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Rick Allen has been a rock star since he joined Def Leppard at the age of 15, and all of his hard work as a drummer will finally be recognized March 29th when he & the band are inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame at the Barclay's Center. "We kinda dismissed it because we've been on the books since 2005" Rick says about the band being snu ...…
 
He was so good the first time we had to invite him back! Jo Koy has been around a while but he's quickly climbing the comeidan ladder and is getting closer to the top! Jo met Brad Blanks for the first time and we learned that his Australian accent is pretty badm more importantly we learned that his mom entered him into talent competitions when ...…
 
For whatever reason, winter weather causes big show in-fighting! How many inches of snow are we getting? Are we getting anything? Things got pretty testy this morning between Scott & John Elliott! We touch on the passing of Broadway legend Carol Channing & a wacky story out of Texas where a woman was banned from Walmart because she was driving ...…
 
Brad Blanks hit the National Board of Review Awards Gala red carpet at Cipriani’s on 42nd street. Bradley Cooper won best director for “A Star is Born” & Steven Spielberg presented the award. Brad spoke to Sam Elliott, Bradley Cooper & kind of got in a few words with Lady Gaga Brad first spoke to Sam Elliott but quickly wrapped up with him beca ...…
 
Sebastian Maniscalco has 4 sold out shows upcoming at Madison Square Garden, a role in the critically acclaimed movie "Green Book" & an upcoming role in the Martin Scorsese film "The Irishman" along side Robert De Niro & Joe Pesci, but he told the big show he thinks he's just "flying under the radar" when it comes to his stardom! "I'm not reall ...…
 
Happy new year! John Oates checked in as our first star phone guest of the year to talk about his solo tour in support of his critically acclaimed album "Arkansas." Arkansas is a passion project of John's because it brings him back to his blues guitar-playing days before he teamed up with Daryl Hall, which led to them becoming the biggest selli ...…
 
Thank you for being with us in 2018! Louie Louie has compiled some of our best moments and not so best moments of the year for you to listen to! Over 90 minutes of fun while you enjoy your holiday break or head to work, You can even skip around to the bits you want to hear most, just take a look at the timestamps below! BRAD LIAM NEESON NITWIT ...…
 
Brad Blanks attended Bob Saget’s “Cool Comedy, Hot Cuisine” benefit at Caroline’s on Broadway for the Scleroderma Research Foundation and ran into some a couple of old friends…Bob Saget and John Oliver! Bob Saget talked about the event and upcoming projects, including the return of Fuller House and “Videos After Dark,” and when Brad got to John ...…
 
Mike Rowe has that familiar face and voice! You remember him from the hit TV show ‘Dirty Jobs’, all those Ford commercials and so much more! Now he's focused on season 3 of his facebook watch series "Returning The Favor." The series features people who are giving back to their communities in a selfless way! Mike selects one person nominated by ...…
 
One of my favorites from America's Got Talent checked in to talk about another show he's brought out of hibernation - Deal or No Deal! “Deal or No Deal” returned last Wednesday night 12/5 at on CNBC with 2 new episodes and Howie's brought the show back almost 10 years after it’s first run! He's got 30 episodes filmed and he did it in front of a ...…
 
The Big Show has been hot on the trail of Hugh Jackman for an interview and we heard he was available to the media after his ‘Today Show’ appearance December 4th, so naturally we sent Brad Blanks on a special mission to talk to the “Greatest Showman” actor who’s embarking on his first world tour in 2019! It was a huge roundtable junket in a sec ...…
 
We're doing it again! CBS-FM proudly presents the final Big Show of 2018, Live From Blythedale Children’s Hospital In Valhalla, New York Friday Morning December 14th From 6-10am! Performances By Rob Thomas Of Matchbox 20, Mark Rivera Of The Billy Joel Band, America’s Got Talent Finalist Sal Valentinetti, Acapella Group Six13, Twin Gold and of c ...…
 
It's been a long time coming...after years of constant stress and controversy (and a physical altercation), Brad Blanks finally got the interview he's coveted since joining the big show...a face to face with Julia Roberts! He caught up with her on the red carpet for her new movie "Ben is Back" and he even got some parenting advice! To fully und ...…
 
Kathleen Lynn, director of communications for North Shore Animal League America stopped by with three adorable adoptable pups to help promote a busy week for the wonderful organization. Today only for “Giving Tuesday” - When you donate to North Shore Animal League America, every dollar of your donation will be matched up to $120,000! North Shor ...…
 
Harvey Blanks is the big show junior correspondant, and we sent him out with his dad Brad to review the Wreck it Ralph sequel "Ralph Breaks the Internet" which is out in theaters November 21st. "Ralph Breaks the Internet" has an all-star cast of voices including John C. Reilly, Sarah Silverman, Jack McBrayer, Gal Gadot, Taraji P. Henson and Jan ...…
 
Jack McBrayer, SAG award winner and an EMMY nominated actor for his work on “30 Rock” checked in to discuss the release of the Wreck it Ralph sequel "Ralph Breaks The Internet!" Jack stars as Fix it Felix in "Ralph Breaks the Internet" out in theaters November 21st with an all-star cast of voices including John C. Reilly, Sarah Silverman, Gal G ...…
 
Thanksgiving doesn't start for the big show until Stew Leonard makes his annual visit! This year Stew taught us how to carve a 40 lb turkey and gave us details on how to get a full Thanksgiving meal for 8 for under $19 per person! (Go to www.Stewscatering.com to find out!) We covered it all, including Stew’s Wines and all the Christmas tree lig ...…
 
Introducing Clifton, Fraser & Victor, the Canadian vocal group The Tenors! You’ve seen them perform for the past 4 Presidents, her Majesty the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee and at the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree lighting! And the Tenors are hitting the road for their ‘Home for the Holidays’ tour! It comes to Town Hall in Manhattan December 20th ...…
 
Taylor Dayne was at the top of the mountain with her ultra smash hit "Tell it to My Heart" in the late 1980's and she's decided to share personal stories about that time and beyoned with her first memoir! “Tell it to My Heart: How I lost my $#*t, Conquered My Fear and Found my Voice” comes out on Valentine’s Day 2019. You can pre-order it now a ...…
 
Sal Valentinetti is returning to the place where it all started for him, the 'America's Got Talent' stage! He was one of the lucky 50 chosen across all the AGT shows internationally to compete on 'America’s Got Talent: The Champions” kicking off January 7th on NBC. Previous champions and fan favorites from past seasons will compete and we will ...…
 
We first had Gabriel Iglesias on the big show in 2014, and i knew immediately this guy was going to be a star! The San Diego native has risen to the top teir of comedians over the past few years and he's always been kind enough to check in and let us know what's coming up next! First and foremost, he's Performing at The Brooklyn Academy of Musi ...…
 
Jo Koy has been in the business of comedy for 30 years, but you probably just recently started to hear about him. It's taken a long time but Jo is making it big with his standup, yet he's still humbled by his beginnings. He got his first big break back when Jay Leno was helming The Tonight Show, and right up to that point he was without insuran ...…
 
It was the #1 movie in America over the weekend...the Queen biopic 'Bohemian Rhaopsody' brought in a healthy $50 million bucks! Our own Patty Steele was one of the first to see it and gives us her review! [[{"fid":"12511","view_mode":"full","fields":{"format":"full","alignment":""},"link_text":"Bohemian Rhapsody | Official Trailer [HD] | 20th C ...…
 
Whenever Dr. Oz stops by the big show studio we know we are going to cover a wide range of topics. This time we learned CPR, investigated pre-made cauliflower products and if they are healthy, learned about the misconceptions of skim milk over whole milk, we talked about the debut of a new food series “The Dish” on Oz! Daphne Oz, Valerie Bertin ...…
 
Maury Povich has become the king of the lie detector test! He’s been doing it for 21 years on his hit syndicated show “Maury” and it’s become an institution! We got into deep discussion about his beginnings: “We started together” Maury said, “we were rookies at the same time,” to his time on “A Current Affair,” the birth of the lie detector phe ...…
 
Dennis DeYoung may not be timely when sending out 1000th show congratulations videos, but he sure knows how to hype up a show! He checked in to talk about “The Grand Illusion” 40th Anniversary Album Tour which features "Come Sail Away" and so many other great hits! Dennis and his incredible band are playing the St. George Theater in Staten Isla ...…
 
Barry Williams is always up to something! This time he's checking in to talk about his latest venture....you can hang out with Mr. Greg Brady shen he hosts The Classic TV Stars Cruise, sailing out November 8-14, 2019 from Fort Lauderdale to Grand Cayman, Puerto Costa Maya and Cozumel! Classic TV stars attending the cruise include Greg Evigan (B ...…
 
Some songs take on a completely different meaning when you find out what the lyrics actually mean and who the song was intended to be about! Take Bread's 1972 hit "Everything I Own," when i first heard the song i thought it was about a scorned love or broken relationship...but it turns out Bread's David Gates actually wrote the song about the d ...…
 
It's that time of year again! Rob Thomas checked in and confirmed that he will be a part of the party for the kids at Blythedale Children's Hospital December 14th! Rob has been so kind over the years to take time out and spend time with the kids. "It's the official start of Christmas for me" he proudly says when telling us he will attend. Rob i ...…
 
About four minutes into our interview with Bill Burr, we knew we were in for a doozy! We re-established who we were talking to by saying “We’re talking to Bill Burr…” and he interjected by saying “who’s ending his career right now!” Bill has never been one to hold back how he feels, and the same held true when he stopped by to talk about his sh ...…
 
Minka Kelly is back! You remember her from the hit show "Friday Night Lights" and "Parenthood," and now you can catch her on the new DC Universe streaming series "Titans." Minka plays Dove, who she describes as warm & nurturing but is also very strong and bad ass! Check out Mink's interview with Brad Blanks & Patty Steele. Minka joined us on be ...…
 
Not all sharks are created equal! Barbara Corcoran struggled early in her career, but eventually turned a $1,000 dollar loan into a real estate empire and now thrives on the ABC hit show “Shark Tank!” Since she’s been so successful in this role, we didn’t hold back in mentioning some of the big deals she walked on that are now huge successes (c ...…
 
Pat Monahan is in an interesting situation, his highly successful band Train has been around over 20 years, selling over 10 million records with over 30 million downloads and 8 top 40 hits! Train is around long enough to now have a greatest hits collection and tour with Rock & Roll Hall of Famers Bon Jovi and Hall & Oates, but at the same time ...…
 
Paul Reiser is so busy! He plays Dr Owens in the Netflix smash hit 'Stranger Things,' he's co-starring with Christina Hendricks in the new Amazon series 'The Romanoffs,' he plays Kate McKinnon's dad in 'The Spy Who Dumped Me,' and yet he's taking time out of his busy schedule to do a string of comedy shows, including a big one at the St.George ...…
 
We had a very special guest in studio, former Big Show member Naomi DiClemete stopped by and hung out with us for the morning! We reminisced on all the fun we had back in the day and she got in on some of the wacky stories of the day, like the Italian playboy who slept with over 6,000 women and died while doing the deed! Brad Blanks' 'incredibl ...…
 
It’s not often you get to speak to a rock legend! Ann Wilson is a rock & roll hall of famer with 20 top 40 singles & over 40 million records sold, and she was kind enough to check in and tell us about her new solo project plus give us a status update of Heart! Ann’s new solo album "Immortal" was all put into action when her good friend Chris Co ...…
 
Paul Simon wrapped up his "Homeward Bound" tour this weekend with shows at Madison Square Garden and Flushing Meadows Corona Park, and during the big show recap of the concerts we found out that Scott Shannon has never interviewed, or met, Paul. We didn't believe him so we investigated his claim! If you are in the mood for a good laugh, listen ...…
 
Tom Green has been around the block a few times, he was the king of MTV at one point in the late 90's/early 2000's, he’s graced the cover of Rolling Stone, hosted the Tom Green Show, guest-hosted on “The Late Show with David Letterman,” hosted “Saturday Night Live” and was married to Drew Barrymore! With all that success in his back pocket, Tom ...…
 
GRAMMY winning hit-maker Kenny Loggins checked in with Shannon in the Morning to talk about his new ‘Soundstage’ CD/DVD release and also revealed info on another project that we are closely monitoring -- 'Top Gun: Maverick'!
 
Jim Breuer keeps trucking along! He's currently on tour opening for Metallica and he just announced four more shows at the Paramount in Huntington, Long Island which makes it one whole year of his residency in February! Jim tells us how Metallica asked him to join the tour and tells us what kind of fans attend these shows (and of course he chec ...…
 
Why is the title of this podcast "Chuck Wepner calls Scott Shannon" when there's a photo of Scott with Gerry Cooney? Let us explain...you just never know who's listening to the show on any given day! Scott mistook boxer GERRY for fellow boxer CHUCK at a charity event earlier this week, and Chuck happened to be listening so he called in to give ...…
 
Brad Blanks spoke to superstar Matthew McConaughy at the red carpet premiere of “White Boy Rick” last night in NYC! And of course when Brad does a red carpet interview we have to listen closely because there's always one funny response to Brad's strange questions! White Boy Rick follows Rick Wershe, a single father who's struggling to raise two ...…
 
The big show reflects on the 17th anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks that changed our lives forever. We remember those who lost their lives and the brave first responders who helped us through that terrible day. [[{"fid":"10036","view_mode":"full","fields":{"format":"full","alignment":"","field_file_image_attribution[und][0][va ...…
 
Emmy & Golden Globe nominated actor & singer (and local favorite) Tony Danza dropped a line to the big show to talk about his current projects! Tony stars in the Netflix series “The Good Cop” which premieres September 21st – He plays a street smart, rule breaking, ex NYC cop and father to a straight-laced rule following cop, played by Josh Grob ...…
 
Two-time Emmy winner Deborah Norville checked in on the star phone to talk about the big 31st season premiere of Inside Edition! TV’s longest-running, top-rated, and most-honored syndicated newsmagazine with 5 million nightly viewers! Other than Deborah being upset about not being invited to the secret Paul McCartney show at Grand Central Frida ...…
 
Don Most loved to sing as a kid, he would belt out standards at Erasmus Hall High School in Brooklyn way before Ralph Malph was even a thought! And after a great career on Happy Days, Don is going back to his roots and doing what he loves…to sing! Don plays The Cutting Room in New York City September 8th with an 8 piece band showcasing his sing ...…
 
We had a very special guest this morning, the man who led the Staten Island little leaguers so close to the World Series...Joe Calabrese checked in to talk about the team’s incredible run! Joe is in Kentucky right now to see his son Rob, who plays in the San Francisco Giants organization, but he took time out to talk about Staten Island being j ...…
 
You remember Joel McHale from the hit show “Community” and as host of “The Soup” on E! And now Joel is staring along with Melissa McCarthy in “The Happytime Murders” – an R rated “puppet movie” that’s out now in theaters! Joel is also playing Caroline’s on Broadway this weekend, get tickets at www.carolines.com. Joel was a good sport during thi ...…
 
Did you miss any of the big show 1000th broadcast? Listen to the whole show here! Reminisce about the past 1000 shows with the big show crew & special guests Steve Perry, Beth Stern & Howard Stern, Elvis Duran, Mark Rivera, Dr. Oz, Steve Schirrippa, Debbie Gibson, Six13 & more!
 
Every August, the founder of Caroline’s Comedy Club Caroline Hirsch stops by the big show studio to give us the big scoop on the New York Comedy Festival! We talked about this year’s lineup, the state of comedy in our politically charged world and so much more! The 15th annual New York Comedy Festival runs November 5th to the 11th in partnershi ...…
 
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