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Rashida Jones, star of Celeste and Jesse Forever, stops by to talk about the film, friendships and relationships. Jones and co-writer/star Will McCormack talk about their experiences in front of and behind the camera. Tune in here.

Snoop Dogg drops in on the Callywood Nation to speak about his summer football camp for inner city youth. Recently Snoop announced a new documentary alongside his upcoming studio album entitled Reincarnated and he is set to headline the Oshega Festival in Canada this summer. Tune in here.

Legendary singer/songwriter/comedian Weird Al will be dropping by Somewhere in Vegas to talk about his upcoming tour and his new album Alpocalypse. Tune in here.

Olympic gold medalist, Dominique Moceanu, joins Artists On Demand to talk about her new book Off Balance, growing up in gymnastics, and her thoughts on the 2012 U.S. gymnastics team. Tune in here.

Mike Michalowicz, Business Rescue segment host for MSNBC’s Your Business. The Wall Street Journal‘s small-business columnist, frequent contributor to Entrepreneur Magazine & best-selling author, shares his secrets to success! Tune in here.

Hear from actor Nelsan Ellis of the hit HBO show, True Blood as he talks about his experiences on the set and what being on the show has meant for his career. Tune in here.

Mary Ann Esposito, host of Ciao Italia, now in its 23rd season on PBS, and author of 12 cookbooks, including her newest, Ciao Italia Family Classics, visits with Olivia Wilder to talk about everyone’s favorite, Italian food. Tune in here.

Join NFOTUSA Soldiers Speak Radio this week as they welcome the award-winning pop music singer and songwriter, Shaun Canon. Tune in here.

HGTV’s Secrets from a Stylist, Emily Henderson talks about her collecting rules, her style diagnostic, and how her husband deals with her ‘fostering’ furnishings habit. Tune in here.

World Footprints discovers the wonderful world of Jack Hanna’s animals when the dynamic television host joins the show to talk about his work in Namibia, the Columbus Zoo and The Wilds. Tune in here.

Michael Reagan, Pop Star Tiffany, Olympic Champ Angelo Taylor and More Today on BlogTalkRadio

michael-reaganMichael Reagan: The former nationally-syndicated Radio America host—whose adoptive dad was our nation’s 40th president—stops by Political Vindication Radio to discuss his new book, The New Reagan Revolution: How Ronald Reagan’s Principles Can Restore America’s Greatness.

tiffanyTiffany: The pop singer—who, at age 15, became the youngest female artist ever to have a No. 1 debut album—stops by Buzzworthy Radio to chat with host NaVell Lee about her upcoming Syfy flick Mega Python vs. Gatoroid, co-starring fellow teen idol Deborah Gibson.

angelo-taylor1Angelo Taylor: The 2007 World Champion hudrler—who won 1 gold medal at the 2000 Olympics in Sydney and another 2 at the 2008 games in Beijng—stops by the Get Up Show during host Chris LaMonica’s “Month of the Hurdler” series to chat about the 2012 games in London.

richard-rushfieldRichard Rushfield: The author of the new book American Idol: The Untold Story chats about a pastor’s wife who raised cash for wannabe contestants on the Fox reality show. “This woman, Leesa Bellesi, claimed while she was recuperating from a surgery that she got a call from God that she says told her to go backstage to American Idol,” he tells host Milling About host Robin Milling.

john-sealeJohn Seale: The Aussie cinematographer, who shot such acclaimed flicks as Children of a Lesser God, Dead Poets Society, The English Patient and Prince of Persia, chats with 123 Film! host Sam Heer about his latest production, The Tourist, starring Angelina Jolie and Johnny Depp.

sunshine-andersonSunshine Anderson: The North Carolina-born R&B diva—whose debut album, Your Woman, debuted at No. 2 and yielded the hit single Heard It All Before—stops by The Mutha Knows Show to chat with host Mutha about her new album, The Sun Shines Again.

phil-vischer-2Phil Vishner: The creator of the computer-animated VeggieTales DVD series for kids—which has sold more than 60 million copies—drops in on Christian Devotions host Scott McCausey to discuss his current venture, Jellyfish Labs, and his work in the field of Christian filmmaking.

‘The Game’ Star Wendy Raquel Robinson and Olympic Figure-Skating Gold Medalist Brian Boitano Today on BlogTalkRadio

wendyrobinsonWendy Raquel Robinson: The actress who made her name as principal Regina Grier on The Steve Harvey Show before landing on the BET dramedy The Game drops in on That’s Entertainment’s Tammy Jones-Gibbs to fill us in on her Amazing Grace Conservatory theatrical progam for kids.

brian-boitanoBrian Boitano: The former World Figure Skating Champion, who won a gold medal at the 1988 Winter Olympic Games in Calgary, stops by to fill Film Festival Radio host Janice Malone in on his Dec. 26 NBC special, Brian Boitano’s Skating Spectacular.

gil-gerardGil Gerard: The actor who set countless female hearts aflutter as the star of Buck Rogers in the 25th Century drops in on host Olivia Wilder to fill us in on his upcoming screen projects, including the TV flicks Buck Rogers Begins and The Lost Valentine.

the-escorts1The Legendary Escorts: The ‘70s R&B trio—Reginald Hayes, Bill Martin and LaGrant Harris—who made musical history by recording their debut album, All We Need Is Another Chance, while doing time in prison, drop in to chat with EnergyTwist’s Energy and Sister Cee about their storied career.

Angelina Jolie, Olympic Hurdler David Oliver and Rapper Lin Que Today on BlogTalkRadio

angelina-jolie2Angelina Jolie: The Oscar winner dishes about her new flick, The Tourist—and about her equally talented and glamorous co-star, Johnny Depp. “Working with Johnny is no pressure. I work with Brad!” Angelina quips to Keeping It Reel host Tim Gordon. “I had never met Johnny, but I liked his films and you can tell from watching his films that he’s a really good guy.”

david-oliver4David Oliver: The three-time U.S. hurdling champion, who snagged a bronze medal at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, stops by the Get Up Show to fill host Chris LaMonica in on how he’s prepping for the 2011 World Championships and the 2012 Olympic Games in London.

lin-queLin Que: The We Are the Girl Movement founder—whose 2009 single Suga-Coated featured fellow female MCs Mala Reignz, Knewdles and Bless Roxwell—stops by The African History Network Show to chat about her days as a member of hip-hop act X Clan, and about her latest CD, Planet of Dreams.

john-walmsley2Jon Walmsley: The British-born actor who played Jason on The Waltons—who has since become a world-class guitarist and vocalist, gigging with A-listers like Roger Daltry and Michael McDonald—drops in on PSI-FI Para-Radio’s Donna Stewart to chat about his band, The U.K. Beat.

blue-magicBlue Magic: The Philly-based R&B quintet—who charted during the ‘70s with hits like Sideshow, Three Ring Circus and Stop to Start—drop in on EnergyTwist to chat with hosts Energy and Sister Cee about their storied career and upcoming projects.

Jennifer Williams of VH1′s ‘Basketball Wives,’ ‘As The World Turns’ Star Van Hansis, Boxing Champ Andre Berto and More Today on BlogTalkRadio

jennifer-williams2Jennifer Williams: The wife former San Antonio Spur Eric Williams—who recently ripped fellow NBA spouse Erin Barry for getting cozy with Eva Longoria’s soon-to-be ex-hubby Tony Parker—weighs in on infidelity in the league. “People don’t respect the institution of marriage anymore,” the Basketball Wives star tells The NBA Breakdown hosts Audley Stephenson and Dave Mendonca. “They just kind of take the vows and what happens happens.”

vanm-hansisVan Hansis: The As the World Turns star stops by BlazinRy to talk with host Ryan Holmes about his new big-screen thriller, Occupant, which tells the story of a 25-year-old man who must lock himself in his late grandma’s huge Manhattan apartment for 12 days before taking ownership.

esheMontsho Eshe: The singer-songwriter from two-time Grammy-winning hip-hop group Arrested Development—who scored such Top 10 hits as Tennessee, People Everyday and Mr. Wendal—stops by Speak Your Damn Mind! Celebrity Radio to fill us in on her upcoming solo project.

andre-bertoAndre Berto: The boxer who represented Haiti at the ‘04 Summer Olympics—before going on to win the WBC welterweight championship—drops in on Women on the Move host Leslie Harris to discuss his recent TKO of Freddy Hernandez, and his next possible contender, Selcuk Aydin.

felice-barton1Felicia Barton: The American Idol Season 8 semi-finalist drops in on OP2 Talk host Bill Crespo to discuss how she juggles being a mom while continuing to pursue her pop-music career, which includes the new singles, Magic Carpet, Foolish About Your Love and Lost Words.

Intel’s Peter Biddle, Russell Crowe, Sasha Cohen and More: BlogTalkRadio’s Weekly Highlights

peter-biddlePeter Biddle: Intel’s general manager, who leads the tech giant’s AppUp Products and Services Group, kicks off the maiden edition of Atom Mashing Radio with a visit from Gaikai.com’s David Perry, who’ll update us on the hottest gaming news.

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Russell Crowe: The Oscar champ—whose new flick, The Next Three Days, tells the story of a husband whose wife is accused of murder—weighs in on his commitment to real-life spouse Danielle Spencer. “I would do anything for my wife,” he tells Keeping It Reel host Tim Gordon.

sasha-cohenSasha Cohen: Three-time world champion figure skater—who snagged a silver medal at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin, Italy—stops by Film Festival Radio to fill host Janice Malone in on the 2-hour Cold-EEZE Improv Ice show, airing today at 4pm ET on NBC.

ben-gordonBen Gordon: The British-American NBA guard chills with The NBA Breakdown’s Audley Stephenson and Dave Mendonca while chatting about his sharp-shooting days with the Bulls, and the Pistons’ meltdown last season—and what his current team has to do now to get back on track.

jerry-trainorJerry Trainor: The actor who plays Spencer Shay on iCarly—and whose character squares off against guest star Jack Black on tonight’s episode of the Nick series, titled iStart A Fan War—joins Tomorrow Will Be Televised host Simon Applebaum live from the campus of New York University.

alana-stewart1Alana Stewart: The ex-wife of George Hamilton and Rod Stewart, who paid tribute to the late Farrah Fawcett in her best-selling memoir My Journey with Farrah and in the NBC documentary Farrah’s Story, chats with Best Ever You about staying young—and pursuing your dreams—at any age.

clinton-kellyClinton Kelly: The co-host of TLC’s What Not to Wear returns to The Feisty Side of Fifty. This time, Clinton offers fashion and entertainment tips for the holiday season. “You know how much fun this guy can be,” says host Eileen Williams. “He makes all things merry and chic!”

kel-mitchellKel Mitchell: The former teen idol, who made his name as a member of Nick’s All That cast—and went on to star in Good Burger—hangs with Life After Dusk’s Cedric “Ceddy J” Collier. Kel will chat about his role opposite Vivica Fox in the upcoming flick Caught on Tape.

phylicia-rashadPhylicia Rashad: The Cosby Show—and For Colored Girls—star, who last year appeared on Broadway in the Tracy Letts drama, August: Osage County, drops in on Harlem Talk Radio to participate in its “World of Black Theater” series, hosted by correspondent Ben Oduro.

anthony-anderson-3Anthony Anderson: The Law & Order star lets us in on an exclusive piece of sporting news. “This is my word—this is the first time I’m telling anybody this publicly—I will be running in the 2011 New York City Marathon,” Anthony tells Film Festival Radio host Janice Malone.

Daily Highlights: Thursday, September 9, 2010

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At 7 PM Get Up Show’s Chris LaMonica gives it up for track-and-field star Sanya Richards-Ross, who won a gold medal at the ‘04 Olympics, and another at the ‘08 games. Sanya will tell us how her marriage to N.Y. Giant Aaron Ross (above)—whom she wed in February—is going so far.
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At noon Icon Fetch host Tony Peters grooves with singer-songwriter Sarah Vonderhaar, whose new album is titled P.D.L. (for Pretty Damn Lucky). The budding pop star will also dish about her time as a contestant on Cycle 8 of America’s Next Top Model.
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At 1 PM Gab with the Gurus host Connie Bennett chats with “spiritual entrepreneur” John Assaraf, who starred in Oprah’s favorite documentary, The Secret, which sparked a global phenomenon. John will discuss the power of “vision boards” and offer other tips on getting what you want.
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At 9 PM Paula Begoun and her Cosmetics Cop team ask, Want your legs to feel silky smooth for more than 5 minutes? Tired of little hairs popping up where you don’t want them? If so, they’ll share with you the best hair-removal the techniques, while revealing which gimmicks to avoid.
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At 1 PM Keeping It Reel host Tim Gordon goes one-on-one with director George Tillman, who brought such films as Soul Food and Men of Honor to the screen. Plus: director David E. Talbert, whose flicks include Mr. Right Now and Love in the Nick of Tyme.
colin-michael-dayAt 10 PM Olivia Wilder hangs with Colin Michael Day, who produced—and stars in—the much buzzed-about indie flick The Loneliest Road in America, which tells the story of a Colorado man on a road trip who “learns how to exploit women as a corporation would a resource.”


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Programming Highlights; June 24, 2010

Tune in to some great content from today on BlogTalkRadio.
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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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