The Chad Silveus Show features interesting interviews of interesting people. Actors, Musicians, Politicians, Average Joes and Unique Personalities are allowed to tell their story, from their perspective. Interviews include everyone from Vanilla Ice to Presidential Candidates.
Anson Williams starred as the lovable star "Potsie" on the hit TV show Happy Days. Anson chats with Chad Silveus about how he beat out John Travolta for the role of Potsie, if the actor who played Fonzy was actually the coolest guy on set, how he and his cousin (Dr. Henry Heimlich inventor of the Heimlich Maneuver) created a life saving natural health supplement, his remaking of the song "Pump Your Blood" from Happy Days to "Wash Your Hands" because of the Coronavirus mass hysteria, how a reboot of Happy Days in the works, and much more.
Alison Arngrim who played one of the most hated characters in television history talks with Chad Silveus about life during and after Little House On The Prairie, the true origins of the Nellie Oelson character, how her mom played the voice of Gumby and Casper The Friendly Ghost, her huge following in France, the possibilities of a real Nellie's restaurant, and much more.
Kathy Garver who is best known as the actress who played the oldest sibling "Cissy" on the hit 60's TV show Family Affair talks with Chad Silveus about her role on the iconic and groundbreaking show. Kathy also discusses working with Charlton Heston on The 10 Commandments, the tragic death of her Family affair co-star Anissa Jones, her "hit" Christmas song, new cooking show, working on an upcoming Family Affair spin-off, and much more.
Legendary actress, Dee Wallace, has one of the most enviable entertainment careers in Film and in TV Movies, which of course includes classics such as E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial, CUJO, 10, The Howling, The Hills Have Eyes, etc. Dee chats with Chad Silveus about working with Steven Spielberg, Wes Craven, Joe Dante, Stephen King, Rob Zombie, and Drew Barrymore. Dee also discusses her work as a healer, the possibility of a sequel to E.T., her love of horror movies, and much more.
Star of the hit Nickelodeon kid's TV show - You Can't Do That On Television (Abby Hagyard) talks with Chad Silveus about her role as "Mom" on the show. Abby also discuses with Chad her relationship with Alanis Morissette, working for Hugh Hefner, how You Can't Do That On Television helped inspire the making of The Simpsons, when You Can't Do That On Television will finally be released on DVD, living in Canada, and much more.
Michael Learned played everyone's favorite TV mom as Olivia Walton on the long running show The Waltons. Michael talks with Chad Silveus about how alcohol might have played a part in her getting the name Michael, how the US Government tried to draft her once, her relationship with Ralph Waite who played her husband John Walton on the Waltons, when she hit rock bottom, her best advice for future generations, and more. You can watch The Waltons by going to https://amzn.to/39BxdKN or CLICK HERE. You can listen to the best songs from the 20th Century by going to 20thcentury.fm or CLICK HERE.
Judy Norton played the eldest daughter Mary Ellen on the hit TV show The Waltons. Judy talks with Chad Silveus about her experiences filming The Waltons television show, being a childhood actor, the dangers and abuses of the Psychological and Psychiatric industry, Scientology, alcoholism on The Waltons set, her music career, a possible Waltons reunion, and more. To watch The Waltons go to https://amzn.to/2Tyke6Z or CLICK HERE. To Listen to the best music from the best century of music go to http://20thcentury.fm or CLICK HERE.
Sensei Ron Thomas is an author, Life Coach, Hypnotherapist, Martial Artist and actor who played "Bobby Brown" on The Karate Kid film and Cobra Kai streaming series. Ron talks with Chad Silveus about his love of the Martial Arts, working with Pat Morita on The Karate Kid, his experience working on Cobra Kai, the prospects of a new Karate Kid movie, the miracles of hypnotherapy and acupuncture, how he broke a chop stick in half with a piece of rice paper, and more. Watch The Karate Kid movies by going to https://amzn.to/393c386 or CLICK HERE. Listen to the Best Songs from the Best Century of Music by going to 20thcentury.fm
Paul Dooley is a seasoned actor, comedian, and writer. He has starred in hundreds of films and TV Shows including Sixteen Candles, Strange Brew, Disney/Pixar's Cars, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Bewitched, The Wonder Years, etc. Paul chats with Chad Silveus about his amazing career in the entertainment business, his role in the making of the PBS children's program The Electric Company, Robin Williams, Bozo The Clown, singer Harry Nilsson, vegetarianism, how he is still going strong at 92 years old, and more.
Tamlyn Tomita played the lead role of Kumiko (Daniel LaRusso's girlfriend) in The Karate Kid Part 2. Tamlyn talks with Chad Silveus about her birth in Okinawa, her chemistry with Ralph Macchio off of the set, Part Morita's wise advice, how Glory of Love by Peter Cetera impacted Karate Kid Part 2, her pitching arm and more. Tamlyn Tomita also shares an emotional moment with Chad Silveus' daughter. To watch The Karate Kid Part 2 CLICK HERE or go to https://amzn.to/2UN38DA
Sam Sorbo (Wife of Kevin Sorbo, Actress, Model, Radio Show Host, Author, & Homeschool Advocate) talks with Chad Silveus about her passion for Home Education and about her book on the benefits of homeschooling. Sam also shares insights on politics and religion in America today, how she met her fellow actor husband Kevin Sorbo, her radio talk show, her latest book on marriage, and much more.
Karen Grassle starred in one of the most beloved television shows of all time, Little House on the Prairie. Karen played the role of Caroline Ingalls who was the wife of Charles Ingalls and mother of Mary, Laura, and Carrie Ingalls. Karen Grassle talks to Chad Silveus about how she got the coveted role of "Ma" Ingalls, her relationship with Michael Landon, her childhood, the infamous bank robber John Dillinger, if there will ever be a Little House reboot, and more.
Singer/Songwriter Katrina Stone joins Chad Silveus for a discussion about the realities of theft in the digital music industry. Katrina also talks with Chad about her time on The Warped Tour, her favorite and not so favorite artists, her music being featured around the world in advertisements, family life, homeschooling, her new album and more.
Kevin Sorbo the star of countless films and television shows such as God's Not Dead, Hercules, and Andromeda chats with Chad Silveus about Xena Warrior Princess, President Donald Trump, Home School, Atheism, The Bible, life in Hollywood, his recovery from multiple strokes and more.
Wink Martindale is a legendary Game Show Host, Radio Personality, Actor, Producer, etc. Wink talks to Chad Silveus about his start in radio, how he was in the room when Elvis Presley was discovered, how he feels about the Defensive Coordinator for the Baltimore Raves stealing his nick name, his faith, and more. Wink also answers the question of whether or not he will ever host a Game Show again. Other notable names that are dropped during this interview include Betty White, Allen Ludden, Dick Clark, Art Linkletter, and Alex Trebek (just to name a few).
Legendary singer Harry Nilsson's son Zak Nilsson does an intimate reading of 'Twas The Night Before Christmas poem on The Chad Silveus Show Christmas Special. Happy Christmas to all and to all a good night!
In part 1 of The Chad Silveus Show Christmas Special Michael Sweet (lead singer of the Heavy Metal band Stryper) shares stories about Christmas time growing up in southern California, his love for watching his dog open presents on Christmas morning, his hatred for the green/jello/Christmas concoction thingy, and the possibility of Stryper recording a brand new Christmas album. Michael Sweet also agrees to give Chad Silveus a mention in a song from the upcoming Stryper album... well sort of.
In part 2 of The Chad Silveus Show Christmas Special actor/musician John Schneider (Bo Duke from The Dukes of Hazzard) talks about what Christmas morning used to be like. John Schneider discusses his new Christmas movie Christmas Cars, his Christmas Album, and his new autobiography which contains details on the time he lived with Johnny Cash. Chad Silveus and John Schneider also discuss his wife's miraculous recovery from cancer using CBD Hemp oil, Christmas time on The Dukes of Hazzard set, and Underoos underwear among many other fascinating holiday topics.
In part 3 of The Chad Silveus Show Christmas Special Scott Schwartz (Flick from A Christmas Story, The Toy, and Kidco) talks about his Hanukkha memories and traditions. Scott Schwartz also divulges his love for pinball and how he is a certified Pinball Wizard.
In part 4 of The Chad Silveus Show Christmas Special Out Of The Dust talks about their Christmas traditions living in Tennessee. Dolly Parton, Michael W. Smith, and Boiled Custard are many of the joyful subjects that come up. Out Of The Dust perform a classic Christmas Carol that is bound to brighten your Christmas Season.
In part 5 of The Chad Silveus Show Christmas Special Harry Nilsson's son Zak Nilsson discusses his childhood Christmas memories including his Dad's love of Christmas music. Zak Nilsson reads the poem Twas The Night Before Christmas for Chad Silveus and his daughter Violet.
In part 6 of the Chad Silveus Show Christmas Special Alexander Folk (National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation star) has an emotional and inspirational conversation about the true meaning of Christmas. Alexander Folk and Chad Silveus share tears and laughs in this can't miss segment of The Chad Silveus Show Christmas Special. The Christmas celebration is capped off with a special Holiday musical performance by Chad Silveus' daughter Violet.
The Chad Silveus Show Christmas Special features brand new Christmas and Holiday interviews with Michael Sweet from Stryper, John Schneider (Bo Duke from The Dukes of Hazzard), Scott Schwartz (Flick from A Christmas Story), Zak Nilsson (singing legend Harry Nilsson's son), Alexander Folk (star of National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation), and special holiday musical performances by Out Of The Dust and Chad Silveus' daughter Violet Silveus. Join Chad Silveus and his family/guests for laughs, tears, and lots of Christmas cheers.
"That's pretty low Mister.. If I had a rubber hose I would beat you..." was one of the most iconic lines spoken in one of the most iconic Christmas movies ever made. The actor who spoke that line in National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation (Alexander Folk) joins Chad Silveus to discuss the surprising back story of that line. Alexander also talks about the making of National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation, including discussing Chevy Chase, Beverly D'Angelo, and Randy Quaid. Alexander Folk also shares memories from his monumental acting career that spans 50 years and includes appearances in countless movies and TV shows (including Murder She Wrote, Columbo, Sid and Nancy, DreamGirls, NYPD Blue, Martin, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, etc.) Merry Christmas!
Rankin/Bass Productions' official Historian and Biographer Rick Goldschmidt talks with Chad Silveus about all things Animagic! ARTHUR RANKIN, JR. and JULES BASS teamed up to create the worlds most memorable stop motion animation production company. Rankin/Bass made childhood magical with TV specials and series that included Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, Rudolph's Shiny New Year, Santa Claus Is Comin' To Town, Frosty the Snowman, Frosty's Winter Wonderland, Here Comes Peter Cottontail, Jack Frost, Leprechaun's Christmas Gold, The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus, The Little Drummer Boy, The Little Drummer Boy, Book II, Nestor, The Long-Eared Christmas Donkey, Pinocchio's Christmas, 'Twas the Night Before Christmas, The Year Without a Santa Clause, Thundercats and more. Rick Goldschmidt discusses his close friendship with Arthur Rankin, Jr., the story behind Rankin/Bass' most memorable Christmas Specials/TV shows, and answers the question if Rankin/Bass will ever make magic again.
Scott Schwartz (Flick from A Christmas Story and star of The Toy and Kidco) talks with Chad Silveus about his experiences as a childhood actor. Scott shares behind the scenes information about the making of A Christmas Story and The Toy (also staring Richard Prior and Jackie Gleason). Scott spills the beans about the famous scene in A Christmas Story involving his tongue and a flagpole. Scott Schwartz talks in depth about his close relationship with Richard Prior and his respect for Jackie Gleason and their impact on his life.
Michael Sweet (lead singer/songwriter/guitarist) from the ground breaking Christian heavy metal band Stryper talks with Chad Silveus about the early days of Stryper and Christian rock. Michael divulges what his favorite Stryper album is and the struggles of being a Christian in the heavy metal world, Chad Silveus tries to influence the direction of the next Stryper album and Michael discusses his frustration of never having a number #1 single. Michael and Chad also discuss Micheal Sweet's latest solo record and future plans for a solo tour, Sweet & Lynch tour, and Stryper tour and so much more.
Contemporary Christian Music group Out of the Dust (Chris and Stephanie Teague) sit down with Chad Silveus to discuss their unbelievable marital journey and the music that has been born as a result of that journey. Chris and Stephanie went from divorce from one another to being reunited in marriage and ultimately music by starting their band Out of the Dust. Chris and Stephanie also talk with Chad Silveus about kids, video games, Kanye West, Plumb, Stryper, John Mayer, their new album and much more. Out of the Dust also does a live and intimate performance of one of their latest songs. To listen to Out of the Dust's latest album CLICK HERE.
Two of singing legend Harry Nilsson's sons (Kiefo Nilsson and Zak Nilsson) talk with Chad Silveus about Harry Nilsson's new and last album Losst And Founnd. Details about the recording and production of Harry's last musical masterpiece are revealed. Kiefo Nilsson also discusses his music career, including playing bass on Losst And Founnd. Zak Nilsson gives his fans an update on his battle with cancer. To purchase Harry Nilsson's Losst And Founnd album CLICK HERE.
John Schneider (Bo Duke from the Dukes of Hazzard, Country Music Star, Dancing With The Stars, Smallville, Tyler Perry's The Haves and the Have Nots) talks to Chad Silveus about the 40 year anniversary of The Dukes of Hazzard, his upcoming movie Christmas Cars, his latest album, and the controversy surrounding the Confederate Flag on the General Lee. John answers the question on whether or not Dukes will ever be seen on TV again and so much more. To buy The Dukes of Hazzard CLICK HERE.
Mandy Harvey won America's heart singing as a finalist on America's Got Talent. Mandy is a talented singer and songwriter who is profoundly deaf. She has an intimate conversation with Chad Silveus and talks about her amazing singing/songwriting career and how she has overcome all odds despite losing her hearing as a teenager. Mandy Harvey also sheds light on her upcoming album and tour.
Comedian and Youtube sensation Jeff Allen sits down with Chad Silveus to discuss his astronomical rise from obscurity to comedic royalty. Jeff gives Chad insight on his humble beginnings, his marriage, kids, grand kids, in laws, Millennials, Trump's impeachment, and more. Per usual Jeff Allen's down to earth humor and wit shine through.
Annie Lobert (Wife of Oz Fox from the heavy metal band Stryper) talks with Chad Silveus about her miraculous transformation from a high end call girl to the founder of the ministry Hookers for Jesus which is dedicated to helping prostitutes heal and recover from the bondage of sex trafficking and abuse. She also gives a health update for her husband Oz Fox from Stryper and an update on what the band Stryper has in store in the near future.
Mountain Man from Duck Dynasty discusses his experiences on Duck Dynasty, how he got his nickname, his love life, his fashion style, his radio show, why he believes Duck Dynasty has been blacklisted in Hollywood, his unapologetic love of Jesus and much more.
Jase Robertson talks with Chad Silveus about the challenges of parenting, the evils of cell phones, what really happened behind the scenes in the filming of Duck Dynasty, the health of his daughter, why he calls his parents by their first names, his new podcast, music, faith, family and more.
Zak Nilsson is the son of singing legend Harry Nilsson. Harry Nilsson is known for his hits like Without You, Everybody's Talkin', and Coconut. He was also known for his relationship with The Beatles, especially John Lennon and Ringo Starr. Zak Nilsson talks with Chad Silveus about his dad as a father, musician, and human being in general. Zak Nilsson shares intimate stories and little known facts about his father Harry Nilsson (including both his personal and musical life). Zak discusses his battle with cancer and what he is doing to inspire others during his fight. Zak also divulges what Harry Nilsson, Nikki Sixx (from Motley Crue), and Chad Silveus all have in common.