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via It’s Alive Media and National Comedy Center: The National Comedy Center to Celebrate the Life and Career of Comic Legend Ernie Kovacs with The Ernie Kovacs Centennial Exhibit, a new display of never-before-seen creative papers, rare audiovisual content, and original, screen-used artifacts from Kovacs’ influential television shows and specials from the 1950s and early 1960s. The Ernie Kovacs Centennial Exhibit will debut in August 2019, during the National Comedy Center’s annual Lucille Ball Comedy Festival

Jamestown, New York – January 23, 2019 – The National Comedy Center will celebrate the centennial year of legendary comedy innovator Ernie Kovacs with the acquisition and display of never-before-seen material and rare artifacts courtesy of the comedian’s estate. The acquisition … Continue reading

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Hour 1 of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 434, featuring Josh Mills, David Bianculli and Douglas Howard, is now available online for listening on demand

Show No. 434, Hour 1 with guests Josh Mills, David Bianculli and Douglas Howard Original Airdates: Jan. 18-20, 2019 Listen to “Show No. 434, Hour 1: Ernie Kovacs Centennial plus Famous TV Series Finales” on Spreaker. Josh Mills, director of … Continue reading

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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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via It’s Alive Media: The Ernie Kovacs Centennial, a year-long celebration of the life’s work of Television’s Original Genius, kicks off this month with Kovacsland Forever, a two-night live event at the UCLA Film and Television Archive on Friday 1/18 and Saturday 1/19. Then, on Wednesday 1/23 (Ernie’s actual 100th birthday), Turner Classic Movies will air a special mini Kovacs marathon beginning at 8pm ET 5pm PT that will include three iconic Kovacs TV episodes and four of his best-known movies. The two events in January are the first of several Kovacs celebrations that are scheduled to take place in the U.S., Canada and Europe over the course of 2019. Details on these additional Kovacs venues will be announced shortly

LOS ANGELES, CA. (Monday, Jan. 14, 2019) – Ediad Productions announced today that the celebration of legendary comedian Ernie Kovacs’ centennial year kicks into high gear this month with two high-profile events around the birthday of Television’s Original Genius. On … Continue reading

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Coming soon to TV CONFIDENTIAL: Josh Mills, son of Edie Adams and the director of the estates of Ernie Kovacs and Edie Adams, on some of the many events on tap for 2019 to celebrate the 100th birthday of Ernie Kovacs, including the upcoming two-day celebration at the Billy Wilder Theater at the UCLA Film and Television Archive on Friday 1/18 and Saturday 1/19. ERNIE KOVACS: The Centennial Edition, a newly released DVD configuration featuring the very best of Television’s Original Genius, is now available through Shout! Factory

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via Time Life: Available now exclusively at RobinWilliams.com: ROBIN WILLIAMS: COMIC GENIUS, a new DVD collection celebrating the comedy career of the Oscar-winning actor and comedic genius

FAIRFAX, VA (September 25, 2018) – Robin Williams was a generational talent, graced with comedic brilliance, rapid-fire improvisation, and a deep well of warmth and compassion that translated to every role he inhabited. From his breakout role in ABC’s Mork & Mindy to … Continue reading

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Coming to DVD on Tuesday 11/13 from Shout! Factory: ERNIE KOVACS: THE CENTENNIAL EDITION, a nine-disc, 22-hour cornucopia of landmark comedy and bonus material highlighting the very best of Television’s Original Genius

This November, to kick off the 2019 100th birthday celebration of Ernie Kovacs, television’s original genius, Shout! Factory brings together the riotous DVD set, ERNIE KOVACS: THE CENTENNIAL EDITION. Combining the previously released volumes of groundbreaking, rule-breaking, surreal and charmingly silly comedy … Continue reading

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 420 with guest Michael Learned is now available online for listening on demand

Show No. 420 with guest Michael Learned Original Airdates: Sept. 21-24, 2018 First hour: A tribute to film and television actor Burt Reynolds featuring highlights from previously broadcast conversations with people who knew and worked with him, including actors Richard … Continue reading

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via Shout! Factory: Sid Caesar: The Works, a new in-depth five-DVD set coming Tuesday 9/4 from Shout! Factory, hails the man who made sketch comedy what it is today while also paving the way for such shows as Saturday Night Live. Customers who order Sid Caesar: The Works directly from Shout! Factory will receive the bonus disc, Sid Caesar: Extra Portion

Los Angeles, CA – Shout! Factory commemorates the career of influential comic trailblazer Sid Caesar with its latest DVD package, Sid Caesar: The Works, a five-DVD set spanning 1950 to 2014. Sid Caesar: The Works contains more than eleven hours of fan favorites … 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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