Joseph Dougherty, Tom Dreesen, and Billy Van Zandt: Next on TVC

We’ll play Part 2 of conversation with Emmy Award-winning writer, producer and director Joseph Dougherty this weekend, plus we’ll bring you replays of our conversations with actor, comedian, and author Tom Dreesen and Emmy-nominated writer and producer Billy Van Zandt. All this, and more, on the next edition of TV CONFIDENTIAL, airing Sept. 23-26 at the following times and venues:

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

Share-a-Vision Radio
San Francisco Bay Area
Friday 9/23
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 9/23
10pm ET, 7pm PT
Saturday 9/24
11pm ET, 8pm PT
Sunday 9/25
11pm ET, 8pm PT
with replays Monday thru Friday 11am ET, 8am PT
Click on the Talk Slot button at RadioSlot.com

Third Eye Radio
Bainbridge, GA
Saturday 9/24
6am ET, 3am PT
Wednesday 9/25
7pm ET, 4pm PT
Streaming at ThirdEyeRadioNetwork.com

WTCA 1050 AM and FM 106.1
South Bend/Plymouth, IN
Saturday 9/24
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 9/24
8am ET, 5am PT
Streaming at Facebook.com/1035wkxo

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

WHBL 1330 AM and 101.5 FM
Sheboygan/Milwaukee/Green Bay, WI
Saturday 9/24
2pm CT, Noon PT
Streaming at WHBL.com

KSCJ Talk Radio 1360 AM and 94.9 FM
Sioux City, IA
Saturday 9/24
4pm CT, 2pm PT
Sunday 9/25
6pm CT, 4pm PT
Streaming at KSCJ.com
or listen to us on the KSCJ TuneIn channel

America One Radio
Atlanta, GA
Saturday 9/24
7pm ET, 4pm PT
Streaming at AmericaOneRadio.com

Indiana Talks
Huntington, IN
Saturday 9/24
8pm ET, 5pm PT
Sunday 9/25
10am ET, 7am PT
Click on the player at IndianaTalks.com
or listen to us on the Indiana Talks TuneIn channel

104.3 FM Biz Talk Radio
Paducah, KY
Saturday 9/24
8pm CT, 6pm PT
Listen Live at 1043BizTalkRadio.com

KFMO AM 1240
Park Hills/Farmington/St. Louis, MO
Saturday 9/24
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 9/24
10pm ET, 7pm PT
Streaming at WONNewYork.net

Bull 99.1 FM and KIKO AM 1340
Apache Junction/Mesa/Phoenix, AZ
Saturday 9/24
8pm MT and PT
Sunday 9/25
6pm MT and PT
Streaming at TheRadioRanchAZ.com

WLAD AM 800 and FM 94.1
Danbury, CT
Sunday 9/25
5am ET, 2am PT
Also streaming at WLAD.com
or listen to us on the WLAD TuneIn channel

WSTP Radio
Fort Wayne, IN
Sunday 9/25
6am ET, 3am PT
Streaming at WSTPRadio.com

KSCO AM-1080 and FM-104.1
San Jose, Santa Cruz and Salinas, CA
Sunday 9/25
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 9/25
9am ET, 6am PT
Hear us online on the KOMY TuneIn channel

Stay Tuned America
Dodge Center, MN
Sunday 9/25
5pm CT, 3pm PT
Hear us online at StayTunedAmerica.net

CROC Radio
Kimberley, British Columbia, Canada
Sunday 9/25
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 9/25
8pm MT, 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 9/25
8pm CT, 6pm PT
Streaming at EastTexasRadio.com/stations/kplt/
or listen to us on the KPLT TuneIn channel

WDIG AM 1450
Dothan, AL
Sunday 9/25
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 9/25
8pm MT and PT
Streaming at TheRadioRanchAZ.com

KHMB AM-1710
KHMV-LP 100.9 FM

Half Moon Bay, CA
Sunday 9/25
9pm PT (Mid ET Mon 9/25)
Click on the Listen Live button at KHMBRadio.com
or listen to us on the KHMB/KHMV TuneIn channel

United as 1 Radio
Bakersfield, CA
Monday 9/19
11am ET, 8am PT
Listen Live at Unitedas1Radio.com

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 bring you Part 2 of a conversation that began last week with Emmy Award-winning writer, producer, and director Joseph Dougherty (thirtysomething, Judging Amy, Pretty Little Liars). Among other topics, we’ll ask Joe about his award-winning stage play Chester Bailey, plus we’ll talk about some of the various screenwriters and novelists who have influenced or inspired us to become writers.

Joe’s new book, A Screenwriter’s Companion: Instruction, Opinion, Encouragement offers insights and advice, both practical and nonpractical, to writers and would-be writers about the writing process, how to survive in “the business,” and reflections on the influences that led Joe to a successful career. A Screenwriter’s Companion is available now through Amazon.com as well as your local bookseller; a select number of autographed editions are available through Fayetteville Mafia Press.

A new production of Chester Bailey opens Wednesday, Oct. 5. at the Irish Repertory Theatre in New York City and continues through Sunday, Nov. 6. For tickets and more information, call (212) 727-2737 or visit IrishRep.org.

Our second hour will include an encore presentation of a conversation that originally aired in November 2020 with groundbreaking comedian Tom Dreesen. A steady fixture on late night television for more than four decades, including sixty-one appearances on The Tonight Show and countless appearances on The Late Show with David Letterman, Tom traveled the country for fourteen years as the opening act for Frank Sinatra, plus he performed with actor/comedian Tim Reid for six years early in his career—during which time he and Tim broke many barriers throughout the late 1960s and early 1970s as the first, and only, interracial stand-up comedy team. Tom will provide some insight on how to find your own voice as a stand-up comedian, plus he’ll share the invaluable advice that Jack Benny once gave Tom early in his career.

Tom Dreesen’s memoir, Still Standing: My Journey from Streets and Saloons to the Stage, and Sinatra, not only includes great stories of Tom’s working with Tim Reid, Sammy Davis Jr., and Frank Sinatra, but shows readers why his roots in Harvey, Illinois have always been central to his life and career.

Also this week: A replay of our November 2020 conversation with Emmy-nominated writer, producer, actor and playwright Billy Van Zandt. As a playwright Billy, along with his longtime writing and producer Jane Millmore, co-wrote twenty-five plays that have been produced many times over throughout the world, including Silent Laughter, You’ve Got Hate Mail, Drop Dead! and The Boomer Boys Musical. As a producer Billy received an Emmy nomination for his work on I Love Lucy: The Very First Show, the acclaimed CBS special that not only introduced TV audiences to the lost pilot episode of I Love Lucy, but was the first show that showed viewers what a genius Desi Arnaz was, and how the many innovations he originated are now standard practice in television today. Billy also received a People’s Choice Award, a Prism Award and two NAACP Image Awards for producing Martin and The Hughleys, while his other writing and production credits include Newhart, Anything But Love, Daddy Dearest, Suddenly Susan, and The Wayans Brothers.

Billy’s memoir, Get in the Car, Jane! Adventures in the TV Wasteland, not only provides a front row seat to the absurdity that often goes on behind the scenes of network TV sitcoms, but provides useful tips on how to deal with the day-to-day frustrations of your job, no matter what you do for a living. We’ll replay our conversation with Billy Van Zandt 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 7pm ET, 4pm PT on America One Radio (Atlanta, GA)
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)
Mon 11am ET, 8am PT on United as 1 Radio (Bakersfield, CA)
Various times throughout the week on the Entertainment Channel at Passionate World Talk Radio

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