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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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Weekly Best: October 11, 2010

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Harry Hamlin—whose new reality series, Harry Loves Lisa, bowed last week—reveals what went wrong during the Oct. 4 robbery at his L.A. clothing store. “There were no police there,” he tells Robin Milling, “because the alarm company called the wrong police department!”

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Conversations of a Spirited Actor’s Tracey Moore gives it up for Daphne Reid who played Will Smith’s mom, Vivian Banks, on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. The actress will chat about her acting career, which has included guest turns on series ranging from The A Team to Sister, Sister.

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Laurent Bouzereau, the most prolific “making-of” documentary filmmaker on the planet—who has produced more than 150 companion features for the VHS and DVD releases of flicks ranging from Rope to A.I.—chats with Mr. Media about his new book Hitchcock, Piece by Piece.

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Film Festival Radio’s Janice Malone cuts loose with the outrageous Judah Friedlander, who plays Frank Rossitano on 30 Rock, and has graced the big screen in hits like Zoolander and The Wrestler Plus: Scott Hallock and Kevin Healey, creators of the Syfy reality series Scare Tactics.

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Bob “Mr. Media” Andelman mixes it up with Ryan McPartlin, who previously starred as the much younger beau of Fran Drescher on the short-lived sitcom Living with Fran and now plays Devon “Captain Awesome” Woodcomb on the hit NBC action-comedy series Chuck.

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The Stupid Cancer Show hosts Matthew Zachary and Lisa Bernhard welcome Seventh Generation blogger Beth Arky, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute’s Environmental Health Trust founder Devra Davis, and Happiest Baby on the Block author Dr. Harvey Karp.

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Daily Highlights: Thursday; October 7, 2010

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Keeping It Reel host Tim Gordon peeks into the ego of Edward Norton. “There’s no chase scenes, no weapons,” he says of his new film, Stone. “The drama comes from this corkscrewing tension that evolves only in conversation. So if you’re an actor, it’s like, At last I matter!”
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AACONS’s Marie Stroughter once again welcomes To Save America author Newt Gingrich. The former House Speaker will discuss his Strategy Memo to GOP candidates—outlining what he calls the “closing argument” they can use 30 days out to win votes in the midterm elections.
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Bob “Mr. Media” Andelman cuts loose with Keith Powell, who plays the straight-laced writer Toofer on NBC’s 30 Rock. The NYU Tisch School grad —who’s also founder of the Contemporary Stage Company—will dish about what’s coming up on his Emmy-winning comedy.
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Positivley Incorrect’s Scott Cluthe sits down with MP (that’s Member of Parliament to you Yanks) Michael Meacher, one of the longest serving ministers in Tony Blair’s Labour party. A longtime environmental advocate, too, Michael will discuss the global threat of climate change.
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Paula Begoun and her Cosmetics Cop team dedicate an entire show to taking care of all skin-care, hair-care and makeup questions. Call in with your most pressing beauty concerns and get expert advice, plus free Paula’s Choice products selected by our host to meet your needs.

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Romance Radio’s Cathy Maxwell welcomes best-selling author Elizabeth Boyle, whose new book is titled Mad About Duke. The Widows of Standon historical romance tells the story of a young woman who employs an incognito duke to help her land a titled second husband.

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Daily Highlights: Monday; October 4, 2010

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Mr. Media gets busy with Yvonne Strahovski, who plays Sarah Walker on Chuck. The Australian-born beauty (who’s of Polish descent) will chat about what’s coming up on the NBC series, and about her role opposite Bobby De Niro and Clive Owen in the big-screen flick, The Killer Elite.
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Ask Mom RN host Tamara Walker gets down to brass tacks with carpenter Carter Oosterhouse (try saying that 3 times fast), host of the HGTV series Carter Can. The hunky builder will talk about teaming up with Lowe’s to promote energy-saving technologies.
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Stardish Radio’s Jo Ann Kubasek sits down with former WWE Diva Stacy Keibler who’s appeared in such flicks as True Lies and The Firm, and recently wrapped Dyfunctional Friends. Stacy will preview her guest turn on tonight’s episode of NBC’s Chuck.
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Comedian Stevie Mack gives it up for Andres “Dres” Titus, half of the alternative hip-hop group Black Sheep, who charted in the ‘90s with tracks like Strobelite Honey and The Choice Is Yours. Dres will fill us in on his latest EP, From The Black Pool of Genius.
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Variety Topics host Sonia Fitch gets up close and personal with Fox News Channel legal analyst— and Bill O’Reilly’s sparring partner in his weekly “Is It Legal?” segment—Lis Wiehl, who’ll chat about her latest thriller (authored with April Henry), titled Face of Betrayal.
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The Stupid Cancer Show’s Matthew Zachary and Lisa Bernhard welcome Meghan Rogers, president of the National Collegiate Cancer Foundation, Kay Cofrancesco, director of advocacy relations for the Lung Cancer Alliance, and Beth Stern, executive director of the LUNGevity Foundation.

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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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Daily HighlightsTuesday; September 28, 2010

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Icon Fetch’s Tony Peters rocks out with Tom Johnston, who co-founded The Doobie Brothers in 1970—and who’d crank out hits like China Grove, Listen to the Music and Long Train Runnin. The frontman will chat about the band’s new album, World Gone Crazy, which drops today.
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Bob “Mr. Media” Andelman sits down with MSNBC political analyst Lawrence O’Donnell, who won an Emmy for his work as a producer on NBC’s The West Wing. The Dem of many talents will fill us in on his new MSNBC show, The Last Word, which bowed last night.
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Movie Addict Headquarters’s Betty Jo Tucker grooves with filmmaker Roger Ross Williams, whose 2009 Music by Prudence—about an impoverished and severely disabled Zimbabwean singer-songwriter—bagged an Oscar for Best Documentary.
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The Bottom Line Sports Show hangs with former NFL wide receiver Matthew Hatchette, who played for the Vikings and Jets—before taking up acting. Having done guest turns on How I Met Your Mother and Boston Legal, Matthew’s now moving to the big screen, in Stonerville.

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FMMK Talk Radio host Johnny Tan gets up close and personal with Kathleen Koch, who spent 18 years as a CNN White House correspondent. The Peabody Award winner will discuss her new book, How My Mississippi Hometown Lost It All and Found What Mattered.
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AACONS’ Marie Stroughter goes one-on-one with political commentator David (brother of Rush) Limbaugh, whose new book, Crimes Against Liberty and Tyranny: An Indictment of President Barack Obama, probably won’t make it into the Obama Presidential Library.

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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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Daily Highlights: Friday; September 24, 2010

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The wOw Effect’s Christine Hohlbaum mozies up to country music star Rosanne Cash, who first charted in 1981 with Seven Year Ache, before snagging a Grammy in 1985 for I Don’t Know Why You Don’t Want Me. Rosanne chats about her new memoir, Composed.
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Film Festival Radio’s Janice Malone tells the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth when Karen Mills-Francis—whose syndicated TV show, Judge Karen’s Court, is back by popular demand—stops by. Her Honor will chat about her new book, Stay in Your Lane.
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Bob “Mr. Media” Andelman goes one-on-one with Zeljko Ivanek, who snagged an Emmy for playing Ray Fiske opposite Glenn Close on Damages. The Slovanian-born actor will fill us in on his role as CIA Director Blake Sterling on NBC’s The Event, which bowed Monday.
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Jazzin Em Up’s Cres O’Neal swings with saxophonist Walter Beasley, who has collaborated with such R&B stars as Brian McKnight, Stephanie Mills, while gigging with jazz legends like Dexter Gordon and Art Blakey. Walter will sample his new live CD, In the Groove.
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Icon Fetch host Tony Peter sits down with Hollywood music supervisor Gary Calamar, who oversees the scores of True Blood, House and Dexter. Gary will chat about his new book Record Store Days: From Vinyl to Digital and Back Again.
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Tomorrow Will Be Televised’s Simon Applebaum cranks up the AC for sitcom writer-producer Suzanne Martin, who won 2 Emmys for her work on Frasier before creating the hit TV Land series Hot in Cleveland, starring Valerie Bertinelli.

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