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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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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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This Date in MAVERICK TV History: John Dehner stars in “Shady Deal at Sunny Acres,” James Garner’s favorite episode and arguably the most famous Maverick of all, airing Nov. 23, 1958

SHADY DEAL AT SUNNY ACRES Original Airdate: November 23, 1958 Synopsis. Bret wins $15,000 playing poker in Sunny Acres, Colorado. He deposits the money with the town’s banker, John Bates, but when he tries to withdraw some of his money the … Continue reading

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This Date in MAVERICK TV History: Adam West and Diane McBain star in “A Fellow’s Brother,” airing Nov. 22, 1959

A FELLOW’S BROTHER Original Airdate: November 22, 1959 Synopsis. Needing a stake to get into a big poker game in Abilene, Bret decides to collect on some old gambling debts. One of the persons he visits is Ellsworth Haynes, a … Continue reading

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This Date in ROCKFORD FILES History: Mitchell Ryan guest stars in “2 into 5.56 Won’t Go,” airing Nov. 21, 1975

2 INTO 5.56 WON’T GO Original Air Date: November 21, 1975 Synopsis. Moments after leaving an urgent message on Rockford’s phone machine, Colonel Daniel Bowie is abducted by his aide, Sergeant Harvey Slate, and a former soldier named Quentin Davis. … Continue reading

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This Date in MAVERICK TV History: Buddy Ebsen and Peggy McCay star in “The Maverick Line,” the final episode featuring James Garner, airing Nov. 20, 1960

THE MAVERICK LINE Original Airdate: November 20, 1960 Synopsis. Bret and Bart arrive in Snowflake to claim their inheritance from their late Uncle Micah―full ownership of the Maverick Stage Line. Although Micah had hoped that the boys would run the … Continue reading

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Daphne Maxwell Reid, Tom Dreesen, and Billy Van Zandt: Next on TVC

Actress and author Daphne Maxwell Raid and Emmy-nominated writer/producer Billy Van Zandt will join us, plus we’ll play Part 2 of our conversation with comedian Tom Dreesen. All this and more on the next edition of TV CONFIDENTIAL, airing Nov. … Continue reading

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