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This week on Talk Shows: April 18-22

Monday, April 18

Reese Witherspoon and Robert Pattinson star in Water for Elephants premiering on April 22


GMA: Reese Witherspoon, Marcia Clark

The Early Show: Daniel Holzman, Michael Chernow

Today: Robert Pattinson, Allison Fishman

David Letterman: Chris Rock, Ellen Page, Funeral Party (R 3/31/11)

Jay Leno: Matt Damon, Betty White, Cake (R 3/1/11)

Jimmy Kimmel: Courtney Cox, Kunal Nayyar, Jessie J

Craig Ferguson: Tina Fey, Joe DeVito, Everest

Jimmy Fallon: Rachel Maddow, Colin Quinn, Tres Mts. (R 3/24/11)

Tavis Smiley: William Cohan

Daily Show: Jamie Oliver (R 4/7/11)

Colbert Report: James Franco (R 4/5/11)

Chelsea Lately: Robin Wright, Josh Wolf, Natasha Leggero, Michael Yo

Conan O'Brien: Emma Roberts, Scala & Kolacny Brothers

Lopez Tonight: Tracy Morgan, Judy Greer, REO Speedwagon

The View: Michelle Obama, Dr. Jill Biden

The Talk: Lynda Carter, Josh Hopkins

Regis and Kelly: Robert Pattinson, "American Idol" castoff Paul McDonald, guest co-host Seth Meyers

Ellen DeGeneres: Tyler Perry, Wayne Pacelle, Chelsea Kane, Mark Ballas

Gayle King: Jamie Foxx, Pam Slaton


Tuesday, April 19

Jamie and Bobby Deen with their new cookbook, “Dean Bros. Get Fired Up out in stores on April 17

GMA: Pierre Dukan, Martha Hall Foose, Donny Osmond

Today: Lois Frankel, Carol Frohlinger, Jamie and Bobby Deen

David Letterman: Katie Couric, the Pains of Being Pure at Heart (R 3/22/11)

Jay Leno: Robert Pattinson, Whitney Cummings, Alice Cooper with Dweezil Zappa (R 3/18/11)

Jimmy Kimmel: Dwayne Johnson, the latest "Dancing with the Stars" castoff, Sammy Hagar, the Belle Brigade

Craig Ferguson: Kathy Griffin, Derrick Pitts

Jimmy Fallon: Russell Brand, Gayle King, the Strokes (R 3/30/11)

Carson Daly: Robert K. Elder, Chef Ludo Lefebvre, Janelle Monae (R 2/25/11)

Tavis Smiley: Ashley Judd

Daily Show: Billy Crystal (R 4/4/11)

Colbert Report: Andrew Chaikin (R 4/4/11)

Chelsea Lately: Simon LeBon & Nick Rhodes, Ben Gleib, Brad Wollack, Jo Koy

Conan O'Brien: Tina Fey, Dr. Sanjay Gupta, Plan B

Lopez Tonight: Dax Shepard, Gary Busey, Lee DeWyze

The View: Robin Williams

The Talk: Courteney Cox, Jack Hanna

Regis and Kelly: Reese Witherspoon, guest co-host Michael Strahan

Ellen DeGeneres: Tina Fey, Mike Posner

Gayle King: Michelle Obama, Dr. Jill Biden


Wednesday, April 20

Emmylou Harris's new album drops on April 26

GMA:  Paul Allen, latest “Dancing with the Stars” castoffs

The Early Show: Katie Lee

Today: Ben Stiller

David Letterman: James Franco, Royal Bangs (R 4/1/11)

Jay Leno: Kirstie Alley, Jon "Bones" Jones, Peter, Bjorn & John (R 3/24/11)

Jimmy Kimmel: Robert Pattinson, Shailene Woodley, Lenka

Craig Ferguson: Michael Clarke Duncan, Lena Headey

Jimmy Fallon: Amy Poehler, Tiger Woods (R 3/16/11)

Carson Daly: Jason Sudeikis, Elgin James, Freddie Gibbs (R 3/1/11)

Tavis Smiley: Emmylou Harris

Daily Show: Ricky Gervais (R 4/14/11)

Colbert Report: Jamie Hyneman & Adam Savage (R 4/11/11)

Chelsea Lately: Ziggy Marley, Lavell Crawford, Ross Mathews, Heather McDonald

Conan O'Brien: Tyler Perry, Morgan Spurlock, the Strokes

Lopez Tonight: Dwayne Johnson, Cat Deeley, Kimberly Clark, Zakk Wylde

The View: Melissa Leo

The Talk: Taraji P. Henson, Julie Bowen, Jason Priestley, Maya Soetoro-Ng

Regis and Kelly: Ben Stiller, Christoph Waltz, guest co-host Christian Slater

Ellen DeGeneres: Robert Pattinson, Cat Deeley

Gayle King: Bret Michaels, Kristin Gore


Thursday, April 21

GMA: David de Rothschild

The Early Show: Emily VanCamp

Today: Ingrid Hoffmann

David Letterman: Steve Martin, Selena Gomez (R 3/16/11)

Jay Leno: Bradley Cooper, Rebecca Black, Duran Duran (R 3/22/11)

Jimmy Kimmel: Christoph Waltz, Jessica Capshaw, Phantogram

Craig Ferguson: Alfred Molina

Jimmy Fallon: Howard Stern, Penn & Teller, Leon Russell (R 3/7/11)

Carson Daly: Tom Shadyac, the Voice Project, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club (R 3/2/11)

Tavis Smiley: Robbie Robertson

Daily Show: Tracy Morgan (R 4/13/11)

Colbert Report: Ray Kurzweil (R 4/12/11)

Chelsea Lately: Malin Akerman, Chris Franjola, Chris Hardwick, Loni Love

Conan O'Brien: Reese Witherspoon, Kevin McHale, the Head and the Heart

Lopez Tonight: Tyler Perry, Maria Menounos, Lauren Pritchard

Maria Menounos is touring with her new book, "The Everygirl's Guide to Life"

The View: Diane Lane, Billy Blanks

The Talk: Jorja Fox, Loretta Devine

Regis and Kelly: Kathleen Turner, guest co-host Bruno Tonioli

Ellen DeGeneres: Reese Witherspoon, Paul Walker, Jackson Guthy

Gayle King: Tracy Morgan


Friday, April 22

GMA: Kirstie Alley, David Mizejewski, Greyson Chance

Today: Daniel Radcliffe

David Letterman: Jack Hanna, Danny McBride (R 3/28/11)

Jay Leno: Kourtney & Kim Kardashian, Fareed Zakaria, Mary Mary (R 3/31/11)

Craig Ferguson: Diane Lane, Karen Gillan

Jimmy Fallon: Magic Johnson, the Lonely Island, Joey Kola, Stephen Colbert (R 4/1/11)

Carson Daly: Josh Radnor, Brothers Strause, Cee-Lo Green (R 3/4/11)

Tavis Smiley: Larry Flynt

Chelsea Lately: Elizabeth Berkley, Ross Mathews, Jeff Wild, Josh Wolf (R 4/7/11)

The View: Lucy Danziger, Charlie Wilson

The Talk: Tyler Perry, Justin Kanew & Zev Glassenberg of "The Amazing Race", guest host Michelle Stafford

Regis and Kelly: Olivia Wilde, Kirstie Alley, James Blunt, guest co-host Josh Groban

Ellen DeGeneres: Gwyneth Paltrow, Darren Criss & the Warblers

Gayle King: Naomi & Wynonna Judd


April 18, 2011 | Comments: 0

Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Awards – Winners

Last night's Nickelodeon's Kids' Choice Awards, hosted by three-time host Jack Black, saw Heidi Klum get slimed, Justin Timberlake honored for his charitable efforts, and Disney stars dominating the Favorite TV Actor and Actress categories. Here's a list of the big winners from the night:

Heidi Klum Gets Slimed at the Kids' Choice Awards

  • Favorite TV Show - iCarly
  • Favorite Reality Show - American Idol
  • Favorite Cartoon - SpongeBob Square Pants
  • Favorite TV Actor - Dylan Sprouse
  • Favorite TV Actress - Selena Gomez
  • Favorite TV Sidekick - Jennette McCurdy
  • Favorite Movie - The Karate Kid
  • Favorite Movie Actor - Johnny Depp
  • Favorite Movie Actress - Miley Cyrus
  • Favorite Animated Movie - Despicable Me
  • Favorite Voice From An Animated Movie - Eddie Murphy (Shrek Forever After)
  • Favorite Buttkicker - Jackie Chan
  • Favorite Male Athlete - Shaquille O'Neal
  • Favorite Female Athlete - Lindsey Vonn
  • Favorite Music Group - Black Eyed Peas
  • Favorite Female Singer - Katy Perry
  • Favorite Male Singer - Justin Bieber
  • Favorite Song - Baby by Justin Bieber featuring Ludacris
  • Favorite Books - Diary of a Wimpy Kid Series
  • Favorite Video Game - Just Dance 2
  • Arm Fart Hall of Famer - Josh Duhamel
  • The Big Help Award - Justin Timberlake
April 3, 2011 | Comments: 0

Nickelodeon Kid’s Choice Awards – Disney’s Night?

As we've said before, the Disney Channel churns out some of the most popular and marketable tween/teen stars year after year. Undeniable proof of the power Disney holds in the youth segment is this weekend's Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards 2011.

It's Nickelodeon's award show, yet is it really Disney's night? Eight of the twelve tween/teen stars nominated, in top TV categories such as Favorite TV Actor (all four nominees are Disney stars), Favorite TV Actress and Funniest TV Sidekick, are from a Disney Channel show. Disney also dominates other lead categories, such as Favorite Female Singer and Favorite TV Show.

Recently, we discussed this exact topic with Meghan Casserly from Forbes.

Disney stars nominated include:

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  • Joe Jonas (Favorite TV Actor, Favorite Music Group)
  • Nick Jones (Favorite TV Actor, Favorite Music Group)
  • Cole Sprouse (Favorite TV Actor)
  • Dylan Sprouse (Favorite TV Actor)
  • Miley Cyrus (Favorite TV Actress, Favorite Female Singer)
  • Selena Gomez (Favorite TV Actress, Favorite Female Singer)
  • David Henrie (Favorite TV Sidekick)
  • Brenda Song (Favorite TV Sidekick)

With voting in the hand of kids, it will be interesting to see who walks away with the coveted Orange Blimp. Either way, marketers should take note and keep their eye on the next crop of Disney stars. With many of those listed above aging beyond the Disney demographic, a new group of tween stars, including Debbie Ryan, Bella Thorne and Zendaya Coleman, is ready to step in right where they left off.

Check out the full list of nominees and cast your vote here. And, tune in to Nickelodeon on Saturday, April 2 at 8 p.m. ET. 

April 1, 2011 | Comments: 0

This Week on Talk Shows March 21 – 25

Monday, March 21  

Martin's newest album was released last week

Martin's newest album dropped last week. This is his 2nd Bluegrass album and was inspired by his upcoming film The Big Year.

Today: Todd and Colton Burpo
David Letterman: Dana Carvey, Dr. Michio Kaku, British Sea Power
Jay Leno: Zachary Levi, Lisa Lampanelli, Raphael Saadiq
Jimmy Kimmel: Liv Tyler, Mark Cuban, Brett Dennen
Craig Ferguson: Denis Leary, Kathleen Madigan
Jimmy Fallon: Kiefer Sutherland, Emily Browning, Little Dragon
Carson Daly: Tom Shadyac, the Voice Project, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club
Tavis Smiley: Ted Danson
Colbert Report: Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers
Chelsea Lately: Avril Lavigne, Brad Wollack, Natasha Leggero, Matt Braunger
Conan O'Brien: Sarah Silverman, Biz Stone, Pete Holmes
Lopez Tonight: Emmy Rossum, 30 Seconds to Mars
The View: Kiefer Sutherland, Jim Gaffigan, Dick Cavett
Regis and Kelly: Cher (rebroadcast), behind the scenes with Dean Karnazes
Ellen DeGeneres: Jimmy Fallon

Tuesday, March 22
Today: Elizabeth Berkley
David Letterman: Katie Couric, The Pains of Being Pure at Heart
Jay Leno: Duran Duran
Jimmy Kimmel: Rainn Wilson, Abbie Cornish, the Gaslight Anthem

NBC's The Office prepares of Steve Carell's departure (Airing April 28)

Craig Ferguson: Helena Bonham Carter, Larry Gatlin & the Gatlin Brothers
Jimmy Fallon: Dwight Howard, Richard Ashcroft
Carson Daly: Bill Hader, Stuart Gordon, the Morning Benders
Tavis Smiley: Eve Ensler
Colbert Report: Ayman Mohyeldin
Chelsea Lately: Vera Wang, Chris Hardwick, Jo Koy, Sarah Colonna
Conan O'Brien: Eric Stonestreet, Sarah Chalke, Teddy Thompson
Lopez Tonight: Jim Rome
The View: Jennifer Hudson
Regis and Kelly: Russell Crowe, Chris Colfer (rebroadcasts), more from Dean Karnazes
Ellen DeGeneres: Clive Owen, Rainn Wilson, Selena Gomez

Wednesday, March 23
Today: Martha Stewart, Harlan Coben
David Letterman: Ben Stiller, Dario Franchitti, the Strokes
Jay Leno: Carol Burnett, Jason Ritter, Keith Urban
Jimmy Kimmel: Jake Gyllenhaal, Jerry Weintraub, Quinn Sullivan
Craig Ferguson: Jim Parsons
Jimmy Fallon: Trey Parker & Matt Stone
Carson Daly: Ben Schwartz, Duncan Jones, Biffy Clyro
Tavis Smiley: Julian Schnabel
Colbert Report: Nathan Myhrvold
Chelsea Lately: Carla Gugino, Chris Franjola, Loni Love, Greg Proops
Conan O'Brien: Vanessa Hudgens, The Miz, Grace Potter & the Nocturnals
Lopez Tonight: Micky Ward, Ron Artest featuring George Lopez, Fat Joe, B Real, Lenny and Max from Aventura and Taz
The View: Donald Trump, Clinton Kelly, Rocco DiSpirito
Regis and Kelly: Jonah Hill, Ty Burrell, Paula Deen, Gordon Ramsey (rebroadcasts), a day in the life of Dean Karnazes
Ellen DeGeneres: Vanessa Hudgens, Bryan Adams 

Thursday, March 24

Alley is sure to draw audiences to the March 21 premier of DWTS

Alley is sure to draw audiences to the March 21 premier of DWTS

Today: Geneen Roth
David Letterman: Rainn Wilson, Hank Aaron, Mountain Goats
Jay Leno: Kirstie Alley, Peter, Bjorn & John
Jimmy Kimmel: Penelope Cruz, Paul Iacono, Oh Land
Craig Ferguson: Jason Biggs, Jennifer Ouellette
Jimmy Fallon: Rachel Maddow, Tres Mts.
Carson Daly: Zack Snyder, Nick Frost, Simon Pegg, Ra Ra Riot
Tavis Smiley: T.C. Boyle, Ray Lewis
Colbert Report: Jody Williams
Chelsea Lately: Brittany Snow, Jim Norton, Ross Mathews, Jen Kirkman
Conan O'Brien: Steven Ho, Patton Oswalt, Wanda Jackson
The View: Richard Lewis, Sarah Brokaw
Regis and Kelly: Michelle Obama (rebroadcast), Dean Karnazes and "People on the Road"
Ellen DeGeneres: David Schwimmer, Michael Grimm

Friday, March 25

Orman's newest book on personal finance was published on March 8, 2011

Orman's newest book on personal finance was published on March 8, 2011

David Letterman: Donald Trump, Vanessa Hudgens, Oh Land
Jay Leno: Jennifer Hudson, William H. Macy
Craig Ferguson: Topher Grace, Catherine Deneuve
Jimmy Fallon: Cut Copy
Carson Daly: David Fricke, Stacey Wilhelm
Tavis Smiley: Suze Orman, Alan Arkin
The View: Kate Winslet, Brooks & Leslie Douglass
Regis and Kelly: Justin Bieber (rebroadcast), "On the Road After Hours" with Dean Karnazes
Ellen DeGeneres: Jeff Gordon, Duran Duran, Kathy Freston

March 21, 2011 | Comments: 0

This Week in Talk Shows Nov 29- Dec 3

Monday, November 29
GMA: Natalie Portman, New York Times reporter David Rohde
Today Show:
Kardashian sisters, Aaron Sanchez, Rachel Uchitel and Dr. Drew, Katie Brown, Michael Buble
David Letterman
: Steve Martin, Emily Deschanel (R 11/5/10)
Jay Leno: Bill Cosby, Atticus Shaffer
Jimmy Kimmel: Ben Affleck, David Sedaris, Nicki Minaj
Craig Ferguson: Michael Sheen, Michael Franti
Jimmy Fallon: Lewis Black, Elvis Costello (R 11/5/10)
Carson Daly: Morgan Spurlock, Buff Monster, Kate Nash (R 10/8/10)
Tavis Smiley: Ron Isley
Daily Show: Judah Friedlander
Colbert Report: Dan Savage
Chelsea Lately: John Stamos, Heather McDonald, Josh Wolf, Ross Mathews
Conan O'Brien: George Lopez, Chris Colfer, Kid Cudi
Lopez Tonight: Zachary Levi, Perez Hilton, 3OH!3
The View: Kim, Kourtney & Khloe Kardashian, Susan Boyle
The Talk: Natalie Cole, Laura Innes
Regis and Kelly: Jabbawockeez, Joel McHale, David Copperfield, Nicki Minaj
Ellen DeGeneres: Alyson Hannigan, Rascal Flatts, 5-year-old hip-hop artist Miles Brown

Tuesday, November 30
GMA: Author Patricia Cornwell, Vincent Cassel, D.L. Hughley
Early Show:
Models from the "Victoria's Secret Fashion Show", Tiger Wood's alleged mistress Rachel Uchitel
Today Show:
Bob Saget
David Letterman
: Rescued Chilean miner Edison Peya, Tracy Morgan (R 11/4/10)
Jay Leno: Chelsea Handler, Kellan Lutz, Rod Stewart
Jimmy Kimmel: Magic Johnson, Autumn Reeser, Miguel
Craig Ferguson: D.J. Qualls, Salman Rushdie
Jimmy Fallon: Zach Galifianakis, Danny Boyle, Kid Cudi (R 11/3/10)
Carson Daly: Serj Tankian, Ben Weasel, Broken Bells (R 10/12/10)
Tavis Smiley: Natalie Cole, Darren Aronofsky
Daily Show: TBA
Colbert Report: Tom Vilsack
Chelsea Lately: Flo Rida, Jo Koy, Mo Mandel, Sarah Colonna
Conan O'Brien: Charles Barkley, Dr. Drew Pinsky, Bo Burnham
Lopez Tonight: Bill Cosby, Angela Kinsey, Atomic Tom
The View: Bob Saget
The Talk: Denise Richards
Regis and Kelly: Jimmy Kimmel, cast members from "Jersey Boys", Cheryl Burke & Derek Hough
Ellen DeGeneres: Eva Mendes, Mindy Kaling, Flo Rida

Wednesday, December 1
GMA: Andrea Bocelli, author Anne Rice
Today Show:
Kate Gosselin, Martha Stewart
David Letterman
: Jim Carrey, Nicki Minaj (R 11/18/10)
Jay Leno: Mitt Romney, Darius Rucker
Jimmy Kimmel: Kate Bosworth, Larry King, Greg Fitzsimmons
Craig Ferguson: Regis Philbin, Greg Proops, Nellie McKay
Jimmy Fallon: Bruce Springsteen (R 11/16/10)
Carson Daly: Frank Darabont, Matt Sax, Ra Ra Riot (R 10/29/10)
Tavis Smiley: Gary Hart
Daily Show: Sting
Colbert Report: Michelle Rhee
Chelsea Lately: Cee-Lo Green, Chris Franjola, Chris Hardwick, Natasha Leggero
Conan O'Brien: Joel McHale, Tim Gunn, Cake
Lopez Tonight: Charles Barkley, Brandy, Cee-Lo Green
The View: David Hasselhoff, Sheryl Crow
The Talk: Jada Pinkett Smith, Molly Ringwald
Regis and Kelly: Selena Gomez, Terry Fator, the cast of "Sinatra: Dance With Me"
Ellen DeGeneres: Ben Affleck, Bethenny Frankel, Cee-Lo Green

Thursday, December 2
GMA: Nicole Kidman, author Salman Rushdie
Early Show:
KT Tunstall
David Letterman
: Michael J. Fox, Shaun White, a Top Ten List presented by Amar'e Stoudemire (R 10/29/10)
Jay Leno: Jane Fonda, Ian Somerhalder
Jimmy Kimmel: Terry Bradshaw, Alyson Hannigan, Darius Rucker
Craig Ferguson: Cedric the Entertainer, Norah Jones
Jimmy Fallon: Tracy Morgan, Dick Cavett, Kings of Leon (R 11/12/10)
Carson Daly: Judah Friedlander, Harald Belker, School of Seven Bells (R 11/1/10)
Tavis Smiley: Hilary Swank
Colbert Report: David Stockman
Chelsea Lately: Kate Bosworth, Matt Braunger, John Caparulo, Diablo Cody
Conan O'Brien: Kim, Kourtney & Khloe Kardashian, Kevin Nealon, Deerhunter
Lopez Tonight: Mario Lopez
The View: Nicole Kidman, Nora Ephron
The Talk: Kim, Kourtney & Khloe Kardashian
Regis and Kelly: Howie Mandel, Rod Stewart
Ellen DeGeneres: Ewan McGregor, Mandy Moore

Friday, December 3
GMA: Wilson Phillips, chef Jamie Oliver, Animal Planet's Maggie Gallant
Early Show: Chef Katie Lee
Today Show:
Lidia and Joe Bastianich
David Letterman
: Cher, Bruno Mars (R 11/11/10)
Jay Leno: Louis C.K., Aron Ralston
Craig Ferguson: Ewan McGregor, Shannon Woodward
Jimmy Fallon: Dana Carvey, Jason Hawes & Grant Wilson, GWAR (R 10/28/10)
Carson Daly: Craig Robinson, First Ascent, Built to Spill (R 11/3/10)
Tavis Smiley: Quincy Jones
Chelsea Lately: Dane Cook, Ben Gleib, Jo Koy, Kevin Hart (R 11/23/10)
The View: Kirsten Dunst, Dr. Lindsey Duncan, Badgley Mischka
The Talk: Vanessa Williams, Tim Gunn
Regis and Kelly: Zac Efron, Wilmer Valderrama, 3OH!3 (R)
Ellen DeGeneres: Hilary Swank, Mila Kunis, Adele

November 29, 2010 | Comments: 0

This Week in Talk Shows Nov 15-19

Monday, November 15
GMA: Pastor Joel Osteen, Josh Groban
Early Show: Tim Love
Today Show: Bobby Jindal, Daniel Radcliffe, chef Nathan Lippy, Lee DeWyze
The Talk:
Jaime Pressly
David Letterman
: Emma Watson, Scott Caan, Rascal Flatts
Jay Leno: Russell Crowe, Anna Torv, Annie Lennox
Jimmy Kimmel: Kathy Griffin, Miranda Cosgrove, Jason Aldean
Craig Ferguson: Dennis Miller, Bianca Kajlich
Jimmy Fallon: Daniel Radcliffe, Quincy Jones, Grinderman
Carson Daly: Morgan Spurlock, Buff Monster, Kate Nash (R 10/8/10)
Tavis Smiley: Iyanla VanZant
Daily Show: Marion Jones
Colbert Report: David Stern
Chelsea Lately: Monica Potter, Josh Wolf, Greg Proops, Natasha Leggero
Conan O'Brien: LL Cool J, B.J. Novak, Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings
Lopez Tonight: Sheryl Crow, Manny Pacquiao
The View: Jackie Evancho
The Talk: Jaime Pressly
Regis and Kelly: Russell Brand, Rupert Grint
Ellen DeGeneres: Halle Berry, Josh Groban

Tuesday, November 16
GMA: Cee-Lo, author Salman Rushdie, chef Jamie Oliver
Early Show: Billy Bob Thornton
Today Show:
Jamie Gangel, Rascal Flatts
The Talk:
Kelly Osbourne
David Letterman
: Jay-Z, Jamie Oliver, Rihanna
Jay Leno: Julianne Moore, Tom Felton, Nelly
Jimmy Kimmel: Leah Remini, the latest "Dancing with the Stars" castoff, Trey Songz
Craig Ferguson: Chris Hardwick, Matt Smith
Jimmy Fallon: Bruce Springsteen
Carson Daly: Mark Cuban, John Cameron Mitchell, Japandroids
Tavis Smiley: Dennis Miller
Daily Show: Bethany McLean & Joe Nocera
Colbert Report: John Legend
Chelsea Lately: Jo Koy, Heather McDonald, T.J. Miller
Conan O'Brien: Harrison Ford, Rosario Dawson, Reggie Watts
Lopez Tonight: Craig Ferguson, Selena Gomez
The View: Larry King, Joel Osteen
The Talk: Kelly Osbourne
Regis and Kelly: Anne Hathaway, Emma Watson, Lee DeWyze
Ellen DeGeneres: Diane Keaton, Julianne Hough, Nelly

Wednesday, November 17
GMA: The latest "Dancing With the Stars" castoffs,  Rihanna
Today Show:
Keith Urban
The Talk:
Elizabeth Banks
David Letterman
: Jake Gyllenhaal, Fran Lebowitz, Ne-Yo
Jay Leno: Christina Aguilera, Buddy Valastro
Jimmy Kimmel: Patrick Dempsey, Armie Hammer, Nelly
Craig Ferguson: Russell Crowe, Dr. Lisa Masterson
Jimmy Fallon: Amanda Peet, Peter Krause, Rascal Flatts
Carson Daly: Jason Ritter, k-os, Broken Bells
Tavis Smiley: Rainn Wilson, Mark Halperin
Daily Show: Jay-Z
Colbert Report: Ian Frazier
Chelsea Lately: Tom Bergeron, Dan Levy, Gary Valentine, Sarah Colonna
Conan O'Brien: Russell Brand, Susan Casey, Kid Rock
Lopez Tonight: Nina Dobrev, Jabbawockeez
The View: Rachael Ray, Quincy Jones, Ludacris
The Talk: Elizabeth Banks
Regis and Kelly: Daniel Radcliffe, "Toy Guy" Chris Byrne
Ellen DeGeneres: Russell Crowe, Pink, Kid Rock

Thursday, November 18
GMA: Larry King and "Larry King Live" executive producer Wendy Walker
Early Show: Keith Urban
Today Show:
Martha Stewart, Blake Lively, Lidia Bastianich
The Talk:
Patricia Arquette, Venus Williams, psychic Char Margolis
David Letterman
: Jim Carrey, Nicki Minaj, B.J. Thomas
Jay Leno: George W. Bush, Jewel
Jimmy Kimmel: Robin Quivers, Bill Carter, My Chemical Romance
Craig Ferguson: Jeff Goldblum, Dennis Lehane
Jimmy Fallon: Anne Hathaway, Zachary Levi, Frank Shamrock, the Frames
Carson Daly: Michael Ian Black, the creators of "Yo Gabba Gabba", Menomena
Tavis Smiley: Apolo Anton Ohno, Stacy Schiff
Daily Show: Philip K. Howard
Colbert Report: Staff Sgt. Salvatore Giunta, Dick Wolf
Chelsea Lately: Nelly, Michael Yo, Chris Franjola, Ross Mathews
Conan O'Brien: Jesse Eisenberg, Venus Williams, the Decemberists
Lopez Tonight: Michael Chiklis, Carrie Ann Inaba, Neal Brennan
The View: Nigel Lythgoe, James Earl Jones, Vanessa Redgrave, the latest "Dancing With the Stars" castoff
The Talk: Patricia Arquette, Venus Williams, Char Margolis
Regis and Kelly: Jake Gyllenhaal, Anderson Cooper, Mark Sanchez
Ellen DeGeneres: Eric Dane, Lee DeWyze

Friday, November 19
GMA: Cher, Annie Lennox, chef Mario Batali
Early Show: OneRepublic, travel expert Peter Greenberg
Today Show:
Zachary Levi
The Talk:
Sela Ward, Annie Lennox
David Letterman
: Billy Bob Thornton, Mike E. Winfield, the Secret Sisters
Jay Leno: Garth Brooks, Elizabeth Banks
Jimmy Kimmel: Harrison Ford, Gary Dell'Abate, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros (R 11/11/10)
Craig Ferguson: Amy Sedaris, Adam Savage & Jamie Hyneman
Jimmy Fallon: Jake Gyllenhaal, Scott Caan, Kelli Giddish, Sufjan Stevens
Carson Daly: Mark Hoppus, Fitz & the Tantrums
Tavis Smiley: Robert Duvall
Chelsea Lately: Florence Welch, Arden Myrin, Jim Norton, Brad Wollack (R 11/11/10)
The View: Regis Philbin, Liz Lange, Lidia Bastianich, Jordi Vilasuso, Chad Duell, John-Paul Lavoisier, David Gregory
The Talk: Sela Ward, Annie Lennox
Regis and Kelly: Cher, Mandy Moore
Ellen DeGeneres: Christina Aguilera

November 15, 2010 | Comments: 0

This Week in Talk Shows Oct 4-8

Monday, October 4
GMA: Jennifer Grey, Bruce Willis, Dr. Mehmet Oz and Dr. Michael Roizen
Early Show: Patrick Warburton
Today Show: Whoopi Goldberg, Claire Robinson
David Letterman
: Bruce Willis, will.i.am with Nicki Minaj
Jay Leno: Will Arnett, Dot Marie Jones, a performance from Broadway's "Rock of Ages"
Jimmy Kimmel: Dr. Phil McGraw, Nathan Fillion, Trace Adkins (R 9/15/10)
Craig Ferguson: Lauren Graham, Rosanne Cash
Jimmy Fallon: Morgan Freeman, Josh Lucas, Gayngs
Carson Daly: Ron Perlman, Robert Hall, Janelle Monae (R 9/23/10)
Tavis Smiley: Amy Walter, Sam Rockwell
Daily Show: Sam Harris
Colbert Report: Eugene Robinson
Chelsea Lately: Duane "Dog" Chapman, Beth Smith Chapman, Heather McDonald, Moshe Kasher, Josh Wolf
Lopez Tonight: Drew Barrymore, Fantasia (R 8/25/10)
The View: Sen. Barbara Boxer, John Edward
Regis and Kelly: Jennifer Hudson, Blair Underwood
Ellen DeGeneres: Ellen Pompeo, Kenny Chesney

Tuesday, October 5
GMA: Diane Lane, author Jane Seymour, chef Emeril Lagasse
Early Show: Justin Timberlake and Jesse Eisenberg
Today Show: Lisa Rinna and Harry Hamlin
David Letterman
: Tony Blair, Mavis Staples with Jeff Tweedy
Jay Leno: Terrence Howard, Jillian Michaels, K.T. Tunstall
Jimmy Kimmel: Courteney Cox, Bruno Tonioli, Phoenix (R 9/20/10)
Craig Ferguson: Alfred Molina, Cory Kahaney
Jimmy Fallon: Tom Selleck, Anthony Bourdain, Trace Adkins
Carson Daly: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Metalocalypse, Jimmy Eat World
Tavis Smiley: Eugene Robinson, Jonathan Butler
Daily Show: Bruce Willis
Colbert Report: Leon Botstein
Chelsea Lately: Tommy Lee, Guy Branum, Ross Mathews, Whitney Cummings
Lopez Tonight: Nicolas Cage, Dania Ramirez, Shorty Rossi (R 7/19/10)
The View: Jennifer Garner, Liza Minnelli
Regis and Kelly: Bruce Willis, Michael Imperioli
Ellen DeGeneres: Jenny McCarthy, Armie Hammer, Rascal Flatts

Wednesday, October 6
GMA: Jennie Garth, Alton Brown, the latest "Dancing With the Stars" castoffs
Early Show: Jenny McCarthy
Today Show: Michael Eisner, Cat Cora
David Letterman
: John Malkovich, Julie Chen
Jay Leno: Shaun White, Florence Henderson, Toby Keith
Jimmy Kimmel: Julie Bowen, Ty Burrell, Eric Stonestreet, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, "Dancing with the Stars" castoff David Hasselhoff, Band of Horses (R 9/21/10)
Craig Ferguson: Debra Winger, Adhir Kalyan, Julie Gribble
Jimmy Fallon: Diane Lane, Peter Sagal, Carl Kasell, Fistful of Mercy
Carson Daly: Katie Aselton, James Ellroy, Weezer
Tavis Smiley: Isabel Wilkerson
Daily Show: TBA
Colbert Report: Mavis Staples & Jeff Tweedy
Chelsea Lately: Kelly Osbourne, Jo Koy, Randy Sklar, Loni Love
Lopez Tonight: Selena Gomez, Wilmer Valderrama, Rob Schneider (R 7/26/10)
The View: Patrick Stewart
Regis and Kelly: Diane Lane, David Archuleta
Ellen DeGeneres: Felicity Huffman, Geoffrey Canada, Grace Potter & the Nocturnals

Thursday, October 7
GMA: George Stephanopoulos, tenor Vittorio Grigolo
Early Show: Diane Lane
Today Show: Giada De Laurentiis, Joe Scarborough
David Letterman
: Stephen Colbert, Johnny Knoxville, Gorillaz
Jay Leno: Katherine Heigl, Ben Rappaport, Meat Loaf
Jimmy Kimmel: Joaquin Phoenix, "Science Bob" Pflugfelder, Primus (R 9/24/10)
Craig Ferguson: Toby Keith, Louie Anderson
Jimmy Fallon: Jane Lynch, Emma Roberts, Pete Yorn
Carson Daly: David Cross, Tift Merritt
Tavis Smiley: Jamie Lee Curtis
Daily Show: Naomi Watts
Colbert Report: Davis Guggenheim
Chelsea Lately: Taye Diggs, Dov Davidoff, Jo Koy, Natasha Leggero
Lopez Tonight: Diddy, Tony Robbins, Diddy-Dirty Money (R 7/28/10)
The View: The latest "Dancing With the Stars" castoff
Regis and Kelly: Melina Kanakaredes, Michael Kors
Ellen DeGeneres: Josh Duhamel, Ken Jeong

Friday, October 8
GMA: Deborah Norville
Early Show: Michael C. Hall
Today Show: Tyler Florence, Paula Deen
David Letterman
: Rachael Ray, Allan Havey, Antony & the Johnsons
Jay Leno: Terry Bradshaw, OneRepublic
Jimmy Kimmel: Dane Cook, Maroon 5 (R 9/28/10)
Craig Ferguson: Mary Lynn Rajskub, Carl Edwards
Jimmy Fallon: Naomi Watts, Nick Swardson, Alton Brown
Carson Daly: Morgan Spurlock, Buff Monster
Tavis Smiley: Stephen Dubner, Edward Norton
Chelsea Lately: AnnaLynne McCord, Chris Hardwick, Ben Gleib, Arden Myrin (R 9/30/10)
The View: Edward Norton, Wes Craven, Tommy Hilfiger, Emeril Lagasse
Regis and Kelly: Mary-Louise Parker, Emma Roberts, guest co-host Guy Fieri
Ellen DeGeneres: Michael C. Hall, Tony Danza, C.J. Holland & Dakota Bradley

October 4, 2010 | Comments: 0

This Week on TV (9/20-9/24)

Monday, September 20
GMA: Sigourney Weaver, Sofia Vergara
Early Show: Chef Katie Lee
Today Show: Kelli Giddish, Jason Ritter, food writer Pam Anderson
David Letterman: Bill Clinton, Chromeo
Jay Leno: Justin Timberlake, Jane Lynch, OK Go
Jimmy Kimmel: Courteney Cox, Bruno Tonioli, Phoenix
Craig Ferguson: Mindy Kaling, Steve Hartman
Jimmy Fallon: Julianna Margulies, Cory Monteith, Superchunk
Carson Daly: Kristen Schaal, B.o.B, Chef Wolvesmouth, the Walkmen
Tavis Smiley: Sec. Kathleen Sebelius, Arianna Huffington
Daily Show: Jimmy Carter
Colbert Report: Pavement
Chelsea Lately: Meghan McCain, Josh Wolf, Heather McDonald, Gary Valentine
Lopez Tonight: Eric Dane, Cloris Leachman, Daughtry
The View: Jimmy Carter
Regis and Kelly: Julianna Margulies, Sofia Vergara, Cory Monteith
Ellen DeGeneres: Courteney Cox, Alex O'Loughlin, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, OK Go

Tuesday, September 21
GMA: Bill Clinton; Michael Imperioli, Rachael Ray, cast members from "The Breakfast Club”
Early Show: Jim Belushi, Danielle Steel, Chef Marcus Samuelsson
Today Show: Tori Spelling, Shia LaBeouf, Lauren Graham, Maroon 5
David Letterman: Simon Baker, Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi, Maroon 5
Jay Leno: Ed Helms, Casey Affleck, Sheryl Crow
Jimmy Kimmel: Julie Bowen, Ty Burrell, Eric Stonestreet, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Band of Horses
Craig Ferguson: Patricia Heaton, Adam Brody, Sara Bareilles
Jimmy Fallon: Tina Fey, Colin Hanks, Merle Haggard
Carson Daly: Steve-O, Freddie Wong, Nas & Damian Marley
Tavis Smiley: Tim Robbins
Daily Show: Sigourney Weaver
Colbert Report: Eric Schmidt
Chelsea Lately: Emily Rose, Matt Braunger, Sarah Colonna, Mo Mandel
Lopez Tonight: Kevin Nealon, Michael Franti & Spearhead
The View: Sigourney Weaver, Tori Spelling
Regis and Kelly: Shia Labeouf, Jim Belushi
Ellen DeGeneres: Hugh Laurie, Michael Franti & Spearhead

Wednesday, September 22
GMA: Documentarian Davis Guggenheim, "Dancing With the Stars" castoffs, Tom Jones
Early Show: William Shatner
Today Show: Jon Stewart, Colin Cowie
David Letterman:
Joaquin Phoenix, Tom Jones
Jay Leno: Ryan Reynolds, Betty White, Tommy Lee
Jimmy Kimmel: Jeremy Renner, Jaime King
Craig Ferguson: The cast of "The Big Bang Theory"
Jimmy Fallon: Josh Brolin, Ben Rappaport, Jeff Musial, chef Kerry Simon
Carson Daly: Rob Corddry, Jay Electronica, Alberta Cross
Tavis Smiley: Philip Seymour Hoffman
Daily Show: Edward Norton
Colbert Report: Guillermo Del Toro
Chelsea Lately: Laird Hamilton, Jason Sklar, Michelle Collins, Jo Koy
Lopez Tonight: Anthony Anderson, Morgan Spurlock, Santana & India.Arie
The View: Nathan Lane, Rob Morrow
Regis and Kelly: Kristin Chenoweth, Annalynne McCord, Tim Gunn
Ellen DeGeneres: Brooke Shields, Selena Gomez & the Scene

Thursday, September 23
GMA: Selena Gomez
Early Show: Simon Baker
Today Show: Tina Fey, Ben Rappaport, Ken Jeong, Michael Lomonaco
David Letterman:
James Franco, Sofia Vergara, Shakira
Jay Leno: Jimmy Smits, Jackie Evancho, Brian Wilson
Jimmy Kimmel: Zach Galifianakis, Jessica Capshaw, Trombone Shorty
Craig Ferguson: Jon Hamm, Jonathan Ames, Bettye LaVette
Jimmy Fallon: Amy Poehler, Rashida Jones, Pavement
Carson Daly: Ron Perlman, Robert Hall, Janelle Monae
Tavis Smiley: Hugh Laurie
Daily Show: His Majesty King Abdullah II
Colbert Report: Oscar Goodman
Chelsea Lately: Kristen Bell, Bobby Lee, Whitney Cummings, Ross Mathews
Lopez Tonight: Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino, Rob Schneider
The View: 3000th episode celebration, Tina Fey
Regis and Kelly: Judge Judy Sheindlin, Amy Poehler
Ellen DeGeneres: Ed Helms, Kelly Osbourne

Friday, September 24
GMA: Vanessa Williams, Aaron Sorkin , John Legend, the Roots
Early Show: Tom Selleck, Donnie Wahlberg, Bridget Moynahan, Tom Jones
Today Show: Jerry Seinfeld and Ted Nancy; Seth Meyers
David Letterman:
Shia LaBeouf, Brian Regan, Jimmy Eat World
Jay Leno: Dwyane Wade, Zachary Levi, Gloria Gaynor
Jimmy Kimmel: Joaquin Phoenix, "Science Bob" Pflugfelder, Primus
Craig Ferguson: Jason Schwartzman, Willie Nelson
Jimmy Fallon: Blake Lively, Joshua Topolsky, John Legend
Carson Daly: Olivia Munn, BTTR Ventures, La Roux (R 4/13/10)
Tavis Smiley: Ken Burns
Chelsea Lately: Jared Leto, John Caparulo, Arden Myrin, Lavell Crawford (R 9/16/10)
The View: Teri Hatcher, Michael Eisner
Regis and Kelly: Susan Sarandon, Tom Selleck, guest co-host Bryant Gumbel
Ellen DeGeneres: Jimmy Smits, Maroon 5

September 20, 2010 | Comments: 0

Forbes: The Disney Star Machine

We recently spoke about the "Disney Star Machine" with Meghan Casserly of Forbes.  As we've said before, the Disney Channel churns out some of the most popular and marketable tween/teen stars year after year.  From the old days of Christina and Britney to current Disney Princesses Demi and Selena, they know how to market and leverage their stars.

Check out an excerpt below and be sure to read the article in it's entirity at Forbes.

David Schwab, vice president of Octagon First Call, a celebrity acquisition and activation firm, says that television is ground zero for all marketing to the Disney demographic. "While TV time is decreasing for older audiences with the rise of the internet, for Disney's core young audience, it's central to their media habits," he says. "It's where they get their biggest exposure."

As an illustration, Schwab points out that Camp Rock Two, released September 3, has been watched "three times in its entirety" by his three children, all under seven years old. "They're not into radio at a young age, and their Internet time is restricted or monitored by parents," he says. "So for the five to 12-year- olds, television delivers the most lopsided percentage of their media messages." And for Disney, it works, even after their stars-and audiences-grow up.

"The shows and the stars see continued success even after the series stop producing new episodes-or even when their audience outgrows it," says Schwab. Every few years, new children (largely little girls) come into the Disney sweet-spot age group, and the company capitalizes by syndicating their old series. "The audience then increases in two ways for Disney and the star: young kids catch reruns for the first time and become fans, and the stars themselves move on to develop new properties and take their aging audience with them," he says. Case in point: Miley Cyrus's Hannah Montana may be in its final season, but her edgy line of clothing for Wal-Mart, Miley Cyrus & Max Azria, is selling alongside Disney-branded Hannah Montana merchandise in the mass retailer.

September 8, 2010 | Comments: 0

This Week’s Most Valuable Entertainment Tweeters

Enjoy this week’s roundup of “Most Valuable Entertainment Tweeters” in no particular order…

Christina Applegate (@1capplegate): After announcing her pregnancy earlier this summer, Applegate has frequently posted witty, sarcastic updates about life as a mom-to-be. Sure to make her nearly 650,000 followers laugh, she's setting herself up as a prime target for pregnancy or new mom-related deals.

Selena Gomez (@selenagomez): This young star had good reason to tweet in anticipation of the Teen Choice Awards, as she won all four awards for which she was nominated. She has also been promoting her new Dream out Loud clothing line for K-Mart via Twitter to her 2.5 million+ enthusiastic followers.

Shawn Johnson (@shawneyj): Shawn has current deals with GotMilk and Nintendo Wii, both of which she has recently tweeted about. She references her appearance at the launch of GotMilk's "Refuel America" campaign alongside Apolo Ohno and Chris Bosh as well as her Ambassador role for Wii's Summer Games 2010.

Curtis Stone (@curtis_stone): This celeb chef is part of GMC's Trade Secrets campaign, providing recipes and cooking demonstrations on the company's website. He recently demonstrated how to poach eggs perfectly - and posted the link to the video on Twitter. As a new panelist on the upcoming season of NBC's America's Next Great Restaurant, the chef will continue to increase his fan base.

Katy Perry (@katyperry): Colorful musician Perry has been on-the-go this week, hosting the Teen Choice Awards and releasing the video to her new single Teenage Dream. She kept over 3 million followers up-to-date through energetic tweets about the events. Perry's marketability has skyrocketed this summer - from performing at Volkswagen's 2011 Jetta launch in June to preparing to release her newest album at the end of August, she has never left the spotlight.

August 13, 2010 | Comments: 0