The Waiting Period is a look at the ten-day period in Copeland's life before he could lay hands on the gun with which he planned to take his own life.
Copeland is an actor, playwright, author, and talk show host. He has held a five-year position as co-host of San Francisco Fox affiliate KTVU's breakfast program Mornings on 2. This led to a weekly national segment on NBC's Friday Night. In 1995, San Francisco ABC radio affiliate KGO premiered The Brian Copeland Show.