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TV CONFIDENTIAL: A radio talk show about television

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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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South Pasadena, CA

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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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Episodes

30 Years of The Simpsons

1/20/2020
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TVC 477.1: This Week in TV History: Tony, Donna, and Ed look at the legacy of The Simpsons on television and on pop culture in general. The first regular episode of The Simpsons originally aired on Jan. 14, 1990. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:21:02

Space 1999: The Bridge Between 2001 and Star Wars

1/20/2020
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TVC 477.2: Greg Ehrbar on the Blu-ray release of Space: 1999 (ITC, 1975-1977), the sci-fi series starring Martin Landau, Barbara Bain, and Barry Morse, and produced by Gerry and Sylvia Anderson, that, in many respects, served as the gateway between the release of 2001: A Space Odyssey in 1969 and the release of the original Star Wars in 1977. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:24:49

Why Series 2 of Space: 1999 Differs from Series 1

1/20/2020
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TVC 477.3: Greg and Ed discuss the many differences in style and tone between the second season of Space: 1999 and the first season, including a new producer, Fred Freiberger, and the reason why Barry Morse did not return to the show. Both seasons of Space: 1999 are now available on Blu-ray through Shout! Factory. Destination: Moonbase Alpha by Robert Wood is available through Amazon. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:15:45

Lynda Day George on Christopher George, Mission: Impossible and The Heart of Quinn Martin

1/20/2020
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TVC 477.4: Ed welcomes Emmy nominated and Golden Globe nominated actress Lynda Day George (Mission: Impossible, The Silent Force, Chisum, The Gentle Rain). Topics include Lynda’s upcoming memoir; falling in love with Christopher George while filming The Gentle Rain, an independent movie filmed on location in Brazil; Lynda’s long association with the shows of Quinn Martin; and a few other memories about her film and TV career. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:42:47

And Here's to You, Buck Henry

1/20/2020
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TVC 477.5: TV Confidential remembers Emmy winner and two-time Oscar nominee Buck Henry with a replay of our November 2017 conversation with screenwriter, story editor, and film historian Beverly Gray (Seduced by Mrs. Robinson: How The Graduate Became a Touchstone of a Generation). The iconic writer, director, and satirist who co-created Get Smart, Henry co-wrote the screenplay for The Graduate, and was a steady presence during the early years of Saturday Night Live. Learn more about your ad...

Duration:00:07:33

Kookie, Kookie, Lend Me Your Comb

1/20/2020
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TVC 477.6: A remembrance of Edd “Kookie” Byrnes, the iconic star of 77 Sunset Strip and Grease who was also arguably TV’s first teenage heartthrob. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:08:07

Hats Off to Skipper Alan Hale

1/13/2020
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TVC 476.1: This Week in TV History celebrates the life and legacy of actor Alan Hale (The Skipper on Gilligan’s Island) on the thirtieth anniversary of his passing. Topics include The Lobster Barrel, the popular seafood restaurant and steakhouse in L.A. that Hale owned throughout the 1970s and ’80s. Also in this segment: Tony, Donna, and Ed look back at A.M. America, the precursor to Good Morning, America that premiered ion Jan. 6, 1975. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:00:22:30

Steven Taibbi: The Man with the Grateful Heart

1/13/2020
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TVC 476.2: Ed welcomes author and speaker Steven Taibbi (Grateful Guilt: Living in the Shadow of my Heart). Born with a cyanotic heart and three birth defects—all of which required operations from a very young age—Steven has also undergone and overcome two open heart surgeries and two heart transplants. Each of these procedures brought on feelings of gratitude and survivors guilt, which Steven recounts in Grateful Guilt. A moving memoir, the book also includes many useful coping mechanisms...

Duration:00:36:07

Michael Bell: The Flavor Says “Butter!”

1/13/2020
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TVC 476.3: Part 3 of our three-part interview of our three-part interview with film and TV voice actor Michael Bell (The Houndcats, The Plastic Man Comedy Adventure Show, SuperFriends, The Smurfs, Rugrats, The Transformers, G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero). Topics include Michael’s recurring role as Les Crowley, Bobby Ewing’s banker, on Dallas; the water-conservation invention that he co-created along with fellow Rugrats star Melanie Chartoff; the time he beat out Davy Jones for a singing...

Duration:00:26:14

Jonny Quest: The Blu-ray Adventures

1/13/2020
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TVC 476.4: Greg and Ed take a look at some of the various other iterations of Jonny Quest that are available on Blu-ray through Warner Bros. Archive, including Jonny Quest: The Complete Eighties Adventures, The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest (Volumes 1 and 2), Jonny’s Golden Quest, and Jonny Quest and The Cyber Insects. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:21:16

June Foray, Gary Owens, and David Cummings

1/13/2020
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TVC 476.5: Ed remembers radio host David Cummings with a replay of a September 2017 conversation in which David shared some memories of his friendship with legendary voice artist June Foray (Rocky and Bullwinkle), including the role that Gary Owens played in bringing David and June together. The longtime host of Rockin’ and Rhythm, a weekly music show that aired on both KFAI-FM Fresh Air Radio in Minneapolis/St. Paul and KSAV.org in the San Francisco Bay Area, David Cummings passed away from...

Duration:00:15:51

Anna Wilding and Celebrate Hope: The Book

12/23/2019
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TVC 475.1: A return visit award-winning filmmaker, comedienne, photographer, and former White House press corps member Anna Wilding. Anna’s acclaimed exhibit of photographs from the Obama White House, Celebrate Hope, is now available as a limited edition fine art coffee table book, featuring select black and white and color images that promise to bring “The People’s House” into your own home. Available both as a small book (8″ x 8″ size) and as a large book (16″ x 12″ size), both editions...

Duration:00:22:33

Jonny Quest on Blu-ray

12/23/2019
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TVC 475.2: Greg and Ed discuss the Blu-ray release of Jonny Quest: The Complete Original Series (ABC, 1964-1965), the iconic Hanna-Barbera animated series featuring the voices of Tim Matheson, Mike Road, Don Messick, and John Stephenson. Jonny Quest: The Complete Original Series is available through Warner Archive. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:20:02

D.C. Fontana and Star Trek: The Animated Series

12/23/2019
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TVC 475.3: From May 2019: Ed and Star Trek historian Mark Cushman (These Are the Voyages, These Are the Voyages: Gene Roddenberry and Star Trek in the 1970s) discuss how the Writers Guild strike of 1973 actually benefited production of Star Trek: The Animated Series. The Animated Series was among the many collaborations between Roddenberry and Dorothy “D.C.” Fontana, one of the first female writers to break the glass ceiling in television. Dorothy Fontana passed away Tuesday, Dec. 3 at the...

Duration:00:12:57

Michael Bell on The Smurfs, The Snorks, "vocalbating," and working on Quinn Martin shows

12/23/2019
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TVC 475.4: Part 2 of our conversation with Michael Bell, the prolific voice actor whose career in film and TV animation spans more than four decades and several hundred credits. In this segment, Ed and Greg ask Michael about some of his many on-screen acting roles, what he means by "vocalbating," and his appearances on Devlin, The Snorks, and The Smurfs. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:27:37

Jarrad Hewett, Longtime Voice of The Disney Channel

12/23/2019
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TVC 475.5: Ed welcomes Jarrad Hewett, the longtime voice of the Disney Channel and a voice you’ve heard on more than 2,000 commercials, including national ad campaigns for CocaCola and White Castle hamburgers. Jarrad’s latest book, The Answer IS Energy, is a thirty-day guide that shows you how to shift energy and reframe thinking about family, money, relationships, abundance, control, and living in the moment of now by tuning into your own personal energy frequency. Learn more about your ad...

Duration:00:20:25

Jarrad Hewett, Dee Wallace, and the “I’m So Excited” Exercise

12/23/2019
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TVC 475.6: Jarrad Hewett, longtime voice of the Disney Channel and a veteran of more than 2,000 commercials, tells Ed the story of how he landed his first national ad by practicing an exercise he learned from actress and teacher Dee Wallace. Jarrad’s latest book, The Answer IS Energy, shows you how to overcome any obstacle by tuning into your own personal energy frequency. Bonus online material available at JarradHewett.com/meditations Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:00:16:22

Remembering Arthur Marks of the original Perry Mason

12/16/2019
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TVC 474.1: Ed pays tribute to Arthur Marks, the last surviving producer and director of the original Perry Mason, by playing highlights from a 2015 conversation in which Art shared a few memories of Raymond Burr, Leonard Nimoy, and Margaret O’Brien, and from 2017, in which Art paid tribute to Barbara Hale and Mike Connors. Arthur Marks died Wednesday 11/13 at age 92. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:22:56

Remembering Shelley Morrison of The Flying Nun and Will & Grace

12/16/2019
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TVC 474.2: From 2013: Shelley Morrison (The Flying Nun, Will & Grace) and her husband, producer/director Walter Dominguez (Weaving the Past: Journey to Discovery) share memories with Ed about James Garner, David Janssen, and Joseph Campanella. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:06:29

Roberta Levitow (Lost in the Stars) of Theatre Without Borders

12/16/2019
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TVC 474.3: Ed plays Part 2 of Greg Ehrbar’s interview with singer, director, and teacher Roberta Levitow, co-founder of Theatre Without Borders. Roberta’s father, Abe Levitow, directed Mr. Magoo’s Christmas Carol (NBC, 1962); Roberta’s album, Lost in the Stars, features Roberta’s renditions of songs from Magoo and other animated musicals that her father directed. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:32:17