Monthly Archives: June 2020

MeTV will pay tribute to Carl Reiner with a month-long presentation of his favorite episodes of The Dick Van Dyke Show that starts Sunday 7/5 at 10pm ET/PT and continues every Sunday night at the same time throughout the month of July

June 30, 2020 — The MeTV Network will celebrate legendary writer, director and actor Carl Reiner with a special, month-long presentation of his favorite episodes of  The Dick Van Dyke Show. The tribute begins this Sunday, July 5 at 10p … Continue reading

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via Decades Network: DECADES will dedicate its July 11-12 Weekend Binge to Carl Reiner with classic episodes of The Dick Van Dyke Show, plus it will air the original pilot episode, Head of the Family, and Reiner’s interview with Dick Cavett on Friday, July 10 as part of a special two-hour programming block

June 30, 2020 — The DECADES Network will celebrate legendary writer, director and actor Carl Reiner with a special weekend binge of 15-time Emmy award winning sitcom The Dick Van Dyke Show. The tribute begins Friday, July 10 at 9p … Continue reading

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Carl Reiner not only took to Twitter, but his frequent musings on all walks of daily life gave his followers glimpses of his brand of humor and an unfiltered window into his mind

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via Variety: Comedy legend Carl Reiner dies at age 98

via @Variety: Comedy legend @carlreiner dies, age 98 #TheDickVanDykeShow #YourShowofShows #OhGod #EnterLaughing #TheJerk #2000YearOldMan To quote @KPCC host @JGHorn @TheFrame his brand of humor was smart, sophisticated, layered yet also seemed effortless https://t.co/z2TkHyU5za — ed robertson (@tvconfidential) June 30, 2020 … Continue reading

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 499.5 with guest John Barbour is now available for listening on demand

John Barbour and the Power of the Real People T-shirt Original Airdates: June 26-28, 2020 TVC 499.5: Part 4 of Ed’s four-part conversation with five-time Emmy Award-winning talk show host, comedian, critic at large, and documentary film maker John Barbour, … Continue reading

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 499.1 with guests Carol Ford and Linda Groundwater is now available for listening on demand

How Bob Crane Left His Mark in Radio Original Airdates: June 26-28, 2020 TVC 499.1: Ed plays Part 2 of a three-part conversation with Carol Ford and Linda Groundwater, two of the co-authors (along with Dee Young) of Bob Crane: … Continue reading

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 499.4: This Week in TV History: Divorce and The Sonny & Cher Comedy Hour is now available for listening on demand

Divorce and The Sonny & Cher Comedy Hour Original Airdates: June 26-28, 2020 TVC 499.4: From June 2011: Tony, Donna, and Ed remember the finalization of Sonny & Cher’s divorce on June 27, 1975, and how the couple’s separation impacted … Continue reading

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 499.7: This Week in TV History: Remembering The CBS Bicentennial Minutes is now available for listening on demand

Remembering The CBS Bicentennial Minutes Original Airdates: June 26-28, 2020 TVC 499.7: From June 2011: Tony, Donna, and Ed remember The Bicentennial Minutes (CBS, 1974-1976), a series of one-minute educational television segments, produced by CBS News, that every night aired … Continue reading

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 499.8: This Week in TV History: The First Televised Commercial is available for listening on demand

The First Televised Commercial Original Airdates: June 26-28, 2020 TVC 499.8: From June 2011: Tony, Donna, and Ed remember the first TV commercial to be sanctioned by the FCC—a ten-second spot for Bulova watches (“America runs on Bulova time”), which … Continue reading

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Our November 2015 roundtable discussion with Anne Serling, author of AS I KNEW HIM: My Dad, Rod Serling is available for listening on demand

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