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From the archives of TV CONFIDENTIAL: Actress Loretta Swit on her respect for the work of real-life nurses and the woman on whom she based her portrayal of Major Margaret Houlihan

As we commemorate the anniversary of the original broadcast of the final episode of M*A*S*H, here’s a clip from our January 2017 conversation with actress Loretta Swit in which she discusses her respect for real-life nurses and the woman on … Continue reading

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 436, Hour 2 with guest Loretta Swit is now available online for listening on demand

Show No. 436, Hour 2 with guest Loretta Swit Original Airdates: Feb. 1-3, 2019 Listen to “Show No. 436, Hour 2: Loretta Swit (M*A*S*H, SwitHeart) takes us on a walk through Central Park” on Spreaker. Ed, Tony, and Donna accompany … Continue reading

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Loretta Swit: Next on TVC

Actress, author and animal rights advocate Loretta Swit and television historian and broadcast communications professor Steve Beverly will join us this weekend on TV CONFIDENTIAL, airing Feb. 1-3 at the following times and venues: Share-a-Vision Radio San Francisco Bay Area … Continue reading

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL, Show No. 435, Hour 1 with guests Michael Learned, Douglas Howard and David Bianculli is now available online for listening on demand

Show No. 435, Hour 1 with guests Michael Learned, Douglas Howard and David Bianculli Original Airdates: Jan. 25-27, 2019 Listen to “Show No. 435, Hour 1: Michael Learned, SuperFriends plus More TV Finales” on Spreaker. Emmy Award-winning actress Michael Learned … Continue reading

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Michael Learned, Titus Welliver, plus More TV Finales: Next on TVC

Actors Michael Learned and Titus Welliver and authors Douglas Howard and David Bianculli will join us this weekend on TV CONFIDENTIAL, airing Jan. 25-27 at the following times and venues: Share-a-Vision Radio San Francisco Bay Area Friday 1/25 7pm ET, … Continue reading

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Hour 1 of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 434, featuring Josh Mills, David Bianculli and Douglas Howard, is now available online for listening on demand

Show No. 434, Hour 1 with guests Josh Mills, David Bianculli and Douglas Howard Original Airdates: Jan. 18-20, 2019 Listen to “Show No. 434, Hour 1: Ernie Kovacs Centennial plus Famous TV Series Finales” on Spreaker. Josh Mills, director of … Continue reading

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Constance Towers, Television Finales, and A Century of Kovacs: Next on TVC

Singer/actress Constance Towers, Ernie Kovacs estate director Josh Mills, and authors Douglas Howard and David Bianculli will join us this weekend on TV CONFIDENTIAL, airing Jan. 18-20 at the following times and venues: Share-a-Vision Radio San Francisco Bay Area Friday … Continue reading

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Coming soon to TV CONFIDENTIAL: Actress, artist and animal rights champion Loretta Swit on what drives her advocacy for our furry and feathered friends. Loretta’s book, SwitHeart: The Watercolour Artistry & Animal Activism of Loretta Swit, is a collection of sixty-five full-color paintings and drawings of rescue animals and wildlife, all done by Loretta herself. All proceeds from the sales of SwitHeart will be donated to Loretta’s endless campaign to end animal suffering and cruelty. Loretta is also one of the three recipients of this year’s Icon Award at the annual Oscars Party, held at the Paladium in Hollywood on Sunday 2/24, the night of the Academy Awards

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Coming soon to TV CONFIDENTIAL: David Bianculli and Douglas Howard, co-editors of TELEVISION FINALES: From Howdy Doody to Girls, an exploration of some of the most compelling and often controversial final episodes in TV history, including such famous finales as those of The Mary Tyler Moore Show, M*A*S*H, and The Fugitive; infamous ones such as St. Elsewhere, The Sopranos and How I Met Your Mother; plus a few others that you may not have thought of. TELEVISION FINALES is available in hardcover, paperback and as an eBook through Syracuse University Press

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 396 with guests Beverly Gray and Geoffrey Mark is now available online for listening on demand

Show No. 396 with guests Beverly Gray and Geoffrey Mark Original Airdate: Mar. 2-5, 2018 First hour: Beverly Gray, author of Seduced by Mrs. Robinson: How The Graduate Became the Touchstone of a Generation and onetime story editor for Roger Corman, … Continue reading

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