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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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Chubby Checker, Ed Sullivan, and The Twist

11/25/2019
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TVC 473.1: Tony, Donna, and Ed turn back the clock to Oct. 21, 1962, the night when Chubby Checker performed his No. 1 hit “The Twist” on The Ed Sullivan Show.

Duration:00:10:35

Happy Birthday to the Girl Next Door

11/25/2019
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TVC 473.2: From 2012: Tony, Donna, and Ed commemorate the birthday of singer/actress Annette Funicello, the quintessential Girl Next Door, America’s original Queen of Teen, and one of the most, if not the most, popular members of the Mickey Mouse Club.

Duration:00:14:24

James DuMont of Robert B. Parker’s Wonderland

11/25/2019
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TVC 473.3: Part 2 of our conversation with film and TV actor James DuMont (The Righteous Gemstones, Men of a Certain Age, Trumbo, Dallas Buyers Club, The Butler). James will soon be seen opposite Mark Wahlberg in Wonderland—the forthcoming Netflix feature, directed by Peter Berg, based on Robert B. Parker’s Wonderland—and the upcoming independent features Designed to Kill and The Banker. Topics include shooting Wonderland on location in Boston, and how Wahlberg’s Spenser compares that of...

Duration:00:35:13

Donna Mills and 40 Years of Knots Landing

11/25/2019
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TVC 473.4: Part 2 of a conversation that began last week with Donna Mills (Knots Landing, General Hospital). Dec. 27, 2019 marks the fortieth anniversary of the premiere of Knots on CBS. Topics include the legacy of Knots (and how, in many ways, it was the original This is Us), plus a look at some of Donna’s other movie and TV roles, including Play Misty for Me. The FBI, and Dan August. Donna Mills currently stars, along with Lee Purcell, Geri Jewell, Donna Pescow, RJ Mitte, and Andrea F....

Duration:00:22:50

The Legacy of Hal Roach

11/25/2019
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TVC 473.5: From 2012: Tony, Donna, and Ed look back at the life and career of film and TV producer Hal Roach, with a particular focus on the legacy of The Little Rascals.

Duration:00:13:34

The WGA Strike of 2007

11/25/2019
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TVC 473.6: This Week in TV History: Tony, Donna, and Ed discuss the issues that led to the Writers Guild strike that commenced on Nov. 5, 2007.

Duration:00:10:18

Steptoe, Sanford, and Sons

11/25/2019
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TVC 473.7: Greg and Ed discuss the broadcast history of Steptoe and Son (BBC, 1962-1974), the British series that Norman Lear and Bud Yorkin adapted as Sanford and Son for NBC. Topics include how Steptoe was never intended to be a series, how it is much more poignant and dramatic than Sanford and Son, and how you can watch the series on DVD or streaming today.

Duration:00:17:43

Tribute to Ric Ocasek

11/18/2019
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TVC 472.1: Tony Figueroa remembers Ric Ocasek, the front man of The Cars, with a particular focus on the iconic video “You Might Think,” the first music video to use computer graphics. Ric Ocasek passed away on Sept. 15, 2019.

Duration:00:22:24

How “You Might Think” Impacted Music Videos, Movies, and TV

11/18/2019
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TVC 472.2: Tony and Ed talk about how the award-winning video “You Might Think” by The Cars—the first music video to use computer graphics—went on to influence the production of movies and TV shows, as well as such other music video pioneers as Michael Nesmith.

Duration:00:11:54

Sanford & Son on DVD

11/18/2019
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TVC 473.3: Greg Ehrbar discusses the complete series DVD release of Sanford and Son (NBC, 1972-1977) available through Sony Home Entertainment. Topics include how the first two seasons of Sanford were remarkably faithful adaptations of Steptoe and Son (the British series on which Sanford was based), while also remaining a star vehicle for Redd Foxx.

Duration:00:25:27

Donna Mills of Knots Landing and Carol of the Bells

11/18/2019
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TVC 472.4: Part 1 of a two-part conversation with Emmy Award-winning actress Donna Mills (Knots Landing, General Hospital). Topics include Donna’s journey as a winemaker, having recently launched—along with her partner, Larry Gilman—Mandeville Vineyards, the first, and only, producer of estate-grown and bottled Malbec in Los Angeles, including an award-winning 2016 Reserve Malbec/Cabernet Blend. Donna also discusses her recent return to TV comedy in Mood Swings, a new series from the...

Duration:00:23:11

Part 2 with David Starzyk of Veronica Mars

11/18/2019
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TVC 472.5: Ed plays Part 2 of our conversation with David Starzyk, the actor who plays Richard Casablancas on Veronica Mars. Topics this segment include David’s appearances in the famous episode of Hot in Cleveland that marked the final screen appearance of Mary Tyler Moore. Season Four of Veronica Mars is available for streaming on demand on Hulu.

Duration:00:19:58

David Starzyk on Hot in Cleveland, Betty White, and the Columbo mansion

11/18/2019
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TVC 472.6: David Starzyk of Veronica Mars and TV Land’s Hot in Cleveland talks to Ed about working with Betty White, his recent appearance on Showtime’s The Affair, and filming a project on location inside the mansion in Pasadena that Peter Falk and John Cassavetes made famous in the “Ètude in Black” episode of Columbo.

Duration:00:18:36

The Comic Genius of Robin Williams

11/11/2019
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TVC 471.1: From January 2019: Ed welcomes David Steinberg, Robin Williams’ manager for more than forty years, and the executive producer of Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind, the critically acclaimed HBO documentary from 2018 that is just one part of Robin Williams: Comic Genius, an astonishing collection of vintage Robin Williams material.

Duration:00:32:28

Happy Birthday, Whoopi Goldberg

11/11/2019
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TVC 471.2: Tony, Donna, and Ed commemorate the birthday of actress, comedian, and The View moderator Whoopi Goldberg with a look at her career in film and television.

Duration:00:11:41

50 Years of Sesame Street

11/11/2019
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TVC 471.3: Tony, Donna, and Ed look back at the history of Sesame Street, its impact on children’s television and our culture, and such seminal moments as how the series addressed the death of Will Lee, the actor who played Mr. Hooper. Sesame Street premiered on Nov. 9, 1969.

Duration:00:16:05

Ken Osmond of Leave It to Beaver

11/11/2019
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TVC 471.4: From October 2014: Ed welcomes Ken Osmond, the actor known around the world as Eddie Haskell on Leave It to Beaver. Ken’s book, Eddie: The Life and Times of America’s Preeminent Bad Boy, discusses his life and career before, during and after Leave It to Beaver, including his early career as a child actor working with the likes of Jennifer Jones, Ozzie Nelson, and Spencer Tracy; his struggles with PTSD after being shot in the duty while he was a peace officer with the L.A.P.D.; and...

Duration:00:27:05

Kathy Coleman of Land of the Lost

11/11/2019
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TVC 471.5: From July 2015: Ed welcomes Kathy Coleman. Kathy faced grave peril every week when she played Holly Marshall on Land of the Lost—but that was nothing compared to her life outside of television, which she discusses in her book, LOST GIRL: The Truth and Nothing But the Truth, So Help Me Kathleen.

Duration:00:33:38

Roman Mitichyan of The Morning Show

11/4/2019
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TVC 470.1: Ed welcomes actor and Roman Mitichyan (Trauma Center, 10 Minutes Gone, Vice, John Wick). A former UFC mixed martial arts fighter known as “The Emperor,” Roman can now be seen opposite Jennifer Aniston in The Morning Show, the highly anticipated new series that is now available on Apple TV.

Duration:00:28:12

It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

11/4/2019
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TVC 470.2: Tony, Donna, and Ed discuss the original broadcast of It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown (CBS, 1966).

Duration:00:14:40