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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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How TV Covered Nixon’s Resignation

8/12/2019
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TVC 459.1: Tony Figueroa, Donna Allen, and Ed remember how network TV news covered the resignation of President Richard Nixon on Aug. 8, 1974, his departure from the White House, and the swearing-in of President Gerald Ford the following day.

Duration:00:25:34

Susan McCray on How Michael Landon Embodied Family TV

8/12/2019
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TVC 459.2: Ed welcomes Susan McCray, one of the first female casting directors in network television, and a longtime collaborator of iconic actor and producer Michael Landon (Bonanza, Little House on the Prairie). Susan is also the anchor of Kaleidoscope, a Sunday morning radio show, heard on Share-a-Vision Radio: KSAV.org, that provides listeners with the latest in the worlds of music, Hollywood, makeup, fashion, and more. Susan’s new documentary, Kent McCray: Love, Life and Television, is...

Duration:00:33:24

Dee Wallace on Being a “Mama Bear,” On and Off Screen

8/12/2019
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TVC 459.3: Ed welcomes back actress, author, teacher, radio host, and legendary “scream queen” Dee Wallace (E.T.: The Extraterrestrial, Cujo, The Howling, The Frighteners, Critters). Topics include playing the mom in Red Christmas, a character that posed a lot of challenges for Dee as an actress; Eat, Pray, #FML, the new book by Dee’s daughter, Gabrielle Stone; and the phenomenon of “channeling,” a subject that sometimes comes up on Dee’s radio show, Conscious Creation. Dee Wallace can also...

Duration:00:22:21

Dee Wallace on Mastering “the Perry Mason Cadence” in After Emma

8/12/2019
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TVC 459.4: Screen legend Dee Wallace talks to Ed about being directed by her daughter, Gabrielle Stone, in the upcoming short film After Emma. Dee Wallace can also seen in Critters Attack, a reimagining of the 1986 horror classic Critters that is now available on Blu-ray, DVD, and digital on demand; Red Christmas (now available on Netflix), a horror movie that Dee also produced, and which will remind you somewhat of Cujo; and Rob Zombie’s 3 from Hell. The unrated version of 3 From Hell will...

Duration:00:09:06

Gene Kelly’s Jack and the Beanstalk

8/12/2019
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TVC 459.5: Greg Ehrbar talks to Ed about the DVD release of Jack and the Beanstalk (NBC, 1967), the Emmy Award-winning musical collaboration between Gene Kelly and Hanna-Barbera that blended live action with animation. The special also included the voices of Ted Cassidy and Janet Waldo, plus an original score by Sammy Cahn and James VanHeusen.

Duration:00:12:24

The New Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

8/12/2019
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TVC 459.6: Greg and Ed continue their look at “Hanna-Barbera: The Prime Time Edition” with a look at the DVD release of The New Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (NBC, 1968-1969), a blend of live action and animation that was also the most expensive weekly television series of its time.

Duration:00:19:20

The Unreal TV Career of Biffle and Shooster

8/5/2019
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TVC 458.1: Actors Nick Santa Maria and Will Ryan (The Misadventures of Biffle and Shooster) appear in character as Benny Biffle and Sammy Shooster as we take a look at Biffle and Shooster’s often overlooked, but nonetheless significant TV career of the 1960s. The Misadventures of Biffle and Shooster is available now on DVD. In addition, The Biffle and Shooster Portable Guide to Etiquette is available for purchase, as are all four issues of the Biffle and Shooster comic book.

Duration:00:22:34

Will The Real Biffle and Shooster Please Sit Down?

8/5/2019
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TVC 458.2: Will Ryan, Nick Santa Maria, and Michael Schlesinger (The Misadventures of Biffle and Shooster) appear in character as Greg and Ed continue their look at the faux television career of Biffle and Shooster, including their short-lived Saturday morning cartoon series and their celebrated appearance on Batman. The Misadventures of Biffle and Shooster is available on DVD. The Biffle and Shooster Portable Guide to Etiquette is also available for purchase, as are all four issues of the...

Duration:00:20:41

The Real McCoys on DVD

8/5/2019
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TVC 458.3: Greg and Ed review the various DVD configurations of The Real McCoys (ABC/CBS, 1957-1963), the long-running sitcom starring Walter Brennan and Richard Crenna that also spawned the era of bucolic comedies on network TV.

Duration:00:29:02

The Hollywood Museum Toasts Ida Lupino and Olivia de Havilland

8/5/2019
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TVC 458.4: Ed plays highlights from the recent unveiling of The Hollywood Museum’s new lobby exhibit that honors screen legends Ida Lupino and Olivia de Havilland. Mary Anderson, Lupino’s personal assistant and confidante and the author of three books on Ida’s life and career, shared a few memories that evening of the long friendship between the two stars.

Duration:00:09:36

Daniel Boone star Darby Hinton

8/5/2019
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TVC 458.5: Darby Hinton, the actor known around the world as Israel Boone on Daniel Boone, talks to Ed about the approach he took to playing Cole Younger in Bill Tilghman and the Outlaws, a movie that he also produced, and filming the family drama Wild Faith on location in Michigan. Darby will be appearing at this year’s WesternLegendsRoundUp.com in Knab, Utah on August 15, 16, and 17; the upcoming benefit screening of Bill Tilghman and the Outlaws on Sept. 7 in Thousand Oaks, California;...

Duration:00:19:59

Cowboy Up for Johnny Crawford

8/5/2019
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TVC 458.6: Darby Hinton (Daniel Boone, Wild Faith, Bill Tilghman and the Outlaws) talks to Ed about the upcoming special benefit screening of Bill Tilghman and the Outlaws that will take place Saturday, Sept. 7 at the Joel McCrea Ranch in Thousand Oaks, California. All proceeds from this event will benefit actor Johnny Crawford in his fight against Alzheimer’s disease. For tickets and more information, visit DarbyHinton.com.

Duration:00:20:23

The Legendary Memos of Gene Roddenberry

7/22/2019
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TVC 457.1: A continuation of last week’s conversation with Marc Cushman about Volume 1 of These Are The Voyages: Star Trek The Original Series, the three-volume biography of Star Trek: The Original Series that transports readers back in time to the era in which the original series was made as much as any book possibly can. Volume 1 of These Are The Voyages: Star Trek The Original Series was recently updated and expanded to include an additional eighty pages of information, including new...

Duration:00:23:57

Roddenberry, Lucy, The Love Boat, and M*A*S*H

7/22/2019
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TVC 457.2: Marc Cushman, author of These Are The Voyages: Star Trek The Original Series, talks to Ed about what a visionary Gene Roddenberry was early in his career, above and beyond Star Trek (including ideas for series that were, essentially, prototypes of The Love Boat and M*A*S*H), as well as the integral role that Lucille Ball played in getting Star Trek on the air. Volume 1 of These Are The Voyages: Star Trek The Original Series was recently updated and expanded with new information,...

Duration:00:22:06

Kathy Garver Returns to Television as Aunt Cissy

7/22/2019
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TVC 457.3: Ed welcomes back actress, author, and voice artist Kathy Garver (Family Affair, X Child Stars, Surviving Cissy: My Family Affair of Life in Hollywood). Kathy is about to start production on Aunt Cissy, a new TV series that not only brings viewers up to date on Cissy’s life after Family Affair, but has elements of such modern shows as Modern Family. Kathy Garver will be taking part in a Child Stars Cruise to Ensenada in December 2019. Her latest book, Holiday Recipes for a Family...

Duration:00:20:32

Jason Stuart on the Proper Inflection to Have When Saying Shut Up! I’m Talking

7/22/2019
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TVC 457.4: Ed welcomes film and TV actor Jason Stuart (My Wife and Kids, Gia, Kindergarten Cop, Birth of a Nation), one of the first openly gay stand-up comedians. Jason has been performing stand-up for more than thirty years, but he did not find his piece of ground as a comedian until he started doing stand-up material about being gay. Jason Stuart will be signing copies of his memoir, Shut Up! I’m Talking: Coming Out in Hollywood and Making It to the Middle, at Book Soup in Hollywood on...

Duration:00:22:21

Jason Stuart on The Dating Game, The Merv Griffin Show, and the impact of That Certain Summer

7/22/2019
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TVC 457.5: Actor, comedian, and author Jason Stuart (Shut Up! I’m Talking: Coming Out in Hollywood and Making It to the Middle) talks to Ed about his appearance on The Dating Game in the late 1970s (and why Jim Lange was the perfect host for that show); his first national TV appearance as a comic, which occurred on The Merv Griffin Show; and the impact that the 1972 made-for-TV movie That Certain Summer had on Jason’s life. Jason will be signing copies of Shut Up! I’m Talking at Book Soup in...

Duration:00:32:02

How Gene Roddenberry’s Drive and Ambition Both Helped and Hurt Him

7/15/2019
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TVC 456.1: Marc Cushman, author of These Are The Voyages: Star Trek The Original Series, helps Ed take a deep dive into the development of the first season of Star Trek and the early career of Gene Roddenberry, including how Perry Mason creator Erle Stanley Gardner mentored The Great Bird when he began his career in television. Other topics include the acrimonious relationship between Harlan Ellison and Roddenberry over the development of “City on the Edge of Forever.” Volume 1 of These Are...

Duration:00:43:53

Frankenstein Jr. and The Impossibles: Now on DVD

7/15/2019
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TVC 456.2: Greg Ehrbar and Ed discusses the recent DVD release of Frankenstein Jr. and the Impossibles (CBS, 1966), the Hanna-Barbera animated series about a Beatles-like rock group that morphed into crime-fighting superheroes whenever trouble arose. Topics include the short-lived Hanna-Barbera record label of the late 1960s, which often featured the work of The Ron Hicklin Singers, and how the Frankenstein Jr. segment enjoyed a second life in 1976 when NBC paired it with Space Ghost....

Duration:00:15:48

Eat, Pray, #FML author Gabrielle Stone on how a “self-love cocktail” can heal a broken heart

7/15/2019
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TVC 456.3: Ed welcomes award-winning actress and director Gabrielle Stone (It Happened Again Last Night, After Emma). Gabrielle’s new book, Eat, Pray, #FML, asks the question “What do you do when you find your life has fallen apart and your heart has been ripped out and stepped on twice in two months?” In Gabrielle’s case, the answer included getting out of her comfort zone, doing a lot of soul searching, and ultimately learning how to love and accept herself with the help of two tools: A...

Duration:00:22:47