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This date in MAVERICK TV history: “Maverick and Juliet,” the second of two episodes featuring Carole Wells, aired on Jan. 17, 1960

MAVERICK AND JULIET Original Airdate: January 17, 1960 Synopsis. Maverick meets The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn meets Romeo and Juliet as Bret and Bart finds themselves embroiled in a bitter feud between two families.  Guest star Carole Wells (Pistols ‘n’ Petticoats) makes … Continue reading

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This date in MAVERICK TV history: “Makin’ Tracks,” the last broadcast episode of YOUNG MAVERICK, aired on Jan. 16, 1980. Guest stars include Morgan Fairchild and John Hillerman

6. MAKIN’ TRACKS Original Airdate: January 16, 1980 Synopsis. An eighty-year-old Indian cardsharp will grant railroad officials right-of-way through his land―provided they can beat him in poker. An ill-fated attempt to update the Maverick formula of the late 1950s to … Continue reading

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This date in MAVERICK TV History: “The Cactus Switch,” featuring Edgar Buchanan and Fay Spain, aired on Jan. 15, 1961

THE CATCUS SWITCH Original Airdate: January 15, 1961 Synopsis. In Green River, Bart runs afoul of a husband-and-wife team of grifters and an escaped killer named Red Daniels.  “The Cactus Switch” was the fifth of five episodes featuring Edgar Buchanan, the … Continue reading

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Lynda Day George, plus tributes to Buck Henry and Edd Byrnes: Next on TVC

Emmy and Golden Globe-nominated actress Lynda Day George will join us this weekend on TV CONFIDENTIAL, airing Jan. 17-19 at the following times and venues: Share-a-Vision Radio San Francisco Bay Area Friday 1/17 7pm ET, 4pm PT 10pm ET, 7pm … Continue reading

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Coming soon to TV CONFIDENTIAL: Ian Nathan, author of QUENTIN TARANTINO: The Iconic Filmmaker and His Work, on what it means to be Tarantinoesque; how certain TV shows from the Sixties and Seventies helped shape the Tarantino style; and why ONCE UPON A TIME IN HOLLYWOOD and JACKIE BROWN are both “hang out” movies. Packed with behind the scenes photographs, Ian’s book not only explores the whole of Tarantino’s career, but has a visually arresting design that mimics the director’s singular approach to filmmaking. QUENTIN TARANTINO: The Iconic Filmmaker and His Work is available wherever books are sold

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 476.3 with guest Michael Bell is now available online for listening on demand

Michael Bell: The Flavor Says “Butter!” Original Airdates: Jan. 10-12, 2013 TVC 476.3: Part 3 of our three-part interview of our three-part interview with film and TV voice actor Michael Bell (The Houndcats, The Plastic Man Comedy Adventure Show, SuperFriends, … Continue reading

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 476.5: June Foray, Gary Owens, and David Cummings is now available online for listening on demand

June Foray, Gary Owens, and David Cummings Original Airdates: Jan 10-12, 2020 TVC 476.5: Ed remembers radio host David Cummings with a replay of a September 2017 conversation in which David shared some memories of his friendship with legendary voice … Continue reading

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 476.4: Jonny Quest: The Blu-ray Adventures, Part 2 is now available online for listening on demand

Jonny Quest: The Blu-ray Adventures, Part 2 Original Airdates: Jan. 10-12, 2020 TVC 476.4: Greg and Ed take a look at some of the various other iterations of Jonny Quest that are available on Blu-ray through Warner Bros. Archive, including … Continue reading

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 476.2 with guest Steven Taibbi is now available online for listening on demand

Steven Taibbi: The Man with the Grateful Heart Original Airdates: Jan. 10-12, 2020 TVC 476.2: Ed welcomes author and speaker Steven Taibbi (Grateful Guilt: Living in the Shadow of my Heart). Born with a cyanotic heart and three birth defects—all … Continue reading

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 476.1: Hats Off to Skipper Alan Hale is now available online for listening on demand

Hats Off to Skipper Alan Hale Original Airdates: Jan. 10-12, 2020 TVC 476.1: This Week in TV History celebrates the life and legacy of actor Alan Hale (The Skipper on Gilligan’s Island) on the thirtieth anniversary of his passing. Topics … Continue reading

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