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via It’s Alive Media and National Comedy Center: The National Comedy Center to Celebrate the Life and Career of Comic Legend Ernie Kovacs with The Ernie Kovacs Centennial Exhibit, a new display of never-before-seen creative papers, rare audiovisual content, and original, screen-used artifacts from Kovacs’ influential television shows and specials from the 1950s and early 1960s. The Ernie Kovacs Centennial Exhibit will debut in August 2019, during the National Comedy Center’s annual Lucille Ball Comedy Festival

Jamestown, New York – January 23, 2019 – The National Comedy Center will celebrate the centennial year of legendary comedy innovator Ernie Kovacs with the acquisition and display of never-before-seen material and rare artifacts courtesy of the comedian’s estate. The acquisition … Continue reading

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Hour 1 of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 434, featuring Josh Mills, David Bianculli and Douglas Howard, is now available online for listening on demand

Show No. 434, Hour 1 with guests Josh Mills, David Bianculli and Douglas Howard Original Airdates: Jan. 18-20, 2019 Listen to “Show No. 434, Hour 1: Ernie Kovacs Centennial plus Famous TV Series Finales” on Spreaker. Josh Mills, director of … Continue reading

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Constance Towers, Television Finales, and A Century of Kovacs: Next on TVC

Singer/actress Constance Towers, Ernie Kovacs estate director Josh Mills, and authors Douglas Howard and David Bianculli will join us this weekend on TV CONFIDENTIAL, airing Jan. 18-20 at the following times and venues: Share-a-Vision Radio San Francisco Bay Area Friday … Continue reading

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via It’s Alive Media: The Ernie Kovacs Centennial, a year-long celebration of the life’s work of Television’s Original Genius, kicks off this month with Kovacsland Forever, a two-night live event at the UCLA Film and Television Archive on Friday 1/18 and Saturday 1/19. Then, on Wednesday 1/23 (Ernie’s actual 100th birthday), Turner Classic Movies will air a special mini Kovacs marathon beginning at 8pm ET 5pm PT that will include three iconic Kovacs TV episodes and four of his best-known movies. The two events in January are the first of several Kovacs celebrations that are scheduled to take place in the U.S., Canada and Europe over the course of 2019. Details on these additional Kovacs venues will be announced shortly

LOS ANGELES, CA. (Monday, Jan. 14, 2019) – Ediad Productions announced today that the celebration of legendary comedian Ernie Kovacs’ centennial year kicks into high gear this month with two high-profile events around the birthday of Television’s Original Genius. On … Continue reading

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Coming soon to TV CONFIDENTIAL: Josh Mills, son of Edie Adams and the director of the estates of Ernie Kovacs and Edie Adams, on some of the many events on tap for 2019 to celebrate the 100th birthday of Ernie Kovacs, including the upcoming two-day celebration at the Billy Wilder Theater at the UCLA Film and Television Archive on Friday 1/18 and Saturday 1/19. ERNIE KOVACS: The Centennial Edition, a newly released DVD configuration featuring the very best of Television’s Original Genius, is now available through Shout! Factory

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TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 431 with guest Josh Mills is now available online for listening on demand

Show No. 431 with guest Josh Mills Original Airdates: Dec. 28-30, 2018 Listen to “TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 431 with guest Josh Mills” on Spreaker. First hour: Part 2 of our November 2017 interview with Josh Mills, curator of the … Continue reading

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Take a Good Look at Guy Lombardo: Next on TVC

We’ll have something old and something new for you this holiday weekend on TV CONFIDENTIAL, airing Dec. 28-30 at the following times and venues: Share-a-Vision Radio San Francisco Bay Area Friday 12/28 7pm ET, 4pm PT 10pm ET, 7pm PT … Continue reading

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via Shout! Factory: Just in Time for The Holiday Season: Limited Edition sets of Never-Before-Available-or-Seen Lithographs by Ernie Kovacs, starting at $250

Considered by many to be Television’s Original Genius because of his groundbreaking work in the early days of the medium, Ernie Kovacs was also a gifted sketch artist. Rarely without a pen and paper, the chronic insomniac often worked well into … Continue reading

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Coming to DVD on Tuesday 11/13 from Shout! Factory: ERNIE KOVACS: THE CENTENNIAL EDITION, a nine-disc, 22-hour cornucopia of landmark comedy and bonus material highlighting the very best of Television’s Original Genius

This November, to kick off the 2019 100th birthday celebration of Ernie Kovacs, television’s original genius, Shout! Factory brings together the riotous DVD set, ERNIE KOVACS: THE CENTENNIAL EDITION. Combining the previously released volumes of groundbreaking, rule-breaking, surreal and charmingly silly comedy … Continue reading

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via TimeLife: Just in time for Father’s Day: Twelve, never-before-released episodes of The Jackie Gleason Show available on DVD beginning Tuesday 5/15, including seven Honeymooners sketches that have not been seen since they originally aired

“How swee-eet it is!” Unseen for more than 50 years, at long last, The Jackie Gleason Show is back! From 1966-1970, Gleason, everyone’s favorite working-class hero, entertained enthralled audiences across the country with his eponymous TV Variety Show featuring hilarious sketches, celebrity … Continue reading

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