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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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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 432 with guests Kirk Bovill, Steve Randisi and Meggie Jones is now available online for listening on demand

Show No. 432 with guests Kirk Bovill, Steve Randisi and Meggie Jones Original Airdates: Jan. 4-6, 2019 Listen to “TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 432 with guests Kirk Bovill, Steve Randisi and Meggie Jones” on Spreaker. First hour: Part 2 of … Continue reading

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Kirk Bovill, plus More of Merv: Next on TVC

Film and television actor Kirk Bovill and television historian Steve Randisi will join us this weekend for a brand new edition of TV CONFIDENTIAL, airing Jan. 4-6 at the following times and venues: Share-a-Vision Radio San Francisco Bay Area Friday … Continue reading

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via MVD Entertainment Group: Just in time for the holidays: Two new DVD releases featuring The Best of The Dick Cavett Show: And That’s the Way It Is, a compilation of Cavett’s interviews with some of the best known news reporters of his era (including Walter Cronkite, Dan Rather, Tom Brokaw, Barbara Walters, Mike Wallace and Diane Sawyer), and Inside the Minds of: Volume 1, a collection of Cavett’s interviews with comedians Robin Williams, Bobcat Goldthwait, Richard Lewis and Gilbert Gottfried. Both The Dick Cavett Show: And That’s the Way It Is and The Dick Cavett Show: Inside the Minds of: Volume 1 will be available wherever DVDs are sold beginning Tuesday 12/18

A seven-time Emmy Award winner, Dick Cavett has hosted talk shows in a variety of formats, and on a number of television and radio formats, since 1968. Our friends at SMORE Entertainment, by way of the MVD Entertainment Group, are … Continue reading

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Coming soon to TV CONFIDENTIAL: Steve Randisi, author of The Merv Griffin Show: The Inside Story, a complete history of The Merv Griffin Show on television that also provides insight into Merv the producer, Merv the entrepreneur, Merv the producer and what made Merv different than any other talk show host

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via TimeLife: The sixth and final season of Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In becomes available on DVD for the first time at retail on Tuesday 9/4. Six-disc includes all twenty-six episodes, complete and remastered, with guest stars including Steve Allen, Jack Benny, Carol Burnett, James Caan, Johnny Carson, Howard Cosell, Sammy Davis Jr., Dom DeLuise, Angie Dickinson, Phyllis Diller, Jack Klugman, Michael Landon, Rich Little, Don Rickles, Vin Scully, Mark Spitz and Sally Struthers 

By the time Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In signed off the air on March 12, 1973 after six seasons and 140 episodes, the show had become a cultural touchstone. Winner of the 1969 Golden Globe® for Best Television Show and the most … Continue reading

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 410 with guests Steve Bluestein and Donelle Dadigan is now available online for listening on demand

Show No. 410 with guests Steve Bluestein and Donelle Dadigan Original Airdate: July 6-9, 2018 First hour: Donelle Dadigan, founder and president of The Hollywood Museum, gives Ed a preview of some of the notable exhibits on display this summer, … Continue reading

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via Time-Life: Sock It to Me! Season Five of Laugh-In becomes available at retail for the very first time beginning Tuesday 7/10. Six-DVD set includes the show’s landmark 100th episode, plus new cast members Richard Dawson along with such guest stars as Gene Hackman and Raquel Welch

Political correctness met its match with Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In, NBC-TV’s groundbreaking variety series that became a cultural touchstone and part of the fabric of ’60s-’70s era America. Every Monday night at 8pm from 1968-1973, straight man Dan Rowan and … Continue reading

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