People

Comedian Hal Sparks

Comedian and actor Hal Sparks has been in huge movies like "Spider-man 2" and currently stars on the hit Disney series "Lap Rats: Elite Force". He's in town to perform stand-up comedy, but before that, he paid a visit to our studio.

Jodi Livon Psychic Reading

Every month our Happy Medium Jodi Livon sits down with audience members live on the show and gives rapid physic readings. And she says more often than not those audience members reach out after the show with that aha moment. Maybe they couldn't quite put their finger on the information she was sharing, but on their drive home that changes.

4/29 Host Chat

Twin Cities Live made an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel!

Have Family Fun For Less at Pawn America  

Let me set the scene.  The weather warms up.  As the flowers bloom, so to do new ideas of how you and the family can get outside and enjoy our beautiful Minnesota summer!  You start to compile a wish list of all sorts of gadgets and gear that will put this summer over the top!  You head to the store, pickup what you need, only to find out, at the register no less, that your math was off and you spent way more than you can afford.  Reality checks are never fun.

Mother’s Day – Kate Hudson Interview  

Four babies are born every second across the globe giving us 2 billion mothers. And just here in the US, we call 85-million women mom. So it makes sense to honor them in May and really every day.

4/28 Host Chat  

Steve and Elizabeth are back in studio!

4/27 Host Chat  

Twin Cities Live is LIVE at Mystic Lake Casino!  It's our biggest live show to date and there is a lot going on!

Vegas Flair Bartending   Back To Top

Vegas is the place to see some awesome shows.  Even heading to the bar in Vegas you see a show! Order a drink and all of a sudden the bartending is juggling and mixing and putting on a small event all to create your drink. We’re lucky enough to have flair bartenders right here in Minneapolis called Liquid Motion and they show us what they can do on the Mystic Lake Showroom Stage.

4/26 Host Chat   Back To Top

Steve and Elizabeth chat about a couple of things.

Twister Inventor Reyn Guyer   Back To Top

In 1966, “The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson” featured a new game called Twister. It was new to the market and was receiving negative remarks, with some calling it “sex in a box.” After Johnny played the game with Eva Gabor, the game took off and has spanned multiple generations. The inventor of that game, Reyn Guyer, calls Saint Paul home. He stopped by the TCL studios to talk about his successes and share advice from his book, “Right Brain Red.”

4/25 Host Chat   Back To Top

The celebration of the life of Prince continued over the weekend.

4/22 Host Chat   Back To Top

We couldn’t get into the show without talking a little Prince news.

4/21 Host Chat   Back To Top

There is big news in the Twin Cities today, with the passing of the music legend, Prince.

Elizabeth Announces A New TCL Book Club Pick   Back To Top

Ready, set, read! Elizabeth announces “Fishing With RayAnne” by Ava Finch as the latest selection for the Twin Cities Live Book Club. “Ava Finch” is the pen name of Minneapolis author Sarah Stonich.

4/20 Host Chat   Back To Top

Steve and Elizabeth chat about a few things – and they have a visit from a special guest from Como Zoo.

4/19 Host Chat   Back To Top

Steve and Elizabeth chat about some things, including some big news about Michael Strahan!

4/18 Host Chat   Back To Top

Steve and Elizabeth catch up after the glorious weekend!

4/15 Host Chat   Back To Top

Steve and Elizabeth talk about a few things on this beautiful Friday!

Kid Connection: Tyler’s New Home   Back To Top

In May 2015, we launched our series called Kid Connection, where we introduce you to kids here in Minnesota searching for an adoptive family. Since then we've learned that 10 kids we've featured are in pre-adoptive placement. We promised a follow-up and here it is.

4/14 Host Chat   Back To Top

Steve and Elizabeth talk about a few things including a new contest we are running!  Submit a photo of a deserving mom in your life in our Massages for Moms contest.  They could win a one-hour massage from Massage Envy! 

Good Company: Kowalski’s Markets   Back To Top

Kowalski’s Markets dates back to 1983 when Jim and Mary Anne Kowalski opened their first store on Grand Avenue in Saint Paul. Jim was working for Red Owl and it was that same store that they took over.  They got a loan and used whatever money they had to start the business. Just three years later, they bought Red Owl Country store in White Bear Lake. The rest is history. Today, they have 11 grocery stores.

4/13 Host Chat   Back To Top

Steve and Elizabeth chat about a few things.

4/12 Host Chat   Back To Top

Elizabeth is back from her short vacation! And we called a random Swede using "The Swedish Number". The original New York Times article is here. The Swedish Number is 46-771-793-336. The international code to enter first is 011 and rates do apply. We called it using Skype and used a local US number instead: 1-301-276-0600. Good luck!

4/11 Host Chat   Back To Top

TCL reporter, Kelli Hanson is co-hosting with Steve! Elizabeth is taking a few days off.

4/8 Host Chat   Back To Top

Amy James from K102 is filling in as co-host with Steve!

Interview with the Stars from Demolition   Back To Top

Jake Gyllenhaal and Naomi Watts are teaming up with veteran actor Chris Cooper in the new movie “Demolition”. It’s about a successful investment banker who loses his wife in a car crash. Jake Gyllenhaal’s character, Davis, starts to unravel after the death. His father-in-law is played by Chris Cooper. He watches as Jake’s character starts to demolish is life and basically everything around him. Naomi Watts plays a customer service rep who Davis reaches out to after a vending machine stops working. The two strike up a friendship along with her son in the movie who is played by Judah Lewis.

4/7 Host Chat   Back To Top

Elizabeth is on vacation so Steve invited Kelli Hanson to co-host with him!

Kid Connection: Vanessa & Julia   Back To Top

Vanessa and Julia are teenage girls who are looking for adoptive families.  Because of their situation, they met each other in a foster home and formed a bond.  Now they consider each other family.  Today they live hours apart.  Kelli Hanson brought the two girls together for some fun in St. Cloud.

Author of “The Selected Letters of Laura Ingalls Wilder”   Back To Top

Author of the Little House series, Laura Ingalls Wilder, wrote about her childhood in those books but never wrote about herself as an adult. Biographer, William Anderson, collected letters of Laura that she wrote to friends and family to tell the story of her adult hood.

4/6 Host Chat   Back To Top

Elizabeth and Steve chat about a few items.

4/5 Host Chat   Back To Top

Steve and Elizabeth welcome three of the stars of “Everybody Wants Some!!”  Tyler Hecklin, Ryan Guzman, and Blake Jenner join in on the fun and tell us a little about the movie.

4/4 Host Chat   Back To Top

Elizabeth and Steve have a big announcement!  Twin Cities Live will be at Mystic Lake Casino LIVE! 

4/1 Host Chat   Back To Top

April Fools Steve and Elizabeth!

Kid Connection: Cheyenne   Back To Top

Most kids have big dreams about their life – what they’ll wear to prom, where they’ll go to college, where they’ll lay down their roots. Imagine that bream being something a lot of us take for granted – that’s simply having a family.

Thursdays on Twin Cities Live, we introduce you to Minnesota children who are waiting for that unconditional love. In this Kid Connection, Kelli introduces us to 16-year-old Cheyenne.


Related Links:
MN Adopt
Angel Food Bakery

Spring Adoption Fair

3/31 Host Chat   Back To Top

Steve and Elizabeth chat about a few things.

3/30 Host Chat   Back To Top

Steve is back from a few days off. He chats about a few things with Elizabeth.

3/29 Host Chat   Back To Top

Fish from KS95’s Morning Show is co-hosting with Elizabeth!

Marvel Universe LIVE!   Back To Top

It’s an action packed live show with all sorts of your favorite super heroes. More than two dozen characters team up for this show. Spiderman, Captain America, Iron Man and Wolverine are just some of the characters you’ll see. The show has all sorts of stunts, acrobats, fire and technology to keep folks engaged. The show features battles between good and evil. It makes the audience feel like they are a part of it all and there’s never a dull moment because of the constant change of pace.

3/28 Host Chat   Back To Top

Steve is on vacation today so Bradley Traynor from myTalk 107.1 is filling in!

Audience Psychic Readings   Back To Top

Psychic and Medium  Jodi Livon knows a thing or two about intuition.  She’s gives a few of our audience members a live reading.

3/25 Host Chat   Back To Top

Steve updates Elizabeth on what he has going on this weekend, and more talk about Peeps!

3/24 Host Chat   Back To Top

Elizabeth and Steve have a few things to talk about.

3/23 Host Chat   Back To Top

Steve and Elizabeth have a little fun.

3/22 Host Chat   Back To Top

Elizabeth and Steve chat about Dancing with the Stars and a few other things.

Em’s Adventures: Fandazzi Fire   Back To Top

Fandazzi Fire is a group of trained professionals that use fire as their focus for shows. They travel all over the country sharing their skills and their story. The busiest time of year is the summer months. They can be seen all over, including locally at the Renaissance Festival. They also perform with music.

MilkJam Creamery   Back To Top

He’s known for his roles at Saffron and World Street Kitchen. Now, Sameh Wadi has a new business. He recently opened “MilkJam Creamery” on Lyndale Avenue in Minneapolis. It’s not your typical ice cream shop. This is where anything goes.

A Harlem Globetrotter Schools Steve   Back To Top

The Harlem Globetrotters are celebrating 90 years of history. Steve gets ready to take the court against them with a lesson from one of their world-record holding team members.

3/21 Host Chat   Back To Top

Steve and Elizabeth have a few things to talk about.

3/18 Host Chat   Back To Top

Steve and Elizabeth have a few things to chat about.

Comedian Louie Anderson Talks About His New Hit Show   Back To Top

Comedian Louie Anderson has been visiting Twin Cities Live since the show first came on the air. He returns to the studio to tell us all about his critically-acclaimed role on the new FX show "Baskets".