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SoundBits: NaVell Lee Leaves No Star Unsearched

If you’re ever in need of a daytime-drama guru, or a primetime-drama guru—or a movie or music or, really, any kind of entertainment guru— NaVell Lee is your man. And as creator of Buzzworthy Radio, he never fails to do that title proud. Be it The Bachelor‘s Chris Harrison, The Young and the Restless‘ Christel Khalil, As the World Turns‘ Judi Evans, The Vampire Diaries‘ Michael Trevino or Access Hollywood‘s Shaun Robinson, virtually every celeb who drops in on NaVell can be assured that our host possesses unparalleled, up-to-the-minute knowledge of the career at hand. But to those who know him, that will come as no surprise. For the Penns Grove, N.J., resident is also a veteran entertainer himself, who currently stars as Emmett Spector on the long-running online radio soap Scripts & Scruples, and has previously appeared in stage productions of The Music Man and South Pacific. Now let’s get this enchanted evening started…

Na'Vell: All credentialed up for Daytime Emmy coverage.

NaVell: All credentialed up for last summer's Daytime Emmy coverage.

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If, like countless fans, you never get to see your favorite stars up close and personal, be sure to check out Buzzworthy Radio— where we regularly bring you in-depth interviews with those very same celebs.

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‘The Bachelor’ Host Chris Harrison: No Fan of VH1’s ‘Blatant Ripoff,’ ‘Flavor of Love’

There’s scant love lost between The Bachelor host Chris Harrison and those producers who abandoned his hit reality series – only to create Flavor of Love at a competing network.

Interviewed on Buzzworthy Radio, Chris says the defections of certain staffers from ABC’s Bachelor, which debuted in 2002, over to VH1’s original Love show, which bowed in 2006, was the source of significant strife.

CAPTION: "There were so many rip-offs that the whole genre was watered down," Chris (above) tells us of VH1 and other net's foray into "Bachelor" territory.

"There were so many ripoffs that the whole genre was watered down," Chris (above) tells us of VH1 and other net's foray into "Bachelor" territory.

“VH1 has sort of copied [The Bachelor] format with Flavor of Love, Rock of Love, all the Loves,” says host Matthew Preston. “What do you think of all the other kind of copy shows out there?” Continue reading