[10/25/07 - 02:01 PM]
Movie Review Series 'Lyons & Bailes Reel Talk' Lines Up Major Celebrity Roster for November Sweeps
Steve Carell, Jude Law, Vince Vaughn and Keri Russell are all set to appear next month.

[via press release from NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution]


Steve Carell, Jude Law, Vince Vaughn And Keri Russell Take Center Stage In The Month Of November

Special Guest Hosts Include E!'s Ben Lyons And Entertainment Weekly's Dave Karger

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. � October 25, 2007 - NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution's nationally syndicated movie review series "Lyons & Bailes Reel Talk," hosted by renowned film critics, Jeffrey Lyons and Alison Bailes, has assembled a stellar group of exclusive A-list celebrity interviews and special co-hosts for the upcoming November sweeps period.

In the coming weeks, "Reel Talk," which debuted in national syndication this season, will feature exclusive sit-down interviews with some of Hollywood's leading actors including Steve Carell, Jude Law, Vince Vaughn and Keri Russell. The show will also have two special guest co-hosts sitting in for Bailes, who gave birth to her second child, Frederick, on October 18; Ben Lyons, from E!'s "The Daily 10" and son of co-host Jeffrey Lyons, as well as, Entertainment Weekly's Dave Karger.

"With the holiday movie crush coming, we will be able to give viewers and film fans an opportunity to go behind-the-scenes with the top stars on some of the most anticipated movies of the season," says "Reel Talk" producer Mike Avila. "And with Alison taking some time off to enjoy her new son, it's great that we will have Jeffrey's son Ben able to help us fill that void, as well as respected film journalist Dave Karger."

Steve Carell, star of NBC's "The Office," joins co-host Jeffrey Lyons in-studio on October 27 to discuss the indie-movie atmosphere on the set of his new film, "Dan in Real Life." On November 3, Jude Law, the star and producer of the new version of "Sleuth," talks about doing double duty on a movie shoot and also hints at which Michael Caine movie he might want to remake next. Vince Vaughn, drops by on November 10 to discuss playing Santa's under-achieving brother in the holiday comedy "Fred Claus" and Keri Russell, who earned rave reviews for her starring role in last summer's "Waitress" and who is now top-lining the musical fable "August Rush," will appear on "Reel Talk" Thanksgiving weekend .

On October 27, "The Daily 10's" Ben Lyons will share the stage with his dad to discuss the week's top new films; "Dan in Real Life," "Before The Devil Knows You're Dead," "Rails" and "Ties Slipstream." On November 3, Entertainment Weekly's Karger will step into the co-host role and discuss the week's new films; "American Gangster," "Bee Movie," "Martian Child," "Darfur Now" and "Joe Strummer: The Future is Unwritten."

"Lyons & Bailes Reel Talk," a weekly half-hour movie review series, debuted in national syndication the weekend of September 29-30, 2007. Hosted by renowned movie critics Jeffrey Lyons and Alison Bailes, "Reel Talk" takes viewers behind the velvet rope and provides an insider's perspective on the weekend's best entertainment choices.

Dan Forman is the Executive in Charge, Michael Avila is the Producer and Susan McNeeley is the Director of "Lyons & Bailes Reel Talk." The show originates and is produced by WNBC HD New York and is distributed in national syndication by NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution.

About NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution:

NBC Universal is a leader in providing entertainment programming to the domestic and international marketplaces. The NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution division is responsible for the distribution of NBC Universal product to all forms of television within the U.S. and Canada. This includes distribution of current and library film and television product, including formats and non-scripted programming, in the pay, free, and basic markets, as well as the domestic syndication of first-run syndicated TV programs and theatrical and TV movie packages.

Current and upcoming first-run strip syndicated programming at NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution includes Access Hollywood, Blind Date, Deal or No Deal, The Jerry Springer Show, The Martha Stewart Show, Maury and The Steve Wilkos Show. Current first-run weekly syndicated programming includes The Chris Matthews Show, The Wall Street Journal Report with Maria Bartiromo, Your Total Health, Lyons & Bailes Reel Talk and the off-network distribution of Heroes, The Office, House, the Law & Order series and much more.

  [october 2007]  


[10/21/16 - 02:02 PM]
NLCS Game 5 Is Second Most-Watched Telecast in FS1 History
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Thursday, October 20.

[10/21/16 - 12:08 PM]
Freeform Brings Fan Favorite "Stitchers" and New Original Sci-Fi Series "Beyond" to Stan Lee's L.A. Comic Con on October 29 and 30
"Stitchers" co-stars Ritesh Rajan, Damon Dayoub and Sarah Davenport are among those scheduled to appear.

[10/21/16 - 10:05 AM]
Freeform's Annual "Countdown to 25 Days of Christmas" Starts on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 24
Said offerings include the premiere "The Odd Life of Timothy Green," "Boxtrolls," and the network premiere of the fourth installment of the hit "Cinderella Story" franchise, "A Cinderella Story: If the Shoe Fits."

[10/21/16 - 10:04 AM]
Freeform's Funday Programming Event Begins November 12 and Continues Through November 13
Highlights include the network premieres of "Planes: Fire & Rescue," "How to Train Your Dragon" and "Shrek Forever After."

[10/21/16 - 10:03 AM]
"Madonna: Rebel Heart Tour" to Premiere on Showtime(R) on December 9 at 9 PM ET/PT
The film is co-directed by Danny B. Tull and Nathan Rissman, both of whom have worked extensively with Madonna on her feature films and tour movies.

[10/21/16 - 09:55 AM]
David Blaine Is Back With an Extraordinary Special, "David Blaine: Beyond Magic," Airing Tuesday, November 15, on ABC
Following his critically acclaimed ratings smash "David Blaine: Real or Magic," Blaine returns with his most revealing performance yet.

[10/21/16 - 09:35 AM]
Video: Netflix's "Haters Back Off!" Star Miranda Sings Shares Some of Her Favorite Things
Based on the character created by Colleen Ballinger, "Haters Back Off!" delves into the oddball family life of Miranda Sings.

[10/21/16 - 09:31 AM]
Video: Netflix Unveils The Ivory Game Trailer and Poster
From executive producer Leonardo DiCaprio, The Ivory Game is an epic documentary feature that goes undercover into the dark and sinister underbelly of ivory trafficking.

[10/21/16 - 09:29 AM]
Premiere Date Change - A&E Network Will Now Air Original Docu-Series "The Killing Season" on November 12
The newcomer will now roll out with back-to-back episodes one week later than previously announced.

[10/21/16 - 09:24 AM]
No One Can Hear You Scream: Investigation Discovery's All-New Series "Dead Silent" Premieres Tuesday, October 25 at 9/8C
In the six-part series, myth, urban legend, and horror movie dread collide to showcase real-life, dark and twisted tales too frightening to be imaginary.

[10/21/16 - 09:02 AM]
Oxygen Media Strikes Again with New True Crime Series "Killision Course" Premiering Saturday, November 5th at 9PM ET/PT
The four-episode, genre breaking series, recreates true stories of murder connecting the victim, accomplice and killer, on a joy ride of suspense, betrayal and obsession.

[10/21/16 - 08:47 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Holds Off Competition with NFL
The Eye wins the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[10/20/16 - 03:55 PM]
Oxygen Media Tests the Bonds of Friendship When New Competition Series "The Battle of the Ex-Besties" Premieres Tuesday, December 6 at 11PM ET/PT
Hosted by Sibley Scoles, the series follows fourteen former BFFs who are forced to confront - and hopefully forget - past differences in order to win a life-changing $100,000 grand prize.

[10/20/16 - 01:49 PM]
Investigation Discovery Delivers Nearly One Million Viewers for World Television Premiere of "Southwest of Salem: The Story of the San Antonio Four"
Investigation Discovery further spins the numbers for Saturday, October 15.

[10/20/16 - 01:04 PM]
Investigation Discovery Looks at When Happily Ever After Goes Horribly Wrong in All-New Series "Married with Secrets"
The new eight-part series premieres Tuesday, October 25 at 10:00/9:00c.