Gary Lockwood: Next on TVC

November 29th, 2016

Actor Gary Lockwood will join us on a brand new edition of TV CONFIDENTIAL, Friday at 7pm ET and PT on Share-a-Vision Radio, KSAV.org.

Most of you know Gary Lockwood as Frank Poole in 2001: A Space Odyssey, while Trekkies know him as Gary Mitchell in “Where No Man Has Gone Before,” the second pilot for the original Star Trek. He has also worked with such film and TV legends as Henry Fonda, Jane Fonda, Anthony Perkins, Joshua Logan, Elia Kazan, Elvis Presley, Natalie Wood, Basil Rathbone, Anthony Quinn, and, of course, Stanley Kubrick.

Gary was also a fixture on prime time television for more than four decades, including such classic shows as Perry Mason, Gunsmoke, Night Gallery, Mission: Impossible, The Six Million Dollar Man, Murder, She Wrote, and many of the crime dramas produced by Quinn Martin. In addition, he headlined his own series, The Lieutenant, the first series created by Gene Roddenberry. Gary Lockwood will join us in our second hour.

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Thanksgiving in The Twilight Zone: Next on TVC

November 22nd, 2016

Author Anne Serling, writer/producer Joseph Dougherty and TV historian Dan Farren will join us on an encore presentation of TV CONFIDENTIAL, Friday at 7pm ET and PT on Share-a-Vision Radio, KSAV.org.

This week’s program will include an encore presentation of our roundtable discussion on the legacy of Rod Serling, his impact on three generations of television writers, and episodes of Twilight Zone and Night Gallery that continue to stay with us. Joining us will be Anne Serling, Rod’s daughter, and the author of As I Knew Him: My Dad, Rod Serling, a poignant memoir of growing up with Serling that also humanizes the man whom many of us think of as an icon; Joseph Dougherty, Emmy Award-winning writer, producer, director of thirtysomething, Saving Grace, and Pretty Little Liars (and one of the biggest Twilight Zone fans that we know);and television scholar Dan Farren (Story Salon, SchmoesKnow.com). Our tribute to Rod Serling will begin near the end of the first hour, and continue throughout the second hour.

Also this week: Phil Gries will play audio highlights of early network TV Thanksgiving specials as part of an encore presentation of the Sounds of Lost Television.

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Class, Status and Classic TV: Next on TVC

November 15th, 2016

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

This week’s show will include a return appearance by Ray Starman, author, film and TV noir expert, and cultural historian. Ray’s latest book, Sitcom Class Wars: The 20th Century, examines the portrayals of class and status in sixty popular sitcoms from the 1950s, ’60s, ’70s, ’80s and ’90s, including The Honeymooners, The Goldbergs, The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet, All in the Family, The Dick Van Dyke Show, The Mary Tyler Moore Show, The Addams Family, The Odd Couple, Seinfeld and The King of Queens, with a particular focus on the various status anxieties reflected in each show—and how those portrayals changed as the medium of television changed. Ray Starman will join us in our second hour.

Also this week: Phil Gries will join us for an encore presentation of our look at early network TV coverage of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Plus: Greg Ehrbar with a brand new DVD report.

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Remembering the Cool Ghoul: Next on TVC

November 8th, 2016

Screenwriter and producer Jonathan Tropper will join us on the next edition of TV CONFIDENTIAL, Friday at 7pm ET and PT on Share-a-Vision Radio, KSAV.org.

Our guest this week will be Jonathan Tropper, the co-creator and executive producer of Banshee, and the author of six novels, two of which (This is Where I Leave You and One Last Thing Before I Go) he has adapted for the big screen. Though Banshee recently ended its four-year run on Cinemax, Jonathan has a few other projects in the works for HBO. We’ll ask him about that, and more, when he joins in our first hour.

Also this week: We’ll remember John Zacherle, the iconic New York horror movie host known who passed away on Oct. 27 at the age of 98. Known as The Cool Ghoul (a moniker he received from none other than Dick Clark), Zacherle influenced an entire generation of local TV horror movie hosts, including Svengoolie.

You might recall that we paid tribute to John Zacherle in January 2013 as part of the Sounds of Lost Television. We’ll replay that tribute in its entirety in our second hour.

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Tributes to Jack Riley and Michael Gleason: Next on TVC

November 1st, 2016

We’ll remember actor Jack Riley and television/producer Michael Gleason on the next edition of TV CONFIDENTIAL, Friday at 7pm ET and PT on Share-a-Vision Radio, KSAV.org.

This week’s show will include an encore presentation of our January 2014 interview with Michael Gleason, the accomplished television writer/producer who died this past October 21 at the age of 78. Best known as the co-creator and executive producer of the long-running private eye series Remington Steele, Michael’s career in television also spans such genres as Westerns, comedy, made for TV movies, and miniseries, including such shows as Maverick, Peyton Place, Rawhide, Diagnosis Murder, Cannon, McCloud, Marcus Welby, M.D., The Six Million Dollar Man, Nash Bridges, Lois and Clark, Diagnosis Murder, Rich Man, Poor Man: Book Two and Sword of Justice. We’ll replay our conversation with Michael in its entirety in our second hour.

Also this week: We’ll remember the career of Jack Riley, the actor best known as Elliot Carlin, the one patient that Dr. Bob Hartley could never quote cure, on The Bob Newhart Show. As Bob Newhart himself once noted, whenever the writers on The Bob Newhart Show had a new neurosis that they wanted to introduce, they almost always gave it to Carlin “because Jack could do anything.” Jack Riley passed away on August 19 of this year, at the age of 80. We’ll pay tribute to his work in television, including his career as a voice artist, as part of our first hour.

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Dee Wallace and Michael Rosenbaum: Next on TVC

October 25th, 2016

Actress, author and teacher Dee Wallace and Impastor star Michael Rosenbaum will join us on the next edition of TV CONFIDENTIAL, Friday at 7pm ET and PT on Share-a-Vision Radio, KSAV.org.

Known around the world as the mom in E.T.: The Extraterrestrial, not to mention the legendary “scream queen” of such classic horror movies as Cujo, The Howling, The Frighteners, and Critters, Dee Wallace is also an accomplished and respected teacher, having taught in the public school system, as well as her own dance and acting studios. Dee has expanded her love of teaching, and the principles she has found empowering for all people, into daily sessions, a weekly radio show, five books (including a new children’s book), and an adorable stuffed bear, called Buppa LaPaloo, that serves as an important teaching tool for children ages four to seven. We’ll talk about Buppa, plus we’ll ask Dee about some of her many film and TV roles, when she joins us in our second hour.

Dee Wallace currently stars in Just Add Magic on Amazon Prime. In addition, she will be appearing at the Mystic Journey Bookstore, 1624 Abbot Kinney Blvd., in Venice, CA on Saturday, Nov. 12 beginning at 7pm. Dee will be appearing that night along with Keith Malinsky, her co-author of On Dandelion Seed.

Joining us in our first hour will be actor, producer and director Michael Rosenbaum. If you’re a fan of Smallville on The WB, you know that Michael played Lex Luthor for seven seasons on Smallville (a performance that earned him a spot on TV Guide’s list of the 60 Nastiest Villains of All Time back in 2013). If you’re a regular viewer of TV Land, you know that Michael stars in Impastor, an irreverent comedy once described as The Fugitive… but with weed, sex and political incorrectness. New episodes of Impastor air Wednesday nights on TV Land. Michael Rosenbaum will join us at the end of our first hour.

This week’s show will also include a tribute to soap opera pioneer Agnes Nixon, plus a look at the fiftieth anniversary of It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown.

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Dark Shadows and The Magic Castle: Next on TVC

October 18th, 2016

Actress and author Kathryn Leigh Scott and Milt Larsen, founder of The Magic Castle, will join us on the next edition of TV CONFIDENTIAL, Friday at 7pm ET and PT on Share-a-Vision Radio, KSAV.org.

This week’s program will include a return visit from Kathryn Leigh Scott. Though most of you know Kathryn for playing Maggie Evans on Dark Shadows, she is also a prolific author and accomplished independent publisher who has written and/or published many books, covering many genres in fiction and nonfiction. Kathryn’s latest book, Last Dance at the Savoy: Life, Love and Caring for Someone With Progressive Supranuclear Palsy, is a personal story about her husband Geoff Miller, the founding editor of Los Angeles magazine, who lived life fully despite having a terminal illness (progressive supranuclear palsy, a neurological condition), and the insights Kathryn learned while dealing with the day-to-day issues of caring for him. Kathryn Leigh Scott will join us in our second hour.

Kathryn Leigh Scott will be joining Lara Parker, John Karlen, Roger Davis, Emmy and Grammy nominated composer Robert Cobert and other Dark Shadows alumni at the Dark Shadows 50th Anniversary Halloween in Hollywood celebration on Saturday, Oct. 29 from Noon to Midnight at the Woman’s Club of Hollywood, 1749 N. La Brea Avenue in Hollywood. An all-day event, The Dark Shadows 50th Anniversary Halloween in Hollywood will allow fans to meet the actors, receive complimentary autographs, enjoy a cast reunion with a Q & A session, dramatic and musical performances by the stars, rare video screenings, a memorabilia flea market, a Halloween costume event with the guests, and a whole lot more. Admission for the twelve-hour event is $20 for adults, $10 for children. Tickets can be purchased at the door or going to the event site, DarkShadowsFestival.com.

Our first hour will include a return appearance by Milt Larsen, founder of the world-famous Magic Castle in Hollywood, the private club for magicians that has also been featured in dozens of movies and TV shows, including Bedknobs & Broomsticks, Houdini, Hart to Hart, Murder She Wrote, Perry Mason and The Magician. Milt also wrote for Ralph Edwards Productions for many years (including eighteen years on Truth or Consequences), plus he hosts a popular weekly radio show for CRN. .

Milt Larsen is also the producer of It’s Magic!, the dazzling live stage show that has entertained audience across the U.S. since 1956. The 60th anniversary performance of It’s Magic will take place on Saturday, Oct. 29 at The Wilshire Ebell Theatre in Los Angeles. Among the magician scheduled to perform that night are Jonathan Pendragon, Goldfinger & Dove, Jeff McBride, Darren Romeo, and Tony Award winner Jay Johnson. For tickets and more information go to the Schedule page at ItsMagicShow.com.

Also this week: Phil Gries will join us for more highlights of our October 2011 tribute to the early television career of Woody Allen. Phil’s personal and profession association with Allen dates back to 1997, as a result of Archival Television Audio.

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Deborah Pearl and Chris Korman: Next on TVC

October 10th, 2016

Writer/director Deborah Pearl and comedy scholar Chris Korman will join us on the next edition of TV CONFIDENTIAL, Friday at 7pm ET and PT on Share-a-Vision Radio, KSAV.org.

Our first hour will include Part 2 of our conversation with writer/director Deborah Pearl. Once described as an “embarrassment of talents,” Deborah is also an accomplished singer, songwriter, and playwright whose credits writing for film and television include Head of the Class, 227 and Designing Women, while her CD Souvenir of You: New Lyrics to Benny Carter Classics pays tribute to the music of jazz legend Benny Carter while also featuring original lyrics written by Deborah herself.

Deborah Pearl is also the writer/director of Getting Ed Laid, the award-winning coming of “old age” story starring Ed Asner and Jean Smart that will be screened on Sunday, Oct. 23 at 1:30pm as part of the Washington West Film Festival in the Washington, D.C. area. Both Ed and Deborah will appear at the screening and participate in a Q&A session afterward. For more information on the Oct. 23 event, as well as news on any future screenings, go to www.wwfilmfest.com, as well as GettingEdLaid.com or the Getting Ed Laid fan page on Facebook.

Our second hour will include a return appearance by Chris Korman, son of actor/comedian Harvey Korman (The Carol Burnett Show), and the stepson of character actor George DiCenzo (Dark Shadows, McClain’s Law, Vincent Bugliosi in the original Helter Skelter). Chris will talk about DiCenzo’s career in film, television and voice work, while also sharing some more backstage stories about his father’s work with Danny Kaye and Carol Burnett.

Also this week: In light of the recent premiere of Crisis in Six Scenes, the much anticipated television series that Woody Allen made for Amazon Prime, Phil Gries will join us for a replay of our October 2011 tribute to the early television career of Allen. Phil’s personal and profession association with Allen dates back twenty years, as a result of Archival Television Audio. This week’s segment will focus on Allen’s various appearances on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson.

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Two Eds and a Deb: Next on TVC

October 5th, 2016

Emmy Award-winning actor Ed Asner and writer/director Deborah Pearl will join us on the next edition of TV CONFIDENTIAL, Friday at 7pm ET and PT on Share-a-Vision Radio, KSAV.org.

An enduring presence in stage, film and television for more than sixty years, Ed Asner established himself as a solid, versatile performer in many top films and TV series throughout the 1960s before becoming a star in his own right in the 1970s, first on The Mary Tyler Moore Show, then on his own hour-long drama, Lou Grant. Ed not only won five Emmy Awards playing Lou Grant (three on The Mary Tyler Moore Show, two on Lou Grant), but is the only actor to have won an Emmy for the same role in both a comedy and a dramatic series. He also won two other Emmy Awards for his performances in Roots and Rich Man, Poor Man.

Ed co-stars with Jean Smart in Getting Ed Laid, a coming of “old age” story that reminds you that life can surprise you, no matter what your age. He’ll be also be bringing his critically acclaimed one-man show, A Man and His Prostate, to the New York stage in November. Ed Asner will join us in our second hour.

Our second hour will also include a return appearance by the writer and director of Getting Ed Laid, Deborah Pearl. Once described as an “embarrassment of talents,” Deborah is an accomplished singer, songwriter, and playwright whose credits writing for film and television include Head of the Class, 227 and Designing Women, plus the short film Waiting for Yvette with Wendie Malick and her own critically acclaimed one-woman show, Chick Singers. Deborah will take us behind the scenes of the making of Getting Ed Laid, plus we’ll ask her about her longtime friendships with Ed Asner and Jean Smart, and more.

For our listeners on the East Coast, Getting Ed Laid will be screened on Sunday, Oct. 23 at 1:30pm as part of the Washington West Film Festival in the Washington, D.C. area. Both Ed Asner and Deborah Pearl will appear at the screening and participate in a Q&A session afterward. For more information on the Oct. 23 event, as well as news and updates on any future screenings, go to www.wwfilmfest.com, as well as GettingEdLaid.com or the Getting Ed Laid fan page on Facebook.

Our first hour will include This Week in History, a new DVD report, and a surprise segment.

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Tom Dreesen: Next on TVC

September 27th, 2016

Comedian Tom Dressen and Emmy Award-winning writer Vince Waldron will join us on the next edition of TV CONFIDENTIAL, airing Friday at 7pm ET and PT on Share-a-Vision RadioKSAV.org.

This week’s show will include a return appearance by comedian Tom Dreesen, the longtime opening act for Frank Sinatra and Sammy Davis Jr. who has also been a fixture on late night television, particularly The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson and The Late Show with David Letterman. Tom was recently honored by the Radio and Television Museum in Chicago for his nearly five-decade career in show business. A much sought-after motivational speaker and master of ceremonies, he is also the co-author of Tim and Tom: An American Comedy in Black and White, the story of his partnership with Tim Reid in the late ‘60s and early 1970s as America’s first, and only, interracial comedy team. Tom Dreesen will join us in our second hour.

Television historian Vince Waldron will join us in our first hour for Part 2 of our behind-the-scenes look at The Dick Van Dyke Show. Vince’s book The Official Dick Van Dyke Show Book, Deluxe Expanded Archive Edition: The Definitive History of Television’s Most Enduring Comedy Series tells you everything you wanted to know about the most acclaimed comedy series of TV’s golden age, as seen through the eyes of Dick Van Dyke, Carl Reiner, Mary Tyler Moore, Rose Marie, Morey Amsterdam, Larry Mathews, and other cast and crew members. We’ll talk about the “capri pants” controversy, how the show embodies the changing face of television in the 1960s, the contributions of writers Sam Denoff and Bill Persky (and how that led to more on-screen time for Carl Reiner as Alan Brady), and more.

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