Robert Hooks, plus Inside The Questor Tapes: Next on TVC

We’ll play Part 2 of our conversations with actor and entrepreneur Robert Hooks and author and screenwriter Marc Cushman this weekend on TV CONFIDENTIAL, airing May 10-12 at the following times and venues:

Share-a-Vision Radio
San Francisco Bay Area
Friday 5/10
7pm ET, 4pm PT
10pm ET, 7pm PT
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San Francisco, CA
Friday 5/12
10pm ET, 7pm PT
Saturday 5/11
11pm ET, 8pm PT
Sunday 5/12
11pm ET, 8pm PT
with replays Monday thru Friday 11am ET, 8am PT
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KDUN AM-1030
Reedsport, OR
Saturday 5/11
Noon ET, 9am PT
Streaming at

KSCJ Talk Radio 1360 AM and 94.9 FM
Sioux City, IA
Saturday 5/11
4pm CT, 2pm PT
Sunday 5/12
6pm CT, 4pm PT
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or listen to us on the KSCJ TuneIn channel

Indiana Talks
Huntington, IN
Saturday 5/11
8pm ET, 5pm PT
Sunday 5/12
10am ET, 7am PT
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or listen to us on the Indiana Talks TuneIn channel

WON 920 The Apple
Brooklyn, NY
Saturday 5/11
10pm ET, 7pm PT
Streaming at

KSCO AM-1080 and FM-104.1
San Jose, Santa Cruz and Salinas, CA
Sunday 5/12
9am ET, 6am PT
Also streaming at
or listen to us on the KSCO TuneIn channel

KOMY AM-1340
La Selva Beach and Watsonville, CA
Sunday 5/12
9am ET, 6am PT
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KOTA AM 1380 and FM 110.7
Rapid City, SD
Sunday 5/12
10am MT, 9am PT
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Hear us online on the KOTA TuneIn channel

CROC Radio
Kimberley, British Columbia, Canada
Sunday 5/12
1pm ET, 10am PT
Streaming at
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KHMB AM-1710
KHMV-LP 100.9 FM

Half Moon Bay, CA
Sunday 5/12
9pm PT (Mid ET Mon 5/13)
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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

Ed Robertson with Emmy Award winner Robert Hooks

Emmy Award-winning actor, producer, and “cultural architect” Robert Hooks will join us for Part 2 of a conversation that began last month about his career in stage, film, and television. Founder of three significant African-American theatre companies—the Group Theatre Workshop in New York; the DC Black Repertory Company in his hometown of Washington, D.C.; and the internationally recognized Negro Ensemble Company in New York—Robert became the first African-American actor to star in a network TV drama when he was cast as police detective Jeff Ward on N.Y.P.D. (ABC, 1967-1969), the first TV cop show with the official imprimatur of the New York Police Department, and the first network series to portray an African-American police officer as one of its regular characters.

This week, we’ll ask Robert about some of his other notable film and TV roles, including Admiral Morrow, the commander of Starfleet, in Star Trek III: The Search for Spock, and private eye “Mr. T” in the classic 1972 blaxploitation movie Trouble Man. Robert Hooks will join us in our second hour; Chuck Harter, who arranged for Robert’s appearance, will be our special co-host.

This week’s show will also include Part 2 of our conversation with award-winning writer, director, and Star Trek historian Mark Cushman. Marc’s latest book, These Are the Voyages: Gene Roddenberry and Star Trek in the 1970s, is the first of a two-volume biography that chronicles the career of the Great Bird of the Galaxy between the cancellation of the original Star Trek in 1969 and the release of Star Trek: The Motion Picture in 1979. Among other topics this week, Marc will take us behind the scenes of The Questor Tapes, the critically acclaimed series pilot that many consider to be Roddenberry’s best work (other than Star Trek). Marc Cushman will join us in our first hour.

Volume I of These Are the Voyages, Marc Cushman’s critically acclaimed three-volume history of the original Star Trek, is now available as an audiobook.

Plus: We’ll bring you special coverage from the floor of The Hollywood Museum, including our interviews with some of the special guests who attended the opening night festivities of the new Remembering Lucy exhibit.

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 Noon ET, 9am PT on KDUN AM-1030 (Reedsport, OR)
Sat 4pm CT, 2pm PT and Sun 6pm CT, 4pm PT KSCJ Talk Radio 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 WON 920 The Apple (Brooklyn, NY)
Sun 9am ET, 6am PT on KSCO-AM 1080 (San Jose, Santa Cruz and Salinas, CA)
Sun 9am ET, 6am PT on KOMY-AM 1340 (La Selva Beach and Watsonville, CA)
Sun 10am MT, 9am PT on KOTA AM 1380 and FM 110.7 (Rapid City, SD)
Sun 1pm ET, 10am PT on CROC Radio (British Columbia, Canada)
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 PWRNetwork

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