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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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Tribute to Gilligan's Island star Russell Johnson

9/12/2019
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From March 2014: Kimberly Johnson, daughter of Russell Johnson, joins Ed, Tony, Donna, and guest co-host Bill Funt as TV Confidential remembers the life and career of the actor known around the world as The Professor on Gilligan's Island.

Duration:00:19:12

Celebrating the Life of Valerie Harper

9/9/2019
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TVC 462.1: Tony Figueroa, Donna Allen, and Ed remember Valerie Harper, the Emmy Award-winning star of Rhoda, Valerie, and The Mary Tyler Moore Show who passed away Friday, Aug. 30, one week after her eightieth birthday.

Duration:00:25:21

Michael Irby of Mayans MC and HBO’s Barry

9/9/2019
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TVC 462.2: Ed welcomes Michael Irby, the actor plays Obispo “Bishop” Losa, the head of Mayans MC’s Santo Padre charter, on the FX drama Mayans MC, and gang leader Cristobal Sifuentes, the “Bolivian Sammy Hagar” who abides by The Four Agreements, on the hit HBO series Barry. Season Two of Mayans MC airs Tuesday nights on FX, while Season One is available for viewing on demand. Seasons One and Two of Barry are also available on demand.

Duration:00:29:48

Herbie J Pilato via remote at The Hollywood Museum

9/9/2019
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TVC 462.3: Via remote from the Hollywood Museum’s recent tribute to the career of Barbara Eden: Ed catches up with Herbie J Pilato, host of Then Again with Herbie J Pilato and the author of such books as Bewitched Forever and Mary: The Mary Tyler Moore Story.

Duration:00:07:13

Gilligan’s Island’s Dawn Wells and the Appeal of Mary Ann

9/9/2019
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TVC 462.4: Ed welcomes back Dawn Wells, the actress known around the world as Mary Ann on Gilligan’s Island. The Hollywood Museum will honor Dawn Wells and Gilligan’s Island with a new lobby exhibit that will commemorate the fifty-fifth anniversary of the premiere of Gilligan’s Island. The exhibit will become available to the public on Thursday, Sept. 26 and will include the iconic gingham dress and blue short shorts that Dawn wore when she played Mary Ann, plus other Gilligan’s memorabilia....

Duration:00:30:16

How Lucille Ball Mentored Barbara Eden

9/9/2019
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TVC 462.5: Via remote from the Hollywood Museum’s recent tribute to Barbara Eden and the legacy of I Dream of Jeannie: Michael Stern, author of I Had a Ball: My Friendship with Lucille Ball, talks to Ed about Lucy mentored Barbara Eden and other young actresses early in their careers. Plus: Ed plays highlights from the official ceremonies honoring Ms. Eden, includin

Duration:00:12:43

How Barbara Eden Became Jeannie

9/9/2019
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TVC 462.6: Ed plays more highlights from the Aug. 21 unveiling of the Hollywood Museum’s new lobby exhibit honoring Barbara Eden and the legacy of I Dream of Jeannie, including tributes from Anson Williams, Loni Anderson, and Peter Marshall. Plus: Barbara Eden tells the story of how she was cast as Jeannie. The Hollywood Museum lobby exhibit honoring I Dream of Jeannie is now open to the public and includes the original Jeannie costume that Ms. Eden wore in the pilot for I Dream of Jeannie,...

Duration:00:17:36

Hanna-Barbera: The Adorable Saturday Morning Cartoon Edition

8/26/2019
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TVC 461.2: Greg Ehrbar and Ed take a look at the various DVD configurations of The Smurfs, The Snorks, and The Monchhicchis as part as “Hanna-Barbera: The Adorable Saturday Morning Cartoon Edition.”

Duration:00:20:33

The Bob Crane Murder Case Today

8/26/2019
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TVC 461.1: Ed welcomes Lynette Rice, editor at large for Entertainment Weekly, and author of “His Dark Places,” a new article that takes a fresh look at the circumstances surrounding the murder of Hogan’s Heroes star Bob Crane on June 29, 1978, a still unsolved mystery that has spawned five books, three investigations, the 2002 movie Auto Focus, and four decades of speculation. “His Dark Places” appears in the September issue of Entertainment Weekly and particularly focuses on how the...

Duration:00:23:14

Mr. Belvedere’s Ilene Graff on Making the Song Your Own

8/26/2019
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TVC 461.4: Grammy nominated singer/actress Ilene Graff (Mr. Belvedere) talks to Ed about Making the Song Your Own, a vocal performance workshop that offers students an opportunity to sing every week in a stress-free atmosphere while also learning important techniques that they can apply whether they want to pursue a career in musical theater, cabaret, jazz, pop, or just sing for the fun of it. The next workshop will likely take place in the spring of 2020. Students of all ages and...

Duration:00:22:08

Mr. Belvedere’s Ilene Graff on Making the National Anthem Your Own

8/26/2019
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TVC 461.5: Ilene Graff (Mr. Belvedere) talks to Ed about the first time she performed “The Star-Spangled Banner” before a packed house at Angel Stadium; being directed by Penny Marshall in the classic episode of Laverne & Shirley in which Lenny and Squiggy go on The Dating Game; and how her experience as an understudy in the Broadway production of Promises, Promises was not unlike that of a pitcher sitting in the bullpen at a baseball game. Ilene Graff will be performing at Feinstein’s at...

Duration:00:19:32

The Beat Goes On: Sonny & Cher on Television

8/26/2019
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TVC 461.3: Ed, Tony, and Donna remember the premiere of The Sonny & Cher Comedy Hour (CBS, 1971-1974), one of the last great TV variety hours, as part of This Week in TV History. I Got You Babe: The Best of Sonny & Cher is now available on DVD exclusively through Time-Life.

Duration:00:14:52

The Biskitts and the Adorable A-Team

8/26/2019
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TVC 461.6: Greg Ehrbar continues “Hanna-Barbera: The Adorable Saturday Morning Cartoon Edition” with a look at the DVD releases of The Biskitts and The Paw Paws that are available through the HB Classic Collection and the Warner Archive Collection.

Duration:00:14:25

I Want My MTV

8/26/2019
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TVC 461.7: Ed, Tony, and Donna remember the premiere of MTV: Music Television on Aug. 1, 1981 as part of This Week in TV History.

Duration:00:07:35

NATAS President Adam Sharp on the News and Documentary Emmys

8/19/2019
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TVC 460.1: Ed welcomes back Adam Sharp, president of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, aka the Daytime Emmy Awards. The News and Documentary Emmy Awards, which will be broadcast Tuesday, Sept. 24 at EmmyOnline.TV and other streaming platforms, honors news and documentary programming distributed during calendar year 2018. This year’s Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented to longtime NBC News foreign affairs correspondent Andrea Mitchell.

Duration:00:22:08

TV News Journalism and the Proper Use of Twitter

8/19/2019
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TVC 460.2: Adam Sharp, president of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, talks to Ed about his six-year tenure as head of News, Government and Elections at Twitter, and how a lot of journalists from all media often use Twitter as it was intended. The 40th News and Documentary Emmy Awards will be broadcast Tuesday, Sept. 24 at EmmyOnline.TV and other streaming platforms.

Duration:00:21:38

Where’s Huddles? Why, He’s on DVD

8/19/2019
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TVC 460.3: Greg Ehrbar continues “Hanna-Barbera: The Prime Time Edition” with a look at the DVD release of Where’s Huddles? (CBS, 1970), the animated sitcom produced by Hanna-Barbera that originally aired in prime in the summer of 1970. Written for an adult audience, Where’s Huddles? featured the voices of Cliff Norton, Paul Lynde, Marie Wilson, Herb Jeffries, Don Messick, plus three of the voices from The Flintstones: Mel Blanc, Alan Reed, and Jean Vander Pyl.

Duration:00:14:41

The Return of David Frankham

8/19/2019
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TVC 460.4: Actor, author, and voice artist David Frankham (101 Dalmations, Master of the World, Return of the Fly, Tales of Terror, Which One Was David?) returns for Part 2 of a conversation that began earlier this year about his career in film, television, and radio. Actor Jonathan David Dixon co-hosts. David provides the voice of The Storyteller in Ben Wickey’s stop-motion puppet animation version of The House of the Seven Gables, which is available now on DVD through ArkhamBazaar.com as...

Duration:00:21:22

David Frankham on Jack Benny and Kovacs on Music

8/19/2019
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TVC 460.5: David Frankham shares memories of working with comic legends Jack Benny and Ernie Kovacs, and his penchant for playing characters who have nervous breakdowns onscreen (which he did famously in King Rat, as well as in the “Is There No Truth in Beauty” episode of the original Star Trek). Jonathan David Dixon co-hosts. David Frankham provides the voice of The Storyteller in Ben Wickey’s stop-motion puppet animation version of The House of the Seven Gables, which is available now on...

Duration:00:30:15

Happy Birthday, Carroll O’Connor

8/19/2019
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TVC 460.6: Tony Figueroa and Donna Allen join Ed via Skype as This Week in TV History commemorates the 95th birthday of actor Carroll O’Connor (All in the Family, In the Heat of the Night).

Duration:00:23:04