Showbiz Shelly

Showbiz Shelly

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Showbiz Shelly is the entertainment reporter and co-host for The J Show on B96 Radio (96.3 FM). At 7:15 am, every weekday morning she also takes on listeners in a pop culture quiz: The Showbiz Shelly Smackdown.

Growing up in Chicagoland, Shelly would listen to B96 while driving to New Trier High School.  She later graduated from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism with a degree in broadcasting.  It is at Northwestern where she discovered her passion for entertainment news being head of the Arts and Entertainment division of Northwestern’s television station. She started as a B96 promotions intern her sophomore year of college and worked her way up to the morning show.  During her last ten years as an entertainment reporter at B96, she has met celebrities ranging from Miley Cyrus to Michael Jordan.  Shelly has also contributed entertainment scoops to ABC’s Windy City Live, CBS and more.

One of Shelly’s favorite activities outside of work is beach volleyball.

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[Listen] The Backstreet Boys Say They Would Have Performed At The Inauguration

The Backstreet Boys are telling Hollywood to chill out.

Chicago’s B96–16 hours ago

Showbiz Shelly Smackdown

[Listen] Showbiz Smackdown: Nivia From Hammond

Spoilers about the sequel to Avatar are being leaked but it’s not even out till 2018. The Original Avatar took four years to make. What year was it released?

Chicago’s B96–17 hours ago

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[Listen] Showbiz Shelly Update For 01/20/2017

Nick Cannon posts an epic #TBT!

Chicago’s B96–18 hours ago

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Ariana Grande Claims She’s The Hardest Working 23-Year-Old

Ariana Grande broke the internet after claiming that she is the hardest working 23-year-old out there.

Chicago’s B96–01/19/2017

LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 17:  Host Joel McHale attends the People's Choice Awards 2017 press day at Microsoft Theater on January 17, 2017 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for the People's Choice Awards)

[Listen] The Full List Of 2017 People’s Choice Winners

2017 People’s Choice Winners

Chicago’s B96–01/19/2017

Showbiz Shelly Smackdown

[Listen] Showbiz Smackdown: Amy From Carpentersville

Sarah Jessica Parker recently got stuck on an elevator and documented the whole thing on Instagram. What is the name of her new HBO show?

Chicago’s B96–01/19/2017

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[Listen] Showbiz Shelly Update For 01/19/2017

Peta is encouraging dog lovers to boycott a new movie, “A Dog’s Purpose.”

Chicago’s B96–01/19/2017

NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 11:  (L-R) Kris Jenner, Lamar Odom, Khloe Kardashian, Kylie Jenner, Kim Kardashian, Kendall Jenner, North West, and Kourtney Kardashian attend Kanye West Yeezy Season 3 on February 11, 2016 in New York City.  (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for Yeezy Season 3)

[Listen] Lamar Odom Wants Khloe Kardashian Back!

Lamar wants Khloe back in his life after completing rehab.

Chicago’s B96–01/18/2017

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[Listen] The Biological Mother Of Angelina Jolie’s Daughter Wants To Meet!

The biological mother of Agelina Jolie’s adopted daughter Zahara wants to meet them.

Chicago’s B96–01/18/2017

Showbiz Shelly Smackdown

[Listen] Showbiz Smackdown: Kelly From Sleepy Hollow

Fifth Harmony is off to rehearsals without Camila Cabello. What’s the name of the B96 hit Machine Gun Kelly song that features Camila?

Chicago’s B96–01/18/2017


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