Category Archives: Podcasts

Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 533.4 with guest Ruta Lee is available for listening on demand

Ruta Lee: Consider Your Ass Kissed Original Airdates: Apr. 2-4, 2021 TVC 533.4: From April 2021: Ed welcomes back entertainment legend Ruta Lee. Ruta’s new memoir, Consider Your Ass Kissed, not only is the story of how a young girl—the … Continue reading

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 533.2 with guest George Chakiris is available for listening on demand

George Chakiris, Elaine Stritch, and Company Original Airdates: Apr. 2-4, 2021 TVC 533.2: From April 2021: Ed plays Part 2 of our conversationt with George Chakiris, the Academy Award-winning actor known around the world as Bernardo, the leader of The Sharks, in … Continue reading

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 458 with guests Will Ryan, Nick Santa Maria, and Michael Schlesinger on the TV career of Biffle and Shooster is now available online for listening on demand

The Unreal TV Career of Biffle and Shooster Original Airdates: Aug. 2-4, 2019 TVC 458.1: From August 2019: Actors Nick Santa Maria and Will Ryan (The Misadventures of Biffle and Shooster) appear in character as Benny Biffle and Sammy Shooster … Continue reading

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This Date in ROCKFORD FILES History: “The Resurrection of Angie” airs on Dec. 5, 1975

THE RESURRECTION OF ANGIE Original Air Date: December 5, 1975 Synopsis. Angie Perris receives a late-night phone call from her brother Tom, a stockbroker. Tom wants Angie to remove an envelope from his safe, but is abducted before he can … Continue reading

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This Date in MAVERICK TV History: Peter Breck, Reginald Owen, and Jolene Brand star in “A Technical Error,” airing Nov. 26, 1961

A TECHNICAL ERROR Original Airdate: November 26, 1961 Synopsis. In Junction Corners, Bart wins ownership of the Bank on the Square from Major Holbrook Sims (played by Reginald Owen), who seems suspiciously eager to unload the bank. Maverick soon discovers … 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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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 560.4 with guest Ray Richmond is available for listening on demand

100 Remarkable Moments in the Life and Career of Betty White Original Airdates: Nov. 19-21, 2021 TVC 560.4: Television critic, columnist, and entertainment journalist Ray Richmond joins Ed for an early 100th birthday salute to entertainment legend Betty White. Ray’s … Continue reading

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 560.1 with guest Mark Shaw is available for listening on demand

The Ties That Bind Marilyn Monroe, Dorothy Kilgallen, and the Assassination of JFK Original Airdates: Nov. 19-21, 2021 TVC 560.1: Ed welcomes back Mark Shaw, investigative reporter, former criminal defense attorney and cable TV legal analyst, and the author of … Continue reading

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 560.3: Peter Scolari, Tom Hanks, and Bosom Buddies is available for listening on demand

Peter Scolari, Tom Hanks, and Bosom Buddies Original Airdates: Nov. 19-21, 2021 TVC 560.3: From November 2011: Tony, Donna, and Ed discuss the anniversary of the premiere of Bosom Buddies (ABC, 1980-1982), as well as the onscreen chemistry and off-camera friendship … 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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