Bill Hayes, Susan Seaforth Hayes, plus the TV Career of Spike Jones: Next on TVC

We will welcome Bill Hayes and Susan Seaforth Hayes of Days of Our Lives and Spike Jones biographer Jordan Young this weekend on a brand new edition of TV CONFIDENTIAL, airing Jan. 7-9 at the following times and venues:

WBRT AM 1320 and FM 97.1
Bardstown, KY
Friday 1/7
9am ET 6am PT
Listen Live at WBRTCountry.com

Share-a-Vision Radio
San Francisco Bay Area
Friday 1/7
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 1/7
10pm ET, 7pm PT
Saturday 1/8
11pm ET, 8pm PT
Sunday 1/9
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 1/8
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 1/8
8am ET, 5am PT
Streaming at Facebook.com/1035wkxo

KZFX HD-3 93.7 FM
Ridgecrest/California City, CA
Saturday 1/8
Noon ET, 9am PT
Streaming at KZFXRadio.wixsite.com/kzfx

KSCJ Talk Radio 1360 AM and 94.9 FM
Sioux City, IA
Saturday 1/8
4pm CT, 2pm PT
Sunday 1/9
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 1/8
6pm CT, 4pm PT
Streaming at 1640TheEagle.com
or listen to us on the KZLS TuneIn channel

Indiana Talks
Huntington, IN
Saturday 1/8
8pm ET, 5pm PT
Sunday 1/9
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 1/8
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 1/8
10pm ET, 7pm PT
Streaming at WONNewYork.net

Bull 99.1 FM and KIKO AM 1340
Apache Junction/Mesa/Phoenix, AZ
Saturday 1/8
8pm MT 7pm PT
Sunday 1/9
6pm MT 5pm PT
Streaming at TheRadioRanchAZ.com

WLAD AM 800 and FM 94.1
Danbury, CT
Sunday 1/9
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 1/9
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 1/9
9am ET, 6am PT
Hear us online on the KOMY TuneIn channel

CROC Radio
Kimberley, British Columbia, Canada
Sunday 1/9
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 1/9
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 1/9
9pm ET, 6pm PT
Streaming at WLEA.net

WDIG AM 1450
Dothan, AL
Sunday 1/9
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 1/9
8pm MT 7pm PT
Streaming at TheRadioRanchAZ.com

KHMB AM-1710
KHMV-LP 100.9 FM

Half Moon Bay, CA
Sunday 1/9
9pm PT (Mid ET Mon 1/10)
Click on the Listen Live button at KHMBRadio.com
or listen to us on the KHMB/KHMV TuneIn channel

KLTF 960 AM
St. Cloud/Little Falls, MN
Sunday 1/9
Late night
Streaming at FallsRadio.com
or listen to us on the KLTF 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

Known around the world as Doug and Julie Williams on NBC’s Days of Our Lives, Bill Hayes and Susan Seaforth Hayes know a thing or two about togetherness: They met each other for the first time on the set of Days in 1970; they fell in love and married each other in real life in 1974, while they were still starring on Days (then later saw their characters, Doug and Julie, married on Days in 1976); and they celebrated their forty-seventh wedding anniversary in October 2021.

Bill and Susan are not only still kissing each other, and as full of life and love for each other as when they first met more than fifty years ago, they recently launched a website, SoapOperaSecrets.com, that reveals some of their many secrets for a happy, fulfilling, long lasting, and loving relationship. Bill Hayes and Susan Seaforth Hayes will join us in our second hour.

SoapOperaSecrets.com is a free website that also features clips of Bill and Susan (as Doug and Julie) illustrating the principles of each of their secrets. Sign up for their email list and your will receive an automatic update whenever a new secret is posted.

Bill Hayes and Susan Seaforth Hayes can also be seen in World By the Tail: The Bill Hayes Story, an excellent documentary (which you can enjoy for free at BillHayesMovie.com) that provides a detailed look at Bill’s life and career before he met Susan on Days of Our Lives, which includes starring on Your Show of Shows and other music variety shows in the days of live television; starring in many Broadway productions; and the story of his gold record, “The Ballad of Davy Crockett.” The second half of the film is devoted to Bill’s life with Susan on and off camera over the past fifty years, and the story of how their characters on Days on Our Lives changed during that time. World By The Tail also features anecdotes and remembrances from Mel Brooks, Carl Reiner, Shirley Jones, Shirley MacLaine, Florence Henderson, Peter Marshall, Carol Lawrence, Diedre Hall, and many, many others.

Also this week: Playwright and author Jordan Young will join us for a look at the television career of Spike Jones, the legendary bandleader and musical satirist who, if you are a certain age, likely discovered for the first time through The Doctor Demento Show, but whose influence in comedy and satire paved the way for the likes of Monty Python, Jimmy Buffett, George Carlin, Peter Sellers, and, arguably most notably, Weird Al Yankovic. Though best known for his zany live musical comedy revues from the 1940s, Jones embraced television in the 1950s, headlining many series throughout the decade. A creative genius with a fertile mind, Jones had many ideas for television programming—even though the medium itself never quite figured out the best way to put his talents to use.

Jordan Young’s many books on entertainment history include Spike Jones, Off the Record: The Man Who Murdered Music, a comprehensive history and discography of Spike Jones that has been completely updated and reissued with a host of new material, including more than 260 never before published photographs, scripts, arrangements, memorabilia and more. Jordan Young will join us in our first hour.

By now, I imagine most of you are aware of the passing of entertainment icon Betty White. We are putting together a formal program-length tribute to Betty that will air later this month on TV Confidential.

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 93.7 FM (Ridgecrest/California City, CA)
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 6pm CT, 4pm PT on KLTF AM 960 (St. Cloud/Little Falls, MN)
Sat 6pm CT, 4pm PT on KZLS AM 1640 (Oklahoma City/Enid, OK)
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)
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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