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This Date in MAVERICK TV History: Edd Byrnes, Michael Dante, and Peter Brown star in “Stage West,” airing Oct. 27, 1957

STAGE WEST Original Airdate: October 27, 1957 Synopsis. Bret and the widow Linda Harris are held hostage by rancher Mart Fallon and his two sons. Fallon murdered Linda’s husband, a miner who has found gold near Indian territory. Unfortunately for … Continue reading

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This date in MAVERICK TV History: John Dehner, John Hoyt, and Chad Everett star in the conclusion of “The Devil’s Necklace,” airing Apr. 23, 1961

THE DEVIL’S NECKLACE, Part 2 Original Airdate: April 23, 1961 Synopsis. As Maverick lies unconscious, an enraged Bob Tallhorse leads the Apaches in a massive attack on Fort Distress. The only two-part episode of the original Maverick series, “The Devil’s … Continue reading

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This date in MAVERICK TV History: Part 1 of “The Devil’s Necklace,” the only two-part episode of the original MAVERICK series, airs on Apr. 16, 1961

THE DEVIL’S NECKLACE, Part 1 Original Airdate: April 16, 1961 Synopsis. After his horse breaks down in the Arizona heat, Bart seeks shelter at Fort Distress, operated by his friend Major Reidinger. A greedy peddler named Luther Cannonbaugh suckers Bart … Continue reading

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This date in MAVERICK TV history: “The Third Rider,” the second of three episodes featuring Michael Dante (Winterhawk), aired on Jan. 5, 1958

THE THIRD RIDER Original Airdate: January 5, 1958 Synopsis. Bart Maverick finds himself pursued by unsavory characters who think he’s a member of the gang that robbed the Elm City Bank of $80,000.  “The Third Rider” is the second of three … Continue reading

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Hour 2 of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 434 with guest Constance Towers is now available online for listening on demand

Show No. 434, Hour 2 with guest Constance Towers Original Airdates: Jan. 18-20, 2019 Ed welcomes singer/actress Constance Towers (General Hospital, The Horse Soldiers, Sergeant Rutledge, Shock Corridor, Perry Mason, The King and I). The American Cinematheque will honor Constance … 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 and singer Constance Towers on working with the innovative and uninhibited Samuel Fuller on both Shock Corridor and The Naked Kiss; the joyful experience of playing villainous Helena Carradine on General Hospital; the “musical episode” of Perry Mason that she did along with Bobby Troup and Barney Kessel; and the differences between singing on camera and singing live on stage. Constance Towers will discuss The Naked Kiss following a special screening of the film at the Egyptian Theater in Hollywood on Sunday, Jan. 27. She will also appear at the annual Beverly Hills Theatre Guild luncheon on Sunday, Mar. 17 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills. Honorees at this year’s luncheon include Oscar winner Eva Marie Saint and her late husband, television director Jeffrey Hayden; longtime television writer/director Howard Storm; and legendary Hollywood agent Budd Burton Moss. The program will also include a tribute to the films and television series of Garry Marshall

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Actor Michael Dante honored last weekend at The Wild Bunch Film Festival in Wilcox, Arizona. The event included a screening of Dante’s classic Western film Winterhawk, followed by a Q&A session moderated by Charlie LeSueur

Our friend Michael Dante was honored last weekend at the third annual Wild Bunch Film Festival in Wilcox, AZ, which included a special screening of his iconic 1975 film, Winterhawk. “The audience enjoyed the film and the question and answer … Continue reading

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 415: Remembering Charlotte Rae and Ron Satlof is now available online for listening on demand

Show No. 415: Remembering Charlotte Rae and Ron Satlof Original Airdate: Aug. 17-20, 2018 First hour: From October 2010: Television producer and director Ron Satlof (McCloud, Misconceptions, Perry Mason Returns) talks to Ed about working with Martin Scorsese early in … Continue reading

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via Michael Dante Way: Our friend Michael Dante with a report on his trip last week to Memphis to celebrate Elvis Week along with Darlene Love, Millie Perkins, Ginny Tiu and thousands of Elvis fans from all over the world

Actor and author Michael Dante (Winterhawk, Winterhawk’s Land, Kid Galahad), singer Darlene Love and actresses Millie Perkins and Ginny Tiu were among the special guests invited to join thousands of Elvis Presley fans in celebrating the life and legacy of … Continue reading

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