Grammy and Emmy Award-winning composer Charles
Fox and pop culture expert Joanna Wilson will join us on the next edition of TV
CONFIDENTIAL, airing Nov. 25-Dec. 1 at the
following times and venues:
7pm ET, 4pm
10pm ET, 7pm PT
11:05pm ET, 8:05pm PT
and at various times throughout the week
on WROM Radio.
Grammy-winning composer of “Killing Me
Softly with His Song,” one of the most-performed songs ever in music history,
Charles Fox has also composed the scores for
hundreds of film and TV productions, including Goodbye, Columbus, Barbarella,
Foul Play, 9 to 5, One on One, The Last American Hero, Two Minute Warning, The
Other Side of The Mountain and Victory at Entebbe, as well as the
theme songs for Love, American Style, Happy Days, Laverne & Shirley,
Wonder Woman, The Love Boat, The Paper Chase, the original theme to
Monday Night Football and the famous theme to Wide World of
Charles’ memoir, Killing Me Softly: My Life in Music, tells the stories behind these great songs while also
paying pays tribute to the teacher who started it all for him, Nadia Boulanger.
We’ll not only talk about Charles’ journey in music, we’ll also play some of his
most famous compositions when he joins us in our second hour.
us in our first hour will be Joanna
Wilson, pop culture expert and the leading authority on the
subject of holiday TV programming. Joanna’s books include The Christmas TV Companion: A Guide to Cult Classics, Strange
Specials and Outrageous Oddities and Tis
the Season TV: The Encyclopedia of Christmas-Themed Episodes, Specials and Made
for TV Movies, both of which provide engaging looks at
Christmas specials over the years.
Joanna Wilson will also moderate the
special panel discussion at The Waltons
40th Anniversary Cast Reunion that will take place
Friday, Dec. 2 at the Loews Jersey Theater in New Jersey. Among those scheduled
to appear that night will be Richard Thomas, Michael Learned Michael Learned, Kami Cotler, Judy Norton and Mary McDonough. The event will also include a special screening of
The Homecoming, the holiday-themed two-hour pilot of The Waltons.
For tickets and more information, go to www.waltonshomecoming40th.com.
Also this week: Phil Gries with Part 1 of our
special tribute to talk show pioneer Joe
Franklin; and Tony Figueroa and Donna Allen with a new edition
of This Week in TV History.
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