Category Archives: Classic Shows

Coming soon to TV CONFIDENTIAL: Emmy Award-winning and Grammy Award-nominated writer, producer, author and showbiz historian Geoffrey Mark shares a few thoughts and personal remembrances of Carol Channing and Kaye Ballard. Geoff’s book ELLA: A Biography of The Legendary Ella Fitzgerald is now available in paperback. The paperback edition includes the two-CD set featuring thirty-nine studio and/or live tracks of Ella Fitzgerald in her prime, all personally selected by Geoff himself

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Loretta Swit: Next on TVC

Actress, author and animal rights advocate Loretta Swit and television historian and broadcast communications professor Steve Beverly will join us this weekend on TV CONFIDENTIAL, airing Feb. 1-3 at the following times and venues: Share-a-Vision Radio San Francisco Bay Area … Continue reading

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Coming soon to TV CONFIDENTIAL: Singer, actress and comedienne Marilyn Michaels, America’s premier woman of a thousand faces and voices, on collaborating with her son, comedy writer Mark Wilk; the difference between an impressionist and an impersonator; and why it’s never a good idea to order halibut for delivery. Marilyn’s book, HOW NOT TO COOK FOR THE REST OF YOUR LIFE, is not a cookbook, but it does offer a recipe for obtaining what you want in life without breaking your bank account or compromising your values. It’s also filled with great stories about Marilyn’s life and showbiz career. HOW NOT TO COOK FOR THE REST OF YOUR LIFE is available through Amazon.com and MarilynMichaels.com

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL, Show No. 435, Hour 2 with guest Titus Welliver is now available online for listening on demand

Show No. 435, Hour 2 with guest Titus Welliver Original Airdates: Jan. 25-27, 2019 Listen to “Show No. 435, Hour 2: Titus Welliver on Bosch, Art, Warding Off Colds and BingeWatching Sixties TV” on Spreaker. Ed welcomes Titus Welliver, the … Continue reading

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL, Show No. 435, Hour 1 with guests Michael Learned, Douglas Howard and David Bianculli is now available online for listening on demand

Show No. 435, Hour 1 with guests Michael Learned, Douglas Howard and David Bianculli Original Airdates: Jan. 25-27, 2019 Listen to “Show No. 435, Hour 1: Michael Learned, SuperFriends plus More TV Finales” on Spreaker. Emmy Award-winning actress Michael Learned … Continue reading

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Coming soon to TV CONFIDENTIAL: Actress, author and philanthropist Joyce Bulifant shares a few memories of her late husband Roger Perry, including the musical version of You Never Can Tell that they wrote together; her efforts on behalf of children with dyslexia and other learning differences; and some of the many angels who have graced her life at times when she needed it most. Joyce’s memoir, MY FOUR HOLLYWOOD HUSBANDS, is available through Amazon.com. Joyce can also be seen, along with Tom Everett Scott and Tituss Burgess, in I HATE KIDS, a new Amazon Prime original movie directed by Joyce’s son John Asher

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Coming soon to TV CONFIDENTIAL: A return visit by film and television actor David Frankham, including news about the stop-motion animated film adaptation of THE HOUSE OF THE SEVEN GABLES that David recently narrated, plus some memories of his work alongside Jack Benny, Vincent Price, Roger Corman, Shirley Temple, Ernie Kovacs, Angela Lansbury and other film and TV legends. David’s memoir, WHICH ONE WAS DAVID?, is available through our friends at Bear Manor Media. THE HOUSE OF THE SEVEN GABLES will be screened in February at the Santa Fe Film Festival

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via It’s Alive Media and National Comedy Center: The National Comedy Center to Celebrate the Life and Career of Comic Legend Ernie Kovacs with The Ernie Kovacs Centennial Exhibit, a new display of never-before-seen creative papers, rare audiovisual content, and original, screen-used artifacts from Kovacs’ influential television shows and specials from the 1950s and early 1960s. The Ernie Kovacs Centennial Exhibit will debut in August 2019, during the National Comedy Center’s annual Lucille Ball Comedy Festival

Jamestown, New York – January 23, 2019 – The National Comedy Center will celebrate the centennial year of legendary comedy innovator Ernie Kovacs with the acquisition and display of never-before-seen material and rare artifacts courtesy of the comedian’s estate. The acquisition … Continue reading

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Michael Learned, Titus Welliver, plus More TV Finales: Next on TVC

Actors Michael Learned and Titus Welliver and authors Douglas Howard and David Bianculli will join us this weekend on TV CONFIDENTIAL, airing Jan. 25-27 at the following times and venues: Share-a-Vision Radio San Francisco Bay Area Friday 1/25 7pm ET, … Continue reading

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Hour 2 of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 434 with guest Constance Towers is now available online for listening on demand

Show No. 434, Hour 2 with guest Constance Towers Original Airdates: Jan. 18-20, 2019 Listen to “Show No. 434: Hour 2: Constance Towers on Samuel Fuller, General Hospital, Perry Mason and more” on Spreaker. Ed welcomes singer/actress Constance Towers (General … Continue reading

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