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TV CONFIDENTIAL (www.televisionconfidential.com) talks to the stars, writers, directors and other creative people behind the scenes of some of America's most popular shows. An engaging blend of talk and entertainment, TV Confidential often compares today’s programs with those of the ’50s, ’60s, ’70s and ’80s.

TV CONFIDENTIAL (www.televisionconfidential.com) talks to the stars, writers, directors and other creative people behind the scenes of some of America's most popular shows. An engaging blend of talk and entertainment, TV Confidential often compares today’s programs with those of the ’50s, ’60s, ’70s and ’80s.
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TV CONFIDENTIAL (www.televisionconfidential.com) talks to the stars, writers, directors and other creative people behind the scenes of some of America's most popular shows. An engaging blend of talk and entertainment, TV Confidential often compares today’s programs with those of the ’50s, ’60s, ’70s and ’80s.

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L.A.’s Next Great Stage Star’s Barbara van Orden, plus Love Boat historian Jim Colucci

5/20/2019
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TVC 450.1: Via remote from The Hollywood Museum: Ed interviews singer/actress Barbara van Orden, co-executive producer of L.A.’s Next Great Stage Star: 2019; Jim Colucci, deputy editor for CBS Watch! Magazine and author of Golden Girls Forever and the forthcoming Love Boat Forever; and film and TV historian Mary Ann Anderson (Ida Lupino: Beyond the Camera).

Duration:00:23:13

Ugly Dolls composer Christopher Lennertz on the movie’s uplifting message

5/20/2019
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TVC 450.2: Greg Ehrbar interviews award-winning producer, composer and conductor Christopher Lennertz (Marvel’s Agent Carter, Galavant, Netflix’s Lost in Space). Christopher’s latest feature is Ugly Dolls, the animated musical starring Kelly Clarkson that is also the first movie musical featuring a cast of all pop stars. Ugly Dolls: The Movie is playing in theaters everywhere, while the soundtrack is available wherever music is sold.

Duration:00:37:05

Screen Villain Patrick Kilpatrick on Escaping Death 3 Times Before He Was 17

5/20/2019
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TVC 451.3: Ed welcomes actor, author, teacher, producer, and longtime movie and TV villain Patrick Kilpatrick (Dying for Living: Sins and Confessions of a Hollywood Villain and Libertine Patriot). As an actor, Patrick has been killed, beaten up or jailed by some of the biggest names in Hollywood. In real life, he nearly died three times before he turned seventeen, including severe bouts with asthma, allergies, and a near-fatal stabbing by his own mother.

Duration:00:22:30

How Longtime Movie Villain Patrick Kilpatrick Approaches Playing Bad Guys

5/20/2019
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TVC 451.4: Actor and author Patrick Kilpatrick (Dying for Living: Sins and Confessions of a Hollywood Villain and Libertine Patriot) discusses the psychosexual approach he often takes to playing heinous characters in movies and on TV, and on the effect that has sometimes had on his acting partners. Volume I of Dying for Living is available now in hardcover, as an eBook, and as an audiobook; Volume II is scheduled for release later in 2019. For our listeners in Denver, Colorado, Patrick...

Duration:00:19:37

Richard Pryor Jr.: Live from The Hollywood Museum

5/20/2019
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TVC 451.5: Via remote from The Hollywood Museum: Ed interviews singer, actor and author Richard Pryor Jr. (In a Pryor Life) and twelve-year-old actor and host Brandin Stennis (The Young and the Restless).

Duration:00:11:52

Chuck Harter pays tribute to comedian Richard Pryor

5/20/2019
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TVC 451.6: From the recent Richard Pryor Jr. book signing at The Hollywood Museum: Author, musician and pop culture historian Chuck Harter shares a poignant memory about comedian Richard Pryor.

Duration:00:06:56

Gene Roddenberry biographer Marc Cushman and the backstory of The Questor Tapes

5/13/2019
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TVC 450.1: Star Trek historian Mark Cushman takes us behind the scenes of The Questor Tapes, the critically acclaimed series pilot that many consider to be Gene Roddenberry’s best work (other than Star Trek). Marc’s latest book, These Are the Voyages: Gene Roddenberry and Star Trek in the 1970s, is the first of a two-volume biography that chronicles the career of the Great Bird of the Galaxy between the cancellation of the original Star Trek in 1969 and the release of Star Trek: The Motion...

Duration:00:22:48

I Spy historian Marc Cushman reveals why that show was really canceled

5/13/2019
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TVC 450.2: Marc Cushman, author of These Are the Voyages: Gene Roddenberry and Star Trek in the 1970s and other books on film and television, tells Ed the story of how his research for his I Spy book uncovered the reason why I Spy was canceled—and how that revelation had a tremendous effect on series star Robert Culp.

Duration:00:21:50

Lucille Ball historian Geoffrey Mark on what made Lucy a great radio host

5/13/2019
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TVC 450.3: From the floor of The Hollywood Museum: Geoffrey Mark, author of The Lucy Book and other books on film and television, tells Ed the question he asked Ms. Ball that immediately got her attention, as well as why Lucy’s radio interview show, Let’s Talk to Lucy, was such a great vehicle for her.

Duration:00:09:14

Brady Bunch star Susan Olsen on her return to radio and her love for animals

5/13/2019
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TVC 450.4: From the floor of The Hollywood Museum: Ed interviews Susan Olsen (The Brady Bunch) and Frank Sheftel of KABC Radio’s Sunday Night Live with Susan and Frank. Susan and Frank were among the special guests who attended the recent unveiling of the Remembering Lucy exhibit that is currently on display at the Museum.

Duration:00:07:52

Mickey Mouse, Walt Disney, and the 90th Anniversary of Steamboat Willie

5/13/2019
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TVC 450.5: Greg Ehrbar and Ed discuss the special picture disc soundtrack commemorating the 90th anniversary of the release of Walt Disney’s Steamboat Willie. Plus: Greg recommends the album Songs from Alice in Wonderland, an interpretation by legendary music director/composer Tutti Camarata of the musical score of the classic Disney film.

Duration:00:21:48

Trouble Man’s Robert Hooks on the Marvin Gaye soundtrack and Mr. T’s stylish threads

5/13/2019
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TVC 450.6: Robert Hooks, founder of the Negro Ensemble Company, joins Ed and guest co-host Chuck Harter for Part 2 of a conversation about his film, TV and stage career, including Trouble Man, the cult classic from 1972 that, tough widely considered a “blaxploitation” film, is really a private eye movie. Topics include the iconic soundtrack of Trouble Man by Marvin Gaye; singer/actor Bill Henderson, Robert’s co-star in the movie; and the present whereabouts of the stylish wardrobe that...

Duration:00:23:34

Star Trek III’s Robert Hooks on overcoming his initial reluctance to join the Star Trek universe

5/13/2019
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TVC 450.7: Robert Hooks talks about the role that one of his sons played in convincing him to join the cast of Star Trek III: The Search for Spock. Chuck Harter co-hosts.

Duration:00:14:38

Gene Roddenberry biographer Marc Cushman on making Star Trek: The Animated Series

5/6/2019
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TVC 449.1: Ed welcomes Star Trek historian Mark Cushman, author of These Are the Voyages, a critically acclaimed three-volume history of the original Star Trek. Marc’s latest book, These Are the Voyages: Gene Roddenberry and Star Trek in the 1970s, is a two-volume biography of the Great Bird’s ups and downs between the cancellation of the original Star Trek in 1969 to its triumphant return as a feature length major motion picture, in 1979. Volume I of Gene Roddenberry and Star Trek in the...

Duration:00:43:34

How Hollywood Screen Test, one of TV’s first reality shows, led to the Don Adams Screen Test

5/6/2019
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TVC 449.2: Tony, Donna, and Ed remember Hollywood Screen Test, an early form of reality TV from the Golden Age of Television and a precursor to the popular Don Adams Screen Test from the 1970s, as part of This Week in History.

Duration:00:36:18

Deadwood actress Geri Jewell on Deadwood: The Movie and working with David Milch

5/6/2019
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TVC 449.3: Ed welcomes back actress and author Geri Jewell (The Facts of Life, Deadwood, I’m Walking as Straight as I Can: Transcending Disability in Hollywood and Beyond). Geri will reprise her role—as will Ian McShane, Timothy Olyphant, Molly Parker, Brad Dourif, William Sanderson, Gerald McRaney, and other Deadwood cast members—in the long-awaited Deadwood sequel film, which premieres Friday, May 31 on HBO. Geri can also be seen, along with Lee Purcell, Donna Mills, Donna Pescow, and...

Duration:00:33:38

Inside The Hollywood Museum’s New Tribute to Lucille Ball

5/6/2019
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TVC 449.4: TV Confidential takes its listeners to the Hollywood Museum for the opening night unveiling of Remembering Lucy, a new lobby exhibit that features props, costumes, posters, and other memorabilia from the film, TV, and radio career of Lucille Ball, plus many personal items. Remembering Lucy will remain on display in the Museum's Redheads Only Room throughout the summer.

Duration:00:07:27

Turnover actress/producer Kat Kramer on the improvisational acting style of Paul Guilfoyle

4/29/2019
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TVC 448.1: Kat Kramer—daughter of actress Karen Kramer and filmmaker Stanley Kramer, and an award-winning singer, actress, and activist in her own right—talks to Ed about the many ways in which her latest film, Turnover, carries on the legacy of her Oscar-winning father. Directed by Linda Palmer, Turnover also features Paul Guilfoyle, Donna Mills, Beverly Todd, Carlos Carrasco and other familiar faces. Turnover will open the Palm Springs International Down Syndrome Film Festival (May 3-5,...

Duration:00:22:11

Singer/actress Julie Budd on why her tribute to Frank Sinatra is unlike any other

4/29/2019
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TVC 448.2: Ed welcomes Julie Budd, the legendary singer/actress whom Merv Griffin famously dubbed “the mini girl with the maxi voice.” Julie will be performing her new show, The Songs of My Life and The Composers Who Wrote Them, at the Birdland Theater in New York City from Wednesday, May 1 through Saturday, May 4. Her latest CD, Remembering Mr. Sinatra, is available wherever music is sold

Duration:00:35:51

Carol of the Bells actress Lee Purcell on Steve McQueen, Bill Bixby and James Garner

4/29/2019
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TVC 448.3: Actress, writer, director and producer Lee Purcell (Adam at 6 A.M., Big Wednesday, Valley Girl, Due South Long Road Home, Secret Sins of the Fathers) tells Ed why her latest film, Carol of the Bells, was among the most inspiring and rewarding experiences of her lifetime. Directed by Joey Travolta and his company, Inclusion Films (which teaches and employs people in the film industry who have developmental and physical disabilities), Carol of the Bells also features Donna Mills,...

Duration:00:45:33