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.


[Listen] Showbiz Smackdown: Andie From Woodridge

Demi Lovato gives thanks to the Kardashians for making her feel confident. Who is Demi going on tour with this summer?

45 mins ago

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[Listen] Showbiz Shelly Updates For 2/12/16

Shelly is on her way to the Grammy’s!!!

2 hours ago


[Listen] Showbiz Smackdown: Chris From Plainfield

Melissa McCarthy said that she was not asked to join the revival cast on the show she played Sookie. What TV show is this?


Kocktails With Khloe

[Listen] Showbiz Shelly Updates For 2/11/16

Kocktails with Khloe got extended for 15 more episodes!



[Listen] Showbiz Smackdown: Jessica From Irving Park

Gwen Stefani revealed her new album’s title on Instagram. What is the name of her fashion line?



[Listen] Red Tuesday: Should I Break Up With You Now??

Grab your pint of ice cream…it’s Red Tuesday!



[Listen] Showbiz Smackdown: Erica From Arlington Heights

Lance Bass says that he uses one of his many MTV Music Video Awards as a toilet paper holder. What famous boy band was he a part of?


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[Listen] Showbiz Shelly Updates For 2/9/16

Beyonce stays in an AMAZING Air B-n-B!



[Listen] Showbiz Smackdown: Tina From Norridge

Taraji P Henson called Coldplay, Maroon 5 in a tweet during the halftime show. What hit FOX show does she star on?


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[Listen] Showbiz Shelly Updates For 2/8/16

Beyonce FELL did you catch it?



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