1. TV's Michael Gray says Shazam! Jeff Dwoskin 44:41

Join Michael Gray, the beloved star of Shazam!, in a captivating conversation as he unveils the secrets of his iconic role as Billy Batson. From working with legendary co-stars like Les Tremayne, John Davey, and Jackson Bostwick to sharing thrilling stories about guest stars such as JoAnna Cameron and Jackie Earle Haley, this conversation is a nostalgic journey into the world of the beloved Saturday morning TV show.


My guest, Michael Gray, and I discuss:

  • Michael Gray’s thrilling surprise cameo in “Shazam! Fury of the Gods”
  • Unforgettable moments with Zachary Levi on the set of “Shazam! Fury of the Gods”
  • The rollercoaster ride of being a teen idol and gracing the covers of “Tiger Beat” magazine
  • Unbreakable bonds: Michael’s friendships with Davy Jones and The Osbournes
  • The legendary cameo as Burt Reynolds’ brother in “Run Simon Run” that skyrocketed Michael’s popularity and landed him in “Tiger Beat” magazine
  • Michael’s time at the Pasadena Playhouse
  • Hair-raising fan encounters during the glory days of teen idolhood
  • Michael Gray’s transformation into Archer’s beloved “TV’s Michael Gray”
  • Michael’s time on “The Little People,” later renamed “The Brian Keith Show” and the story of how he learned he wasn’t going to be in season two.
  • The remarkable journey of landing the role of Billy Batson on the iconic Saturday morning TV show, “Shazam!” and collaborating with Les Tremayne, John Davey, and Jackson Bostwick
  • A star-studded experience: Working with an incredible lineup of guest stars on “Shazam!” including JoAnna Cameron, Jackie Earle Haley, Dabbs Greer, and Dannie Bonnaduche
  • Hilarious anecdotes from autograph shows with Burt Ward and Adam West, who coincidentally voiced one of the elders on “Shazam!”
  • Michael Gray as Marsha Brady’s charming boyfriend, Jeffrey, on “The Brady Bunch”
  • Michael’s struggle to find roles after being typecast as Billy Batson
  • Prepare to be captivated as Michael Gray shares even more captivating stories and surprises!


You’re going to love my conversation with Michael Gray


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I'm a tech entrepreneur, podcaster, and professional stand-up comedian. I started my journey in the tech industry back in 1997 when I founded my own website development company, which was one of the pioneering companies in the country at the time. While working in technology, my comedic talents couldn't be contained, and I eventually took to the stage as a stand-up comedian.

My passion for comedy led me to create Hashtag Roundup (@hashtagroundup on Twitter), a platform that has contributed to over 8000 top 10 USA trends on Twitter. With the growth of social media, particularly Instagram, I founded Stampede Social, a company aimed at helping creators drive traffic to their content without relying solely on a link in their bio.