Alison Mills Newman, Norman Lloyd, plus Nelson Riddle’s Last Hurrah: Next on TVC

We will welcome actress and filmmaker Alison Mills Newman and authors Mark Dawidziak and Chuck Harter, plus Geoff Littlefield will join us for Part 2 of our centennial tribute to Nelson Riddle. All this weekend on TV CONFIDENTIAL, airing June 4-6 at the following times and venues:

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

Share-a-Vision Radio
San Francisco Bay Area
Friday 6/4
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 6/4
10pm ET, 7pm PT
Saturday 6/5
11pm ET, 8pm PT
Sunday 6/6
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 6/5
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 6/5
8am ET, 5am PT
Streaming at Facebook.com/1035wkxo

KZFX HD-3 93.7 FM
Ridgecrest/California City, CA
Saturday 6/5
Noon ET, 9am PT
Streaming at KZFXRadio.wixsite.com/kzfx

KSCJ Talk Radio 1360 AM and 94.9 FM
Sioux City, IA
Saturday 6/5
4pm CT, 2pm PT
Sunday 6/6
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 6/6
6pm CT, 4pm PT
Streaming at 1640TheEagle.com
or listen to us on the KZLS TuneIn channel

Indiana Talks
Huntington, IN
Saturday 6/5
8pm ET, 5pm PT
Sunday 6/6
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 6/6
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 6/5
10pm ET, 7pm PT
Streaming at WONNewYork.net

Bull 99.1 FM and KIKO AM 1340
Apache Junction/Mesa/Phoenix, AZ
Saturday 6/5
Sat 8pm MT and PT
Sunday 6/6
6pm MT and PT
Streaming at TheRadioRanchAZ.com

WLAD AM 800 and FM 94.1
Danbury, CT
Sunday 6/5
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 6/6
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 6/6
9am ET, 6am PT
Hear us online on the KOMY TuneIn channel

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

CROC Radio
Kimberley, British Columbia, Canada
Sunday 6/6
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 6/6
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 6/6
9pm ET, 6pm PT
Streaming at WLEA.net
or listen to us on the KPLT TuneIn channel

WDIG AM 1450
Dothan, AL
Sunday 6/6
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 6/6
8pm MT and PT
Streaming at TheRadioRanchAZ.com

KHMB AM-1710
KHMV-LP 100.9 FM

Half Moon Bay, CA
Sunday 6/6
9pm PT (Mid ET Mon 6/7)
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


A professional actress since when she was a young girl, Alison Mills Newman performed on stage as a teenager with the American Theater of Being, one of the first prominent L.A.-based stage companies to showcase African-American actors. That paved the way for Alison’s network TV debut in 1965—a well received appearance, opposite James Franciscus and Lois Nettleton, on Mr. Novak that opened the door to other opportunities in television, including regular roles on the groundbreaking NBC series Julia starring Diahann Carroll and the CBS variety series The Leslie Uggams Show.

Always an independent spirit, with a desire to create and perform work that had substance and meaning, Alison left Hollywood for New York in the mid 1970s to continue her career on the stage. Along the way she wrote an autobiographical novel, Francisco, that was critically acclaimed and received endorsements from the likes of Toni Morrison, plus she appeared in many independent films produced by her husband, Francisco Newman.

Now an ordained minister, Alison also writes, produces, and directs faith-based films, including The Tree Widow, a series of films about a charismatic woman who helps young people (and, particularly, young women) make better choices in their lives. We’ll talk about the Tree Widow series, as well as her early career, when Alison Mills Newman joins us in our second hour. Chuck Harter, who arranged Alison’s appearance this week, will co-host.

Also this week: Geoff Littlefield will join us for Part 2 of our celebration of the centennial birthday of Nelson Riddle, the Oscar-winning and Grammy Award-winning arranger and composer who not only was one of the chef architects of the Great American Songbook, but contributed to the soundtrack of our film and TV lives, including the themes to such popular shows as Route 66 and The Untouchables. This week, we’ll focus on Riddle’s collaborations in the early 1980s with Linda Ronstadt—a platinum-selling trilogy of albums of American pop standing standards that, in many respects, was the coda of Riddle’s illustrious career. We’ll also talk about Riddle’s collaborations with Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, and more when Geoff Littlefield joins us in our second hour.

Geoff’s latest book, Nelson Riddle: Music with a Heartbeat, was written with the consent of the Nelson Riddle estate and includes first-hand accounts from three of Riddle’s children, including Christopher Riddle (current leader of the Nelson Riddle Orchestra, and the only Riddle offspring to become a professional musician), Rosemary Acerra, and Nelson Riddle III; a detailed discography; never before published photographs; and more.

Our first hour will include an expanded edition of This Week in TV History that will take a detailed look at the career of Norman Lloyd, the legendary actor, producer, and director whose career not only spanned the history of 20th century entertainment, but encompassed the world of movies, television, radio, stage, and streaming. Norman Lloyd passed away Tuesday, May 11 at age 106.

Joining Tony, Donna, and me for this segment will be Mark Dawidziak, longtime TV critic for the Cleveland Plain-Dealer and author of many books on American pop culture, including Everything I Needed to Know I Learned from The Twilight Zone, The Shawshank Redemption Revealed, and The Columbo Phile. Mark interviewed Norman Lloyd on two occasions. We’ll not only discuss Lloyd’s collaborations with Alfred Hitchcock, Orson Welles, and John Houseman (as well as his performance as Dr. Auschlander on St. Elsewhere), but show how, in many respects, the sum of Lloyd’s career is much greater than its parts.

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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