Following her candid and heartfelt interview with Piers Morgan (airing Thursday, 9 p.m.,) television and film icon Glenn Close was gracious enough to spend some time backstage, speaking candidly about her commitment to "Bring Change 2 Mind," while also sharing insight into her most intense roles.
"Whether it's 'Damages,' or 'Fatal Attraction,' or even the Dalmatian movie ['101 Dalmatians,' '102 Dalmatians',] you are always playing, at the very least, these powerful women," noted Digital Producer Jason Kurtz, in referencing some of the actresses signature roles. "In real life, you're very, very nice."
Chucking, the guest quipped "You don't know me, you just met me!"
Admitting Close was technically correct, Kurtz followed up nonetheless: FULL POST
Following his entertaining and engaging interview with Piers Morgan (airing Friday, 9 p.m.,) sports broadcasting legend Bob Costas was gracious enough to spend some time in the show's "Green Room," sharing some humorous anecdotes, and showing off some of his patented Syracuse University pride.
Speaking exclusively with Jason Kurtz, the eight-time National Sportscaster of the Year award-winner reminisced about his early days working as an announcer, despite not officially graduating from college:
"My first salary was 11 grand a year in 1974 to call the Spirits of St. Louis of the ABA, but I did leave Syracuse prior to graduation. I don't regret the decision, much as I love the 'Cuse and I maintain a strong connection to them," Costas explained. "I thought well, a chance to not only do pro basketball, but to do it on KMOX in St. Louis, a legendary radio station, has a chance to lead to some good things. And it did. So, that's why I did what I did. Although there wasn't an immediate pot of gold." FULL POST
Following his candid and passionate face to face interview with "Piers Morgan Tonight" guest host Robin Meade (airing Wednesday, 9 p.m.,) this evening television star Chris Noth was gracious enough to spend some time in the show's "Green Room," offering insight on everything from his environmental organization, to his most-celebrated small screen roles.
Speaking exclusively with Jason Kurtz, the actor who's appeared in such hits as "Law and Order" and "Law and Order: Criminal Intent," as well as "Sex and the City" and "The Good Wife," opened up about his famous characters, and what still resonates today:
"It started with Detective Mike Logan," reminisced the shows digital producer, referring to Noth's time on the NBC crime drama, and it's spin-off. "Then of course Big, and now Peter Florrick. So, when you're walking down the street, what do people yell the most?" FULL POST
Following his honest and entertaining interview with Piers Morgan (airs tonight at 9 p.m.,) earlier this week guest Charlie Sheen was gracious enough to share a few moments as part of an exclusive, behind the scenes interview.
Joining Digital Producer Jason Kurtz in the studio, the actor explained why he'd agreed to return to the program after having first been interviewed on "Piers Morgan Tonight" amidst a whirlwind period of media attention and public scrutiny following his departure from CBS's "Two and a Half Men."
"He treated you pretty fair," said Kurtz, referring to the interview that's since been dubbed "Round 1." "Is that part of the reason you came back?"
"Absolutely. I've thought about visiting in the past couple of years – a lot sooner than this – because of the time we had the first time," explained Sheen. "But he's an absolute pro, and a perfect gentleman."
A noted sports fan, who's portrayed many an athlete on both television and in film, Kurtz asked Sheen to do a bit of football foreshadowing: FULL POST
Coming up this evening at 9, "Piers Morgan Tonight" invites Bob Costas to share his trademark insight and expert commentary on some of the recent tragedies that have moved the NFL from the sports page to the front page.
Following his face to face conversation with Piers Morgan, Costas shared some time with digital producer Jason Kurtz in a web-exclusive, behind-the-scenes "Green Room Interview."
With nearly 20 Emmy Awards to his credit, the eight-time National Sportscaster of the Year compared his appearance on "Piers Morgan Tonight" to the rest of his body of work:
"I think it pretty much fills the whole spectrum out, and I'm done now, this is my valedictory," jokes Costas. "There's nowhere to go from here. I've peaked, and I'm done."
Watch the above clip to hear why Costas felt his recent halftime commentary on gun control was pertinent, then tune in at 9 p.m. as the legendary broadcaster explains what he views as a "gun culture" within the NFL.
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Following her honest and entertaining face to face interview with Piers Morgan (airing Friday, 9 p.m.,) television host and comedian Chelsea Handler joined me in the Green Room for an exclusive chat that touched upon everything from her sidekick Chuy Bravo, to her fixation with fat babies.
Appearing on "Piers Morgan Tonight" for the third time, the 37-year-old explained why such a scheduling commitment doesn't seem to phase her:
"It's not torture, I mean I barely pay attention to him when I'm on the show, so it's not even a problem," she confessed.
Despite years of success across multiple platforms, the "Chelsea Lately" star admits the confusion about her surname: FULL POST
Coming up this evening, "Guest Host Week" continues on "Piers Morgan Tonight," as television veteran and advertising executive Donny Deutsch returns for an encore performance.
Joining us for a behind the scenes interview from inside Piers Morgan's office, the 54-year-old executive is beginning to feel rather comfortable:
"I love that chair, it feels good in here. If I didn't like Piers so much, I'd just kind of move in."
Having last filled in for Morgan in March, Deutsch reveals the most-important thing he learned in tonight's sophomore episode, during which he welcomed Dr. Oz:
"Oz, we just let it rip. Oz taught me how to find a G-Spot on women, so, what else do you need?"
Watch the clip as Wednesday's guest host shares his thoughts on returning to the show and the distinct differences between his debut and second effort.
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As iconic television personality Regis Philbin prepares to guest host "Piers Morgan Tonight," the always-energetic octogenarian is gracious enough to join us for an exclusive behind the scenes interview.
Stopping in the hall outside of his dressing room, the legendary host reveals what goes in to filling Piers Morgan's shoes, and chair:
"Piers is a very special person, you know. I've worked with him before, on 'America's Got Talent.' And it's going to be a lot of fun, I'm looking forward to it."
Kicking off a week of special guest hosts, Philbin will welcome fellow television icon Dave Letterman, for an extremely rare sit down interview: FULL POST
Following his candid and entertaining interview for "Piers Morgan Tonight" (airing tonight, 9 p.m.), singer-songwriter and record producer Cee Lo Green joined us for an exclusive sit down, in a location that's seemingly been named in his honor: the "Green Room."
Having just wrapped his second season as a vocal coach on NBC's "The Voice," Green reflected on using social media to interact with his fan base:
"You just try to apply poetry to your personal life," shared one half of the former soul duo "Gnarls Barkley." "I just take a poetic approach with the way that I communicate – with, not just women – but everyone."
Widely known for his outrageous outfits and colorful costumes, Friday's guest revealed his philosophy on wardrobe: FULL POST
Following her interview on "Piers Morgan Tonight" (airing 9 p.m.), actress and activist Cynthia Nixon joined us for an exclusive interview in the Green Room.
Widely known for her role in the iconic HBO series "Sex and the City," Nixon recently starred in the Broadway play "Wit," earning a Tony nomination for Best Actress:
"I am very, very excited," says Nixon. "It's a very tough category this year, and so it means a lot to have been nominated with those other women."
What was it like shaving her head for "Wit?"
Watch the above clip as Nixon shares complete details of the day she lopped off the locks, then tune in this evening at 9 p.m. for her honest and entertaining sit down interview on "Piers Morgan Tonight."