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The Kats Report Podcast

“The Kats Report” is an entertainment radio show hosted by John Katsilometes, columnist and editor-at-large for Greenspun Media Group. The half-hour show airs weekly on KUNV 91.5 FM at 8 p.m. Fridays. Kats interviews the top Las Vegas celebrities, performers and executives in the Entertainment Capital of the World.

Managing Britney
Thu, Feb 11, 2016 (2:30 p.m.)
Larry Rudolph met Britney Spears when she was a teenager just finishing her stint on “The Mickey Mouse Club.” He helped turn her into an international superstar and one of the most bankable stars on the Strip. He talks of the updates planned for “A Piece of Me,” her upcoming album and why he made Vegas his home

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The Good Doctor
Wed, Feb 10, 2016 (10:26 a.m.)
Dr. Alex Schiller is the character at the center of “Never Sleep Alone,” a stage show at the Spiegeltent at Caesars Palace. The satire of a sexual advice seminar mixed with a one-woman performance draws audience members onstage for some ribald interaction. The show ends its three-performance run on Valentine’s Day. Does it have a home in Vegas? The good doctor is always optimistic.

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What’s next for Zowie Bowie
Sat, Jan 30, 2016 (8:54 a.m.)
This week, John Katsilometes talks with Zowie Bowie’s Chris Phillips, who abruptly ended his decade long run at Rocks Lounge to develop a new, more “produced” show. What is the plan, and where does Phillips plan to pitch this production?

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Frankie Moreno and Lacey Schwimmer
Mon, Jan 25, 2016 (9:54 a.m.)
This week, John Katsilometes talks with Smith Center Cabaret Jazz headliner and longtime Las Vegas favorite Frankie Moreno and Lacey Schwimmer, formerly of “Dancing With the Stars.” The Vegas couple talk of the new updates to Moreno’s show, which is expected to announce a new residency on the Strip soon.

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KWTD – Going Zombie
Tue, Jan 19, 2016 (1:48 p.m.)
This week, John Katsilometes is joined by longtime Las Vegas performer Enoch Augustus Scott, who plays the Zombie emcee Zenoch in the wild musical production “Zombie Burlesque” at V Theater at Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood. Learn how Scott beat an obsession with steroids, and landed the role in the David Saxe Productions after a fluke audition cal

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KWTD — Jerry Lopez
Fri, Jan 8, 2016 (4:40 p.m.)
On this week’s show, John Katsilometes talks with Jerry Lopez, founder of the great Las Vegas band Santa Fe & The Fat City Horns. On Monday, January 11, the band is making its second appearance at Cabaret Jazz at the Smith Center for the Performing Arts— and hopes to play the venue more often in 2016.

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KWTD — Susan Anton
Thu, Dec 31, 2015 (4:49 p.m.)
Kats flies solo this week on his year-ending show. He talks with Susan Anton, who is performing in early January at the Smith Center in “Already Home.”

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KWTD — John Fogerty preps for the Strip
Thu, Dec 10, 2015 (5:10 p.m.)
The legendary singer and guitarist from Creedence Clearwater Revival talks of his upcoming residency at Venetian Theater, which starts on Jan. 8, saying, "That's Elvis's birthday. I don't know if anyone else realized that, but I did." He also recalls how the name of CCR supplanted the original — the Golliwogs.

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KWTD — Bob Anderson bids adieu
Fri, Dec 4, 2015 (1:44 p.m.)
The great impressionist, singer and actor has closed "Frank: The Man, The Music" at Palazzo Theater. What's next? There is talk of moving a version of the show to Carnegie Hall, and possibly even Broadway.

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Human Nature for the holidays
Sat, Nov 21, 2015 (9:34 p.m.)
Johnny Kats and Dish McCrone chat up Human Nature, who give details about their upcoming Christmas show at the Venetian which co-stars Ruby Lewis of the upcoming Cirque Broadway production “Paramour.” The guys also say that a return to the stage at Sands Showroom is a possibility as they review offers for a home in 2016.

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