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Weekly Best: Friday; September 27, 2010

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Prolific TV writer-producer Stephen J. Cannell has passed away. But despite 4 decades of success— and a 9-figure fortune—he strove to raise good kids. “You want them to be hard workers and care about other people’s feelings,” he told Shawn Daily of The Daily Mix just last year, “and not become Hollywood brats.”
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In 1987, well before he signed a deal to develop a show about nothing, Jerry Seinfeld had nothing but the highest of standards in mind for such a sitcom. “I have no desire to be part of most of the crap you see on TV, just so I could say, ‘Hey, I got a TV show!’” he told host Robin Milling.
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More than a year after Patrick Swayze passed away, his wife, Lisa Niemi,  still shudders at how the tabs fabricated tales of his condition: “They were showing photos of his father and sister’s grave with an arrow pointing to where Patrick wanted to be buried—which was not true, she told Matthew Zachary and Lisa Bernhard of The Stupid Cancer Show.
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Six-time Grammy champ John Legend chatted about the track he wrote for the new docu Waiting for “Superman,” titled Shine. “It was inspired by the stories of the kids in the film,” he told FilmGordon Radio. “Their future is determined in some ways by a lottery that picks which school they get to go to.”
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Host Timothy Hodge got busy with budding pop stars Savannah and Amanda Burhoe, aka Savvy & Mandy. The delightful Radio Disney duo, whose debut single, Waiting for Heartbreak, was featured on MTV’s Newport Harbor, sampled their latest track, Words.
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Film Festival Radio’s Janice Malone kicked it with Regina Hall, who plays Evelyn Price on Law & Order: Los Angeles—and who’s addicted to Oxygen’s true-crime series Snapped: “I can watch episode after episode. Five in a row. It’s not like you’re crazy, but you are like WHOA!”

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Daily Highlights: Thursday; September 28, 2010

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Keeping It Reel host Tim Gordon kicks it with 6-time Grammy winner John Legend, who contributed a track to the critically-acclaimed family documentary Waiting for “Superman”, which opened Friday on New York and L.A. Plus: Director Davis Guggenheim.
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Women on the Move’s Leslie Harris dishes with Deborah Gregory, author of the best-selling Cheetah Girls novels, which spawned the hit Disney Channel flicks, and the girl group featuring Adrienne Bailon, Sabrina Bryan and Kiely Williams.
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Film Festival Radio’s Janice Malone whoops it up with Scott Adsit, who plays Pete Hornberger on NBC’s 30 Rock. A seasoned improv performer from Chicago’s Second City, Scott has also done guest turns on such shows as Friends and Curb Your Enthusiasm.
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MZN Promotions host Ravenda Dallah hangs with Geffen recording artist Ray “Ray-L” Lavender, who recently competed for Omarosa’s hand on Donald Trump’s Ultimate Merger. The Akon-produced crooner will chat about his upcoming album, X-Rayted.
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American Heroes Radio’s Raymond Foster sits down with Art Adkins of the Gainesville, Fla., Police Department, who moonlights as a novelist. The law-enforcement vet will chat about his sophomore offering, Power Grid, a thriller once again featuring Slade Lockwood.
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EnergyTwist hosts Energy and Sister Cee give it up for The Persuaders, who charted during the ‘70s with hits like Thin Line Between Love & Hate and Some Guys Have All The Luck. The R&B legends will fill us in on their ever-booming career.

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Programming Highlights; July 21, 2010

cara-zavaleta-1Sin City Sessions host Marq with a Q gets up close and personal with Cara Zavaleta, whose role on MTV’s Road Rules led to her becoming a Playboy Playmate—which in turn helped her land a starring role on the HDNet travel show Get Out! (On demand.)
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At 8 PM The Final Word’s JayReelz and J.D. get busy with Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antwaan Randle El, who’ll weigh in on his team’s suspension of quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, which sprang from sexual-assault charges against him by a 20-year-old college student.


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At 8 PM We All Be News welcomes investigative reporter Jerry Mitchell, whose work helping reopen Civil Rights Era cold cases was portrayed in the 1996 film—about the murder of Medgar EversGhosts of Mississippi. Jerry will discuss Willie McGee and other cases that merit “thawing out.”
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At 4 PM Bish Talk Radio host Bre Sylvia kicks it with Vaughn “Mr. Everything” Anthony, whose older brother is R&B superstar John Legend. A budding R&B, funk and soul force in his own right, Vaughn will sample his latest tracks, including She Loves Me Not and In Your Shoes.
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At 2 PM Gab with the Gurus Connie Bennett continues her Gratitude Week series, which focuses on optimism, love and empowerment, by sitting down with Rightsizing Your Life author Ciji Ware—who has been keeping her own “Gratitude List” for 2679 days.
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At 6 PM Chris and Company’s Chris Bennett hangs with Cleveland native Antoinne McKinney, founder of Young A.D.U.L.T.S. (Adolescents Do Understand Life, Truth and Sex), which helps people ages 13 to 25 get on the road to adulthood by providing support, scholarships and other resources.
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At 7 PM E2 Radio welcomes Mark Egan, CIO of virtualization leader VMware, and Fredric Paul, editor-in-chief of EnterpriseEfficiency.com, for a discussion on how virtualization can add value to enterprise IT in the data center, on the server, and on the desktop.
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At 11:30 AM Around the Water Cooler host Jonathan Hall talks with Cynthia Nelson, the Chief Operating Officer of Todobebe, a global media company that’s launching Más Con Menos, which is devoted to helping Hispanic moms get more out of life with less time, money and energy.

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