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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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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

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