Please join us this weekend on TV CONFIDENTIAL for an encore presentation of our conversations with actress, author, and philanthropist Joyce Bulifant (Match Game, Love Thy Neighbor, Airplane!, My Four Hollywood Husbands), actor Ernest Harden Jr. (The Jeffersons, White Mama, White Men Can’t Jump), writer/producer Jay Moriarty (Honky in the House: Writing and Producing The Jeffersons), and author Kelly Conway (My Dad’s Funnier Than Your Dad: Growing Up with Tim Conway in The Funniest House in America). Airing Oct. 28-31 at the following times and venues:
San Francisco, CA
10pm ET, 7pm PT
11pm ET, 8pm PT
11pm ET, 8pm PT
with replays Monday thru Friday 11am ET, 8am PT
Click on the Talk Slot button at RadioSlot.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 an encore presentation of our March 2022 conversation with Joyce Bulifant, the actress that most of you know from her many appearances on such popular game shows as Password and the CBS Match Game, as well as her roles in such films and TV series as Airplane!, Disney’s The Happiest Millionaire, Love Thy Neighbor, Perry Mason, and The Mary Tyler Moore Show. While everyone knows Joyce for her buoyant personality and effervescent smile, that public face was not always easy to maintain in the face of her real-life struggle with dyslexia and feelings of self worth, and a series of tumultuous marriages characterized by alcoholism, co-dependency, addictive behavior, and domestic abuse.
A story of eternal love that is woven through the fabric of the entertainment world, Joyce’s book, My Four Hollywood Husbands, is a memoir of her life and career, interwoven through the story of her marriages to James MacArthur, Edward Mallory, William Asher and Roger Perry. A beacon of hope for anyone who finds themselves caught in the web of addiction, the book also reminds us that, as Joyce herself puts it, “If you’re not afraid to learn and to keep trying, there can be a happy ending.”
We’ll talk to Joyce about her book, plus she will share a few memories of her fellow Mary Tyler Moore Show cast mates Betty White, Gavin MacLeod, and Ed Asner. Joyce Bulifant joins us in our second hour.
Our first hour will include a replay of our March 2022 conversation with actor Ernest Harden Jr. (The Jeffersons, White Men Can’t Jump, Velvet Jesus) and Jay Moriarty, longtime writer/producer of The Jeffersons and other Norman Lear shows, and the author of Honky in the House: Writing and Producing The Jeffersons.
Ernest and Jay will share some more behind-the-scenes stories from The Jeffersons, plus we’ll ask Ernest about starring opposite Bette Davis in the CBS World Premiere movie White Mama, one of the last films that Davis ever made.
Plus: We’ll play Part 2 of our conversation with Kelly Conway, the eldest child—and only daughter—of comedy star Tim Conway, and an accomplished costume designer and wardrobe stylist in the motion picture industry.
Kelly’s memoir, My Dad’s Funnier Than Your Dad, shows us the quiet side of Tim Conway, including his dedication as a father, the incredible resourcefulness that he displayed throughout his life and career, and the many indelible life lessons that he dispensed to Kelly and her five brothers (even in such unlikely places as the Santa Anita race track). Kelly Conway will join us in our first hour.
My Dad’s Funnier Than Your Dad: Growing Up with Tim Conway in The Funniest House in America is available in hardcover and as an eBook through Lyons Press and Amazon.com and as an audiobook through Audible.
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
Did you miss last week’s show?
Download the podcast by hitting SHARE and listen to it on demand:
Join our mailing list and receive our weekly newsletter with news on upcoming guests and other things you’ll want to know. Best of all, it’s free!
Purchase mugs, caps, wall clocks and other gifts with the TV Confidential logo from the official TV Confidential merchandise shop.
Become a TV Confidential Confidant and receive unlimited access to the last five years of TV Confidential and other Members Only privileges (including the opportunity to participate in select guest interviews), plus bonus gifts, and more. Joining is easy. To find out how, go to TelevisionConfidential.com and click Become a Confidant.