Rick Shoemaker and Jeff Maxwell (pictured, left to right) have come a long way since they first met as neighbors at a Studio City apartment complex. The former ascended to personal management and the presidency of Warner Chappell Music Publishing, while the latter played the recurring role of Private Igor Straminsky on M*A*S*H and developed several TV projects.

This dynamic duo is now at the helm of Breaking In with Rick and Jeff, a new CRN Digital Radio Network talk show airing live Saturday nights from 7 to 8 p.m. Each week, they will dispense helpful advice to the same sort of LA showbiz aspiring types that they and their apartment complex neighbors once used to be. In the show blurb, each co-host shares an “interesting factoid:

Rick’s father was Irv Shoemaker, one of the creator-writer-voices (Cecil) for the Emmy winning kids show Beany and Cecil.

Jeff created and produced a TV pilot for CBS Daytime starring Cher’s mother and Sylvester Stallone’s mother. It didn’t sell.

Read more