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This date in ROCKFORD FILES history: Rita Moreno and Hal Linden star in “If It Bleeds… It Leads,” the eighth and final Rockford reunion movie, airing Apr. 20, 1999

IF IT BLEEDS… IT LEADS Original Air Date: April 20, 1999 Synopsis. Rita Capkovic (played by Rita Moreno) turns to Rockford one last time when her husband Ernie Lansdale (Hal Linden), a respected school teacher, is wrongfully suspected of being … Continue reading

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This Date in ROCKFORD FILES History: Rita Moreno stars in “The Paper Palace,” the first of her three appearances as Rita Capkovic, airing Jan. 20, 1978

THE PAPER PALACE Original Air Date: January 20, 1978  Synopsis. EGOT winner Rita Moreno stars as Rita Capkovic, a career prostitute who aches for genuine friendship: She’s so lonely that she often wheels an empty cart around a supermarket just … Continue reading

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This Date in ROCKFORD FILES History: Rita Moreno stars as Rita Capkovic in “No-Fault Affair,” airing Nov. 30, 1979

NO-FAULT AFFAIR Original Air Date: November 30, 1979 Synopsis. After advising a young girl to get out of prostitution while she can, Rita Capkovic decided to practice what she preached: she completed beauty school, and now wants to begin a … Continue reading

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 507 with guest Geoffrey Mark is now available for listening on demand

The Largesse of Jack Riley Original Airdates: Sept. 11-13, 2020 TVC 507.4: A return visit by Emmy Award-winning and Grammy Award-nominated writer, producer, singer, and author Geoffrey Mark (Ella: A Biography of the Legendary Ella Fitzgerald, Ethel Merman: The Biggest … Continue reading

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 505: How TV Covered the March on Washington is now available for listening on demand

How TV Covered the March on Washington Original Airdates: Aug. 21-23, 2020 TVC 505.2: From August 2013: Phil Gries presents audio highlights of how network television and network radio covered the historic March on Washington on Aug. 28, 1963, when … Continue reading

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Yakko Warner, Tracksuit Charlie, plus the Genius of Jack Sheldon: Next on TVC

Actors Rob Paulsen (Pinky and the Brain, Animaniacs, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles) and James DuMont (Spenser: Confidential, The Banker, The Righteous Gemstones) will join us this weekend, along with author and showbiz raconteur Geoffrey Mark, on a brand new TV … Continue reading

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Coming soon to TV CONFIDENTIAL: Emmy Award-winning and Grammy Award-nominated writer, producer, performer, author, music and TV historian, and showbiz raconteur Geoffrey Mark pays tribute to jazz trumpeter extraordinaire Jack Sheldon

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 438, Hour 1 with guest Geoffrey Mark is now available online for listening on demand

Show No. 438 with guest Geoffrey Mark Original Airdate: Feb. 15-17, 2019 Hour 1, Part 1: Emmy Award-winning and Grammy Award-nominated writer, producer, performer, author, Lucille Ball historian and Ella Fitzgerald biographer Geoffrey Mark pays tribute to Carol Channing and … 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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