Tuesday, October 06, 2015

Kathy Garver and Rita Lakin: Next on TVC

We’ll welcome back actress Kathy Garver and television writer/producer Rita Lakin on a brand new edition of TV CONFIDENTIAL, airing Oct. 7-12 at the following times and venues:

WROM Radio
Detroit, MI
Wednesday 10/7
8pm ET, 5pm PT
2am ET, 11pm PT
Sunday 10/11
8pm ET, 5pm PT
2am ET, 11pm PT
Click on the Listen Live button at WROMRadio.net

KHDN AM-1230
KBSR AM-1490
KYLW AM-1450
Billings, MT
part of GLN Radio Network
Friday 10/9
3pm ET, Noon PT
Saturday 10/10
6pm ET, 3pm PT
Monday 10/12
3pm ET, Noon PT

Share-a-Vision Radio
San Francisco Bay Area
Friday 10/9
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 10/10
8pm ET, 5pm PT
Sunday 10/11
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 10/11
9am ET, 6am PT
Also streaming at KSCO.com

KHMB AM-1710
KHMV-LP 100.9 FM

Half Moon Bay, CA
Sunday 10/11
9pm PT
Monday 10/12
Midnight ET
Click on the Listen Live button at KHMBRadio.com

San Francisco, CA
Monday 10/12
10pm ET, 7pm PT
with replays Tuesday thru Friday at 10pm ET, 7pm PT
Click on the Talk Slot button at RadioSlot.com

Ann Arbor, MI
Various times throughout the week
on the Entertainment Channel at PWRNetwork.com

Everyone knows Kathy Garver as “Cissy Davis” from Family Affair, the beloved CBS sitcom that will celebrate its fiftieth anniversary in 2016. But Cissy Davis and Family Affair are just part of the fabric of Kathy’s life and career, which includes early roles in such films as The Ten Commandments and Night of the Hunter, a host of stage credits in venues across the country (including a recent turn as Aunt Polly in Tom Sawyer), and a long list of credits as a voice artist on many animated series, audio books and the nationally syndicated Twilight Zone Radio series. But, for all her accomplishments, Kathy remains very much the same down-to-earth person that she was growing up—and she owes that to the values that were instilled in her by her family, her faith, and her core group of friends, many of which have been in her life since she was a girl.

Kathy shares her story in her new book, Surviving Cissy: My Family Affair of Life in Hollywood, which we’ll discuss when she joins us in our second hour.

Kathy Garver has several appearances across the country over the next few weeks, including stops in Los Angeles, Chicago, Indianapolis, Cincinnati, Tennessee and Kentucky. To find out if she’s coming to a city near you, go to KathyGarver.com. If you’d like an autographed edition of Surviving Cissy, you can order it directly from Kathy herself at KathyGarver.com.

This week’s program will also include a return visit from our friend Rita Lakin. Rita not only spent more than two decades in television writing and producing such shows as Dr. Kildare, Peyton Place, The Mod Squad, Dynasty and The Movie of the Week, but was one of the first solo female writers in network television—at a time (mid 1960s through the late 1980s) when the industry was still very much an old boys network.

Rita didn’t know it at the time, but she paved the way for other women writers and producers in television. Even more remarkable is that she did all this while overcoming one of the worst tragedies anyone can endure. She talks about this, and more, in her new book, The Only Woman in the Room: Episodes from My Life and Career as a T.... Rita will join us in our first hour.

Rita Lakin will be appearing at Book Passages in Corte Madera, CA on Saturday, Oct. 24. She will also be honored by the Writers Guild Women’s Committee and The Committee for Career Longevity in Los Angeles, CA on Tuesday, Nov. 3. For more information on these and other upcoming events, go to RitaLakin.com.

TV CONFIDENTIAL: A radio talk show about television
Wed and Sun 8pm ET, 5pm PT on WROM Radio
Fri and Mon 3pm ET, Noon PT and Sat 6pm ET, 3pm PT on GLN Radio Network
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 9am ET, 6am PT KSCO-AM 1080 (San Jose, Santa Cruz and Salinas, CA)
Sun 9am ET, 6am PT KOMY-AM 1340 (La Selva Beach and Watsonville, CA)
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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