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This Date in MAVERICK TV History: Ruta Lee and Werner Klemperer star in “The Comstock Conspiracy,” airing Dec. 29, 1957

THE COMSTOCK CONSPIRACY Original Airdate: December 29, 1957 Synopsis. Jerome Horne and John Bordeen run the largest railroad company in Virginia City. Bordeen owes Bret $10,000, but he’d rather shoot him than pay him. Maverick kills Bordeen in self-defense—but after … Continue reading

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Tribute to Alex Trebek with guests Ruta Lee and Steve Beverly is available for listening on demand

Alex Trebek: The Steward of Jeopardy! Original Airdates: Dec. 4-6, 2020 TVC 519.1: Tony, Donna, and Ed pay tribute to Alex Trebek, the Emmy Award-winning game show host who presided over Jeopardy! for an astonishing thirty-six years, beginning in 1984 … Continue reading

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Burt Ward, Ruta Lee, plus a Tribute to Alex Trebek: Next on TVC

Actor and entrepreneur Burt Ward and actress and philanthropist Ruta Lee will join us this weekend on TV CONFIDENTIAL, airing Dec. 4-6 at the following times and venues: WBRT AM 1320 and FM 97.1 Bardstown, KY Friday 12/4 9am ET … 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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Coming soon to TV CONFIDENTIAL: Showbiz legend RUTA LEE helps us pay tribute to game show legend Alex Trebek. Ruta first met Alex on the set of High Rollers in 1974 and they remained lifelong friends until his passing earlier this week. Alex Trebek recently wrote the foreword to Ruta’s upcoming memoir, CONSIDER YOUR ASS KISSED

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Penny Peyser, plus The Genius of Billy Goldenberg: Next on TVC

Actress and filmmaker Penny Peyser, screenwriter and film historian Gary Gerani, and music and TV historian and showbiz raconteur Geoffrey Mark will join us this weekend on TV CONFIDENTIAL, airing Oct. 30-Nov. 1 at the following times and venues: WBRT … 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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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 507 with guest Geoffrey Mark is now available for listening on demand

The Largesse of Jack Riley Original Airdates: Sept. 11-13, 2020 TVC 507.4: A return visit by Emmy Award-winning and Grammy Award-nominated writer, producer, singer, and author Geoffrey Mark (Ella: A Biography of the Legendary Ella Fitzgerald, Ethel Merman: The Biggest … 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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