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Courtney Zito, aka Hollywood Girl, Has Surprise Theme Song Hit

Courtney Zito, aka Hollywood girl.

Courtney Zito, aka Hollywood girl.

Courtney Zito, who writes and direct her own web-based comedy series, “Hollywood Girl,” may have landed a soon-to-be music hit on her hands. Both “The Voice” and “X Factor” reportedly have been in touch about Dominick DiPietrantonio’s hit “Only One For Me.”

The song has been running on the show for the past month, creating some industry buzz.

The show, scripted by Zito, is based on her real life experiences (both comic and blundering) in Hollywood. She plays Quinn Monroe, a self-proclaimed cliché (aspiring actress by day and waitress by night).

Quinn’s dream of silver-screen stardom is more like a nightmare of never-ending obstacles and roadblocks. Broke, tired, confused and constantly tripping over her mark, she’s literally bruised and beaten. But her self-deprecating humor and delightful determination keep her going.

With life, heart, spirit and the carefree, fun-loving support of her three best friends, Quinn looks past the setbacks to see her shining star on the Walk of Fame, which is just beyond her grasp.

She is determined to conquer Hollywood. “Two steps forward and ten steps back,” like the show’s original theme song says, ‘She’s there for life: She’s a Hollywood Girl,’” says Zito.

Adds Dominick, “I found the show quite by accident, but immediately loved it. To tell you the truth, I came up with several possible songs for them and ultimately went with ‘Only One For Me.’

Creatively original and saucy fun, I can’t recommend it enough.

Tom Cuddy Heads to WOR-AM in New York City

Tom Cuddy

Tom Cuddy

Tom Cuddy, a fixture on the New York radio scene, is the new Program Director of WOR-AM in New York, station owner Clear Channel has announced.

“I’m beyond excited to be joining a news-talk station that enjoys legendary status in New York,” Cuddy said in a statement.

“We have amazing plans to grow WOR and make it the hottest spot on the AM dial. WOR has one of the best signals on the east coast.”

Cuddy was the operations manager at WPLJ radio for 19 years.

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