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Big Shrimp
We got to hang out with the First Lady, members of the Chicago Bears, and a go to the Chicago Film Festival, but can we talk about that huge shrimp first? Plus, a Gracepoint update, and the ultimate Diva salutes the divas on her new album and tour.
 

The Chicago Film Festival
The Chicago Film Festival starts in a few weeks, and Rachel is excited about several of the films that will be featured. The Chicago Fire Festival burns out, but not in the way it was supposed to. Plus, a review of Gracepoint episode two.
 

So You Think You Can Tour?
Zack Everhart wowed us all summer long with his smooth moves. Now you can see them live, as he hits the road with the rest of the season 11 finalists on the SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE tour. He joins Rachell to talk about it. We're also talking Tennant and Gracepoint with Susan from DTForum.
 

Previewing Gracepoint
Gracepoint, starring our favorite David Tennant, premieres next week on FOX, and we've seen the pilot! We've got Susan Hewitt from the DTForum on the program as well, and she'll give her thoughts on this American remake of Broadchurch.
 

A New View
Rachelle spent some time getting caught up on daytime TV, including the new lineup on the View. Find out what she thinks. Plus, the dish on some upcoming music festivals.
 

Falling for the Ultimate
We love the fall, but we hate the fall. What that means is we hate the fact that all of the summer programs that we love much are ending, but there's some great programs coming soon to the tube.
 

Celebrity Snapshots
Rachell and Al have plenty to say about the photo hacking scandal, and celebrities who release their private photos on purpose. We also have details on Garth Brooks' comeback concert, a fall TV preview and tons of celebrity dish.
 

Saluting Chicago
It's a great week for Chicago, thanks to Jackie Robinson West and the Little League World Series. It's also the last weekend of the summer, and there are some great things happening in and around the city.
 

Doctor Doctor
The 12th Doctor will see you now. Or, we'll finally see the 12th doctor, as Peter Capaldi makes his debut this weekend. We're talking about it live from Wizard World Chicago with Susan Hewitt of the David Tennant News and Forum, and Paul Gee from WHO news.
 

Finishing Out the Summer
Rachell and Al take a dive enter their overflowing entertainment mailbag. Why Rachell thinks this has been a so-so summer for movies, and a whole bunch of people we wonder why are famous.
 

Dick Cavett's Watergate
The legendary Dick Cavett joins Rachell to discuss the 40th anniversary of Watergate, and the new documentary DICK CAVETT’S WATERGATE. Plus, Rachell's adventures at Lollapalooza, a review of the James Brown biopic GET ON UP, and crushing on Barry Gibb.
 

Summer Watching
On this week's ep, Rachell and Al dish on the summer TV they've been checking out, like Gang Related and yes, The Bachelorette. They'll also talk about some of the summer music fests in Chicago and the midwest that you should be checking out, our favorite 1980's bands, and of course, the countdown to Wizard World and Dr. Who continues.
 

Say Hello to Rachell and Al
On the first radio edition of THE ULTIMATE, you'll get a chance to know your hosts a little better. Al interviews Rachell and then Rachell interviews Al. You'll find out their favorite things, worst celebrity moments and more!