Friday, July 2, 2010

7/2 - Kyle Petty, Allison Sweeney, John Schneider, Steve Evans,

 Kyle Petty - NASCAR Sprint Cup Driver and TV Analyst 
Some die-hard race fans are willing to do anything to see their favorite driver in victory lane. This season, Coke Zero is making it possible for those fans to determine who takes the checkered flag in the Coke Zero Fan 400. The Coke Zero Fan 400 is the first-ever race-within-a-race that allows fans to help their favorite Coca-Cola Racing Family drivers win by simply “liking” them on CokeZero.com. As drivers accumulate “votes” online they move up in the race standings. Each member of the Coca-Cola Racing Family competing in the Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway on July 3 also will participate in the Fan 400. Fans can begin voting for their favorite drivers on CokeZero.com starting Monday, June 28. Voting ends following the finish of the Coke Zero 400.  Eight-time Sprint Cup race winner and current NASCAR analyst for TNT, Kyle Petty, is part of American motorsports’ most legendary family. As part of another legendary family – the Coca-Cola Racing Family.

Alison Sweeney - "Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular"
NBC will partner with Macy's once again to celebrate the nation's birthday with the Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular over New York City. Produced by Brad Lachman, the event will present two million spectators and millions of viewers across the nation with America's most brilliant fireworks display. Alison Sweeney is busy juggling the role of host for NBC's hit reality series "The Biggest Loser" and the award-winning role of Sami Brady on NBC's hit daytime drama "Days of our Lives" with her roles as a  producer, author, wife and mother. Since making her debut as host for season four of "The Biggest Loser" in  2007, Sweeney has joined the hit reality series in transforming  the lives of show contestants and television viewers worldwide. Having openly discussed her own weight loss struggles, Sweeney was thrilled when the show producers asked her to join the show. Since then, Sweeney has graced the cover or been featured in magazines including People, US Weekly, OK!, Pregnancy, Quick and Simple, Complete Woman, Health and many more. Her talk show appearances include "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," "Ellen," "Today," "Rachel Ray" and segments for "Access Hollywood."


John Schneider -  "A Capitol Fourth"
This July 4th, America's national Independence Day celebration will mark 30  spectacular years on the air. The multi-award-winning A Capitol Fourth  will broadcast live from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol; Kicking off the country's 234th birthday with a musical extravaganza like no other and topped off by the most dazzling display of fireworks anywhere in the nation. The 30th anniversary broadcast of A Capitol Fourth will be hosted by award-winning actor Jimmy Smits with unrivaled performances from some of the country's biggest musical names including: John Schneider, Gladys Knight, David Archuleta, Reba McEntire; Darius Rucker; Lang Lang with the National Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Jack Everl."A Capitol Fourth" will air live in high definition on PBS Sunday, July 4, 2010, from 8:00 to 9:30 John Schneider is an American actor and singer. He has over 30 films and 400 hours of television to his credit. John is best known for his portrayal of Bo Duke in the 1980s American television series The Dukes of Hazzard, and as Jonathan Kent on Smallville, both of which were long running television series. Recently, John filmed a television pilot, titled Back Nine, for the Spike Network, a Viacom owned network. The pilot tested extremely well and everyone is anxiously awaiting a pick-up. Alongside with his acting career, Schneider has performed as a country music singer, and during the 1980s, Schneider parlayed his success with a string of country music hits. His biggest hits include: It's Now or Never (#4 country and #14 pop, 1981); I've Been Around Enough to Know (#1 country, 1984); Country Girls (#1 country, 1985); What's a Memory Like You(Doing in a Love Like This) and You're The Last Thing I Needed Tonight (both #1 country, 1986). John is the most consistently successful charting actor turned recording artist with 13 albums to his credit. John now has a new single which has just been released and is available on iTunes, Napster, and Amazon, titled, The Promise, written by his good friend Phil Redrow. There is also a video of The Promise on YouTube. In 1982, he co-founded, the Children's Miracle Network to help suffering children. CMN has 172 affiliated  children's hospitals in the US and Canada, and has raised/netted over 4 billion dollars. All monies donated stay in the local area where they are raised. John is still the spokesperson for CMN and a portion of the proceeds from The Promise is being donated by John to CMN.

Steve Evans - "The Movie Guy"
Tips on the best & worst this weekend at the Box Office. Steve reviews and comments on all the latest from Hollywood and gets the story behind the film.A veteran of the industry, "The Movie Guy" says exactly how he feels about the movies that you will be watching this weekend. Mike Horn comments on the lineup of big screen offerings but does not always agree with what Steve has to say. This is the movie review program to listen to every week and get the "real deal".

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