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Billy Vera—Singer, Songwriter, 1987 #1 hit “At This Moment”—Guest 09/25/2017

Billy Vera
Billy Vera

Our next Ken Boxer Live guest is 1980’s legend Billy Vera.

Vera, an American singer, songwriter, actor, author and music historian, has been active in the music business since the 1960’s, his most successful and well-known record being “At This Moment”, a 1987 number 1 hit.

He continues to perform with his group, Billy Vera & The Beaters, and won a Grammy Award in 2013.

For complimentary tickets to this live event, please click this link.

For more information about Billy Vera, please visit his website.

Billy Vera
“At This Moment” (1987)

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 25th. Audience members generally arrive by 6:30 pm and take their seats at 6:45 pm.

(This episode first airs Thursday, 09/28/2017, 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.)

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Kaila Methven—”Haute Couture” Lingerie Designer—Guest 08/28/2017

Kaila Methven
Kaila Methven

Our next Ken Boxer Live guest is Kaila Methven, considered one of the foremost Haute Couture lingerie designers in the country. Her one-of-a-kind designs are worn by the most celebrated, glamorous Hollywood stars.

For complimentary tickets to this live event, please click this link.

Kaila will showcase for us her latest collections and shine a light on her creative genius, such as how her exotic designs command hundreds of thousands of dollars.

For more information about Kaila, please visit her website.

Kaila Methven
Fashion Video

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, August 28th. Audience members generally arrive by 6:30 pm and take their seats at 6:45 pm.

(This episode first airs Thursday, 08/31/2017, 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.)

Henry Hall—Singer and Songwriter—Guest 08/07/2017

Henry Hall
Henry Hall

Henry Hall, an upcoming singer and songwriter, will join Ken Boxer Live on August 7th. Please tune in for a rip-roaring interview along with an electrifying in-studio live performance of two of his songs.

For complimentary tickets to this live event, please click this link.

Henry Hall is the son of Seinfeld‘s Julia Louis-Dreyfus and actor Brad Hall.

A recent Rolling Stone article about Hall will quickly get you up-to-speed for those still new to his unique talents. Rolling Stone Henry Hall article.

Henry Hall
“Fake Words”

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, August 7th. Audience members generally arrive by 6:30 pm and take their seats at 6:45 pm.

(This episode first airs Thursday, 08/10/2017, 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.)

Kathleen Wilhoite—Actress, Singer/Songwriter—Guest 07/10/2017

Kathleen Wilhoite
Kathleen Wilhoite

Kathleen Wilhoite, a universally acclaimed actress and songwriter and Santa Barbara native, is our next Ken Boxer Live guest.  Please join Ken and Cate for an interview with this great talent. For complimentary tickets to this live event, please click this link.

Quoting from her IMDb page:

Born in 1964, Kathleen Wilhoite grew up in Santa Barbara, California, and began singing in her church choir from the first grade. Two years later, she was performing on stage, as part of a back-up choir, with The Carpenters, at the Santa Barbara County Bowl. All the while, she studied piano and songwriting and appeared in her high school’s theater productions, such as “The House of Blue Leaves”. Kathleen wrote and sang as one of the “Boogie Woogie Bugle Girls”, a harmony group inspired by The Andrews Sisters. She also became the youngest member of the Santa Barbara Songwriters Guild (age 16).

After high school, Kathleen elected to pursue an acting career, as opposed to music, and enrolled at the USC Drama School. Just a couple of months later, she landed her first movie role in Private School (1983). Throughout the 1980s, she appeared in a number of film and TV projects as both leads and second leads where her brash sexuality and unconventional style was eagerly put on display.

Kathleen Wilhoite
“Murphy’s Law”

She appeared noticeably opposite Charles Bronson in Murphy’s Law (1986), Jane Fonda in The Morning After (1986), Robert De Niro in Angel Heart (1987), Amy Irving in Crossing Delancey (1988), Patrick Swayze in Road House (1989), and Debra Winger and Nick Nolte in Everybody Wins (1990), and Susan Sarandon and Nolte in Lorenzo’s Oil (1992).

While her acting career flourished, she continued to expand her music skills but was dealt with a few setbacks, including a contract with Mercury Records that fell through. After a brief sojourn to Texas to refocus intently on her music, Kathleen returned to the Hollywood rat race and eased back in as a “working actress”. A variety of offbeat roles in such movies as Nurse Betty (2000) and Pay It Forward (2000) has kept her name active on the credits list for over two decades.

She landed a number of challenging roles on such shows as L.A. Law (1986) and ER (1994) and, more recently, Gilmore Girls (2000) — portraying everything from drugged-out moms to the mentally-challenged. In the late 1980s, Kathleen was chosen by cartoonist Cathy Guisewite to give vocal life to her “Cathy” creation on animated TV.

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 10th. Audience members generally arrive by 6:30 pm and take their seats at 6:45 pm.

(This episode first airs Thursday, 07/13/2017, 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.)

Fred Willard—Actor, Comedian, Writer—Guest 06/19/2017

Fred Willard
Fred Willard

Fred Willard, the well-known American actor, comedian, and writer, is our next Ken Boxer Live guest.  Please join Ken and Cate for a guaranteed exciting interview. For complimentary tickets, please click this link.

Quoting freely from his Wikipedia entry:

Willard is known for his roles in the Rob Reiner mockumentary film This Is Spinal Tap, the Christopher Guest mockumentary films Waiting for Guffman, Best in Show, A Mighty Wind, For Your Consideration, and Mascots, and the Anchorman films. He is an alumnus of The Second City.

He received three Emmy nominations for his recurring role on the TV series Everybody Loves Raymond as Robert Barone’s father-in-law, Hank MacDougall. In 2010 he received an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series for his role on the ABC TV series Modern Family as Phil Dunphy’s father, Frank Dunphy.

He also received a Daytime Emmy Nomination for Outstanding Talk Show Host for What’s Hot, What’s Not. One of his earliest jobs was at The Second City, Chicago, where he shared the stage with Robert Klein and David Steinberg.

He was a founding member of the improvisational comedy group Ace Trucking Company. Fellow members of Ace included Michael Mislove and Bill Saluga. They performed sketches on The Tonight Show With Johnny Carson more than 50 times and appeared regularly on This is Tom Jones.

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, June 19th. Audience members generally arrive by 6:30 pm and take their seats at 6:45 pm.

(This episode first airs Thursday, 06/22/2017, 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.)

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.)

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.)