Category Archives: Podcasts

Kat Kramer, plus a Tribute to Peter Mark Richman: Next on TVC

Singer, actress, comedienne and producer Kat Kramer, plus we’ll remember actor, author, and Renaissance man Peter Mark Richman on the next edition of TV CONFIDENTIAL, airing Jan. 22-24 at the following times and venues: WBRT AM 1320 and FM 97.1 … Continue reading

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 523: Tribute to Dawn Wells is available for listening on demand

Dawn Wells: Remembered Fondly, and With Love Original Airdates: Jan. 15-17, 2021 TVC 523.1: TV Confidential dedicates its entire program this week to the life and career of Dawn Wells, the iconic actress, author, and producer who passed away on … Continue reading

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This Date in ROCKFORD FILES History: Dyan Cannon stars in “If the Frame Fits…,” the third of the eight Rockford Files reunion movies produced for CBS, airing Jan. 14, 1996

IF THE FRAME FITS… Original Air Date: January 14, 1996 Synopsis. Falsely accused of murdering a rival detective, Rockford fights to clear his name despite a staggering circumstantial case against him and increasing animosity from his two longtime nemeses on … Continue reading

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This Date in ROCKFORD FILES History: Anthony Zerbe, Arlene Golonka, and Fredd Wayne star in “The Gang at Don’s Drive-In,” airing Jan. 13, 1978

THE GANG AT DON’S DRIVE-IN Original Air Date: January 13, 1978 Synopsis. Anthony Zerbe stars as Jackson Skowron, a once promising writer whose career has run aground in the twenty years since his only success, the bestselling novel Free Fall … Continue reading

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This Date in MAVERICK TV History: Bret falls in love in “A Rage for Vengeance,” airing Jan. 12, 1958

A RAGE FOR VENGEANCE Original Airdate: January 12, 1958 Synopsis. A mysterious woman named Margaret Ross hires Bret to accompany her as she transports $200,000 from Denver, Colorado to North Span, Montana. Maverick’s curiosity becomes unbridled when he learns that the … Continue reading

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 522 with guest Carolyn Hennesy is available for listening on demand

Carolyn Hennesy of General Hospital Original Airdate: Jan. 8-10, 2021 TVC 522.4: Ed welcomes Carolyn Hennesy, the Emmy Award-winning actress who has played attorney Diane Miller on General Hospital for fourteen years and more than five hundred episodes. (Carolyn’s 500th … Continue reading

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 522 with guest Paul Robert Coyle is available for listening on demand

How to Write for Certain TV Actors Original Airdate: Jan. 8-10, 2021 TVC 522.1: Part 2 of a conversation that began on our Dec. 18-20 program with television writer and producer Paul Robert Coyle. Paul’s memoir, Swords, Starships and Superheroes, … Continue reading

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 522: Tribute to William Link is available for listening on demand

William Link on the Origins of Columbo Original Airdate: Jan. 8-10, 2021 TVC 522.3: From July 2011: Ed welcomes Emmy Award-winning writer/producer William Link (Columbo, Mannix, Ellery Queen, Murder She Wrote, The Columbo Collection). This particular conversation originally aired as … Continue reading

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This Date in ROCKFORD FILES History: Joan Van Ark, Howard Duff, John Dehner, Steve Landesberg, and Jack Riley star in “There’s One in Every Port,” airing Jan. 7, 1977. This was the second of three Rockfords that borrowed the premise of the classic Maverick episode “Shady Deal at Sunny Acres”

THERE’S ONE IN EVERY PORT Original Air Date: January 7, 1977 Synopsis. Another con artist acquaintance plays Rockford for a chump. Jim is told that Eddie Marks could die of a kidney disorder unless he’s treated with a $50,000 dialysis … Continue reading

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This Date in ROCKFORD FILES History: Erin Gray and Rene Auberjonois star in “With the French Heel Back, Is the Nehru Jacket Far Behind,” the episode that also marks the second appearance of Jimmy Joe Meeker, airing Jan. 5, 1979

WITH THE FRENCH HEEL BACK, CAN THE NEHRU JACKET BE FAR BEHIND? Original Air Date: January 5, 1979 Synopsis. Rockford probes the apparent suicide of his friend Carol Calcote, a high-fashion supermodel who was found dead on the same night … Continue reading

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