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Sci-fi Queen Jeri Ryan, Psychic Lisa Williams and NHL Hall of Famer Rod Langway Today on BlogTalkRadio

jeri-ryan8Jeri Ryan: The star of ABC’s Body of Proof reflects on her legacy as liberated Borg Seven of Nine on Star Trek: Voyager. “It’s kind of cool,” she tells Mr. Media host Bob Andelman. “But being in Mortal Kombat is infinitely more cool. It ups my cred with my teenage son’s friends about tenfold!”

lisa-williams6aaLisa Williams: BTR’s favorite celebrity psychic, the bestselling author of Life Among the Dead and star of the Lifetime show of the same name, sits down with VividLife Radio host Rose-Anne Kumpunen to fill us in on her new audio CD and her latest book, Survival of the Soul, while taking listener calls.

terrance-deanTerrance Dean: The former MTV producer, who worked with such A-listers as Spike Lee and Keenan Ivory Wayans before founding Men’s Empowerment and penning the best-seller Reclaim Your Power! chats with E.R. Radio’s Cutty Shark about his latest book, Hiding In Hip-Hop: On the Down Low in the Entertainment Industry—from Music to Hollywood.

rod-langwayRod Langway: The former NHL defenseman, who played for the Canadiens and Capitals—and was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 2002—stops by Japers Rink Radio to chat with hosts Stephen Pepper and Russell Waxman about the NBC Sports & Versus telecast of the Stanley Cup playoffs.

sebastian-felix5Sebastian Felix: The Bash frontman, who “picked up a guitar at age 11 and never put it down,” returns to Fightin’ Words Radio to chat with host Bobby Carroll about changes being made to the band, and about the tracks he’s writing for its fourth album.

jennifer-mcleanJennifer McLean: The former marketing exec, who went on to pen The Credibility Factor, sits down with Gab with the Gurus host Connie Bennet to fill us in on her Healing with the Masters teleseminar, which also features Wayne Dyer, James Redfield, Dan Millman, Iyanla Vanzant and Michael Bernard Beckwith.

Liz Taylor Remembered By Pal Joan Steiger, New Wave Icon Thomas Dolby and Genealogist Megan Smolenyak Today on BlogTalkRadio

elizabeth-tyalor6Elizabeth Taylor: 1932-2011: Rod Steiger’s widow Joan, who stood in for Liz Tayor on the set of Butterfield 8, and developed a lifelong friendship with the screen siren, joins Movie Addict Headquarters hosts Betty Jo Tucker and Jazz Shaw for a tribute to the 2-time Oscar winner, who passed away Wednesday in Los Angeles at age 79.

thomas-dolby7Thomas Dolby: The British new wave icon, whose 1982 single She Blinded Me with Science cracked the Top 10, sits down with Icon Fetch host Tony Peters to chat about his new EP, Ocenea, which is a preview of his full-length album, A Map of the Floating City, due to drop  the summer.

megan-smolenyakMegan Smolenyak: The genealogist known for tracing Barack Obama’s roots to Ireland, and discovering that Rev. Al Sharpton’s great-grandfather had been owned by relatives of Strom Thurmond, chats with GeneaBloggers host Thomas MacEntee about her role on the NBC geneology series Who Do You Think You Are?.

jeff-russakowJeff Russakow: Yahoo!’s senior vice president of customer advocacy, who previously for security, storage and systems management leader Symantec, sits down with Execs in the Know host Chad McDaniel to discuss the rapidly growing importance of customer voice.

thomas-vitaleThomas Vitale: Syfy’s executive vice president of original movies drops in on Tomorrow Will Be Televised host Simon Applebaum to discuss the network’s upcoming offerings. Comcast entertainment services vice president Diana Kerekes.

joe-posnanskiJoe Posnanski
: The Sports Illustrated senior writer, who formerly worked as a sports columnist for The Kansas City Star—where he was twice named America’s Best Sports Columnist by the AP—to discuss the 2011 baseball season, which gets under way next week.

‘My Life As Liz’ Star Liz Lee and ‘The Peacemaker: L.A. Gang Wars’ Star Malik Spellman Today on BlogTalkRadio

liz-leeLiz Lee: The My Life as Liz star stops by her favorite radio show—Somewhere in Vegas—to hang with host Marq with a Q while chatting about Season 2 of her hit MTV series, which gets under way Feb. 8, and about her new comedy album, Lady Ha Ha.

malik-spellmanMalik Spellman: The gang mediator for A&E’s reality series The Peacemaker: L.A. Gang Wars—which is produced by Ice T—chats with Real Talk’s Michael McFadden about putting on a bulletproof vest to go to work, then spending the rest of his day making sure no one shoots anyone.

wally-brysonWally Bryson: The Raspberries guitarist, who—with frontman Eric Carmen—co-wrote the band’s 1972 hit, Go All the Way, sits down with Icon Fetch host Tony Peters to fill us in on his latest musical venture, the Bryson Group, featuring son Jesse Bryson, and that group’s new CD, Dry.

jesse-palmerJesse Palmer: The former NFL quarterback, who’s now a college football analyst for ESPN, drops in on Ask Mom RN host Tamara Walker to chat about his “Bowl Game” promotion for charity. Plus: Dr. Michelle May, author of Am I Hungry? What to Do When Diets Don’t Work.

jacob-arbackJacob Arback: The CEO of MUSL-TV, which focuses on physical competition and culture, stops by Tomorrow Will Be Televised to chat with host Simon Applebaum about what to expect on the new cable net. Plus: Anna Fricke and Jeremy Carver, creators of the Syfy series Being Human.

VeggieTales Creator Phil Vischer, ‘Deep End of the Ocean’ Author Jacquelyn Mitchard and More Today on BlogTalkRadio

phil-vischer-2Phil Vischer: The creator of the computer-animated VeggieTales DVD series for kids—which has sold more than 60 million copies—drops in on Ask Mom RN’s Tamara Walker to discuss his current venture, Jellyfish Labs, and his work in the field of Christian filmmaking.

jacquelyn-mitchard1Jacquelyn Mitchard: The author whose first novel, The Deep End of the Ocean, was named one of the 10 most influential books of the past 25 years—second only to the Harry Potter series—chats with Diva Toolbox Radio’s Janet Powers about its sequel, No Time to Wave Goodbye.

stacie-turnerStacie Turner: The Real Housewives of D.C. cast member, who was born into foster care and went on to become a marketing veep at BET and found her own real estate firm, drops in on Wealthy Sistas host Deborah Hardnett to discuss the secrets of her success.

diem-brown1Diem Brown: The 25-year-old contestant on MTV’s Fresh Meat who’s battling ovarian cancer joins acute myeloid leukemia survivor—and 2010 Project Runway contestant—Lenka Dayrit, along with Crawl for Cancer founder Samantha Green on The Stupid Cancer Show.

sap-servicesEnterprise Solutions: The German tech giant, which makes enterprise software for business the world over, debuts SAPServices Radio. In this maiden edition, SAP experts Mike Myers and Tom DiAntonio cover top concerns from SAP customers, including product support and connectivity.

deon-taylorDeon Taylor: Jamie Foxx’s partner in No Brainer, a production company working on a pilot for NBC and on a horror anthology series, stops in to talk with Tomorrow Will Be Televised host Simon Applebaum about the Oscar winner’s first foray into TV as a producer.

ellis-marasallisEllis Marsalis: The legendary New Orleans jazz pianist—who, along with sons Wynton, Branford, Jason and Ellis Marsalis III, will be honored in January at New York’s Lincoln Center with a 2011 NEA Jazz Masters Award—chats with Jazzin Em Up’s Cres O’Neal about his musical dynasty.

Daily Highlights: Wednesday October 13, 2010

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In honor of Paul Simon’s 69th birthday—today—Milling About host Robin Milling unspools a never-before-aired 1986 interview with the music legend. “The songs emerge,” he said of his creative powers. “Seldom do they sort of pop. They slowly reveal themselves.”
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Life After Dusk host Cedric Collier hangs with Nick (son of Hulk) Hogan who made his name on the VH1 reality series Hogan Knows Best. Nick will chat about getting his life back on track after his 2007 car crash—which landed him in jail for 6 months.

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Film Festival Radio host Janice Malone goes on-one-one with Boris Kodjoe, who stars as CIA operative Steven Bloom on J.J. AbramsUndercovers, which debuted last month on NBC. The hottie actor will chat about how he landed that plum role.
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Talking Smooth Jazz’s Terri Scott grooves with bassist Stanley Clarke, a virtuoso performer and composer in his own right, who has also scored a host of TV series and feature films. Stanley will sample tracks from his latest album, The Stanley Clarke Band.
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Former House Speaker—and To Save America author—Newt Gingrich is keeping the door open on a bid for Barack Obama’s job. “I don’t know quite what we’ll do,” he tells AACONS host Marie Stroughter. “We’ll decide probably next March.”
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Talk Entertainment kicks it with Vinny Foti from the MTV’s Fresh Meat 2, who’s now on Challenge Cut Throat. The reality sex symbol will dish about upcoming drama on the show, while taking questions about his personal life.

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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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Weekly Best: September 20, 2010

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Faith Evans could be sentenced to 6 months in the slammer if convicted on two counts of DUI. But the Grammy-winning widow of Notorious B.I.G. isn’t worried. “I’m not sure what the outcome is gonna be,” she told host Mutha. “But it can’t be anything too serious.”
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In a comical case of art imitating reality, Parvesh Cheena, star of NBC’s Outsourced—which has drawn fire for promoting South Asian stereotypes —survived a telemarketing  job by lying. “I would often bend the truth about what we were selling,” he told host Janice Malone.
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Marlo Thomas, whose new memoir, Growing Up Laughing, hits the shelves Sept. 28, reflected on her (subconscious) reasons for tying the knot with Phil Donahue 30 years ago. “I didn’t realize until after I married him that he is my father,” the still-sexy-at- 72 icon told host Robin Milling.
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Harlem Globetrotters legend Meadowlark Lemon —whose new book is titled Trust Your Next Shot —recalled being inspired by the team at age 11. “When I got home, I realized I had no place to play, so I made my own basket out of a coat hanger and an old onion sack for my net.” he told Conservative Moms.
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All Girl Talk Radio whooped it up with Terri J. Vaughn, who first captured our hearts as Lovita Alizay Jenkins Robinson on The Steve Harvey Show. The wife of former Chicago Bear Karon Riley talked up her role on Tyler Perry’s Meet the Browns.
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Host Timothy Hodge gets 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, will sample their latest track, Words.

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