Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and Beach Boys’ co-founder Mike Love joins Nancy to talk about his journey with the Beach Boys, songwriting, his love of touring, and the 2024 Stagecoach Festival.
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Taylor Hicks Talks American Idol, New Music, Weddings, Acting, and Creative Opportunities – Episode 584
Taylor Hicks joins Nancy to talk about his 2006 American Idol win, life beyond the popular show, his Grand Ole Opry debut, new single “Teach Me to Dance” and upcoming album. Plus, Taylor discusses his career in show business and why he never says “no” to great creative opportunities.
Annette O’Toole joins Nancy to talk about her her role as Hope McCrea in the hit series Virgin River, her creative career from early years as a teen actor appearing in Gunsmoke and portraying David Cassidy’s love interest in The Partridge Family to her adult career in feature films like Superman III and series like Smallville, and her continued love of acting and the theater. Plus, Annette discusses collaborating with husband Michael Mckean.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Dolly Parton joined Nancy in 2016 to talk about her career, family-driven projects, staying true to herself and her roots, and how gratitude has played an important role in her life.
Billy Stanley met his stepbrother Elvis Presley when he was seven years old. He and his younger brothers would celebrate Christmas at Graceland, but Stanley says every day with Elvis was like Christmas.
“The only difference between Christmas and everyday life with Elvis is during Christmas, we had a tree,” says Stanley. ”Elvis was the only person I ever met that truly tried to make―’Why can’t every day be be like Christmas’? He tried his best to make it that way.”
In his new book…
Christmas comes early for Hallmark. The Hallmark Channel’s Countdown to Christmas programming launched in fall with non-stop holiday movies that have snagged audiences and ratings this season. Binge-watching has become a favored and growing activity and fans seem to be some of Hallmark’s best publicists.
“Countdown to Christmas has become an annual tradition that brings…