Beau Bridges, Susan Silver, plus The Art of a Big Call in Sports: Next on TVC

Emmy Award winner Beau Bridges will join us, along with his daughter, Emily Bridges, plus we’ll welcome Susan Silver, one of the original writers of The Mary Tyler Moore Show, while Steve Beverly will share a few stories about his sports broadcasting career. All this on the next edition of TV CONFIDENTIAL, airing Aug. 27-29 at the following times and venues:

WBRT AM 1320 and FM 97.1
Bardstown, KY
Friday 8/27
9am ET 6am PT
Listen Live at WBRTCountry.com

Share-a-Vision Radio
San Francisco Bay Area
Friday 8/27
7pm ET, 4pm PT
10pm ET, 7pm PT
Click on the Listen Live button at KSAV.org
or listen to us on the KSAV TuneIn channel

RadioSlot.com
San Francisco, CA
Friday 8/27
10pm ET, 7pm PT
Saturday 8/28
11pm ET, 8pm PT
Sunday 8/29
11pm ET, 8pm PT
with replays Monday thru Friday 11am ET, 8am PT
Click on the Talk Slot button at RadioSlot.com

WTCA 1050 AM and FM 106.1
South Bend/Plymouth, IN
Saturday 8/28
6am ET, 3am PT
Streaming at am1050.com
or listen to us on the WTCA TuneIn channel

WKXO AM 1500 and FM 103.5
Lexington-Fayette/Richmond/Berea, KY
Saturday 8/28
8am ET, 5am PT
Streaming at Facebook.com/1035wkxo

KZFX HD-3 93.7 FM
Ridgecrest/California City, CA
Saturday 8/28
Noon ET, 9am PT
Streaming at KZFXRadio.wixsite.com/kzfx

KSCJ Talk Radio 1360 AM and 94.9 FM
Sioux City, IA
Saturday 8/28
4pm CT, 2pm PT
Sunday 8/29
6pm CT, 4pm PT
Streaming at KSCJ.com
or listen to us on the KSCJ TuneIn channel

KZLS 1640 AM The Eagle
Oklahoma City/Enid, OK
Saturday 8/28
6pm CT, 4pm PT
Streaming at 1640TheEagle.com
or listen to us on the KZLS TuneIn channel

Indiana Talks
Huntington, IN
Saturday 8/28
8pm ET, 5pm PT
Sunday 8/29
10am ET, 7am PT
Click on the player at IndianaTalks.com
or listen to us on the Indiana Talks TuneIn channel

KFMO AM 1240
Park Hills/Farmington/St. Louis, MO
Saturday 8/28
9pm CT, 7pm PT
Click on the player at KFMO.com
or listen to us on the KFMO TuneIn channel

WON 920 The Apple
Brooklyn, NY
Saturday 8/28
10pm ET, 7pm PT
Streaming at WONNewYork.net

Bull 99.1 FM and KIKO AM 1340
Apache Junction/Mesa/Phoenix, AZ
Saturday 8/28
Sat 8pm MT and PT
Sunday 8/29
6pm MT and PT
Streaming at TheRadioRanchAZ.com

WLAD AM 800 and FM 94.1
Danbury, CT
Sunday 8/29
5am ET, 2am PT
Also streaming at WLAD.com
or listen to us on the WLAD TuneIn channel

KSCO AM-1080 and FM-104.1
San Jose, Santa Cruz and Salinas, CA
Sunday 8/29
9am ET, 6am PT
Also streaming at KSCO.com
or listen to us on the KSCO TuneIn channel

KOMY AM-1340
La Selva Beach and Watsonville, CA
Sunday 8/29
9am ET, 6am PT
Hear us online on the KOMY TuneIn channel

CROC Radio
Kimberley, British Columbia, Canada
Sunday 8/29
7pm ET, 4pm PT
Streaming at CROCRadio.com
or listen to us on the CROC Radio TuneIn channel

KLTF 960 AM
St. Cloud/Little Falls, MN
Sunday 8/29
8pm CT, 6pm PT
Streaming at FallsRadio.com
or listen to us on the KLTF TuneIn channel

KPLT 1490 AM and 96.3 FM
Paris, TX
Sunday 8/29
8pm CT, 6pm PT
Streaming at EastTexasRadio.com/stations/kplt/
or listen to us on the KPLT TuneIn channel

WLEA AM 1480 and FM 106.9
Hornell/Elmira-Corning, NY
Sunday 8/29
9pm ET, 6pm PT
Streaming at WLEA.net
or listen to us on the KPLT TuneIn channel

WDIG AM 1450
Dothan, AL
Sunday 8/29
10pm ET, 7pm PT
Streaming at WDIGRadio.com
or listen to us on the WDIG TuneIn channel

Rattler 97.3 FM and KBSZ AM 1260
Apache Junction/Mesa/Phoenix, AZ
Sunday 8/29
8pm MT and PT
Streaming at TheRadioRanchAZ.com

KHMB AM-1710
KHMV-LP 100.9 FM

Half Moon Bay, CA
Sunday 8/29
9pm PT (Mid ET Mon 8/30)
Click on the Listen Live button at KHMBRadio.com
or listen to us on the KHMB/KHMV TuneIn channel

PassionateWorldTalkRadio.com
A member of the Truli Media Group
Ann Arbor, MI ~ Boston, MA ~ Chicago, IL ~ Melrose, FL ~ Los Angeles, CA
Various times throughout the week on PassionateWorldTalkRadio.com
and the PWR channel on TuneIn

Beau Bridges and Emily Bridges in Acting: The First Six Lessons

Our guests this week will include two members of one of the most prestigious acting families in the history of entertainment: three-time Emmy Award-winner Beau Bridges and his daughter, Emily Bridges. Beau, of course, has starred in more than fifty motion pictures (including The Fabulous Baker Boys, Norma Rae, Two-Minute Warning, and Jerry Maguire), while his TV credits span everything from major miniseries to top-rated TV-movies and such popular shows as Homeland, The Agency, My Name is Earl, Stargate SG-1, The Outer Limits, Masters of Sex, and Sea Hunt (the groundbreaking series starring Beau’s dad, Lloyd Bridges). Emily Bridges’ film and TV credits include The Public Domain, Code Black, The Flower Shop Mysteries, Masters of Sex, and the award-winning short film Grooming.

Beau and Emily are the co-playwrights of Acting: The First Six Lessons, an adaptation of a book by Richard Boleslawski about a dedicated acting teacher who not only teaches an aspiring young actress the craft of acting, but dispels invaluable life lessons to her as well. Originally published in 1933, Acting: The First Six Lessons has held a special place in the Bridges family for three generations. Lloyd Bridges shared the book with both Beau and his brother, Jeff Bridges, when they first became serious about acting, while Beau has since passed it on to Emily and her siblings as well. We’ll talk to Beau and Emily about the importance of the book to the Bridges family, as well as how they approached adapting the source material into a play (and, later, a film). We’ll also ask Beau a few questions about his movie and TV career. Beau Bridges and Emily Bridges will join us in our second hour.

For our listeners in Southern California, Beau Bridges and Emily Bridges will perform a staged reading of Acting: The First Six Lessons on Friday, Sept. 17 at 8pm at Theatricum Botanicum, the outdoor amphitheatre in Topanga Canyon, founded by actor Will Geer, that Buzz magazine named one of the coolest places in Los Angeles. The performance of Acting: The First Six Lessons begins at 8pm. Seating will be socially distanced; masks will be required as recommended by the CDC and L.A. County on the day of the performance. See Theatricum.com for tickets and more information.

Emily Bridges also directed the film version of Acting: The First Six Lessons, which features Beau, her, and other members of the Bridges family discussing the importance of Boleslawski’s book. A screening of Acting: The First Six Lessons will take place on Sunday, Sept. 12 as part of the Burbank Film Festival. Beau and Emily will take part in a Q & A session after the screening. See BurbankFilmFest.org for more information on that event.

Also joining us this week will be Susan Silver, one of the original writers for The Mary Tyler Moore Show and one of the very first female writers to break the glass ceiling in the world of TV comedy. In many respects, Susan’s personal story arc is similar to Mary Richards: She grew up in the Midwest, worked behind the scenes at a local TV station early in her career (and, later, as a casting director for Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In) before “making it on her own,” so to speak, as a writer for television (and, later, print and radio). Besides The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Susan’s writing credits include episodes of Maude, The Bob Newhart Show, The Partridge Family, Square Pegs, and That Girl, as well as the top-rated made-for-TV movies The Girl Who Came Gift Wrapped and The Couple Takes a Wife.

Susan’s memoir, Hot Pants in Hollywood: Sex, Secrets and Sitcoms, is a hilarious, poignant and honest account of her years in television (including the story of how farting nearly ended her writing career before it began); her encounters with the likes of Steve McQueen, Lenny Bruce, Bill Cosby, Bill Clinton, Sean Connery, Tom Jones, and James Garner; and how she has reinvented herself more than once in the course of her life and career. Susan Silver will join us in our first hour.

Hot Pants in Hollywood: Sex, Secrets and Sitcoms is available as a print edition through Amazon.com and as an audiobook through Audible.com. Susan’s radio commentary, Susan Says with Susan Silver, is heard on RobinHoodRadio.com and on Apple Podcasts.

Last, but not least, we will play Part 2 of a conversation that began last week with Steve Beverly, recently retired professor of broadcast journalism at Union University in Jackson, Tennessee. As you know from Steve’s previous visits to our show, Steve spent many years in TV news began embarking on his teaching career. What you may not know is that he also has twenty-five years experience doing play-by-play for men’s and women’s college basketball on television, including thirteen years on a national level. We’ll ask Steve about what it takes to make a big call on television, plus we’ll talk about some of the announcers who inspired him, which include Dick Enberg and Ray Scott.

Steve Beverly also hosts Steve Beverly’s TV Classics, a weekly TCM-like festival of classic TV shows that streams every week at EPlusTV6.com. We’ll ask Steve what’s on tap in August and September when he joins us in our first 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 9am ET, 6am 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 3pm ET, Noon PT on WTCA 1050 AM and 106.1 FM (South Bend/Plymouth, IN)
Sat 4pm CT, 2pm PT and Sun 6pm CT, 4pm PT on KSCJ 1360 AM and 94.9 FM (Sioux City, IA)
Sat 6pm CT, 4pm PT on KZLS-AM 1640 (Enid/Oklahoma City, OK)
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 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 6pm CT, 4pm PT on KLTF-AM 960 (St. Cloud/Little Falls, MN)
Sun 7pm ET, 4pm PT on CROC Radio (British Columbia, Canada)
Sun 8pm CT, 6pm PT on KPLT AM and FM (Paris, TX)
Sun 9pm ET, 6pm PT on WLEA AM and FM (Hornell/Elmira-Corning, NY)
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)
Various times throughout the week on the Entertainment Channel at Passionate World Talk Radio

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