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Jun 01, 2012

Come What MAY


It was an exciting May, having CTB's client Jimmy Kimmel making two trips to the East Coast.
First in DC, where Kimmel got rave reviews for his job well done as host of this year's White House Correspondent's Dinner ... Sealed with a handshake stamp of approval by President Obama!

Kimmel's second hit on the East Coast was for the ABC Upfronts in New York where he announced his upcoming 5-show stint from his hometown in Brooklyn this fall October 29 -- November 2

Once again May Sweeps was a Success ...

During the recently completed 2012 May Sweep, ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live grew over the year-ago sweep to attract its biggest-ever audience for a May sweep. The ABC late-night program saw growth over the 2012 February Sweep of 10% in Total Viewers and 2% in Adults 18-49 to stand as the only late-night broadcast talk show to post gains.

· ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live ranked as the #3 talk show in late-night in Total Viewers during the 2012 May Sweep, behind only NBC’s The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and CBS’ The Late Show with David Letterman.

· ABC’s JKL topped NBC’s Late Night with Jimmy Fallon by 11% in Total Viewers and by 2% in Adults 18-49, leading the NBC program in 2 of the 3 sweep periods of the season (May 2012 and November 2011). JKL also drew a larger overall audience than Fallon for the 3rd consecutive May Sweep – since 2009.

· ABC’s JKL beat CBS’ The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson by its largest margin ever during a sweep period in both Total Viewers (+28%) and Adults 18-49 (+29%) to outperform the CBS late-night program in all 3 sweeps of the season.

And the summer promises continued excitement for Kimmel with our primetime specials during the NBA finals, that are always a SLAM DUNK! Mila Kunis, Mark Wahlberg, Matthew Mcconaughey, Ray Romano and Katy Perry are already in on the fun!

ANDERSON makes his mark on daytime with a very successful first season!

Among many great moments on ANDERSON were interviews with standout ladies: Madonna, Janet Jackson and Angelina Jolie... which even got Jo caught in a paparazzi photo-op!!
May was especially fun for Anderson as he loved sharing the stage with his lovely lady co-hosts: Kristin Chenoweth, Ana Gasteyer, Neicy Nash, and Rebecca Romijn!!

We look forward to ANDERSON's second season!! Coming this September!


Central Talent Booking continues stay connected and showcase our best bookings on our Facebook and Twitter pages. Be sure to follow us on Twitter and like our Facebook Page to see our highlights daily!


CTB is proud to be teaming with NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC CHANNEL on Brain Games.
Brain Games is a three-part series turned TV Show that tests the brain with games that play on senses, emotions, abilities and behavior covering topics from visual perception to sound, creativity, honesty & lying, attractiveness and persuasion.. Check out the Sizzle Reel!

Working with Howard Owens again is a pleasure as always as he is such a special friend and supporter of CTB.

We Continue working hard all summer with the next I Get That A Lot special!

From The Hollywood Reporter: "CBS is ready for more hidden camera gems. The network has ordered two more editions of I Get That A Lot. The network has aired four of the specials dating back to April 2009, with its Jan. 4 installment featuring Pauley Perrette, Pamela Anderson, Ty Pennington and Apolo Ohno averaging 8.32 million viewers." Read the full article here


It's been great to work with Ben Stiller's company Red Hour on their cutting-edge documentary Bad Trip. It is always special to have longtime relationships continue on .. Donick Cary at Red Hour shares a past at Letterman with Jo and Celia..always great to get to work together again.

We continue to work hard on season 4 of Life After, the cool documentary profile series that investigates how various cultural icons have dealt with turning points in their lives... we look forward to some really exciting features this season!

The always wonderful Oprah Magazine, featured some shiny stars from spring to summer including: Jennifer Lawrence (Books), Gabrielle Union (Aha), Rachel Maddow (My Best Life), Angela Lindvall (Fashion) for April...Bill Paxton (Books) Leelee Sobieski (Aha) Brandy (My Best Life) Octavia Spencer, Whoopi Goldberg, Carrie Fisher, Shirley MacLaine, Katie Couric, Mika Brzezinski, Michael Strahan (May Round-up) for May and ... Sir Ben Kingsley (Books) Maggie Gyllenhaal (Aha) Chris Rock (My Best Life) Madeleine Albright, Susan Feniger, Aimee Mann (June Wellness Pkg) for June.


CTB is delighted to continue our work with UNICEF. It is our pleasure to work with talent relations for such a wonderful organization.We love Tamar and Monika and look forward to some really exciting events in the near future!


CTB continues to work with Young Hollywood to showcase the freshest faces in the business! check out some favorite recent highlights:









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