I represent the first generation who, when we were born, the television was now a permanent fixture in our homes. When I was born people had breakfast with Barbara Walters, dinner with Walter Cronkite, and slept with Johnny Carson.
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Tuesday, July 08, 2014
Barry Livingston, plus Lee Marvin: Point Blank: Next on TVC
Actor Barry Livingston and author Dwayne Epstein will join us on the next edition of TV CONFIDENTIAL, airing July 9-14 at the following times and stations:
WROM Radio Detroit, MI Wednesday 7/9 8pm ET, 5pm PT 2am ET, 11pm PT Sunday 7/13 8pm ET, 5pm PT 2am ET, 11pm PT Click on the Listen Live button at WROMRadio.net
KHMB-AM 1710 Half Moon Bay, CA Sunday 7/13 9pm PT Monday 7/14 Midnight ET Click on the Listen Live button at KHMBRadio.com or use the Live365 app on your smartphone and type in KHMB
RadioSlot.com San Francisco, CA Monday 7/14 10pm ET, 7pm PT with replays Tuesday thru Friday at 10pm ET, 7pm PT Click on the Talk Slot button at RadioSlot.com
One of the few actors to make the transition from successful child star to successful grown-up actor, Barry Livingston parlayed his success as Ernie Douglas on My Three Sons into a steady career that he has seen him work with the likes of Myrna Loy, Karl Malden, John Cassavetes, Steve Railsback, Martin Landau, Forest Whitaker, Adam Sandler, Ben Affleck and, most recently, Clint Eastwood. In fact, Barry is one of the cast members ofJersey Boys, the critically acclaimed biopic directed by Clint Eastwood about the rise of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons. We’ll ask Barry about working with Eastwood and other film and TV legends when he joins us in our second hour.
And speaking of legends, we’ll spend our first hour discussing the life and career of Lee Marvin, the Academy Award-winning film actor who became a household name partly as a result of television (and particularly the nourish 1950s crime drama M Squad).
Someone once said that the depth of Lee Marvin “never really came out until you saw him on the screen. You knew there had to be something inside him that could create images that he wanted to convey to you.” Though Marvin remained somewhat enigmatic until the day he died, a new book, Lee Marvin: Point Blank, explores the depth of Marvin the person to reveal a sensitive soul behind the persona of the hard-drinking man who lived life on his own terms. Dwayne Epstein, the author of Lee Marvin: Point Blank, will join us in our first hour.