Monthly Archives: October 2021

Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 556.5 with guest Kat Kramer is available for listening on demand

Kat Kramer’s Comedy Homecoming Original Airdates: Oct. 22-24, 2021 TVC 556.5: Ed welcomes back singer, actress, producer, and comedienne Kat Kramer (Turnover, Child of the ’70s). After returning to stand-up comedy earlier this year, Kat will perform a special Halloween-themed … Continue reading

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 556.2 with guest Phil Rosenzweig is available for listening on demand

Reginald Rose and The Journey of 12 Angry Men Original Airdates: Oct. 22-24, 2021 TVC 556.2: Ed welcomes Phil Rosenzweig, professor of organizational behavior at IMD business school, and the author of Reginald Rose and The Journey of 12 Angry … Continue reading

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 556.1 with guest Geoffrey Mark is available for listening on demand

70 Years of I Love Lucy Original Airdates: Oct. 22-24, 2021 TVC 556.1: Emmy Award-winning writer and producer Geoffrey Mark joins us to celebrate the seventieth anniversary of the premiere of I Love Lucy and the legacy of Lucille Ball … Continue reading

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This Date in MAVERICK TV History: Joel Grey, Nancy Kulp, and Robert Lowery star in “Full House,” airing Oct. 25, 1959

FULL HOUSE Original Airdate: October 25, 1959 Synopsis. In Denver, Bret wins $2,000 playing cards with a man who is temporarily short of cash. Maverick wants the man’s fancy tie pin as collateral, but the man is reluctant to give … Continue reading

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This Date in ROCKFORD FILES History: Jill Clayburgh and Suzanne Somers star in “The Big Ripoff,” airing Oct. 25, 1974

THE BIG RIPOFF Original Air Date: October 25, 1974 Synopsis. Nancy Frazier hires Rockford to investigate the death of her lover Steve Nelson, who allegedly perished in a plane crash. Nancy believes that Steve’s wife Ginny arranged for the accident, … Continue reading

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This Date in MAVERICK TV History: Gerald Mohr and Myrna Fahey star in “Mano Nera,” the first of four episodes co-written by Leo Gordon, airing Oct. 23, 1960

MANO NERA Original Airdate: October 23, 1960 Synopsis. In New Orleans, an Italian shop owner dies at Bart’s feet―the latest victim of a murderous band of extortionists known as Mano Nera (“black hand”), who have been terrorizing members of the … Continue reading

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This Date in ROCKFORD FILES History: Ed Lauter, Joanne Nail and Michael Bell star in “The Dog and Pony Show,” airing Oct. 21, 1977

THE DOG AND PONY SHOW Original Air Date: October 21, 1977 Synopsis. Rockford meets his latest client, Mary Jo Flynn, in a group therapy session after a judge convicts him of petty theft and sentences him to undergo psychiatric counseling. … Continue reading

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Veronica Redd, 12 Angry Men, plus Seventy Years of I Love Lucy: Next on TVC

We’ll play Part 2 of our conversation with Veronica Redd (The Young and The Restless), plus we’ll welcome authors Phil Rosenzweig (Reginald Rose and the Journey of 12 Angry Men) and Geoffrey Mark (The New Lucy Book, Geoffrey Mark Plays … Continue reading

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This Date in ROCKFORD FILES History: “White on White and Nearly Perfect,” the first of two episodes starring Tom Selleck as Lance White, airs on Oct. 20, 1978

WHITE ON WHITE AND NEARLY PERFECT Original Air Date: October 20, 1978 Synopsis. While investigating the disappearance of the daughter of a millionaire industrialist, Rockford must also contend with Lance White, a rival private detective whose intrepid yet oblivious approach … Continue reading

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This Date in MAVERICK TV History: “The Long Hunt” airs on Oct. 20, 1957

THE LONG HUNT Original Airdate: October 20, 1957 Synopsis. Maverick befriends Lefty Dolan, a bank robber who rescued Bret from “a parcel of very disappointed poker players.” Their friendship is cut short when Lefty is gunned down by two other … Continue reading

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