Jorge Montalvo—In Memoriam—(1961-2017)

We sadly note the passing of our friend, colleague, and Ken Boxer Live director, Jorge Montalvo. He will surely be missed.

Jorge Luis Montalvo, Jr, age 56, passed away suddenly of heart failure on February 25, 2017. Born in Brooklyn, NY, and graduated from Aviation Career & Technical Education High School in Queens, NY, Jorge moved to CA soon after high school to begin his aviation mechanics career at Lockheed.

A true Renaissance man, Jorge found great pleasure playing bass with local musicians, creating innovative video productions, building medical training programs, and producing local TV broadcasts with TVSB. He was so proud of his Ken Boxer Live team and the Community Media Producer W.A.V.E award it received, much because of his efforts directing the show. An excellent videographer, Jorge brought his eye for the romantic to many a wedding, never missing a poignant detail. And as a teacher, Jorge contributed his expertise to train the next generation of media videographers through his latest love, teaching kids at Crane School. Jorge always brought perfection and enthusiasm to his projects.

Although Jorge’s untimely passing leaves family and friends with an ache that only time will heal, we take comfort knowing that his brilliant smile, infectious laugh, and joie de vivre will live on in all our hearts. We are all so very blessed to have known this man, a man who considered friendship one of his highest values.

Jorge is survived by his large and loving family and countless friends. We miss you, Jorge, and may you truly rest in peace.


Celebration of Life service Friday, 3/10/17, 4-6 pm at Crane School, 1795 San Leandro Ln, Santa Barbara, CA 93108. (Traffic can be heavy at this time. Please plan accordingly.)

RSVP: Martine White, 310-498-8386 or Stephanie,  jorgemontalvo.celebration@gmail.com

If possible, please have a Jorge story for the video montage and photos (copies) to donate to his family’s photo montage and bring a favorite sweet and/or beverages to share. Jorge never said no to anything sweet!

Jamaal Wilkes—Four-Time NBA Champion, Hall of Fame Inductee—Guest 12/05/2016

Jamaal Wilkes
Jamaal Wilkes

Jamaal Wilkes is an American retired basketball player who played the small forward position and won four NBA championships with the Golden State Warriors and Los Angeles Lakers. He was a three-time NBA All-Star and the 1975 NBA Rookie of the Year.

In college, Wilkes was a key player on two NCAA championship teams under coach John Wooden for the UCLA Bruins. He was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, and his jersey, No. 52, was retired by both the Lakers and the Bruins.

Jamaal Wilkes
In Action

We are delighted to have Jamaal Wilkes as our guest on December 8th, 2016.

For more information about Jamaal Wilkes and his career, please visit his website.

We have limited seating available for audience members. If you would like complimentary tickets to our in-studio broadcast at the TVSB studios in Santa Barbara, please click here. This show tapes on Monday, December 5th. Audience members generally arrive by 6:30 pm and take their seats at 6:45 pm.

(This episode first airs Thursday, 12/08/2016, 10:00 PM, on TVSB-17, and is replayed numerous times throughout the following 14 days. You will find a complete schedule of times here. Additionally, a YouTube link to this episode, available about 24 hours before original airtime, will display immediately below.)

Gregory Harrison—Actor, Played Dr. “Gonzo” Gates on “Trapper John”—Guest 11/24/2016

Gregory Harrison
Gregory Harrison

“I’m not a doctor, but I play one on television.” Actually, Gregory Harrison, who played Dr. George “Gonzo” Gates on the television series Trapper John, M.D., was a medic in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War, so perhaps that statement doesn’t apply to him.

After seven seasons starring as “Gonzo” in Trapper John, Harrison’s next major role was in the movie For Ladies Only where he played a stripper, John Phillips, making him forever more a favorite with women and gay men.

Gregory Harrison
1992 Commerical

Ken Boxer Live is privileged to have Harrison as our guest on November 24th, 2016.

For more information about Gregory Harrison and his career, please visit his website.

We have limited seating available for audience members. If you would like complimentary tickets to our in-studio broadcast at the TVSB studios in Santa Barbara, please click here. This show tapes on Monday, November 21st. Audience members generally arrive by 6:30 pm and take their seats at 6:45 pm.

(This episode first airs Thursday, 11/24/2016, 10:00 PM, on TVSB-17, and is replayed numerous times throughout the following 14 days. You will find a complete schedule of times here. Additionally, a YouTube link to this episode, available about 24 hours before original airtime, will display immediately below.)

Keith Coogan—Actor, Grandson of Jackie Coogan—Guest 11/10/2016

Keith Coogan
Keith Coogan

We at Ken Boxer Live welcome our next guest, the entertaining and humorous actor Keith Coogan.

Coogan, grandson of actor Jackie Coogan who played Uncle Fester on the 1960’s television series The Addams Family, began acting at age five, appearing in many television series, such as LIttle House on the Praire, The Waltons, The Love Boat, Mork & Mindy, and CHiPS.

Additionally, Coogan has appeared in films, such as Toy Soldiers, Book of Love, and Married to the Kellys.

Keith Coogan Tribute

We welcome Coogan to our set and look forward to an exciting and entertaining interview.

For more information about Keith Coogan, you may visit his website.

We have limited seating available for audience members. If you would like complimentary tickets to our in-studio broadcast at the TVSB studios in Santa Barbara, please click here. This show tapes on Monday, November 7th. Audience members generally arrive by 6:30 pm and take their seats at 6:45 pm.

(This episode first airs Thursday, 11/10/2016, 10:00 PM, on TVSB-17, and is replayed numerous times throughout the following 14 days. You will find a complete schedule of times here. Additionally, a YouTube link to this episode, available about 24 hours before original airtime, will display immediately below.)

Don Most—Actor, Played Ralph Malph on “Happy Days”—Guest 10/27/2016

Don Most
Don Most

It’s not often that a young college business major in search of a summer acting job lands himself a choice role in a television series that defines an era. But, indeed, that is precisely Don Most’s story, landing the role of Ralph Malph, friend of Richie Cunningham’s (Ron Howard) on the popular 1970’s television series Happy Days. Ken and the entire Ken Boxer Live production team offer a warm welcome to Don Most, our next guest.

After Happy Days, Most made regular appearances on television shows such as Emergency!, CHiPs, Baywatch, The Love Boat, and Star Trek: Voyager.

Don Most
on “Happy Days”

Most also has worked as a voice actor on cartoon series such a The Fonz and the Happy Days Gang, Dungeons & Dragons, and Teen Wolf.

For more information about Don Most, please visit his website.

We have limited seating available for audience members. If you would like complimentary tickets to our in-studio broadcast at the TVSB studios in Santa Barbara, please click here. This show tapes on Monday, October 24th. Audience members generally arrive by 6:30 pm and take their seats at 6:45 pm.

(This episode first airs Thursday, 10/27/2016, 10:00 PM, on TVSB-17, and is replayed numerous times throughout the following 14 days. You will find a complete schedule of times here. Additionally, a YouTube link to this episode, available about 24 hours before original airtime, will display immediately below.)

Alonzo Bodden—Comedian, Actor, and “Last Comic Standing” Grand Prize Winner—Guest 09/29/2016

Alonzo Bodden
Alonzo Bodden

Just about everybody loves comedy. Who doesn’t want to be moved to laughter? When you’re having a great day, comedy makes the day even greater. When you’re having a bad day, it lifts you to where you begin to have a good day. Either way, we all love comedy and appreciate good comedy. Our next Ken Boxer Live guest is a master of comedy—and good comedy at that—Alonzo Bodden.

Bodden, born in Queens, NY, is an American comedian and actor who has risen to fame, at least partially, by his incredible grand prize winning performance during the third season of the reality television series Last Comic Standing. He also looks very much like a comic, whatever that means. If you like the comedy of the late great Patrice O’Neal, you will surely like the comedy of Alonzo Bodden.

Alonzo Bodden

His DVD, Tall, Dark and Funny, is quite clever—well-worth the listen. You can learn more about Alonzo Bodden at his website.

Please join Ken and Tai during their interview with this huge talent for what will surely be a very entertaining (and funny) 30 minutes.

We have limited seating available for audience members. If you would like complimentary tickets to our in-studio broadcast at the TVSB studios in Santa Barbara, please click here. This show tapes on Monday, September 26th. Audience members generally arrive by 6:30 pm and take their seats at 6:45 pm.

(This episode first airs Thursday, 09/29/2016, 10:00 PM, on TVSB-17, and is replayed numerous times throughout the following 14 days. You will find a complete schedule of times here. Additionally, a YouTube link to this episode, available about 24 hours before original airtime, will display immediately below.)

Dee Wallace—the Mother from E.T.—Guest 07/14/2016

Dee Wallace
Dee Wallace

Dee Wallace, a former ballet soloist, first became known in both TV and cinema during the mid 1970s. Through her well-received appearances in several horror and science fiction films, Wallace quickly gained a loyal fan following. As we all remember her role as the mom from the 1982 mega hit, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial.

In addition to her well-known, extensive list of sci-fi and horror movies, she has appeared often outside this genre, with varied roles within over 90 films.

Ken and Tai welcome Dee Wallace as the next Ken Boxer Live guest.

Dee Wallace
from movie “Cujo”

We have limited seating available for audience members. If you would like complimentary tickets to our in-studio broadcast at the TVSB studios in Santa Barbara, please click here. This show tapes on Monday, July 11th. Audience members generally arrive by 6:30 pm and take their seats at 6:45 pm.

(This episode first airs Thursday, 07/14/2016, 10:00 PM, on TVSB-17, and is replayed numerous times throughout the following 14 days. You will find a complete schedule of times here. Additionally, a YouTube link to this episode, available about 24 hours before original airtime, will display immediately below.)