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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 539.4 with guest Martha Bolton is available for listening on demand

Bob Hope: A Fearless Performer Original Airdates: May 21-23, 2021 TVC 539.4: Part 2 of a conversation that began earlier this month with Martha Bolton, the first and only female staff writer that Bob Hope ever hired, and the co-author, … Continue reading

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Martha Bolton, Marty Krofft, and a Tribute to Billie Hayes: Next on TVC

Author and humorist Martha Bolton and iconic television producer Marty Krofft will join us this weekend on TV CONFIDENTIAL, airing May 21-23 at the following times and venues: WBRT AM 1320 and FM 97.1 Bardstown, KY Friday 5/21 9am ET … Continue reading

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 397 with guest Geoffrey Mark is available online for listening on demand

The Many Layers of Ella Fitzgerald Original Airdate: Mar. 9-12, 2018 From March 2018: An encore presentation of our March 2018 conversation with Grammy Award-nominated singer, author, comedian, radio host, and show business raconteur Geoffrey Mark. Geoff is the host of Geoffrey … Continue reading

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Cool Hand Lou and The First Lady of Song: Next on TVC

Please join us this weekend on TV CONFIDENTIAL for a special encore presentation of our conversations with actor/director Lou Antonio and radio host and Ella Fitzgerald biographer Geoffrey Mark, airing May 7-9 at the following times and venues: WBRT AM … Continue reading

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 537.4 with guest Martha Bolton is available for listening on demand

The Heart of Bob Hope Original Airdates: Apr. 30-May 2, 2021 TVC 537.4: Ed welcomes Martha Bolton, the first and only fulltime female staff writer that Hope ever hired, and the co-author, along with Linda Hope, Bob Hope’s daughter, of … Continue reading

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Bob Hope, George Jefferson, and Comfort TV: Next on TVC

Television writer and producer Jay Moriarty, comedy writer Martha Bolton, and author and TV historian David Hofstede will join us this weekend on TV CONFIDENTIAL, airing Apr. 30-May 2 at the following times and venues: WBRT AM 1320 and FM … Continue reading

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Coming soon to TV CONFIDENTIAL: MARTHA BOLTON, the first and only full-time female writer that BOB HOPE ever hired, on the special connection that Hope always had with our military troops, especially the fighting men and women who served our country during World War II. Martha is the co-author, along with Hope’s daughter, LINDA HOPE, of DEAR BOB: Bob Hope’s Wartime Correspondence with the GIs of World War II, an astonishing collection of the some of the many letters, postcards, photographs, and packages that were sent back and forth between Bob Hope, the troops, and their loved ones. Thursday 5/6 marks the 80th anniversary of Hope’s first show for U.S. troops. DEAR BOB is available right now through University Press of Mississippi and Amazon.com

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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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