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Programming Highlights; July 8, 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:


e2radio-6At 3 PM E2 Radio hosts an all-star lineup of bloggers—including CIOs, analysts and journalists—from EnterpriseEfficiency.com to discuss the pros and cons of cloud computing for enterprise IT. Forget the conventional wisdom. E2 tells it straight, with no hype, spin or excuses.


brian-white Today at 6 PM Women on the Move’s Leslie Harris gives it up for Men of a Certain Age cast member Brian J. White, who’s also appeared in The Parkers and CSI: Miami. Brian will chat about his Black Carpenter program, which promotes youth empowerment.


omarosa1Also at 6 PM Confabulosity host Sasha BandBailey Li mixes it up with Omarosa, who first swooped onto our nation’s radar as an Apprentice contestant before penning the hot self-help book The Bitch Switch. O will chat about her new TV One dating series, The Ultimate Merger.


dianenobleAt 7 PM Book Club Girl sits down with The Veil author Diane Noble to discuss her latest novel, The Sister Wife, which is set in the heart of the earliest days of a 19th-century sect called the Saints, and tells the story of two women forced into a practice they don’t understand.


chase-mastersonAt 8 PM Alpha Waves Radio host Michael Hinman beams in Chase Masterson, who played the luscious Leeta on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. Chase will chat about The Federation—the newly rebranded and relaunched Star Trek fan club.


keyl-mcclungAt 9 PM The VRO gets up close and personal with actor-director Kely McClung, whose latest project, the cops-and-robbers flick Kerberos, makes its world premiere at the 2010 Action on Film International Film Festival, which gets under way July 24 in Pasadena, Calif.


deron-williams2 At 9 PM The Bottom Line Sports Show’s Gerald Brown and Jonathan Foy get their game on with the Utah Jazz’s Deron Williams—arguably the NBA’s best point guard—who’ll be with us live as LeBron James announces his Big Decision on an ESPN special tonight at 9pm ET.


paula-begoun12Also at 9 PM Dr. Jaime Schrabeck drops in on host Paula Begoun and her Cosmetics Cop team to share the secrets of a beautiful, lasting manicure and pedicure at rock-bottom prices. Call in with questions to win Paula’s Choice products, Paula’s books or a subscription to Beautypedia.com.


sherri-shepherdAt 9 PM Chenese Lewis, our PLUS Model Radio host, just returned from the Essence Music Festival in New Orleans, where she snagged interviews with such A-listers as Sherri Shepherd, Gladys Knight, Chilli, MC Lyte… So many, in fact, that this one-hour special will have you seeing stars.


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Miss America Pageant Chief: WE Would Have Respected Carrie Prejean for Having an Opinion

Sounds like there’s a catfight dogfight brewing between Miss USA and Miss America.

The chairman of the board of the latter tells us that had embattled Miss USA 2009 runner-up Carrie Prejean been a contestant in his pageant, she would not have been “persecuted.”

CAPTION: “I feel sorry for her because she had an opinion and she tried to express her opinion and she was grilled for it,” Sam (above, with wife Mary) tells us of Carrie.

“I feel sorry for her because she had an opinion and she tried to express her opinion and she was grilled for it,” Sam (above, with HIS beauty queen, wife Mary) tells us of Carrie.

On April 19, during NBC’s live broad- cast of the 58th annual Miss USA ceremony, one of the pageant judges, Perez Hilton, asked Carrie if she believed that every U.S. state should legalize same-sex marriage.

“In my country, in my family, I believe that marriage should be between a man and a woman, no offense to anybody out there,” said Miss California, who was ultimately voted runner-up.

Perez slammed that answer as “the worst in pageant history,” later telling ABC News that it cost Carrie, who turns 22 today, the crown.

Amid the media firestorm the ensured, the former model claimed that Miss California USA officials leaned on her to apologize, after telling her, “You need to not talk about your faith.”

Two weeks after the beauty queen’s gay-nups pan, semi-nude pics of her, taken when she was 17, found their way onto the Internet.  In turn, speculation built that she’d be stripped of her Miss California title.

"It was not a big deal," Donald (left, with Carrie), said of his contestant's topless snaps. (Photo: ABC News)

"It was not a big deal," Donald (left, with Carrie), said of his contestant's controversial topless snaps. (Photo: ABC News)

Yesterday, how- ever, Miss USA owner Donald Trump held a press conference to announce that Carrie will keep her crown.

But he also took a swipe at his com- petition, the 88- year-old Miss America pageant, telling Good Morning America that asking Miss USA contestants tough questions has kept the event relevant – while Miss America has been relegated to cable TV.

“Miss America’s gone-zo, and we’re doing phenomenally,” The Donald told the morning show.

This week on BlogTalkRadio’s Mr. Media, Miss America chief, and former worldwide head of television for the William Morris Agency, Sam Haskell discusses the Miss USA controversy with host Bob Andelman.

Promises I Made cover“In the Miss America system, we encourage our young women to have an opinion and if a Miss America contestant had had that opinion on national television, none of our judges would have ever come out against her,” he says.

“None of them would have ever gone on a blog and talked about it to bring all this negative attention. They would have respected her as we ask them to for having an opinion,” adds Sam, whose wife, Mary Donnelly Haskell, is a form- er Miss Mississippi, and whose new memoir is titled Promises I Made My Mother.

“The only way a Miss America contestant can lose points is if she has no opinion. We want them to have opinions. We want them to be who they are. And they will not be persecuted.”

To hear Sam’s full interview, click here.