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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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Daily Highlights; Wednesday; September 29, 2010

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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 of Milling About.
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The Movie Geeks sit down with Thomas Jane, who appeared in the 1997 hit flick Boogie Nights, and currently stars in the HBO comedy series Hung. Thomas will fill us in on the 3D Film Festival, which gets under way tomorrow in L.A.—and which he’s hosting.
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Comedy Concepts’ Nancy Lombardo welcomes Linda Hope, V.P. of Hope Enterprises—and daughter of British-born Bob Hope (above)—who, on Oct. 12, will dedicate the newly refurbished Bob Hope Memorial Library at the Immigration Museum on New York’s Ellis Island.
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NDB Media host Roger Noriega hangs with Christopher Shyer, who has appeared on such hit series as CSI: Miami, The L Word and Without a Trace, and currently stars as Marcus on V. The actor will tell us what’s up next for his screen projects.
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OutTakes’ Laurie Baker goes one-on-one with Tina Sloan, who played Lillian Raines on Guiding Light, while appearing in such flicks as Changing Lanes. Tina, who now co-stars with Crystal Chappell and Jessica Leccia in Venice The Series, will chat about her new book, Changing Shoes.
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The Final Word’s JayReelz and J.D. mix it up with NHL bad boy Paul Stastny, who’s alternate captain of the Colorado Avalanche, and whose dad is Hockey Hall of Famer Peter Stastny—and who played for Avalanche’s predecessor, the Quebec Nordiques.

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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: Thursday; September 23, 2010

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Marlo Thomas, whose new memoir, Growing Up Laughing, hits the shelves Sept. 28, reflects 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 tells host Robin Milling.
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Conservative MomsMary Baker whistles Sweet Georgia Brown for Meadowlark Lemon, the Clown Prince of the Harlem Globetrotters, who played some 16,000 games with the team. Now an ordained minister, the hoops virtuoso hosts a weekly show on Trinity Broadcasting Net.
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Keeping It Reel’s Tim Gordon shouts “Action!” to Edward Zwick, who directed Legends of the Fall, produced Blood Diamond and won an Oscar for Shakespeare in Love. Edward will chat about his upcoming flick, Love & Other Drugs, starring Anne Hathaway and Jake Gyllenhaal.
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Film Festival Radio Janice Malone punches in with Parvesh Cheena and Anisha Nagarajan, stars of Outsourced, which shows tonight on NBC. Find out why certain folks are up in arms about this deft comedy about a displaced American manager who must oversee a call center in India.

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L.A.’s Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with a performance by drummer Sheila E., who scored a No. 1 dance hit with 1984’s The Glamorous Life, and there to chat up the pop diva in person is Callywood host Cosandra Calloway.
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Bob “Mr. Media” Andelman gets up close and personal with Charlyne Yi, who played Jodi in Knocked Up and went on to star opposite Michael Cera in last year’s Paper Heart. Her latest project? Producing and starring in a video for OxFam America Hunger Banquet.

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Weekly Best: September 13, 2010

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Fightin’ Words Radio host Bobby Carroll gives it up for Neil Turbin, the original lead singer for Anthrax. The rocker, who founded his latest band, Death Riders, in 2003, will fill us in on the Sept. 21 Metal Revolution for Iran benefit in L.A., where he’ll be headlining.
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Film Festival Radio’s Janice Malone got busy with former Hootie & the Blowfish frontman—and rabid gridiron fan—Darius Rucker, who filled us in on his new End Zone Obsession Football Challenge, a weekly, 17-round interactive game presented by Athlon Sports.
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When Random Talk Radio cut loose with the Conan O’Brien Band, guitarist Jimmy Vivino dished about which members will join Conan’s team on the new TBS show. “Johnnie Johnson kind of knew he had to get Doña Oxford,” he said. “There’s a lot to it—and Johhnie’s never leaving us.”
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America’s Next Top Model winner Whitney Thompson and BTR’s own Chenese Lewis—who last month raised eyebrows by posing nude together—used their star power for another good cause: The NOH8 campaign, which supports same-sex marriage.
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Molly Ringwald is ratcheting up her writing chops. The ‘80s screen idol reveals what the follow-up to her 2010 memoir, Getting the Pretty Back, will be. “I’m working on my second book, but it’ll be fiction,” she told host Robin Milling. “I’m looking forward to writing about characters.”
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Josh Duhamel agreed to pose in his BVDs for the Life as We Know It poster—his new flick with Katherine Heigl—only if Warner Bros. agreed to fix his bad gam in post: “I was like, ‘OK dude, I’ll do the underwear. But please make my right calf look a little bit bigger!’”

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Daily Highlights: Wednesday; September 15, 2010

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At 11 AM Baseball Digest Live host Mark Healey goes one-on-one with America’s greatest documentary filmmaker, Ken Burns. The Emmy winner will discuss Baseball: The Tenth Inning, a sequel (of sorts) to his 1994 Baseball series, which debuts Sept. 28 on PBS.
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At noon Josh Duhamel agreed to pose in his BVDs for the Life as We Know It poster—his new flick with Katherine Heigl—only if Warner Bros. agreed to fix his gam in post: “I was like, ‘OK dude,'” he tells Robin Milling, “‘I’ll do the underwear. But please make my right calf look a little bit bigger!'”
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At 8 PM Artists on Demand swoops in on Sara Canning, who plays Jenna Sommers on The Vampire Diaries—and who began her career playing Nicky Hilton in the 2008 TV flick Paparazzi Princess: The Paris Hilton Story. Plus: Comedian Chris Valenti.
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At 4 PM In the Mix host Donna Sam gives it up for Tichina Arnold, who had us roaring as Pamela James on Martin before tackling the role of young (TV) Chris Rock’s mom on Everybody Hates Chris. The funny lady will chat about her latest creative outlet—belting out pop tunes.
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At 7 PM Random Talk Radio’s Inga Prater cuts loose with the Conan O’Brien Band, who are promoting a Sept. 19 fundraiser for a new documentary about Chuck Berry’s late piano player, Johnnie Johnson. The guys will also fill us in on (shhh) Conan’s new late-night TBS show, launching Nov. 8.
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At 1130 AM Around the Water Cooler host Jonathan Hall talks with Patricia Tocalino, the lead scientist on a U.S. Geological Survey report on contaminants in well water used as sources of tap water. Find out who may be affected—and what can we do about this potential danger.


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Weekly Best: Saturday, September 11, 2010

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Callywood host Cosandra Calloway gives it up for R&B bad boy Bobby Brown. Whitney Houston’s ex will tell us how his summer went—and wassup with his career these days. Plus: Sitcom queen Jackée Harry, and Sons of Anarchy cast member Glenn E. Plummer.
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Katie Holmes—whose new flick, The Romantics, opens today—is hot on the idea of joining The Coney Island Polar Bear Club, which swims in the ice-cold Atlantic Ocean each New Year’s Day. “I think it’s cool,” Mrs. Tom Cruise told Milling About host Robin Milling. “I might do it once.”
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Ever since Justin Bieber brought Diggy Simmons onstage with him for the Baby remix, fans of the pop superstar have been wondering, Just who is this Diggy? Well, wonder no more. “A lot of people think this is new to me, but I’ve been rapping since I was five years old,” Diggy told Timothy Hodge.
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Host and psychic medium Christoper Reburn (above with pal Patti LaBelle) marks the 9th anniversary of 9/11—and pays tribute to the 2,977 innocent people who lost their lives that day—by gathering friends from across America for a day of remembrance and blessings.
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The Last Exorcism star Ashley Bell recalled meeting The Exorcist star Linda Blair—and seeing that classic horror flick for the first time. “I was about 10 and it definitely traumatized me,” she told host Betty Jo Tucker. “I couldn’t sleep for about two weeks. It was very scary!”
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After meeting Mashonda face to face, Alicia Keys will no doubt be towing the line childcare-wise. Mashonda—who last year divorced Alicia’s new hubby, Swizz Beatz—told Embrace Life Radio of that encounter: “It was about, I need for this woman to see my eyes. I need her to hear my voice.”


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