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This Date in MAVERICK TV History: MAVERICK premieres on ABC with “The War of Silver Kings,” airing on Sept. 22, 1957

THE WAR OF THE SILVER KINGS Original Airdate: September 22, 1957 Synopsis. Soon after arriving in the mining community of Echo Springs, Maverick wins a high-stakes poker game with Phineas King, the unscrupulous town magnate. King doesn’t take kindly to … Continue reading

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This Date in MAVERICK TV History: Whitney Blake stars in “The Day They Hanged Bret Maverick,” airing Sept. 21, 1958

THE DAY THEY HANGED BRET MAVERICK Original Airdate: September 21, 1958 Synopsis. In the town of Hallelujah, outlaw Cliff Sharp breaks into Bret’s hotel room and plants evidence linking Maverick to a $40,000 robbery-and-murder scheme. After the town convicts him … Continue reading

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This Date in MAVERICK TV History: David Frankham stars in “Royal Four Flush,” airing Sept. 20, 1959

ROYAL FOUR FLUSH Original Airdate: September 20, 1959 Synopsis. David Frankham guest stars as “Captain” Rory Fitzgerald, a con artist acquaintance whom Bart encounters in Virginia City. Fitzgerald owes Maverick $4,000, but claims to be out of money. Bart becomes … Continue reading

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This Day in MAVERICK TV History: “The Bundle from Britain,” Roger Moore’s debut appearance as Cousin Beau Maverick, airs on Sept. 18, 1960

THE BUNDLE FROM BRITAIN Original Airdate: September 18, 1960 Synopsis. Introducing Roger Moore as Cousin Beauregard Maverick, the “white sheep” of the family, who had the embarrassing misfortune of earning a medal in the Civil War—accidentally. In many respects Roger … Continue reading

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This Date in MAVERICK TV History: James Garner, Jack Kelly, and Charles Frank star in THE NEW MAVERICK, airing Sept. 3, 1978 on The ABC Sunday Night Movie

THE NEW MAVERICK Original Airdate: September 3, 1978 Synopsis. Bret Maverick rides into New Las Vegas to collect a $1,000 debt from brother Bart, who has owed him the money for nine years. Although Bret is told that his brother … 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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Steve Bluestein and Donelle Dadigan: Next on TVC

Stand-up comedian, comedy writer and playwright Steve Bluestein and Hollywood Museum founder and president Donelle Dadigan will join us this weekend on TV CONFIDENTIAL, airing July 6-9 at the following times and venues: Share-a-Vision Radio San Francisco Bay Area Friday … Continue reading

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via The Hollywood Museum: Exhibit honoring the Batman television series from 1966 will be extended through the summer due to popular demand, with plans to include new items

Donelle Dadigan, founder and president of The Hollywood Museum, announced that Holy Hollywood History! Batman 1966, the Bat-tastic exhibit that celebrates the classic television series starring Adam West and Burt Ward, will be extended through this summer due to popular demand, … Continue reading

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