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The New York Times hailed Bobby Rivers as "a master interviewer with a gift for banter" on his VH1 celebrity talk show in the late 1980s. Bobby Rivers has been a prime time talk show host, an ABC News movie critic and entertainment news contributor, a syndicated game show host and a Food Network host. Whoopi Goldberg picked him to be on her Premiere Radio weekday morning show in 2006. He's acted in national TV commercials and played a recurring comedy character for The Onion. A longtime SAG-AFTRA union member, he's proud to have been the first African-American to get a talk show on VH1 and also to be one of the few black performers who's been a weekly movie critic and film historian on network TV. On VH1, some of his guests were Kirk Douglas, Norman Mailer, Meryl Streep, Shirley MacLaine, Ben Kingsley, Paul McCartney, Carlos Santana, Omar Sharif, Patrick Swayze, Sally Field, cartoon voiceover legend Mel Blanc and Whoopi Goldberg. Bobby Rivers grew up in South Central L.A., graduated from a high school in Watts and got a B.A. from Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Bobby Rivers' M.O.C.H.A.A. Podcast M.O.C.H.A.A.

    • TV & Film
    • 5.0 • 2 Ratings

The New York Times hailed Bobby Rivers as "a master interviewer with a gift for banter" on his VH1 celebrity talk show in the late 1980s. Bobby Rivers has been a prime time talk show host, an ABC News movie critic and entertainment news contributor, a syndicated game show host and a Food Network host. Whoopi Goldberg picked him to be on her Premiere Radio weekday morning show in 2006. He's acted in national TV commercials and played a recurring comedy character for The Onion. A longtime SAG-AFTRA union member, he's proud to have been the first African-American to get a talk show on VH1 and also to be one of the few black performers who's been a weekly movie critic and film historian on network TV. On VH1, some of his guests were Kirk Douglas, Norman Mailer, Meryl Streep, Shirley MacLaine, Ben Kingsley, Paul McCartney, Carlos Santana, Omar Sharif, Patrick Swayze, Sally Field, cartoon voiceover legend Mel Blanc and Whoopi Goldberg. Bobby Rivers grew up in South Central L.A., graduated from a high school in Watts and got a B.A. from Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

    MOCHAA Moment- Possible Racism with Police, Politics, and Trying to have a Career Entertainment

    MOCHAA Moment- Possible Racism with Police, Politics, and Trying to have a Career Entertainment

    As things heat up in Dallas between the law and people of color, the men of MOCHAA couldn't help but talk about it. It does lead to a more conscious conversation about some of the current state of affairs. It's hard to have these conversations, but somehow, the guys find a little laughter. Sit back and enjoy a little MOCHAA.

    More Bobby Rivers: http://bobbyriverstv.blogspot.com
    Keith Price: http://keithpricecomic.com

    Recorded 9/15/18 at The Hangar Studios: http://thehangarstudios.com

    • 42 min
    MOCHAA Moment- Illeana Douglas, Les Moonves & Bobby, Viola Davis, Jim Carrey, and more

    MOCHAA Moment- Illeana Douglas, Les Moonves & Bobby, Viola Davis, Jim Carrey, and more

    In this super packed episode of MOCHAA, Bobby and Keith talk about the latest #MeToo Moment involving Les Moonves and actress/writer/director, Illeana Douglas. Bobby even shares a moment that he even had with Moonves. Along the way, they talk about the recent dust up of Scott Feinberg's comment regarding Oscar, Emmy, Tony Award winning actress, Viola Davis and The Help. They also talk about a couple of shows on Showtime, including Jim Carrey's Latest Show, KIDDING.

    More Bobby Rivers: http://bobbyriverstv.blogspot.com/

    More Keith Price: http://www.keithpricecomic.com

    Illeana Douglas: https://www.illeanadouglas.com/
    Illeana Douglas talks to New Yorker Radio: https://www.newyorker.com/podcast/the-new-yorker-radio-hour/illeana-douglas-steps-forward-and-rachel-carson-at-sea

    Jim Carrey's KIDDING: http://www.sho.com/kidding?s_cid=pse-kidding-13439

    SHAMELESS: http://www.sho.com/shameless

    Feinberg v Viola Davis: https://ohnotheydidnt.livejournal.com/112319282.html

    • 59 min
    MOCHAA Moment- A Tale of Two Funerals

    MOCHAA Moment- A Tale of Two Funerals

    The men of MOCHAA could not help but join the country in mourning the loss of both The Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, and the great Sen. John McCain. They chat about the difference in sendoffs, as well as, take a look at some of the more political moments within the services. Recorded September 1, 2018. Hangar Studios.

    About Bobby Rivers: http://bobbyriverstv.blogspot.com
    About Keith Price: http://keithpricecomic.com

    • 18 min
    MOCHAA Moment- Fall Colors on Turner Classic Movies

    MOCHAA Moment- Fall Colors on Turner Classic Movies

    As we soon enter into the Fall , it seems that the folks at TCM are going to be adding some extra color to the month. The men of MOCHAA discuss the upcoming Black Experience on Film series for the month. TCM has partnered with the African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) to present a month-long study of these movies. This prompts a great conversation about representation in film review and criticism.

    More Bobby Rivers: http://bobbyriverstv.blogspot.com

    More Keith Price: http://keithpricecomic.com

    About The Black Experience on Film on TCM: https://www.tcm.com/this-month/article/1427466%7C1427467/AAFCA-Presents-The-Black-Experience-on-Film-Tues-Thurs-in-September.html

    • 30 min
    MOCHAA MOMENT- Ainsley, Meryl, and Me

    MOCHAA MOMENT- Ainsley, Meryl, and Me

    In this mini episode of MOCHAA, Bobby Rivers remembers a career defining moment that includes Netflix Personality, Ainsley Harriot, and 3x Academy Award© winner, Meryl Streep. Sit back and enjoy a cup of MOCHAA.

    More on BobbyRivers: http://www.bobbyriverstv.blogspot.com
    More on Keith Price: http://www.keithpricecurtaincall.com
    On Twitter: https://twitter.com/MOCHAAwithBobby https://twitter.com/BobbyRiversTV https://twitter.com/kpcurtaincall https://twitter.com/comedydaddy
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BobbyRiversPodcast/?ref=br_rs

    • 14 min
    MOCHAA MOMENT- RIP Queen of Soul, The Upcoming Changes at The Oscars©

    MOCHAA MOMENT- RIP Queen of Soul, The Upcoming Changes at The Oscars©

    The Men of MOCHAA have returned to talk about the loss of the Queen of Soul, the latest conversation coming from The Academy Awards, and a whole lot more conversation. Recorded 8/18/18 @ The Hangar Studios More on BobbyRivers: http://www.bobbyriverstv.blogspot.com More on Keith Price: http://www.keithpricecurtaincall.com On Twitter: https://twitter.com/MOCHAAwithBobby https://twitter.com/BobbyRiversTV https://twitter.com/kpcurtaincall https://twitter.com/comedydaddy Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BobbyRiversPodcast/?ref=br_rs RIP Aretha Franklin: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/16/obituaries/aretha-franklin-dead.html About The Oscars© https://variety.com/2018/film/news/academy-sets-three-hour-broadcast-adds-popular-film-category-1202899382/

    • 45 min

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M.O.C.H.A.A. is a dishy delight

M.O.C.H.A.A., which stands for "Man of a Certain Hue And Age", is a fabulously entertaining showbiz podcast featuring two veteran entertainment journalists, Bobby Rivers and Keith Price. The pair have a wonderfully self-deprecating sense of humor married with deep industry knowledge that they deploy to hilarious and enlightening effect. This show is a particular delight for fans of classic movies and TCM, as the hosts are clearly aficionados of Old Hollywood.

This is one of those those rare podcasts where I actively seek out and listen to every episode. M.O.C.H.A.A. deserves a wider audience!

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