Entertainment Correspondent Lauren Conlin hits the red carpet and gets the scoop directly from the celebs. Red Carpet Rendezvous covers the latest in films, television, Broadway, celebrities and more. Instagram @redcarpetrendezvouspodcast Email: Lauren@magicshak.com
If you haven't watched Ginny + Georgia on Netflix, it's a MUST WATCH! It's where we discovered one of our new favs, Humberly Gonzalez, who plays Sophie Sanchez! Humberly, (and the 'H' is silent) is most definitely human sunshine, and we love her!
Special Extra Episode out today featuring the great Curtis Sliwa! If you are a New York City resident and wavering on who you'll vote for November 2nd, we encourage you to listen to this episode. Curtis discusses his plan for the city, not being the typical ' Republican' candidate, plus his rebuttal to Eric Adams accusing him of being 'racist' and more.
We all know Ron Duguay as an epic hockey player & announcer with MSG for over 10 years... but did you know Ron has TEA from his 'Studio 54' days in New York City!? Ron first broke the news to Page Six in 2019 about his rendezvous with Cher at Gene Simmons' apartment when he was in his 20's...if you haven't heard about this, you can hear it all now plus more on this fun episode.
Need a mid-week pick me up?! You'll love our inspirational guest, Kristine Carlson, co-author of the 'Don't Sweat the Small Stuff' series. Kristine's book 'Heart Broken Open' is also going to be a FILM premiering on Lifetime on October 16th..with Heather Locklear starring as Kristine!
We got a facelift! Welcome to very first episode of Lauren Interviews; the Podcast! Our first guest is one of our favorite people, Monica Crowley. Monica is one of the most brilliant women that we know- her story is so fantastic, and we're honored to share!
What a dream- not only do we LOVE Billy Bob's acting, but we love his voice! Check out this episode where we discuss the last season of 'Goliath' on Amazon Prime, and you can find out BB's favorite season!
James Murray, aka MURR, is so talented- it's totally unfair! In addition to being the funny man we all know and love, he just released a sci-fi book last week titled, 'The Stowaway.' James is so fun, and made our jobs so easy! Not to mention, the book is amazing so far...
Veteran stage and screen actor BD Wong joins this week's episode of Red Carpet Rendezvous Podcast to talk all things TV and Broadway! He currently stars as Akwafina's dad on 'Nora from Queens' on Comedy Central, and proudly directs tonight's (September 22, 2021) brand new episode! We have always loved BD Wong...from OZ to SVU..to Mulan..he's the BEST!!!!
Tennis player Mardy Fish' inspirational story is out now on Netflix, and we had the pleasure of speaking with him about his struggle with tennis and mental health. Listen to the episode and then watch the documentary on Netflix!
Nikki Blonsky first captured our hearts 14 years ago when she played the role of Tracy Turnblad in the 'Hairspray' movie! Listen to this episode as we catch up with Nikki to see what she's up to now, and how the role of Tracy, changed her life for the better.
More from the Netflix sports docs-series, 'Untold'! We're joined by AJ Galante, the subject of the new documentary Untold: Crime and Penalties. AJ's family has been called the 'real-life Sopranos' as his father Jimmy Galante is in the Waste Management Industry. Check out this episode before or after you watch the Netflix documentary on how AJ became the GM of a hockey team at 17 years old...
Hollywood Crime? Definitely. Christy Salters Martin joins us to discuss her life as a Hall of Fame boxer & survivor, plus the new docuseries on Netflix, 'Untold'. Christy's story is called, 'Deal with the Devil,' based on her life as a boxer, and surviving the murder attempt by her ex-husband and trainer, Jim Martin. Christy is a pillar of strength and an overall amazing woman. Don't miss this episode!
Shawn Ashmore (The Following, The Boys) joins us on Red Carpet Rendezvous to discuss his new Netflix thriller, 'Aftermath' and why we all need to watch! We've been watching Shawn since he starred in 'Cadet Kelly' with Hilary Duff! Hope we aren't aging ourselves :)
You may know John C. McGinley best from 'Scrubs'...or if you're anything like me, 'OFFICE SPACE'! Now John joins Andy Samberg and the cast of 'Brooklyn Nine- Nine' for its 8th season premiere on Thursday, August 12th! John is as delightful to speak with as he is on screen!
Have you started watching Dr. Death on Peacock? If you haven't, get ready- this show FREAKS us out as it's based on a true story! Actor Dominic Burgess (Star Trek, MA) joins us this week to discuss the new show and his role, plus lots more fun stuff.
Extra episode! Producer/Actor/Director Daniel Baldwin joins us to discuss his documentary film, 'My Promise to PJ,' premiering at the Long Beach Int'l film festival Friday, July 30th. PJ sadly passed away from an overdose, and Daniel kept his promise by taking his ashes to Spain to run with the bulls! It's truly a moving story- you won't want to miss this episode.
Get ready for season 2 of Outer Banks streaming on Netflix this Friday, July 30th! We've got Charles Esten (Nashville, Tell me Your Secrets) spilling all of the gossip about season 2! Once you hear this podcast, there is no way you'll miss out on 'Outer Banks.'
Actress Shannon Dang is our new favorite person! Starring in the CW show, 'Kung Fu,' Shannon started out as a professional dancer with the NFL and NBA- she's a true talent! The season finale of 'Kung Fu' airs tonight on CW, but not to worry! It's been renewed for season 2!
HBO has a new 6-part documentary out now (it's weekly, so far 2 episodes are streaming) focusing on Ronan Farrow's interviews for his podcast and book where he works to expose a powerful predator...ahem, Harvey Weinstein. We are joined by the film's talented directors Randy Barbato and Fenton Bailey to discuss the making of the film, and so much more. You might think you know the story of Harvey, but you really have no idea...
This week, Lauren is joined by multiple Emmy- Award Winner (and multiple Gracie-Award winner), Rita Cosby! Rita has incredible stories from her time in DC and beyond- from reporting alone in Tijuana at a Mexican Prison, to interviewing The Pope, Rita is beyond impressive.
Adorable Chef Aaron Sanchez drops by Red Carpet Rendezvous to talk about this season of MasterChef on Fox, his appearance on Crime Scene Kitchen tonight, and even shares some tips on how to get your kids to eat REAL food (instead of toddler food). Listen to the episode for a great chat with Chef Aaron!
Director/Writer Graham Mason and Writer/Actor Ike Ufomadu join Lauren Conlin to discuss their film 'Inspector Ike' premiering at the Rooftop Film Festival in NYC! This is a true NY film, and these guys put their hearts and souls into making this movie. In addition, it also stars comedian John Early- we love him as well! For more info on NYC Rooftop Films, go to www.rooftopfilms.com..
The last red carpet of Tribeca Film Festival was a blast, and we're bringing you exclusive interviews with the cast and crew of the new film, 'How it Ends'-- coming to theaters and VOD in July! Listen to this super fun episode taped live on the red carpet with Zoe Lister Jones, Daryl Wein and Cailee Spaeny.
Bada bing! Vincent Pastore joins Red Carpet Rendezvous for an extra episode this week! Vinny chats with us about his new film out in theaters and On-Demand, 'The Birthday Cake.' We think you'll enjoy Vinny..especially if you're a Sopranos fan!
Director/Performer Andy Señor Jr. documents his real life journey as he develops the groundbreaking production of 'Rent' in Cuba in the new documentary, 'Revolution Rent' NOW out on HBO Max! We speak with Andy and director Patrick Alvarez about making the film and the production come to life. In honor of PRIDE MONTH and the return of BROADWAY, don't miss this amazing episode.
'Red Carpet Rendezvous' is going back to its namesake...on the red carpet! 'In the Heights' film opened the 2021 Tribeca Film Festival this year, and we've got all the celebrities covered! Enjoy this fun special episode with clips live from the red carpet with Sharon Stone, Delroy Lindo, Bryan Cranston, and Justin Bartha.
With the 200th episode of Bar Rescue coming up this Sunday night, host and executive producer Jon Taffer chats with us about the show and new restaurant struggles during the pandemic! You'll never guess Jon's favorite meal in New York City...get ready for this super fun episode of Red Carpet Rendezvous!
Talk about a fun conversation! This week, Lauren Conlin chats with Emmy-Nominated actor Gregory Zarian (Westworld, The Family Business) about his film '86 Melrose Avenue,' his not so 'google-able' personal life, and so much more. Gregory's energy and positivity is infectious so don't miss this episode!
Golden-Globe Nominated Actor David Oyelowo made his directorial debut with the new film, 'The Water Man,' and it does not disappoint! David first caught our attention when he played Martin Luther King in the 2014 film Selma, and we've followed his career since! Tune in as David discusses the film and more, on this week's episode of Red Carpet Rendezvous!
This month, 77WABC is celebrating Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month. We want to recognize and honor their contributions and influence of Asian Americans and Pacific Islander Americans. Lauren Conlin spoke with actor Sendhil Ramamurthy (Never Have I Ever, Heroes) about his culture, career and so much more. Sendhil is an absolute gem!
Margaret Cho joins Lauren Conlin on Red Carpet Rendezvous this week to chat about her new Netflix film, podcast, AND Asian American Pacific Islanders Heritage Month! Margaret is truly amazing and the whole package- brilliant, funny, talented and beautiful inside and out. Don't miss this episode that entertains but also honors the AAPI Community!
Actor Holt McCallany (Mind Hunter, Fight Club) joins Red Carpet Rendezvous to talk about his new film with Jason Statham, 'Wrath of Man.' Holt is the whole package- smart, sexy, classy- don't miss this episode and go see 'WRATH OF MAN'!!!
Kate Flannery (aka Meredith from 'The Office') has a hilarious new film out on VOD and in theaters called, 'Golden Arm'- and YES, it's about arm wrestling! Kate joins us on Red Carpet Rendezvous to discuss the film and dishes on some behind the scenes antics that went on during the filming of 'The Office'!
Peter Hermann of 'Younger' joins us on Red Carpet Rendezvous to discuss the last season of the beloved show and more! Peter is soooo complimentary of his cast mates (ahem, Hilary Duff & Sutton Foster) and his lovely wife Mariska Hargitay! Don't miss this fun extra episode this week.
Horror movie fanatics GET READY! The newest installment of the 'Saw' franchise is out May 14th, and it's called 'Spiral.' We speak to director Darren Bousman- he's seriously the coolest guy, and such an underrated writer/director. Darren spills some juicy 'Saw' secrets, plus gives the inside scoop on the upcoming film.
Frankie Grande is an absolute gem and our new favorite person! Frankie has TWO virtual performances coming up that are going to be so much fun- 'Rock of Ages' Reunion and 'Titanique'! Visit FrankieGrandeTickets.com to reserve your space for the shows! We have the best conversation about Broadway, relationships, and the OSCARS. We know you're going to love Frankie as much as we do.
Broadway and American Idol's Constantine Maroulis joined us on 'Red Carpet Rendezvous' this week to talk about his 'Rock of Ages' Reunion special this weekend, his new single, and life after the pandemic (including the tragic death of his friend and co-star, Nick Cordero). Constantine is always a good time, and this episode is no different!
This week, we welcome Elizabeth Perkins (BIG, Weeds, Sharp Objects) to discuss the second season of 'The Moody's' on FOX. Plus MTV's Johnny Bananas ( Real World, The Challenge) joins us to chat about his new show, 'Celebrity Sleepover'! We get extremely candid with both of our guests, and of course, manage to throw in some Oscar chatter as the date approaches! Don't miss this week's episode with these talented and eclectic guests!
Topher Grace joins Lauren Conlin on Red Carpet Rendezvous this week to discuss all the things! His new show on ABC, 'Home Economics' premieres tonight and its Topher's first sitcom since 'That 70's Show.' We chat about the Oscars, playing the role of David Duke in BlacKKKlansman, and 'Home Economics' of course! Don't miss it.
Director/Actress Kyra Sedgwick (The Closer) joins us on 'Red Carpet Rendezvous' Podcast this week to talk about her new show on ABC, 'Call Your Mother!' Kyra is a class act- we cover everything from directing her husband on screen (Kevin Bacon) to living with her 30 year-old son during the pandemic! Don't miss this week's episode!
Kel Mitchell joins us this week on 'Red Carpet Rendezvous'! Kel’s hosting a fun new show on MTV called 'Deliciousness' with Tiffani Thiessen and Angela Kinsey. We literally grew up watching Kel on 'All That,' 'Kenan and Kel,' and 'Good Burger'--it took everything we had to not ask him to do the 'Ed voice.' Kel is a total sweetheart and couldn't have been nicer!
Millennial's REJOICE. If you are (or were!) a 98 Degrees fan, please sleep well at night knowing Jeff Timmons is an absolute doll. Even after telling him he was all over our bedroom wall as a pre-teen. We caught up with Jeff and had a super fun chat about his boyband days, his take on the Britney doc, and what he's up to now. Listen on WABC77 or wherever you get your podcasts!
Ruby Rose, Sam Heughan and Tom Hopper star in Andy McNab's new action thriller, SAS: Red Notice. We LOVED our brief chat with Ruby about the film and her career choices during the pandemic- she's incredibly down to earth and easy to vibe with. SAS: Red Notice is out March 16th on all VOD platforms!
AD-FREE EPISODE **Matthew Willig, a former NFL player, is gracing us on the small screen as Andre the Giant on the new NBC show, 'The Young Rock.' Matt dishes on what it was like working with Dwayne Johnson, his football career (his college roommate was the late Junior Seau), and quarantining ALONE in a hotel room for 2 weeks prior to shooting! WOW. Gotta love filming during a pandemic. Don't miss this week's episode!
Are you caught up on season 3 of Cobra Kai yet? Legendary actor Martin Kove joins us this week to talk all things Cobra Kai and Karate Kid! Martin is truly nothing like his character, John Kreese- he's a total sweetheart. Cobra Kai Fans- Martin promises an amazing season 4- we can't wait!ADS:**VISIT TRYCALIPER.COM FOR 20% OFF AND FREE SHIPPING ON YOUR CBD CALMING PACKETS USING THE CODE RED20 AT CHECKOUT**** VISIT YORKATHLETICSMFG.COM FOR 20% OFF SHOES AND FREE SHIPPING USING THE CODE 'REDCARPET' AT CHECKOUT*****VISIT TIGERGUMMIES.COM FOR 20% OFF A SUBSCRIPTION OF KIDS VEGAN VITAMINS USING THE CODE REDCARPET20 AT CHECKOUT***
Actor Colin Egglesfield stole our hearts when he played Dex in the film adaptation of the Emily Giffin novel, 'Something Borrowed, Something Blue.' While Colin is still a successful working actor, he's added so much more to his resume since then- author, motivational speaker, and the list truly does go on and on! We caught up with Colin over Zoom and discuss everything from his relationships (he's single ladies!) to his book, to his big break in LA. He even gives some great advice- don't miss this episode!ADS:**VISIT TRYCALIPER.COM FOR 20% OFF AND FREE SHIPPING ON YOUR CBD CALMING PACKETS USING THE CODE RED20 AT CHECKOUT**** VISIT YORKATHLETICSMFG.COM FOR 20% OFF SHOES AND FREE SHIPPING USING THE CODE 'REDCARPET' AT CHECKOUT*****VISIT TIGERGUMMIES.COM FOR 20% OFF A SUBSCRIPTION OF KIDS VEGAN VITAMINS USING THE CODE REDCARPET20 AT CHECKOUT***
Emmy-Award Winner Bayan Joonam's (Soul Pancake) 3-part special is available now on Vice TV called, *QAnon: The Search for Q. Bayan was genuinely curious about this movement...and in the middle of a pandemic, he went on a quest to take a deeper dive into QAnon. Q has always intrigued us as well- can you imagine believing that a tragedy like the Parkland school shooting was staged?!Don't miss this episode- Bayan is very captivating.*QAnon: QAnon, or simply Q, is a disproven and discredited far-right conspiracy theory alleging that a secret cabal of Satan-worshipping, cannibalistic pedophiles is running a global child sex-trafficking ring and plotted against former U.S. president Donald Trump while he was in office - WikipediaADS:**VISIT TRYCALIPER.COM FOR 20% OFF AND FREE SHIPPING ON YOUR CBD CALMING PACKETS USING THE CODE RED20 AT CHECKOUT**** VISIT YORKATHLETICSMFG.COM FOR 20% OFF SHOES AND FREE SHIPPING USING THE CODE 'REDCARPET' AT CHECKOUT*****VISIT TIGERGUMMIES.COM FOR 20% OFF A SUBSCRIPTION OF KIDS VEGAN VITAMINS USING THE CODE REDCARPET20 AT CHECKOUT***
Dolores Catania is our new favorite housewife! She's incredibly relatable and down to earth; totally the 'hot mom' next door! Dolores dishes on the new season (she claims the producers will need THERAPY!), and what she thinks about Teresa's new man...don't miss this super fun extra episode! New season of the RHONJ premieres Feb 17th on Bravo!ADS:**VISIT TRYCALIPER.COM FOR 20% OFF AND FREE SHIPPING ON YOUR CBD CALMING PACKETS USING THE CODE RED20 AT CHECKOUT**** VISIT YORKATHLETICSMFG.COM FOR 20% OFF SHOES AND FREE SHIPPING USING THE CODE 'REDCARPET' AT CHECKOUT*****VISIT TIGERGUMMIES.COM FOR 20% OFF A SUBSCRIPTION OF KIDS VEGAN VITAMINS USING THE CODE REDCARPET20 AT CHECKOUT***
The original gossip blogger Perez Hilton joins Red Carpet Rendezvous Podcast this week and doesn't hold back! We chat about Britney Spears and the NY Times doc (spoiler: he thinks she's lovely but NOT normal), Armie Hammer ( Armie's ex Elizabeth Chambers BLOCKED Perez on social media) and lots more of the juicy drama that we can't look away from these days!
GET excited for the first ‘Hollywood Crime Series’ episode of 2021! We are joined by Imran H. Ansari Esq. of Aidala, Bertuna and Kamins PC; he’s representing extremely high profile clients like Harvey Weinstein and Alan Dershowitz. We had a fascinating conversation about what it’s like working with these guys in a court room and beyond. We also couldn’t help ourselves and HAD to probe Imran on whether or not he thinks Jeffrey Epstein was actually murdered…