A Columbo Roundtable, plus A Chat with William Link: Next on TVC

Emmy Award-winning writer/director Joseph Dougherty and author David Koenig will join us for Part 2 of our special roundtable discussion of Columbo. All this, and more, on the next edition of TV CONFIDENTIAL, airing June 17-19 at the following times and venues:

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Friday 6/17
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Friday 6/17
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Saturday 6/18
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Sunday 6/19
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Saturday 6/18
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Wednesday 6/22
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Saturday 6/18
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Saturday 6/18
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Saturday 6/18
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Saturday 6/18
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Saturday 6/18
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Sunday 6/19
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Saturday 6/18
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Sunday 6/19
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Saturday 6/18
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Saturday 6/18
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Saturday 6/18
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Sunday 6/19
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Sunday 6/19
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Sunday 6/19
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Sunday 6/19
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Sunday 6/19
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Sunday 6/19
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Sunday 6/19
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Sunday 6/19
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Sunday 6/19
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Sunday 6/19
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Sunday 6/19
8pm MT and PT
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Half Moon Bay, CA
Sunday 6/19
9pm PT (Mid ET Mon 6/20)
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Emmy Award-winning writer, producer, director, playwright, and author Joseph Dougherty (thirtysomething, Pretty Little Liars, Saving Grace, Chester Bailey) will join us this week, along with David Koenig, author of Shooting Columbo: The Lives and Deaths of TV’s Rumpled Detective, for Part 2 of our special roundtable discussion devoted to Columbo, both the original NBC series (1971-1978) and the ABC revival (1989-2003). Topics this week will include the important role that music played in the original series (particularly the score that Oliver Nelson wrote for “The Greenhouse Jungle”); how the City of Los Angeles is very much a character in and of itself, in both the NBC and ABC versions of the show; and why Columbo has discovered new viewers of late, for reasons that go beyond the pandemic.

Writer/producer Dan Farren (Story Salon), and Tony Figueroa of This Week in TV History will also join us. We hope you’ll join us for Part 2 of our Columbo roundtable, which will air in our first hour.

Shooting Columbo is available in hardcover, as an eBook, and as an audiobook through Amazon.com. Joseph Dougherty’s new book, A Screenwriter’s Companion, is now available for pre-order through Amazon.com and Fayetteville Mafia Press.

Also this week: We will bring you an encore presentation of our July 2011 conversation with William Link, the Emmy Award-winning writer/producer (Columbo, Mannix, Ellery Queen, Murder She Wrote, The Columbo Collection) who passed away on Sunday, Dec. 27, 2020.

This particular conversation with Bill originally aired as part of a tribute to Peter Falk. As such, we talked to Bill that day about the origins of Columbo (which Bill created along with his longtime collaborator, Richard Levinson); Falk’s friendship with Levinson and Link, which predated their work on the Columbo television series; how Falk came to be cast as Columbo; and the enduring appeal of the Columbo character. We’ll replay our conversation with William Link in our second hour.

TV CONFIDENTIAL: A radio talk show about television
Fri 9am ET, 6am PT on WBRT AM 1320/FM 97.1 (Bardstown, KY)
Fri 7pm ET and PT on Share-a-Vision Radio, KSAV.org and CX Radio Brazil
Fri 10pm ET, 7pm PT, Sat/Sun 11pm ET, 8pm PT on RadioSlot (San Francisco, CA)
Sat 5am ET, 2am PT and Wed 7pm ET, 4pm PT on Third Eye Radio Network (Bainbridge, GA)
Sat 6am ET, 3am PT on WTCA 1050 AM and 106.1 FM (South Bend/Plymouth, IN)
Sat 8am ET, 5am PT on WKXO 1500 AM and 103.5 FM (Lexington-Fayette/Richmond/Berea, KY)
Sat Noon ET, 9am PT on KZFX FM (Ridgecrest/California City, CA)
Sat 2pm CT, Noon PT on WHBL AM 1330 and FM 101.5 (Sheboygan/Milwaukee/Green Bay, WI)
Sat 4pm CT, 2pm PT and Sun 6pm CT, 4pm PT on KSCJ 1360 AM and 94.9 FM (Sioux City, IA)
Sat 8pm ET, 5pm PT and Sun 10am ET, 7am PT on Indiana Talks (Huntington, IN)
Sat 9pm CT, 7pm pm PT on KFMO-AM 1240 (Park Hills/Farmington/St. Louis, MO)
Sat 10pm ET, 7pm PT on 920 WON The Apple  (Brooklyn, NY)
Sat 8pm MT and PT and Sun 6pm MT and PT on Bull 99.1 FM and KIKO AM 1340 (Apache Junction/Mesa/Phoenix, AZ)
Sun 5am ET, 2am PT on WLAD-AM 800 and FM 94.1 (Danbury, CT)
Sun 6am ET, 3am PT on WSTP Radio (Fort Wayne, IN)
Sun 9am ET, 6am PT on KSCO-AM 1080 (San Jose/Santa Cruz/Salinas, CA)
Sun 9am ET, 6am PT on KOMY-AM 1340 (La Selva Beach/Watsonville, CA)
Sun 5pm CT, 3pm PT on Stay Tuned America (Dodge Center, MN)
Sun 7pm ET, 4pm PT on CROC Radio (British Columbia, Canada)
Sun 8pm CT, 6pm PT on KLTF-AM 960 (St. Cloud/Little Falls, MN)
Sun 8pm CT, 6pm PT on KPLT AM and FM (Paris, TX)
Sun 10pm ET, 7pm PT on WDIG AM (Dothan, AL)
Sun 8pm MT and PT on Rattler 97.3 FM and KBSZ AM 1260 (Apache Junction/Mesa/Phoenix, AZ)
Sun 9pm PT, Mon Mid ET on KHMB-AM and FM (Half Moon Bay, CA)
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