Category Archives: Television Star

via New York Daily News: Television pioneer Clint Walker dies at age 90. For seven seasons Walker starred as Cheyenne Bodie in Cheyenne, the first hour-long Western series produced by Warner Bros. Television, and a series whose behind-the-scenes history was as interesting as the series itself

http://www.nydailynews.com/entertainment/clint-walker-starred-tv-cowboy-cheyenne-dead-90-article-1.4003604

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via TCM: The Producers will be shown in select theaters nationwide Wednesday 6/3 and Sunday 6/6 to honor the fiftieth anniversary of the film’s release. Event includes exclusive insight from Turner Classic Movies, including an exclusive conversation with Ben Mankiewicz and Mel Brooks

For tickets and more information, including whether it will be showing at a theater near you, go to https://www.fathomevents.com/events/tcm2018-the-producers-50th-anniversary?utm_source=tcm&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=the%2Bproducers&utm_term=announcement%2Bemail    

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via PBS: Peter Marshall, Nick Clooney to host Perry Como Classics: ‘Till the End of Time, a new special that will premiere during the weekend of Saturday 6/2 on most PBS stations

For more than fifty years, Perry Como ranked as one of America’s most successful and beloved entertainers. A big band singer in the late 1930s, a radio star in the 1940s and then a TV headliner for more than forty … Continue reading

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via MPI Home Video: Coming Tuesday 6/12 to DVD: The George Carlin Commemorative Collection, all fourteen HBO specials plus much more from the stand-up genius

MPI Home Video and The George Carlin Estate are proud to announce the GEORGE CARLIN COMMEMORATIVE COLLECTION, a 10-disc must-have DVD, CD and Blu-Ray boxed set featuring more than five hours of previously unreleased bonus material including rare performance footage from … Continue reading

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TV CONFIDENTIAL commemoration of the 40th anniversary of the death of Elvis Presley is available online for listening on demand. Guests include Steve Binder, director of Elvis: The 1968 Comeback Special; actor Michael Dante (Kid Galahad, Winterhawk); film historian Tom Lisanti (Talking Sixties Drive-In Movies); and renowned Elvis Presley historian Cory Cooper help TV CONFIDENTIAL commemorate the 40th anniversary of the death of Elvis Presley. Plus: A replay of our February 2017 conversation with Steve Binder, producer and director of Elvis: The 1968 Comeback Special.

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via TVWeek: NBC will commemorate the 50th anniversary of Elvis: The Comeback Special with an all-star concert that is scheduled to air in 2019. The two-hour special will also showcase rare Elvis footage and outtakes, plus interviews from those involved in the special, including director Steve Binder

NBC to Mark 50th Anniversary of Historic Music Event

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Neil Sandilands, Rose Marie’s Daughter, and Patty Duke’s Final Book: Next on TVC

Actor Neil Sandilands, author William J. Jankowski and Georgiana “Noopy” Rodrigues, daughter of Rose Marie, will join us this weekend on a brand new edition of TV CONFIDENTIAL, airing May 18-21 at the following times and venues: Share-a-Vision Radio San … Continue reading

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via NPR: TV critic Eric Deggans on Brooklyn Nine-Nine moving to NBC, Murphy Brown returning to CBS and other takeaways from this week’s TV upfronts

https://www.npr.org/2018/05/17/611869617/fall-tv-preview-networks-stick-with-what-they-know

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Rest in peace, Joseph Campanella. Met him briefly on two occasions, once at a David Janssen convention in 1993, and again at an autograph show in 2010. He was kind enough to appear on my radio show once and it was a pleasure to chat with him. Class act.

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via Variety: Actor Joseph Campanella dies at age 93. A staple of network television for more than three decades, including many of the shows produced by Quinn Martin, he also played Mike Connors’ boss on the first season of Mannix and Bonnie Franklin’s ex-husband on the original One Day at a Time

Veteran Character Actor Joseph Campanella Dies at 93

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