James Sheldon: Next on TVC

February 24th, 2015

Television director James Sheldon will join us on the next edition of TV CONFIDENTIAL, Friday at 7pm ET and PT on Share-a-Vision RadioKSAV.org and the KSAV channel on CX Radio Brazil.

James Sheldon directed not only many of the great shows from the first forty years of network television, but virtually every kind of network television show imaginable, beginning with the very first commercial network program (We the People, telecast nationally on CBS on June 1, 1948), as well as live dramas, anthology shows, Westerns, sitcoms, action adventure, musicals, private eye shows, police dramas, legal dramas, nighttime soap operas, interview programs and everything in between, including such classic shows as Naked City, The Twilight Zone, Route 66, Gunsmoke, Perry Mason, The Fugitive, My Three Sons, Family Affair, Batman, Ironside, Ellery Queen, Cagney and Lacey, Dallas, M*A*S*H, Sanford and Son, Room 222 and The Waltons. During that time Jim experienced many technological changes in television, plus he helped launch the careers of James Dean, Paul Newman, Carroll O’Connor, Clint Eastwood, Lee Remick, Tony Randall, Tyne Daly and many other actors.

Jim has captured dozens of stories about his life and career in television in an excellent book, Before I Forget: Directing Television, 1948-1988. James Sheldon will be joining us in our second hour.

Also this week: Greg Ehrbar’s latest DVD report, and Tony Figueroa and Donna Allen with a brand new This Week in TV History.

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Hollywood Through the Back Door, plus a Remembrance of Gary Owens: Next on TVC

February 17th, 2015

Author, playwright and film and television pioneer Michael St. John will join us on the next edition of TV CONFIDENTIAL, Friday at 7pm ET and PT on Share-a-Vision Radio, KSAV.org.

The first African-American hired as a director for NBC television (where he worked on such shows as Rowan and Martin’s Laugh-In and The Andy Williams Show), Michael St. John has also worked as a stage and film actor in such films as Carmen Jones, the first major Hollywood motion picture featuring an all African-American cast. Michael’s book, Hollywood Through the Back Door, is filled with great stories about his work with such legends as Pearl Bailey, Dorothy Dandridge, Mary Pickford, Bette Davis, Dan Dailey, Lou Gossett, Brock Peters, Harry Belafonte, and Otto Preminger — how they opened doors for him, and how he, in turn, paid it forward by creating opportunities for others.

Michael will not only share some of those stories, but update us on the pre-production of his play, I Feel Sin Comin’ On, which is based on early events in his life that are depicted in Hollywood Through the Back Door. He’ll also provide a few memories of his friend and colleague, Laugh-In announcer Gary Owens. Michael St. John will join us in our second hour.

Also this week: Tony Figueroa and Donna Allen with an expanded edition of This Week in TV History that includes a look at the origins of The Andy Griffith Show.

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Felix and Oscar and Ida Lupino: Next on TVC

February 10th, 2015

Authors Mary Ann Anderson and Bob Leszczak will join us on the next edition of TV CONFIDENTIAL, Friday at 7pm ET and PT on Share-a-Vision RadioKSAV.org.

Mary Ann Anderson will join us this week as we remember the life and career of Ida Lupino, the iconic actress and pioneering film director who was born on February 4, 1918. Mary’s books include Ida Lupino: Beyond the Camera, the story of Ida’s life and career (in Ida’s own words), The Making of The Hitch-Hiker: Illustrated, a behind-the-scenes look at the classic 1953 film noir thriller directed by Ida Lupino, and Portrait of a Soap Star: The Emily McLaughlin Story. In addition to talking about Ida Lupino, we will hear from Ida herself, in the form of audio highlights from a 1991 interview with author A.M. Sperber in which Ida talks about her dear friend Humphrey Bogart. Mary Ann Anderson will join us in our first hour.

Also joining us this week will be Bob Leszczak. Bob’s books on music and television include Single Season Sitcoms: 1948-1979, Who Did It First: Great Rock ‘n’ Roll Cover Songs and Their Original Artists, and The Odd Couple on Stage and Screen, the latter of which is an encyclopedic look at The Odd Couple in all of its various forms over the past five decades (including the brand new TV version of The Odd Couple starring Matthew Perry that will debut on CBS on Thursday, Feb. 19). We’ll talk about the appeal of The Odd Couple, old and new, when Bob Leszczak joins in our first hour.

Plus: Greg Ehrbar with a new DVD report, and Tony Figueroa and Donna Allen with a brand new edition of This Week in TV History.

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Ruta Lee, plus a Tribute to Joe Franklin: Next on TVC

February 3rd, 2015

Singer/actress Ruta Lee will join us on the next edition of TV CONFIDENTIAL, Friday at 7pm ET and PT on Share-a-Vision RadioKSAV.org.

One of the grande dames of the entertainment industry, Ruta Lee is known around the world for her many roles on stage, film and television — including Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, Witness for the Prosecution, Funny Face, Sergeants Three, The Fugitive, The Twilight Zone, The Lucy Show, The Andy Griffith Show and Perry Mason — not to mention her efforts on behalf of such organizations as The Thalians (the first Hollywood charity dedicated to the treatment of mental health patients) and Operation Mend, which provides mental health and wellness services to America’s wounded warriors and their families. Ruta Lee will join us near the end of our first hour.

For our listeners in the Dallas/Fort Worth area, Ruta Lee will be starring in the stage production of Steel Magnolias at Casa Manana, 3101 West Lancaster Avenue in Fort Worth, TX from Saturday, Feb. 28 thru Sunday, March 8. For tickets and more information, go to CasaManana.org.

Also this week: Phil Gries will join us with a remembrance of his friend Joe Franklin, the pioneering TV talk show host who died last month at the age of 88. We’ll also replay our interview with Joe and Phil from January 2014 that included audio highlights from some of the most memorable moments of The Joe Franklin Show. Plus: Tony Figueroa and Donna Allen with a brand new edition of This Week in TV History.

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Hugh Downs: Next on TVC

January 27th, 2015

Broadcast legend Hugh Downs will join us on the next edition of TV CONFIDENTIAL, Friday at 7pm ET and PT on Share-a-Vision RadioKSAV.org.

In a career that spans seven decades, Hugh Downs has left his mark on three of the most iconic shows in television history — The Tonight Show and The Today Show, and ABC’s 20/20 — as well as hosted Over Easy and Live from Lincoln Center for PBS, the syndicated talk show Not for Women Only (with Barbara Walters), and the long-running NBC game show Concentration. Certified by The Guinness Books of World Records for logging more hours on network commercial television than anyone else, Hugh has also hosted numerous other television broadcasts from both poles and just about every continent.

In a encore presentation of a 90-minute conversation that originally aired in September 2013, we’ll not only ask Hugh about his long and distinguished career, but discuss a few of his other interests that are not widely known. Plus: Phil Gries will play audio highlights from some of Hugh’s early work in television, including his time as co-host of The Jack Paar Tonight Show. All this and more, beginning in our first hour.

Plus: Tony Figueroa and Donna Allen with a new edition of This Week in TV History, and Greg Ehrbar with a brand new DVD report.

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LA’s Next Great Stage Star, plus Behind the Scenes of Dynasty: Next on TVC

January 20th, 2015

Singer/actress Barbara Van Orden and writer/producers Richard and Esther Shapiro will join us on the next edition of TV CONFIDENTIAL, Friday at 7pm ET and PT on Share-a-Vision RadioKSAV.org.

Barbara Van Orden began her nightclub career in the Catskill Mountains, opening for the likes of Milton Berle, Don Rickles and Red Buttons, before performing alongside Buddy Hackett, Soupy Sales and Morey Amsterdam in at the Playboy Club in Chicago, as well as opening for Frank Sinatra in the legendary Persian Room in New York City. Today, among other things, Barbara is actively involved with the annual LA’s Next Great Stage Star Competition, the only musical theatre competition of its kind on the West Coast, and one that shines the spotlight on 20 undiscovered performers between the ages of 18 and 32. Barbara Van Orden will join us in our first hour.

LA’s Next Great Stage Star Competition continues Sunday 1/25 and Sunday 2/1 at Sterling’s Upstairs at The Federal, 5303 Lankershim Boulevard in North Hollywood, CA beginning at 11am. To date, eight winners or runners-up of the Stage Star competitionhave gone on to make their off-Broadway and/or Broadway debuts, including 2010 winner Janet Krupin (who made her Broadway debut in the hit musical Bring it On) and 2012 1st runner-up Carrie St. Louis (who appeared in Rock of Ages in both Las Vegas and Broadway). The Grand Finale takes place Sunday 2/8, also at Sterling’s Upstairs at the Federal, beginning at 11am. For tickets and more information call (818) 623-7300 ext. 2 or go to www.thefederalbar.com.

Also on this week’s program: There’s a big reunion of the cast of Dynasty going on this weekend in Hollywood. With that in mind, we will mark the occasion by replaying our July 2011 conversation with the co-creators, co-writers, and co-executive producers of Dynasty, Richard and Esther Shapiro, during our second hour.

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Darby Hinton, plus 2014: The Year in Television: Next on TVC

January 13th, 2015

Actor Darby Hinton will join us on the next edition of TV CONFIDENTIAL, Friday at 7pm ET and PT on Share-a-Vision Radio, KSAV.org.

Darby Hinton
spent six years of his life playing Israel Boone on Daniel Boone, which not only celebrates its 50th anniversary on television during the 2014-2015 season, but remains a staple of both MeTV and the INSP channel. What you may not know is that Darby has spent his entire life in show business. Both his father and his grandfather were actors, while Darby himself has appeared in countless other film, TV and stage productions, including Texas Rising, an historical drama that will premiere later this year on The History Channel. Darby Hinton will join us in our second hour.

Also this week: Tony Figueroa and Donna Allen will join us in our first hour as we look back at some of the notable stories that shaped the world of television during calendar year 2014, from the changing landscape of late night to the deaths of such TV icons as Joan Rivers and Robin Williams.

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Hugh O’Brian: Next on TVC

January 5th, 2015

Actor, author and philanthropist Hugh O’Brian will join us on the next edition of TV CONFIDENTIAL, Friday at 7pm ET and PT on Share-a-Vision RadioKSAV.org.

Known around the world as the star of The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp (which recently joined the weekday lineup on COZI TV), Hugh O’Brian is also a noted philanthropist and civic leader who has always believed in the importance of using one’s celebrity to motivate others for a worthy cause. Hugh has done that in many ways throughout his career, most notably through the Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership program (HOBY), which has inspired young people to dedicate their lives to leadership, service and innovation for more than five decades. We’ll ask Hugh how he came to start HOBY, as well as talk about his life and career in show business, when he joins us near the end of our first hour.

Hugh’s new book, Hugh O’Brian… or What’s Left of Him, is available at Amazon.com, BookPublishersNetwork.com, www.HughOBrian.me and wherever books are sold online. For more information on the Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership program, visit www.HOBY.org.

Also this week: Tony Figueroa and Donna Allen will join us for a brand new edition of This Week in TV History.

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A Tribute to James Garner: Next on TVC

December 30th, 2014

We’ll celebrate the life and career of James Garner on the next edition of TV CONFIDENTIAL, Friday at 7pm ET and PT on Share-a-Vision RadioKSAV.org.

Whether you think of him as Jim Rockford, Bret Maverick, Grandpa Jim on 8 Simple Rules, Charlie Madison in The Americanization of Emily, Dr. Harold Lear in Heartsounds, Murphy in Murphy’s Romance, Noah Calhoun in The Notebook, his Polaroid commercials with Mariette Hartley, or his many other memorable roles in film and television, James Garner was one of those actors that you never got tired of watching. That’s one reason why his career spanned six decades — and his fan base spans an amazing four generations.

James Garner passed away on July 19, 2014. This week’s program will be devoted entirely to the iconic actor who, time and again, changed the way we looked at our film and TV heroes. We’ll play highlights from some of our previous conversations with the people who knew and worked with James Garner, including Jon Winokur (co-author of The Garner Files, Jim’s memoirs of his career in film and television), Emmy winners Roy Huggins (creator of Maverick, co-creator of The Rockford Files) and Stephen J. Cannell (co-creator of The Rockford Files), writer/producer Juanita Bartlett (Nichols, The Rockford Files), and a few other surprises. We’ll also read some of the emails and Facebook comments about Garner that you have posted over the past few weeks. Plus we’ll hear from James Garner himself, in the form of two rarely heard radio interviews.

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Brian Copeland, Guy Lombardo and Holiday TV Favorites: Next on TVC

December 23rd, 2014

Comedian Brian Copeland and author Joanna Wilson will join us on the next edition of TV CONFIDENTIAL, Friday at 7pm ET and PT on Share-a-Vision RadioKSAV.org.

A nationally known stand-up comedian, best-selling author, radio host and playwright, Brian Copeland is also the host of Now Brian Copeland, a pilot for a new syndicated talk show that will premiere on NBC stations in San Francisco, Los Angeles and San Diego on Saturday, Jan. 3, following coverage of the second NFL Wild Card game. We’ll talk to Brian about the show (as well as some of his other upcoming projects), plus we’ll ask for his thoughts on a few other topics, including the passing earlier this year of comedian Robin Williams. Brian Copeland will join us in our first hour.

Now Brian Copeland is also scheduled to air in other California markets throughout January and February (check your local listings for more details), while Brian’s critically acclaimed one-man show The Waiting Period will return to The Marsh Theatre in San Francisco from Jan. 7 through Feb. 10.

This week’s show will also include an encore presentation of our roundtable discussion featuring Joanna Wilson on favorite Christmas episodes and holiday TV specials. Joanna is the author of The Christmas TV Companion and Tis the Season TV: The Encyclopedia of Christmas-Themed Episodes, Specials and Made for TV Movies. Then Phil Gries will join us in our second hour for our annual tribute to bandleader Guy Lombardo, with audio highlights from some of the first TV coverage of the ball drop at Times Square… including a rarely heard clip featuring Howard Cosell.

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