Tuesday, May 03, 2016

Wes and Carol and Joey and Phil: Next on TVC

We’ll continue our look at the making of The Carol Burnett Show on the next edition of TV CONFIDENTIAL, airing May 4-9 at the following times and venues:

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

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

KHMB AM-1710
KHMV-LP 100.9 FM

Half Moon Bay, CA
Sunday 5/8
9pm PT
Monday 5/9
Midnight ET
Click on the Listen Live button at KHMBRadio.com

RadioSlot.com
San Francisco, CA
Monday 5/9
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
and the PWR channel on TuneIn

Wesley Hyatt will join near the end of the first hour for Part 2 of our behind-the-scenes look at the making of The Carol Burnett Show. Wes’ book The Carol Burnett Show Companion: So Glad We Had This Time tells you everything you wanted to know about the landmark CBS variety series that many of us discovered when it was part of that great Saturday night lineup in the early 1970s. Among other things, we’ll spotlight the contributions of Harvey Korman, Vicki Lawrence and Lyle Waggoner, the circumstances that led Tim Conway to become a series regular (after many memorable guest appearances), the ill-fated experiment with Dick Van Dyke in what proved to the show’s final season, plus such classic moments as “Went with the Wind” (and the story behind Carol’s curtain-rod gown), the dentist sketch, and the infamous “elephant story” segment of “The Family.”

This week’s program will also include the first in a series of programs that will highlight the career of Joey Bishop, the legendary deadpan comic who guest-hosted The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson nearly 200 times (more than anyone else), while also hosting his own NBC sitcom in the early 1960s, and his own late night talk show on ABC in the late 1960s. A member of the Dean Martin/Frank Sinatra Rat Pack, some (including Bishop himself) would argue that he was the wheel that kept the clan together.

Bishop, however, was also a known recluse who spent most of the last two decades of his life out of the limelight. One person he did connect with, though, was our friend Phil Gries. Phil spoke with Bishop on several occasions between 2002 and 2003; we’ll play highlights from those conversations, plus rarely heard audio from Bishop’s early career, as part of The Sounds of Lost Television. Phil’s tribute to Joey Bishop will begin in our first hour.

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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