The Man Behind The Equalizer: Next on TVC

Emmy-nominated writer/producer Michael Sloan (The Equalizer, Columbo, Harry O) will join us, plus we’ll play Part 2 of our conversation with screenwriter, novelist, and raconteur Marvin J. Wolf (They Were Soldiers), on the next edition of TV CONFIDENTIAL, airing June 5-7 at the following times and venues:

WBRT AM 1320 and FM 97.1
Bardstown, KY
Friday 6/5
9am ET 6am PT
Listen Live at WBRTCountry.com

Share-a-Vision Radio
San Francisco Bay Area
Friday 6/5
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 6/5
10pm ET, 7pm PT
Saturday 6/6
11pm ET, 8pm PT
Sunday 6/7
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 6/6
9am ET, 6am PT
Streaming at Facebook.com/1035wkxo

KDUN AM 1030
Eugene/Springfield/Reedsport, OR
Saturday 6/6
Noon ET, 9am PT
Streaming at kdunradio.wixsite.com/kdun

WTCA 1050 AM and FM 106.1
South Bend/Plymouth, IN
Saturday 6/6
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 6/6
4pm CT, 2pm PT
Sunday 6/7
6pm CT, 4pm PT
Streaming at KSCJ.com
or listen to us on the KSCJ TuneIn channel

Indiana Talks
Huntington, IN
Saturday 6/6
8pm ET, 5pm PT
Sunday 6/7
10am ET, 7am PT
Click on the player at IndianaTalks.com
or listen to us on the Indiana Talks TuneIn channel

WON 920 The Apple
Brooklyn, NY
Saturday 6/6
10pm ET, 7pm PT
Streaming at WONNewYork.net

WLAD AM 800 and FM 94.1
Danbury, CT
Sunday 6/7
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 6/7
9am ET, 6am PT
Hear us online on the KOMY TuneIn channel

CROC Radio
Kimberley, British Columbia, Canada
Sunday 6/7
1pm ET, 10am PT
Streaming at CROCRadio.com
or listen to us on the CROC Radio TuneIn channel

KLTF 960 AM
St. Cloud/Little Falls, MN
Sunday 6/7
6pm CT, 4pm PT
Streaming at FallsRadio.com
or listen to us on the KLTF TuneIn channel

KPLT 1490 AM and 96.3 FM
Paris, TX
Sunday 6/7
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 6/7
10pm ET, 7pm PT
Streaming at WDIGRadio.com
or listen to us on the WDIG TuneIn channel

KOTA AM 1380 and FM 110.7
Rapid City, SD
Sunday 6/7
9pm MT, 8pm PT
Also streaming at KOTARadio.com
Hear us online on the KOTA TuneIn channel

KHMB AM-1710
KHMV-LP 100.9 FM

Half Moon Bay, CA
Sunday 6/7
9pm PT (Mid ET Mon 6/8)
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

The creator of The Equalizer (CBS, 1985-1989), Michael Sloan wrote and/or produced many of the most popular, successful, and iconic hour-long crime drama and adventure series of the ’70s, ’80s, and ’90s, including Columbo (“Now You See Him,” arguably one of the best episodes of that series), McCloud, Harry O, Kung Fu: The Legend Continues, and the original Battlestar Galactica, as well as the revival of Alfred Hitchcock Presents and the reunion movies for The Man From U.N.C.L.E., The Six Million Dollar Man, and The Bionic Woman. As for The Equalizer, Michael not only created and produced the original TV series starring Edward Woodward, but produced the two box-office smash feature motion pictures The Equalizer and The Equalizer II starring Denzel Washington and published a series of best-selling original Equalizer novels (the latest of which is scheduled for release later in 2020).

Ironically, though Michael continues to leave his mark as a writer, he originally chose a different path. He began his career as an actor and film producer in England before a series of remarkable events opened the door to a career in television writing in the U.S. We’ll talk about that, and more, when Michael Sloan joins us in our second hour.

Michael Sloan’s memoir, “One More Thing, Sir…” The Musings of a Television Writer/Producer, is a charming, personable tale that is filled with great stories about his work alongside Glen Larson, Fred Silverman, David Janssen, Anthony Zerbe, David Carradine, Clint Walker, Richard Anderson, John Frankenheimer, Raymond Burr, Patrick McGoohan, Patrick Macnee, Denzel Washington and other movie and TV legends.

This week’s program will also include Part 2 of a conversation that began last week with author, screenwriter, raconteur, and novelist Marvin J. Wolf. Marv’s latest book, They Were Soldiers: The Sacrifices and Contributions of Our Vietnam Veterans (a collaboration with New York Times bestselling author Joseph L. Galloway), profiles fifty men and women from various walks of life who all served in Vietnam in one capacity or another. Among the veterans profiled in the book are former U.S. Senator Chuck Hagel, former U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell, and Oscar-winning filmmaker Oliver Stone.

They Were Soldiers also shows that the Vietnam generation is as worthy of respect and admiration as any generation of soldiers that preceded them—particularly given the animosity that many Vietnam veterans faced when they came home from the war. Marv will share stories that illustrate both extremes of the “coming home” spectrum (one of which involves novelist Norman Mailer) when he 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 KDUN-AM 1030 (Reedsport/Eugene/Springfield, OR)
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)
Sun 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 MT, 8pm PT on KOTA AM 1380 and FM 110.7 (Rapid City, SD)
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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