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Robert Wagner: Next on TVC

Film and television actor and New York Times bestselling author Robert Wagner will join us, plus Leslie Bertram Crane will take us behind the scenes of the production of variety shows and live television specials. All that and more this … Continue reading

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Coming soon to TV CONFIDENTIAL: Leslie Bertram Crane on her career working behind the scenes in network television, both in production and post-production. Leslie spent more than a decade in variety television, not only on weekly series but high profile specials and such live events as the Jerry Lewis telethon and two Oscarcasts, before becoming as a “switcher” on such top shows as Friends, The Drew Carey Show, and Murphy Brown. She’ll tell you what a “switcher” does, plus she’ll give you an idea of just how many plates are spinning behind the camera of most variety TV shows. Our conversation will air in a few weeks. Leslie is also co-author, along with her husband Robert Crane, of Burn The Ice, a book that details the adventures of two bartenders in L.A.

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via THR: The Motion Picture Academy announces major changes to the 2019 Oscarcast regarding presentation of lower profile awards (borrowing a page from the playbook of Tony Awards telecast) while also announcing a new award for Best Popular or “popcorn” movie. The Oscars hope these strategies will retain the viewers it has while drawing new ones to the fold

https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/race/academy-plans-three-hour-oscars-telecast-adds-popular-film-category-1133138

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 399 with guest Wesley Hyatt is now available online for listening on demand

Show No. 399 with guest Wesley Hyatt Original Airdate: Mar. 23-26, 2018 Listen to “TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 399 with guest Wesley Hyatt” on Spreaker. First hour: Greg Ehrbar reviews the complete series DVD release of Coach, along with Shout! Factory’s DVD … Continue reading

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Bob Hope on TV: Thanks for the Video Memories: Next on TVC

Music and television historian Wesley Hyatt will join us on this weekend’s edition of TV CONFIDENTIAL, airing March 23-26 at the following times and venues: Share-a-Vision Radio San Francisco Bay Area Friday 3/23 7pm ET, 4pm PT 10pm ET, 7pm … Continue reading

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