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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. 511.1 with guest Suzy Friendly is available for listening on demand

Suzy “The Shark” Friendly Original Airdates: Oct. 9-11, 2020 TVC 511.1: Part 2 of a conversation that began earlier this year with Suzy Friendly about her thirty-five-year career in network television production. Suzy worked behind the scenes in many capacities, … Continue reading

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via National Comedy Center: National Comedy Center will honor advisory board member Carl Reiner at this year’s Virtual Lucille Ball Comedy Festival, which takes place Friday 8/14 thru Sunday 8/30. Virtual festival will also feature conversations with Jimmy Fallon, Lin-Manuel Miranda, “Weird” Al Yankovic, Tiffany Haddish, Jay Leno, Howie Mandel, Margaret Cho, and more. All programs will be streamed, for free, at ComedyCenter.org/Festival, as well via Facebook Live

Jamestown,  NY—August 12, 2020—The National Comedy Center, the nation’s official cultural institution dedicated to comedy—recently named the “Best New Museum” in the country by USA Today—will present its acclaimed Lucille Ball Comedy Festival virtually this year, featuring conversations with a diverse … Continue reading

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 501.1 with guest Suzy Friendly is now available for listening on demand

Suzy Friendly’s Career in TV Production Original Airdates: July 17-19, 2020 TVC 501.1: Suzy Friendly talks to Ed about her three-decade-plus career in network television production, which saw her work behind the scenes in many capacities (both above the line … Continue reading

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via National Comedy Center: The National Comedy Center will pay tribute to Desi Arnaz, Richard Pryor, Jerry Stiller, and John Cleese during Father’s Day weekend with live streaming events featuring Lucie Arnaz, Rain Pryor, Amy Stiller and Ben Stiller, and Camilla Cleese, respectively, that will air Friday 6/19 thru Sunday 6/21 at various times at ComedyCenter.org/FathersDay, with simulcasts via Facebook Live on the National Comedy Center Facebook page. All four streaming events are free and will support the Center’s educational and preservation initiatives during the museum’s temporary closure

Jamestown,  NY – June 18, 2020 — The National Comedy Center, the nation’s official cultural institution and non-profit museum dedicated to comedy, announced today that it will present a tribute to fathers of comedy this Father’s Day weekend, June 19-21, … Continue reading

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TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 497.3: A Star for Sid & Marty Krofft is now available for listening on demand

A Star for Sid & Marty Krofft Original Airdates: June 12-14, 2020 TVC 497.3: Iconic television producer Marty Krofft of Sid & Marty Krofft Productions talks to Ed about the star that he and his brother received in February of … Continue reading

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Marty Krofft of Sid & Marty Krofft Productions joins us this weekend on TV CONFIDENTIAL

Marty @Krofft of @SidMartyKrofft Productions joins us this weekend on @tvconfidential https://t.co/anMhtcQ8Xw — ed robertson (@tvconfidential) June 14, 2020 Please follow and like us:

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via BHBPR: The Hollywood Museum, in partnership with Los Angeles City Council member Mitch O’Farrell, announces that its annual REAL to REEL celebration will take place virtually this year on Thursday 6/18 beginning at 7pm PT. The event will be televised that night on LA Cityview Channel 35, as well as live-streamed on all Hollywood Museum social platforms. Michael Feinstein will receive this year’s Inspiration Award, plus the evening will include special guest Kristin Chenoweth

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. — June 10, 2020 — Donelle Dadigan, founder and president of The Hollywood Museum, in partnership with Los Angeles City Council member Mitch O’Farrell (CD13), announced earlier today that the Museum will hold its annual REAL to REEL celebration … Continue reading

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Marty Krofft, plus Comfort Food Recipes from Your Favorite TV Kid Stars: Next on TVC

Marty Krofft of Sid & Marty Krofft Productions will join us, along with author and celebrated Hollywood historian Laurie Jacobson (TV Dinners), on the next edition of TV CONFIDENTIAL, airing June 12-14 at the following times and venues: WBRT AM … Continue reading

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