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Coming soon to TV CONFIDENTIAL: PAUL ROBERT COYLE on his forty-plus-year journey as a freelance television writer, story editor, and producer, including learning how to adapt to the various changes in the TV industry over the years; the importance of building relationships; and many other hands-on tips that will help anyone who wishes to pursue a career as a writer, whether for television or any other form. Paul’s memoir, SWORDS, STARSHIPS AND SUPERHEROES: From Star Trek to Xena to Hercules: A TV Writer’s Life Scripting The Stories of Heroes, is available through Jacobs Brown Media Group, Amazon.com and other online retailers

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Daphne Maxwell Reid, plus The Sounds of Lost Thanksgiving: Next on TVC

We’ll play Part 2 of our conversation with Daphne Maxwell Raid this weekend on TV CONFIDENTIAL, airing Nov. 27-29 at the following times and venues: WBRT AM 1320 and FM 97.1 Bardstown, KY Friday 11/27 9am ET 6am PT Listen … Continue reading

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Spend part of your Thanksgiving weekend with magician DAVID GROVES as he performs his latest Zoom Magic show, A SENTIMENTAL THANKSGIVING, on Friday 11/27 beginning at 9pm ET 6pm PT. Cost is $20 per family. See PayPal and Venmo addresses on the flyer below to register

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This Date in ROCKFORD FILES History: Leo Gordon, Denny Miller, Carl Franklin, and John Pleshette star in “Black Mirror,” the two-hour episode introducing Kathryn Harrold as Megan Dougherty, airing Nov. 24, 1978

BLACK MIRROR (two-hour episode) Original Air Date: November 24, 1978 Synopsis. Megan Dougherty (played by Kathryn Harrold), a clinical psychologist who became permanently blinded in an accident ten years earlier, hires Rockford after she is menaced by a man in … Continue reading

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This Date in MAVERICK TV History: “The Jeweled Gun,” the first solo adventure of Bart Maverick, airs on Nov. 24, 1957

THE JEWELED GUN Original Airdate: November 24, 1957 Synopsis. Kathleen Crowley guest stars as Daisy Harris, a wealthy woman with many secrets. Daisy hires Bart to pose as her husband (“John Haskell”) and accompany her on a trip to Laramie, … Continue reading

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 517.5 with guest Daphne Maxwell Reid is available for listening on demand

The Joy of Daphne Maxwell Reid Original Airdates: Nov. 20-22, 2020 TVC 517.5: Ed welcomes actress, photographer, clothes designer, and author Daphne Maxwell Reid (The Fresh Prince of Bel Air, Sister, Sister, Jacqueline and Jilly, WKRP in Cincinnati, Frank’s Place). … Continue reading

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 517.4 with guest Tom Dreesen is available for listening on demand

Tom Dreesen, Jack Benny, and The Longest Laugh on Radio Original Airdates: Nov. 20-22, 2020 TVC 517.4: Part 2 of our conversation that began last week with groundbreaking comedian Tom Dreesen. Tom provides insight on how to find your own … Continue reading

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 517.1 with guest Billy Van Zandt is available for listening on demand

How Lucy Channeled Buster Keaton Original Airdates: Nov. 20-22, 2020 TVC 517.1: Ed welcomes Emmy-nominated writer, producer, actor and playwright Billy Van Zandt (I Love Lucy: The Very First Show, Martin, The Hughleys, Newhart). Billy’s memoir, Get in the Car, … Continue reading

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 517.3 with guest Steve Beverly is available for listening on demand

The New Host of Jeopardy! Original Airdates: Nov. 20-22, 2020 TVC 517.3: Game show historian and TV host Steve Beverly (Steve Beverly’s TV Classics) shares some thoughts on who might be named the next host of Jeopardy! and the particular … Continue reading

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 517.6: Annie Get Your Gun: The Lost Production is available for listening on demand

Annie Get Your Gun: The Lost Production Original Airdate: Nov. 20-22, 2020 TVC 517.6: From April 2011: Phil Gries plays a clip from the March 19, 1967 telecast of Irving Berlin’s Annie Get Your Gun on NBC starring Ethel Merman. … Continue reading

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