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Posts Tagged ‘Randy Barbato’

World of Wonder Resurrects Celebrity Call-In Show Ring My Bell

Has it really been that long? More than two decades after Ring My Bell first launched in 1991 as a Channel 4 UK live broadcast, the World of Wonder series is being dialed up for a second Web revival. The first episode premieres on the company’s YouTube channel Thursday, March 21.

In case you’ve forgotten, the show – which got a previous Web makeover in 2006 – very simply connects a celebrity and inbound callers. Some of the earliest programs featured Al Sharpton and Boy George. From today’s announcement:

“We always felt Ring My Bell was so simple, it was ahead of its time”, said World of Wonder co-founder Fenton Bailey. “The best talk show is the one without a host!” added partner Randy Barbato.

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E! Misses Dumb Buxom Blondes, Looks Inside Pam Anderson

Pam_Anderson_s_X-ray.jpgApparently still in mourning over its “star” Anna Nicole Smith, E! has snagged itself another “talent,” giving Pam Anderson her own reality show.

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Golden Globe Gossip Round-up

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FBLA finds all the remarks worth repeating about the Golden Globes.

WoW Report
Randy Barbato and Fenton Bailey started out strong, but lost focus. Best exchange:

F: At least Annette Bening doesn’t mind being on camera actually drinking.
R: Drinking, with bad hair.

Deadline Hollywood
Nikki Finke live-blogged.Best line:

(Dreamgirls) pic’s producer David Geffen–who took the show from Broadway 25 years later to Hollywood–is getting more thanks than God or mothers.

Gold Derby
Tom O’Neil predicted everything. Best line:

“This is almost as long as Bugsy!” a guy just gasped here in the hotel room where I’m watching the Globes with TV Guide Live Events staffers while Warren Beatty rambles on and on.

Defamer
America Ferrara’s golden moment tarnished by moronic Maria Menounos. On video.

Go Fug Yourself
Everything.