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

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:

Jewel:

Sarah Jessica Parker:

 

 

Rich Eisen

'Storks' Star Kelsey Grammer Talks Dolphins and More!

 

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

 

 

 

WhoSay

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

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! 

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

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
http://www.wtfpod.com/podcast/episodes/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"!

http://live.huffingtonpost.com/r/segment/cuba-gooding-jr-crime-story-oj-simpson-/56a8e2a08795a2e399001788

 

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

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: 
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01B6WZKDW 

marlon.jpg

 

Marlon Wayans also stopped by the IMDB Studio to chat with Jerry O'Connell:
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01AU7US9U

 

As well as Dominic Monaghan:
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01B40MAA2


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 


Covet
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

BEST SUMMER EVER!



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



JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE!





























THE RICH EISEN SHOW 







ICE and COCO 













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


HUFFPOST LIVE 
GEEKS WHO DRINK





AOL 2 Point Lead 










NOCHES CON PLATANITO 



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



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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 
THE JUICE

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! 
xo






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!
http://www.kitchendaily.com/guest-editor/georgetown-cupcake

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! 
x CTB

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.

ALSO:
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.










  




It was a Very Good Year

2012 was an AMAZING year for Jimmy Kimmel Live! And what a better way to end it than to announce an impressive, star studded line-up for our first shows at 11:35! 




ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live” is on the move: Starting January 8, 2013, the  late-night show shifts from midnight to 11:35 p.m., ET /10:35 p.m., CT.  To help christen the new time slot, “JKL” has a star-studded guest  list, including Jennifer Aniston, Ryan Gosling, Sofía Vergara, Ellen  DeGeneres, Rob Lowe, Jamie Foxx, Mark Wahlberg, Amy Brenneman, Nicki  Minaj, Mindy Kaling, Julie Bowen, Naomi Watts,Kim and Kourtney  Kardashian, plus musical performances by No Doubt, Brad Paisley, Bruno  Mars, LeAnn Rimes and more.






We couldn't be happier about the new opportunities that come along with the new time slot! 


Another show we are so proud of this year is Anderson Live! Season Two has had some really exciting moments... Among the best highlights this year were the cast shows -- Check out the latest with the cast of "The Hobbit"


Ian McKellan on Comic-Con
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How Do the Hobbits Look So Small?

 

Ian McKellan on Coming Out

Tune in to our next cast show December 20th to see Anderson with the cast of Downton Abbey!


CTB is excited to be teaming up with Eyeworks and ABC on the first US installment of Celebrity Splash.  Our roster of Celebrity Contestants continues to come together nicely and will be officially announced at the ABC TCA's this January.  We are proud to announce four-time Olympic gold medalist and diving legend Greg Louganis as well as the 2012 Olympic gold medalist in diving David Boudia will serve as two of the several judges and mentors who will be part of the series. The first show will air on March 19, 2013.

Check out the reel from the Netherlands version of the show:


Central Talent Booking has maintained a presence in the international market this year, delivering bookings for Russia's premier late night show, The Late Night Show with Ivan Urgant.
A special moment this season was when Robert De Niro stopped by: 



 The Late Night Show with Ivan Urgant airs on CHANNEL ONE. With over 100 million viewers, CHANNEL ONE is  the largest broadcasting network in Russia.

We had the pleasure of working with UNICEF again on this year's Snowflake Ball.  Katy Perry lit up the carpet! 



Young Hollywood had another amazing year, continuing to showcase Hollywood's freshest, hottest  talent from the Four Seasons studio in Los Angeles. Young Hollywood videos have received over 2 Billion views to date; younghollywood.com, currently receives over 3.5 million unique visitors per monthSome of our favorite interviews this month include:

Eddie Redmayne 

Marion Cotillard & Matthias Schoenaerts
  
Quvenzhane Wallis
http://www.younghollywood.com/videos/yhstudio/december/beasts-of-the-southern-wild-stars-many-talents.html
 

Young Hollywood Network on Youtube gets an average of 2.5 Million views per week and is ranked as the #1 All-Time Entertainment News Channel amongst YouTube's Premium Original Channel PartnersYH has close to 2 Million Followers on Twitter and over 2.3 Million Fans on Google+ and Facebook and growing!


We are extremely excited for the launch of DITLO.com. There is so much great talent  on tap, including Steven Yeu, Tony Goldwyn, Vivica Fox, Arielle Kebbel, Russell Peters, Jill Zarin, Paul Fisher, Kristi Yamaguchi, Cullen Jones, Neon Trees, and many more.  Check out DITLO's amazing Facebook page as a teaser of what's to come!-- "Visual interviews of trending people, places and things" DITLO.com will launch around January 15, 2013!

We've had so much fun working on the fabulous shows on Youtube's Reserve Channel.  Some Highlights include:


Andy Cohen Goes Fishing with Tom Colicchio on HOOKED UP



Pharrell Williams Interviews Ben Mezrich & Andy Greenberg on ARST TLK

Another really fun client we loved working with this year is the StyleHaul Network (The largest fashion and beauty network on Youtube). FM, hosted by music artist Kimberly Cole, gives a backstage and behind the scenes experience, capturing candid moments not seen anywhere else. This house of style meets cribs show features the most hyped celebrity music artists, stylists, fashion designers and make-up gurus who invent the trends.

FM - KIMBERLY COLE WITH JAY SEAN
 

We are so grateful for all the good work we were able to do this year and we look forward to continuing to work with all our great clients in 2013!

 Wishing everyone a very peaceful holiday and a happy and healthy New Year

CTB ... Heading into Fall




Hot off his successful performance as host of the 64th Annual Primetime Emmys, Jimmy Kimmel is on fire!

  
 CTB is excited to announce that on January 8, 2013 Jimmy Kimmel Live! moves to 11:35pm on ABC. The numbers from the 2011 - 2012 TV Season really illustrate the strength and momentum of the show:



For the complete 2011-12 TV season, ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live grew its overall audience for the 3rd consecutive year (+3%), generating its most-watched season ever. JKL stood as the only late-night broadcast talk show to build over its prior season in Total Viewers, as NBC’s The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (-5%), Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (-2%) and Last Call with Carson Daly (-4%) and CBS’ The Late Show with David Letterman (-11%) and Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (-13%) were all down.

In more exciting Kimmel News: Jimmy Kimmel returns to his hometown Brooklyn for a week of shows at the end of the month! 


 Jimmy Kimmel Live heads to the host’s birthplace, Brooklyn, New York, for a week of original late night shows. The show will broadcast from BAM- Brooklyn Academy of Music from October 29 through November 2.  

Central Talent Booking is proud to announce the Brooklyn guests including notable New Yorkers David Letterman, Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, Chris Rock, Kelly Ripa, Tracy Morgan and more. Also musical performances by Alicia Keys, Vampire Weekend and the Avett Brothers featuring the Brooklyn Philharmonic.

And rounding out exciting October news for JKL, just before heading to the East Coast, Jimmy Kimmel Live! welcomes First Lady Michelle Obama on October 25th!   


 In it's sophomore season Anderson Live comes back strong. With a new format and daily co-hosts, the high energy talk show shows early promising growth. 

Our signature cast segments have brought a fun and  friendly energy to the show and have gotten really positive reviews! 


Argo Cast 


Steel Magnolias Cast


Jake and Michael from End of Watch


Perks of Being a Wallflower Cast

Central Talent Booking is thrilled to have a presence in the international late night game. 

Asia Uncut returns with its third season and moves to NBC Universal reaching over 200 million homes in 36 Asian cities.
The new season of Asia Uncut is taping at the Venetian Resort in Macau. 

We are equally excited to have recently jumped aboard
The Late Night Show with Ivan Urgant, the only late night show in Russia. The nightly talk show airs on
Channel One, which with over 100 million viewers is  Russia’s largest broadcasting network. Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg recently sat down with Ivan:

And upcoming guests include Halle Berry and Mila Jovovich.

 
Young Hollywood shows continued success as the WSJ recently called YH the "Entertainment Tonight" for Youtube: Young Hollywood -- WSJ

 Central Talent Booking is happy to be working with UNICEF again and inviting celebrities to the wonderful Snowflake Ball on November 27, 2012.  Harry Belafonte will be honored with the Audrey Hepburn Humanitarian Award &Tony Bennett will perform. Michael Douglas, Kevin Spacey, Rachel Bilson and Joel McHale are among the notables on this years Host Committee.  

Central Talent Booking is working on the second installment of the hilarious Larry Wilmore's "Race, Religion & Sex"as it heads to Jacksonville Florida.
 
We are also excited to be working with FM, the fashion and music digital series on Youtube’s STYLEHAUL. Hosted by music artist Kimberly Cole, FM is a backstage experience going behind the scenes and capturing candid moments not seen anywhere else. This house of style meets cribs features the most hyped celebrity music artists, stylists, fashion designers and make up gurus who invent the trends. FM has over 1.8 million views to date. 







 







Come What MAY

Oh What Fun

What a year it has been.. 

Jimmy Kimmel Live had a great November Sweeps, posting the show's "most-watched week ever." Some amazing guests: Eddie Murphy, Robert Pattinson, David Beckham, and Ellen helped build such strong shows but – it was the comedy that we have to credit as the real shining moment…


We continue to enjoy working with HGTV  


My Favorite Place is doing so well in its in prime time slot.

We love ALL the work we do with Wondros  and are enjoying developing a true music-focused show… Check out the preview: Live with John Legend

Oprah magazine continues to be fantastic along with our newest client Anderson
 Off to a great start..
 
Young Hollywood has kept us busy as usual.
Some highlight interviews:

As has xojane.com with spotlight guests:
 

Remodelista is also a wonderful website we are working with.
Diane Keaton reveals her passion for design culture in a Remodelista Q&A

We are proud of another collaboration with Wondros on the good work of The Starkey Hearing Foundation. Look out for upcoming events!  

And we're also excited to be working with Red Hour Films their cool and unprecedented  documentary, Bad Trip



This blog is written in memory of Jo’s Dad who passed this year.

Wishing you all a successful and wonderful 2012.
- Your Friends at CTB




Jimmy Kimmel Gets THR Cover.  Don't miss The Hollywood Reporter's "Late Night's Unsung Hero" featuring Jimmy Kimmel, released this Friday, June 24, 2011
 Dirk Nowitzki  wasn't the only highlight in the Dallas Mavs six game upset over the Heat. As the pre-show to the big show,  Jimmy Kimmel Live! served up some really great moments during this year's primetime specials.  Check out this highlight with Katie Couric.

June 13, 2011 marked the 15th Annual Webby Awards Ceremony live from the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York -- another great success! Lisa Kudrow, honored for her role as Web Therapy's Dr. Fiona Wallace, hosted the event.
Winners, presenters and performers including Adrien Grenier; Daniel Radcliffe; Norah Jones; LCD Soundsystem's James Murphy; Anna Wintour; Dan Savage and many more, turned out to celebrate their groundbreaking work and innovative use of the internet. 
Bad Teacher's Cameron Diaz, Justin Timberlake, and Jason Segal were among some of the summer's hottest moviestars that stopped by Young Hollywood this month. Check out more highlights including chats with: Emma Roberts and Michael Angarano, the cast of Super 8Miranda Kerr and Chris Hemsworth

On May 17th, LA's El Rey Theater lit up with some of Hollywood's brightest stars for an evening of karaoke hosted by Bill Bellamy. UNICEF's Playlist with the A-List, a fundraising effort to support UNICEF projects, showcased the talents and charitable passions of some of today's biggest stars. Jack Black, Brooklyn Decker, Angela Kinsey, and Ne-Yo were among the performers who rocked the mic! Soleil Moon Frye and a very pregnant Alyssa Milano also stopped by to show their support.  


Look out for the July issue of Oprah Magazine! Bryan Cranston shares his 'Aha Moment'; Jill Scott showcases her 'Best Life'; and the sweet sounds of  Ziggy Marley are featured in the 'CD/playlist' section.

Fuel TV's Daily Habit boasts another impressive lineup this month! Check out some standout interviews including: Benji Madden with Jason Mayhem Miller, Steve-O, Fred Willard, Luke Perry and Chuck Liddell & Chad Kagy. Upcoming guests include Simon Pegg and "Pretty Little Liar's" Lucy Punch.

 This Sunday Tom Papa returns with a whole new cast of celebrity panelists
for Season two of The Marriage Ref.
 Ricky Gervais, Tracy Morgan, Kathy Griffin, and many many more sit down and weigh-in 
on who's wrong, who's right, and ultimately who is right-est! 
Season Two of The Marriage Ref premieres Sunday June 26 at 10pm on NBC.