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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 465.6: 45 Years of Little House on the Prairie is now available online for listening on demand

45 Years of Little House on the Prairie Original Airdates: Sept. 27-29, 2019 TVC 465.6: Tony, Donna, and Ed discuss the career of Michael Landon and how the Little House on the Prairie series (NBC, 1974-1983) differed considerably from the … Continue reading

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 459 with guest Susan McCray is now available online for listening on demand

Susan McCray on How Michael Landon Embodied Family TV Original Airdates: Aug. 9-11, 2019 TVC 459.2: Ed welcomes Susan McCray, one of the first female casting directors in network television, and a longtime collaborator of iconic actor and producer Michael … Continue reading

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Dee Wallace’s Acting Milestone, plus a Pioneering Casting Director: Next on TVC

Actress, teacher, and radio host Dee Wallace and radio host and longtime TV casting director Susan McCray will join us this weekend on TV CONFIDENTIAL, airing Aug. 9-11 at the following times and venues: Share-a-Vision Radio San Francisco Bay Area … Continue reading

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Coming next week to TV CONFIDENTIAL: Radio host and renaissance woman Susan McCray on being one of the first female casting directors in television; working alongside Michael Landon for many years and how Landon stood for family-oriented programming; and how Cameron Mitchell always kept himself cool while filming The High Chapparal. Susan is the anchor of KALEIDOSCOPE, a colorful new Sunday morning magazine show that premieres Sunday 8/4 on our affiliate station, KSAV.org Share-a-Vision Radio. Susan is also the producer of KENT McCRAY: LOVE, LIFE AND TELEVISION, a new documentary about the life and career of her late husband, Kent McCray, producer of Bonanza, The High Chapparal, Little House on the Prairie and other TV series, and a longtime friend and collaborator of Michael Landon. KENT McCRAY: LOVE, LIVE AND TELEVISION is due out in December 2019

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via Twitter: Today, Wednesday 3/27, is National Joe Day, celebrating the names of people who are named Joe

Happy #NationalJoeDay, celebrating the name, and people named, “Joe”! đź“ş pic.twitter.com/xck1oRlFpH — Silver Age TV đź“ş (@SilverAgeTV) March 27, 2019 Our conversations with Mike Connors (Joe Mannix), Joseph Dougherty, Joni Bovill, Joseph Lyle Taylor and other famous Joes are available online … Continue reading

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via @THR: Actress Mitzi Hoag dies at age 86. Among her many television credits, she played Mindy Cohn’s mom on The Facts of Life and Jerry Houser’s mom on We’ll Get By

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via TimeLife: The sixth and final season of Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In becomes available on DVD for the first time at retail on Tuesday 9/4. Six-disc includes all twenty-six episodes, complete and remastered, with guest stars including Steve Allen, Jack Benny, Carol Burnett, James Caan, Johnny Carson, Howard Cosell, Sammy Davis Jr., Dom DeLuise, Angie Dickinson, Phyllis Diller, Jack Klugman, Michael Landon, Rich Little, Don Rickles, Vin Scully, Mark Spitz and Sally Struthers 

By the time Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In signed off the air on March 12, 1973 after six seasons and 140 episodes, the show had become a cultural touchstone. Winner of the 1969 Golden Globe® for Best Television Show and the most … Continue reading

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via KSAV and Susan McCray: Kent McCray, producer of Little House on the Prairie, dies at age 89. Also the husband of network TV casting director (and, later, KSAV Radio personality) Susan McCray, Kent McCray also partnered with Michael Landon on Bonanza, Highway to Heaven and Father Murphy

Kent McCray, a producer and production manager who collaborated with the late Michael Landon on the NBC dramas Bonanza, Little House on the Prairie, Highway to Heaven and Father Murphy, has died. He was 89. McCray died Sunday June 3rd in Los Angeles of natural … Continue reading

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