Monthly Archives: August 2018

via PBS: Airing tonight, Friday 8/17, on most PBS stations: Aretha! Queen of Soul, a half-hour remembrance special that celebrates the career of the legendary singer, with archival footage and interviews that will highlight the legacy of America’s beloved “Queen of Soul.” The program will also be available to stream on PBS.org and PBS apps immediately following broadcast

To mark the passing of Aretha Franklin at the age of 76, PBS and WNET will present a half-hour remembrance special, Aretha! Queen of Soul tonight, August 17 at 8:30 p.m. ET/PT in the PBS primetime schedule (check local listings). The … Continue reading

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An Encore with Charlotte Rae: Next on TVC

We’ll go back in time this weekend with replays of our conversations with actress Charlotte Rae and television producer/director Ron Satlof on the next edition of TV CONFIDENTIAL, airing Aug. 17-20 at the following times and venues: Share-a-Vision Radio San … Continue reading

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The King is coming to the big screen: Fathom Events celebrates the fiftieth anniversary of the Elvis 1968 Comeback Special by showing the iconic TV program in select theaters across the country on Thursday 8/16 and Monday 8/20. Event an exclusive look at the making of the special, featuring a walkthrough of the NBC soundstage with insights from director/producer Steve Binder and others

https://www.fathomevents.com/events/elvis-68-comeback-special

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via Roberson PR: Sherilyn Fenn to play silent film legend Alla Nazimova in Silent Life, an upcoming fantasy biopic about Rudolph Valentino that also features Isabella Rossellini, Franco Nero and Terry Moore

Hollywood, CA (August 10, 2018) – Golden Globe and Emmy nominated actress Sherilyn Fenn (Twin Peaks, Wild at Heart) will star as a silent film star and producer Alla Nazimova in director Vladislav Kozlov’s Rudolph Valentino fantasy biopic Silent Life. Paul Rodriguez and Dalton … Continue reading

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via TimeLife: The sixth and final season of Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In becomes available on DVD for the first time at retail on Tuesday 9/4. Six-disc includes all twenty-six episodes, complete and remastered, with guest stars including Steve Allen, Jack Benny, Carol Burnett, James Caan, Johnny Carson, Howard Cosell, Sammy Davis Jr., Dom DeLuise, Angie Dickinson, Phyllis Diller, Jack Klugman, Michael Landon, Rich Little, Don Rickles, Vin Scully, Mark Spitz and Sally Struthers 

By the time Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In signed off the air on March 12, 1973 after six seasons and 140 episodes, the show had become a cultural touchstone. Winner of the 1969 Golden Globe® for Best Television Show and the most … Continue reading

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 414 with guests Adrienne Barbeau, Will Ryan and Michael Schlesinger is now available online for listening on demand

Show No. 414 with guests Adrienne Barbeau, Will Ryan and Michael Schlesinger Original Airdates: Aug. 10-13, 2018 Listen to “TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 414: Tenth Anniversary Edition with guests Adrienne Barbeau, Will Ryan and Michael Schlesinger” on Spreaker. First hour: … Continue reading

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via Greg Ehrbar: Actor Johnny Whitaker provides a special sneak peek at some of the items on display at The Hollywood Museum

Actor Johnny Whitaker (Family Affair, Sigmund and the Sea Monsters) shows you the “Heavenly Tunic” he wore in the holiday TV classic The Littlest Angel in this sneak peek into the Hollywood Museum displays, including the recent “Annette: America’s Girl Next … Continue reading

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Barbeau, Biffle and Shooster: Next on TVC

Singer/actress and author Adrienne Barbeau, actor and voice artist Will Ryan, and writer, producer and director Michael Schlesinger will join us this weekend on the tenth anniversary edition of TV CONFIDENTIAL, airing Aug. 10-13 at the following times and venues: … Continue reading

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Coming soon to TV CONFIDENTIAL: Actor Ali Agirnas on talking surfing with Jeff Daniels in between filming scenes of the Netflix series Godless; the path that led Ali to acting after a successful career as an entrepreneur; and how proud he was to speak his father’s native language when he played a Turkish detective on The Brave

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via Jonas PR: National Comedy Center Celebrates Its Grand Opening in Lucille Ball’s Hometown of Jamestown, New York

August 6, 2018 — Jamestown, NY — About thirty years ago, just before Lucille Ball passed away, she told her hometown of Jamestown, NY that rather than a museum celebrating her life, there should be a place that celebrates all comedy. This … Continue reading

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