Category Archives: Television Star

This date in MAVERICK TV History: Andrew Duggan stars as Big Ed Murphy in “The Money Machine,” airing Apr. 15, 1962

THE MONEY MACHINE Original Airdate: April 15, 1962 Synopsis. Bart meets his cousin Jacqueline Sutton in Kansas City to collect the $10,000 that Pappy owes to a bruiser named Cannonball Clyde Bassett. But Jackie quickly loses the money when she … Continue reading

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Radames Pera, Bob Crane, Hank Aaron, and Tommy Lasorda: Next on TVC

Actor and entrepreneur Radames Pera and authors Carol Ford and Linda Groundwater will join us this weekend on TV CONFIDENTIAL, airing Apr. 16-18 at the following times and venues: WBRT AM 1320 and FM 97.1 Bardstown, KY Friday 4/16 9am … Continue reading

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This day in MAVERICK TV History: Adele Mara and Joi Lansing star in “Seed of Deception,” airing Apr. 13, 1958

SEED OF DECEPTION Original Airdate: April 13, 1958 Synopsis. The townspeople of Bonita welcome Bret and Bart with open arms―they believe that the Mavericks are Doc Holliday and Wyatt Earp, and that they’ve arrived in town to take care of … Continue reading

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 534.5 with guest Ruta Lee is available for listening on demand

Ruta Lee, Perry Mason, and The Lineup Original Airdates: Apr. 9-11, 2021 TVC 534.5: Part 2 of the conversation that began last week with legendary actress, singer, and philanthropist Ruta Lee. In this segment Ruta shares some memories about working … Continue reading

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 534.3: Josie and The Pussycats on Blu-ray is available for listening on demand

Josie and The Pussycats on Blu-ray Original Airdates: Apr. 9-11, 2021 TVC 534.3: Greg Ehrbar provides a capsule history of Josie and The Pussycats in comic books and on television. Josie and The Pussycats: Fun, Groovy Stuff Original Airdates: Apr. … Continue reading

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This date in MAVERICK TV History: “Benefit of Doubt,” the second of two episodes starring Robert Colbert as Brent Maverick, aired on Apr. 9, 1961

BENEFIT OF DOUBT Original Airdate: April 9, 1961 Synopsis. In Amber Flats, three men rob the American Mail Company of $7,000. The thieves die in a shootout, but the money disappears. Brent Maverick discovers the stolen funds at the Midway … Continue reading

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This date in MAVERICK TV History: Alan Hale stars as Big Jim Watson in “The Troubled Heir,” airing on Apr. 8, 1962

THE TROUBLED HEIR Original Airdate: April 8, 1962 Synopsis. Bart renews acquaintance with Pearly Gates and Marla, the crafty duo whom he last encountered in “Dade City Dodge.” Pearly and Marla lure Maverick into a poker game with some other … Continue reading

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Ruta Lee, plus the Radio Career of Bob Crane: Next on TVC

We’ll play Part 2 of our conversation with entertainment legend Ruta Lee this weekend on TV CONFIDENTIAL, airing Apr. 9-11 at the following times and venues: WBRT AM 1320 and FM 97.1 Bardstown, KY Friday 4/9 9am ET 6am PT … Continue reading

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TV CONFIDENTIAL welcomes its newest affiliate, WLEA AM/FM (Hornell/Elmira-Corning, NY). They will carry our show Sundays 9pm ET beginning Apr. 11

TV CONFIDENTIAL welcomes its newest affiliate, WLEA 1480 AM and 106.9 FM (Hornell/Elmira-Corning, NY). WLEA is the station where Bob Crane began his career in radio in March 1950. They will carry our show Sundays 9pm ET 6pm PT beginning Apr. … Continue reading

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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: 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 daughter of Lithuanian … Continue reading

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