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George Stevens Jr., Stuart Pankin, and The Test of Time: Next on TVC

George Stevens Jr., founder of the American Film Institute, will join us this weekend, along with actor and voice artist Stuart Pankin, on a brand new edition of TV CONFIDENTIAL, airing May 20-22 at the following times and venues: WBRT … Continue reading

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via B. Harlan Boll Public Relations: The historic Orinda Theatre will become “Living Island” for a day as part of the first ever KROFFT KON, a daylong celebration of the works of SID & MARTY KROFFT PRODUCTIONS that will take place Saturday 5/21 from 11am to 10pm at the Orinda Theatre in Orinda, California. Marty Krofft is scheduled to appear that day, along with Johnnie Whitaker (Sigmund and the Sea Monsters), Wesley Eure and Kathy Coleman (Land of the Lost), Christopher Knight (The Brady Bunch Hour), and other stars from your favorite Krofft shows. Tickets are $25 in advance, $30 at the door. Visit KrofftKon.com for more details

WHAT: TV POP CON presents KROFFT KON, the first ever convention dedicated to the talents of Sid & Marty Krofft. A daylong dream come true (particularly for kids who grew up in the 1970s), Krofft Kon will include screenings of … Continue reading

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via B. Harlan Boll Public Relations: The HOLLWOOD MUSEUM celebrates Mothers Day with a remarkable collection of photographs that will be on display at the Museum’s Historic Photo Gallery through the end of May 2022

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. — May 5, 2022 — Hollywood Mothers: The term brings to mind images ranging from Mrs. Brady to Mommy Dearest. The reality falls somewhere in between. Celebrated TV moms Michael Learned (The Waltons) and Ilene Graff (Mr. Belvedere), … Continue reading

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Ruta Lee, James Moses Black, plus a Tribute to Hal Holbrook: Next on TVC

We will welcome back actors Ruta Lee and James Moses Black, plus we will pay tribute to legendary actor Hal Holbrook, on an encore presentation of TV CONFIDENTIAL, airing Apr. 22-24 at the following times and venues: WBRT AM 1320 … Continue reading

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via National Comedy Center: The NATIONAL COMEDY CENTER will commemorate the centennial birthday of CARL REINER this summer by launching a new exhibit honoring the life and career of the Emmy Award-winning writer, producer, director, and comic genius. CARL REINER: KEEP LAUGHING will open on Friday 7/1. The National Commedy will also celebrate Reiner’s life with a special event, in conjunction with the renowned Chautauqua Institution, that will take place on Wednesday 7/27. Carl Reiner would have turned 100 on Sunday 3/20

Jamestown, NY — March 18, 2021 — As the world remembers the late comedy legend Carl Reiner on his 100th birthday this Sunday, March 20, the National Comedy Center — the United States’ official cultural institution dedicated to the art form of … Continue reading

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TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 564.7 with guest Michael Stern, author of I HAD A BALL, is available for listening on demand as a free podcast

I Had a Ball by Michael Stern Original Airdates: Jan. 14-16, 2022 TVC 564.7: From the floor of the Hollywood Museum’s recent Celebrity Authors Forum: Ed welcomes Michael Stern, author of I Had a Ball: My Friendship with Lucille Ball. … Continue reading

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TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 563.7: Betty White: The Original Mary Richards with guest Jennifer Armstrong is available for listening on demand as a free podcast

Betty White: The Original Mary Richards Original Airdates: Jan. 7-9, 2022 TVC 563.7: From May 2021: New York Times bestselling author Jennifer Armstrong talks to Ed about the early television career of Betty White, including how, in many ways, White … Continue reading

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via New Masses Media: PAWS FOR THOUGHT, the new celebrity jewelry collection by author and animal rights activist Alexis Hunter, offers glamour and beauty while also carrying a message

New York, NY and Hollywood CA [Dec. 8, 2021] When Alexis Hunter conceived of her distinctive line of jewelry and accessories, it was merely an outgrowth of the painting and other visual art she’d engaged in for decades. But several years ago, something happened to shift the trajectory. That’s when she noticed that the distinctive bracelets, necklaces, and earrings hand-made in her Palm … Continue reading

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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 Show No. 533.4 with guest Ruta Lee is available for listening on demand

Ruta Lee: Consider Your Ass Kissed Original Airdates: Apr. 2-4, 2021 TVC 533.4: From April 2021: Ed welcomes back entertainment legend Ruta Lee. Ruta’s new memoir, Consider Your Ass Kissed, not only is the story of how a young girl—the … Continue reading

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