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Programming Highlights; July 20, 2010

tony-bennett1At noon Robin Milling flashes back to 1995, when she went one-on-one with Tony Bennett—who recounted a chilling tale of a crazed fan. “He was a demented person,” Tony told our host. “He said, ‘I have a sawed-off shotgun and when you come out of the backstage I’m going to shoot you.’”
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At 9 PM The Bottom Line Sports Show’s Gerald Brown kicks it with four-time NBA All-Star Shawn Marion of the Dallas Mavericks. Nicknamed “The Matrix” for his seemingly supernatural athleticism, Shawn will weigh in on the dream team that’s shaping up at his alma-mater team, The Heat.
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At 10 PM Olivia Wilder hangs with Matt Walton, who plays Elijah Clarke on One Life to Live, while also doing guest turns on series as Rescue Me and Royal Pains. Matt will chat about his duties for The Onion Sports Network, which is soon to be a Comedy Central series.
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At 8 PM 123 Film!’s Sam Heer welcomes Hollywood visual-effects master Stephen Rosenbaum, who has won Oscars for his work on Forrest Gump and Avatar. The 20-year veteran, now a visual effects pupervisor at Digital Domain, will discuss the state of his art form.
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At 4 PM Betty Jo Tucker and her Movie Addict Headquarters team reveal the results of their Ten Best Animated Films poll. Among the flicks in the running are Despicable Me (above), The Lion King, Chicken Run, Pinocchio, A Boy Named Charlie Brown and Monsters, Inc.
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At 3 PM Host Laura Lavigne gets up close and personal with motivational speaker Yossi Ghinsberg, the former Israeli soldier who, in 1981, surived three weeks alone in the uncharted Amazon jungle after being separated from his traveling companions.
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At 9 PM Icon Fetch host Tony Peters mixes it up with Krokus. The Swiss rockers, best known for hits like Screaming in the Night and Stayed Awake All Night, are back to their original lineup for the first time in 25 years, with a new album titled Hoodoo.
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At 2 PM Continuing her Gratitude Week series, which focuses on optimism, love and empowerment, Gab with the Gurus Connie Bennett sits down with Diana Kirschner, author of Love in 50 Days: The Essential Guide to Finding Your Own True Love.

*Please note that all show times are listed in EST time.

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Programming Highlights; June 24, 2010

Tune in to some great content from today on BlogTalkRadio.
*Please note that all show times are listed in EST time.
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; May 1, 2010

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

catherinebrown-scrollerAt noon Sin City Sessions’ Marq with a Q kicks it with Catherine Brown and Aubrey Fisher from VH1’s Rock of Love 2, who’ll update us on their current showbiz endeavors. Plus, the ladies share their thoughts on host Bret Michaels’ recovery from his April 21 brain hemorrhage.

anya-monzikova-scroller2Today at 4 PM Anya Monzikova, who last year appeared opposite Bruce Willis in Surrogates, heats up Movie Addict Headquarters with a discussion of her new flick, Iron Man 2—co-starring Robert Downey Jr. and Scarlett Johansson—which has earned $133 million since opening Friday.

kevin-brown-scrollerAt 6 PM Host Sharvette Mitchell gets busy with Kevin Brown, who plays Tracy Morgan’s right-hand man, Dot Com, on 30 Rock. The hit NBC sitcom, starring Tina Fey and Alec Barlwin, kicks off Season 5 this fall, and launches into syndication next year on Comedy Central. Continue reading

Programming Highlights; March 21, 2010

Tune in to some great content from today on BlogTalkRadio.
*Please note that all show times are listed in EST time.
Today’s Programming Highlights:

dude-for-christie2At 2 PM The One Ring welcomes Ted Nasmith, best known as an illustrator of J. R. R. Tolkien’s works, The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, and The Silmarillion.

 

 

sports-for-christieAlso at 2 PM Frankie the Sports Guy welcomes Martin Abramowitz, founding president and CEO of Jewish Major Leaguers, a non-profit organization focusing on American Jewish players in baseball, plus The Bloomberg Sports lead baseball analyst Jonah Kerri.

 

 

some-chick-for-christieAt 8 PM The Wheelhouse welcomes comedian Rachel Feinstein to the show to promote her upcoming Comedy Central Presents program, airing at the end of this month.

 

 

basketball-for-christieAt 9 PM The NBA Breakdown welcomes former basketball star Popeye Jones to talk about his playing days, plus his picks for March Madness, and a preview of the match-ups ahead.

 

 

chef-chick-for-christieAlso at 9 PM Olivia welcomes back Bravo’s Top Chef season 5 fan favorite Carla Hall, the chef and owner of Alchemy Caterers in Washington, D.C., to talk about how she balances the soul of the South with the refinement of French cuisine.

 

 

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Reno: 911 Actress Wendi McLendon-Covey on BlogTalkRadio

Dr. Blogstein welcomes another slew of amazing Tuesday night guests to BlogTalkRadio including actress Wendi McLendon-Covey.

wmc.jpgTonight at 9pm ET (click to listen), actress and comedienne Wendi McLendon-Covey joins the good Doctor and Dangerous Lee for an exclusive interview.

McLendon-Covey is known for her role as Deputy Clementine Johnson on Comedy Central’s Reno 911!, a role – the good Doctor tells us – which awarded her #10 on Maxim magazine’s TV’s Best Nymphos list. She’ll also be talking about Cops 4 Causes, a charity organization whose kick off party she’ll be hosting this Thursday.

bagoftoys.jpgAlso on the program, the band Bag of Toys helps celebrate this weekend’s unofficial beginning of summer and Jen Lancaster, author of “Such a Pretty Fat.”

Laugh it Up on BlogTalkRadio with Bil Dwyer and Jim Florentine

Two comic greats drop by BlogTalkRadio this week for a bit of fun and lots of laughs.

bildwyerTonight at 11pm, Caleb Jones welcomes Actor/Comedian Bil Dwyer for an exclusive interview. Bil hosted the latest version of “I’ve Got a Secret” on the Game Show Network. He’s also had a Comedy Central Stand-Up special and headlines clubs around the country. He appeared as a finalist on the most recent season of Last Comic Standing and appeared on VH1 Shows: I Love the ’90s, I Love the ’90s: Part Deux, I Love the ’70s, I Love the ’80s 3-D. He now plays a character on the Cartoon Network series “Out of Jimmy’s Head.”

And tomorrow at 4pm, Brett Cohen of World Talk LIVE welcomes comedian Jim Florentine back to BlogTalkRadio. Jim’s best known for his characters “Special Ed” and “Bobby Fletcher” from Comedy Central’s show Crank Yankers show. He’s also a Howard Stern regular and a co-host of Miserable Men on Sirius Satellite Radio’s Howard 101 with the Reverend Bob Levy and Shuli. Jim joins World Talk LIVE! again to promote his new CD, “Anger is a Gift.”

Crank Yanker and Comedian Jim Florentine

This has been one funny week on BlogTalkRadio. Today, comedian Jim Florentine stops by for an exclusive interview and will take your calls – if you dare.

special_edWorld Talk LIVE brings you the man best known for his characters “Special Ed” and “Bobby Fletcher” from Comedy Central’s show Crank Yankers. Today at 4pm ET, Jim will join Brett for a chat and to take your calls, although who knows what he’ll do to you. ;)

Jim Florentine He is also a frequent guest on The Howard Stern Show and a co-host of Miserable Men on Sirius Satellite Radio’s Howard 101 with the Reverend Bob Levy and Shuli.

His new project “Meet the Creeps” is a series of hidden-camera comedy DVDs that puts unsuspecting people in the cross hairs of comics like Jim.

Comedian Nick Di Paolo Launches BlogTalkRadio Show

Funnyman Nick Di Paolo appears on BlogTalkRadio twice today, once as a guest and once as a host. The debut of The Nick Di Paolo show airs at 2pm ET today!

Nick Di PaoloNick launches The Nick Di Paolo Show, a comedic take on today’s headline news and society in general today 2pm ET, no doubt in hilarious and edgy Di Paolo style.

Then later at 4pm ET, he’ll join Baker Radio for an exclusive interview.

Boston-grown Nick Di Paolo eventually made his way to New York where he found his seething, sarcastic style was welcomed with open arms by New York audiences.

His range has allowed him to perform on shows as tame as “The Tonight Show”, yet as edgy as HBO’s “Young Comedians Special.” He was twice nominated for an Emmy for his writing on “The Chris Rock Show.”

Television appearances have also included three half hour stand up specials of his own on Comedy Central, a regular for two years on “Tough Crowd with Collin Quinn,” and the Comedy Central Roasts of Denis Leary, Jeff Foxworthy and Pamela Anderson. Other television appearances include “News Radio”, and “The Sopranos.”