Here are the upcoming schedules for theatre-related shows on public and Manhattan-area cable television & radio. All times are EST:
(WNBC-TV, New York Channel 4. Saturdays, 7 PM. In L.A.: KNBC TV, Sundays, 6 PM.)
Hosted by Richard Ridge, with special correspondents Sidney Myer, Russell Bouthiller & Quinn Lemley. The executive producer is Bradshaw Smith, and the director is Edgar LaMance, Jr. Airs on Time Warner Cable, NYC Tuesdays, 1 AM, channel 67 & Connecticut Cablevision, Tuesdays, 7:30 PM, channel 27).
This long-running cable program features interviews with the actors, directors and creative personnel of current Broadway, off Broadway and cabaret shows, as well as extensive pre-production and production footage.
CBS THIS MORNING & SUNDAY MORNING
(Daily morning show, beginning at 7 AM, NY channel 2.)
Interview show, weeknights, WNET, Channel 13, 11 PM. Rebroadcasts: Mon-Fri 1:30-2:30 PM.
(Daily weekday talk & comedy show, hosted by Conan O'Brien. 12:30-1 AM (EST), NBC-TV, NY channel 4.
(Morning program on CBS-TV.)
GOOD DAY NEW YORK
(Daily program on Fox, channel 5, beginning 7 AM. Theater guests often appear)
GOOD MORNING AMERICA
(Daily program on WABC-TV, channel 7, 7-9 AM. Theatre guests sometimes appear)
A bi-weekly show, hosted by Eva Heinemann w/ Bill Bradford, Irene Shea, Mark Savitt, Bina Sharif. Airs Fridays, 7:30 PM, MCTV channel 57. Questions & Comments: (212) 974-0973, x.534.
Jan. 5: Interviews w/ Ann Hampton Callaway, William Ivey Long, Lynn Taylor-Corbett (Swing!) and cast of The Shadow Box. Reviews of An American Family, Cary & Gallo, Tiny Alice. A look at the Best of 2000.
JAMIE DEROY & FRIENDS
A weekly show devoted to New York's cabaret scene, airs Sundays 2:30 AM, Manhattan Cable TV channel 16, and Thursdays, 3 PM on MCTV channel 17. Also Queens Public TV, channel 57, Mondays 10:30 PM; Time Warner Cable, NJ, channel 12, Mondays 11:30 PM. DeRoy moves to bi weekly Tuesdays at 8 PM on Manhattan Neighborhood Network.
Jamie deRoy & Friends is directed by Barry Kleinbort and produced by Silver Fox Productions. For further information on the show, check out their website: http://members.aol.com/jamiederoy
LATE NITE WITH CONAN O'BRIEN
Airs weeknights, 12:30 AM (EST) on NBC-TV, NY channel 4.
LATE SHOW WITH DAVID LETTERMAN
Airs weeknights, 11:30 PM (EST) on CBS-TV, NY channel 2. Frequent theatre guests.
LIVE! WITH REGIS &...
Airs weekdays, WABC-TV (NY channel 7), 9-10 AM EST
MARCIA STEINER SHOW
Airs Sunday mornings, 1 AM (Time Warner channel 56 & RCN channel 108) and airs Saturdays, 10 PM & repeated Tuesdays, 2:30 PM (L.I. Cablevision channel 71).
Dec. 2: Repeat of interview with the late Gary Bonasarte (Rattlestick Productions).
NEW YORK NON-STOP
Airs Saturdays, 6:30 PM EST on WABC-TV, NY's channel 7.
NY-1 ON STAGE
(Aired on Cable TV's NY-1, Mondays, 9:30 PM & repeated at 12:30 AM. Hosted by Sharon Diezenhaus, w/correspondents David Sheward (Backstage, President of the Drama Desk) and Patrick Pacheco (Newsday).
(Daily weekday talk and variety show with many theatre guests, hosted by Rosie O'Donnell. 10-11 AM, ABC-TV, NYC's channel 7.)
60 MINUTES II
Weekly newsmagazine at 9 PM (EST) on CBS, NYC's channel 2)
Hosted by Michael Riedel (NY Post) and Susan Haskins (Theatre Wire), airs Thursdays at midnight (aka early Friday), WNET, Channel 13. "Best of" episodes air on WGBH-TV in Boston.
TODAY IN NEW YORK
(NBC morning program, Mon-Sat, Channel 4 in NYC)
TONIGHT SHOW WITH JAY LENO
(NBC weeknights, 11:30 PM)
TWO ON THE AISLE
Theatre review program hosted by Charles Gross and Jeff Goodman, airs every other Tuesday, 7:30 PM, MCTV channel 57. Also, Bergen County, NJ, Time Warner Cable, every Thursday, 10 PM, channel 99.
(Talk and entertainment show, airs weekdays, 11 AM (EST) ABC-TV (NY channel 7).
THE BROADWAY HOUR
Airs Saturdays, 7-8 PM, WQXR-FM, 96.3 in NY.
NPR program on WNYC-FM
Gay-oriented program airs Sundays, 6:30 PM, WBAI-FM 99.5 in NY.
STAGE AND SCREEN
Airs Sundays, 9-10 PM, WRHU-FM, 88.7 in NY. New releases & archival material, guests & ticket giveaways.
Hosts: Richard Edgcomb & Don Collester. Airs Tuesdays 7-10 PM, WDVR-FM 89.7. A mix of theater and cabaret music, with weekly guests, reviews & theatre news.
Host: Jane Kessler. Airs Thursdays, 9 AM-noon, WDVR-FM 89.7. Theatre reviews, news and commentary, plus cabaret music.
TIN PAN ALLEY
Host: Barb Zentner. Airs Sundays 3-6PM, WDVR-FM 89.7. Old time shows and personalities.
Host: Clifton Jackness. Airs Sundays 4-5 PM, WYBC-AM 1340 (Yale radio). Also online at www.broadcast.com/radio/college/wybcam.
Show Music On The Air
The "Show Music on the Air" website, administered by Stuart Brown, lists stations, days and times of musical theatre radio programs around the United States: Show Music On The Air
Henry Sachwald's Theatretrack: http://www.netspace.net.au/~hensach/
Show Stoppers: http://www.broadcast.com/radio/college/wybcam
-- By David Lefkowitz