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3/22/07: From Radio to TV with This American Life

This American Life Host Ira Glass

By Doug Fabrizio

Salt Lake City, UT – Thursday night, the television version of Ira Glass' This American Life premiered on Showtime. During this year's Sundance Film Festival, Ira was in Utah promoting the new series. He joined Doug - along with Director Chris Wilcha and Director of Photography Adam Beckman - to talk about how you translate compelling radio into good TV. (Rebroadcast)

  • Pledge your support for RadioWest during KUER's Fall Fund Drive. For your donation of $120, we'll thank you with a This American Life 2-CD set called "Stories of Hope and Fear," along with a sampler DVD from the new Showtime series. Use our secure web page at Thank you!
  • This American Life can be heard on KUER FM 90 Saturday afternoons at 3:00.
  • Showtime premiered This American Life March 22, 2007. Click here to watch the first episode.
  • KUER listener Kevin Zimmerman video taped our conversation with Ira Glass. If you've just always wanted to "watch" a radio show, click here. Thanks to Kevin for sharing his work.

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