Daily Archives: April 27, 2020

Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 490.6 with guest John Barbour is now available for listening on demand

John Barbour Channels Mark Russell and Tom Lehrer Original Airdates: Apr. 24-26, 2020 TVC 490.6: Part 2 of a conversation that began last week with John Barbour, the five-time Emmy Award-winning talk show host, comedian, critic at large, and documentary … Continue reading

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 490.1: This Week in TV History is now available for listening on demand

1st Satellite TV Broadcast Original Airdates: Apr. 24-26, 2020 From April 2012: Tony, Donna, and Ed remember the first coast-to-coast telecast by satellite communications, which took place on Apr. 24, 1962. This technological advance changed the face of television. Captain … Continue reading

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This date in MAVERICK TV History: “The Rattlesnake Brigade,” an episode of BRET MAVERICK, airs on Apr. 27, 1982

THE RATTLESNAKE BRIGADE Original Airdate: April 27, 1982 Synopsis. A band of desperados tricks Bret and Tom into protecting a gold shipment.   The third of three attempts to resurrect Maverick in the late ’70s and early ’80s, Bret Maverick (NBC, 1981-1982) saw James … Continue reading

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