This appears in episode # 709 but here for our online fans is the complete interview with Troma film founder Lloyd Kaufamn. The genius behind such b-movie classics as "The Toxic Avenger","Surf Nazis Must Die","Class of Nuke 'Em High" and more!
Monday, Tuesday 12:00 AM
Wednesday, Thursday 12:30 AM
Saturday 10:30 PM
The original gonzo style documentary. A song inspires a documentary. Huge from Reality Check TV created a mini documentary way back in 1982 called Mall City - a critical document of Mall Culture in Long Island - back when folks actually hung out and socialized! Amazing footage! Amazing interviews with Mall People young and old! This is where Reality Check began!!
Reality Check TV
Ginger Coyote heard that Reality Check TV was making the move from cable to broadcast to help the show celebrate their 25th Anniversary. Reality Check TV has given both Punk Globe and White Trash Debutantes so much support, She knew she had to find out more.
Ginger got a chance to speak with both Danny Shipman and Ace Annese about the move and to also reminisce about some the show's best moments...
In a definitive interview by one of the leading voices in punk and pop culture, get the dirt from the RCTV team!
The history! The triumphs! The shenanigans!
REALITY CHECK in PUNK GLOBE MAGAZINE
The Official 25th Anniversary Interview by Ginger Coyote !!
RCTV worked on a new documentary called Underbelly - Beneath the World of Porn (editing, producing, graphics). Wow! Two great premiers! One up in Chico, Ca, the big premier in Hollywood and one in Las Vegas! The Stars were out!
The film is getting stellar reviews from the adult film industry AND main stream press.
UNDERBELLY Film a HUGE success!!
1st Saturday 11:00 PM
AT&T Channel 14
Comcast Channel 18
Reality Check TV
Reality Check TV (RCTV) is the television showcase for alternative celebrities, cutting edge performance, the hottest bands and the world's strangest nightclubs. RCTV is an all access backstage pass, a perpetual name on the guest list and an invitation to real life celebrity interviews! RCTV shoots live on location, showing actual performances mixed with backstage interviews, humorous commentary and the adventures of the hosts. 700 Episodes! Millions of Views! The original gonzo tv show!!
PRETEND THAT WE'RE DEAD - The L7 Documentary
Fierce, feminist pioneers of American grunge punk, the L7: Pretend We're Dead documentary, directed by award-winning documentary filmmaker Sarah Price (American Movie, The Yes Men, Summercamp). Complete with footage and vintage interviews from Reality Check TV, the film features other interviews with Exene Cervenka (X), Krist Novoselic (Nirvana), Shirley Manson (Garbage), Louise Post (Veruca Salt), Joan Jett and more.
DEATH ANGEL - 'Thrash-umentary'
The extensive 2hr + documentary from these thrash legends tracing their humble origins, through the major label years, lineup changes, touring, and comeback. With vintage footage of the band and interviews from the Reality Check Archives! See a young Danny interview them at the Stone!! “It is with great excitement that I finally get to share this DEATH ANGEL news,” comments vocalist Mark Osegueda. The release will also include a full live album entitled 'THE BAY CALLS FOR BLOOD'.
First Stop in our annual January Jaunt - HALL OF HEAVY METAL HISTORY induction party to meet up with the gang. This year's inductees included RCTV pals Anvil, Munsey Ricci and Exodus - RCTV alumni Carmine Appice, Billy Sheehan, Nick Menza and Riot plus Lzzy Hale, Jordan Rudess, Metal Mike Chlasciak, Sammy Ash, Elliott Rubinson and Metal Legend Bill Ward of Black Sabbath.
It was a night of Thrash Metal with a heavy dose of Bay Area noise with the kids in Metal Allegiance - the all star line up includes Gary Holt, Mark Osegueda, Bobby Blitz, David Ellefson, Andreas Kisser, Alex Skolnick, Chuck Billy, John Bush, Mike Portnoy, Christina Scabbia, Nita Strauss, Mark Manghi.
After a night out at the Hall of Heavy Metal, it was the merry musical mayhem of the NAMM show. Danny, Ace and Huge tore through the event along with Reality Chicks® Yvonne, Yvonne's sister and Amy!! We got great interviews (and all the usual shenanigans you expect) coming soon on RCTV !!!
Bay Area Metal legends gathered in the Killian on Command Tribute to Vio-Lence. The All-Star Line-Up consisted of original members from Vio-Lence, Testament, Exodus and Forbidden. RCTV Captured the show and amazing interviews the RCTV episode!
Reality Check TV has won Best Of The Bay for the fourth time! Come celebrate the award that YOU the video viewer helped us to win! We celebrated at the Stud - one of the last great SF dive bars - with all the Best of the Bay winners! The RCTV crew was there (Ace, Danny, Huge, Dave) for meeting and greeting. Much thanks to the folks from 48 Hills - who keep the spirit of The Bay Guardian alive by carrying on the Best of the Bay tradition. (plus their amazing reporting on news, politics, art and music in the Bay Area!)
Keep watching Reality Check TV and keep the spirit of independent media alive by supporting 48 Hills!
DVD SHOP - LIMITED EDITIONS
This is Reality Check TV! Interviews with the hottest female rockers, STORM LARGE before she was on "Rockstar: Supernova". SANDY WEST and LITA FORD of THE RUNAWAYS. the DONNAS, DORO PESCH and many more musicians you need to check out! Plus guest shots by LEMMY of MOTORHEAD and Texas Terri! RCTV has been a supporter of female rockers for 25 years!
Reality Check TV takes You on a Long, Strange Trip toThe Haight Street Fair with the RCTV gang! Check out the bands, meet the legendary hippies, hang out backstage and walk the world's most famous street fair. Rare interviews with fair founder Pablo Heising, Marty Balin and “Slick’ Aguilar of Jefferson Starship and Sam Andrew of Big Brother and the Holding Company (Janis Joplin). Live Performances from Flipper, Death Angel, Anvil Chorus.
Reality Check TV brings YOU the best from our punk rock episodes! DEE DEE RAMONE'S LAST INTERVIEW! JOEY, MARKY, CJ RAMONE interviews!! JELLO ON POLITICS! JOHNNY ROTTEN RANTS! LOCAL SF PUNKS! ALL REAL! CLIPS FROM THE ORIGINAL EPISODES !! PLUS LIVE SHOWS AND BACKSTAGE PARTIES!! PLUS MORE!!
SO BUST OUT THE DVD PLAYER AND SAFETY PINS! PUNK FOREVER!!!!
The official grand opening of the newest Rock and Brews in Vacaville with Paul Stanley, rock photographer Mark Weiss, and local Troops and Veterans helped out by Operation: Care and Comfort. Coming soon on RCTV!!
A few choice moments to wet your appetite for our new episode covering the Adult Video News Show in Las Vegas. Tons of interviews and fun when your hosts go one on one with the stars!!
Meet the Reality Check Hosts at a show!
What is Reality Check TV?
3rd Saturday 11:00 PM
Reality Check TV Epic 700th Episode aired to rave reviews!! Featured on this milestone show are Richie Scarlet "The Emperor of Rock 'n' Roll" of Ace Frehley Band, Bill Ward founding member of Black Sabbath, and the amazing Paul Stanley of KISS!!! If you did not catch the program on SF Commons Comcast cable ch. 29 it is coming to Youtube and Daily Motion !
HEAVY METAL HALL OF HISTORY EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEWS !
REALITY CHECK TV take you to the Hall of Heavy Metal History Party to meet the latest members of the Metal Community to be inducted! Meet BILL WARD (Black Sabbath), BILLY SHEEHAN, EDDIE TRUNK, RICK VENTURA and members of GIRLSCHOOL and DREAM THEATER.
Backstage Interviews, On Stage appearances and plenty of spontaneous surprises!
SILICON VALLEY COMIC CON EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEWS AND MORE!
REALITY CHECK TV take you to the 2017 Silicon Valley Comic Con hosted by none other than Silicon Valley Legend Steve Woziack. The Woz got the fans hooked up with Lisa Loring (Wednesday Addams), Ann Robinson (War of the Worlds), Pat Priest (Marilyn Munster), Jerry Mathers and Tony Dow (Leave it to Beaver), Lana Wood (Bond Girl) and Keith Coogan!
Reality Check TV is in the news again! This time it's an interview with our own host Ace Annese.
In their own words, "Dark Beauty Magazine exists to bring the art and passion of fashion together in a collective of storytelling photography. Sharing with it’s readers the creativity and masterminds behind brilliant imagery. We encourage, inspire and bring out a different point of view. " Obviously we made the cut as we hope to bring a bit of Dark Beauty to our viewers around the globe. Check out the interview and all the other great content in Dark Beauty Magazine!
WORLD PREMIERE OF "BAND VS BRAND" DOCUMENTARY
@ the Heavy Metal Hall of History Show during NAMM week 2019 !
Reality Check TV Studios has been busy this year. Danny and Huge were the editing team for the brand new music documentary "Band vs Brand". When does a band become a brand? That question was put to a group of rock artists and insiders, many of whom are RCTV alumni. Who's in the film? Check out the trailer to find out! When can you see the film? Be the first to check it out at the Heavy Metal Hall of History award show in LA During NAMM week! - JANUARY 23, 2019 - details to come!
When you get your fill of soggy stockings filled with melted chocolate, grumpy relatives, kids glued to their phones and grandma snoring in her eggnog - bust out of the house and get down to the 21st Annual Black X Mass! A fun filled evening hosted by RCTV Alumni Karla LaVey (daughter of Anton LaVey). Your MC for the evening is our own Ace Annese of RCTV! Amazing Acts! Thunderous Tunes! Giveaways! Free Cake! Plenty of Cheer!
DEC 25 starting at 9PM. Be there and get on our naughty list!!!