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via National Comedy Center: Rob Reiner, Annie Reiner, and Lucas Reiner will donate the archives of comedy legend CARL REINER to the NATIONAL COMEDY CENTER, including rare creative papers, scripts and artifacts that span Reiner’s seven-decade career as a writer, director, producer, author and performer. The National Comedy Center will also name its Archival and Preservation Department in memory of Carl Reiner

Jamestown, NY – March 19, 2021 – The National Comedy Center, the United States’ official cultural institution dedicated to the art form of comedy, announced today that it will become the home of comedy legend Carl Reiner’s archives. The Reiner … Continue reading

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 526.1: Gene Roddenberry, Star Trek, and Space: 1999 with guest Marc Cushman is available for listening on demand

Gene Roddenberry, Star Trek, and Space: 1999 Original Airdates: Feb. 12-14, 2021 TVC 526.1: Part 2 of a conversation with Marc Cushman that began on our last program about These Are the Voyages: Gene Roddenberry and Star Trek in the … Continue reading

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Kevin Spirtas, Gene Roddenberry, Ella Fitzgerald, and Pete Duel: Next on TVC

Actor, writer, and producer Kevin Spirtas will join us this weekend, plus we’ll play Part 2 of our conversation with Star Trek historian/Gene Roddenberry biographer Marc Cushman. All and this, and more, on the next edition of TV CONFIDENTIAL, airing … Continue reading

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 525.1 with guest Marc Cushman is available for listening on demand

What Makes Star Trek “Star Trek” Original Airdates: Jan. 29-31, 2020 TVC 525.1: A return visit from the award-winning screenwriter, director, producer, documentary maker, and author Marc Cushman. Marc’s latest book, These Are the Voyages: Gene Roddenberry and Star Trek … Continue reading

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Moosie Drier, plus The Trials and Tribulations of Gene Roddenberry: Next on TVC

We will welcome back actor, director, and voice artist Moosie Drier and Star Trek historian/Gene Roddenberry biographer Marc Cushman on the next edition of TV CONFIDENTIAL, airing Jan. 29-31 at the following times and venues: WBRT AM 1320 and FM … Continue reading

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via National Comedy Center: The NATIONAL COMEDY CENTER partners with the Elkhorn Valley Museum to launch a new Johnny Carson Gallery in Carson’s hometown of Elkhorn, NE (set to open in 2021), and with the Carson Entertainment Group to launch a new Johnny Carson exhibit, 30 Years of Late Night Television, set to open in 2022

Jamestown, NY – October 23, 2020– As the country remembers comedy and late-night legend Johnny Carson on his 95th birthday today, the National Comedy Center—the nation’s official cultural institution dedicated to comedy—and the Elkhorn Valley Museum in Johnny Carson’s hometown … Continue reading

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via Indiewire: PHIL GRIES of TV CONFIDENTIAL and Archival Television Audio appears in and contributed vital archival audio to THE SIT-IN: HARRY BELAFONTE HOSTS THE TONIGHT SHOW, the new NBC Peacock documentary, executive produced by Joy Reid and directed by Yoruba Richen, that is now available for streaming on demand. Phil contributed audio of Belafonte interviewing The Smothers Brothers, Lena Horne and Bill Cosby during the week when the singer and longtime civil rights activist guest hosted The Tonight Show in February 1968. THE SIT-IN: HARRY BELAFONTE HOSTS THE TONIGHT SHOW will also have a special airing on MSNBC on Saturday 9/12 at 10pm ET and PT

In 1968, America was embroiled in protests over civil rights and the Vietnam War. In that tumultuous time, “The Tonight Show” host Johnny Carson turned over hosting duties for an entire week to actor and activist Harry Belafonte. His cast of … Continue reading

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 457 with guest Marc Cushman is now available online for listening on demand

The Legendary Memos of Gene Roddenberry Original Airdates: July 19-21, 2019 TVC 457.1: A continuation of last week’s conversation with Marc Cushman about Volume 1 of These Are The Voyages: Star Trek The Original Series, the three-volume biography of Star … Continue reading

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Kathy Garver, Jason Stuart, and the Vision of Gene Roddenberry: Next on TVC

Actress and voice artist Kathy Garver, actor and comedian Jason Stuart, and screenwriter and Gene Roddenberry biographer Marc Cushman will join us this weekend on TV CONFIDENTIAL, airing July 19-21 at the following times and venues: Share-a-Vision Radio San Francisco … Continue reading

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 456 with guest Marc Cushman is now available online for listening on demand

How Gene Roddenberry’s Drive and Ambition Both Helped and Hurt Him Original Airdates: July 12-14, 2019 TVC 456.1: Marc Cushman, author of These Are The Voyages: Star Trek The Original Series, helps Ed take a deep dive into the development … Continue reading

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