Actor, entrepreneur, and animal care and nutrition advocate Burt Ward (Batman), actor and voice artist Petri Hawkins-Byrd (Judge Judy), and producer Makita Bond-Byrd (Bonding with Byrd) will join us this weekend on TV CONFIDENTIAL, airing Dec. 2-5 at the following times and venues:
WBRT 97.1 FM and 1320 AM (Bardstown, KY) Fri 9am ET 6am PT
KSAV: Share-a-Vision Radio (San Francisco Bay Area) Fri 7pm ET and PT
RadioSlot (San Francisco, CA) Fri 10pm ET 7pm PT and Sat/Sun 11pm ET, 8pm PT
Third Eye Radio (Bainbridge, GA) Sat 5am ET 2am PT and Wed 7pm ET 4pm PT
WTCA AM 1050 and FM 106.1 (South Bend/Plymouth, IN) Sat 6am ET, 3am PT
WKXO AM 1500 and FM 103.5 (Lexington-Fayette/Richmond/Berea, KY) Sat 8am ET, 5am PT
KZFX HD-3 93.7 FM (Ridgecrest/California City, CA) Sat Noon ET 9am PT
WHBL AM 1330 and FM 101.5 (Sheboygan/Milwaukee/Green Bay, WI) Sat 2pm CT Noon PT
KSCJ AM 1360 and FM 94.9 (Sioux City, IA) Sat 4pm CT, 2pm PT and Sun 6pm CT, 4pm PT
America One Radio (Atlanta, GA) Sat 7pm ET, 4pm PT
Indiana Talks (Huntington, IN) Sat 8pm ET, 5pm PT and Sun 10am ET, 7am PT
Biz Talk Radio AM/FM (Paducah, KY) Sat 8pm CT, 6pm PT
KFMO AM 1240 (Park Hills/Farmington/St. Louis, MO) Sat 9pm CT, 7pm PT
920 WON The Apple (Brooklyn, NY) Sat 10pm ET, 7pm PT
Bull 99.1 FM and KIKO AM 1340 (Apache Junction/Mesa/Phoenix, AZ) Sat 8pm MT, Sun 6pm MT
WLAD AM 800 and FM 94.1 (Danbury, CT) Sun 5am ET, 2am PT
STP Radio (Fort Wayne, IN) Sun 6am ET, 3am PT
KSCO AM 1080 and FM 104.1 (San Jose/Santa Cruz/Salinas, CA) Sun 9am ET, 6am PT
KOMY AM 1340 (La Selva Beach/Watsonville, CA) Sun 9am ET, 6am PT
Stay Tuned America (Dodge Center, MN) Sun 5pm CT, 3pm PT
CROC Radio (Kimberley, BC, Canada) Sun 7pm ET, 4pm PT
KLTF AM 960 (St. Cloud/Little Falls, MN) Sun 8pm CT, 6pm PT
KPLT AM 1490 and FM 96.3 (Paris, TX) Sun 8pm CT, 6pm PT
WDIG AM 1450 (Dothan, AL) Sun 10pm ET, 7pm PT
Rattler 97.3 FM and KBSZ AM 1260 (Apache Junction/Mesa/Phoenix, AZ) Sun 8pm MT
KHMB AM 1710 / KHMV-LP 100.9 FM (Half Moon Bay, CA) Sun 9pm PT, Mon Mid ET
United as 1 Radio (Bakersfield, CA) Mon 11am ET, 8am PT
Our second hour will include an encore presentation of our February 2022 conversation with Burt Ward.
Three generations of TV audiences know Burt as Robin the Boy Wonder on the classic TV series Batman (ABC, 1966-1968). Two generations of dog lovers, however, know Burt as an advocate for the care and nutrition of dogs—which Burt, along with his wife Tracy, have done since 1994, first through their nonprofit animal rescue organization, Gentle Giants Rescue, and, more recently, through their line of all natural Gentle Giants Pet Products for dogs (and, now, cats). Dogs who eat Gentle Giants Dog Food, and who follow the special Gentle Giants feeding and care program, are as living as long as twenty-seven healthy, active years (with wonderful quality of life), while cats who eat Gentle Giants Cat Food are enjoying up to thirty-two years of healthy, active, quality life.
Interestingly enough, Burt and Tracy did not intend to go into the pet products business. We’ll ask Burt how they came to market their pet food, plus we’ll talk about his background as an entrepreneur; how he sparred with legendary martial arts artist Bruce Lee, before and after Batman; and some of the other exciting projects that he has in the works. Burt Ward will join us in our second hour.
Gentle Giants pet products are available in more than 1,100 Target stories throughout the U.S., as well as more than 2,400 Walmart stores throughout the U.S. and more than 400 Walmart stores in Canada. Gentle Giants Rescue is a nonprofit organization; all sales of Gentle Giants products go directly to the Gentle Giants Rescue. Burt and Tracy take no salary, nor do they make any money, from the sales of the dog food or cat food, or from the rescue. For more information, go to GentleGiantsDogFood.com, GentleGiantsCatFood.com, or GentleGiantsPetProducts.com.
Also this week: We’ll replay our February 2022 conversation with actor and voice artist Petri Hawkins-Byrd and his wife, Emmy-nominated producer Makita Bond-Byrd.
If you follow entertainment news, you know that, after twenty-five years of being Judge Judy’s bailiff on the Judge Judy show, Petri Hawkins-Byrd has been focusing on the many other doors that have opened up to him over the past few years—including a recent guest appearance as a reverend on The Bold and The Beautiful and some voice work on Disney+’s The Proud Family. Those opportunities also include Bonding with Byrd, a fun web series that Byrd hosts and produces along with Makita, and which provides their friends, fans, and followers with a peek inside their lives.
We’ll ask Byrd and Makita about Bonding with Bond, plus some of the other projects they have in development. We’ll also talk about Makita’s recent bout with cancer, her successful surgery to have it removed, and how she has overcome many other adversities with positivity. Petri Hawkins-Byrd and Makita Bond-Byrd will join us in our first hour.
New episodes of Bonding with Byrd drop every Tuesday at 9pm ET, 6pm PT on YouTube.
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)
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