Monthly Archives: February 2021

This date in MAVERICK TV History: Nita Talbot guest stars in “The Resurrection of Joe November,” airing Feb. 28, 1960

THE RESURRECTION OF JOE NOVEMBER Original Airdate: February 28, 1960 Synopsis. En route to New Orleans, Bret is offered  $10,000 to transport the remains of a man named Joe November from New Orleans to Europe. What Maverick doesn’t realize is … Continue reading

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This date in ROCKFORD FILES history: Neva Patterson stars in “Just by Accident,” airing Feb. 28, 1975

JUST BY ACCIDENT Original Air Date: February 28, 1975 Synopsis. Demolition derby driver Billy Jo Hartman’s plans to retire from the field and move onto dirt racing are cut short when his car is pushed off a cliff by a … Continue reading

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This date in MAVERICK TV History: “Maverick at Law” airs on Feb. 26, 1961

MAVERICK AT LAW Original Airdate: February 26, 1961 Synopsis. Two outlaws enlist a mousy bank teller in their plans to rob the Bank of Ten Sleep, but the job is bungled when bank owner Cyrus Babcock catches the robbers in … Continue reading

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Coming soon to TV CONFIDENTIAL: Sci-fi screenwriter and film and TV historian GARY GERANI with the back story of DARK INTRUDER, an unsold pilot starring Leslie Nielsen and Peter Mark Richman that not only enjoyed a successful run in movie theaters in 1965, but paved the way for such future TV series as Night Gallery, The Sixth Sense, and Kolchak: The Night Stalker. DARK INTRUDER is now available on Blu-ray through Kino Lorber and includes commentary from Gary Gerani plus an interview with Mike Westmore, son of legendary Universal makeup artist Bud Westmore

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This date in ROCKFORD FILES history: Kathleen Nolan and Irene Yah-Ling star in “New Life, Old Dragons,” airing Feb. 25, 1977

NEW LIFE, OLD DRAGONS Original Air Date: February 25, 1977 Synopsis. Irene Yah-Ling stars as Pham Vam Mai, a Vietnamese refugee who wants Rockford to find her brother Vinh. Mai believes that Vinh was abducted by a trio of former … Continue reading

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Donzaleigh Abernathy, The Listening, plus 50 Years of The Point: Next on TVC

We’ll play Part 2 of our conversation with actress, author, and vocalist Donzaleigh Abernathy, plus we’ll replay our conversation with Laugh-In star JoAnne Worley, on the next edition of TV CONFIDENTIAL, airing Feb. 26-28 at the following times and venues: … Continue reading

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This date in ROCKFORD FILES history: Jackie Cooper, Pernell Roberts, Howard Hesseman, and Simon Oakland star in “The House on Willis Avenue,” Dennis Dugan’s first appearance as Richie Brockelman, airing Feb. 24, 1978

THE HOUSE ON WILLIS AVENUE (Two-hour episode) Original Air Date: February 24, 1978 Synopsis. Rockford and greenhorn investigator Richie Brockelman probe the suspicious circumstances surrounding the accidental death of their mentor, veteran P.I. Joe Tooley, who died in the middle … Continue reading

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This date in MAVERICK TV history: “A Night at the Red Ox,” an episode of BRET MAVERICK, aired on Feb. 23, 1982

A NIGHT AT THE RED OX Original Airdate: February 23, 1982 Synopsis. Bret, Tom, and M.L. are held hostage by a woman who believes Tom murdered her husband twenty years before.   The third of three attempts to resurrect Maverick in the … Continue reading

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 527.4 with guest Donzaleigh Abernathy is available for listening on demand

Donzaleigh Abernathy and Partners to History Original Airdates: Feb. 19-21, 2021 TVC 527.4: Ed welcomes actress and author Donzaleigh Abernathy, star of Any Day Now and the youngest daughter of the Rev. Ralph David Abernathy—the man who co-founded the Civil … Continue reading

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 527.1 with guest Mitchell Hadley is available for listening on demand

How Television Evolved During the Era of Classic TV Original Airdates: Feb. 19-21, 2021 TVC 527.1: Ed welcomes novelist, essayist, and TV historian Mitchell Hadley. Mitchell’s latest book, The Electronic Mirror: What Classic TV Tells US About Who We Were … Continue reading

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