Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Reuben Kinkaid and The Professor, plus The Beatles in 1964: Next on TVC


We’ll remember actors Dave Madden and Russell Johnson on the next edition of TV CONFIDENTIAL, airing Jan. 22-28 at the following times and venues:

WROM Radio
Detroit, MI
Wednesday 1/22
8pm ET, 5pm PT
2am ET, 11pm PT
Sunday 1/26
8pm ET, 5pm PT
2am ET, 11pm PT
Click on the Listen Live button at WROMRadio.net

WYYR: Yesteryear Radio
Vero Beach, FL
Wednesday 1/22
9pm ET, 6pm PT
Click the On Air button at WYYR.com

Indiana Talks
Marion, IN
Wednesday 1/22
11pm ET, 8pm PT
with replays at various times throughout the week
Click on the player at IndianaTalks.com
or use the TuneIn app on your smartphone and type in Indiana Talks

Talktainment Radio
Columbus, OH
Thursday 1/23
2am ET, 11pm PT
Friday 1/24
3am ET, Midnight PT
Noon ET, 9am PT
Click on the Listen Live button at TalktainmentRadio.com

Share-a-Vision Radio
San Francisco Bay Area
Friday 1/24
7pm ET, 4pm PT
10pm ET, 7pm PT
Click on the Listen Live button at KSAV.org
or use the TuneIn app on your smartphone and type in KSAV

Boost Radio Network
Paramus, NJ
Sunday 1/26
8pm ET, 5pm PT
Click on the On the Air button at BoostRadio.com

KHMB Radio 1710 AM
Half Moon Bay, CA
Sunday 1/26
9pm PT
Monday 1/27
Midnight ET
Click on the Listen Live button at KHMBRadio.com
or use the Live365 app on your smartphone and type in KHMB

The Radio Slot Network
San Francisco, CA
Monday 1/27
10pm ET, 7pm PT
with replays Tuesday thru Friday at 10pm ET, 7pm PT
Click on the Talk Slot button at RadioSlot.com

PWRNetwork
Ann Arbor, MI
Tuesday 1/28
9:30pm ET, 6:30pm PT
with replays at various times throughout the week
Click on the Live Radio button at PWRTalk.com

For many Baby Boomers and Generation Xers, the news last week of the deaths ofDave Madden (Reuben Kinkaid on The Partridge Family) and Russell Johnson(The Professor on Gilligan’s Island) Thursday represented more than just the passing of two iconic television actors. Because we grew up watching them ― either every week when their shows were in first-run on their respective networks, or every day after school when Partridge andGilligan first went into reruns ― in many respects it’s as if a part of our childhood has died. That they both passed away within hours of each other made that news a double blow.

For these reasons and more, we’ll spend our first hour remembering these two actors along with Tony Figueroa, Donna Allen and This Week in TV History. We’ll talk about Partridge and Gilligan, but we’ll also discuss some of their other contributions to television, including The Twilight Zone (in the case of Russell Johnson) and Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In (in the case of Dave Madden).

Then Phil Gries will join us in our second hour as The Sounds of Lost Televisionlooks back at Sunday, February 9, 1964: the night of The Beatles’ first appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show, and the first official appearance of the group on American television. Phil has put together another great collection of rarely heard audio clips that not only captures the magic of that historic television moment, but gives you a sense of how television news covered The Beatles, particularly during their first year in America, as well as how the influence of The Beatles of American music and, for that matter, American television.
TV CONFIDENTIAL: A radio talk show about television
Wed and Sun 8pm ET, 5pm PT on WROM Radio
Wed 9pm ET, 6pm PT on WYYR: Yesteryear Radio
Wed 11pm ET, 8pm PT on IndianaTalks.com
Fri 7pm ET and PT on Share-a-Vision Radio, KSAV.org
Fri Noon ET, 9am PT on Talktainment Radio
Sun 8pm ET, 5pm PT Boost Radio Network
Sun 9pm PT, Mon Mid ET on KHMB Radio 1710 AM (Half Moon Bay, Calif.)
Mon 10pm ET, 7pm PT on The Radio Slot Network
Tue 9:30pm ET, 6:30pm PT on PWRNetwork
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