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 22, 2014
Michael Gleason, plus Recently Canceled Network Shows: Next on TVC
Television producer Michael Gleason and author Eddie Shapiro will join us on the next edition of TV CONFIDENTIAL, airing July 23-28 at the following times and stations:
WROM Radio Detroit, MI Wednesday 7/23 8pm ET, 5pm PT 2am ET, 11pm PT Sunday 7/27 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 7/27 9pm PT Monday 7/28 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 7/28 10pm ET, 7pm PT with replays Tuesday thru Friday at 10pm ET, 7pm PT Click on the Talk Slot button at RadioSlot.com
Best known as the co-creator and executive producer of the long-running private eye series Remington Steele, Michael Gleason’s career in television also spans the genres of Westerns, comedy, made for TV movies, and miniseries, including such shows as Maverick, Peyton Place, Rawhide,Diagnosis Murder, Cannon, McCloud, Marcus Welby, M.D., The Six Million Dollar Man, Nash Bridges, Lois and Clark, Diagnosis Murder, Rich Man, Poor Man: Book Two and Sword of Justice.
Michael recently published his first novel, Working Dirty, a private eye story set in a prison that also has some of the elements that made Remington Steele famous. We’ll talk about that, and more, when Michael Gleason joins us in our second hour.
Also this week: Tony Figueroa and Donna Allen will join us as we take a look at recently canceled network shows, as well as viewer reaction to the series finale of How I Met Your Mother. Plus: a replay of our conversation with author Eddie Shapiro (Nothing Like a Dame) about Broadway legend Elaine Stritch.