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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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via Twitter: Leonard Nimoy was born this day in TV history

The late, great Leonard Nimoy was born on this day in 1931. pic.twitter.com/NdvKNZfWl9 — MeTV (@MeTV) March 26, 2019 Our special two-hour tribute to the life, career and legacy of Leonard Nimoy is available online as a digital download at … Continue reading

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via Jonas PR: Holy Memorabilia, Batman! More than 400 items from Batman, Star Trek, Mork & Mindy, Breaking Bad and other favorite shows from all eras of television will be auctioned off on Saturday 12/1 at the Prop Store location in Valencia, California. Many of these items are coming to market for the very first time. Besides live bidding, fans from all over the world can participate in the auction via telephone or online via www.propstore.com. For our listeners who live in the L.A. area, a free public preview of the items to be auctioned will take place at Prop Store from Monday 11/26 thru Friday 11/30

Prop Store, one of the leading film and TV memorabilia companies, in association with the world renowned curator James Comisar, has today announced it is hosting the first ever All-Television All-Eras Live Auction Event featuring original costumes, props and set decoration from … Continue reading

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via @CreationEnt: More than 120 celebrities will join an estimated 15,000 Trekkies and Trekkers from around the world at this year’s Official Star Trek Convention, Aug. 1-5 at the Rio Suites Hotel in Las Vegas

(Las Vegas, NV) Star Trek fans from around the world will be beamed to Las Vegas on August 1 – 5 for the galaxy’s largest annual Official Star Trek Convention. Organizers anticipate that over 15,000 attendees will convene at this … Continue reading

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Television Academy Unveils Its New Online Portal for The Interviews: An Oral History of Television, with never-before-seen interviews

(North Hollywood, Calif. — May 16, 2018) — The Television Academy Foundation has launched its new website for The Interviews: An Oral History of Television (TelevisionAcademy.com/Interviews), featuring never-before-seen interviews with many of television’s most beloved stars, show creators and behind-the-scenes … Continue reading

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