Author Archives: Randi Scott


Mark Knopfler has announced the title and release date for his new album, his first since Tracker in 2015. Down the Road Wherever, his ninth studio disc, will be out on November 16th on his own British Grove label via Blue Note Records here in the U.S. He says the album title is “is a line from ‘One Song at ... Read More »

JULIE CHEN: Staying With Big Brother

Julie Chen is leaving The Talk, but she’s not bailing on CBS altogether. TMZ says she’s decided to stay on as the host of Big Brother. Chen has been the subject of scrutiny lately after her husband, former CBS head Les Moonves, was accused of sexual misconduct. This week, she bid her co-hosts on The Talk farewell in a recorded video, saying she wants to spend ... Read More »

HOLLYWOOD VAMPIRES: Alice on the New Album …

The wait shouldn’t be all that long for the new Hollywood Vampires album. Premiere Radio Prep spoke to Alice Cooper just before he played the band’s final scheduled show of this year — in Tokyo, Japan on Friday — and he told us the band’s second album could be out for the holidays. Alice Cooper on when to expect the new Hollywood Vampires ... Read More »

It’s #NationalRespectDay + Jimi Hendrix…

What was the highlight of last night’s Emmys? It’s National Respect Day, National Rice Krispies Treats Day and National Cheeseburger Day, and Yom Kippur begins at sundown. It’s National Cheeseburger Day. What else do you like on your burger? Today marks the 48th anniversary of the death of Jimi Hendrix. On this day in 1851 the New York Times published its ... Read More »

KI$$ ~ Quiz Time ~

35 years ago today (September 18th, 1983) on MTV, the members of KISS appeared without makeup in public for the first time. Which KISS album was released that same day?  Stumped? Here are a few hints. The band members appear with no makeup on its cover. Vinnie Vincent is the lead guitarist on it, although he would leave KISS before they completed ... Read More »

DOOBIE BROTHERS: Rockin’ Down the Highway … Again

Doobie Brothers singer and guitarist Patrick Simmons and his wife, Cris, took part in last week’s coast-to-coast Motorcycle Cannonball – a 3700 mile ride from Portland, Maine to Portland, Oregon. Patrick tells us, “I was able to ride [my Harley] from Portland, Maine to Sturgis, South Dakota for a total of 2044 miles. I rode all the miles, which is a ... Read More »

EMMYS: The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Wins Big

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel was the big winner at Monday night’s 70th Annual Primetime Emmys. The Amazon show took home five awards, including best comedy series, while HBO’s Game of Thrones took best drama series. FX’s The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story walked away with three honors. HBO’s Last Week Tonight With John Oliver was named best variety talk series, while NBC’s Saturday Night Live was the outstanding ... Read More »


Julie Chen has not returned to The Talk. This appears to be a permanent decision as she will “voluntarily step aside.” A source told the New York Post, (quote) “She is definitely leaving The Talk and will 100 percent stay with her husband, Les Moonves.” CBS ousted Les Moonves for sexual misconduct. When the first allegations surfaced, Julie Chen stated, ... Read More »

BOB SEGER: Time to Roll Away

Bob Seger is following in the footsteps of Elton John, Paul Simon, Lynyrd Skynyrd and Joan Baez. When he resumes performing in November, he says it will be his final tour. Now dubbed The Travelin’ Man tour, it’s a continuation of last year’s Runaway Train trek. It starts on November 21st in Grand Rapids, Michigan,. Tickets for the new dates ... Read More »

It’s #ConstitutionDay ….

The Emmy Awards air live from L.A. on NBC tonight with hosts Colin Jost and Michael Che. Plan to watch? It’s #ConstitutionDay and #CitizenshipDay. It’s #CitizenshipDay. Are you a new U.S. citizen? How did you celebrate? Today marks the 27th anniversary of the release of Guns n’ Roses’ Use Your Illusion 1 and 2. On this day in 1972 M*A*S*H premiered ... Read More »