• 00:45

    Business InSight w/guest Sonny Fox

    in Business

    Bruce Starr hosts some of the most interesting guests on radio. Sonny Fox is my very special guest on todays show. Everyone 50 to 65 years of age living in the NYC metropolitan area knows Sonny Fox. He is an amazing guy for many reasons. He was a true pioneer of childrens Educational TV. He was host of the first weekly CBS-TV series to originate a live TV series, he was the Emcee of $64,000 Challenge, Producer of movies for TV and specials for PBS, VP Children’s programming NBC-TV, Chair of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences and perhaps what he was most known for, the host of a weekly, four-hour children’s programming…Wonderama and Lets Have Fun, which set a standard for how to deal with young viewers, who was…all of us…listening to this show. He has written a book called “But You Made the Front Page in 2012 to help him tell his story. 

  • 01:02

    Legend Sonny Fox on Life, Celebrities and TV, Part II

    in News

    Sonny Fox, a war veteran/POW, journalist, TV host and TV producer, talks about life, celebrities, politicians, and everyone in-between in his new book, "But You Made the Front Page!: Wonderama, War and a Whole Bunch of Life."
    Born and raised in Brooklyn, N.Y., Mr. Fox found his calling in radio as a freshman college student at NYU. At 18, Fox began his service in the U.S. Army during World War II, where he was captured and held as a prisoner of war in Germany. He survived to talk about the experience.
    Fox also worked as a war correspondent in Korea, and later became the vice president of NBC-TV and Chairman of the Board of the Television Arts and Sciences. His TV experience includes being the host of the TV game show, "$64,000 Challenge," and a guest host for "Beat the Clock," and "The Price is Right."
    He entered into children’s programming in 1954 as host of "The Finder," in St. Louis, Mo., and gained national recognition in 1955 as a co-host on CBS's "Let's Take a Trip ..."
    Through his work, Fox had the opportunity to meet the late Sen. Robert Kennedy, President Harry Truman, Bob Hope and other famous celebrities.
    In "But You Made the Front Page!:" Fox shares his behind-the-scenes experiences in the TV industry, as well as his life experiences off camera--revealing all of his joys, successes, struggles and failures.
     

  • 01:23

    Coaches' Corner with guest Sonny Fox

    in Entertainment

    <p> Tonight, I speak with my childhood hero, a legend in local New York children&#39;s television programming, Sonny Fox!&nbsp; Sonny impacted the minds of many youths back when he was the host of Wonderama on WNEW in New York, introducing guests like Senator Robert F. Kennedy to kids like me.&nbsp; He&#39;s now the author of a wonderful new book, &quot;But You Made The Front Page!&quot;&nbsp;</p>
    Buy it on Amazon:
    http://www.amazon.com/BUT-YOU-MADE-FRONT-PAGE/dp/0786754184

  • 00:27

    Legend Sonny Fox on Life, Celebrities and the TV Industry

    in News

    Sonny Fox, a war veteran/POW, journalist, TV host and TV producer, talks about life, celebrities, politicians, and everyone in-between in his new book, "But You Made the Front Page!: Wonderama, War and a Whole Bunch of Life."
    Born and raised in Brooklyn, N.Y., Mr. Fox found his calling in radio as a freshman college student at NYU. At 18, Fox began his service in the U.S. Army during World War II, where he was captured and held as a prisoner of war in Germany. He survived to talk about the experience.
    Fox also worked as a war correspondent in Korea, and later became the vice president of NBC-TV and Chairman of the Board of the Television Arts and Sciences. His TV experience includes being the host of the TV game show, "$64,000 Challenge," and a guest host for "Beat the Clock," and "The Price is Right."
    He entered into children’s programming in 1954 as host of "The Finder," in St. Louis, Mo., and gained national recognition in 1955 as a co-host on CBS's "Let's Take a Trip ..."
    Through his work, Fox had the opportunity to meet the late Sen. Robert Kennedy, President Harry Truman, Bob Hope and other famous celebrities.
    In "But You Made the Front Page!:" Fox shares his behind-the-scenes experiences in the TV industry, as well as his life experiences off camera--revealing all of his joys, successes, struggles and failures.
     

  • 01:00

    Tommy Lanham with John Branyan

    in Lifestyle

    Tommy Lanham is a L.I.F.E. Coach and L.I.V.E. Speaker. He is Americas Expert Enthusiator adding life to your life one life at a time.

    Information about John Branyan:

    Things I’ve Done
    - The Comedy Festival - Las Vegas
    - Featured on televised episode of ‘Bananas’
    - Toured with Chonda Pierce
    - Gaither Homecoming Cruise (2 years)
    - Ken Davis & Friends 2008
    - Writer/Performer ‘Hoosier Jubilee’ syndicated radio show
    - Writer for American Comedy Network
    - Head Writer for Clip-Wit radio humor service
    - Performer in Jay Leno National Comedy Competition
    - “Club Favorite” at Indy Comedy Connection and Broadripple Comedy Club.

    Places I’ve Been
    Improv Comedy Club, Phoenix, West Palm Beach, Dallas
    Ceasar’s Palace, Las Vegas
    Indianapolis Comedy Connection
    Princess Cruise Lines
    Holland America Cruise Lines
    Crackers, Indianapolis
    Broadripple Comedy Club
    Wonderama Musical Comedy Theater, Tulsa OK
    Old Town Theater, Alexandria VA
    Eastern Howard Performing Arts Center
    Carlsbad Village Theater, San Diego CA
    Phillipe Performing Arts Center
    Ball State University
    Kentucky Christian College

    Some Quotes
    “Brilliant...Extremely Funny”
    - The Washington Post
    “Laugh-Out-Loud, One-Man Tour de Force...’
    - Edmund Sun
    “We have scheduled John for several campus events
    and he always hits a homerun.”
    - Keith Keeran, Kentucky Christian University
    “1,000 people went home from our church event literally sore from laughing...”

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