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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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Daily Highlights: Friday, September 3, 2010

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At 3 PM The wOw Effect host Julia Reed whoops it up with Bryan Batt, who plays Salvatore Romano on the critically-acclaimed AMC series Mad Men. The flamboyant actor will chat about his new book, She Ain’t Heavy, She’s My Mother: A Memoir.
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At 9 PM Suspense Radio host—and Suspense Magazine editor—John Raab gets up close and personal with Fox News Channel legal analyst Lis Wiehl, whose latest thriller (authored with April Henry) is titled Face of Betrayal. Plus: A Bad Day’s Work scribe Nora McFarland.
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On Demand: Film Festival Radio host Janice Malone tees off with Mark Rolfing, host of the new NBC Sports show Global Golf Adventure, which has the PGA pro traveling to the world’s most spectacular links, while sitting down to chat with fellow pros and celebrities.
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At 5 PM Variety TopicsSonia Fitch chats with Stephanie Dolgoff—whom the The New York Times has described as “an earthbound cross between two Julias—Roberts and Louis-Dreyfus”—about her new book, My Formerly Hot Life: Dispatches From Just the Other Side of Young.
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At 3 PM Tomorrow Will Be Televised’s Simon Applebaum hangs with game- and reality-show executive producer Phil Gurin, who’s currently running The Singing Bee and Your Chance To Dance on Country Music Television.
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At 6:30 PM Your Time with Josie host Josie Passantino gives it up for Lydia Salnikova, former lead vocalist and keyboard player for the Grammy-nominated band Bering Strait. The Russian-born diva will chat about her upcoming solo collaboration with producer Alain Mallet.


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Weekly Best: Week of August 23, 2010

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Milling About’s Robin Milling flashes back to 2006, when she went one-on-one with country music powerhouse Billy Ray Cyrus—who turned 49 years old this week. The Achy Breaky Heart singer gushed over daughter Miley, who was set to debut in Hannah Montana.

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Rundgren Radio host Doug Ford gets busy with the man himself—Todd Rundgren. The Hello It’s Me singer—who also produced Meat Loaf’s Bat our of Hell album—will discuss his Todd/Healing tour, which gets under way Sept. 5 in Akron, Ohio.
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The Crazy Nick Show whoops it up with Chris Costello, daughter of the late Lou Costello—half of the comedy team of Abbott and Costello. Chris will discuss her dad’s 30-year career, which included vaudeville, radio, TV and movies, and what she’s doing to keep the legend alive.
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Mediaite will talks to CNN’s Anderson Cooper, live from New Orleans, about the five year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, what happened then, what is happening now, who is still being impacted, and how we can help.
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In this week’s episode of The Wow Effect hosted by Christine Hohlbaum tune in to live interviews with best-selling authors Deepak Chopra, Debbie Ford, and Marianne Williamson.
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Steve Hackett, legendary Genesis guitarist, joins Long Live Rock to discuss his new album, tour, The High Voltage festival, Squackett, and much more!

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Avatar was inspired by George W. Bush. “I was writing the film in early ’05,” director James Cameron tells The Movie Geeks. “We were at the peak of the fighting in the Iraq War. I was reacting to the fact that I was infuriated by us going there in the first place.”
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Fitness Guru, Ana Caban hosts her inaugural show with us. Joining her will be fitbook™ creator, Angela Manzanares as they discuss goal setting, achieving and accountability.

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Daily Highlights: Friday, August 27, 2010

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At 3 PM Today Mediaite will with talk to CNN’s Anderson Cooper, live from New Orleans, about the five year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina and more.

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At 3 PM In this week’s episode of The Wow Effect hosted by Christine Hohlbaum tune in to live interviews with best-selling authors Deepak Chopra, Debbie Ford, and Marianne Williamson.

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At 3 PM Tune in to Tomorrow will be Televised . This week’s guests include: Jim Turner of Canoe Ventures, Will Griffin of Hip-Hop On Demand, and Dawn Chmielewski of the LA Times.

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On demand Grand Central Pub talks to  Jo Bracken who  grew up with possibly one of the wittiest and most practical moms in the 60s, Peg Bracken–who has a book to prove it: THE I HATE TO COOK BOOK. Jo talks about her mom’s advice, what the book means to her, and its relevance in today’s home and culture.

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Today at 3 Fitness Guru, Ana Caban hosts her inaugural show with us. Joining her will be fitbook™ creator, Angela Manzanares as they discuss goal setting, achievement and accountability.

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Programming Highlights; July 23, 2010

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At noon Kevin Kline, whose Extra Man opens July 30, recalls shooting the low-budget comedy in New York City—and stumbling across Jeremy Irons. “He thought I had really fallen on hard times,” Kevin tells host Robin Milling, “because the car that my character drives was a jalopy!”
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At 3 PM The wOw Effect’s Lesley Stahl goes one-on-one with CNBC Money Honey Maria Bartiromo, who describes being harassed by a NYSE board member. “For seven years, he tortured me,” she says. “Every time I walked by him, he’d say little grumblings—‘Save your money.’”
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At 5 PM Red Velvet Media host Holly Stephey gets up close and personal with pal Tommy Ramone, the last surviving original member of legendary punk-rock group The Ramones. Plus: The band’s tour manager, Monte A. Melnick, author of the new book, On the Road with The Ramones.
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At 11:30 Host Timothy Hodge kicks it with actor Sharif Atkins, who plays Jones on USA’s White Collar, and has done guest turns on such hit shows as E.R. , Cold Case, Criminal Minds and CSI: Miami. Sharif will fill us in on what he’s got in the way of film projects.

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At 3 PM Tomorrow Will Be Televised’s Simon Applebaum sits down with Matt Polka, president of the American Cable Association. Plus: SnagFilms CEO Rick Allen and This New House producer Bruce Irving.
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At 9 PM Freedomizer Radio is live in Las Vegas for the RightOnline conference, where guest speakers—including FCC Chief Robert McDowell, U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann, HotAir.com’s Ed Morrissey and Fox News’ Jim Pinkerton—will address Internet rights and freedom.

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At 9 PM NeXplicable P gives it up for Athena Cage (above), Lavonn Battle and Tabisha Duncan, aka Kut Klose, the R&B trio discovered by Keith Sweat, and whose 1995 single I Like cracked the Top 10 on the hip-hop charts. The divas will chat about their latest album, Let It Ring.

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At 8 PM Fightin’ Words Radio host Bobby Carroll lets it all hang out with Sebastian Felix, frontman for the rock band Bash, whose new album—featuring such tracks as Best Friend, No Vacancy and Broken Smile—is titled Stop the Angel’s Cry.

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Is Queen Latifah Mulling Motherhood?

It sounds like Queen Latifah may have the patter of little feet in her sights.

Interviewed on The wOw Effect about her new book, Put on Your Crown: Life-Changing Moments on the Path to Queendom, the Grammy-winning Oscar and Emmy nominee chats about being raised by her mother, Rita Owens, in Newark, N.J.

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Latifah: Learning what's important.

“My mom actually has the best chapter in the book. You know, she was a teacher for over 25 years. She saved a lot of kids,” Latifah, whose latest flick, Just Wright—co-starring rap sensation Common— opened in May, tells host Julia Reed.

“As an adult, as a I looked back on how my mom raised us, I was so thoroughly impressed, and I figured if I can be just half the mother she is, I’ll be doing just fine.”

Latifah also discusses her Continue reading

Candice Bergen Gives The Queen of Soul Her P-R-O-P-S

Candice: Can't get enough of Aretha.

Candice: Can't get enough of Aretha.

Murphy Brown may be a fictional character, but she and the actor who immortalized her on the CBS sitcom of the same name share an affinity for at least one musical icon.

Chatting on The wOw Effect, her wowOwow Talk show here on BlogTalkRadio, five-time Emmy winner Candice Bergen reveals which tune has been putting her in a frisky mood.

“The name of the song that’s been rocking my world, so to speak, lately is Respect, by The Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin —who I just Continue reading

BlogTalkRadio’s Janet Powers Prompts Debate Among ‘The View’ Hosts About Helen Reddy-Madonna Feud

If you’re not yet convinced that BlogTalkRadio is where the conversation begins for millions of folks across the globe each day, keep reading.

Yesterday morning, Janet Powers, host of our Diva Toolbox Radio, aired an interview with ‘70s pop icon Helen Reddy, in which the I Am Woman singer recounted her underwear woes, while ripping into Madonna.

Simultaneously, the New York Post carried excerpts from the chat in its Page Six column, which in turn prompted the hosts of ABC’s The View to weigh in on the debate.

"The whole climate has changed—the idea that if you're NOT givin' it up, something's wrong with you," said Nicolle (center). "Where it used to be that if you WERE givin' it up, something was wrong with you."

"The whole climate has changed—the idea that if you're NOT givin' it up, something's wrong with you," said Yvette (center). "Where it used to be that if you WERE givin' it up, something was wrong with you."

“Helen Reddy, you remember Helen Reddy—I am woman, hear me roar!—she said recently she went bra-shopping and only found slutty bras,” said co-host Whoopi Goldberg (above left).

“And she blames Madonna for Continue reading