Category Archives: Film Stars

This date in MAVERICK TV history: “Dutchman’s Gold,” inspired by the Top 40 song of the same name, aired on Jan. 22, 1961

DUTCHMAN’S GOLD Original Airdate: January 22, 1961 Synopsis. After winning half-ownership of a saloon, but needing money to keep the business afloat, Beau becomes partners with a mysterious gold prospector known only as The Dutchman.    Mala Powers (Outrage) guest stars in … Continue reading

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Richard Benjamin, Dyan Cannon, and Massi Furlan: Next on TVC

Golden Globe Award-winning actors Richard Benjamin and Dyan Cannon will join this weekend, along with movie and TV villain Massi Furlan (Bad Boys for Life, Jumanji: The Next Level), on a brand new TV CONFIDENTIAL, airing Jan. 24-26 at the … Continue reading

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The ladies of KNOTS LANDING gather at the Hollywood Museum for a rollicking evening that unveiled a new exhibit featuring costumes originally worn by Michele Lee, Joan Van Ark, and Donna Mills on the beloved prime time soap. The latest addition to the Museum’s popular Lobby Series, the KNOTS LANDING exhibit is now open to the public thru Wednesday 4/1

HOLLYWOOD — Jan. 18, 2019 — A rollicking crowd joined special guests Michele Lee (“Karen Fairgate”), Joan Van Ark (“Val Ewing”), and Donna Mills (“Abby Cunningham”) in the lobby of the Hollywood Museum for a special evening that not only … Continue reading

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 477.4 with guest Lynda Day George is now available online for listening on demand

Lynda Day George on Christopher George, Mission: Impossible, and the Heart of Quinn Martin Original Airdates: Jan. 17-19, 2020 TVC 477.4: Ed welcomes Emmy nominated and Golden Globe nominated actress Lynda Day George (Mission: Impossible, The Silent Force, Chisum, The … Continue reading

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 477.6: Tribute to Edd “Kookie” Byrnes is now available online for listening on demand

Kookie, Kookie, Lend Me Your Comb Original Airdates: Jan. 17-19, 2020 TVC 477.6: A remembrance of Edd “Kookie” Byrnes, the iconic star of 77 Sunset Strip and Grease who was also arguably TV’s first teenage heartthrob. Please follow and like … Continue reading

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 477.5: And Here’s to You, Buck Henry is now available online for listening on demand

And Here’s to You, Buck Henry Original Airdates: Jan. 17-19, 2020 TVC 477.5: TV Confidential remembers Emmy winner and two-time Oscar nominee Buck Henry with a replay of our November 2017 conversation with screenwriter, story editor, and film historian Beverly … Continue reading

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 477: Space: 1999 on Blu-ray is now available online for listening on demand

Space 1999: The Bridge Between 2001 and Star Wars Original Airdates: Jan. 17-19, 2020 TVC 477.2: Greg Ehrbar on the Blu-ray release of Space: 1999 (ITC, 1975-1977), the sci-fi series starring Martin Landau, Barbara Bain, and Barry Morse, and produced … Continue reading

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 477.1: Thirty Years of The Simpsons is now available online for listening on demand

30 Years of The Simpsons Original Airdates: Jan. 17-19, 2020 TVC 477.1: This Week in TV History: Tony, Donna, and Ed look at the legacy of The Simpsons on television and on pop culture in general. The first regular episode … Continue reading

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This date in MAVERICK TV history: “Rope of Cards,” the episode that introduced viewers to Maverick Solitaire, aired on Jan. 19, 1958

ROPE OF CARDS Original Airdate: January 19, 1958 Synopsis. Maverick meets Twelve Angry Men as Bret finds himself the only juror who votes to acquit a man who stands accused of murder.   The first of four episodes featuring William Reynolds (The F.B.I., … Continue reading

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This date in MAVERICK TV history: “Two Beggars on Horseback” aired on Jan. 18, 1959

TWO BEGGARS ON HORSEBACK Original Airdate: January 18, 1959 Synopsis. Bret and Bart each carry a $10,000 draft from the Gannet Express Company, only to discover that the company is about to go bankrupt. But Jessamy Longacre (guest star Patricia Barry) … Continue reading

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