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Rich Little, Tara Arkle, and A Rogue TV Comedy Writer: Next on TVC

Actor and impressionist Rich Little and novelist and radio and TV host Tara Newley Arkle will join us, plus we will play Part 2 of our conversation with Emmy nominated writer/producer Ted Bergman. All this on the next edition of … Continue reading

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 508 with guest Ted Bergman is now available for listening on demand

Confessions of A Rogue TV Comedy Writer Original Airdates: Sept. 18-20, 2020 TVC 508.1: Part 1 of a two-part conversation with Emmy nominated writer, producer, and author Ted Bergman. Ted spent four decades writing and producing such TV comedy and … Continue reading

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Gigi Garner, Mr. TV Classics, and A Rogue TV Comedy Writer: Next on TVC

Animal rescue advocate Gigi Garner, Emmy nominated writer/producer Ted Bergman, and television historian Steve Beverly will join us this weekend on TV CONFIDENTIAL, airing Sept. 18-20 at the following times and venues: WBRT AM 1320 and FM 97.1 Bardstown, KY … Continue reading

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 501.1 with guest Suzy Friendly is now available for listening on demand

Suzy Friendly’s Career in TV Production Original Airdates: July 17-19, 2020 TVC 501.1: Suzy Friendly talks to Ed about her three-decade-plus career in network television production, which saw her work behind the scenes in many capacities (both above the line … Continue reading

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Coming soon to TV CONFIDENTIAL: Emmy nominee TED BERGMAN, youngest staff writer of The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour and one of the most sought-after writer/producers in TV comedy and TV variety for more than four decades. Ted’s memoir, CONFESSIONS OF A ROGUE TV COMEDY WRITER: Forty Years of Fame, Fear and Combat Inside the Writers Room, not only includes behind the scenes stories of working with the likes of Garry Shandling, Steve Martin, Redd Foxx, Flip Wilson, and Jonathan Winters, but captures the highs, lows and various in-betweens that just about every professional writer experiences, no matter which genre or industry. Confessions of a Rogue TV Comedy Writer is available in paperback and as an eBook through Amazon and other online retailers

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 499.4: This Week in TV History: Divorce and The Sonny & Cher Comedy Hour is now available for listening on demand

Divorce and The Sonny & Cher Comedy Hour Original Airdates: June 26-28, 2020 TVC 499.4: From June 2011: Tony, Donna, and Ed remember the finalization of Sonny & Cher’s divorce on June 27, 1975, and how the couple’s separation impacted … Continue reading

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via TimeLife: The Beat Goes On and on and on as I GOT YOU BABE: THE BEST OF SONNY & CHER becomes available at retail for the very first time beginning Tuesday 2/11. Not only that, but ten episodes of The Sonny & Cher Comedy Hour will become available on demand on Amazon, iTunes, and Google Play for the first time, also on Tuesday 2/11

Fairfax, VA (January 6, 2020) — When Salvatore “Sonny” Bono and Cherilyn “Cher” Sarkisian came together it was undeniably magical. America first knew them as the duo behind the classic hit “I Got You Babe,” and their popularity exploded with the … Continue reading

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via Time Life: ATTENTION Classic TV and Classic Music Fans: On both Black Friday and Cyber Monday, get 10 percent off EVERY music and TV DVD purchase at TimeLife.com

 FAIRFAX, VA (November 27, 2019) — This holiday season, give family and friends the gift of classic music and landmark TV from Time Life® with an exclusive discount taking place on Black Friday and Cyber Monday.  For the very first time, … Continue reading

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via Time Life: The Beat Goes On with the release of I GOT YOU BABE: THE BEST OF SONNY & CHER, a two-volume, ten-DVD collection now available exclusively at TimeLife.com

Our friends at Time Life have just released I Got You Babe: The Best of Sonny & Cher, a two-volume, ten-DVD collectors edition that includes ten episodes of The Sonny & Cher Comedy Hour (including the premiere episode on Aug. 1, 1971 featuring … 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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