Monthly Archives: August 2018

Trine Christensen, Ali Agirnas, Adam Sharp and The Queen of Soul: Next on TVC

Actors Trine Christensen and Ali Agirnas, both from Godless, will join us this weekend, along with Adam Sharp, interim president of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. Plus we’ll pay tribute to the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin. … Continue reading

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via Bounce, PRNewswire: Bounce to Air, Brown Sugar to Stream Aretha Franklin’s Memorial Service Live this Friday 8/31

ATLANTA, Aug. 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The Bounce television network and the Brown Sugar streaming service are teaming up to carry Aretha Franklin’s farewell memorial service live this Friday, Aug. 31. The funeral will take place at the Greater Grace Temple in Franklin’s beloved hometown of Detroit. Stevie Wonder, Jennifer Hudson, Chaka Khan, Ronald Isley, Yolanda Adams, Shirley … Continue reading

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Coming soon to TV CONFIDENTIAL: Four-time Emmy Award-winning actress Michael Learned on her new short film, Second Acts; reprising the role of Daisy Werthan this winter in the Laguna Playhouse production of Driving Miss Daisy; and how Earl Hamner conveyed the genuine love he had for his family in every episode of The Waltons. The Family Film Awards will honor Michael with this year’s Legend Award on Thursday 9/27

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 416 with guests David Arnoff and Chuck Harter is now available online for listening on demand

Show No. 416 with guests David Arnoff and Chuck Harter Original Airdates: Aug. 24-27, 2018 Listen to “TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 416 with guest David Arnoff” on Spreaker. First hour: Chuck Harter joins Ed for Part 2 of our look … Continue reading

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Coming soon to TV CONFIDENTIAL: Marc Cushman, author of Long Distance Voyagers: The Story of The Moody Blues, Vol. 1 (1965-1979), on the origins of the band, including how they got their name; how their use of the Mellotron gave the Moodies their unique symphonic sound; the band’s friendship with The Beatles, and how The Moodies’ understanding of what The Beatles went through helped shape their approach to their own music; how FM radio was a major factor in the band’s success in America; and how a bathroom played a key role in the development of Nights in White Satin. Vol. 1 of Long Distance Voyagers is available now in hardcover and as an eBook through Jacobs Brown Media Group

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David Arnoff, The Lloyd Thaxton Show, Shebang and More: Next on TVC

Rock music photographer David Arnoff and music and TV historian Chuck Harter will join us this weekend on TV CONFIDENTIAL, airing Aug. 24-27 at the following times and venues: Share-a-Vision Radio San Francisco Bay Area Friday 8/24 7pm ET, 4pm … Continue reading

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Coming soon to TV CONFIDENTIAL: Actress Lili Bordán on having “good nun experiences” while attending Catholic school growing up; meeting one of her idols, Diane Keaton, as a result of making Book Club; and the upcoming premiere of the biopic Curtiz at the Montreal International Film Festival. Lili stars as Marta in the highly anticipated horror movie The Nun; she also plays Warner Bros. story editor Irene Lee in Curtiz, while earlier this year she played the dance instructor in Book Club. The Nun opens in theaters everywhere on Friday 9/7, while Book Club will soon be available on DVD and streaming on demand

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 415: Remembering Charlotte Rae and Ron Satlof is now available online for listening on demand

Show No. 415: Remembering Charlotte Rae and Ron Satlof Original Airdate: Aug. 17-20, 2018 Listen to “TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 415: Remembering Charlotte Rae and Ron Satlof” on Spreaker. First hour: From October 2010: Television producer and director Ron Satlof … Continue reading

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via Michael Dante Way: Our friend Michael Dante with a report on his trip last week to Memphis to celebrate Elvis Week along with Darlene Love, Millie Perkins, Ginny Tiu and thousands of Elvis fans from all over the world

Actor and author Michael Dante (Winterhawk, Winterhawk’s Land, Kid Galahad), singer Darlene Love and actresses Millie Perkins and Ginny Tiu were among the special guests invited to join thousands of Elvis Presley fans in celebrating the life and legacy of … Continue reading

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via PBS: Airing tonight, Friday 8/17, on most PBS stations: Aretha! Queen of Soul, a half-hour remembrance special that celebrates the career of the legendary singer, with archival footage and interviews that will highlight the legacy of America’s beloved “Queen of Soul.” The program will also be available to stream on PBS.org and PBS apps immediately following broadcast

To mark the passing of Aretha Franklin at the age of 76, PBS and WNET will present a half-hour remembrance special, Aretha! Queen of Soul tonight, August 17 at 8:30 p.m. ET/PT in the PBS primetime schedule (check local listings). The … Continue reading

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