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Joyce Bulifant, Ernest Harden Jr., Jay Moriarty, and Kelly Conway: Next on TVC

Please join us this weekend on TV CONFIDENTIAL for an encore presentation of our conversations with actress, author, and philanthropist Joyce Bulifant (Match Game, Love Thy Neighbor, Airplane!, My Four Hollywood Husbands), actor Ernest Harden Jr. (The Jeffersons, White Mama, … Continue reading

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John Byner: Next on TVC

Actor, comedian, voice artist, and impressionist John Byner and broadcast journalism professor Steve Beverly will join us this weekend on an encore presentation of TV CONFIDENTIAL, airing Aug. 19-22 at the following times and venues: WBRT AM 1320 and FM … Continue reading

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This date in ROCKFORD FILES history: Rockford leads a field trip to a funeral in “Friends and Foul Play,” the fifth of the eight reunion movies that James Garner produced for CBS, airing Apr. 25, 1996

FRIENDS AND FOUL PLAY Original Air Date: April 25, 1996 Synopsis. Rockford tries to help his friend Babs Honeywell, a waitress at the Sand Castle, prove that her son was killed by mobster Happy Cartello. When Babs herself is murdered, … Continue reading

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This date in ROCKFORD FILES history: Rita Moreno and Hal Linden star in “If It Bleeds… It Leads,” the eighth and final Rockford reunion movie, airing Apr. 20, 1999

IF IT BLEEDS… IT LEADS Original Air Date: April 20, 1999 Synopsis. Rita Capkovic (played by Rita Moreno) turns to Rockford one last time when her husband Ernie Lansdale (Hal Linden), a respected school teacher, is wrongfully suspected of being … Continue reading

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This date in ROCKFORD FILES history: Roger E. Mosley guest stars in “Dirty Money, Black Light,” airing Apr. 1, 1977

DIRTY MONEY, WHITE LIGHT Original Air Date: April 1, 1977 Synopsis. Beth hires Jim to find a woman who allegedly could clear her client, pro football player Davey Woodhull, of first-degree murder charges. Meanwhile, just as Woodhull’s trial begins, Beth … Continue reading

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TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 573.1: The Resourcefulness of Tim Conway with guest Kelly Conway is available for listening on demand as a free podcast

The Resourcefulness of Tim Conway Original Airdates: Mar. 25-27, 2022 TVC 573.1: Part 2 of a conversation that began last week with Kelly Conway, the eldest child—and only daughter—of comedy star Tim Conway. Topics this week include Kelly’s career as … Continue reading

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This date in ROCKFORD FILES history: Lindsay Wagner, Bill Mumy, Nita Talbot, and William Smith star in “The Rockford Files,” the 90-minute pilot for the classic TV series, airing Mar. 27, 1974

JAMES GARNER in THE ROCKFORD FILES An NBC World Premiere Movie Original Air Date: March 27, 1974 Synopsis. Rockford reluctantly agrees to investigate the death of Harvey Butler, an elderly derelict whose body was found beneath the Santa Monica pier … Continue reading

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TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 572.1 with guest Kelly Conway is available for listening on demand as a free podcast

Kelly Conway on her dad, Tim Conway Original Airdates: Mar. 18-20, 2022 TVC 572.1: Part 1 of a two-part interview with Kelly Conway, the eldest child—and only daughter—of comedy star Tim Conway, and the author of My Dad’s Funnier Than … Continue reading

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Gabriel Jarret, plus How John Madden Changed Sports Broadcasting: Next on TVC

Actor Gabriel Jarret and sports broadcaster and TV host Steve Beverly will join us this weekend, plus we’ll play Part 2 of our final conversation with Emmy Award winner Ron Bacon. All this on the next edition of TV CONFIDENTIAL, … Continue reading

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This Date in ROCKFORD FILES History: Lindsay Wagner, Bill Mumy, and Greg Mullavey star in “Aura Lee, Farewell,” airing Jan. 3, 1975

AURA LEE, FAREWELL Original Air Date: January 3, 1975 Synopsis. Once again, Rockford teams up with Sara Butler (Lindsay Wagner), the woman who hired him in the pilot episode to solve the murder of her father. This time, Sara wants … Continue reading

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