Josie Bissett’s current project is “Paper Angels,” premiering November 16th at 6pm central on the Up Network. We discussed how she got involved in the project and how she made the transition to mostly family-friendly projects. We also tried to figure out what exactly made people lose their minds over Melrose Place back in the day.
During Bill McCormick’s weekly segments, we’ve been so busy being educational and sharing information on all the new superhero movies that we’ve been neglecting all the stories from our favorite state. This week, we remedied that.
The Movieman took time out from a vicious Twitter war to share his thoughts on “Big Hero 6” and “Interstellar.” He also shared an insider tip on successfully handling movies that run a little too long.
Joelle Carter stars as Ava Crowder on FX’s Peabody Award-winning drama “Justified.” Her newest project is “Jessabelle,” a thriller film out today in select theatres as well as video on demand. We discussed the audition process for the film, how she might be leading a resurgence in VHS technology, and how much she enjoyed Ben Garant’s script. I also sneakily tried to get her to reveal spoilers for the upcoming 6th and final season of “Justified.”
Alex is regularly seen on Food Network’s hit series “Chopped” and “Iron Chef America.” She called in to share some dessert ideas for the holidays. Alex is a notoriously tough judge on “Chopped,” so it was fun to hear her lighter side and actually make her laugh!
Chris Gorham called in to talk about the return of “Covert Affairs” on the USA network, with new episodes beginning Thursday night. He discussed the episode he directed next week, whether or not he’s an “actor’s director,” and the surprising way he learned how to play a CIA operative.
Danny Weurffel won the Heisman Trophy after the 1996 season when his Steve Spurrier-led Florida Gators won it all. He talked about being inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame, and was joined by Hall president John Stephenson, who shared details on a special promotion to honor Coaches who Care.
To officially kick off the season of holiday cooking anticipation panic, I called Alice Coffey from the Butterball Turkey Talk Line (1-800-Butterball), who was happy to share hints, tips, and some of the wackier questions she gets every year.
After five strong years creating memorable characters on Saturday Night Live, Nasim Pedrad now plays “Jane” on Fox TV’s new comedy “Mulaney.” We talked about the differences in the production schedules of SNL and a traditional sitcom, how much fun it is to work with Martin Short, and the object of wonder that is John Mulaney’s hair.