Mike Pingel's CHANNEL SURFING: CHARLIE'S ANGELS Set for Sept 2012 Release
Author Mike Pingel wraps himself with the lasso of truth to uncover everything about TV's Charlie's Angels with his re-launched book Channel Surfing: Charlie's Angels this September.
Go undercover and back to the seventies with the hit TV show Charlie's Angels. The show broke barriers and made over-night-rockstars of the stars of the show; Farrah Fawcett, Kate Jackson, Jaclyn Smith, Cheryl Ladd, Shelley Hack and Tanya Roberts (so also has done the foreword to the book).
The new re-launched book has a ton of new items including Angel recipes, new guest star interviews, Angels landmarks and Charlie's Angels toys.
Channel Surfing: Charlie's Angels includes the first-ever complete Charlie's Angels TV series episode guide. It looks at highlighted episodes and uncovers little known facts about the series. Plus interviews with: Show stars Farrah Fawcett, Jaclyn Smith, Cheryl Ladd, Tanya Roberts, Leonard Goldberg (producer)
On September 25, 2012 Sony Home Entertainment will be releasing Charlie's Angels: The Complete Series on DVD. Which will include for the first time the final Season 5 of the series. Mike Pingel worked on the project and is excited for the release.
This is a re-launch of the original book called: The Q (queer) Guide to Charlie's Angels which was released back in 2008. The book contains everything that was queer guide plus new items.
Author, Mike Pingel has also penned the new book Betty White Rules the World: The Ultimate (and Unauthorized) Guide to Television's Grande Dame due out this fall thought Vantage Press. (www.bettywhiterulestheworld.com). Pingel has also written Channel Surfing: Wonder Woman (now out); The Brady Bunch: Super Groovy after all these years; Angelic Heaven: A Fan's Guide to Charlie's Angels; Works of Pingel.
Inside the book you'll find some Angelic treasures, such as exclusive interviews with the Angels, Fawcett, Ladd, Smith, and Roberts; fun, in-depth episode synopsis; a celebrity Charlie's Angels questionnaire; the Angel's hairstyling secrets, with hair stylist to the stars, José Eber; and inside the movies with Charlie's Angels producer, Leonard Goldberg.
Author Mike Pingel started his '70s geekism with his love for all '70s TV, but his most-loved show was Charlie's Angels. He became known as an Angelogist in the media and created CharliesAngels.com, which premiered on the internet in October 1996. The site was quickly picked as the site of the day by Yahoo! and WebTV. Since 1996, the site has kept fans updated on the current works of the actresses and all the information a Charlie's Angels fan could want.
Pingel was called upon during preparation for the 2000 Charlie's Angels movie as a consultant with producers Leonard Goldberg and Drew Barrymore and director McG. Pingel also auditioned for the boyfriend of Natalie (Cameron Diaz) played by Luke Wilson. Pingel can be viewed in the commentary section of Charlie's Angels: The Complete First Season on DVD.
Pingel is an avid collector of Charlie's Angels memorabilia, his collection holds more than 1,200 items. But his Angel collection is the largest includes rare items such as the original Harry's Angels script, a Charlie's Angels pinball machine, Charlie's Angels dolls, dresses, make-up sets and much, much more. His collection includes over 2,000 cool angel items including the famous Farrah Fawcett "Red Swimsuit" poster.
He was with Kate, Farrah & Jaclyn when they did their appearance on the 2006 Emmy Awards show.
Pingel released his first book Angelic Heaven: A Fan's Guide to Charlie's Angels. The featured forewords by Angels, Farrah Fawcett and Cheryl Ladd. He also has been a Hollywood publicist; he has worked with great stars as Farrah Fawcett, Pat Boone, Harlem Globetrotters, Della Reese, PJ Soles.
As an actor, he has been seen on the Los Angeles stage in Transvestites on the Run, and in Fawcett's hit reality show, Chasing Farrah, Marc Anthony's "Ahora Quien" music video, American Most Wanted, Unsolved Mysteries, A Few Good Men.
Title: Channel Surfing: Charlie's Angels
Page Count: 275
Binding Type: US Trade Paper
Trim Size: 6" x 9"
Color: Black and White
Related Categories: Performing Arts / Television / Guides & Reviews
Out Mid: September 2012
Cover artwork on the book was done by artist Glen Hanson.