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No Fooling! Shout Factory TV will start streaming episodes of The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, under the banner title THE JOHNNY CARSON SHOW, beginning Wednesday 4/1

Los Angeles – March 25, 2019 – Heeere’s Johnny! The undisputed king of late-night television heads to streaming for the first time ever with the launch of The Johnny Carson Show on Shout! Factory TV April 1. The streaming service will release … Continue reading

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 484.4 with guest Lee Purcell is now available for listening on demand

Lee Purcell of Carol of the Bells Original Airdates: Mar. 13-15, 2020 TVC 484.4: Ed welcomes back two-time Emmy nominee Lee Purcell (Adam at 6 A.M., Valley Girl, Big Wednesday, Stir Crazy, Long Road Home, Secret Sins of the Fathers). Lee … Continue reading

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Asner and Purcell: Together for the First Time: Next on TVC

We will welcome back two-time Emmy nominee Lee Purcell (Adam at 6 A.M., Big Wednesday, Valley Girl, Carol of the Bells) and play Part 2 of our interview with Ed Asner (The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Lou Grant, Son of … Continue reading

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 483.1: Remembering Pink Lady and Jeff is now available for listening on demand

Remembering Pink Lady and Jeff Original Airdates: Mar. 6-8, 2020 TVC 483.1: Tony and Ed commemorate the fortieth anniversary of Pink Lady and Jeff (NBC, 1980), the short-lived and, in many respects, infamous variety series produced by Sid & Marty … Continue reading

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Coming soon to TV CONFIDENTIAL: Lee Purcell on the joyful experience of working on the independent film CAROL OF THE BELLS; the wonderful letter she received from Kirk Douglas shortly before he passed; and why it’s apparently difficult to teach people who are ambidextrous how to play tennis. Directed by Joey Travolta, whose company Inclusion Films teaches and employs people in the film industry who have developmental and physical disabilities, CAROL OF THE BELLS is now available on DVD and for on-demand viewing on many streaming platforms. Many of the crew members who worked on this film were trained by Mr. Travolta’s schools, while the title role of Carol is played by Andrea F. Friedman, a charming actress who happens to have Down Syndrome

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Coming soon to TV CONFIDENTIAL: Iconic children’s television producer Marty Krofft on he and his brother receiving their star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, their successful run of variety shows in the ’70s and ’80s, and some of the other projects that Sid & Marty Krofft Productions has in store for 2020. You can screen the star ceremony for Sid & Marty Krofft in its entirety at WalkofFame.com

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via BHBPR: Iconic producers Sid and Marty Krofft honored earlier this week with their own star on the world renowned Hollywood Walk of Fame. Located in front of the Funko Store on Hollywood Blvd., the Kroffts’ star is the Walk of Fame’s latest honor in the category of television

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. — Feb. 15, 2020 — An estimated one hundred fifty fans camped out overnight in front of the Funco Store on Hollywood Blvd. to help celebrate the careers of Sid & Marty Krofft with a star on the world … Continue reading

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via National Comedy Center: National Comedy Center Celebrates Comic Legend Ernie Kovacs with Special Screenings on Thursday 1/23, Friday 1/24 and Saturday 1/25 to commemorate the 101st birthday of Television’s Original Genius. Besides this special three-day event, the Comedy Center showcases rare Kovacs artifacts daily as part of its ongoing “Ernie Kovacs Centennial Exhibit”

Jamestown, New York – January 23, 2020 – The National Comedy Center celebrateslegendary comedy innovator Ernie Kovacs’ 101st birthday today through Saturday, January 25th with special screenings of rare video clips and highlights from his television career, along with a … Continue reading

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via Time Life: ATTENTION Classic TV and Classic Music Fans: On both Black Friday and Cyber Monday, get 10 percent off EVERY music and TV DVD purchase at TimeLife.com

 FAIRFAX, VA (November 27, 2019) — This holiday season, give family and friends the gift of classic music and landmark TV from Time Life® with an exclusive discount taking place on Black Friday and Cyber Monday.  For the very first time, … Continue reading

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 471.1: The Comic Genius of Robin Williams is now available online for listening on demand

The Comic Genius of Robin Williams Original Airdates: Nov. 8-10, 2019 TVC 471.1: From January 2019: Ed welcomes David Steinberg, Robin Williams’ manager for more than forty years, and the executive producer of Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind, the … Continue reading

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