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via National Comedy Center: The NATIONAL COMEDY CENTER partners with the Elkhorn Valley Museum to launch a new Johnny Carson Gallery in Carson’s hometown of Elkhorn, NE (set to open in 2021), and with the Carson Entertainment Group to launch a new Johnny Carson exhibit, 30 Years of Late Night Television, set to open in 2022

Jamestown, NY – October 23, 2020– As the country remembers comedy and late-night legend Johnny Carson on his 95th birthday today, the National Comedy Center—the nation’s official cultural institution dedicated to comedy—and the Elkhorn Valley Museum in Johnny Carson’s hometown … Continue reading

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 510.3: The Build-Up to The Beatles is available for listening on demand

How Network TV News First Covered the Beatles Original Airdates: Oct. 2-4, 2020 TVC 510.3: From February 2014: Phil Gries joins Ed in the studio for a special edition of The Sounds of Lost Television featuring audio highlights of how … Continue reading

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via Indiewire: PHIL GRIES of TV CONFIDENTIAL and Archival Television Audio appears in and contributed vital archival audio to THE SIT-IN: HARRY BELAFONTE HOSTS THE TONIGHT SHOW, the new NBC Peacock documentary, executive produced by Joy Reid and directed by Yoruba Richen, that is now available for streaming on demand. Phil contributed audio of Belafonte interviewing The Smothers Brothers, Lena Horne and Bill Cosby during the week when the singer and longtime civil rights activist guest hosted The Tonight Show in February 1968. THE SIT-IN: HARRY BELAFONTE HOSTS THE TONIGHT SHOW will also have a special airing on MSNBC on Saturday 9/12 at 10pm ET and PT

In 1968, America was embroiled in protests over civil rights and the Vietnam War. In that tumultuous time, “The Tonight Show” host Johnny Carson turned over hosting duties for an entire week to actor and activist Harry Belafonte. His cast of … Continue reading

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 500.1: Tribute to Hugh Downs is now available for listening on demand

Hugh Downs on the Unpredictability of Jack Paar Original Airdates: July 10-12, 2020 TVC 500.1: From September 2013: Broadcast legend Hugh Downs talks to Ed and Phil Gries about his years as announcer/sidekick on The Jack Paar Tonight Show (NBC, … Continue reading

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Show No. 500 with Peri Gilpin and Radames Pera: Next on TVC

Actress Peri Gilpin (Frasier, Old Guy), actor and entrepreneur Radames Pera (Kung Fu, Little House on the Prairie), and producers Ursula Burton, Jennifer Burton, Maria Burton, Gabrielle Burton, and Charity Burton of Five Sisters Productions will all join us for … Continue reading

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 481.6: Abraham Lincoln and Project XX is now available online for listening on demand

Abraham Lincoln and Project XX Original Airdates: Feb. 21-23, 2020 TVC 481.6: Ed and Phil close out this week’s program with an encore presentation of The Sounds of Lost Television that includes a clip from Meet Mr. Lincoln, a short … Continue reading

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 480.1: Tribute to Kirk Douglas is now available online for listening on demand

How Kirk Douglas Helped End the Blacklist Original Airdates: Feb. 14-16, 2020 TVC 480.1: TV Confidential marks the passing of screen legend Kirk Douglas with an encore presentation of our December 2016 centennial tribute to the Academy Award-winning actor featuring … Continue reading

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Our recent tribute to Diahann Carroll is available online for listening on demand

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The Sounds of Lost Christmas: Next on TVC

We’ll go back in time this weekend as part of a special holiday edition of TV CONFIDENTIAL, airing Dec. 27-29 at the following times and venues: Share-a-Vision Radio San Francisco Bay Area Friday 12/27 7pm ET, 4pm PT 10pm ET, … Continue reading

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The Sounds of Lost Thanksgiving: Next on TVC

Phil Gries will play highlights from vintage Thanksgiving Night specials and early network TV coverage of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade as part of an encore edition of TV CONFIDENTIAL, airing Nov. 29-Dec. 1 at the following times and venues: … Continue reading

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