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Daphne Maxwell Reid, Tom Dreesen, and Billy Van Zandt: Next on TVC

Actress and author Daphne Maxwell Raid and Emmy-nominated writer/producer Billy Van Zandt will join us, plus we’ll play Part 2 of our conversation with comedian Tom Dreesen. All this and more on the next edition of TV CONFIDENTIAL, airing Nov. … Continue reading

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 516.4 with guest Tom Dreesen is available for listening on demand

Tom Dreesen: Still Standing Original Airdates: Nov. 13-15, 2020 TVC 516.4: Ed, Tony, and Donna welcome back entertainment legend and comedy pioneer Tom Dreesen.  Tom’s memoir, Still Standing: My Journey from Streets and Saloons to the Stage, and Sinatra, not … Continue reading

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Tom Dreesen: Still Standing: Next on TVC

We will welcome back comedian, author and motivational speaker Tom Dreesen on the next edition of TV CONFIDENTIAL, airing Nov. 13-15 at the following times and venues: WBRT AM 1320 and FM 97.1 Bardstown, KY Friday 11/13 9am ET 6am … Continue reading

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Coming soon to TV CONFIDENTIAL: Legendary entertainer, comedy pioneer and motivational speaker TOM DREESEN on the generosity that Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr., Jack Benny and Carl Reiner all showed him early and throughout his career. Tom’s memoir, STILL STANDING: My Journey from Streets and Saloons to The Stage and Sinatra, is available wherever books are sold

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Now available from PostHill Press and Simon & Schuster: STILL STANDING: My Journey from Streets and Saloons to The Stage and Sinatra, the story of how of comedian TOM DREESEN turned the hard times of growing up on the South Side of Chicago into funny monologues that have delighted television and stage audiences for more than fifty years

(LOS ANGELES) – Tom Dreesen is one of the world’s most groundbreaking, well-respected, and beloved entertainers of stage and screen. A living legend in the world of comedy, Dreesen has made over 500 national television appearances as a stand-up comedian … Continue reading

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 442, Segment 3 with guest Marilyn Michaels is now available online for listening on demand

Show No. 442, Segment 3 with guest Marilyn Michaels Original Airdates: Mar. 15-17, 2019 Ed welcomes singer, actress, comedienne and impressionist Marilyn Michaels. Marilyn’s new book, How Not to Cook for The Rest of Your Life, is not a cookbook, … Continue reading

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Marilyn Michaels: Next on TVC

Marilyn Michaels, America’s premier woman of a thousand faces and voices, will join us this weekend on TV CONFIDENTIAL, airing Mar. 15-17 at the following times and venues: Share-a-Vision Radio San Francisco Bay Area Friday 3/15 7pm ET, 4pm PT … Continue reading

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Coming soon to TV CONFIDENTIAL: Singer, actress and comedienne Marilyn Michaels, America’s premier woman of a thousand faces and voices, on collaborating with her son, comedy writer Mark Wilk; the difference between an impressionist and an impersonator; and why it’s never a good idea to order halibut for delivery. Marilyn’s book, HOW NOT TO COOK FOR THE REST OF YOUR LIFE, is not a cookbook, but it does offer a recipe for obtaining what you want in life without breaking your bank account or compromising your values. It’s also filled with great stories about Marilyn’s life and showbiz career. HOW NOT TO COOK FOR THE REST OF YOUR LIFE is available through Amazon.com and MarilynMichaels.com

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via TimeLife: The sixth and final season of Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In becomes available on DVD for the first time at retail on Tuesday 9/4. Six-disc includes all twenty-six episodes, complete and remastered, with guest stars including Steve Allen, Jack Benny, Carol Burnett, James Caan, Johnny Carson, Howard Cosell, Sammy Davis Jr., Dom DeLuise, Angie Dickinson, Phyllis Diller, Jack Klugman, Michael Landon, Rich Little, Don Rickles, Vin Scully, Mark Spitz and Sally Struthers 

By the time Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In signed off the air on March 12, 1973 after six seasons and 140 episodes, the show had become a cultural touchstone. Winner of the 1969 Golden Globe® for Best Television Show and the most … Continue reading

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Coming Tuesday 5/8 from Time-Life: Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In: The Complete Fourth Season on DVD

The ’60s gave us “in-crowds,” “be-ins” and “love-ins,” and starting in 1968, the happening place for free-form comedy was Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In, broadcast from beautiful downtown Burbank. Straight man Dan Rowan and wisecracking co-host Dick Martin led a gaggle of … Continue reading

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