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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 397 with guest Geoffrey Mark is available online for listening on demand

The Many Layers of Ella Fitzgerald Original Airdate: Mar. 9-12, 2018 From March 2018: An encore presentation of our March 2018 conversation with Grammy Award-nominated singer, author, comedian, radio host, and show business raconteur Geoffrey Mark. Geoff is the host of Geoffrey … Continue reading

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Cool Hand Lou and The First Lady of Song: Next on TVC

Please join us this weekend on TV CONFIDENTIAL for a special encore presentation of our conversations with actor/director Lou Antonio and radio host and Ella Fitzgerald biographer Geoffrey Mark, airing May 7-9 at the following times and venues: WBRT AM … Continue reading

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 526.5 with guest Geoffrey Mark is available for listening on demand

The Life and Music of Ella Fitzgerald Original Airdates: Feb. 12-14, 2021 TVC 526.5: From September 2018: Emmy Award-winning and Grammy Award-winning writer/producer Geoffrey Mark talks to Ed about the life and music of Ella Fitzgerald—including Ella’s many collaborations with … Continue reading

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Kevin Spirtas, Gene Roddenberry, Ella Fitzgerald, and Pete Duel: Next on TVC

Actor, writer, and producer Kevin Spirtas will join us this weekend, plus we’ll play Part 2 of our conversation with Star Trek historian/Gene Roddenberry biographer Marc Cushman. All and this, and more, on the next edition of TV CONFIDENTIAL, airing … Continue reading

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 511.1 with guest Suzy Friendly is available for listening on demand

Suzy “The Shark” Friendly Original Airdates: Oct. 9-11, 2020 TVC 511.1: Part 2 of a conversation that began earlier this year with Suzy Friendly about her thirty-five-year career in network television production. Suzy worked behind the scenes in many capacities, … Continue reading

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 504 with guest John Byner is now available for listening on demand

Five Minutes, Mr. Byner! Original Airdates: Aug. 14-16, 2020 TVC 504.5: Ed welcomes actor, comedian, impressionist, and voice artist John Byner (Soap, Something Else, The Practice, The John Byner Comedy Hour, Bizarre). John’s memoir, Five Minutes, Mr. Byner, not only … Continue reading

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John Byner: Next on TVC

Actor, comedian, voice artist, and impressionist John Byner and broadcast journalism professor Steve Beverly will join us this weekend on TV CONFIDENTIAL, airing Aug. 14-16 at the following times and venues: WBRT AM 1320 and FM 97.1 Bardstown, KY Friday … Continue reading

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Next weekend on TV CONFIDENTIAL: Actor, comedian, and impressionist JOHN BYNER on discovering his gift for mimicry at a very young age; his approach to creating different voices for animated projects, and to creating the many different characters he’s played on comedy and variety shows; and why the ambiance on talk shows during the era of Johnny Carson, Merv Griffin, and Dinah Shore was often like going to a cocktail party. John’s memoir, FIVE MINUTES, MR. BYNER, not only shares many stories of his working with the likes of Steve Allen, Mel Torme, Dinah Shore, Johnny Carson, Ed Sullivan, Henry Fonda, and Elvis Presley, but gives readers a glimpse of the person behind each of these performers

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Now available in softcover and as an eBook and audiobook: FIVE MINUTES, MR. BYNER: A Lifetime of Laughter, the remarkable story of how John Byner overcame his shyness as young boy growing up in Long Island, New York and transformed himself into a master voice artist and character actor who has entertained people all over the world for the past six decades

Los Angeles, CA — Veteran entertainer John Byner, a man of many voices and characters, from impersonating the slow, rolling gait and speech of John Wayne to lending his voice to The Ant and the Aardvark cartoons, has penned (along … Continue reading

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