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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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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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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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Weekly Best: Friday, August 30, 2010

robert-schimmelSadly, comedian Robert Schimmel—who’d been battling cancer for a decade—died last night from injuries sustained in an Aug. 26 auto accident. Ever gracious, Robert told Mr. Media in 2008, “Time is the greatest gift anyone can give you. The time you gave me today, that’s mine now.”
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Healthtopia Radio’s Bonnie Bella hits the boards with Lucille O’Neal, whose 7-foot-1 baby boy is one of the greatest NBA stars of all time—Shaquille O’Neal. Lucille will chat about her new book, Walk Like You Have Somewhere To Go: From Mental Welfare to Mental Wealth.
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Timothy Hodge kicks it with rapper Paul Wall, who hit the scene in 2005 with his debut album, The People’s Champ. Known for his pimped-out dental work, the Houston-based artist released his fourth CD this summer—Heart of a Champion—which cracked the Top Ten Rap Albums list.
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Robin Milling flashed back to 1992, when she got busy with with David Bowie, who was about to tie the knot with Iman. “I’m very pro on the idea,” the flamboyant glam rocker said of marriage. “I don’t think there are any disadvantages whatsoever. I think it is a glorious union.”
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The Amazing Kreskin opened up to Mr. Media about his ’09 prostate cancer diagnosis. “Not one single person around me—my closest friends, my staff, my road manager—had any idea,” he said. “The only person was my accountant, because of keeping the books and expenses.”
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Less than two months after undergoing heart surgery, Dick Cheney is hard at work on his memoirs—and raring to fly from Virginia to his beloved Wyoming, daughter Liz told Aacons: “What he’d really like to do is get back on a drift boat on the Snake River and do some fishing.”

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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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Programming Highlights; June 19, 2010

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Today’s Programming Highlights:

 

italia-ricci At 11 AM Host Timothy Hodge kicks it with Italia Ricci, who has done guest turns on such shows as House M.D., How I Met Your Mother and True Jackson, VP. The actress will chat about filming Cartoon Network’s first original live-action series, Unnatural History.

 

aphrodite-jones1At noon Host Carlotta Chatwood goes one-on-one with Aphrodite Jones, host of the Investigating Discovery series True Crimes and author of Michael Jackson Conspiracy, based on the King of Pop’s 2005 trial—and extreme media bias against him.

 

marcus-andersonAt 4 PM Talking Smooth Jazz host Terri Scott grooves with sax demon (and vocalist) Marcus Anderson, winner of the Capital Jazz Fest Challenge whose latest CD is titled From the Heart, and features the hot tracks Pretty Things and So in Love.

 

mike-gravelAt 7 PM Political Independence host Scott Paris sits down with Mike Gravel, the former Democratic senator from Alaska who threw his hat in the ring for the 2008 White House race. Mike will chat about the National Intitative for Democracy and his Internet pilot, I Like Mike.

 

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images3 P.S. Don’t forget to take a moment to tell Oprah, “We want Chenese!”

Programming Highlights; June 8, 2010

Tune in to some great content from today on BlogTalkRadio.
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Today’s Programming Highlights:

 

anderson-cooperAt 10:30 AM CNN’s Anderson Cooper joins Mediaite’s Steve Krakauer live from the Gulf Coast for the latest on the BP spill, which has been spewing more than 12,000 barrels of oil a day into our environment—and for which the oil giant may be fined billions of dollars, the White House says.

 

markmckinneyAt 2 PM Cuttin Up Radio host Christina Laiche lets it all hang out with countrified rocker Mark McKinney. The Texas native, who made his name fronting The Cosmic Cowboys, will sample tracks from his debut solo album, Get It On.

 

caraelliotAlso at 2 PM Grand Central Publishing sits down with Cara Elliott to discuss her new book, To Surrender a Rogue—and how teaching at Yale University has given her new insights into the art of writing romance novels.

 

lindsay-pulsipherAt 5 PM Artists On Demand takes a stab at Lindsay Pulsipher, who plays vamp Crystal Norris on True Blood. The actress—who also stars in the upcoming flick The Story of Bonnie and Clyde with Hilary Duff—will preview Season 3 of the HIT series, which gets under way June 13.

 

james-van-praghAt 8 PM Magnetic Wealth host Nan Akasha channels medium James Van Praagh—executive-producer of the recently-wrapped CBS series Ghost Whisperer—who’ll fill us in on what’s next for him in the real (and supernatural) worlds.

 

dara-torres1At 9:30 PM Host Timothy Hodge makes a splash with four-time Olympic gold medalist Dara Torres, who is the first American swimmer ever to compete in five games—1984, 1988, 1992 and 2008. The extraordinary athlete will chat about her new book, Gold Medal Fitness.

 

meat-loaf At 11 PM Brandon’s Buzz host Brandon Henslee gets busy with superstar rocker Meat Loaf, who gripes about his new album, Hang Cool Teddy Bear. “I’m very frustrated with the record company,” he tells us of the Loud & Proud label. “I don’t understand the business at all anymore.”

 

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Programming Highlights; May 23, 2010

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*Please note that all show times are listed in EST time.
Today’s Programming Highlights:

 

aaronfresh-scrollerAt 11:30 AM Host Timothy Hodge hangs with Def Jam recording artist Aaron Fresh. The 17-year-old Chicago native, whose family hails from Trinidad, will sample his new album, Fresh N Up, which features the chart-climbing single Spending All My Time.

 

thor-scroller2At 6 PM Heavy Metal Mayhem kicks it with Jon Mikl Thor, the first Canadian ever to win the Mr. Canada and Mr. USA titles. But his talents don’t stop there. He’s also a heavy-metal rocker and actor—who appeared with Lou Diamond Phillips in Murder at the Presidio.

 

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