Tuesday, November 03, 2015

James McEachin and The Purple Heart: Next on TVC

We’ll commemorate Veterans Day with encore presentations of our conversations with actor James McEachin and author Dwayne Epstein on the next edition of TV CONFIDENTIAL, airing Nov. 4-9 at the following times and venues:

WROM Radio
Detroit, MI
Wednesday 11/4
8pm ET, 5pm PT
2am ET, 11pm PT
Sunday 11/8
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 11/6
3pm ET, Noon PT
Saturday 11/7
6pm ET, 3pm PT
Monday 11/9
3pm ET, Noon PT

Share-a-Vision Radio
San Francisco Bay Area
Friday 11/6
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 11/7
8pm ET, 5pm PT
Sunday 11/8
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 11/8
9am ET, 6am PT
Also streaming at KSCO.com

KHMB AM-1710
KHMV-LP 100.9 FM

Half Moon Bay, CA
Sunday 11/8
9pm PT
Monday 11/2
Midnight ET
Click on the Listen Live button at KHMBRadio.com

RadioSlot.com
San Francisco, CA
Monday 11/9
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


With Veterans Day soon upon us, the second hour of this week’s show will include a replay of our November 2014 conversation with actor James McEachin. Known for his many film and television roles, including Lt. Brock on The Perry Mason Mysteries and the starring role in the NBC private-eye series Tenafly, James is also an accomplished novelist (The Heroin Factor, Farewell to the Mockingbirds, Tell Me a Tale), playwright (Beyond the Call, Above the Duty), and a decorated U.S. Army veteran with seven medals of valor.

James’ latest project, The Purple Heart, is based on the true story of the discovery of a lost Purple Heart medal that belonged to Lt. Henry Schenk, James’ patrol leader in the Korean War — and the role James played in helping restore that medal to Schenk’s family. The film also discusses the history of the Purple Heart itself, plus issues such as survivors guilt, the right and wrongs of war, and post-traumatic stress disorder. We’ll ask James about The Purple Heart, as well as his work with the likes of Sidney Poitier, John Wayne and Raymond Burr, when he joins us in our second hour.





The Purple Heart is in pre-production. To keep track of the latest developments, or to learn how you or someone you know can become involved in helping to fund the film, go to ThePurple HeartMovie.us.


Speaking of actors who have also served our country, this week’s show will also include a replay of our July 2014 conversation about 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), but who remained very much an enigma until the day he died.

Dwayne Epstein is the author of Lee Marvin: Point Blank, an excellent biography that not only covers Marvin’s career in film and television, but explores his family history, his tempestuous formative years, his combat experiences in World War II, and his struggles with alcoholism, dyslexia and posttraumatic stress disorder to reveal a sensitive soul behind behind the tough guy persona. Dwayne Epstein will join us in our first hour.

Also this week: We’ll pay tribute to Al Molinaro, the iconic character actor known as Murray the Cop on The Odd Couple and Big Al on Happy Days. It’s a full program as always… we certainly hope you’ll join us.

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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