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Alan & Friends Year-End Show Celebration with BlogTalkRadio Staff & Hosts

Alan Levy, CEO of BlogTalkRadio

BlogTalkRadio CEO Alan Levy

We’re hosting a year-end show celebration, and you’re invited! Our Host No. 1 and CEO Alan Levy is throwing a year-end extravaganza with a few friends from the network.

He’ll be co-hosting the show with BlogTalkRadio’s own Amy Domestico, Customer Service & Co-Host of BlogTalkRadio University and Chitra Agrawal, Director of Marketing & Co-Host of BlogTalkRadio University and Storytellers.

Comedian Rodney Perry

Comedian Rodney Perry

Joining Alan, will be some of our most-loved hosts including Rodney Perry, Lara Galloway, Sree Sreenivasan, Eric Olsen, Gael Sylvia, Anthony Donahue and Halli Casser-Jayne. They’ll be gathering together on December 20 for the Alan & Friends’ Year-End Celebration.

Lara Galloway

Mom Biz Coach Lara Galloway

The fun begins Dec. 20 at 8 p.m. ET (save the date by joining our Facebook event), as BlogTalkRadio Co-Founder and CEO Alan Levy celebrates 2012 by welcoming an all-star lineup to chat about their shows, what’s next in 2013 and take live callers.

ASK AWAY: Got a question you’ve always wanted to ask our CEO or one of our featured hosts on the show? Join our Facebook event to save the date and tune in online or by dialing (866) 691-7714. Don’t miss it!

BlogTalkRadio Recent Show Highlights

Condy LongoCatch up with singer, actor and performer, Cody Longo, who just finished up a summer season of Nick at Nite’s, Hollywood Heights. Hear him chat it up about the show, his music and what’s next? Tune in here.

TAmel Larrieuxhis week Rodney Perry Live is pleased to welcome the incomparable, Amel Larrieux to the show. Rodney and Amel will discuss Amel’s upcoming fourth solo album titled Ice Cream Everyday (Blisslife Records), which is slated for release in 2012.  Tune in here.

Known worldwide by millions as the Berlin Patient, Timothy Ray Brown is the first person to have ever been cured of HIV/AIDS, and the odds of this having happened were 1 in 10,000,000! Listen to his interview from World AIDS Day, Dec. 1st. Tune in here.

Kevin Reginald WestgarthMeet Kevin Reginald Westgarth, a Canadian professional ice hockey forward who currently plays with the Los Angeles Kings of the National Hockey League. He is on air with NHLPA rep to provide an update on the NHL Lockout. Tune in here.

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Relationships 2012 have gone digital, and so have break ups. Ouch! The Halli Casser-Jayne Show will be exploring online dating and breaking up challenges with those who have been there and those who have advice on how to navigate the new world of dating. Tune in here.

Victoria JusticeThat’s Entertainment‘s host, Tammy Jones-Gibbs welcomes actress and singer Victoria Justice as she talks about her hit Nickelodeon show, Victorious, her latest movie, Fun Size, and being the musical guest at this year’s Christmas in Rockefeller Center. Tune in here.

Paul MabonStep into The VAULT with Kenyetta Lethridge as she welcomes Def Poetry Jam’s Paul Mabon & Comedy Central and NBC’s Owen Smith. Listen in as they speak candidly, and answer questions from women about dating and relationships. Tune in here.

Tom KennyCatch a new episode of Storytellers with Tom Kenny, comedian and prolific voice actor. Tom is currently the voice of SpongeBob Squarepants with numerous other credits including Mr. Show, Brickleberry, Rocco’s Modern Life,  and more. Tune in here.

Christy Bella Joiner

Christy Bella Joiner is an American actress and model who has starred in Showtime’s The Tudors & Entourage on HBO. She chats with Pam & Dawn about her successful career.   Tune in here.

Charles Divins

Spiritual Food for Thought welcomes actor, model & host of The Daily Buzz, Charles Divins. He has appeared on the NBC daytime drama Passions, the WB sitcom Half & Half and guest starred on CSI, Melrose Place & My Boys. Charles shares how his career began by taking a leap of faith.  Tune in here.

Diedrich Bader, Melissa Peterman, Peter Dinklage, John Lutz and More Today on BlogTalkRadio

diedrich-bader4Diedrich 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-4Melissa 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-dinklage1Peter 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-perry7Rodney 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-lutz3John 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-marie2Doug 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-obrienJack 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-nehemiahRenaldo 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.

Rodney Perry: Before Hiring Me, Mo’Nique Took My Wife on a Shopping Spree

Some bosses know how to woo talent. And from what Rodney Perry tells us, Mo’Nique is the poster girl for that skill.

Interviewed on The Mutha Knows Show, Rodney—who hosted his own BlogTalkRadio show before being hired by BET last year as co-host of The Mo’Nique Show—recounts how he came to work side-by-side with the funny lady who’d go on to win an Oscar.

CAPTION: "What I'm learning from Mo'Nique is not only how to be the main person on a TV show," Rodney (above with his boss lady) tells us. "But how to be the executive producer." tells us.

"What I'm learning from Mo'Nique is not only how to be the main person on a TV show," Rodney (above with his boss lady) tells us. "But how to be the executive producer."

“Her assistant was a fan of mine, so her assistant was telling her you got to see this guy—this Rodney Perry is funny, blah, blah—and she came out to see me at The Comedy Store in L.A.,” Rodney tells host Mutha.

“And she sought me out probably two days later. She found my number, called me out of the blue. I get a call from Mo’Nique.

“Now imagine what that’s like. I’ve never talked Continue reading

Programming Highlights; July 9, 2010

Tune in to some great content from today on BlogTalkRadio.
*Please note that all show times are listed in EST time.
Today’s Programming Highlights:

 

mark-ruffaloAt noon Just because Mark Ruffalo looks like a certain whacked-out cult leader who killed more than 70 people doesn’t mean he’s going to play him on the silver screen. “I’m not doing that,” the star tells host Robin Milling of the David Koresh biopic. “I read it immediately and passed on it.”

 

tara-maitra At 3 PM Tomorrow Will Be Televised host Simon Apple sits down with Tara Maitra, senior vice president of content for TiVo. Plus: Gary Randall, executive producer of The Glades, A&E’s new drama series launching July 11.

 

nick-kosir

At 430 PM Host Caleb Jones kicks it with Nick Kosir, the Beaumont, Texas, meteorologist who’s been rapping his forecasts for a year now, much to the delight of his Fox 4 audience—not to mention fans nationwide who’ve logged onto his funky reports more than 500,000 times.

 

trey-lorenzAt 5 PM Host Sharon Nelson hangs with singer-songwriter Trey Lorenz, who began his career as a backup vocalist for Mariah Carey and last year dueted with the diva at Michael Jackson’s memorial service. Trey will chat about the gospel album he’s got in the works for 2011.

 

bill-cobbsAt 7 PM WDKK Radio’s Darryl Williams kicks back with Bill Cobbs, who has graced such flicks as Trading Places, Night at the Museum, Silkwood and The Bodyguard, not to mention countless TV series. Bill will chat about what he’s got in the works—at age 76.

 

rodney-perry-2At 9 PM Host Mutha hangs with Rodney Perry, formerly of BlogTalkRadio’s Rodney Perry Live and now co-host of BET’s The Mo’Nique Show. Rodney will fill us in on his big-screen projects, including his role in the Cedric the Entertainer comedy Chicago Pulaski Jones.

 

Thousands of live radio shows broadcast live everyday on BlogTalkRadio. Find out what’s on live now.

Daily Highlights; June 16, 2010

Tune in to some great content from today on BlogTalkRadio.
*Please note that all show times are listed in EST time.
Today’s Programming Highlights:

niapeeplesAt 1 PM Garden of the Soul host Lynn Serafinn kicks it with Nia Peeples, who played Nicole Chapman on Fame and scored a No. 1 hit with the 1988 dance tune Trouble. The multi-talented diva will fill us in on her teleseminar series, Elements of Life.

rodney-perryAt 5 PM Host Sharon Nelson hangs with Rodney Perry, formerly of BlogTalkRadio’s Rodney Perry Live and now co-host of BET’s The Mo’Nique Show. Rodney will fill us in on his big-screen projects, including the Cedric the Entertainter comedy Chicago Pulaski Jones

mike-vrabelAt 8 PM The Final Word’s JayReelz and J.D. kick it with Mike Vrabel, offensive linebacker for the Kansas City Chiefs. Mike, who spent eight seasons with the New England Patriots, was the first player ever to have two touchdown passes and a sack in the same game.

aldis-hodgeAt 9 PM The VRO’s Amy McCracken gets up close and personal with Aldis Hodge, who stars opposite Timothy Hutton on the TNT crime drama Leverage, and previously appeared in such shows as Private Practice, Castle and Friday Night Lights.

roger-nygardAt 9 PM Tomatoes in Trenches host Cheryl Benton chats with Roger Nygard, whose new documentary, The Nature of Existence, finds him venturing to the source of each of the world’s philosophies, religions and belief systems—via scholars, holy men, scientists, artists and pizza chefs.

lea-thompsonAt 10 PM The Movie Geeks continue their Summer of 1985 series with Caroline in the City star Lea Thompson, who played Lorraine Baines opposite Michael J. Fox in Back to the Future. Plus, the Oscar-winning sci-fi flick’s writer-producer, Bob Gale.

molly-burnett-1At 10PM Just 24 hours after her first appearance on BlogTalkRadio, Molly Burnett—who plays Melanie Kiraikis on NBC’s Days of Our Lives—drops back in on Jasam Radio host Deborah Huey to take your calls. (Be sure to ask her if she’s actually gone on that date with Jesus yet.)

rob-benedictAt 10 PM Hosts Annie and Burl Gregory whoop it up with Rob Benedict, who played Chuck the Prophet on the CW series Supernatural. The actor will chat about his second career, as frontman for the band Louden Swain, whose new CD is titled A Brand New Hurt.

Thousands of live radio shows broadcast live everyday on BlogTalkRadio. Find out what’s on live now.

imagesP.S. Don’t forget to take a moment to tell Oprah, “We want Chenese!”