CTB had a great start to 2019!
After Oscars weekend, Lady Gaga joined Kimmel to discuss her heart-felt performance with Bradley Cooper.
At Jimmy Kimmel Live!, Guillermo once again joined the Oscar red carpet and chatted with many guests like Regina King, Glenn Close, Alfonso Cuaron, Charlize Theron, and more!
We’re also proud to announce that Kimmel will be traveling to Las Vegas for Cinemacon 2019!
On the sports front, Rich Eisen welcomed sports fan, Matthew McConaughey!
Dan Patrick welcomed Kevin Hart on The Dan Patrick Show in SoHo.
At Busy Tonight, Busy Philipps had fun conversations with her friends and guests! Check out the sizzle reel here!
At WTF w/ Marc Maron podcast, Marc celebrated his 1,000th episode with his WTF producer, Brendan McDonald, and welcomes Aidy Bryant later in the week!
Back in NY, our friends at People had fun conversations with film and tv legends like Justin Theroux, Daniel Radcliffe, and Molly Ringwald!
CTB is thrilled to continue working with Sports Illustrated for all their amazing digital shows!
At Buzzfeed Profile on Facebook Watch, host Ashley Ford sat down with guests: Tyler Perry and Amber Tamblyn!
On NTWRK LIVE, the mobile-first shopping experience, hosts join Blake Griffin & Michael Rapaport for LEVI’s at NBA All Star Weekend.
Lastly, CTB is excited to be working on “Not the White House Correspondents Dinner”!
Overall, we couldn’t be more excited for the upcoming months of 2019.
Hope you all have a wonderful Spring Season!
-The CTB team
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.
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.
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 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!
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!
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!
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 has been flying by at Central Talent Booking!
JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE!
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!
KIT HARINGTON OF “GAME OF THRONES”
EMMY AWARD-WINNING ACTOR ALAN ALDA
ICE CUBE & AMY TRASK TALK BIG3 BASKETBALL IN STUDIO
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!
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.
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!
Wilmer Valderrama joins MLB's Express Written Consent between baseball innings:
CTB is also proud to share the Big Star Little Star Promo which premieres on May 31st. Check it out here!
Here is the lastest in CTB's World.
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
Your Friends At 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!
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
Sarah Jessica Parker:
'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!
EXPLORER on NatGeo
Celeb Pick 'Em
Isla Fisher & Gal Godot
Bobby Moynihan & Taran Killam
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!
JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE!
THE RICH EISEN SHOW
WTF with Marc Maron
NOCHES CON PLATINITO
We're still loving working with Noches Con Platinito. Take a moment to check out the new sizzle reel!
AMAZON'S STYLE CODE LIVE
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
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!
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:
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
Happy Holidays! It has been an exciting fall for us at CTB
Julia Roberts met a handful of other Julia Roberts!
It's been a great summer at CTB. We're excited to share some of our favorite highlights!
It's our pleasure to share some of our favorite highlights, and some exciting news about what's up next!
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
And for the icing on the NBA cake, NBA Champion Tony Parker came by the show to celebrate his BIG WIN!
We are so excited to continue working with the great team at QLS!
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!
The Wendy Williams Show has been on fire! Check out some recent highlights with two hot men, and one very classy lady!
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!
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.
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.
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.
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