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Coming soon to TV CONFIDENTIAL: Star Trek biographer Marc Cushman on how Perry Mason creator Erle Stanley Gardner mentored a young Gene Roddenberry; how the Great Bird’s ambition and desire for excellence both helped and hurt him throughout his career; how Roddenberry was a visionary in television, long before Star Trek; and the vital role that Lucille Ball played in getting Star Trek off the ground. Volume One of THESE ARE THE VOYAGES, Marc’s comprehensive three-volume biography of the making of Star Trek: The Original Series, is now available as an expanded edition through Jacobs Brown Media Group with more than eighty pages of new information, including the final thoughts and observations of Leonard Nimoy before his passing in 2015. Volume One of THESE ARE THE VOYAGES is also now available as an audiobook

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 450 with guest Marc Cushman is now available online for listening on demand

Gene Roddenberry biographer Marc Cushman and the backstory of The Questor Tapes Original Airdates: May 10-12, 2019 TVC 450.1: Star Trek historian Mark Cushman takes us behind the scenes of The Questor Tapes, the critically acclaimed series pilot that many … Continue reading

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Robert Hooks, plus Inside The Questor Tapes: Next on TVC

We’ll play Part 2 of our conversations with actor and entrepreneur Robert Hooks and author and screenwriter Marc Cushman this weekend on TV CONFIDENTIAL, airing May 10-12 at the following times and venues: Share-a-Vision Radio San Francisco Bay Area Friday … Continue reading

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 449 with guest Marc Cushman, author of THESE ARE THE VOYAGES: GENE RODDENBERRY AND STAR TREK IN THE 1970s, is now available online for listening on demand

Gene Roddenberry biographer Marc Cushman on the making of Star Trek: The Animated Series, the loyalty of Leonard Nimoy to his fellow cast members, and the Great Bird’s many battles with film and TV executives Original Airdates: May 3-5, 2019 … Continue reading

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Geri Jewell, plus Roddenberry in the 1970s: Next on TVC

Actress and author Geri Jewell and author and screenwriter Marc Cushman will join us this weekend on TV CONFIDENTIAL, airing May 3-5 at the following times and venues: Share-a-Vision Radio San Francisco Bay Area Friday 5/3 7pm ET, 4pm PT … Continue reading

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Coming soon to TV CONFIDENTIAL: Screenwriter and Star Trek historian Marc Cushman, author of the critically acclaimed three-volume THESE ARE THE VOYAGES book series, on Gene Roddenberry’s accomplishments in film and television during the ten-year period between the cancellation of the original Star Trek in 1969 and the release of Star Trek: The Motion Picture in 1979, including The Questor Tapes, Genesis II, his ill-fated effort to reimagine Tarzan for the big screen and, of course, Star Trek: The Animated Series. Marc’s latest book, THESE ARE THE VOYAGES: GENE RODDENBERRY AND STAR TREK IN THE 1970s, VOLUME 1 is now available through Jacobs Brown Media Group

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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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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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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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