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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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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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No Fooling! Shout Factory TV will start streaming episodes of The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, under the banner title THE JOHNNY CARSON SHOW, beginning Wednesday 4/1

Los Angeles – March 25, 2019 – Heeere’s Johnny! The undisputed king of late-night television heads to streaming for the first time ever with the launch of The Johnny Carson Show on Shout! Factory TV April 1. The streaming service will release … Continue reading

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via National Comedy Center: National Comedy Center Celebrates Comic Legend Ernie Kovacs with Special Screenings on Thursday 1/23, Friday 1/24 and Saturday 1/25 to commemorate the 101st birthday of Television’s Original Genius. Besides this special three-day event, the Comedy Center showcases rare Kovacs artifacts daily as part of its ongoing “Ernie Kovacs Centennial Exhibit”

Jamestown, New York – January 23, 2020 – The National Comedy Center celebrateslegendary comedy innovator Ernie Kovacs’ 101st birthday today through Saturday, January 25th with special screenings of rare video clips and highlights from his television career, along with a … Continue reading

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 445, Segment 2 with guest Josh Mills is now available online for listening on demand

Show No. 445, Segment 2 with guest Josh Mills Original Airdate: Apr. 5-7, 2019 Josh Mills, director of the estates of Ernie Kovacs and Edie Adams, joins Ed, Tony and Donna for Part 2 of our celebration of the centennial … Continue reading

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Robert Hooks, plus More of the Kovacs Centennial: Next on TVC

Film, stage and television actor Robert Hooks will join us this weekend on TV CONFIDENTIAL, airing Mar. 29-31 at the following times and venues: Share-a-Vision Radio San Francisco Bay Area Friday 4/5 7pm ET, 4pm PT 10pm ET, 7pm PT … Continue reading

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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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via Twitter: Mitzi Shore, founder of the Comedy Store in L.A., dies at age 87

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