Fall at CTB

It’s officially Fall, and there’s a lot happening at CTB!

On Oct 15th, Jimmy Kimmel Live! came to Brooklyn for a week of live shows featuring guests like John Krasinski, Cardi B, and Julia Louis Dreyfus.

Last night on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, Sacha Baron Cohen joined Jimmy to discuss politics and the midterm elections.

Over in LA, Rich Eisen hosted Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Keegan Michael Key to talk about their favorite sports moments.

Meanwhile in New York, the Dan Patrick Show had Nick Kroll join their studio.

On the podcast, WTF w/ Marc Maron, Marc sat down with guests like Busy Philipps, Joan Jett, and Anna Faris.


At Universal, Steve Harvey had conversations with icons like Tim Allen and Kevin Hart. Broadcasting and Cable just reported that Steve ratings jumped by 20% among women 25-54.

NBCU’s Steve, starring Steve Harvey, held steady at a 1.3. Among women 25-54, Steve improved 20% to a 0.6.

— Broadcasting and Cable

We are also working with Bloomberg again on their annual Bloomberg 50 event on Dec 10th in New York City.


We booked “This Is Not A Game”, a special political trivia game from Samantha Bee about the midterm elections.

On the digital front, we had Jonah Hill and the cast of Mid-90s join NTWRK Live, a mobile shopping experience featuring original content, products, and celeb guests.


Over at E!, Busy Philipps launched her talk show! She has had guests like Julia Roberts, Kristen Bell, and Olivia Munn.

At Sports Illustrated, Charlotte Wilder hosted guests like Tony Rock on “The Wilder Project”.


“Couch Surfing” on People TV had a great Fall season with guests like Jeffrey Wright, Jane Lynch, Jean Smart, and Guy Pearce.

Omaze, a fundraising platform that offers celeb experiences and exclusive merchandise in support of critical causes, had Bridget Moynahan and Padma Lakshmi join the “She’s the First” t-shirt campaign.


At ABC, Alec Baldwin had conversations with guests like Kim Kardashian West, Ricky Gervais, and Robert De Niro.

At American Valor, Rob Riggle, Omar Epps, Kellie Pickler, and Maria Menounos joined the American Veteran’s Center in honoring the troops and those that have sacrificed for our country. The event will air on Sunday, Nov 11.

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Lastly, we are thrilled to have partnered with Entertainment Tonight to help launch ET Live!


Wishing everyone a Happy Thanksgiving!

-Your Friends at CTB

Summer at CTB

Summer has begun and CTB is loving it!


CTB was proud to book The American Veteran’s Center Memorial Day Parade:



Jimmy Kimmel Live! kicked off the summer with May Sweeps including Donald Glover, the cast of the Avengers: Infinity War, and Matthew McConaughey to name a few!


There are also fun NBA Game shows with guests like Kevin Hart, Sandra Bullock, and Jennifer Lopez!


Over in LA, the Rich Eisen show is on fire with guests including Jeffrey Wright, Jon Hamm, and Justin Hartley.


At the podcast, WTF w/ Marc Maron, Marc was able to have deep and personal conversations with Melissa McCarthy, Josh Brolin, and Neil Patrick Harris.



We’re also super excited for the new Netflix show, The Break with Michelle Wolf! Many of you may know her as the unapologetic 2018 White House Correspondent host, and she definitely brings that fierce humor to the show.


At Meredith, shows like EW and PeopleTV have hosted Jessica Biel, Sam Claflin, and Martin Freeman!

The Alec Baldwin Show will premiere on ABC this Fall on Sundays at 10pm and we couldn’t be more excited!

Speaking of premieres, a new season of Talking with Chris Hardwick returns to AMC on June 17th featuring guests: Chris Pratt and Donald Glover!


Vice hosted guests like Amy Schumer, Alia Shawkat, and more! 

Lastly, Omaze teamed up with Theresa Caputo from Long Island Medium and Pharrell Williams to offer fans the chance to win an experience of a lifetime! Click the images for more info! 


Wishing you all a wonderful Summer from your friends at CTB!

Heading into Spring 2018 at CTB

Spring is fast approaching, and so much has been happening at CTB!

Jimmy Kimmel did an amazing job hosting the 90th Academy Awards! He also had the pleasure of interviewing top Oscar winners the next day on Jimmy Kimmel Live like Guillermo del Toro and Gary Oldman!


We had some incredible guests on the podcast, WTF with Marc Maron, including Jennifer Lawrence!



The Rich Eisen show also had talented guests swing by their Burbank studio, including Kevin Hart!



Over at People TV, the show "Coming Out Stories" boasted top talent that shared their journey to coming out. Some highlights include stories from Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Gus Kenworthy, and Tyler Oakley.



We are also working on a new show called Chatter at People TV, which is built exclusively for the Twitter audience. Premiering on Monday, April 23rd at 5PM PT/8PM ET, this half-hour series will deliver the most trending topics, newsiest stories and funniest reactions around the not-to-miss entertainment and celebrity moments of the day. 


Additionally, we couldn't be more thrilled to work on the new show, Sundays with Alec Baldwin this summer! Each new episode will be along the lines of Alec’s highly popular & praised podcast.  Alec’s undeniable humor, wit and intelligence will showcase each guest, and the format will lend itself to longer-form, smart and relaxed conversations. Some highlights include interviews with Jerry Seinfeld and Kate McKinnon!



The Steve Harvey Show in LA also hosted groundbreaking talent like Lena Waithe who discussed her historic Emmy win!



The Steve Harvey show also took a trip to Disneyworld where they welcomed talent like Terry Crews!

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Furthermore, CTB has helped Omaze score impressive celebrity experiences. For example, someone has the opportunity to win a picnic with Ellen Pompeo followed by a visit to a wildlife sanctuary!




We also had the pleasure of being on the red carpet for China's own Coca Xie of Mango TV! Coca was at the 90th Academy Awards as well as the 75th Golden Globes. 


Overall, we're happy to announce that 2018 is off to a great start, and we look forward to the rest of the year!

Happy Holidays from CTB!

2017 has been quite a year for us.

We had lots of fun booking guest hosts for Jimmy Kimmel Live!

There was Jennifer Lawrence's hilarious interview with Kim Kardashian...

Shaq interviewed Mila Kunis....

Channing Tatum interviewed Ellen DeGeneres...

Channing even danced his way onto the stage...

Kristen Bell interviewed Charlie Hunnam


Tracee Ellis Ross gave her opinions about the Hollywood sexual harassment reckoning.


Melissa McCarthy and Jennifer Aniston had The Great Gravity Debate.

Melissa also interviewed an old friend, Octavia Spencer.

There was also Jimmy's birthday show!

Jimmy's friends worked together to bring "The Terrific Ten" to life.

Finally, the cast of The Last Jedi joined the show to talk about being in the Star Wars Universe.


With Steve's daytime show now in Los Angeles, we had an amazing guest list this past season, including a special visit from Hillary Clinton!

Harry Connick Jr. in New York had a great second season with guests like Oprah Winfrey!

And you won't want to miss this magical moment between John Cena and Harry!

Another one of our LA shows, The Rich Eisen Show, also had top talent join the studio.

Morgan Freeman discussed his new movie, "Just Getting Started".


Larry David joined Rich to talk about his latest season of "Curb Your Enthusiasm".

Jeff Bridges discussed "Only The Brave" and his role in "The Big Lebowsky".


Lastly, Will Ferrell joined Rich dressed up as Jesus to discuss "Daddy's Home 2".


CTB is also working closely with Omaze, helping them develop amazing campaigns as a fundraising platform that offers once in a lifetime experiences and exclusive merchandise in support of critical causes.

In New York, People TV's Entertainment Weekly digital show racked up sought after talent over the past year.

Guillermo del Toro joined EW to talk about "The Shape of Water".

Dan Stevens joined EW to discuss his role as Charles Dickens in "The Man Who Invented Christmas". 

Joe Keery from "Stranger Things" joined the show and gushed over his co-star Gatten Matarazzo.

Gabourey Sidibe even shared her experience directing for the first time.

 Lastly, Christopher Meloni from Survivor recalled his instant chemistry with Mariska Hargitay.

In another realm of People TV, Editorial Director Jess Cagle interviewed Ricky Gervais about his career and love life.

Jess later interviewed Tyler Perry to discuss his prolific career and latest film, "Boo 2!"

In Style's Laura Brown also had her own digital show, boasting talent like Michelle Dockery from Downton Abbey.

Laura Brown even interviewed Priyanka Chopra about her prom dress and clothes-stealing habits.

Close by in Connecticut, Dan Patrick interviewed comedian Jay Pharoah from "White Famous".

Patriots WR, Julian Edelman, also joined Dan Patrick to discuss his experience over the past season.

Justin Hartley discussed "This Is Us", "Bad Moms Christmas", and more with Dan in-studio.

Anthony Anderson joined Dan Patrick to promote Black-ish.

And finally, Keegan-Michael Key joined Dan Patrick to discuss his performance in Hamlet and his take on accents from different parts of the country.

In addition to season-long talk shows, CTB aided in the production of one-night specials like Night of Too Many Stars hosted by Jon Stewart on HBO.

The show featured big names with the proceeds going to NEXT for Autism.

Other one-night specials we loved working on include In Memoriam and The Year on ABC.

We also loved working on the hit podcast, WTF w/ Marc Maron! This past year, he has interviewed talent like James Franco and Greta Gerwig.


The past year has been an absolute blast for all of us at CTB, and we look forward to more collaborations in 2018.

Huge thanks to all our colleagues and friends that helped us end the year strong! 

Summer @ CTB

Summer has been flying by at Central Talent Booking! 


Jimmy has hosted some amazing guests this summer: 

He caught up with Caitlyn Jenner and got her opinion on President Trump's term so far. See her thoughts before Trump's decision to ban transgender service members: 

Will Ferrell tried the Three Point Challenge in honor of the NBA Playoffs:

Chris Hardwick got a great selfie with Anthony Hopkins backstage: 

Jimmy caught up with the always hilarious Sarah Silverman: 


Check out clips below from SYFY LIVE FROM COMIC-CON 2017!

Charlize Theron on Playing by The Same Rules:

Will Arrow's Stephen Amell Be On Men's Health Magazine Next? 

Karen Gillan Reveals Secrets From Guardians of the Galaxy:

Plotline or Headline: Craig Robinson & Adam Scott 


We had a great line up for Shark Week's Shark After Dark:

Some of the guests included Regina Hall & Charlize Theron from two of the summer's biggest films: Girls Trip & Atomic Blonde! 

Also - lots of fun with Chris Hardwick & Tony Hale!


We are super excited for Steve Harvey's new daytime talk show Steve premiering September 5th!


Rich Eisen continues to have great guests in studio all summer long!









Check out some of the amazing women who stopped by PEN's Dirty Laundry:

Rose Byrne

Rachel Zoe

Priyanka Chopra


HARRY's back for Season 2 on September 12th with lots of music, fun, and great guests! 



Central Talent Booking is also thrilled to be working with The Dan Patrick Show! Now doing more live interviews from New York!



Check out the latest guests on Marc Maron's podcast!






Central Talent Booking is also honored to be working with the American Veterans Center on American Valor: A Salute to Our Heroes, the Emmy Award winning televised program honoring our veterans and military heroes airing Veteran's Day weekend.


Spring @ CTB!

It’s been a very exciting spring at CTB! Here is the latest:

Jimmy Kimmel Live!

Jimmy had some great hosts step in for him when he was home with his baby boy Billy. (If anyone would like to donate to the Los Angeles Children's Hospital on Billy's behalf please click here

We loved surprising Adam Scott with his idol Mark Hamill:

Kristen Bell Makes Promposal Dream Come True:

We had so much fun with the amazing cast of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2....

Jim Carrey visits & reveals that his beard has taken on a life of its own!

Johnny Depp on Surprising People at Disneyland

Jimmy, John Stamos & Bob Saget remember their good friend Don Rickles:

Jimmy also interviews Dave Chappelle!


Entertainment Weekly: The Show has had an exciting few months!



Harry’s first season continues to be great!


Style Code Live on Amazon welcomed some lovely ladies...


The first season of Truth & Iliza has had us all laughing!

Symone Sanders Is Part Of The Resistance


Mayim Bialik, A Neuroscientist And A Comedian Bond


Emmy Nominated Rich Eisen keeps building on his A-List guests!

Actor Kevin Bacon Of Amazon's "I Love Dick" 


Host Andy Cohen of “Andy Cohen’s Then & Now” 


Adam Sandler of Netflix’s “Sandy Wexler” 


Matt Lauer of The “TODAY Show” 


Marc Maron continues to kill it with his Celebrity Cred on his WTF podcast!


Alicia Menendez interviews the parents of famous actors & actresses on PEN's RAISING STARS...just in time for Mothers Day!


CTB also had some Cannes presence with Eugene Jarecki’s bold documentary: ‘Promised Land’


CTB loves Adam Carolla and his friends on ADAM CAROLLA AND FRIENDS BUILD STUFF LIVE!

'How’s It Hanging?' With Joel McHale

Terry Crews answers the question that everybody has been wondering.


CTB is also proud to share the Big Star Little Star Promo which premieres on May 31st. Check it out here!

Happy New Year from CTB


Here is the lastest in CTB's World.


Jimmy Kimmel!

ctb would like to congratulate jimmy on hosting the 2017 oscars!



It Was Exciting To Have The Whole Cast of Rogue One at Kimmel This December 

It Was Great Fun Coming Up With This Idea For Jennifer Lawrence To Get Revenge on Chris Pratt


Our latest Mean Tweets - Country Music Edition #2

Harry Continues To Have A Lot of Fun During His First Season


Lisa Edelstein's Original Song Debut

Tim Tebow Shares John 3:16 Story


CTB Loves Booking WTF with Marc Maron

LIN-MANUEL MIRANDA - WTF Podcast with Marc Maron #759

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN - WTF Podcast with Marc Maron #773

CTB Loves working with Amazon's Style Code Live

Amazon Style Code Live // Actress Hayden Panettiere

Amazon Style Code Live // Nina Garcia


Rich Eisen Is Heading To The Superbowl Next Week! Here Are Some Of His Recent Interviews

Academy Award-Winning Actor Kevin Costner Talks New Film “Hidden Figures” & More

Academy Award-Winning Actor Matthew McConaughey Talks Redskins Football & More in Studio


Actor Bryan Cranston of New Film 'Why Him?' Joins The RE Show in Studio

WhoSay Continues to Promote Great Movies 

Five fun questions with 'Lion' star, Sunny Pawar

Mark Wahlberg on the importance of 'Patriots Day'

'Manchester By The Sea' star, Lucas Hedges

Noches Con Platanito New Season Just Started in January... Take A Look At Their New Sizzle Reel

Stay Warm!
Your  Friends At CTB

Happy Fall from CTB!

This Fall season has been busy, but super exciting at CTB - we would love to share a few highlights with you!


Jimmy Kimmel Live!

"I told My kids I ate all their halloween candy!"

And Bonus: Part Two!

Celebrities Read Mean Tweets #10 - always a good laugh!

Jimmy hires Doctor Strange (played by Benedict Cumberbatch) and things do not go as planned...

Kristen Wiig, Owen Wilson, Zach Galifianakis and Jimmy play a game of long distance charades. Jimmy and Kristen were stationed on the roof of our theater, while Zach and Owen were across the street on top of the Hollywood & Highland complex...



WTF with Marc Maron Podcast

Check out who stopped by to hang with Marc!


  Sarah Jessica Parker

Sarah Jessica Parker

  Ron Howard

Ron Howard

  David Crosby

David Crosby




Harry had a sweet surprise in store for Sandra Bullock:

It's freestyle rapping with Harry and Common! 

Jason does a great impression of Harry for Harry!

Anthony Anderson offer thanks for a very well-deserved award. 



Amazon's Style Code Live

Kristin Chenoweth:


Sarah Jessica Parker:



Rich Eisen

'Storks' Star Kelsey Grammer Talks Dolphins and More!


 Actor Aaron Eckhart of Bleed for This Joing Rich Eisen Show:





Rob Lowe Wishes His Younger Self Knew This Life Lesson

7 Magnificent Facts About Peter Sarsgaard You Didn't Know

FAVES: The Real Reason Bob Harper Never Gets Tired of Working Out

WhoSay visits the cast of 'The Real O'Neal's' on set & they recap the Epic 'The Real Move' Episode

'Manchester By The Sea' Producer Matt Damon and the cast explain what it's like working with director Kenneth Lonergan at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival!



Check out the Sizzle Reel here!



Celeb Pick 'Em

Isla Fisher & Gal Godot

Jane Lynch

Bobby Moynihan & Taran Killam

Happy Memorial Day from CTB!

It's been an exciting spring so far at CTB and we are finally starting to enjoy the nice weather in New York!  We wanted to share some highlights and wish you all a Happy Memorial Day weekend! 





WTF with Marc Maron



We're still loving working with Noches Con Platinito. Take a moment to check out the new sizzle reel! 



We're loving working with Style Code Live!  We're booking everything from movie & TV stars to music stars to fashion and social media personalities. 


Express Written Consent

Check out some recent interviews with Alisha Tyler and Peter Facinelli


Wishing everyone a fun-filled Memorial Day weekend and a great summer ahead! 


Happy New Year!

February 4, 2016
CTB has kicked off the New Year with a bang!


Jimmy Kimmel Live!

George Clooney relived his ‘ER’ Days

Chris Pine sang us a little tune about school closures

Channing Tatum shared his sweet nothings with a fan

And Kate Winslet played “Name That You!”


WTF Podcast with Marc Maron

Marc does it again with two great Podcasts!

Episode 678- Cindy Crawford

Episode 674 - Cintra Wilson / Zach Galifianakis http://www.wtfpod.com/podcast/episodes/episode_674_-_cintra_wilson_zach_galifianakis



Covet Fashion App

Gabrielle Union graced the cover of Covet!



The Meredith Vieira Show

Meredith had a great time with her guests in January!

Kathie Lee 

Eva Longoria  

Colin Hanks 


HuffPost Live!

 Cuba Gooding Jr. joins HuffPost Live to discuss his much-anticipated television series "American Crime Story: The People vs OJ Simpson"!



2 Point Lead

Jay Williams, who just released his new book 'Life is not an Accident', was hooked up to a lie-detector test -- and was forced to admit some hilarious truths!



IMDB Asks went to the Sundance Film Festival 2016 and had such a great time interviewing a ton of great stars!

Live from The IMDB Studio at Sundance with Host Ben Lyons: 



Marlon Wayans also stopped by the IMDB Studio to chat with Jerry O'Connell:


As well as Dominic Monaghan:

Star Shop

We had fun locking in the Grease Cast for the Star Shop special!

The Rich Eisen Show

Cardinals CB Patrick Peterson Talks Cam Newton, Super Bowl 50 and More!


Actor Jason Sudeikis Talks New Movie Race!

Rich is currently at the Superbowl and we cannot wait to share those clips with you!


We Hope you have had an excellent start to the new year!

Your friends at CTB

Holiday Blog!

Happy Holidays! It has been an exciting fall for us at CTB

Jimmy Kimmel Live!
It was a fantastic November Sweeps for JKL

Julia Roberts met a handful of other Julia Roberts!

And Chris Evans and Robert Downey Jr. came by to reveal the movie poster and trailer for Captain America: Civil War

Matt Damon was great as always with his appearance on the  RED Show

Ben Affleck dropped by with an exclusive first look at the Batman vs. Superman trailer

The cast of The Hateful 8 came by and Samuel L Jackson brought his hateful eight eightball!

WTF Podcast with Marc Maron
Marc continues to have great interviews on his WTF podcast 

Daniel Radcliffe: http://www.wtfpod.com/podcast/episodes/episode_655_-_daniel_radcliffe

Lorne Michaels: http://www.wtfpod.com/podcast/episodes/episode_653_-_lorne_michaels 

We're so excited to be working with Covet:  the #1 fashion game for a smartphone or tablet.Make sure to check out the beautiful Emma Roberts, the first cover for Covet Fashion app for the month of December! 

HuffPost Live
We were excited to have Golden Globe and SAG nominated Saoirse Ronan stop by:

The Meredith Vieira Show
Lots of fun with Meredith in November! 

The Rich Eisen Show
Tom Hanks stopped by to Talk NFL & More 

 Michael B. Jordan joined Rich to talk about his successful new film "Creed"

And Rich is heading back to the Superbowl for a week of shows in February from San Francisco! 

Wishing all our friends a very happy holiday season and a healthy and prosperous New Year! 

Your friends at CTB


It's been a great summer at CTB. We're excited to share some of our favorite highlights! 




Check out some great recent interviews with  Jason SegelJason Bateman & Lake Bell


AOL 2 Point Lead 


We also had a great time working on The Harry Connick Jr. Show pilot in June for NBC. 

And we're excited to have Steve Harvey join us for our Season 2  premiere of The Meredith Vieira Show on Tuesday, September 8th! It's going to be a great season - lots of great bookings in September already locked and loaded! 

We were thrilled to spend our summer working on MTV's MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT SHOW.   MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT SHOW premieres this October! 

And CTB is proud to be working with the charity, International Myeloma Foundation, on the 9th Annual Comedy Celebration benefitting the Peter Boyle Research Fund and supporting the Black Swan Research Initiative.  Fred Willard is hosting and performers include: Jeff Garlin, Tom Green, Jay Johnson, Andy Kindler, Heather McDonald, and Kevin Nealon; with special musical guest Paul Shaffer. The event is  Saturday, October 10th at The Wilshire Ebell Theatre and Club.

We hope every one had a wonderful summer and look forward to a great fall season with you all! 

-your friends at CTB 

It's our pleasure to share some of our favorite highlights, and some exciting news about what's up next!  

 Some favorite Jimmy Kimmel Live moments  include President Obama, Furious 7 Week, Jamie Foxx's take on Tinder, 'Avengers Family Feud,'  Guillermo's Exclusivo with J.J. Abrams, Fantastic Four's Michael B. Jordan, and selfies with Kim Kardashian


From Tribeca, to Broadway, to Game of Thrones, we've had so many fun guests on HuffPost Live 

And we're loving working with Roy on The Huff Post Show. In case you missed it, check out his great interview with actor/director Russell Crowe! 

We love working with Rich Eisen and the team at Direct TV on The Rich Eisen Show. Here are two recent interviews: 

We love working on WTF with  Marc Maron. Some fun moments with Henry Winkler, Parker Posey and Zach Woods below! 

We're thrilled to be working on Geeks Who Drink, a comedic game show based on the wildly popular pub trivia game night, Geeks Who Drink. Executive Produced by Zachary Levi and Kinetic Content, Geeks Who Drink is a wholly unique celebration of the Sci-Fi Geek World/Nerd Culture that has taken the country— and bars— by storm.  
The show premieres July 16th on syfy - just in time for Comic-Con!  

We've been working  hard on the launch plan for STAR SHOP! 
The STAR SHOP App goes live on June 3rd! 

We also just started working on a great new show for AOL, 2 Point Lead.  
2 Point Lead is an original, daily sports segment that speaks to the social fan base in sports. It’s a satirical look at the social sports conversation; it brings those conversations to life with a sense of humor!
Check out our sizzle reel

We are so excited to be working with our friends at Telepictures again on Ice and Coco, a daytime talk show with the adorable Ice-T and Coco Austin this July and August on FOX! 
More to come soon!!! 

Turkey Time!

It's been an exciting fall at Jimmy Kimmel Live! 

Jim Carrey brought a Jimmy a special birthday surprise! 
Jason Bateman chatted with Jimmy after NOT being named People's Sexiest Man Alive
Jamie Foxx proved he's the only person able to bring Democrats and Republicans together, and DANCE!
Christoph Waltz did a very serious rendition of  the Sesame Street Theme Song
And always anticipated... the 8th installment of Celebrities Read MEAN TWEETS! 

Some exciting moments at HuffPost Live! 

We've loved booking The Queen Latifah Show!  Some highlights from Season 2 so far...
Rene Russo opened up to Queen Latifah about her personal struggle with bipolar disorder 
Everyone's favorite chef, Gordan Ramsay came by to talk Masterchef Junior and the 'perfect burger'
Jessie J performed  her amazing hit "Burnin Up"

We're having a blast working with Rich Eisen and the great team at The Rich Eisen Show! 
Some great moments so far ...! 

Season 6 of The Wendy Williams Show is WENDY'S best season yet!

Kelly Ripa came by to talk about raising teenagers, and Mark's most annoying habit!
And made: What's Trending Today
The amazing Alicia Keys chatted with Wendy about her children's book, music and family 
Nick Jonas came by to talk about his new solo album, and being all grown up!   

We're having a blast working with Estrella TV on Noches Con Plantanito!!  
Sweeps is almost over just in time for Thanksgiving! CTB is so THANKFUL for all our wonderful clients and friends - It's been a great fall! 

Wishing everyone a very happy and healthy holiday season!

September Blog

The Queen Latifah Show is back for Season Two!  Some special guests include Reese Witherspoon and Denzel Washington!


Jimmy Kimmel Live wins the night!!
Full story at Deadline Hollywood

And in case you missed it.. Jimmy Kimmel facilitated a hilarious FRIENDS reunion in Monica and Rachael's famous NYC apartment!
And The Wendy Williams Show is on fire in season 6 with it's highest ratings yet!  
Here's a taste of what's been happening on HuffPost Live


We're excited to be working with Estrella TV on their Spanish Late Night Show Noches Con Plantanito!!  
Check out the sizzle reel, much more to come!

And we 're also thrilled to be working on The Rich Eisen Show premiering October 6th, LIVE from DIRECTV’S headquarters  from Noon to 3pm EST/ 9am to Noon PST daily.!
The Rich Eisen Show will air on DIRECTV'S Audience Network and ROOT Sports, and will be available digitally on NFL Now. 

And we're teaming up with The Hallmark Channel, for the return of “Kitten Bowl II” & the first-ever “Kitten Paw-Star Game,” both original specials filled with purr-fectly adoptable kittens. The Kitten Bowl will air on February 1, 2015 and The Kitten Paw-Star Game is coming in Summer 2015
Check out the adorable preview http://youtu.be/5sO4NoaF89Y



Summer Time and the Livin' is Easy

CTB has had an exciting spring...

Julia Roberts made her first visit to JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE!
.. and had the first ever celebrity curse-off with the lovely Sally Field 

 50 Cent gave a first-look at his blockbuster hit, Malefiftycent 

  J Lo helped Jimmy break down 'I Luh Ya Papi'

The always exciting NBA shows were a big success with Sex Tape stars Cameron Diaz and Jason Segel 

AND the 2nd NBA Edition of Mean Tweets

And for the icing on the NBA cake, NBA Champion Tony Parker came by the show to celebrate his BIG WIN! 

The hilarious Chris Rock stopped by THE WENDY WILLIAMS SHOW and gave his take on Wendy's Hot Topics 

And the beautiful Jennifer Lopez came to Wendy's Summer Block Party! 
And took home a Versace-inspired Snuggie! 

Kelly and Lindsey are back in house at THE QUEEN LATIFAH SHOW prepping for Season Two! 
We are so excited to continue working with the great team at QLS! 

We're loving working on Veria Living's 

Some highlights: 

It's been so great working with international outlet FANSTANG, bringing American stars front & center to the very influential Asian market! 
Check out the sizzle reel from China online platform, Tencent

We continue to work with Cassandra Grey and the VIOLET GREY team on their beautiful covers and features. Some recent issues featured these stunning women:

And it's going to be a fun-filled summer at CTB! 
 We are gearing up to work with Jo's long-time friend Amanda de Cadenet on her new show, THE CONVERSATION 

We wish all our friends a very happy and healthy summer! 

Staying HOT Through the Winter!

The Wendy Williams Show has been on fire!  Check out some recent highlights with two hot men, and one very classy lady! 

Kellan Lutz

Mark Consuelos

Even Kelly got in on the fun!  

Sarah Jessica Parker made her WENDY debut! 

Wendy helped SJP showcase her fabulous new shoe collection 

It's been an exciting few months at Jimmy Kimmel Live! 

The entire Monuments Men cast came by to chat with Jimmy, and stayed for the whole show!  

Divergent stars Shailene Woodley & Theo James zip-lined over to the JKL studio to launch the very anticipated Divergent trailer! 

We've been having so much fun at The Queen Latifah Show 

Rosario Dawson got pied!

Camreron Diaz and Queen showed their best moves on the dance floor! 

Liza Minnelli sat down with Queen to announce her upcoming concert tour!

We are loving working with AOL and have been booking some really fun entertainment content! 
Aaron Eckhart sat down with AOL's Brian Balthazar to talk 'I Frankenstein' 

Jessica Alba stopped by the AOL studio to share some healthy living tips! 

The guys of That Awkward Moment, chatted with AOL about boy bonding; sports, ladies, & dancing!  

Tim Gunn took over AOL's StyleList as Guest Editor; revealing red carpet moments, skincare products and his new show 'Under the Gunn'! 

Violet Grey introduced the beautiful "first lady of Wall Street," Margot Robbie 

CTB is so excited to be working with Veria Living Live!the multiplatform media company devoted to showcasing healthy lifestyle and wellness programming on their new daily lifestyle talk show Veria Living Live! Hosted by a panel of rotating contributors, Veria Living Live! is a fast-paced, fun-filled hour where studio audience members and viewers join the conversation each day via Skype, phone, email, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest.

Clean Sweep!

It's been an exciting couple of months over at Jimmy Kimmel Live!  JKL put up big numbers in last few weeks, accounting for it's Best Sweep Ever!  
Some of CTB's favorite moments:
Jimmy took on Thor in a 'Strongman Competition'

Funny-man Vince Vaughn stopped by to talk Germany, gambling, and how he fathered over 500 children in his latest film, 'The Delivery Man'

David Blaine set the stage on fire

The hilarious Sarah Silverman finally returned Jimmy's most embarrassing things

Benedict Cumberbactch took on a 'Black Panties' hit

The Queen Latifah Show just had its first sweeps, lining up a host of notables including Ray Romano, Carol Burnett, the cast of 'Homefront,'  Lenny Kravitz, Vince Vaughn, and Oscar front-runner Chiwetel Ejiofor. We are so proud to be part of this great show. 
Check out the latest sizzle reel:

In addition to our work with AOL's lifestyle brands, we are thrilled to be booking content on the AOL.com homepage.

AOL did a Twitter call out to Jake Owen fans, then sat down with the rising country star to answer some of his fans' best questions.

AOL caught up with the modern day Bonnie & Clyde. The lovely Emilie Hirsch and beautiful Holliday Grainger spilled about what it took to revive these classic characters.
 Check out AOL.com's weekly original video: 'The Voice: Post-Confessional'

The multi-talented Jewel stopped by AOL to chat about being a new judge on The Sing-Off  as well as her 'eclectic' new Christmas album.

She also jumped in 670 Broadway's famous "photo phone booth" for a fun glamour shot!

CTB is proud to be working with YouTube's Reserve Channel. Check out some of the latest featured content.
Spike Lee on Artst Tlk with Pharrell Williams

Norman Reedus and Al Wertheimer on Capture with Mark Seliger

Regina Hall on Across the Board with Joy Bryant

Anthony Anderson on Hooked Up with Tom Colicchio

The Wendy Williams Show continues to impress, hitting an all-time high overall HH rating this sweeps!

Some of our favorite highlights:
The handsome boys of The Wanted fielded questions in a special edition 'Ask Wendy & The Wanted'

A Nicki-Minaj-inspired Holly Robinson Peete came by to celebrate Halloween

The beautiful ladies from 'The Best Man Holiday' stopped by to dish with Wendy

We are loving working with Cassandra Grey and her team on Violet Grey, a digital edit that celebrates Hollywood's beauty culture. Violet Grey's December cover story featured the beautiful Eva Mendes in a Christmas fantasy she helped imagine.
 CTB continues to work with Young Hollywood to feature Hollywood's hottest stars - a recent round-up includes:

We've been having a lot of fun working with Jay Z's Life+Times, on GET SET.

Portugal. The Man chatted about their latest album and getting ready for their shows

Jackson Mississippi rock band The Weeks shared their Set List

Wishing all of our friends a very happy and healthy holiday season!  x CTB

So Long Summer

Jimmy Kimmel Live has had a slam dunk summer! 
June kicked off with our always exciting NBA Game Night shows.
Some of Central Talent Booking's favorite moments include a Skype Scavenger hunt and digital trailer launch with One Direction, the world premiere of the "Channing All Over Your Tatum" music video, and special appearances by NBA greats: James Worthy, Bill Walton, Kobe Bryant and Trick-Shot Titus.

The fun continued in July when Johnny Depp stopped by to show Jimmy some love..  

 And the only better way to end the summer than with Oprah...
Is with Oprah giving away a car!

Congratulations to everyone at Jimmy Kimmel Live! on our Primetime Emmy Nomination. Everyone's hard work on the Matt Damon show paid off!

And  a special Congratulations to Jimmy on his beautiful wedding --Warm wishes to Jimmy and Molly xo

The Wendy Williams Show recently wrapped its first full summer of original programming.  We are so proud to be part of such a great success!
Some of Wendy's hottest moments this summer include:

CTB has been loving working with AOL on Moviefone and Lifestyle Brand opportunities.
Some fun moments this summer were when Neil Patrick Harris stepped in as Guest Editor on Moviefone,

Stylelist went on set with Bridgit Mendler,

And Kitchen Daily had Fandemonium's Adam Richman And DC Cupcakes' Sophie LaMontagne and Katherine Berman as Guest Editors on the site!

We are so happy to continue working with RJ and our friends at Young Hollywood.  Young Hollywood really heated up this summer as the premiere place for everything young, hip and current!

Amanda Seyfried is Linda Lovelace 

Maggie Gyllenhaal, The Anti-Damsel in Distress

Matt Damon’s Childhood Dream

Big applause to the Reserve Channel for two Daytime Emmy noms; Hooked Up with Tom Colicchio and Capture with Mark Seliger were both nominated for Outstanding Lifestyle Programming. And Hooked Up can now also be seen on NBC Sports Network. 

Some Reserve Channel highlights from this summer...
Daniel Lanois "ARTST TLK with Pharrell Williams"

Judd Apatow & Matt Mahurin "Capture with Mark Seliger" 

Steve Byrne "Across the Board with Joy Bryant"

Wylie Dufresne "On the Table with Eric Ripert"

And stay tuned for a fantastic interview with Spike Lee on ARTST TLK with Pharrell Williams! 

CTB is very excited to be working with Bryan Terry on JAY'Z Life+Times new series, GET SETEach episode will take a behind the scenes look at the meticulous planning that goes into touring as a musician.
Here's a look at the premiere episode:
JAY Z's Life+Times joins Ed Sheeran on the road for the premiere episode of GET SET
  In the first episode, Ed speaks on engaging the audience, the difference between playing a stadium and a small venue, and why you should never open with your biggest song.

A big Thumbs Up to the team over at The Queen Latifah Show.  Kelly, Lindsey and Clare have all gone in-house on the Sony Lot. The Queen Latifah Show premieres September 16th!

Wishing everyone a wonderful last few weeks of summer, and a very successful fall! 

Spring in Our Step!

Jimmy Kimmel Live! has been on fire since the big move to 11:35pm! 

Major highlights include the Matt Damon Show on January 24, 2013

And the annual After the Oscars Show on Sunday February 23, 2013

Guillermo on the Red Carpet 

The World Premiere of the highly anticipated trailer .. MTM: 2V

And the always hilarious Jamie Foxx's "Channing All over your Tatum" 

Despite the sad news that Anderson Live!will not be continuing after this season, the show has put forth some really great shows.  

It was an absolute pleasure working with Anderson Cooper and the hardworking team at Anderson Live!

Central Talent Booking is so excited to be working  with ESPN2’s hit show SportsNation! Now in its fourth year, ESPN has revamped the show with a new host and a new home in Los Angeles. Host Charissa Thompson has been joined by new co-host Marcellus Wiley and they continue the off-beat SportsNation tradition of discussing the day’s hottest and weirdest sports topics.
We are thrilled to continue to work with Robert Katz and TV One on Life After.  We are hard at work on the fifth season! 
We are also happy to be working on a fun new Lifetime television series, CELEBRITY HOME RAIDERS.
Hosted by Kit Hoover, CELEBRITY HOME RAIDERS’ goal is to clear the unwanted clutter from the talent’s life while raising money and awareness for their favorite charity in each episode.
Check out the sizzle reel:https://vimeo.com/59755158
 (password: chr)

 Next week we will be bringing Russia to LA! We continue to book Evening Urgant, The BIGGEST Late Night show in Russia, and are bringing our fabulous host, Ivan Urgant to Hollywood to meet some new people and discuss some really fun and fresh international opportunities for American stars!
Marylin Manson sat down with Ivan in Moscow

We continue to work with Young Hollywood to showcase Hollywood's hottest young stars.

We are also excited to be teaming up with Archetypes Productions and ArchetypeMe.com on their new talk show, Archetypes with LEE WOODRUFF. Hosted by bestselling author and “CBS This Morning” contributor Lee Woodruff, “Archetypes” is a new talk show about what makes us tick, why we like the things we like, why we do what we do, and what these things say about who we are.
The show is coming soon to ArchetypeMe.com, Neil degrasse Tyson , Julie Kent, Kevin Micahel Connolly are among the first interviews.

We love working with Youtube's Reserve channel.  The variety of shows has something for everyone!
Tony Hawk on ARTST TLK

Daniel Boloud on Hooked Up
 And be sure to tune in to the series premiere of SPLASH. The first celebrity diving competition airs March 19, 2013 at  8pmET on ABC.