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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 499.5 with guest John Barbour is now available for listening on demand

John Barbour and the Power of the Real People T-shirt Original Airdates: June 26-28, 2020 TVC 499.5: Part 4 of Ed’s four-part conversation with five-time Emmy Award-winning talk show host, comedian, critic at large, and documentary film maker John Barbour, … Continue reading

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Ernie Kovacs, Knuckles & Nash, and The Radio Career of Bob Crane: Next on TVC

We’ll play Part 4 of our conversation with Emmy Award-winning talk show host and producer John Barbour (Real People, Ernie Kovacs: Television’s Original Genius), plus we’ll welcome back authors Carol Ford and Linda Groundwater (Bob Crane: The Definitive Biography). All … Continue reading

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 498.4 with guest John Barbour is now available for listening on demand

John Barbour on Why Bobby Darin was a Vesuvius of Music Original Airdates: June 19-21, 2020 TVC 498.5: Part 3 of a conversation that began earlier this spring with John Barbour, the five-time Emmy Award-winning talk show host, comedian, critic … Continue reading

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via National Comedy Center: The National Comedy Center will pay tribute to Desi Arnaz, Richard Pryor, Jerry Stiller, and John Cleese during Father’s Day weekend with live streaming events featuring Lucie Arnaz, Rain Pryor, Amy Stiller and Ben Stiller, and Camilla Cleese, respectively, that will air Friday 6/19 thru Sunday 6/21 at various times at ComedyCenter.org/FathersDay, with simulcasts via Facebook Live on the National Comedy Center Facebook page. All four streaming events are free and will support the Center’s educational and preservation initiatives during the museum’s temporary closure

Jamestown,  NY – June 18, 2020 — The National Comedy Center, the nation’s official cultural institution and non-profit museum dedicated to comedy, announced today that it will present a tribute to fathers of comedy this Father’s Day weekend, June 19-21, … Continue reading

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Schoolhouse Rock, Spike the Wonder Dog, plus The Impact of Real People: Next on TVC

We’ll play Part 3 of our conversation with John Barbour, creator and producer of Real People, plus we’ll welcome television talk show host and producer Bill Boggs on the next edition of TV CONFIDENTIAL, airing June 19-21 at the following … Continue reading

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 490.6 with guest John Barbour is now available for listening on demand

John Barbour Channels Mark Russell and Tom Lehrer Original Airdates: Apr. 24-26, 2020 TVC 490.6: Part 2 of a conversation that began last week with John Barbour, the five-time Emmy Award-winning talk show host, comedian, critic at large, and documentary … Continue reading

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 489.5 with guest John Barbour is now available for listening on demand

John Barbour, Superman, and Real People Original Airdates: Apr. 17-19, 2020 TVC 489.5: Five time Emmy Award-winning writer, producer, director, comedian and talk show host John Barbour talks to Ed about his affinity for Superman and the role that played … Continue reading

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Anson Williams and John Barbour: Next on TVC

Actor and director Anson Williams (Happy Days) and five-time Emmy Award winner John Barbour (Real People) will join us this weekend on TV CONFIDENTIAL, airing Apr. 17-19 at the following times and venues: WBRT AM 1320 and FM 97.1 Bardstown, … Continue reading

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Coming soon to TV CONFIDENTIAL: Five-time Emmy Award-winning writer, producer, director, comedian and talk show host John Barbour on his affinity for Superman; how he helped Pat Morita find his piece of ground as a comedian early in his career; why REAL PEOPLE represents the best form of reality TV; and why he always booked Harlan Ellison as his first guest whenever he hosted a talk show. John’s memoir, YOUR MOTHER’S NOT A VIRGIN: The Bumpy Life and Times of the Canadian Dropout Who Changed the Face of American TV, is available in paperback and as an eBook through TrineDay.com and Amazon.com. John’s documentary THE AMERICAN MEDIA AND THE SECOND ASSASSINATION OF PRESIDENT JOHN F. KENNEDY is also available on Amazon, while his documentaries THE GARRISON TAPES and ERNIE KOVACS: TV’s ORIGINAL GENIUS are both available for free screening at YouTube.com/JohnBarboursWorld

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