Kirk Bovill, plus More of Merv: Next on TVC

Film and television actor Kirk Bovill and television historian Steve Randisi will join us this weekend for a brand new edition of TV CONFIDENTIAL, airing Jan. 4-6 at the following times and venues:

Share-a-Vision Radio
San Francisco Bay Area
Friday 1/4
7pm ET, 4pm PT
10pm ET, 7pm PT
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San Francisco, CA
Friday 1/4
10pm ET, 7pm PT
Saturday 1/5
11pm ET, 8pm PT
Sunday 1/6
11pm ET, 8pm PT
with replays Monday thru Friday 11am ET, 8am PT
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Indiana Talks
Marion, IN
Saturday 1/5
8pm ET, 5pm PT
Sunday 1/6
10am ET, 7am PT
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WON 920 The Apple
Brooklyn, NY
Saturday 1/5
10pm ET, 7pm PT
Streaming at

KSCO AM-1080 and FM-104.1
San Jose, Santa Cruz and Salinas, CA
KOMY AM-1340
La Selva Beach and Watsonville, CA
Sunday 1/6
9am ET, 6am PT
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or listen to us on the KSCO TuneIn channel

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

KSCJ Talk Radio 1360 AM and 94.9 FM
Sioux City, IA
Sunday 1/6
6pm CT, 4pm PT
Streaming at
or listen to us on the KSCJ TuneIn channel

KHMB AM-1710
KHMV-LP 100.9 FM

Half Moon Bay, CA
Sunday 1/6
9pm PT
Monday 1/7
Midnight ET
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Ann Arbor, MI ~ Boston, MA ~ Chicago, IL ~ Melrose, FL ~ Los Angeles, CA
Various times throughout the week on
and the PWR channel on TuneIn

Many people, for many reasons, change careers when they’re in their forties. Few people, however, decide to pursue acting in their forties—and even fewer have succeeded in that endeavor to the extent Kirk Bovill has. After a successful career marketing fiberoptics in Silicon Valley, Kirk moved to Los Angeles about twelve years ago and quickly found a niche as a character actor, both in movies and television, including such films as 20th Century Women, Contraband, Texas Killing Fields, Get On Up and Free State of Jones, plus episodes of such top network, cable and streaming shows as NCIS; New Orleans, Young Sheldon, Bosch, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Training Day, American Crime Story, Grey’s Anatomy, Southland, Chance, The Mick and Hawaii Five-0.

Kirk Bovill currently appears as Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, opposite Christian Bale as Dick Cheney and Steve Carell as Donald Rumsfeld, in writer/director Adam McKay’s Golden Globe Award-nominated satirical biopic, Vice. We’ll ask Kirk how he approached playing Kissinger, plus we’ll talk about the role that Robin Williams, Kevin Hart, Dick Van Dyke and Kirk’s own house all played in Kirk’s transition to an acting career. Kirk Bovill will join us in our second hour. Vice is playing in theaters everywhere.

Also this week: We will play Part 2 of our conversation with Phil Gries and Steve Randisi about the legacy of Merv Griffin. Steve’s latest book, The Merv Griffin Show: The Inside Story, is a complete history of The Merv Griffin Show on television, from its premiere on NBC in 1962 (and how that stemmed from Merv’s appearances as guest host of The Jack Paar Tonight Show) to its long run in first-run syndication, first on Westinghouse, then via Metromedia. Among other topics this week, we’ll discuss how Griffin’s success in syndication prompted CBS to bring The Merv Griffin Show to late night in 1969, where it competed against Johnny Carson and Joey Bishop for the first three-way late night competition in network TV history—and how circumstances beyond Merv’s control handicapped the show throughout its entire three-year tenure on CBS. Steve Randisi will join us in our first hour.

Plus: Meggie Jones will join us in our second hour to talk about Nutrient Touch, a Vegan product that keeps horses, dogs, and cats of all ages healthy and strong. Meggie is also co-founder of Nutrient BodySculpt, a product that people can use to tighten and tone their body, refresh nutrients, and hydrate the skin. The only sculpting product on the market today that contains micronutrients and minerals that the skin can absorb over time, Nutrient BodySculpt has many celebrities among its loyal users, including Loretta Swit, Ben Vereen, Dawn Wells and Lindsay Wagner.

TV CONFIDENTIAL: A radio talk show about television
Fri 7pm ET and PT on Share-a-Vision Radio, and CX Radio Brazil
Fri 10pm ET, 7pm PT, Sat/Sun 11pm ET, 8pm PT on RadioSlot (San Francisco, CA)
Sat 8pm ET, 5pm PT and Sun 10am ET, 7am PT on Indiana Talks (Marion, IN)
Sat 10pm ET, 7pm PT on WON 920 The Apple (Brooklyn, NY)
Sun 9am ET, 6am PT KSCO-AM 1080 (San Jose, Santa Cruz and Salinas, CA)
Sun 9am ET, 6am PT KOMY-AM 1340 (La Selva Beach and Watsonville, CA)
Sun 1pm ET, 10am PT CROC Radio (British Columbia, Canada)
Sun 6pm CT, 4pm PT KSCJ Talk Radio 1360 AM and 94.9 FM (Sioux City, IA)
Sun 9pm PT, Mon Mid ET on KHMB-AM and FM (Half Moon Bay, CA)
Replays various times throughout the week on the Entertainment Channel at PWRNetwork
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