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Segment 1 – Host Chat: Oscar Preview Feat. Chris Gardner (The Hollywood Reporter) Segment 2 – Interview: Comedian Dylan Brody Segment 3 – Live on Location: Sedona International Film Festival

Segment 1 – Host Chat: President’s Day / Review: “XX” Segment 2 – Interview: Amanda Fry (“Hunted”) Segment 3 – Interview: Robert Moody (Arizona MusicFest)

Segment 1 – Host Chat: Valentine’s Day / Review: “Fifty Shades Darker” Segment 2 – Interview: Kissing Expert Andréa Demirjian Segment 3 – Interview: Producer Kassi Crews (“Broken Memories”)

Segment 1 – Host Chat: Super Bowl Commercials Segment 2 – Interview: Candi Cerreta (Glendale Chocolate Affaire) Segment 3 – Interview: Tommy Koenig (“Baby Boomer Baby”)

Segment 1 – Interview: Author W. Bruce Cameron (“A Dog’s Purpose”) Segment 2 – Interview: Choreographer Kathryn Burns (“Crazy Ex-Girlfriend”) Segment 3 – Reviews: “I Am Michael” and “Split”

Segment 1 – Host Chat / Review: “Paterson” Segment 2 – Interview: Illusionists Kadan and Brooklyn Rockett (“America’s Got Talent”) Segment 3 – Interview: Patrick Schweiss (Sedona International Film Festival)

Segment 1 – Host Chat / Reviews: “20th Century Women” and “Patriot’s Day” Segment 2 – Interview: Writer Steve Alten (“Meg” and “Dog Training the American Male”) Segment 3 – Interview: Special Events Coordinator Tricia Kramer (Litchfield Park)

Segment 1 – Host Chat: Holiday Recap Segment 2 – Reviews: “A Monster Calls,” “Fences,” “Hidden Figures” and “Lion” Segment 3 – Reviews: “Passengers” and “Why Him?”

Segment 1 – Host Chat: New Year’s Eve / Best Movies of 2016 Segment 2 – Interview: Travel Expert Pauline Frommer ( Segment 3 – Interview: Jeff Straus (Countdown Entertainment)

Butterscotch Mousse with Vanilla Salt Serves 12 Granny was the ultimate Southern hostess. She always kept pretty little tins of candy in her sitting room. I loved the long candy sticks, but hated the butterscotch rounds. You remember? The ones … Read More

Segment 1 – Host Chat: Christmas Eve Segment 2 – Review: “Sing” Segment 3 – Interview: Celebrity Chef Carla Hall (“The Chew”)

Segment 1 – Host Chat: Santarchy / Review: “La La Land” Segment 2 – Interview: Hot Cocoa Expert Julia Farmer (Arizona Culinary Institute) Segment 3 – Interview: Musician/Actor Ben Rauch (“Jersey Christmas”)

Segment 1 – Host Chat: Christmas Parties / Reviews: “Office Christmas Party,” “Jackie” and “Nocturnal Animals” Segment 2 – Interview: Showrunners Chris Cullari and Jennifer Raite (“12 Deadly Days”) Segment 3 – Interview: Comedian Lachlan Patterson (“Live from Venice Beach”)

Segment 1 – Host Chat / Reviews: “Bad Santa 2” and “Manchester by the Sea” Segment 2 – Interview: Actress Cheryl Texiera (“Girl Meets World”) Segment 3 – Interview: Author/Screenwriter W. Bruce Cameron (“A Dog’s Purpose”)

Segment 1 – Host Chat: Black Friday / Farmers Blend Coffee / Wine RayZyns / Kenu Stance / Review: “Moana” Segment 2 – Home Chef / Vivitar Home Automation Starter Kit / Salty Bath / Nutri Ninja Nutri Bowl DUO and … Read More

Segment 1 – Host Chat: Thanksgiving / Review: “The Edge of Seventeen” Segment 2 – Interview: Marty Van Ness (Butterball Turkey Talk-Line) Segment 3 – Interview: Marsha Mason (“Act of God”)

Segment 1 – Host Chat Segment 2 – Outlets at Anthem Christmas Tree Lighting Preshow (Featuring Raini Rodriguez and Tiffany Alvord) Segment 3 – Interview: Sean Burke

Segment 1 – Host Chat / Reviews: “Hacksaw Ridge” and “Trolls” Segment 2 – Interview: Actor Mark Moses (“Fear, Inc.”) Segment 3 – Interview: Actor Christian Hoff (“The Midtown Men”)

Segment 1 – Host Chat: Halloween / Review: “31” Segment 2 – Interview: Actor Jeff Daniel Phillips (“31) Segment 3 – Interview: Actress Valerie Perrine (“Silver Skies”)

Segment 1 – Host Chat / Reviews: “Desierto,” “Priceless” and “Voiceless” Segment 2 – Interview: Singer/Songwriter Heart Hays Segment 3 – Interview: Actor Justin Baldoni (“Jane the Virgin”)

Segment 1 – Host Chat / Review: “Deepwater Horizon” Segment 2 – Interview: Vissa Rammohan (Shilpa Offshore) Segment 3 – Interview: Lisa DiPinto (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)

Segment 1 – Host Chat / Reviews: “The Magnificent Seven” and “Storks” Segment 2 – Interview: Actress Jade Pettyjohn (“School of Rock”) Segment 3 – Interview: Comic Hypnotist Flip Orley  

Segment 1 – Host Chat / Review: “Sully” Segment 2 – Interview: Actress Morgan Saylor (“White Girl”) Segment 3 – Interview: Kurt Joseph (“Thunder from Down Under”) Full Show: COMING SOON

Segment 1 – Host Chat: Labor Day Weekend / Review: “Skiptrace” Segment 2 – In Memoriam: Actor Gene Wilder (Feat. Comedian Greg Proops) Segment 3 – Interview: Actress Melora Hardin (“Transparent”) Full Show: COMING SOON

Segment 1 – Host Chat / Review: “Suicide Squad” Segment 2 – Interview: Henderson ‘Coop’ Cooper (Former LAPD Officer and CIA Officer) Segment 3 – Interview: Contortionist Sofie Dossi (“America’s Got Talent”) Full Show: COMING SOON

Mila Kunis plays an over-worked, over-committed and exhausted mother who joins forces with two other over-stressed moms (Kathryn Hahn and Kristen Bell) on a quest to liberate themselves from conventional responsibilities – going on a wild, un-mom-like binge of long … Read More

Segment 1 – Host Chat / Review: “Bad Moms” Segment 2 – Interview: Landau Eugene Murphy, Jr. (“America’s Got Talent”) Segment 3 – Interview: Sean Burke (“Pressing America’s Reset Button”) Full Show: COMING SOON

Jesse Eisenberg plays a young Bronx native who, in the 1930’s, moves to Hollywood where he falls in love with the secretary (Kristen Stewart) of his powerful uncle (Steve Carell), an agent to the stars. After returning to New York … Read More

Segment 1 – Host Chat / Reviews: “Cafe Society” Segment 2 – Interview: Lauren Arkin (LA Boudoir Miami) Segment 3 – Interview: Comedic Daredevil Ryan Stock (“America’s Got Talent”) Full Show: COMING SOON

Kristen Wiig and Melissa McCarthy play paranormal enthusiasts who, following a ghost invasion of Manhattan, band together with a nuclear engineer (Kate McKinnon) and subway worker (Leslie Jones) to stop an otherworldly threat. (PG-13 – 105 minutes) “Ghostbusters” could have … Read More

Segment 1 – Host Chat / Review: “Ghostbusters” Segment 2 – Interview: Paranormal Investigator Debi Chestnut Segment 3 – Interview: Christopher the Dancing Puppet Man (“America’s Got Talent”)     Full Show:

Louis C.K. voices a terrier who regularly invites his friends to hang out at his place while his owner is gone. But his quiet life is upended when said owner also takes in a stray mutt (Eric Stonestreet) who he … Read More

A dachshund is taken in by a veterinary technician (Greta Gerwig), who soon sets off on a road trip. The lovable dog also encounters a young boy, a film professor, and a troubled grandmother and granddaughter. Other stars include Ellen … Read More

Julian Dennison plays a defiant city kid who gets a fresh start in the New Zealand countryside with a new foster family. When a tragedy strikes that threatens to ship him to another home, he and his uncle (Sam Neill) … Read More

Ruby Barnhill plays a young girl named who encounters a Big Friendly Giant (Mark Rylance) who, despite his intimidating appearance, turns out to be a kindhearted soul that is considered an outcast by the other giants because, unlike them, he … Read More

Frank Grillo reprises his role as a former police sergeant who, two years after choosing not to kill the man who killed his son, has become head of security for Senator Charlene Roan (Elizabeth Mitchell) – the front runner in … Read More

Segment 1 – Host Chat: Pick-Up Lines and Periscope Fan Interaction Segment 2 – Review: “The Purge: Election Year” Segment 3 – Interview: Dr. James Howard (Pros and Cons of Implementing an Annual Purge) Segment 4 -Discussion: Would You Purge? Segment 5 – Interview: Filmmaker … Read More

Segment 1 – Host Chat: In Summer… Segment 2 – Reviews: “The Duel” and “The Phenom” Segment 3 – Interview: Journalist David Farrier (“Tickled”) Segment 4 -Interview: Dana Humphrey (The Pet Lady) – Part 1 Segment 5 – Interview: Dana Humphrey (The … Read More

Among the new movies that were released Friday, June 24 are a western starring Liam Hemsworth and Woody Harrelson, a sports drama starring Johnny Simmons, Paul Giamatti and Ethan Hawke and a single-setting thriller starring Blake Lively. ‘The Duel’ Liam … Read More

Among the new movies that were released Friday, June 17 are a comedy starring Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart, a horror flick feeding off coulrophobia and a sequel to one of the most beloved animated adventures of this generation. ‘Central … Read More

Among the new movies that were released Friday, June 10 are a scary sequel starring Vera Farmiga and Patrick Wilson, a western starring Michael Paré and a fantasy actioner based on a video game franchise. ‘The Conjuring 2’ Vera Farmiga … Read More

Among the new movies that were released Friday, June 3 are a romantic drama starring Emilia Clarke and Sam Claflin, a comedic mockumentary starring Andy Samberg and an actioner sequel starring four computer-generated turtles. ‘Me Before You’ Emilia Clarke plays … Read More

Segment 1 – Host Chat: Call from Bobbie, Show Preview and Listener Artwork Segment 2 – Review: “Finding Dory” Segment 3 – Interview: Ken Peterson (Monterey Bay Aquarium) Segment 4 -Interview: Actor Ben Patterson (“Greenleaf”) Segment 5 – Interview: Relationship Coach Marni Kinrys … Read More

Segment 1 – Host Chat: Joseph’s Friend Danny, Call from Bobbie and Periscope Fan Interaction Segment 2 – Review: “Traded” Segment 3 – Interview: Comedian Johnno Wilson (“First Impressions”) Segment 4 -Interview: Author Bob Perlow (“The Warmup Guy”) Segment 5 – Interview: Actress Molly Hagan (“BFFs”) … Read More

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Segment 1 – Host Chat: More Cheesy Pick-Up Lines and Periscope Fan Interaction Segment 2 – Interview: Comedian Melissa Villaseñor (“First Impressions”) Segment 3 – Interview: Author Jeremy Arnold (“Turner Classic Movies: The Essentials – 52 Must-See Movies and Why They Matter”) Segment 4 … Read More

Segment 1 – Host Chat: Cheesy Pick-Up Lines / Review: “X-Men: Apocalypse” Segment 2 – Interview: Anthony Michaels (“Ink Master”) Segment 3 – Interview: Julian Fernandez (“First Impressions”) Segment 4 – Interview: Carlie Craig (“First Impressions”) Segment 5 – Interview: Camilla d’Errico (Pop … Read More

Among the new movies that were released Friday, May 27 are a comedy starring Adam Sandler and David Spade and a superhero sequel starring James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender and Jennifer Lawrence. ‘The Do Over’ Adam Sandler and David Spade play … Read More

Hour 1: Segment 1 – Host Chat: Inappropriate T-Shirt Bar Crawl Recap Segment 2 – Review: “The Lobster” Segment 3 – Interview: Dr. Bob Bayer (Lobster Institute) Hour 2: Segment 4 – Interview: Justin Rupples (“First Impressions”) Segment 5 – Interview: Co-Writer/Director Mike Norris (“AmeriGeddon”) Segment 6 – Review: “Manhattan … Read More

Among the new movies that were released Friday, May 20 are an odd dramedy starring Colin Farrell and an old-fashioned noir starring Adrien Brody. ‘The Lobster’ Colin Farrell plays a single man who, in a dystopian near future, is taken … Read More

Segment 1 – Host Chat with Davelicious, Joseph “Gillette” Airdo and Trish the Dish Segment 2 – Review: “Money Monster” Segment 3 – Interview: Rusty Sarhan (“First Impressions”) Segment 4 – Interview: Actor Lane Garrison (“Roots”) Segment 5 – Review: “Sundown” / Interview: Actress Sara Paxton … Read More