Peter Marshall, Lois Lane and the Early Days of Motown: Next on TVC

July 25th, 2016

Singer/actor Peter Marshall, author Bruce Jenkins and Superman scholar Carl Glass will join us on the next edition of TV CONFIDENTIAL, Friday at 7pm ET and PT on Share-a-Vision Radio, KSAV.org.

Best known as the original host of The Hollywood Squares, Peter Marshall’s career in entertainment spans the worlds of big band music, Broadway musicals, comedy, movies, live performances, and radio. Early in his career Peter partnered with comedian Tommy Noonan, appearing in major nightclubs, films and theatres across the country, as well as numerous times on The Ed Sullivan Show, while his stage credits include the London production of Bye Bye Birdie and the Broadway production of Skyscraper with Julie Harris and Charles Nelson Reilly.

Today Peter is heard every day on the Music of Your Life radio network, where he plays the music of the Big Band era and draws on his vast knowledge of The Great American Songbook and the artists of that era. We’ll talk to him about his background in music, as well as ask a few questions about his movie career, stage work, and his years on The Hollywood Squares. Peter Marshall will join us in our second hour.

Joining us in our first hour will be Bruce Jenkins, award-winning columnist for the San Francisco Chronicle, and the author of such books as Goodbye: In Search of Gordon Jenkins. Though he grew up in a house surrounded by music and musicians ― his father, Gordon Jenkins, was a composer and arranger who worked with such artists as Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, Louis Armstrong, Johnny Cash and (most notably) Frank Sinatra, while his mother, Beverly Mahr, was a blues singer known for such iconic songs as “Crescent City Blues” ― Bruce became drawn to R&B music as a youngster in 1960 after first hearing “Shop Around” by Smokey Robinson and the Miracles.

Bruce’s latest book, Shop Around: Growing Up with Motown in a Sinatra Household, is a musical memoir that not only provides the back story of “Shop Around” and the early days of Motown Records, but shares Bruce’s own personal story about his lifelong passion for the music from the Motown era, and how that led to lasting friendships with the likes of Huey Lewis of Huey Lewis and the News, and Emilio Castillo and Steve “Doc” Kupka of Tower of Power. Shop Around is the second volume in the “Music That Changed My Life” series published by Wellstone Books, a series of short books that reminds us of the many ways in which music brings us together. Bruce Jenkins will join us in our first hour.

For our listeners in the San Francisco Bay Area, Bruce Jenkins will be appearing at Green Apple Books on the Park, 1231 Ninth Avenue in San Francisco on Wednesday, Aug. 10 beginning at 7:30pm.

Also on this week’s program: Carl Glass will join us as we pay tribute to Noel Neill, the actress known to three generations of Adventures of Superman fans, and the first actress ever to play Lois Lane on film. For many years, Carl was the publisher of Glass House Presents, a website dedicated to preserving the memory of actor George Reeves. As a result of Glass House Presents, as well as his active involvement in several other Superman projects, Carl met Noel Neill, and remained good friends with her until she died. Carl Glass will also join us in our first hour.

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Tribute to Peter Falk: Next on TVC

July 19th, 2016

Emmy Award-winning writer/producer William Link and television critic Mark Dawidziak 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 we’ll commemorate the five-year anniversary of the death of Peter Falk with an encore presentation of our special July 25, 2011 tribute to the Emmy Award-winning star of Columbo, Murder by Death, The Cheap Detective, Pocketful of Miracles, Murder, Inc. and Trials of O’Brien.

Emmy Award-winning writer/producer William Link (Columbo, Mannix, Ellery Queen, Murder, She Wrote, The Columbo Collection) will join us in our second hour as we discuss the origins of the Columbo character (which Bill created along with his longtime collaborator, Richard Levinson); Falk’s friendship with Levinson and Link, which predated their work on the Columbo television series; how Falk came to be cast as Columbo; and the enduring appeal of the Columbo character.

Our first hour will feature Mark Dawidziak, television critic for the Cleveland Plain-Dealer and the author of such books as The Columbo Phile, the definitive book on the classic TV mystery series. Among other things, we’ll talk about Falk’s dedication to Columbo, both on camera and behind the scenes; his favorite episodes and favorite Columbo clues; and his collaborations with Neil Simon, Frank Capra, Ben Gazzara and John Cassavetes.

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The Seinfeld Phenomenon: Next on TVC

July 12th, 2016

TV historian and entertainment writer Jennifer Armstrong pays a return visit on the next edition of TV CONFIDENTIAL, Friday at 7pm ET and PT on Share-a-Vision Radio, KSAV.org.

Once described as a show that blurred between reality and fiction beyond convention, Seinfeld was a bona fide cultural sensation that not only drew heavily from the idiosyncrasies of everyday ordinary life, but bled into the real world, altering the lives of everyone it touched in ways no one could have imagined.

We’ll talk about Seinfeld and more when Jennifer Armstrong joins us in our second hour. Jennifer’s latest book, Seinfeldia: How a Show About Nothing Changed Everything, not only walks you through the origins of Seinfeld (and how it barely got on the air), but provides an inside-the-writers-room perspective on how many of the show’s most infamous storylines and catchphrases came to be. We’ll talk about why NBC was worried about “The Chinese Restaurant,” but surprisingly had no qualms about “The Contest.” We’ll also get some insight into who Larry David is (both as a person and as a showrunner), and why Curb Your Enthusiasm is, in some ways, even better than Seinfeld; get the inside scoop on the fierce Twitter rivalry between @SeinfeldToday and @Seinfeld2000; and see how Larry Thomas, the actor played the Soup Nazi, best embodies the phenomenon that Jennifer that defines as Seinfeldia more than anyone (or anything) else.

Our first hour will include a tribute to Ann Morgan Guilbert (The Dick Van Dyke Show, The Nanny), plus an expanded DVD report on three popular shows from the ’60s and ’70s.

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The Songs of John Mitchum: Next on TVC

July 5th, 2016

Cindy Mitchum Azbill, daughter of longtime film and TV character actor John Mitchum, will join us on the next edition of TV CONFIDENTIAL, Friday at 7pm ET and PT on Share-a-Vision RadioKSAV.org.

The younger brother of screen legend Robert Mitchum, John Mitchum was an accomplished character actor in his own right who appeared in sixty films and more than 800 television episodes in the course of his 60-year career, including such classic shows as The Twilight Zone, F Troop, Bewitched, Perry Mason, Batman, Maverick and The Rockford Files. He was a frequent co-star of John Wayne and Clint Eastwood (among others), while Robert Fuller once said that he shot John Mitchum [on film] “more than anyone else in Hollywood.”

What you may not know is that John Mitchum was also an accomplished singer, songwriter and poet who not only wrote the lyrics for America: Why I Love Her (a spoken-word album that was also the only album ever recorded by John Wayne), but collaborated with Dan Blocker on the album Our Land, Our Heritage, as well as wrote such songs as “Ode to a Mule,” a tribute to Ruth (Festus’ mule on Gunsmoke) that was eventually recorded by Ken Curtis (Festus on Gunsmoke).

John Mitchum died in 2001, but his accomplishments as a poet and songwriter will be honored as part of two events coming up in September―one of which is the release of The John (The Humble) Mitchum Legacy CD, a two-disc CD set featuring fifty recordings of Mitchum’s poetry. John’s daughter, Cindy Mitchum Azbill, is the producer of The John (The Humble) Mitchum Legacy CD; she will share some memories of her dad when she joins us in our second hour.

The John (The Humble) Mitchum Legacy CD features fifty recordings of such stars as Robert Duvall, James Drury, Ernest Borgnine, Andrew Prine, Wilford Brimley, Randy Boone, Morgan Woodward, James Hampton, Robert Fuller, Ann Rutherford, Dick Van Patten, Denny Miller, and The Sons of the Pioneers, all recording John’s poems or singing a song. Nearly all of the contributors knew and/or worked with John Mitchum one way or another. The John (The Humble) Mitchum Legacy CD is available as a two-disc CD set through Mitchum Media Productions for $35 (including shipping). To pre-order, email djw7749@yahoo.com.

If you listen to us in Southern California (or plan on being in Southern California during Labor Day Weekend), there will be an official CD release party on Sunday, Sept. 4 at Paramount State Park in Los Angeles. The event will feature many of the celebrities who appear on the John (The Humble) Mitchum Legacy CD. Tickets for the Sunday, Sept. 4 event are $150 (which includes a signed CD) or $100 (without CD). Space is limited. For more information on the Sept. 4 CD party, email mitchummedia@gmail.com.

The first hour of this week’s show will include This Week in TV History, our DVD report, plus a surprise feature.

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Harvey Korman, Blazing Saddles and Muhammad Ali: Next on TVC

June 28th, 2016

Chris Korman will join us for Part 2 of our tribute to actor Harvey Korman on the next edition of TV CONFIDENTIAL, Friday at 7pm ET and PT on Share-a-Vision Radio, KSAV.org.

Chris Korman returns this week for Part 2 of our conversation about the life and career of his father, actor/comedian Harvey Korman. While everyone knows Harvey Korman as one of the stars of The Carol Burnett Show, he was also a gifted teacher and a mentor to many young actors and comedians (including John Ritter and Garry Shandling), as well as a loving father who instilled a lot of wisdom and life lessons that Chris still lives by today. We’ll talk about Harvey’s work with Mel Brooks, how he approached the various characters he played every week The Carol Burnett Show, and a few other topics when Chris Korman joins us in our second hour.

Chris Korman is also one of the many people featured The Carol Burnett Show Companion: So We Glad We Had This Time, Wesley Hyatt’s excellent behind-the-scenes history of the iconic CBS variety series. If you are in Los Angeles (or planning a trip to L.A. in the next couple weeks), you can meet Wes and Chris at Book Soup, 8818 Sunset Blvd. in West Hollywood, CA on Saturday, July 16 beginning at 4pm. For more information, go to the events page at BookSoup.com.

The first hour of this week’s show will include a look at the life and legacy of Muhammad Ali as part of an expanded edition of This Week in TV History. Plus: A brand new DVD report.

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Eight Decades of American Television: Next on TVC

June 21st, 2016

Pop culture historians Harry Castleman and Walter J. Podrazik will join us on the next edition of TV CONFIDENTIAL, Friday at 7pm ET and PT on Share-a-Vision Radio, KSAV.org.

Harry Castleman has worked as a media producer and consultant for many political organizations and campaigns. Walter J. Podrazik is a communications and logistics consultant who currently serves as television curator at the Museum of Broadcast Communications in Chicago. Together they have collaborated on eight books on popular culture, including Watching TV: Eight Decades of American Television, a sweeping look at the history of television from 1944 through the present day, from its early inception as a passive activity to its current form as a multi-tiered experience. Watching TV not only takes you behind the scenes of every prime time season and prime time schedule over the past eight decades, but includes an ongoing timeline of the major personalities, trends and breakout shows of each season. It is also, hands down, one of the best, most informative and engaging books on television that you will ever find.

Harry and Wally will join us for an expanded conversation that will begin near the end of our first hour. We’ll weigh in on the impact that Netflix and Amazon have had on TV programming, the current trend among the broadcast networks for so-called “limited run” series, the recent passings of Morley Safer and other TV icons, and a whole lot more.

Speaking of TV icons, Greg Ehrbar will share a few thoughts on the passing of longtime actress and voice artist Janet Waldo. Not only has Greg written extensively about Waldo’s accomplishments in music, film and television, but had an opportunity to direct her once. Plus: This Week in TV History.

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Charlotte Stewart: Next on TVC

June 14th, 2016

Actress and author Charlotte Stewart 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 Miss Beadle on Little House on the Prairie, and Betty Briggs on Twin Peaks, Charlotte Stewart began her career as Disneyland’s first walk-around character of Alice in Wonderland ― and though she didn’t know it at the time, she would go through the looking glass on more than one occasion as she embraced the hippie movement of the ’60s and ’70s (and all that it embodied) before bottoming out in the 1980s after falling prey to alcoholism and drug addiction.

Charlotte speaks candidly about her life choices (good, bad and disastrous) in Little House in the Hollywood Hills, a book that not only gives you a good idea of what it was like to live in and survive the era of Sex, Drugs and Rock n Roll, but includes great stories about some of the many real-life characters from music, film and TV that were part of the fabric of Charlotte’s life. Charlotte Stewart will join us in our second hour.

Phil Gries will join us in our first hour for the final segment in our six-part series on the life and career of comedian Joey Bishop. Among other things, we’ll play highlights from Bishop’s final appearance from his ABC late night talk show (Nov. 26, 1969), as well as discuss his controversial choice to walk off the air that night, his fallout with Regis Philbin, his sometimes difficult relationship with writers and other show business colleagues, his place in the pantheon of late night TV hosts, and his philosophy to life in general. Plus: Greg Ehrbar with a brand new DVD report.

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Jimmy Weldon: Next on TVC

June 7th, 2016

Actor, author and motivational speaker Jimmy Weldon will join us on the next edition of TV CONFIDENTIAL, Friday at 7pm ET and PT on Share-a-Vision Radio, KSAV.org.

Most of you know Jimmy Weldon as the voice of Yakky Doodle on Yogi Bear, which continues to air on Cartoon Network and Boomerang. Some of you may know him as the host of one of the very first local children’s TV shows, The Webster Webfoot Show, one of the very first local children’s TV shows, which originated in Dallas and aired for many years in Los Angeles and in Fresno. Still others remember Jimmy from his many appearances on such classic TV shows as Dallas and The Rockford Files.

Or you may have seen Jimmy Weldon speak at one of your local venues. He has been one of the country’s leading motivational speakers for more than four decades, and he shares many of his ideas in his book, Go Get ’Em Tiger, a part autobiographical, part motivational book that shows that the real definition of success is becoming the person you want to be and doing what you really want to do. Jimmy Weldon will join us during our second hour.

Our first hour will include a remembrance of Alan Young by Greg Ehrbar that will particularly focus on Young’s long-running radio and TV variety series (which featured, among others, a pre-Gilligan’s Island Jim Backus) as well as the actor’s many contributions to Disney Records. Plus: Phil Gries will join us for Part 5 of our tribute to Joey Bishop as part of the Sounds of Lost Television. This segment will include audio highlights from Bishop’s ABC late night talk show, including a rarely heard interview with Mutual radio journalist Andrew West that includes West’s first-person coverage of the assassination of Robert F. Kennedy at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles on June 5, 1968.

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Vicki Lawrence and The Hollywood Sign Girl: Next on TVC

May 31st, 2016

Emmy Award-winning singer/actress Vicki Lawrence and author James Zeruk will join us on the next edition of TV CONFIDENTIAL, Friday at 7pm ET and PT on Share-a-Vision Radio, KSAV.org.

Everyone knows Vicki Lawrence from the many characters she played every week on The Carol Burnett Show (the venerable CBS variety series that Time magazine named one of the 100 Best Television Shows of All Time), not the least of which is Thelma Harper, the irascible matriarch of the “Family” sketches on The Carol Burnett Show that eventually led to Vicki’s own long-running series, Mama’s Family. Vicki will share some memories of her years on the Burnett show when she joins us in our first hour.

Speaking of which, PBS will premiere a brand new special later this week, Carol Burnett’s Favorite Sketches, featuring twelve of the best and funniest moments from The Carol Burnett Show (all hand-picked by Carol herself), plus new introductions filmed by the comedienne just for this special. Carol Burnett’s Favorite Sketches premieres Friday, June 3 on your local PBS station; click here for more information.

Also joining us this week will be James Zeruk, moderator of the Hollywood Book Chat group on Facebook, and the author of Peg Entwistle and The Hollywood Sign Suicide, a fascinating biography about the actress who has been inextricably linked to Hollywood history because of her fatal fall from the Hollywoodland sign on September 16, 1932. Entwistle was just twenty-four years old at the time of her death, a fact that has contributed to the many myths that have portrayed her as a failed actress who was victimized by Hollywood. In truth, Peg was an accomplished stage performer who had starred on Broadway, worked steadily in various theatrical repertory companies throughout the U.S., and had just completed a well received stage production in Los Angeles that brought her to the attention of RKO and other movie studios.

By all accounts, Peg Entwistle had a lot to live for―and yet the fact remains that she took her life at so young an age. We’ll ask James about that, as well as his thoughts on the eternal fascination with Peg Entwistle in general, when he joins in our second hour.

Also this week: Part 4 of our tribute to Joey Bishop as part of The Sounds of Lost Television.

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Behind the Scenes of Twilight Zone Radio: Next on TVC

May 24th, 2016

Actor and radio producer Carl Amari and author Kevin Glynn will join us on the next edition of TV CONFIDENTIAL, Friday at 7pm ET and PT on Share-a-Vision RadioKSAV.org.

Carl Amari is the founder of Radio Spirits, the world’s largest marketer and distributor of classic radio programs. Carl has licensed more than 60,000 original radio programs from the estates of the creators, one of which is the Twilight Zone Radio Dramas, a series of fully dramatized radio plays hosted by Stacy Keach, and which are adapted from episodes of the classic TV series created by Rod Serling. Actors who have appeared in the Twilight Zone Radio Dramas include Kathy Garver, Lou Diamond Phillips, Shelley Berman and Jason Alexander. We’ll ask Carl about some of the challenges in adapting the TV scripts for Twilight Zone for radio when he joins us in our second hour.

Carl Amari also hosts Hollywood 360, a weekly showcase of such classic radio shows as The Shadow, Jack Benny, Dragnet, Suspense and Fibber McGee & Molly that also features interviews with actors, directors, writers and producers in the world of entertainment. For more information, go to Hollywood360Radio.com.

This week’s show will also include Part 3 of our tribute to Joey Bishop as part of The Sounds of Lost Television. Plus we’ll meet Kevin Glynn, author of Tyrannosaurus Sex, a coming of age novel set up in the 1970s. Some have described Tyrannosaurus Sex as a mash-up between The Big Chill and American Pie, while others say it’s like 50 Shades of Grey, “but from a male perspective.” We’ll find out what all the fuss is about when Kevin Glynn joins us in our first hour.

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