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Our colleague Greg Ehrbar reviews Sitcom Writers Talk Shop: Behind the Scenes with Carl Reiner, Norman Lear and Other Geniuses of TV Comedy, a new book by Paula Finn that sheds light into the craft of writing itself

https://gregovision.net/gregovision-blog/2018/11/14/book-review-sitcom-writers-talk-shop-by-paula-finn

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 420 with guest Michael Learned is now available online for listening on demand

Show No. 420 with guest Michael Learned Original Airdates: Sept. 21-24, 2018 Listen to “TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 420 with guest Michael Learned” on Spreaker. First hour: A tribute to film and television actor Burt Reynolds featuring highlights from previously … Continue reading

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via Shout! Factory: Sid Caesar: The Works, a new in-depth five-DVD set coming Tuesday 9/4 from Shout! Factory, hails the man who made sketch comedy what it is today while also paving the way for such shows as Saturday Night Live. Customers who order Sid Caesar: The Works directly from Shout! Factory will receive the bonus disc, Sid Caesar: Extra Portion

Los Angeles, CA – Shout! Factory commemorates the career of influential comic trailblazer Sid Caesar with its latest DVD package, Sid Caesar: The Works, a five-DVD set spanning 1950 to 2014. Sid Caesar: The Works contains more than eleven hours of fan favorites … 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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via THR: The Estate of Rose Marie donates rare television footage of the actress/comedienne to the Paley Center for Media, inluding a game show she hosted and a pilot she filmed at Desilu Studios, while her music archive will be donated to the Special Collections Library at Georgia State University

https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/rose-marie-archives-headed-paley-center-georgia-state-university-1122462

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via Jonas Public Relations: Carl Reiner donates items from his career to the National Comedy Center, including the toupee he wore while playing Alan Brady on The Dick Van Dyke Show

Items from the remarkable career of Carl Reiner, including the hairpiece that he famously wore while portraying Alan Brady on The Dick Van Dyke Show, will join more than seventy-five comedy artifacts in the galleries of the National Comedy Center, which will … Continue reading

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 405 with guests Neil Sandilands, Georgiana Noopy Rodrigues and William J. Jankowski is now available online for listening on demand

Show No. 405 with guests Neil Sandilands, Georgiana Noopy Rodrigues and William J. Jankowski Original Airdate: May 18-21, 2018 Listen to “TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 405 with guests Neil Sandilands, Georgiana Noopy Rodrigues and William J. Jankowski” on Spreaker. First … Continue reading

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Neil Sandilands, Rose Marie’s Daughter, and Patty Duke’s Final Book: Next on TVC

Actor Neil Sandilands, author William J. Jankowski and Georgiana “Noopy” Rodrigues, daughter of Rose Marie, will join us this weekend on a brand new edition of TV CONFIDENTIAL, airing May 18-21 at the following times and venues: Share-a-Vision Radio San … Continue reading

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Coming Tuesday 5/8 from Time-Life: Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In: The Complete Fourth Season on DVD

The ’60s gave us “in-crowds,” “be-ins” and “love-ins,” and starting 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 … Continue reading

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Our recent two-hour tribute to Rose Marie, which includes an encore presentation of our interview with Rose Marie from September 2012, is available online for listening on demand

Listen to “TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 392: Tribute to Rose Marie” on Spreaker.

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