Diedrich Bader: The actor who made his name playing Jethro in 1993’s big-screen remake of The Beverly Hillbillies, before landing the part of Oswald on The Drew Carey Show, stops by to talk about his latest role, as Charlie Davies on the NBC sitcom Outsourced.
Melissa Peterman: The Reba star—who played (gasp!) a hooker in the Oscar-winning Coen Brothers flick Fargo—sits down with host Victoria Gaither to talk about her new CMT sitcom Working Class, co-starring Ed Asner and Patrick Fabian, which premieres Friday.
Peter Dinklage: The breakout star of 2003’s The Station Agent, who has gone on to appear in such hit flicks as Elf and The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian, chats with Movie Geeks United hosts Jamey DuVall and Jerry Dennis about his new offering, Pete Smalls Is Dead, co-starring Rosie Perez, Steve Buscemi and Tim Roth.
Rodney Perry: The Mo’Nique Show co-host—who began his talk-show career as a BlogTalkRadio host—dishes about his fellow funnymen. “I talked to Tommy Ford today,” he tells host Twanna Ray of Martin’s perpetually unemployed Tommy Strawn. “We’re about to do a project together.”
John Lutz: You know him as JD Lutz from the hit NBC sitcom 30 Rock. But did you know John was a Saturday Night Live writer in real life as well? Or that his dad is a Lutheran minister? Find out all about the tubby funnyman when he drops in to chat with host Janice Malone.
Doug Grigsby: Teena Marie’s music director recalls his final meeting with the Ivory Queen of Soul, who passed away the day after Christmas at age 54 “The 23rd of December was the last day I saw her. We did a lot that day. I took her to her doctor’s appointment. She went Christmas gift shopping for her baby’s father’s mother,” the Philly-born bassist tells WDKK Radio host Darryl Williams. “Then we came back to the studio. We worked and she wrote this song that she shared with me. The ironic thing is the title—A Lady Always Knows When to Leave.”
Jack O’Brien: The editor of Cracked.com sits down with Mr. Media host Bob Andelman to rave like a mofo about the humor site’s new book, You Might Be A Zombie, And Other Bad News, which film critic Roger Ebert has hailed as “Smart, funny, and cool.”
Renaldo Nehemiah: The former world-record holder in the 110m hurdle—who went on to play wide receiver for the San Francisco 49ers—stops by the Get Up Show during host Chris LaMonica’s “Month of the Hurdler” series to preview the 2012 Olympic Games in London.