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Michelle Danner, Ron Bacon, plus The World of William Windom: Next on TVC

Award-winning actress and filmmaker Michelle Danner will join us, plus we’ll play Part 2 of our conversation with Emmy Award winner Ron Bacon and pay tribute to television icon William Windom, on the next edition of TV CONFIDENTIAL, airing July … Continue reading

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 545.4 with guest Ron Bacon is available for listening on demand

Ron Bacon, Television Pioneer Original Airdates: July 16-18, 2021 TVC 546.4: Ed welcomes Emmy Award winner Ron Bacon. Ron spent thirty-five years in network TV production—mostly with ABC, where he wore many hats (including stage manager, associate director, writer, producer, … Continue reading

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Coming soon to TV CONFIDENTIAL: Emmy Award winner RON BACON shares a few stories about his thirty-five-year career in network television, most of which was spent with ABC-TV in Los Angeles, and all of which saw Ron working behind the scenes in many capacities on all kinds of programming, including The Lawrence Welk Show, The Frank Sinatra Show, Shindig, The Hollywood Palace, and the iconic Ernie Kovacs specials, plus Academy Awards broadcasts and many other live specials, sports shows like Wide World of Sports and the 1984 Summer Olympics, and many iconic game shows produced by Chuck Barris, Monty Hall, and Goodson/Todman

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 528.2 with guest Jo Anne Worley is available for listening on demand

Jo Anne Worley: From Laugh-In to Nana Banana Original Airdates: Feb. 26-28, 2021 TVC 528.2: From September 2013: Ed, Tony, and Donna welcome Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In star Jo Anne Worley. Topics this segment include Jo Anne’s background with the … Continue reading

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Donzaleigh Abernathy, The Listening, plus 50 Years of The Point: Next on TVC

We’ll play Part 2 of our conversation with actress, author, and vocalist Donzaleigh Abernathy, plus we’ll replay our conversation with Laugh-In star JoAnne Worley, on the next edition of TV CONFIDENTIAL, airing Feb. 26-28 at the following times and venues: … Continue reading

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via TimeLife: ROWAN & MARTIN’S LAUGH-IN: The Complete Series, the mammoth 37-disc box set featuring all 140 remastered episodes from the landmark, groundbreaking NBC comedy plus a slew of extra features, is now available at retail for the very first time at Amazon.com. Eighty-nine episodes in this collection have never been available in stores before

The ’60s gave us “in-crowds,” “be-ins” and “love-ins.” In 1968, the happening place for free-form comedy was Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In, broadcast from beautiful downtown Burbank. Straight man Dan Rowan and wisecracking co-host Dick Martin led a gaggle of goofballs … Continue reading

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 525.5 with guest Moosie Drier is now available for listening on demand

Moosie Drier, Jack Lemmon, and The War Between Men and Women Original Airdates: Jan. 29-31, 2021 TVC 525.5: Ed welcomes back actor, director, and voice artist Moosie Drier, the youngest member of the cast of Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In, and … Continue reading

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Shout! Factory TV launches THE CAROL BURNETT SHOW linear streaming channel, now available via Pluto TV

Los Angeles – September 1, 2020 – One of the most acclaimed and influential TV series of all time heads to linear streaming with Shout! Factory TV’s launch of “The Carol Burnett Show” channel today on Pluto TV, the leading … Continue reading

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via PBS and Jonas PR: Gavin MacLeod and Marion Ross host A CLASSIC CHRISTMAS, a nostalgic celebration of traditional carols and popular holiday standards that also features vintage TV performances by Bing Crosby, Perry Como, Judy Garland, Nat King Cole, The Carpenters, and other music legends. The latest entry in the popular MY MUSIC series, A CLASSIC CHRISTMAS premieres Saturday 11/16 on most PBS stations, with replays throughout November and December

There’s nothing more joyful and heartwarming than the familiar songs of the Yuletide season. Old-fashioned favorites celebrated through the generations performed by legendary artists are featured in A CLASSIC CHRISTMAS, the latest edition of PBS’ popular MY MUSIC series of … Continue reading

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via Time-Life: Sock It to Me! Season Five of Laugh-In becomes available at retail for the very first time beginning Tuesday 7/10. Six-DVD set includes the show’s landmark 100th episode, plus new cast members Richard Dawson along with such guest stars as Gene Hackman and Raquel Welch

Political correctness met its match with Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In, NBC-TV’s groundbreaking variety series that became a cultural touchstone and part of the fabric of ’60s-’70s era America. Every Monday night at 8pm from 1968-1973, straight man Dan Rowan and … Continue reading

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