Behind the Scenes of The Jeffersons, plus The Bob Crane TV Trivia Quiz: Next on TVC

Award-winning television writer and producer Jay Moriarty will join us this weekend on TV CONFIDENTIAL, airing Apr. 23-25 at the following times and venues:

WBRT AM 1320 and FM 97.1
Bardstown, KY
Friday 4/23
9am ET 6am PT
Listen Live at WBRTCountry.com

Share-a-Vision Radio
San Francisco Bay Area
Friday 4/23
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 4/23
10pm ET, 7pm PT
Saturday 4/24
11pm ET, 8pm PT
Sunday 4/25
11pm ET, 8pm PT
with replays Monday thru Friday 11am ET, 8am PT
Click on the Talk Slot button at RadioSlot.com

WKXO AM 1500 and FM 103.5
Lexington-Fayette/Richmond/Berea, KY
Saturday 4/24
8am ET, 5am PT
Streaming at Facebook.com/1035wkxo

KZFX HD-3 93.7 FM
Ridgecrest/California City, CA
Saturday 4/24
Noon ET, 9am PT
Streaming at KZFXRadio.wixsite.com/kzfx

WTCA 1050 AM and FM 106.1
South Bend/Plymouth, IN
Saturday 4/24
3pm ET, Noon PT
Streaming at am1050.com
or listen to us on the WTCA TuneIn channel

KSCJ Talk Radio 1360 AM and 94.9 FM
Sioux City, IA
Saturday 4/24
4pm CT, 2pm PT
Sunday 4/25
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 4/24
6pm CT, 4pm PT
Streaming at 1640TheEagle.com
or listen to us on the KZLS TuneIn channel

Indiana Talks
Huntington, IN
Saturday 4/24
8pm ET, 5pm PT
Sunday 4/25
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 4/24
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 4/24
10pm ET, 7pm PT
Streaming at WONNewYork.net

Bull 99.1 FM and KIKO AM 1340
Apache Junction/Mesa/Phoenix, AZ
Saturday 4/24
Sat 8pm MT and PT
Sunday 4/25
6pm MT and PT
Streaming at TheRadioRanchAZ.com

WLAD AM 800 and FM 94.1
Danbury, CT
Sunday 4/25
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 4/25
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 4/25
9am ET, 6am PT
Hear us online on the KOMY TuneIn channel

KLTF 960 AM
St. Cloud/Little Falls, MN
Sunday 4/25
6pm CT, 4pm PT
Streaming at FallsRadio.com
or listen to us on the KLTF TuneIn channel

CROC Radio
Kimberley, British Columbia, Canada
Sunday 4/25
7pm ET, 4pm PT
Streaming at CROCRadio.com
or listen to us on the CROC Radio TuneIn channel

KPLT 1490 AM and 96.3 FM
Paris, TX
Sunday 4/25
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 4/25
9pm ET, 6pm PT
Streaming at WLEA.net
or listen to us on the KPLT TuneIn channel

WDIG AM 1450
Dothan, AL
Sunday 4/25
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 4/25
8pm MT and PT
Streaming at TheRadioRanchAZ.com

KHMB AM-1710
KHMV-LP 100.9 FM

Half Moon Bay, CA
Sunday 4/25
9pm PT (Mid ET Mon 4/26)
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

We’ll drop by the Deluxe Apartment in the Sky this week as we welcome award-winning television writer/producer Jay Moriarty. Jay spent about thirty years writing and producing sitcoms for network television, including eight years for Norman Lear and Tandem Productions—seven of which Jay and his longtime writing partner, Mike Milligan, spent writing and producing The Jeffersons (CBS, 1975-1985), one of the longest-running shows in the entire Norman Lear canon. Though often considered an anomaly among Norman Lear shows (in that it mostly focused on making us laugh every week), The Jeffersons also made us stop and think once in a while about such topical issues as interracial marriage, suicide, fundamentalism, transgender identity, the Civil Rights Movement, Dr. Martin Luther King, and even the Ku Klux Klan.

Jay’s memoir, Honky in the House: Writing & Producing The Jeffersons, not only takes you inside the writing room of The Jeffersons, but provides a capsule history of the so-called Golden Age of TV Sitcoms, as well as many great tips for anyone considering a career in television writing, or writing comedy in general. We’ll go behind the scenes of The Jeffersons, plus we’ll learn the back story of “The Draft Dodger,” the controversial episode of All in the Family from December 1976 that Jay and Mike wrote, and more. Jay Moriarty joins us in our second hour.

This week’s show will also include an encore presentation of our special ten-question Bob Crane TV Trivia Quiz featuring guest emcee Robert Crane—the eldest son of Bob Crane, and an accomplished screenwriter, journalist, and author in his own right. Though some questions are more obscure than others, every question in the quiz touches on Bob Crane’s radio and TV career, one way or another.

We’ll also talk about Bob’s latest book, Hollywood Plateau, a collection of candid interviews with the likes of Jimmy Kimmel, Bruce Dern, John Wayne, Teri Garr, Jack Nicholson, Cheech and Chong, Karen Black, Oscar de la Hoya, and other celebrities and newsmakers that Bob originally conducted circa 1974 to 2013, before the era of political correctness—a time when industry people still spoke their minds without self and organizational censorship. In many cases, Bob interviewed these celebrities when they were just coming onto the scene, before they became as famous as they are today. Robert Crane 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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