via press release:


Los Angeles, Calif- October 27, 2011- “Access Hollywood” celebrates a very sweet 16 season on air with an all-new series, “Famous Firsts.”

Starting Friday, October 28th and continuing through the month of November, the “Famous Firsts” series will feature a speed round of candid first times with some of the biggest names in Hollywood including Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber, Julianne Hough, Salma Hayek and more.

“The show’s format continues to be fun, smart and spontaneous” says Executive Producer Rob Silverstein. “Capturing those moments with a series like “Famous Firsts” elevates the traditional scripted interview and ups the ante on our back to basics approach.”

In the “Famous Firsts” series, the hottest stars will reveal their real-life first time experiences, speed-round style, kicking off with first crush and first kiss. In an exclusive sit down interview with Billy Bush, Justin Bieber talks about his first times. Long before Twilight’s Taylor Lautner, Taylor Swift shares she crushed on Taylor Hansen of musical group Hansen, Bethenny Frankel even dishes that her first crush was “Matt Dillon and still is”, Salma Hayek gets personal explaining how she was coached thru her first kiss, “You make one circle to the right, one circle to the left with your tongue.”, Julianne Hough says following her first kiss at 13 “I threw up.”

The on-air team at “Access Hollywood” is led by Billy Bush, who as Anchor offers an engaging and fresh take on the world of entertainment news. Joining Bush is Weekend Co-Anchor and Daily Show Correspondent Shaun Robinson. Log on to for more information.

About “Access Hollywood”:

Currently in its 16th season in national syndication, “Access Hollywood” is an entertainment newsmagazine that provides viewers with the latest showbiz news, in-depth celebrity interviews, and behind-the-scenes accounts of the most important events in Hollywood. The newsmagazine, which is broadcast in HD, continues efforts to break new ground by giving viewers the inside stories they want to see helping the show gain substantial growth in popularity and ratings.

The weekday half-hour edition of “Access Hollywood” is dedicated to providing comprehensive coverage of the most important entertainment stories of the day in a sophisticated, fun-to-watch style. From delivering exclusive breaking news and revealing discussions with the biggest stars in Hollywood to previews and access to the latest motion pictures, television and music projects, the daily edition provides one-stop shopping for viewers hungry for the latest in entertainment news and the hottest fashions. The expanded one-hour weekend edition of “Access Hollywood” allows for in-depth feature stories and theme shows, including annual previews of major award shows (the Oscars®, the Emmys®), the summer rock tours, the new fall television season, countdowns of top actors, top models, top movie blockbusters, greatest bands of all time and behind-the-scenes looks at hotspots in New York and Los Angeles, to name a few.

“Access Hollywood’s” website,, is a reliable source for pop culture fans to find out the latest information on what’s really happening in entertainment news. In its sixth year since re-launching online, has developed a proven track record for breaking news and delivering accurate and balanced reporting. Additionally, Access online expands upon the television show by offering more of the great video footage that is shot every day and night — in Hollywood, NYC and beyond.

“Access Hollywood” is produced by NBC Subsidiary (KNBC-TV), Inc. and distributed by NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution.

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