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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 537.4 with guest Martha Bolton is available for listening on demand

The Heart of Bob Hope Original Airdates: Apr. 30-May 2, 2021 TVC 537.4: Ed welcomes Martha Bolton, the first and only fulltime female staff writer that Hope ever hired, and the co-author, along with Linda Hope, Bob Hope’s daughter, of … Continue reading

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Bob Hope, George Jefferson, and Comfort TV: Next on TVC

Television writer and producer Jay Moriarty, comedy writer Martha Bolton, and author and TV historian David Hofstede will join us this weekend on TV CONFIDENTIAL, airing Apr. 30-May 2 at the following times and venues: WBRT AM 1320 and FM … Continue reading

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Coming soon to TV CONFIDENTIAL: MARTHA BOLTON, the first and only full-time female writer that BOB HOPE ever hired, on the special connection that Hope always had with our military troops, especially the fighting men and women who served our country during World War II. Martha is the co-author, along with Hope’s daughter, LINDA HOPE, of DEAR BOB: Bob Hope’s Wartime Correspondence with the GIs of World War II, an astonishing collection of the some of the many letters, postcards, photographs, and packages that were sent back and forth between Bob Hope, the troops, and their loved ones. Thursday 5/6 marks the 80th anniversary of Hope’s first show for U.S. troops. DEAR BOB is available right now through University Press of Mississippi and Amazon.com

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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. 530.7: Phyllis Lindstrom, Sue Ann Nivens, and Sexy Feminism with guest Jennifer Armstrong is available for listening on demand

Phyllis Lindstrom, Sue Ann Nivens, and Sexy Feminism Original Airdates: Mar. 12-14, 2021 TVC 530.7: From June 2013: Jennifer Armstrong, author of Mary and Lou and Rhoda and All the Brilliant Minds Who Made The Mary Tyler Moore Show a … Continue reading

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 517.1 with guest Billy Van Zandt is available for listening on demand

How Lucy Channeled Buster Keaton Original Airdates: Nov. 20-22, 2020 TVC 517.1: Ed welcomes Emmy-nominated writer, producer, actor and playwright Billy Van Zandt (I Love Lucy: The Very First Show, Martin, The Hughleys, Newhart). Billy’s memoir, Get in the Car, … Continue reading

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Daphne Maxwell Reid, Tom Dreesen, and Billy Van Zandt: Next on TVC

Actress and author Daphne Maxwell Raid and Emmy-nominated writer/producer Billy Van Zandt will join us, plus we’ll play Part 2 of our conversation with comedian Tom Dreesen. All this and more on the next edition of TV CONFIDENTIAL, airing Nov. … 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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Tribute to James Drury: Next on TVC

Film and TV biographers Paul Green and Geoffrey Mark will join us this weekend on TV CONFIDENTIAL, airing Sept. 11-13 at the following times and venues: WBRT AM 1320 and FM 97.1 Bardstown, KY Friday 9/11 9am ET 6am PT … Continue reading

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Coming soon to TV CONFIDENTIAL: Emmy-nominated writer, producer and actor BILLY VAN ZANDT on why comedians are born hearing a certain rhythm; his friendship with Lucille Ball and the influence she continues to have on his career; why working with Martin Lawrence reminded him of both Jerry Lewis and Bob Newhart; and why his experience working with Don Rickles on Daddy Dearest remains one of his best experiences in television. Billy’s memoir, GET IN THE CAR, JANE! Adventures in the TV Wasteland not only provides a front row seat to the adsurdity that often goes on behind the scenes in network TV, but offers useful tips on how to deal with the day-to-day frustrations of your job, no matter what you do for a living

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