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Constance Towers, Television Finales, and A Century of Kovacs: Next on TVC

Singer/actress Constance Towers, Ernie Kovacs estate director Josh Mills, and authors Douglas Howard and David Bianculli will join us this weekend on TV CONFIDENTIAL, airing Jan. 18-20 at the following times and venues: Share-a-Vision Radio San Francisco Bay Area Friday … Continue reading

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Coming soon to TV CONFIDENTIAL: David Bianculli and Douglas Howard, co-editors of TELEVISION FINALES: From Howdy Doody to Girls, an exploration of some of the most compelling and often controversial final episodes in TV history, including such famous finales as those of The Mary Tyler Moore Show, M*A*S*H, and The Fugitive; infamous ones such as St. Elsewhere, The Sopranos and How I Met Your Mother; plus a few others that you may not have thought of. TELEVISION FINALES is available in hardcover, paperback and as an eBook through Syracuse University Press

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Our colleague Greg Ehrbar reviews Sitcom Writers Talk Shop: Behind the Scenes with Carl Reiner, Norman Lear and Other Geniuses of TV Comedy, a new book by Paula Finn that sheds light into the craft of writing itself

https://gregovision.net/gregovision-blog/2018/11/14/book-review-sitcom-writers-talk-shop-by-paula-finn

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via Washington Times: Roseanne Barr again tries to walk back the racial tweet that led to her demise on ABC. Barr also announces that she will be launching an Internet talk show; title and release date of the program are both TBA

https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2018/jul/20/roseanne-barr-launching-youtube-talk-show/

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 410 with guests Steve Bluestein and Donelle Dadigan is now available online for listening on demand

Show No. 410 with guests Steve Bluestein and Donelle Dadigan Original Airdate: July 6-9, 2018 Listen to “TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 410 with guests Steve Bluestein and Donelle Dadigan” on Spreaker. First hour: Donelle Dadigan, founder and president of The … Continue reading

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Steve Bluestein and Donelle Dadigan: Next on TVC

Stand-up comedian, comedy writer and playwright Steve Bluestein and Hollywood Museum founder and president Donelle Dadigan will join us this weekend on TV CONFIDENTIAL, airing July 6-9 at the following times and venues: Share-a-Vision Radio San Francisco Bay Area Friday … Continue reading

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via The Daily Beast: ABC moves forward with The Connors, the Roseanne Barr-less spinoff of Roseanne. Ten-episode series is scheduled to premiere this fall and will feature all of the other series regulars, including John Goodman, Laurie Metcalf and Sara Gilbert. Barr will reportedly have no financial or creative involvement after reaching a undisclosed settlement with producer Tom Werner

https://www.thedailybeast.com/abc-picks-up-roseanne-barr-less-roseanne-spinoff-the-connors

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via @variety: According to Nielsen’s final Live+7 figures for the 2017-2018 television season, the most watched comedy series of the year was the recently canceled revival of Roseanne

2017-2018 TV Season Delayed Viewing Ratings: ‘Roseanne’ Goes Out on Top

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via The Hollywood Museum: Julie Newmar honored at event commemorating the launch of the annual exhibit REAL TO REEL: Portrayals and Perceptions of LGBTQs in Hollywood. Exhibition returns to the Museum for the fifth consecutive year

Donelle Dadigan, president and founder of the Hollywood Museum, along with Councilmember Mitch O’Farrell and Chris Classen (Christopher Street West Association), honored actress Julie Newmar on Thursday, June 7 during a ceremony marking the return of REAL TO REEL: Portrayals and … Continue reading

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via The Hollywood Reporter and TV Week: TV Land, Paramount Network, CMT and Laff all drop reruns of Roseanne from their lineups

https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/paramount-network-tv-land-cmt-pull-roseanne-reruns-schedules-racist-tweet-1115518

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