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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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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 527.1 with guest Mitchell Hadley is available for listening on demand

How Television Evolved During the Era of Classic TV Original Airdates: Feb. 19-21, 2021 TVC 527.1: Ed welcomes novelist, essayist, and TV historian Mitchell Hadley. Mitchell’s latest book, The Electronic Mirror: What Classic TV Tells US About Who We Were … Continue reading

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Donzaleigh Abernathy and The Electronic Mirror: Next on TVC

Actress, author, vocalist, and speaker Donzaleigh Abernathy and novelist, essayist, and TV historian Mitchell Hadley will join us this weekend on TV CONFIDENTIAL, airing Feb. 19-21 at the following times and venues: WBRT AM 1320 and FM 97.1 Bardstown, KY … Continue reading

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TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 526.2: Tribute to Cy Chermak is available for listening on demand

Cy Chermak and the Evolution of CHiPs Original Airdates: Feb. 12-14, 2021 TVC 526.2: From September 2018: Television producer Cy Chermak, author of The Show Runner: An Insider’s Guide to Successful TV Production, uses his experience on CHiPs to illustrate … Continue reading

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 524.1: Tribute to Peter Mark Richman is available for listening on demand

The Inner Voice of Peter Mark Richman Original Airdates: Jan. 22-24, 2021 TVC 524.1: Ed plays highlights of our May 2011 conversation with Peter Mark Richman, the accomplished actor, author, artist, and Renaissance man who passed away on Thursday, Jan. … Continue reading

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Coming soon to TV CONFIDENTIAL: Novelist, essayist and TV historian MITCHELL HADLEY on what Classic TV is, what it says about ourselves, and why the best way to understand the culture of the 1950s, ’60s and ’70s is to watch TV shows that were actually made in those respective decades. Mitchell’s book THE ELECTRONIC MIRROR: What Classic TV Tells Us About Who We Were and Who We Are (and Everything in Between) is available in paperback and as an eBook wherever books are sold online

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 502: Tribute to Carl Reiner is available for listening on demand

Carl Reiner: He Was Good at Everything Original Airdates: July 24-26, 2020 TVC 502.1: Tony and Donna join Ed as TV Confidential dedicates its entire two-hour program this week to the life and career of Carl Reiner, the Grammy Award-winning … Continue reading

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Special Tribute to Carl Reiner: Next on TVC

We will pay tribute to television legend and comedy icon Carl Reiner on the next edition of TV CONFIDENTIAL, airing July 24-26 at the following times and venues: WBRT AM 1320 and FM 97.1 Bardstown, KY Friday 7/24 9am ET … Continue reading

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MeTV will pay tribute to Carl Reiner with a month-long presentation of his favorite episodes of The Dick Van Dyke Show that starts Sunday 7/5 at 10pm ET/PT and continues every Sunday night at the same time throughout the month of July

June 30, 2020 — The MeTV Network will celebrate legendary writer, director and actor Carl Reiner with a special, month-long presentation of his favorite episodes of  The Dick Van Dyke Show. The tribute begins this Sunday, July 5 at 10p … Continue reading

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via Decades Network: DECADES will dedicate its July 11-12 Weekend Binge to Carl Reiner with classic episodes of The Dick Van Dyke Show, plus it will air the original pilot episode, Head of the Family, and Reiner’s interview with Dick Cavett on Friday, July 10 as part of a special two-hour programming block

June 30, 2020 — The DECADES Network will celebrate legendary writer, director and actor Carl Reiner with a special weekend binge of 15-time Emmy award winning sitcom The Dick Van Dyke Show. The tribute begins Friday, July 10 at 9p … Continue reading

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