Politics

Ann Romney to Guest Host Good Morning America




Ann Romney is coming to morning television. The wife of Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney, will guest host Good Morning America on Oct. 10, during the 8 am hour. READ MORE

PC #57: Crouching Tiger, Hidden Fool

On today’s Pop Confidential podcast Jamey Giddens, Luke Kerr, Jillian Bowe, Regan Cellura and Melodie Aikels weigh in on the latest pop culture hot topics and TV headlines, including:

Lindsay Lohan is allegedly attacked in New York City. Arnold Schwarzenegger writes a memoir. Sons of Anarchy star Johnny Lewis dies in a murder/suicide. 

The fall TV season is in full swing with the returns of Modern Family, The New Girl, Private Practice, Scandal, Grey’s Anatomy, Revenge and Once Upon a Time. Find out which shows  the PC gang can't get enough of.

A number of new series have also premiered this fall. What does the PC crew think about Ben and Kate, Partners, Revolution and Last Resort? Regan weighs in on the Weeds series finale.

In music news, the Foo Fighters are ending. What does the PC gang think of “Gangnam Style” as the song rockets up the charts? A brawl breaks out at the BET Awards.

All this and much more on today’s Pop Confidential podcast.

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Ellen DeGeneres Wants You to Vote For Stuff

With the election season in full swing, Hollywood has rolled out a campaign encouraging American’s to vote in this year’s election. Comedian and daytime talk show host Ellen DeGeneres joined Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire, Selena Gomez, Edward Norton, Jonah Hill, Benicio Del Toro, Sarah Silverman, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and soap grad  Amanda Seyfried in the bipartisan campaign Vote 4 Stuff.

DiCaprio told the Associated Press:

"This is one of the most important elections of our lifetime," said DiCaprio, whose production company, Appian Way, is a producer of Vote 4 Stuff. "We are using the power of social media throughout the Vote 4 Stuff campaign to incite bipartisan conversation around real issues, encourage registration and voting in November."

The tongue-in-cheek video features stars saying what they’d vote for. Zac Efron claims he’d vote to keep tigers out of school and for more high fives.  Deltoro would cast his ballot for 4-day weekends. Ellen claims she’d vote to give women the right to vote. Watch the Vote 4 Stuff video after the jump! READ MORE

DC #690: Daytime Salsa and Primetime Emmy Predictions on The Morning Jolt With Larry Flick

On today’s Daytime Confidential podcast Luke Kerr, Jamey Giddens and Jillian Bowe dish about soap operas, talk shows and TV pop culture with Larry Flick and Keith Price on SiriusXM’s The Morning Jolt with Larry Flick.

The DC gang dishes about the bloodbath at The Young and the Restless. Flick weighs in on The Bold and the Beautiful’s summer storyline and the state of Days of our Lives. Jamey Giddens spills some tea about Sean Kanan’s return to GH. The topic turns to the host of new talk shows premiering this fall. Should GH fans be cheering for Katie to succeed?

In the last hour the topic turns to Glee and the primetime Emmy awards this weekend. Larry asks Luke, Jamey and Jillian to predict the winners in each category. Tune in to find out who they chose and then see who was on the money when the Emmy awards are handed out on Sunday.

Follow Larry Flick on Twitter. Follow Keith Price on Twitter. Visit SiriusOutQ.com for more on The Morning Jolt with Larry Flick.

All this and much more on today’s Daytime Confidential podcast.

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Oprah Lands Atop Forbes’ Highest-Paid Celebrities List


Former daytime queen Oprah Winfrey topped Forbes’ Highest-Paid Celebrities list, thanks to her earnings from Dr. Phil, Rachael Ray, The Dr. Oz Show, O magazine and her satellite radio station. Reportedly, she earned $165 million from May 2011 to May 2012. Forbes warns that they expect her to fall next year when they will not include syndication money in their count. 
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PC #54: Snow White and the Hunchin'

On today’s Pop Confidential podcast Jamey Giddens, Luke Kerr, Jillian Bowe and Regan Cellura dive into the latest pop culture news, headlines and TV series storylines.

The Batman: Dark Knight Rises tragedy at a movie theater in Aurora, Colorado rocked the country. The PC gang weighs in on the tragic event.  Kristen Stewart was photographed cheating on Robert Pattinson and issued a head scratching statement. Are their relationship problems getting more coverage than deserved? The 2012 Summer Olympics kicked off with a cameo by James Bond star Daniel Craig.

TV lost an icon with the passing of Sherman Hemsley and the PC crew shares their favorite memories from The Jeffersons and Amen.  The team discusses the latest twists on TNT’s delicious Dallas. Political Animals reminds Luke of a political version of Brothers & Sisters.  Does True Blood need to refocus because it has too much going on? Dancing with the Stars announces the returning cast list for Dancing with the All-Stars.  The original Teen Mom is ending its run.

The Jackson family is acting out and Jillian says it’s a sad day when La Toya Jackson is providing the voice of reason. Is there a plot by Jackson siblings to get their hands on Michael Jackson’s money? Katherine Jackson went missing. Allegedly, Janet slapped Paris and Paris slapped Janet right back.  Did Janet go along to protect her own fortune from her brothers? A judge awarded Tito’s son TJ temporary custody of Michael Jackson’s three children.

All this and much more on today’s Pop Confidential podcast!

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