Daily Archives: April 23, 2021

Coming soon to TV CONFIDENTIAL: Award-winning writer, producer and director JOSEPH WALLENSTEIN (Knots Landing, Seventh Heaven) on the backstory of the historic U.S. Supreme Court ruling on U.S. vs. Miranda in June 1966, and how two men from the opposite side of the human social spectrum, defense attorney John Flynn and career criminal Ernesto Miranda, came together to create a moment in legal history that changed their lives and the lives of all Americans. Joe’s latest book, FLYNN AND MIRANDA: Your Right to Remain Silent, is a page-turning historical novel that puts a human face on the people involved, while laying out the various legal issues in a hands-on, reader friendly way. June 13, 2021 marks the 55th anniversary of the Miranda decision. FLYNN AND MIRANDA is available through Amazon.com

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Coming soon to TV CONFIDENTIAL: Screenwriter, producer, author, and music historian GEOFFREY LITTLEFIELD on NELSON RIDDLE’s many collaborations with Frank Sinatra, Nat King Cole, and Ella Fitzgerald; why Riddle always believed that “less is more” when it came to writing arrangements; Riddle’s many contributions to movies and television throughout the ’60s and ’70s, including the iconic theme to ROUTE 66; and how working with LINDA RONSTADT resurrected Riddle personally and professionally. Geoff’s latest book, NELSON RIDDLE: Music with a Heartbeat, an authorized biography written with the cooperation of Riddle’s children and the Nelson Riddle estate, is available at Amazon.com

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via Shout! Factory: All thirty-seven episodes of CPO SHARKEY will become available for streaming on demand on SHOUT! FACTORY TV beginning Saturday 5/1, along with four classic Don Rickles comedy specials from the 1970s. The streaming launch will be supported by a special 24-hour marathon on Saturday 5/8 on Shout! Factory TV to commemorate Rickles’ birthday. The 5/8 marathon will include episodes of Sharkey, plus memorable Rickles guest appearances on The Tonight Show, The Carol Burnett Show, and more

Los Angeles – April 22, 2021 – CPO Sharkey, the satirical look at Navy life starring Don Rickles, becomes available for streaming on demand for the first time ever beginning Saturday, May 1 on Shout! Factory TV and its various … Continue reading

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This date in MAVERICK TV History: John Dehner, John Hoyt, and Chad Everett star in the conclusion of “The Devil’s Necklace,” airing Apr. 23, 1961

THE DEVIL’S NECKLACE, Part 2 Original Airdate: April 23, 1961 Synopsis. As Maverick lies unconscious, an enraged Bob Tallhorse leads the Apaches in a massive attack on Fort Distress. The only two-part episode of the original Maverick series, “The Devil’s … Continue reading

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