Monthly Archives: July 2020

Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 501.3: Happy Birthday, Merv is now available for listening on demand

Happy Birthday, Merv Original Airdates: July 17-19, 2020 TVC 501.3: From July 2015: Tony, Donna, and Ed commemorate the birthday of Merv Griffin with a look at his long-running daytime talk show (NBC/Westinghouse/CBS/Metromedia, 1962-1986) and his contributions to the world … Continue reading

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via L.A. Theatre Works: Now available for listening on demand, both as a digital download and on CD: L.A. Theatre Works’ original radio adaptation of Mary Shelley’s FRANKENSTEIN starring Stacy Keach as The Creature and Adhir Kalyan as Dr. Victor Frankenstein

LOS ANGELES (July 20, 2020) — L.A. Theatre Works, the world’s leading producer of audio theater, has announced the release of its state-of-the-art audio recording of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. This new stage adaptation, written by the BBC’s Kate McAll, stars veteran stage actor Stacy Keach as “the creature,” … Continue reading

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via CLOSER WEEKLY: Ed Gross pays tribute to the Lovely Lady, FLORENCE HENDERSON, in this bio piece/retrospective that includes archive comments from the actress herself, plus insight from TV journalist Kimberly Potts, BRADY BUNCH VARIETY HOUR historian Ted Nichelson, showbiz raconteur Geoffrey Mark, and TV CONFIDENTIAL’s Ed Robertson

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Basil Hoffman and the Power of the Monologue: Next on TVC

Film and TV actor and noted acting teacher Basil Hoffman (All the President’s Men, Ordinary People, The Artist, The Practice, The Baker’s Road Killings, Acting and How to Be Good at It) will join us, plus we’ll play Part 1 … Continue reading

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 500.4 with guests Peri Gilpin (Frasier, Old Guy) and producers Ursula Burton, Jennifer Burton, Maria Burton, Gabrielle Burton, and Charity Burton (Old Guy) is now available for listening on demand

Peri Gilpin and The Burton Sisters of Old Guy Original Airdates: July 10-12, 2020 TVC 500.4: Ed welcomes Peri Gilpin, the award-winning actress known around the world as acerbic radio producer Roz Doyle on Frasier (NBC, 1993-2004). Peri currently stars … Continue reading

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 500.2 with guest Radames Pera (Kung Fu, Little House on the Prairie) is now available for listening on demand

Radames Pera of the original Kung Fu Original Airdates: July 10-12, 2020 TVC 500.2: Part 1 of a two-part conversation with Radames Pera, the actor best known for playing young Kwai Chang Caine, aka “Grasshopper,” in the flashback sequences of … Continue reading

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 500.1: Tribute to Hugh Downs is now available for listening on demand

Hugh Downs on the Unpredictability of Jack Paar Original Airdates: July 10-12, 2020 TVC 500.1: From September 2013: Broadcast legend Hugh Downs talks to Ed and Phil Gries about his years as announcer/sidekick on The Jack Paar Tonight Show (NBC, … Continue reading

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Coming soon to TV CONFIDENTIAL: Film and TV actor and renowned acting teacher and acting coach BASIL HOFFMAN on the power of the monologue; the difference between “actor first” directors and “camera first” directors; and why Peter O’Toole, Peter Falk and James Garner were among the most accommodating actors he has worked with. NOTE: Out of an abundance of caution due to local government quarantine regulations, the two-day acting workshop that Basil Hoffman was scheduled to lead at Blue Light New Mexico on July 25-26 has been canceled.

UPDATE July 20, 2020: Out of an abundance of caution due to local government quarantine regulations, the two-day acting workshop that Basil Hoffman was scheduled to lead at Blue Light New Mexico on July 25-26 has been canceled. ALBUQUERQUE, NM … Continue reading

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via 121comm.com: Carl Reiner and Mel Brooks’ performance of The 2,000 Year Old Man on the Feb. 12, 1961 edition of THE ED SULLIVAN SHOW will be among the many comedy and musical performances that will be streamed for free, in their entirety, on the ED SULLIVAN SHOW YouTube channel between Friday 7/17 thru Thursday 7/23. Also streamed that week will be classic appearances by Tom Jones, Nat King Cole, Judy Garland, The Mamas and the Papas, Wayne Newton, a pre-Laugh-In Rowan & Martin and a pre-Get Smart Don Adams, plus a fun segment from 1962 that includes batting tips from Dodgers great Jackie Robinson. The ED SULLIVAN Show YouTube channel is part of the recent UMe agreement with SOFAEntertainment Inc. for the global digital rights to the classic Sunday night variety series

The Ed Sullivan Show YouTube Channel Salutes the Late Carl Reiner with the global digital premiere of Reiner and Mel Brooks performing their classic routine “The 2,000 Year-Old Man” on the Feb. 12, 1961 edition of the Sullivan show FULL … Continue reading

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Show No. 500 with Peri Gilpin and Radames Pera: Next on TVC

Actress Peri Gilpin (Frasier, Old Guy), actor and entrepreneur Radames Pera (Kung Fu, Little House on the Prairie), and producers Ursula Burton, Jennifer Burton, Maria Burton, Gabrielle Burton, and Charity Burton of Five Sisters Productions will all join us for … Continue reading

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