Tuesday, July 14, 2015

The Man Behind My Cousin Vinny: Next on TVC

Screenwriter, producer and director Dale Launer and author and attorney Lori Rassas will join us on the next edition of TV CONFIDENTIAL, airing July 15-20 at the following times and venues:

WROM Radio
Detroit, MI
Wednesday 7/15
8pm ET, 5pm PT
2am ET, 11pm PT
Sunday 7/19
8pm ET, 5pm PT
2am ET, 11pm PT
Click on the Listen Live button at WROMRadio.net

Share-a-Vision Radio
San Francisco Bay Area
Friday 7/17
7pm ET, 4pm PT
10pm ET, 7pm PT
Click on the Listen Live button at KSAV.org
Use the TuneIn app on your smartphone and type in KSAV
or hear us on the KSAV channel on CX Radio Brazil

Indiana Talks
Marion, IN
Saturday 7/18
8pm ET, 5pm PT
Sunday 7/19
6pm ET, 3pm PT
Click on the player at IndianaTalks.com
or use the TuneIn app on your smartphone and type in Indiana Talks

KSCO-AM 1080
San Jose, Santa Cruz and Salinas, CA
KOMY-AM 1340
La Selva Beach and Watsonville, CA
Sunday 7/19
10am ET, 7am PT
Also streaming at KSCO.com

Boost Radio Network
Paramus, NJ
Sunday 7/19
8pm ET, 5pm PT
Click on the On the Air button at BoostRadioNetwork.com

KHMB-AM and FM
Half Moon Bay, CA
Sunday 7/19
9pm PT
Monday 7/20
Midnight ET
Click on the Listen Live button at KHMBRadio.com

RadioSlot.com
San Francisco, CA
Monday 7/20
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
Various times throughout the week
on the Entertainment Channel at PWRNetwork.com


The son of S. John Launer (the actor who played the judge on Perry Mason more than anyone else), Dale Launer got his first break as a writer after the producing team of Lancaster/Wagner optioned his screenplay of Ruthless People, which was produced and released in 1986. He also wrote the screenplay for Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, then later wrote and produced My Cousin Vinny — the now classic comedy that the American Bar Association considers one of the greatest legal movies ever made. Many law classes often point to My Cousin Vinny for its portrayal of legal procedure, while Dale’s character, Vincent Gambini, was once ranked among The 25 Greatest Fictional Lawyers Not Named Atticus Finch.

We will ask Dale about My Cousin Vinny, but we’ll also talk about some of the other issues that screenwriters face today, including the battle over possessory credits and the common misconception among the general public as to what a screenwriter actually does. Dale Launer will join us in our second hour.


Speaking of legal procedure, also joining us this week will be Lori Rassas. Recently featured on CNBC’s Power Lunch, Lori is an employment attorney, teacher and coach with close to two decades of experience representing both employers and employees in all aspects of employment relations. Earlier in her career, Lori was staff counsel for AFTRA, the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, so she has hands-on knowledge of many issues that artists face today. Her latest book is The Perpetual Paycheck: 5 Secrets to Getting a Job, Keeping a Job, .... Lori Rassas will join us in our first hour.

TV CONFIDENTIAL: A radio talk show about television
Mon and Fri 3pm ET, Noon PT and Sat 6pm ET, 3pm PT on GLN Radio Network
Wed and Sun 8pm ET, 5pm PT on WROM Radio
Fri 7pm ET and PT on Share-a-Vision Radio, KSAV.org and CX Radio Brazil
Sat 8pm ET, 5pm PT and Sun 6pm ET, 3pm PT on Indiana Talks
Sun 10am ET, 7am PT KSCO-AM 1080 (San Jose, Santa Cruz and Salinas, CA)
Sun 10am ET, 7am PT KOMY-AM 1340 (La Selva Beach and Watsonville, CA)
Sun 8pm ET, 5pm PT Boost Radio Network
Sun 9pm PT, Mon Mid ET on KHMB-AM and FM (Half Moon Bay, CA)
Mon 10pm ET, 7pm PT on The Radio Slot Network
Replays various times throughout the week on the Entertainment Channel at PWRNetwork
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