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Laraine Newman: Next on TVC

Actress, comedienne, voice artist, and author Laraine Newman and author and artist Alexis Hunter will join us this weekend on TV CONFIDENTIAL, airing June 18-20 at the following times and venues: WBRT AM 1320 and FM 97.1 Bardstown, KY Friday … Continue reading

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 542.6: Why All Comedians are Like Tricksters with guest David Misch is available for listening on demand

Why All Comedians are Tricksters Original Airdates: June 11-13, 2021 TVC 542.6: From June 2012: Ed welcomes David Misch, writer and producer for such shows as Mork & Mindy, Saturday Night Live, Late Night with David Letterman, and Police Squad! … Continue reading

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via National Comedy Center: Rob Reiner, Annie Reiner, and Lucas Reiner will donate the archives of comedy legend CARL REINER to the NATIONAL COMEDY CENTER, including rare creative papers, scripts and artifacts that span Reiner’s seven-decade career as a writer, director, producer, author and performer. The National Comedy Center will also name its Archival and Preservation Department in memory of Carl Reiner

Jamestown, NY – March 19, 2021 – The National Comedy Center, the United States’ official cultural institution dedicated to the art form of comedy, announced today that it will become the home of comedy legend Carl Reiner’s archives. The Reiner … Continue reading

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via National Comedy Center: The NATIONAL COMEDY CENTER partners with the Elkhorn Valley Museum to launch a new Johnny Carson Gallery in Carson’s hometown of Elkhorn, NE (set to open in 2021), and with the Carson Entertainment Group to launch a new Johnny Carson exhibit, 30 Years of Late Night Television, set to open in 2022

Jamestown, NY – October 23, 2020– As the country remembers comedy and late-night legend Johnny Carson on his 95th birthday today, the National Comedy Center—the nation’s official cultural institution dedicated to comedy—and the Elkhorn Valley Museum in Johnny Carson’s hometown … Continue reading

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SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE premiered on this date in 1975. Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL segments on SNL, including our tribute to George Carlin and our February 2014 interview with Alan Zweibel, are available for listening on demand

Saturday Night Live premiered on this date in 1975. George Carlin was the host that night. TV Confidential marks the… Posted by TV Confidential: A radio talk show about television on Sunday, October 11, 2020 TV Confidential continues its remembrance of … Continue reading

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Shout! Factory TV launches THE CAROL BURNETT SHOW linear streaming channel, now available via Pluto TV

Los Angeles – September 1, 2020 – One of the most acclaimed and influential TV series of all time heads to linear streaming with Shout! Factory TV’s launch of “The Carol Burnett Show” channel today on Pluto TV, the leading … Continue reading

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via National Comedy Center: National Comedy Center will honor advisory board member Carl Reiner at this year’s Virtual Lucille Ball Comedy Festival, which takes place Friday 8/14 thru Sunday 8/30. Virtual festival will also feature conversations with Jimmy Fallon, Lin-Manuel Miranda, “Weird” Al Yankovic, Tiffany Haddish, Jay Leno, Howie Mandel, Margaret Cho, and more. All programs will be streamed, for free, at ComedyCenter.org/Festival, as well via Facebook Live

Jamestown,  NY—August 12, 2020—The National Comedy Center, the nation’s official cultural institution dedicated to comedy—recently named the “Best New Museum” in the country by USA Today—will present its acclaimed Lucille Ball Comedy Festival virtually this year, featuring conversations with a diverse … Continue reading

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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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