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We Talk To The Legends Who Made Classic TV

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We Talk To The Legends Who Made Classic TV

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Thirtysomething at 30 - The Great TV Podcast 35

10/12/2017
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Author Scott Ryan talks to us about the classic TV series Thirtysomething as it celebrates its 30th Anniversary. You can find his five-star reviewed book on the show at Amazon.com: thirtysomething at thirty: an oral history Thanks Scott!

Duration: 00:38:41


Open House with Corbin Bernsen and Amanda Pays - The Great TV Podcast 34

9/16/2017
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TV legend Corbin Bernsen and his wife, accomplish actress Amanda Pays are also superstars of making great living spaces. They talk about their book on the subject and their 30 year marriage. Open House: Reinventing Space for Simple Living Thanks Corbin and Amanda!

Duration: 00:30:07


Michael Learned and Being Olivia Walton - The Great TV Podcast 33

6/9/2017
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She played Olivia Walton on The Waltons. Michael talks about her career and being a part of one of the most beloved TV series of all time. It was lovely to speak with her. Thanks Michael!

Duration: 00:31:57


Loretta Swit and MASH - The Great TV Podcast 32

5/26/2017
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Loretta Swit portrayed Margaret "Hotlips" Houlihan on the iconic TV series MASH. We talk to Loretta about MASH, her other acting work and the good work she is doing on behalf of animals today. You can find her recent book at Amazon.com: SwitHeart: The Watercolour Artistry & Animal Activism of Loretta Swit Thanks Loretta!

Duration: 00:39:27


William Daniels - The Great TV Podcast 31

5/12/2017
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He is perhaps best known as the voice of KITT from Knight Rider but William Daniels is so much more. An Emmy for his work on St. Elsewhere, a movie career including The Graduate, and his stellar work on Broadway. We are so glad to talk to this living legend and his wife actress Bonnie Bartlett! You can find William's recent autobiography on Amazon.com: There I Go Again –SCOTTeVEST– I am a gadget guy, the only problem is where do you carry them all? That’s not a problem once you are...

Duration: 00:37:50


Twin Peaks - The Great TV Podcast 30

5/5/2017
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Scott Ryan and John Thorne join us to talk all about Twin Peaks, both the 90s version and the new version that will air this month on Showtime. Excuse me, I suddenly have a hankering for a damned fine cup of coffee!

Duration: 00:44:44


Seinfeldia - TV You Grew Up With 29

4/21/2017
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This week's show is all about Seinfeld. Our guest is author Jennifer Keishin Armstrong. You can find her book on the "show about nothing" at Amazon.com: Seinfeldia: How a Show About Nothing Changed Everything Thanks!

Duration: 00:48:45


Ed Asner - TV You Grew Up With 28

4/7/2017
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The legendary Ed Asner join us this week. We talk about his iconic role as Lou Grant, working with Mary Tyler Moore, his long career and why he has been so active in the political arena. Jim's note: It was an awesome honor to spend some time with Mr. Asner, I hope you enjoy our talk. You can find information on Ed's production of A Man and His Prostate at amanandhisprostate.com Thanks Mr. Asner!

Duration: 00:30:28


Eric Braeden - TV You Grew Up With 27

3/24/2017
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You may know him as the iconic villain Victor Newman from The Young and the Restless, but you probably don't know the amazing journey Eric Braeden took to become a soap opera legend. He shares some of that journey with us on this edition of TV You Grew Up With. You can find his book at Amazon.com: I'll Be Damned: How My Young and Restless Life Led Me to America's #1 Daytime Drama Thanks Eric! P.S. Eric is one of those guests I could have talked with for hours...an amazing man!

Duration: 00:41:35


On Jim Henson - TV You Grew Up With 26

3/17/2017
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Jim Henson was a legend and a one of a kind. We talk to his biographer, Brian Jay Jones, about the man and his amazing work. You can find Brian's book at Amazon.com: Jim Henson: The Biography Thanks Brian!

Duration: 00:42:28


Twilight Zone Expert - TV You Grew Up With 25

3/10/2017
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Twilight Zone expert Martin Grams joins us to discuss the classic series. You can find his book at Amazon.com: The Twilight Zone: Unlocking the Door to a Television Classic Here is a link to the Blu Ray of the complete series, now released, that we discussed: The Twilight Zone: The Complete Series Blu-ray Thanks Martin!

Duration: 00:40:49


On Mary Tyler Moore - TV You Grew Up With 24

3/5/2017
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The Mary Tyler Moore Show was groundbreaking in so many ways plus it was just plain great television. We talk to author Jennifer Keishin Armstrong about the classic TV series and it's star, the late great Mary Tyler Moore. You can find Jennifer's book at Amazon.com: Mary and Lou and Rhoda and Ted: And all the Brilliant Minds Who Made The Mary Tyler Moore Show a Classic Thanks Jennifer!

Duration: 00:43:12


Little House In The Hollywood Hills - TV You Grew Up With 23

2/24/2017
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Charlotte Stewart was Miss Beadle on Little House On The Prarie, Betty Briggs on Twin Peaks and has many stories of rubbing elbows with Hollywood legends. We had a great talk on this episode of TV You Grew Up With. You can find her autobiography at Amazon.com: Little House in the Hollywood Hills: A Bad Girl’s Guide to Becoming Miss Beadle, Mary X, and Me Thanks Charlotte!

Duration: 00:30:43


No Soup For You - TV You Grew Up With 22

2/17/2017
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He played "The Soup Nazi" on Seinfeld! Larry Thomas joins us and talks about playing New York's meanest restaurateur, his career beyond the iconic role and his own lifelong fascination with cooking. And, by the way. If you don't listen to this episode, "no soup for you!" You can find Larry's book at Amazon.com: Confessions of a Soup Nazi: An Adventure in Acting and Cooking Thanks Larry!

Duration: 00:59:18


TV Finales – TV You Grew Up With 21

9/18/2016
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Stephen Tropiano and Holly Van Buren join us to discuss the endings of classic TV shows. You can find their book at Amazon.com: TV Finales FAQ Thanks Stephen & Holly!

Stardom Happens – TV You Grew Up With 20

5/11/2016
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We talk to Home Improvement'sTaran Noah Smith and his Mom Candy Bennici about the rewards and challenges of child stardom. You can find their book on the subject at Amazon.com:Stardom Happens: Nurturing Your Child in the Entertainment Business Thanks Taran & Cindy!

The Matchless Gene Rayburn – TV You Grew Up With 19

2/18/2016
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Gene Rayburn is remembered today for his work as the hilarious emcee of Match Game, theclassic 70's game show, but he was much more. Author and game show expert Adam Nedeff join us to talk about one of our favorite classic TV personalities and his many successes. You can find Adam's book on Gene at Amazon.com: The Matchless Gene Rayburn Thanks Adam!

Remembering Rod Serling – TV You Grew Up With 18

2/6/2016
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We talk withMike Pipher who is in charge of the Rod Serling Archive at the Bundy Museum in Binghamton, NY (Serling's hometown). Wediscussthe master of mystery, and his career before, during and after The Twilight Zone. Submitted for your consideration on TV You Grew Up With... Serling's most celebrated TV series at Amazon.com: The Twilight Zone: The Complete Series [Blu-ray] The Twilight Zone: The Complete Definitive Collection (DVD) Night Gallery: Season 1 Night Gallery: Season 2 Night...

Duration: 00:15:46


Andy and Don – TV You Grew Up With 17

1/7/2016
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The Andy Griffith Showis one of the iconic series in the history of television. Pulitzer prize winning author Daniel de Visé joins us to talk about the relationship that created it. . .that between Andy Griffith and Don Knotts. A great guestand book. You can find Daniel's must-read book at Amazon.com: Andy and Don: The Making of a Friendship and a Classic American Thanks Daniel!

Duration: 00:14:41


Surviving Cissy with Kathy Garver – TV You Grew Up With 16

12/4/2015
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She playedCissy from the iconic sitcom Family Affair.She shares insight on working with greats like Brian Keith and Sebastian Cabot, her accomplished career afterward, and we chat about her recent autobiography. You can find her book on Amazon: Surviving Cissy: My Family Affair of Life in Hollywood You can find the entire series on DVD here: Family Affair: The Complete Series Thanks Kathy!

Duration: 00:09:34

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