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, May 23, 2017
Donelle Dadigan and Randall Kenneth Jones: Next on TVC
Donelle Dadigan, founder and president of The Hollywood Museum, and author Randall Kenneth Jones will join us on a brand new edition of TV CONFIDENTIAL, airing May 26-29 at the following times and venues:
Share-a-Vision Radio San Francisco Bay Area Friday 5/26 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 Hear us on the KSAV channel on CX Radio Brazil Hear us on your cell phone or landline number by dialing 712-432-4235
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This week’s program will include a return appearance by Donelle Dadigan, founder and president of The Hollywood Museum, one of the most popular tourist attractions in Hollywood. The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce will honor Donelle on Thursday, June 1 with the Distinguished Service Award in Memory of Johnny Grant, the pioneering radio and TV broadcaster who served as honorary Mayor of Hollywood for almost thirty years. Initiated by the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce after Grant’s death in 2008, The Distinguished Service Award is not given out annually; rather, it is reserved for those outstanding individuals whose contribution and commitment to the entertainment community rises to a level that implies a lasting positive impact to the city, the people and the dream that is Hollywood. Donelle Dadigan is only the third person to receive the Johnny Grant memorial award.
We will talk about the career of Johnny Grant, his influence on Donelle, and more when Donelle Dadigan joins us in our second hour.
Among the exhibits this summer at The Hollywood Museum is Jean Harlow: Hollywood's First Blond Bombshell, a tribute to the first of many leading ladies from the Golden Age of Hollywood that was discovered by Howard Hughes. Among the items on display are costumes from some of Harlow’s films, furniture and artifacts from some of her homes in L.A. (including her last home in Beverly Glen), Harlow’s one-of-a-kind 1932 dual phaeton four-door Packard convertible, a portrait of Jean Harlow that was commissioned by her mother after Harlow died in June 1937, and more. The Hollywood Museum is located at 1660 North Highland Ave., at Hollywood Blvd. in the Max Factor Building. For tickets and more information call 323 464-7776 or go to The Hollywood Museum.
This week’s show will also feature Randall Kenneth Jones, an entrepreneur, creative thinker, speaker and self-described “professional storyteller” who has worked with such companies as Walgreens, TJMaxx, Marshall’s, GEICO, Sears and Pier 1. Randy’s new book, Show Me: Celebrities, Business Tycoons, Rock Stars, Journalists, Hu..., promotes creative thinking, positive communication, innovation, authenticity, respect and laughter while dispelling the wisdom of such film, TV, sports, music and business icons as Shirley Jones, Erin Brockovich, Kathy Griffin, Magic Johnson, Colin Mochrie, Vanessa Williams, G.W. Bailey, Sonny Jurgenson, Pat Benatar and more than 100 others. Randall Kenneth Jones will join us during our first hour.