Jeffrey A. Schaler, Ph.D.

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THE SHOW: "Jersey's Talking with Lee Leonard" is New Jersey's only primetime television talk show and is seen in 1.8 million households throughout the state. Hosted by Lee Leonard, this one-hour, interview call-in program features celebrities, authors, actors, musicians, and newsmakers of interest to New Jersey residents. "Jersey's Talking with Lee Leonard" airs live during our station's top-rated time slot: 8-9 PM, Monday through Friday. There are also repeat broadcasts the following day at 1-2 PM and on the weekends.

THE HOST: Lee Leonard is a familiar face and voice to people living in the tri-state area for hosting a variety of news and talk programs on television and radio. Lee's experience includes CBS Sports' NFL Today, NBC Sports, ABC Talk Radio, WNBC-AM, WABC-AM, WNEW-TV's Midday Live and Sports Extra, and CNBC on cable. Lee was also the former co-host of Showbiz Today on CNN, and was a New York correspondent for Entertainment Tonight.

CONTACT: Associate Producer - David DeVita (732-346-3286)

PREVIOUS GUESTS: Bill Bradley, Marilu Henner, Bill O'Reilly, Gail Sheehy, Tony Randall, Mary Higgins Clark, Robert Torricelli, Steve Allen, Ed McMahon, Mike Douglas, Joyce Carol Oates, George Gallup, Jr., Peter Maas, Dr. Robert Atkins, Ed Koch, Jeffrey Lyons, Lynn Sherr, Richard Rhodes, Celeste Holm, James Avery, Barbara Taylor Bradford, Dr. Joyce Brothers, Captain Lou Albano, Joe Piscopo, Jerry Orbach, Lorna Luft, Leslie Uggams, The Amazing Kreskin, John Amos, Ruby Dee, Eddie Bracken, Brenda Joyce, Wally "Famous" Amos, Jimmy Hoffa, Jr., Nanette Fabray, June Lockheart Bobby Collins, comedian Victor Kiam, businessman, Remington Prods. Willie Gault, football player Harry Carson, football player Bert Sugar, sports writer Dr. Judy Kuriansky

MUSICAL GUESTS: Dionne Warwick, John Pizzarelli, Linda Eder, Al DiMeola, Mary Wilson, Richie Havens, Maureen McGovern, Darlene Love, Jerry Vale, The King's Singers, Melba Moore, Stanley Jordan, Jerome Hines, Julie Wilson, Clint Holmes, Gloria Gaynor, Simon Estes, Jon Lucien, Margaret Whiting, Rockapella, Barbara Cook, Bobby Bandiera, Vanessa Rubin, Tony Trischka, Amanda McBroom, David Broza, Susannah McCorkle,

NEWS 12 NEW JERSEY - STATION SUMMARY A 24-hour locally-produced television program service presenting news and information from communities and municipalities around the state

A joint venture of Rainbow Programming the parent company of American Movie Classics (AMC), Bravo, the Independent Film Channel, SportsChannel and the Star-Ledger, the state's largest newspaper

A staff of 130 telecommunications professionals, reporting news and information from six studio-bureaus around the state -- in Trenton, Edison, Newark, Cresskill, Wall Township and Madison

State-of-the-art facilities utilizing the latest developments in satellite newsgathering capability, digital production technology, and fiber optics delivery

Mailing: Address: "Jersey's Talking with Lee Leonard," c/o News 12 New Jersey, 450 Raritan Center Parkway, Edison, NJ 08837

Phone: 732-346-3282, Fax: 732-417-5155, E-mail:, Website: