketing director Miriam Parker to discuss Little Brown’s new imprint Mulholland Books, which launches this spring, and will be devoted to suspense fiction—including a novel by famed prosecutor Marcia Clark.

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Daily Highlights: Tuesday, September 14, 2010

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At 9 PM The Bottom Line Sports Show’s Gerald Brown and Jonathan Foy give it up for former Knicks shooting guard John Starks, who was the first player in NBA history to hit 200 3-pointers in a single season— and remains the Knicks’ all-time scorer in that challenging category.
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At 4 PM Movie Addict Headquarters’ Betty Jo Tucker goes one-on-one with Tony Todd, who played the title role in Clive Barker’s 1992 horror flick Candyman and its 3 sequels, before strutting his badd self on the little screen, as General Benjamin Juma in 24.
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At 4 PM Host Bob Johnson whoops it up with The Daily Show’s Kristen Schaal, who played stalker-fan Mel on HBO’s Flight of the Conchords. Kristen will chat about her new book (written with beau—and fellow Daily Show staffer—Rich Blomquist), The Sexy Book of Sexy Sex.
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At noon Movie Beat’s Rex Sikes hangs with Michael Paré, whose role opposite Tom Berenger in 1983’s Eddie and the Cruisers rocketed him to cult-hero status—and led to a career that has encompassed more than 70 flicks, including Sofia Coppola’s The Virgin Suicides.
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At 130 PM Center Street welcomes celeb journalist Glenn Plaskin, whose new book, Katie Up and Down the Hall, tells the true story of “a man who discovers the true meaning of family after adopting a cocker spaniel puppy.” Golden Girl Betty White has called the memoir “an absolute delight.”
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At 8 PM Get Up Show’s Chris LaMonica gets busy with Diane Dixon, who won a gold medal at the 1984 Olympic Games in the 4 x 400 relay race. The Brooklyn, N.Y., native will recount memorable, ah, run-ins with such A-listers as Bill Cosby and the late George Steinbrenner.


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Daily Highlights: Thursday, September 9, 2010

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At 7 PM Get Up Show’s Chris LaMonica gives it up for track-and-field star Sanya Richards-Ross, who won a gold medal at the ‘04 Olympics, and another at the ‘08 games. Sanya will tell us how her marriage to N.Y. Giant Aaron Ross (above)—whom she wed in February—is going so far.
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At noon Icon Fetch host Tony Peters grooves with singer-songwriter Sarah Vonderhaar, whose new album is titled P.D.L. (for Pretty Damn Lucky). The budding pop star will also dish about her time as a contestant on Cycle 8 of America’s Next Top Model.
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At 1 PM Gab with the Gurus host Connie Bennett chats with “spiritual entrepreneur” John Assaraf, who starred in Oprah’s favorite documentary, The Secret, which sparked a global phenomenon. John will discuss the power of “vision boards” and offer other tips on getting what you want.
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At 9 PM Paula Begoun and her Cosmetics Cop team ask, Want your legs to feel silky smooth for more than 5 minutes? Tired of little hairs popping up where you don’t want them? If so, they’ll share with you the best hair-removal the techniques, while revealing which gimmicks to avoid.
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At 1 PM Keeping It Reel host Tim Gordon goes one-on-one with director George Tillman, who brought such films as Soul Food and Men of Honor to the screen. Plus: director David E. Talbert, whose flicks include Mr. Right Now and Love in the Nick of Tyme.
colin-michael-dayAt 10 PM Olivia Wilder hangs with Colin Michael Day, who produced—and stars in—the much buzzed-about indie flick The Loneliest Road in America, which tells the story of a Colorado man on a road trip who “learns how to exploit women as a corporation would a resource.”


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Programming Highlights; June 24, 2010

Tune in to some great content from today on BlogTalkRadio.
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Today’s Programming Highlights:

gil-birmingham1On demand Gil Birmingham, who plays wheelchair-bound Billy Black in Twilight, is one spiritual guy. “The soul and essence of an individual isn’t determined by just their physicality,” he says to Artists on Demand—but adds, “Being in a wheelchair is a lot more comfortable than actually having to stand around for 12 hours.”

musiq-soulchildAt 1 PM Host Cyrus Webb grooves with R&B star Musiq Soulchild, whose 2002 album, Juslisen, debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard charts and went platinum, yielding the singles Halfcrazy and Dontchange. The 11-time Grammy nominee will fill us in on his upcoming projects.

queen-harrisonAt 7 PM Get Up Show host Chris LaMonica mixes it up with Queen Harrison, the NCAA champion hurdler from Virginia Tech who competed in the 2008 Summer Olyimpics in Beijng. Queen will fill us in on what’s coming up next in her stellar track career.

gloria-hendry2At 8 PM Gloria Hendry—who, long before Halle Berry mixed it up with Pierce Brosnan—made history as the first-ever African American female lead in a James Bond flick—drops in on Four Aces Network to look back at her film career, which included starring in Black Caesar and Savage Sisters.

talib-kweliAt 9 PM Host Tazz Daddy kicks it with rapper Talib Kweli, who put in a guest performance on the Kanye West single Get ‘Em High—and on Comedy Central’s Chappelle’s Show, with pal Mos Def. Talib will talk about rap diva Nicki Minaj, what he can’t stand about his fans and more.

charles-keating1At 11 PM Host Silas Kain gets up close and personal with Emmy winner Charles Keating, who’s perhaps best known for playing Carl Hutchins on Another World, while also gracing such soaps as Port Charles and All My Children—not to mention Broadway and the West End.

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Programming Highlights; June 14, 2010

Tune in to some great content from today on BlogTalkRadio.
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Today’s Programming Highlights:

 

blanche-lincolnToday at 2 PM Microbusiness Conversations host Dawn Rivers Baker goes one-on-one with U.S. Senator Blanche Lincoln (Ark.-D), who—after defeating the deep-pocketed Arkansas Lt. Governor Bill Halter in the primary—has come under fire from the Democratic party for her moderate stances.

 

patrick-labyorteaux-1 At 3 PM The NeverHood’s Ethan Tudor W hangs with Patrick Labyorteaux, who made his name playing Andy Garvey on Little House on the Prarie, and went on to star in JAG. Patrick will introduce us to his alter ego, C. Timmy Blake, host of Acting Good!

 

john-mccrea1Also at 3 PM Tomorrow Will Be Televised host Simon Apple trades bits with John McCrea, VP of marketing for social-networking powerhouse Plaxo, and founder of Tunerfish, a brand new “social discovery engine for TV, movies, and online video.”

 

pepperidge-farms-1 At 3 PM Fishful Thinking host Dr. Karen Reivich covers the belief in one’s self and how equipping kids with empowerment skills can give them the confidence to navigate the many challenges of life while working to achieve their goals and dreams.

 

kym-whitley At 6 PM Chris and Company’s Chris Bennett kicks it with the hilarious, talented, hilarious, luscious and (did we say?) hilarious Kym Whitley. Most recently seen in Black Dynamite, Kym will discuss joining the cast of Transformers 3, starring Shia LaBeouf and Patrick Dempsey.

 

matt-barnes-1At 7 PM Get Up Show host Chris LaMonica mixes it up with Orlando Magic forward Matt Barnes, who’ll soon become a free agent—and who’s engaged to Basketball Wives castmember Gloria Govan. Matt will weigh in on the NBA finals and fill us in on his new clothing line.

 

life-after-yesAlso at 7 PM Book Club Girl sits down with Aidan Donnelley Rowley to discuss her debut novel, Life After Yes, which tells the hope-filled story of a young woman dealing with the aftermath of her father’s death while struggling to commit to a future with her fiancé.

 

booboo-stewart2At 9 PM Artists on Demand hosts Ashleigh Cook and Megs Anderson howl at BooBoo Stewart, who plays Seth—son of werewolves Harry and Sue Clearwater—in The Twilight Saga: Eclipse, which opens June 30. BooBoo will tell us where he got his name, and how it feels to be part of a mega-hit series.

 

khiaAlso at 9 PM Mutha Knows host Mutha lets it all hang out with rap diva—and record producer—Khia Chambers, whose 2008 single My Neck, My Back (Lick It) became a top five hit in the U.K., while pushing her album to gold-selling status in the U.S.

 

stupidcancershow-6Also at 9 PM The Stupid Cancer Show host Matthew Zachary welcomes young adult survivors Daphne Cercado and Marisa Mir, along with Anna R.K. Franklin, medical director of the Adolescent & Young Adult program at the Children’s Cancer Hospital.

 

joe-danteAt 10 PM In their continuing Summer of 1985 series, the Movie Geeks sit down with director Joe Dante—who has also made Gremlins and Rock ‘n’ Roll High School—to discuss his entry into that stellar cinematic year: Explorers, starring Ethan Hawke and the late River Phoenix.

 

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Programming Highlights; June 11, 2010

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Today’s Programming Highlights:

 

pauly-shoreToday at 1 PM Pauly Shore drops in on host Robin Milling to plug his new mockumentary, Adopted, in which he ventures to Africa to “test-drive” kids. But in real life, the comic has no plans for a ready-made family. “I’d have to be really mature before I’d considered adopting,” he tells us.

 

nell-painter At 3 PM The C.O.W.S. host Sister Nefertari Merimut Nzingha goes one-on-one with Princeton University historian Nell Irvin Painter, author of the new book The History of White People, which The New York Times has called “monumental in sweep.”

 

brad-sellers At 6 PM Chris and Company gets busy with former Chicago Bull and Seattle Supersonic Brad Sellers, who’ll weigh in on the NBA playoffs, as well as fill us in on the community work he’s doing in his hometown of Warrenville Heights, Ohio.

 

natalin-avci At 7 PM Get Up Show host Chris LaMonica kicks it once again with Sports Illustrated model Natalin Avci. The tantalizing mannequin, who has appeared on HBOs’ Entourage, will tell us how it feels to be named one of FHM International’s sexiest ladies.

 

camile-sledge Also at 7 PM WDKK Radio host Darryl Williams hangs with Camille Sledge and Kristen Gabrielle, daughters of Sister Sledge’s Kathy and Debbie Sledge.The cousins will fill us in on SledgeGirl, their effort promoting positive self-images among young women, which launches June 17 in Philly.

 

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Programming Highlights; May 24, 2010

Tune in to some great content from today on BlogTalkRadio.
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Today’s Programming Highlights:

 

niecynash-scollerAt 1 PM Ask Mom RN’s Tamara Walker cuts loose with funny lady Niecy Nash, who sent us rolling in the aisles as Deputy Raineesha Williams on Reno 911!. The Clean House host will offer tips on finding the best—and cleanest—hotels for your family’s summer getaway.

 

pepperidge-farms-scroller-4 At 3 PM Host Dr. Karen Reivich takes an in-depth look at optimism, and how the Fishful Thinking program helps parents learn new ways to promote this virtue in their families, while creating an environment that fosters positive emotions and a belief in the power of possibility.

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