Actor and entrepreneur Burt Ward and actress and philanthropist Ruta Lee will join us this weekend on TV CONFIDENTIAL, airing Dec. 4-6 at the following times and venues:
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This week’s program will include Part 1 of a two-part interview with Burt Ward, the actor known around the world as Robin the Boy Wonder on the classic TV series Batman (ABC, 1966-1968).
While Robin and Batman saved Gotham City and the world from super villains every week, Burt—along with his wife Tracy—have been real-life super heroes to more than 15,000 dogs of all sizes and breeds through their nonprofit animal rescue organization, Gentle Giants Rescue. Thousands of consumers, including such stars as Vanessa Williams and America Ferrara, have adopted their dogs through Gentle Giants Rescue every year since 1994.
Besides finding forever homes for the dogs of Gentle Giants Rescue, Burt and Tracy have become advocates for the caring of our four-legged friends, including how to feed your dog, and—just as important—what to feed your dog. Toward that end, Gentle Giants has a line of balanced, nutritional dog food (and, now, cat food) that will help maximize both the life span and quality of life of your animal. Dogs who eat Gentle Giants Dog Food and who follow the special Gentle Giants feeding and care program are as living as long as twenty-seven healthy, active years with a wonderful quality of life.
We’ll ask Burt how he became involved with animal rescue and animal nutrition—plus, as January 2021 marks the fifty-fifth anniversary of the premiere of Batman, he’ll share a few Batman stories as well. Burt Ward will join us in our second hour.
Gentle Giants pet products are available in more than 1,100 Target stories throughout the U.S., as well as more than 2,400 Walmart stores throughout the U.S. and more than 400 Walmart stores in Canada. Gentle Giants Rescue is a nonprofit organization; all sales of Gentle Giants products go directly to the rescue. Burt and Tracy take no salary, nor make any money, from the sales of the dog food or cat food, or from the rescue. For more information, go to GentleGiantsDogFood.com or GentleGiantsPetProducts.com
Our first hour will be devoted to the memory of Alex Trebek, the Emmy Award-winning game show host who presided over Jeopardy! for an astonishing thirty-six years, beginning in 1984 and continuing up until the time of his death. Alex Trebek passed away on Sunday, Nov. 8 at the age of eighty.
Helping us pay tribute to Alex Trebek will be our friend Ruta Lee. One of the grande dames of Hollywood and the world of entertainment, Ruta Lee knew Trebek for more than forty-five years—dating back to 1974, when they starred together on the NBC game show High Rollers—and remained dear friends up until the very end. Indeed, one of the last things Alex Trebek did was write the foreword to Ruta’s soon-to-be-published memoir, Consider Your Ass Kissed.
Also joining us in our first hour will be our friend Steve Beverly, game show historian and the host of Steve Beverly’s TV Classics. Steve will not only discuss Trebek’s career in television before and during Jeopardy, but share a few memories of his various encounters with the game show legend—including the time they worked together in 1985 on a promotion for WWAY, the Jeopardy! affiliate in Wilmington, North Carolina.
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 3pm ET, Noon PT on WTCA 1050 AM and 106.1 FM (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 8pm ET, 5pm PT and Sun 10am ET, 7am PT on Indiana Talks (Huntington, IN)
Sat 10pm ET, 7pm PT on 920 WON The Apple (Brooklyn, NY)
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 1pm ET, 10am PT on CROC Radio (British Columbia, Canada)
Sat 6pm CT, 4pm PT on KLTF (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 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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