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Coming soon to TV CONFIDENTIAL: Star Trek biographer Marc Cushman on how Perry Mason creator Erle Stanley Gardner mentored a young Gene Roddenberry; how the Great Bird’s ambition and desire for excellence both helped and hurt him throughout his career; how Roddenberry was a visionary in television, long before Star Trek; and the vital role that Lucille Ball played in getting Star Trek off the ground. Volume One of THESE ARE THE VOYAGES, Marc’s comprehensive three-volume biography of the making of Star Trek: The Original Series, is now available as an expanded edition through Jacobs Brown Media Group with more than eighty pages of new information, including the final thoughts and observations of Leonard Nimoy before his passing in 2015. Volume One of THESE ARE THE VOYAGES is also now available as an audiobook

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 450 with guests Susan Olsen, Frank Sheftel and Geoffrey Mark live from The Hollywood Museum is now available online for listening on demand

Lucille Ball historian Geoffrey Mark on what made Lucy a great radio host Original Airdates: May 10-12, 2019 TVC 450.3: From the floor of The Hollywood Museum: Geoffrey Mark, author of The Lucy Book and other books on film and … Continue reading

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Robert Hooks, plus Inside The Questor Tapes: Next on TVC

We’ll play Part 2 of our conversations with actor and entrepreneur Robert Hooks and author and screenwriter Marc Cushman this weekend on TV CONFIDENTIAL, airing May 10-12 at the following times and venues: Share-a-Vision Radio San Francisco Bay Area Friday … Continue reading

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 449: Inside The Hollywood Museum’s New Tribute to Lucille Ball is now available online for listening on demand

Inside The Hollywood Museum’s New Tribute to Lucille Ball Original Airdates: May 3-5, 2019 Listen to “Inside The Hollywood Museum’s New Tribute to Lucille Ball” on Spreaker. TVC 449.4: TV Confidential takes its listeners to the Hollywood Museum for the … Continue reading

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Kate Luckinbill-Conner, granddaughter of Lucille Ball, announces the launch of The Lucy Legacy, a new effort to reignite the legacy of the woman behind Television’s Queen of Comedy

HOLLYWOOD — Apr. 25, 2019 — Lucille Ball “did not set out to become anyone’s icon or influencer,” said Kate Luckinbill-Conner, daughter of singer/actress Lucie Arnaz, granddaughter of Lucille Ball, and head of Creative Direction for new business, new products, and … Continue reading

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The Hollywood Museum commemorates the 30th anniversary of the passing of Lucille Ball with a new lobby exhibit, Remembering Lucy, featuring amazing costumes, gowns, jewelry, props and other items from the life and career of Television’s First Queen of Comedy

HOLLYWOOD — Apr. 25, 2019 — The Hollywood Museum celebrated the legacy of Lucille Ball last night with a gala event that unveiled a new lobby exhibit, Remembering Lucy, featuring costumes, gowns, jewelry, props and other memorabilia from the life … Continue reading

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via Harlan Boll: Actor, producer, director and composer Roger Perry dies at age 85

Celebrated actor, producer, director and composer Roger Perry passed away Thursday, July 12 of prostrate cancer at home with his loving wife, Joyce Bulifant, holding his hand. He was 85. Born in Davenport, Iowa, Perry was discovered by Lucille Ball, … 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

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