Category Archives: Television Star

This date in MAVERICK TV History: Claude Akins guest stars in “Burial Ground of the Gods,” airing Mar. 30, 1958

BURIAL GROUND OF THE GODS Original Airdate: March 30, 1958 Synopsis. Bart hunts down Paisley Briggs, a scoundrel who robbed our hero of $850. Maverick’s search leads him to the Waconda Mountains in Wyoming, where Briggs attempts to pull off … Continue reading

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 486.3 with guest Eric Braeden is now available for listening on demand

40 Years of Eric Braeden as Victor Newman Original Airdates: Mar. 27-29, 2020 TVC 486.3: Ed welcomes back Eric Braeden, the Emmy Award-winning actor who earlier this year celebrated his fortieth anniversary playing complex self-made billionaire Victor Newman on the … Continue reading

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 486.5: Susan Kesler and the Amazing Get Smart DVD Box Set is available for listening on demand

Susan Kesler and the Amazing Get Smart DVD Box Set Original Airdates: Mar. 27-29, 2020 TVC 486.5: From March 2014: Susan Kesler, producer of the award-winning Get Smart Complete Series Box Set from 2007, talks to Ed about the lengths … Continue reading

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 486.2: Keeping Up Appearances on DVD is now available for listening on demand

Keeping Up Appearances on DVD Original Airdates: Mar. 27-29, 2020 TVC 486.2: Greg and Ed discuss the DVD release of Keeping Up Appearances (BBC1, 1990-1995), the British sitcom starring Patricia Routledge and Clive Swift. Please follow and like us:

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 486.1: The Effect of the COVID-19 Pandemic on All of Our Lives is now available for listening on demand

The Effect of COVID-19 on All of Our Lives Original Airdates: Mar. 27-29 TVC 486.1: Tony Figueroa and Donna Allen join Ed via Skype for a special edition of This Week in TV History that looks at how the corona … Continue reading

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This date in MAVERICK TV History: William Schallert and Peggy King guest star in “The Strange Journey of Jenny Hill,” airing Mar. 29, 1959

THE STRANGE JOURNEY OF JENNY HILL Original Airdate: March 29, 1959 Synopsis. Bret’s effort to clear Mike McComb of a murder charge becomes complicated when he  falls in love with saloon singer Jenny Hill. The final episode produced by Roy … Continue reading

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This date in MAVERICK TV History: “The Forbidden City,” the episode that introduced Robert Colbert as Brent Maverick, aired on Mar. 26, 1961

THE FORBIDDEN CITY Original Airdate: March 26, 1961 Synopsis. The first of Robert Colbert’s two appearances as Brent Maverick, Bret and Bart’s younger brother. Little is known about young Brent Maverick, the “other brother” who came and went after only … Continue reading

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No Fooling! Shout Factory TV will start streaming episodes of The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, under the banner title THE JOHNNY CARSON SHOW, beginning Wednesday 4/1

Los Angeles – March 25, 2019 – Heeere’s Johnny! The undisputed king of late-night television heads to streaming for the first time ever with the launch of The Johnny Carson Show on Shout! Factory TV April 1. The streaming service will release … Continue reading

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40 Years of Victor Newman: Next on TVC

Emmy Award-winning actor Eric Braeden (The Young and the Restless) will join us this weekend on a brand new edition of TV CONFIDENTIAL, airing Mar. 27-29 at the following times and venues: WBRT AM 1320 and FM 97.1 Bardstown, KY … Continue reading

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This date in MAVERICK TV History: The BRET MAVERICK episode “The Eight Swords of Dyrus and Other Illusions of Grandeur” originally aired on Mar. 23, 1982

THE EIGHT SWORDS OF DYRUS AND OTHER ILLUSIONS OF GRANDEUR Original Airdate: March 23, 1982 Synopsis. Professional illusionist The Great Malooley is also a professional killer whose performance at the Red Ox masks a plan to exhume the legendary Kirschfeld … Continue reading

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