Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Barbara Bain, Plus Adventures in Paradise: Next on TVC

Actress Barbara Bain and author James Rosin will join us on the next edition of TV CONFIDENTIAL, airing Feb. 29-Mar. 6 at the following times and venues:

WROM Radio
Detroit, MI
esday 2/29
8pm ET, 5pm PT
Sunday 3/4
8pm ET, 5pm PT
Click on the Listen Live button at RealmsofMusic.com

Talktainment Radio
Columbus, OH
Thursday 3/1
9pm ET, 6pm PT
Click on the Listen Live button at TalktainmentRadio.com

Share-a-Vision Radio
San Francisco Bay Area
Friday 3/2
7pm ET, 4pm PT
10pm ET, 7pm PT
Click on the Listen Live button at KSAV.org

The Coyote KWTY-FM
Ridgecrest, Calif.
Sunday 3/4
9pm PT
Monday 3/5
Midnight ET
Click on the Listen Live button at Coyote395.com

Passionate World Radio
Ann Arbor, MI
Tuesday 3/6
11:05pm ET, 8:05pm PT
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Though many of us think of her starring roles as Cinnamon Carter on Mission: Impossible (for which she won three Emmy Awards), and Dr. Helena Russell on Space: 1999, Barbara Bain has a very extensive theatre background that dates back to her early days as an actress, when she studied at the Actors Studio in New York under the great Lee Strasberg. We’ll ask Barbara about working with Strasberg; her experience as a dancer under the tutelage of Martha Graham; some of her early work in television, including appearances on Harbourmaster with Larry Hagman, and as Rob Petrie’s former girlfriend "Dorie Doo" on The Dick Van Dyke Show; and, of course, a question or two about Mission: Impossible and Space: 1999 when she joins us in our first hour.

Barbara Bain is currently co-starring along with
Tanna Frederick in the stage production of Claire Chafee’s Why We Have a Body, which begins an eight-week run at the Edgemar Center for the Arts in Santa Monica on Friday, March 2, with performances through Sunday, Apr. 29. For tickets and more information, call (310) 392-7327 or go to www.edgemarcenter.org.

We’ll also climb aboard The Tiki this week as we welcome back actor, screenwriter and television historian James Rosin. Jim’s latest book, Adventures in Paradise: The Television Series, is a behind-the-scenes oral history of the popular ABC series from the early 1960s starring Gardner McKay. Besides high production values, strong writing, and an excellent roster of guest stars, Adventures in Paradise was also a show with a distinguished pedigree. It was not only based on a concept by bestselling novelist James Michener (Sayonara, Hawaii, Shogun), but boasted such talented producers as Martin Manoulis, William Self, Dominick Dunne and, briefly, Roy Huggins. We’ll talk about what made Adventures in Paradise such a unique network TV series — and what made Gardner McKay an unusual television star — when Jim Rosin joins us in our second hour.

Plus: Tony Figueroa and Donna Allen with a look at the highs, lows, and everything in between of last week’s Oscar telecast hosted by Billy Crystal. It’ll be a full program as always... we certainly hope you’ll join us.

TV CONFIDENTIAL: A radio talk show about television
Wednesdays and Sundays 8pm ET, 5pm PT
WROM: Realms of Music
Thursdays 9pm, 6pm PT
Talktainment Radio
Fridays 7pm ET and PT
Share-a-Vision Radio, KSAV.org

Sundays 9pm PT, Mondays Midnight ET
The Coyote KWTY-FM (Ridgecrest, Calif.)
Tuesdays 11:05pm ET, 8:05pm PT
Passionate World Radio
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