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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 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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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 501.1 with guest Suzy Friendly is now available for listening on demand

Suzy Friendly’s Career in TV Production Original Airdates: July 17-19, 2020 TVC 501.1: Suzy Friendly talks to Ed about her three-decade-plus career in network television production, which saw her work behind the scenes in many capacities (both above the line … Continue reading

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 469.2 with guest Geoffrey Mark is now available online for listening on demand

Geoffrey Mark on Peter Fonda and Rip Taylor Original Airdates: Oct. 25-27, 2019 TVC 469.2: Via remote from the Hollywood Museum: Emmy Award winner and Grammy Award nominee Geoffrey Mark helps Ed pay tribute to Dawn Wells and the legacy … Continue reading

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Coming soon to TV CONFIDENTIAL: Emmy Award-winning and Grammy Award-nominated writer, producer, author and showbiz historian Geoffrey Mark shares a few thoughts and personal remembrances of Tim Conway and Doris Day

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 438: Remembering Julie Adams, The Lucky Southern Star is now available online for listening on demand

Show No. 438: Remembering Julie Adams, The Lucky Southern Star Original Airdate: Feb. 15-17, 2019 Hour 2, Part 1: From January 2012: Ed welcomes actress and author Julie Adams (The Creature from The Black Lagoon, Man from the Alamo, The … Continue reading

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Remembering Julie Adams: Next on TVC

Emmy Award-winning writer, producer and author Geoffrey Mark will join us, plus we’ll replay our January 2012 conversation with actress Julie Adams, all this weekend on TV CONFIDENTIAL, airing Feb. 15-17 at the following times and venues: Share-a-Vision Radio San … Continue reading

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Coming soon to TV CONFIDENTIAL: Emmy Award-winning and Grammy Award-nominated writer, producer, author and showbiz historian Geoffrey Mark shares a few thoughts and personal remembrances of Carol Channing and Kaye Ballard. Geoff’s book ELLA: A Biography of The Legendary Ella Fitzgerald is now available in paperback. The paperback edition includes the two-CD set featuring thirty-nine studio and/or live tracks of Ella Fitzgerald in her prime, all personally selected by Geoff himself

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 413 with guests Barbara van Orden, Sam Medina and Geoffrey Mark is now available online for listening on demand

Show No. 413 with guests Barbara van Orden, Sam Medina and Geoffrey Mark Original Airdate: Aug. 3-6, 2018 First hour: Actor, writer and director Sam Medina (Preacher, From Dusk to Dawn: The Series, Kickboxer: Vengeance, Kickboxer: Retaliation) talks to Ed … Continue reading

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Barbara van Orden, Sam Medina and Geoffrey Mark: Next on TVC

Singer/actress Barbara van Orden, actor Sam Medina and music and TV historian Geoffrey Mark will join us this weekend on TV CONFIDENTIAL, airing Aug. 3-6 at the following times and venues: Share-a-Vision Radio San Francisco Bay Area Friday 8/3 7pm … Continue reading

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