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May 1, 2017

Grants Rants #58: Fern Ronay, Author

The newest Real Housewife of RHONY Tinsley Mortimer has us talking, Johnny Depp’s redemption tour ends at Disneyland, where's Amber Heard? Is it too early for Pirates of the Caribbean 5? We check in on Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, Paris Hilton celebrates 10 years post prison and we examine the recently announced Bravo TV shows with Fern Ronay.


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Apr 24, 2017

Grants Rants #57: Joe Betance, Podcast and SiriusXM Host


Is Katy Perry trying too hard? Bill O’Reilly gets thrown out of Fox News and Bill Cosby gets ready for court, Is Richard Simmons returns from the hospital, is he returning to the world? It’s pilot season and we’re looking at shows already picked up for full seasons that and podcast talk w. Joe Betance now!




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Apr 18, 2017

Grants Rants #56: June Flori, Author and Artist


We are loving FX's Feud: Bette and Joan, We question who really cares about Mama June's Weight Loss? We talk Prince's hidden addiction, pot smoking and we look at the dramatic changes coming to shopping malls. My Rhode Island accent is in full effect on this special episode with my Grandmother, Author, June Cianci Flori. 


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Apr 10, 2017

Grants Rants #55: Isabelle Carasso, Writer, Improv Comedian & NBC Page


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Hollywood fears another Writers Strike on the horizon. We examine The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills and The Real Housewives of New York City, Janet Jackson splits from her husband and Abbey Lee miller splits from Dance Moms - and we look at the Amazon Pilot The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel w. Isabelle Carasso


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Mar 23, 2017

Grants Rants #54: Chris Chianesi, Actor, Writer, Producer


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Erika Jayne takes center stage on The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills and Dancing with the Stars, Is Lisa Marie Pressley being controlled by Scientology? Both Yolanda Hadid and Lindsay Lohan tease new reality shows and we examine Lisa Rinna. Actor Chris Chianesi joins the rants!

Mar 20, 2017

Grants Rants #53: Megan Stecher


It’s our Hollywood Talk grab bag episode, Celebrity Burglaries pop up all over LA, The BBC Dad Interview makes us laugh, There's a car fire involving Kim D in New Jersey, We are less than impressed by the movie Life, Real Housewives of Beverly Hills Erika Jayne heads to Dancing with the Stars, is Caitlin Jenner headed to The Real Housewives? Megan Stecher rejoins the rants!


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Mar 13, 2017

Grants Rants 52: Phone Calls with Marie Garofalo & Talia DeLuca

Former Grants Rants Guest Co-host Marie Garofalo dishes about her time with Richard Simmons. Talia DeLuca joins to discuss Nicki Minaj’s weak response to Remy Ma's diss track, Arnold’s Exit from Celebrity Apprentice, Lindsay Lohan’s new fashion project and is Megyn Kelly the new Oprah?


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Feb 27, 2017

Grants Rants #51: Sanyee Yuan, Entertainment Reporter & Mike Caffrey, Filmmaker 


It’s Our 2017 Academy Award Hollywood Insider Panel. We examine award season, the winners, losers and the direction of the film industry, the Oscars and my distaste for Jimmy Kimmel. We can't get over the mix up for the Best Picture winner. Does the awards industry need a complete overhaul?  Insiders Sanyee Yuan and Mike Caffrey join the rants for deep discussion right here.


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Feb 13, 2017

Grants Rants 50: Love It Hate It: Valentines Day 2017 Panel


Celebrate Valentines Day and Episode 50 with us, we look at Unique Dates, Real Housewives Returns, Dr. Phil 'Cash Me Outside' Girl  and what we are loving and hating in pop culture. Lady Gaga to 50 Shades, the prestigious women of Hidden Figures to prestigious guests on Dr. Phil. This episode is jam packed full of shade and insider dirt. Join the panel right here!


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Feb 6, 2017

 Grants Rants #49: Kylie Hodges, Food Blogger and Podcast Producer


Lady Gaga delivers at her Super Bowl Halftime Performance, Why do I not care about Beyonce's pregnancy? Or Coachella? David Beckham becomes a Knight but not with out controversy and Sherri Shepherd is ignorant on The Dr. Oz Show. Kylie Hodges rejoins the rants now!

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Jan 30, 2017

GR 48: Lexie Stack, Pop Culture Aficionado and Former NBC Page


Bravo's The Real Housewives of Orange County casting shuffles the deck, The Brandi Glanville Joanna Krupa lawsuit goes next level ridiculous, We question, is Misha Barton crazy again? Megyn Kelly takes over Today and Judy Garland is on the move, Lexie Stack cohosts the rants here.


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Jan 23, 2017

Grants Rants #47: Scott Moore, Host and Producer


A Dog’s Purpose causes concern, Is Abbey Lee Miller headed to the big house? Malia Obama gets an internship at the Weinstein Company, Dina Lohan weighs in on Linsday’s stance with Islam. Ryan Murphy's American Crime Story is set for 2018. And we look at NBC’s Winter Press Tour from Will and Grace to This is Us, Scott Moore rejoins the rants!




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Jan 12, 2017

Grants Rants #46: Jeffrey Masters, Host of LGTBQ&A Podcast

The upcoming inauguration struggles to attract Hollywood Talent, Chris Brown and Soulja Boy train to beat each other up for real in Dubai, George Lucas invests $1 Billion into an LA Star Wars museum and we examine Perez Hilton, that and more with Jeffery Masters.



Jan 3, 2017

Grants Rants #45: Artist and Author, June Flori


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Hollywood icons Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher pass on, Scientology attacks A&E, we judge upcoming 2017 TV shows...harshly, New Years Advice is solicited to Bravolebrities and The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills wether they want it or not, and more where that came from with Artist and Author June Flori.

Dec 19, 2016

GR 44: Holiday Party Panel❄

Original Music Composed by George Masso


Grab a cocktail and join us for our Holiday Party Panel! Many former guest co-hosts return for this year end celebration. We look at the Forbes 2016 List of Top Celebrity Earners. Mariah Carey, Kanye West, Madonna, Justin Bieber and Nene Leakes compete for an award in Barbara Walter's name. Grant consulted with Gwyneth Paltrow and prepared the Grants Rants Goop Gift Guide Gift Exchange. Happy Holidays from Grants Rants!


Host: Grant Rutter

Co-host: Blake V

Guest Co-hosts:

Christy Olson

Jesse D'Angelo

Jay Ellis

Noah Silverman

Fern Ronay

Justin Heath

Dec 5, 2016

Grants Rants 43: Actor and Host, Jay Ellis


We take a deep dive into the current music industry- why is Britney Spears's Slumber Party not on the radio?, We look at New music coming in 2017 from Gaga to Fergie, Leah Remini’s Scientology show brings the ratings, Fuller House returns to Netflix and we are examining the animals on Vanderpump Rules. That and our talented Guest Co-Host Jay Ellis dishes being a working actor in Hollywood.  

Nov 21, 2016

Grants Rants 41: Thanksgiving Panel


We pop the cork on champagne and a thanksgiving panel talking dozens of hot topics - from Housewives to Horror Films, Brangelina, Gaga, Kanye and is Taylor Swift a lesbian? We look at Oprah’s Favorite Things, autumnal cocktails so much more with this rowdy bunch - Lorrie Marlow, James Lott Jr., Katrina Nicholson and Jesse D'Angelo!








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Nov 16, 2016

Grants Rants 41: Mark J. Freeman, Host and Personality 


Alec Baldwin won't return to SNL, Bill Cosby loses his sight, but is he gaining sympathy? RHOBH Season 7 First Impressions and Google, Facebook and Twitter crackdown on hate speech and click bait news. Guest co-host Mark J. Freeman talks the LA Theater scene.


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Nov 7, 2016

Grants Rants 40: Allison Del Franco


The Simpsons breaks TV records as it's renewed through Season 30, Is Lindsay Lohan a genius or foolish sporting her new accent? Dina and Michael Lohan weight in. Will Mariah Carey’s reality show make it to air? Why do networks wait so long to premier reality shows? I fill you in on what went down with Bidchat and we talk to Filmmaker Allison Del Franco.


Oct 21, 2016

Grants Rants 39: Author, Fern Ronay


Has hell frozen over? Danielle Staub and Teresa Giudice reunite in a yoga class, We talk wedding details for RHONY's Luann de Lesseps, Lohan Nightclub in Greece is up and running, Donald Trump is not welcome at The Grove LA and we look at which shows have the best/worst chance of getting picked up this fall season.


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Oct 14, 2016

Grants Rants 38: Host, Christy Olson 

Does Hugh Hefner have one foot in the grave? Kendra Wilkinson is talking, The Real Housewives of Orange County fight in Dublin, Selena Gomez enters rehab, Forbes releases the Highest-Paid Dead Celebrities Of 2016 and you won't believe how much TV stars are making these days. That and more on this inaugural Bidchat Live show with Christy Olson.



Sep 26, 2016

Grants Rants 37: Andrea Fasano, On Air Host and Producer


Brangelina implodes, Bethenny Frankel almost explodes. Lindsay Lohan makes bank in a Russian interview, Leah Remini produces a A&E Scientology TV Series and Gigi Hadid gets assaulted in Milan.

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Sep 19, 2016

Grants Rants #36 

Katrina Nicholson, Aspiring Comedy Writer and Comedian

TV returns for the Fall and we dish what’s catching our attention - and more importantly what isn't. Pamela Anderson doesn’t like datings apps, and neither do we. Lady Gaga books the Superbowl, A potential Britney Spears Justin Timberlake song excites us and Miley Cyrus rejects red carpet appearances - that and more w. Katrina Nicholson.



Sep 5, 2016

Grants Rants #35: Jesse Janedy, Host, Producer, DJ and Comedian 

Icon Britney Spears drops her album and we can’t get enough, Nene Leakes thinks it’s funny she allegedly owes back taxes, Rihanna and Drake share a questionable tattoo and someone dared Mary J Blidge to record a song promoting the view- that and lots more w. Jesse Janady




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Aug 8, 2016

The Rio Olympics kick off, Instagram snaps up 'stories', Dina refutes Lindsay's pregnancy tweet, #RHOA Phaedra Parks faces a bomb scare and Sharon Osbourne confirms Ozzy is a sex addict. Would you be offended by a men's and women's restroom denoted by before and after pictures of Caitlin Jenner?

Grants Rants 34: Richie Skye, DJ, Host, Show Producer



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