James McEachin, Lee Goldberg, plus The Abbott and Costello Show: Next on TVC

We’ll welcome back television writer and New York Times bestselling author Lee Goldberg and actor, author, and comedian Nick Santa Maria, plus we’ll bring you an encore presentation of our Veterans Day 2014 conversation with actor James McEachin. All this on the next edition of TV CONFIDENTIAL, airing Nov. 11-14 at the following times and venues:

WBRT AM 1320 and FM 97.1
Bardstown, KY
Friday 11/11
9am ET 6am PT
Listen Live at WBRTCountry.com

Share-a-Vision Radio
San Francisco Bay Area
Friday 11/11
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

San Francisco, CA
Friday 11/11
10pm ET, 7pm PT
Saturday 11/12
11pm ET, 8pm PT
Sunday 11/13
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 11/12
6am ET, 3am PT
Wednesday 11/16
7pm ET, 4pm PT
Streaming at ThirdEyeRadioNetwork.com

WTCA 1050 AM and FM 106.1
South Bend/Plymouth, IN
Saturday 11/12
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 11/12
8am ET, 5am PT
Streaming at Facebook.com/1035wkxo

KZFX HD-3 93.7 FM
Ridgecrest/California City, CA
Saturday 11/12
Noon ET, 9am PT
Streaming at KZFXRadio.wixsite.com/kzfx

WHBL 1330 AM and 101.5 FM
Sheboygan/Milwaukee/Green Bay, WI
Saturday 11/12
2pm CT, Noon PT
Streaming at WHBL.com

KSCJ Talk Radio 1360 AM and 94.9 FM
Sioux City, IA
Saturday 11/12
4pm CT, 2pm PT
Sunday 11/13
6pm CT, 4pm PT
Streaming at KSCJ.com
or listen to us on the KSCJ TuneIn channel

America One Radio
Atlanta, GA
Saturday 11/12
7pm ET, 4pm PT
Streaming at AmericaOneRadio.com

Indiana Talks
Huntington, IN
Saturday 11/12
8pm ET, 5pm PT
Sunday 11/13
10am ET, 7am PT
Click on the player at IndianaTalks.com
or listen to us on the Indiana Talks TuneIn channel

104.3 Biz Talk Radio FM
Paducah, KY
Saturday 11/12
8pm CT, 6pm PT
Listen Live at 1043BizTalkRadio.com

KFMO AM 1240
Park Hills/Farmington/St. Louis, MO
Saturday 11/12
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 11/12
10pm ET, 7pm PT
Streaming at WONNewYork.net

Bull 99.1 FM and KIKO AM 1340
Apache Junction/Mesa/Phoenix, AZ
Saturday 11/12
8pm MT 7pm PT
Sunday 11/13
6pm MT 5pm PT
Streaming at TheRadioRanchAZ.com

WLAD AM 800 and FM 94.1
Danbury, CT
Sunday 11/13
5am ET, 2am PT
Also streaming at WLAD.com
or listen to us on the WLAD TuneIn channel

WSTP Radio
Fort Wayne, IN
Sunday 11/13
6am ET, 3am PT
Streaming at WSTPRadio.com

KSCO AM-1080 and FM-104.1
San Jose, Santa Cruz and Salinas, CA
Sunday 11/13
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 11/13
9am ET, 6am PT
Hear us online on the KOMY TuneIn channel

Stay Tuned America
Dodge Center, MN
Sunday 11/13
6pm CT, 3pm CT
Hear us online at StayTunedAmerica.net

CROC Radio
Kimberley, British Columbia, Canada
Sunday 11/13
7pm ET, 4pm PT
Streaming at CROCRadio.com
or listen to us on the CROC Radio TuneIn channel

St. Cloud/Little Falls, MN
Sunday 11/13
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 11/13
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 11/13
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 11/13
8pm MT and PT
Streaming at TheRadioRanchAZ.com

KHMB AM-1710
KHMV-LP 100.9 FM

Half Moon Bay, CA
Sunday 11/13
9pm PT (Mid ET Mon 11/14)
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 11/14
11am ET, 8am PT
Listen Live at Unitedas1Radio.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

This week’s program will include a return visit by Lee Goldberg, the New York Times bestselling novelist whose many credits as a television writer and producer include such shows as Diagnosis Murder, Monk, Psych, Hunter, Nero Wolfe, Sliders, and Spenser: For Hire. Lee is also the author / creator of the Eve Ronin novels, a page-turning series of murder mysteries, set in the otherwise sleepy community of Calabasas, California, that centers around the exploits of detective Eve Ronin, the youngest robbery homicide detective in the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. In the latest entry, Movieland, Eve’s investigation of an apparently minor crime quickly embroils her into a much bigger case—a series of unreported sniper attacks in Malibu Creek State Park, the historic state park in the San Fernando Valley—and the efforts of state officials to keep the matter quiet, even after one of the shootings results in murder.

Malibu State Creek Park has also served as the backdrop for many movies and TV shows. We’ll talk about that, and more, when Lee Goldberg joins us in our first hour.

Also in our first hour: Nick Santa Maria will join Greg Ehrbar for the second of two DVD/streaming reports that focus on Abbott and Costello. This week, we’ll talk about the recently restored Blu-ray release of The Abbott and Costello Show: Season One, the season that, among other things, featured Joe Besser as Stinky, the man-child who often got the best of Costello. We’ll also talk about how the rhythm of The Abbott and Costello Show, in many respects, inspired Jerry Seinfeld and Larry David many years later when they developed Seinfeld.

Nick Santa Maria is the co-author of The Annotated Abbott and Costello: A Complete Viewer’s Guide to the Comedy Team and Their 38 Films, a new book that becomes available in December from McFarland Books.

Our second hour will include an encore presentation of a conversation with actor James McEachin that originally aired during Veterans Day weekend in 2014.

Actor and author James McEachin. Photo courtesy the James McEachin Facebook page

Known for his many film and television roles, including Lt. Brock on The Perry Mason Mysteries and the starring role in the NBC private-eye series Tenafly, James McEachin is also an accomplished novelist (The Heroin Factor, Farewell to the Mockingbirds, Tell Me a Tale) and playwright (Beyond the Call, Above the Duty), not to mention a decorated U.S. Army veteran with seven medals of valor.

James McEachin with James Garner in “This Case is Closed,” a first-season episode of The Rockford Files

When we spoke to James in 2014, he was developing The Purple Heart, a screen project based on the true story of the discovery of a lost Purple Heart medal that belonged to Lt. Henry Schenk, James’ patrol leader in the Korean War — and the role James played in helping restore that medal to Schenk’s family. The film also discusses the history of the Purple Heart itself, plus issues such as survivors guilt, the right and wrongs of war, and post-traumatic stress disorder. We talked to James about The Purple Heart, plus we asked him about his work with the likes of Sidney Poitier, John Wayne and Raymond Burr.

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 7pm PT and Sun 6pm MT 5pm 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 7pm 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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