Monthly Archives: February 2020

via Time Life: ROCK & ROLL HALL OF FAME: IN CONCERT collection now available as a Blu-ray set for the very first time

For more than 30 years, The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame has honored rock music’s greats during annual prestigious black-tie ceremonies which have become nearly as epic as the artists they celebrate. Featuring the biggest names in classic rock from … Continue reading

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Ed Asner will bring his critically acclaimed stage productions of GOD HELP US and A MAN AND HIS PROSTATE to several cities across the United States this spring, including a performance Thursday 6/11 in Kansas City, Missouri. See the dates listed in this post for tickets and more information. Ed’s memoir, SON OF A JUNKMAN: My Life from the West Bottoms of Kansas City to the Bright Lights of Hollywood, is available now in hardcover, paperback, and as an eBook through Amazon and wherever books are sold online

Ed Asner plays God Almighty in God Help Us, a political comedy written by Samuel Warren Joseph that provides hope for the future, provided we all listen to each other. Samuel Warren Joseph was one of the collaborators of Ed’s memoir, … Continue reading

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Coming soon to TV CONFIDENTIAL: Ed Asner on how his father taught him the importance of standing up for his principles; why his experience of doing the movie UP gave him a feeling a rebirth; and whether James Staghorne Sr., the character he plays on BRIARPATCH, likes “spunk.” Season Two of BRIARPATCH airs Thursday nights on USA Network. Ed’s memoir, SON OF A JUNKMAN: My Life from the West Bottoms of Kansas City to the Bright Lights of Hollywood, is available now in hardcover, paperback, and an eBook through Amazon and wherever books are sold online

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Make a donation to the Ed Asner Family Center during the month of February and you’ll be entered into a drawing for one of Ed’s original scripts from The Mary Tyler Moore Show, signed by Ed Asner himself. Go to EdAsnerFamilyCenter.org for more information. Meantime, Ed Asner will be visiting us in March on TV CONFIDENTIAL

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Joan Van Ark: Next on TVC

Actress and voice artist Joan Van Ark (Knots Landing) will join us, plus we’ll play Part 2 of our conversation with author and screenwriter Steve Stoliar (Raised Eyebrows: My Years Inside Groucho’s House). All this weekend on a brand new … Continue reading

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 481.4 with guest Stacy Keach is now available online for listening on demand

Stacy Keach Meets Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein Original Airdates: Feb. 21-23, 2020 TVC 481.4: Ed welcomes back stage and TV actor Stacy Keach (Mickey Spillane’s Mike Hammer, Titus, Man with a Plan). Topics include how Stacy’s love of radio dramas helped … Continue reading

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 481.1. with guest Steve Stoliar is now available online for listening on demand

The Twilight Years of Groucho Marx Original Airdates: Feb. 21-23, 2020 TVC 481.1: Part 1 of a two-part conversation with author, screenwriter, and voice artist Steve Stoliar. Steve’s book Raised Eyebrows: My Years Inside Groucho’s House is a memoir of … Continue reading

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 481.2: Abbott and Costello Meet Blu-ray is now available online for listening on demand

Abbott and Costello Meet Blu-ray Original Airdates: Feb. 21-23, 2020 TVC 481.2: Greg and Ed discuss the Shout! Factory Blu-ray release of Abbott and Costello: The Complete Universal Pictures Collection, as well as the Warner Archive releases of Abbott and … Continue reading

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 481.5: The Brilliance of Gracie Allen is now available online for listening on demand

The Brilliance of Gracie Allen Original Airdates: Feb. 21-23, 2020 TVC 481.5: A special edition of This Week in TV History in which Tony, Donna, and Ed discuss the comic genius of Gracie Allen and the influence that The George … Continue reading

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 481.6: Abraham Lincoln and Project XX is now available online for listening on demand

Abraham Lincoln and Project XX Original Airdates: Feb. 21-23, 2020 TVC 481.6: Ed and Phil close out this week’s program with an encore presentation of The Sounds of Lost Television that includes a clip from Meet Mr. Lincoln, a short … Continue reading

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