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Brad Blanks was in Austin, TX at the SXSW Festival for the World Premiere of the new Matthew McConaughey movie Beach Bum and talked with superstar Jimmy Buffett. Jimmy is now an actor! Also, Judah Friedlander stopped by the big show and shared his house hunting struggles in NYC, how his comedy has not changed in the political climate and why th ...…
 
Brad Blanks caught up with Jordan Peele, the comedian-turned-horror-director of “Get Out” has a new movie coming out March 22nd called “Us” that’s being hailed as one of the greatest modern day horror movies! Someone on the big show didn't quite get Jordan's doppelganger references when describing the movie to Brad! Eddie Money checked in to sh ...…
 
Ricky Gervais is back with a Netflix show many are saying is his best work ever (and yes, better than ‘The Office!’ Steve Carell even said so in a Tweet!). In the dark comedy ‘Afterlife,’ Ricky plays Tony, a small-town journalist whose wife of many years has died of cancer. He decides to turn around his grief and do whatever he wants and tell e ...…
 
We had a special on air reunion on the big show, Ross Brittain and his wife Rasa Kaye were together on air for the first time i decades! Ross & Rasa worked together from 1981-1983 at WABC and they had the chance to tell stories from back then and all other phases of their life while working for Scott & Patty on the big show March 14th & 15th 20 ...…
 
Listen back to the entire 5 year show live from the radio.com theater in Hudson Square! With special guests Taylor Dayne, Kevin Nealon, Bob Saget, Maury Povich, Stew Leonard and more! We say goodbye to Kermit the Wonderfrog and blast off to the next 5 years on CBS-FM!
 
Shelly Goldstein is a producer, writer & comedian who’s been our go-to the past few years for an insiders preview of the Oscars! She's giving us the scoop on who's going to win and who SHOULD win! The 91st Academy Awards airs Sunday night on ABC-7, hosted by… nobody! Shelly’s comedy videos on YouTube have over 3 million views & you can follow h ...…
 
Friend of the 'Big Show' Rob Thomas has officially announced the release of his highly anticipated fourth solo album Chip Tooth Smile which is set to arrive in stores and on streaming services April 26th. His brand new single "One Less Day (Dying Young)" was just released today, February 20th, and to celebrate, Rob dropped by to talk with Scott ...…
 
9-time Emmy award winning co-anchor of “CBS-2 News This Morning” & the first lady of Yonkers Mary Calvi stopped by the big show to talk about her debut novel “Dear George, Dear Mary: A Novel of George Washington's First Love.” It explores the ill-fated romance between Yonkers Colonial-era heiress Mary Philipse & 24-year-old George Washington. M ...…
 
Heather McDonald wrote, produced & appeared on E!’s Chelsea Lately for the entire 7 year run and now she’s discovered great success in the podcast world! After Chelsea’s run came to an end she had a couple of shows that didn’t pan out so she proclaimed “well, I guess it’s time for a podcast! I thought it was like over with… I guess I’ll be like ...…
 
While discussing an episode of 'The Bachelor' where a contestant admitted their first kiss was during the competition, Brad's young daughter Matilda says she wants to go on the show! This leads to the big show sharing their own first kiss stories (well, most of them)! Patty corrects the room when we assume she had her first kiss on a tractor at ...…
 
Deborah Norville checked in this morning to talk about what's coming up on Inside Edition, and one story she had to get in was a shocking admission by Liam Neeson! Liam admitted in a recent interview he had violent thoughts about killing a black person after learning that someone close to him had been raped. He shared the story while promoting ...…
 
Brad Blanks reported live from radio row in Atlanta this week as we get ready for Super Bowl LIII between the Patriots & Rams Sunday night at Mercedes Benz Stadium. He spoke to some well-known superstars and some interesting Atlanta locals during his trip. PRISSY THICK - Brad interviewed super bowl media influencer & Atlanta native “Prissy Thic ...…
 
Beth Ostrosky Stern, wife of Howard and foster mom to countless little kitties, dropped by the WCBS-FM studios today to give all the details on Hallmark Channel's Cat Bowl and Kitten Bowl 2019 -- and make Louie Louie sneeze -- A LOT! North Shore Animal League America is hosting a Kitten Bowl Party to showcase Hallmark Channel’s Kitten Bowl VI g ...…
 
Gabriel Iglesias appreciates his appearances on the big show, because he likes transparency! His latest Netflix special “One Show Fits All” is out today and he was happy we told the truth about not seeing it yet. “Thank you for being honest and saying you haven’t seen it…that’s very admirable” he says, “A lot of times people say they saw it and ...…
 
Good story to start the week! A woman in Australia gets bit on the buttcks by a python while she's sitting on the toilet! We get into the graphic details.... Scott has been bugging John Elliott about it and now it's official, he is a CBS-2 Weather Watcher....but does he qualify for the job? Scott supposedly has a weather station that consists o ...…
 
Our resident game show guy Jason Block “The Cuckoo Clock” branches out to the reality competition world to give us a rundown/predictions on the new hit show “The Masked Singer.” Brad Blanks caught up with Alfonso Cuaron, director of the film “Roma” and the movie’s lead actress Yalitza Aparicio. “Roma” was just nominated for 10 Academy Awards in ...…
 
Catch up on the big show! We may have found your dream job with Oscar Meyer looking for a full time driver of their weiner mobile! Scott wants to become one of John Elliott's weather watchers and Sue Aller had an unfortunate run-in with her brand new instant pot!
 
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 ...…
 
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