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Coming soon to TV CONFIDENTIAL: Actress CONCETTA TOMEI on the thirty-fifth anniversary of the premiere of CHINA BEACH on television (and how the show continues to impact the lives of Vietnam veterans), her early career as a elementary school teacher, and how her parents supported her decision to pursue her path as an actress. Concetta also shares a few memories of some of her various leading men and leading ladies on stage and television, including David Bowie, Kevin Kline, Kathy Baker, and Dabney Coleman

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Stefanie Powers, plus Beyond Where the Buses Run: Next on TVC

Please join us this weekend for encore presentations of our conversations with Stefanie Powers and actor, screenwriter, and author Joe Coyle. All this, and more, on the next edition of TV CONFIDENTIAL, airing Jan. 27-30 at the following times and … Continue reading

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TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 602.4 with guest Paul Dooley is now available online for listening on demand as a free podcast

Paul Dooley: Movie Dad Original Airdates: Jan. 20-23, 2023 TVC 602.5: Ed welcomes actor, author, and humorist Paul Dooley (Breaking Away, Sixteen Candles, A Wedding). While Paul was carving a niche for himself as a dad onscreen, he was living … Continue reading

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TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 602.6 with guest Lee Purcell is now available online for listening on demand as a free podcast

Lee Purcell of the Hollywood Radio Players Original Airdates: Jan. 20-23, 2023 TVC 602.6: Part 2 of a conversation that began last week with Lee Purcell (Big Wednesday, Valley Girl, Mr. Majestyk, Stir Crazy, Carol of the Bells). Lee is … Continue reading

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TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 602.1 with guest Peter Berk is now available online for listening on demand as a free podcast

Peter Berk, co-author of Time Lock Original Airdates: Jan. 20-23, 2023 TVC 602.1: Ed welcomes Peter Berk, longtime Hollywood publicist and the son of the late Howard Berk. Howard Berk wrote for many top network TV shows of the 1970s … Continue reading

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TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 602.3: Space Ghost and Thundarr: The Barbarian on Blu-ray is now available online for listening on demand as a free podcast

Spa-a-a-a-a-a-a-a-ce Ghost on Blu-ray Original Airdates: Jan. 20-23, 2023 TVC 602.3: Greg Ehrbar discusses the broadcast history and Blu-ray release of Space Ghost (CBS, 1966 and NBC, 1976), the Hanna-Barbera animated series starring the voice of Gary Owens that was … Continue reading

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Coming soon to TV CONFIDENTIAL: RICH LITTLE, America’s Master Mimic, on his recent appointment to the Order of Canada, one of the highest honors in Canada, and one that recognizes people from all walks of life who have made extraordinary and sustained contributions to society. Rich also continues to perform every Thursday through Sunday at the Tropicana/Laugh Factory in Las Vegas (for tickets and more information, call 702-739-2411 or visit TropLV.com), while his book, PEOPLE I’VE KNOWN AND BEEN: LITTLE BY LITTLE, includes more than 200 pages of new stories and photographs, including memories of such colleagues as Don Rickles. People I’ve Known and Been is available at Amazon.com and wherever books are sold. All proceeds from sales of Rich’s book will support our veterans, by way of the Gary Sinise Foundation

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Paul Dooley, Lee Purcell, plus Columbo: “By Dawn’s Early Light”: Next on TVC

Actor and comedian Paul Dooley will join us this weekend, plus we’ll play Part 2 of our conversation with actress Lee Purcell and welcome longtime Hollywood publicist Peter Berk. All this, and more, on the next edition of TV CONFIDENTIAL, … Continue reading

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Coming soon to TV CONFIDENTIAL: FRITZ COLEMAN, legendary weather reporter for KNBC Los Angeles, on returning to his roots as a stand-up comedian; his one-man show UNASSISTED LIVING, which is scheduled to be streamed later in 2023; and working with RAYMOND BURR (kinda sorta) in The Case of the Telltale Talk Show Host, one of the last Perry Mason movies that Burr did for NBC. Fritz is now the co-host, along with LOUISE PALANKER, of MEDIA PATH, a podcast that Fritz describes as “boomer nirvana” and which looks back at what has defined our media over the past half-century. You can listen to Media Path on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and wherever else you find podcasts

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TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 601.4 with guest Lee Purcell is now available online for listening on demand as a free podcast

Lee Purcell and The Hollywood Radio Players: “Radio You Can See” Original Airdates: Jan. 13-16, 2023 TVC 601.4: A return appearance by Emmy-nominated actress and producer Lee Purcell (Big Wednesday, Valley Girl, Long Road Home, Carol of the Bells). Lee … Continue reading

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