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“Kats With the Dish” is an entertainment radio show hosted by John Katsilometes, senior editor and columnist for Greenspun Media Group and Tricia McCrone, former national TV producer and publicist, and airs on KUNV 91.5 FM on Friday mornings. The dynamic duo uncover Sin City’s biggest secrets and latest gossip from the entertainment world as they interview Las Vegas celebrities, performers, executives and more.






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Kats Report Radio Show — Mistress of Sensuality

The emcee Edie has been the pilot of “Zumanity” since 2008. Recently the actor who developed and portrays the towering female figure, Christopher Kenner, notched show No. 4,000 at New York-New York. Out of his famed portrayal, Kenner talks about some of the more uncommon moments he has observed from the stage and how he arrived in Las Vegas.

Duration: 00:26:59

Kats Report Radio Show — Melody’s Suite

The Spiegelworld Tent is once more the site of a variety show hosted and produced by this week’s guest, “Absinthe” star Melody Sweets. Set for midnight July 30 is “Call of the Wild: Jungle Burlesque,” featuring a freewheeling rollout of such side acts as crossbow artists Mr. and Mrs. G (also joining the radio show); ex- “Zumanity” performer Wassa Coulibaly; high-wire artist Lijana Wallenda and her Wire Walking Wonders, Andrew Adams and Will Howard; Scotty the Blue Bunny and 2015 Miss...

Duration: 00:27:38

Kats Report Radio Show — Lord of The Space

Former “Rock of Ages” co-star Mark Shunock is opening a new community center and live-entertainment fortress called The Space, which hosts an open house Friday and will be the home of his monthly “Mondays Dark” charity shows beginning in January. Shunock, who just left his post as entertainment director at Intrigue, talks about the charity production and and other performances and events he envisions at The Space.

Duration: 00:25:50

Kats Report Radio Show — Myron Man

Smith Center for the Performing Arts President Myron Martin was one of the key figures in the production of “Idaho! The Comedy Musical,” which runs through July 17 at Reynolds Hall. Martin talks of the musical, co-written by renowned TV writer Buddy Sheffield (“In Living Color”) and “Jersey Boys” Music Director Keith Thompson, and why he decided the Smith Center should invest in the production.

Duration: 00:29:39

The Kats Report Podcast — Kelly’s Vision

Kelly Clinton-Holmes made her stage debut with Wayne Newton in the 1980s and has been a Las Vegas favorite ever since. She is currently hosting her long-running, open-mic nights at Bootlegger Bistro and has also just started a Wednesday night series at Tuscany Suites. She talked of her hubby (the great Clint Holmes), her years with Wayne and even performs a couple of spot-on impressions.

Duration: 00:27:37

The Kats Report Podcast — Confessions of the Maren

Maren Wade is at once a Strip performer as a cast member in “50 Shades: A Parody” at Windows Showroom at Bally’s, and also a columnist for Las Vegas Sun sister publication Las Vegas Weekly. The column is called “Confessions of a Showgirl,” and Wade talks of that column and the production.

Duration: 00:29:03

The Kats Report Podcast — Purple Forever

Las Vegas vocalist Michelle Johnson has quickly put together a powerhouse lineup of Vegas entertainers for the June 7 “Forever Purple” tribute to Prince at Cabaret Jazz, on what would have been his 58th birthday. Johnson talks of that effort, and of her years in town as Las Vegas’ First Lady of Jazz.

Duration: 00:28:47

Kats Report Radio Show — A Sudden Reign

Jason Tenner has been the front man for the Prince tribute band Purple Reign since the late-1990s, performing at several Las Vegas clubs and lounges. His world turned upside down on the morning of April 21, when Prince died and the attention on Purple Reign’s show at Westgate Cabaret erupted. The show has since moved into the larger International Theater at Westgate Cabaret, and Tenner talks of what the artist’s death meant to him and the act.

Duration: 00:27:51

Kats Report Radio Show — Clint Holmes

Clint Holmes reunites with Santa Fe. The resident headliner at Cabaret Jazz at the Smith Center recalls his days at Harrah’s, from 2000-2006. His backing band in those days was Santa Fe & The Fat City Horns, and he reunites with Jerry Lopez and “the guys” on Saturday night at M Resort.

Duration: 00:27:18

Kats Report Radio Show — Ross Mollison

Spiegelworld founder Ross Mollison discusses the touring version of “Absinthe” with Kats.

Duration: 00:27:53

Kats Report Radio Show — Rita Rudner

Comedian Rita Rudner, who performs starting in April at Red Rock Resort, stops by to chat with Kats.

Duration: 00:29:31

Kats Report Radio Show — Larry Blackmon from Cameo

Larry Blackmon, frontman for Cameo, stops by to talk about his group's 40th anniversary, their show at Westgate Cabaret and that famous/infamous red codpiece.

Duration: 00:27:43

Kats Report Radio Show — Scinta City

Since arriving in Las Vegas from Buffalo in 2000, the family act The Scintas has become a popular locals draw at a variety of resort casinos. Their latest home is downtown at the Plaza Showroom, and the leader of the show, Frankie Scinta, talks of the upgrades to the act and the venue -- and also how he got his start as a child on "The Ted Mack Amateur Hour."

Duration: 00:27:00

The Kats Report Podcast — Return of “Alice:”

Kats’ guests this week are the co-leads of “Alice – A Steampunk Concert Fantasy,” Anne Martinez and Ashley Fuller. The show features a host of backing dancers, a live band and a Red Queen character all in original costumes performing to contemporary rock songs. The production is a rock and steampunk adaptation of the story Lewis Carrol story "Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland,” and the show returns to Brooklyn Bowl at 10 p.m. Feb. 24.

Duration: 00:27:26

Managing Britney

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

Duration: 00:27:36

The Good Doctor

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.

Duration: 00:23:40

What’s next for Zowie Bowie

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?

Duration: 00:28:49

Frankie Moreno and Lacey Schwimmer

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.

Duration: 00:29:37

KWTD – Going Zombie

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

Duration: 20:40:34

KWTD — Jerry Lopez

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.

Duration: 00:29:26

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