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via National Comedy Center: The NATIONAL COMEDY CENTER partners with the Elkhorn Valley Museum to launch a new Johnny Carson Gallery in Carson’s hometown of Elkhorn, NE (set to open in 2021), and with the Carson Entertainment Group to launch a new Johnny Carson exhibit, 30 Years of Late Night Television, set to open in 2022

Jamestown, NY – October 23, 2020– As the country remembers comedy and late-night legend Johnny Carson on his 95th birthday today, the National Comedy Center—the nation’s official cultural institution dedicated to comedy—and the Elkhorn Valley Museum in Johnny Carson’s hometown … Continue reading

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Spend part of your Halloween this year with ED ASNER as he stars, along with MICHAEL SHANNON and JORDAN COLEY, in a virtual production of GOD HELP US, the critically acclaimed political comedy by Samuel Warren Joseph and Phil Proctor, that will stream live on Saturday 10/31 beginning at 6pm CT 4pm PT. A live talk back featuring all three actors will follow the 90-minute performance. For tickets and more information, see the flyer in the post below

Ed Asner will star, along with Michael Shannon and Jordan Coley, in a virtual production of God Help Us that will be streamed live via the Piven Theatre Workshop in Chicago on Saturday, Oct. 31 beginning at 6pm CT 4pm … Continue reading

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Lou Grant, Tom Kennedy, plus The Unifying Power of Magic: Next on TVC

Eight-time Emmy Award-winning actor Ed Asner will join us this weekend, along with actor and magician Rich Manley, game show historian Steve Beverly, and music and TV historian Geoffrey Mark, on the next TV CONFIDENTIAL, airing Oct. 23-25 at the … Continue reading

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 512.4 with guest Ed Asner is available for listening on demand

50 Years of Ed Asner as Lou Grant Original Airdates: Oct. 16-18, 2020 TVC 512.4: Ed, Tony, and Donna welcome back Ed Asner, the eight-time Emmy Award-winning actor known around the world as Lou Grant both on The Mary Tyler … Continue reading

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50 Years of Lou Grant and MTM, plus the Legacy of RBG: Next on TVC

Eight-time Emmy Award-winning actor Ed Asner and longtime national TV legal analyst Stan Goldman will join us this weekend on TV CONFIDENTIAL, airing Oct. 16-18 at the following times and venues: WBRT AM 1320 and FM 97.1 Bardstown, KY Friday … Continue reading

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Coming soon to TV CONFIDENTIAL: Eight-time Emmy Award-winning actor ED ASNER helps us celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of THE MARY TYLER MOORE SHOW by sharing a few memories of each of his fellow cast members. Ed’s memoir, SON OF A JUNKMAN: My Life from the West Bottoms of Kansas City to the Bright Lights of Hollywood, is available in hardcover, paperback and as an eBook through Amazon.com

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via Indiewire: PHIL GRIES of TV CONFIDENTIAL and Archival Television Audio appears in and contributed vital archival audio to THE SIT-IN: HARRY BELAFONTE HOSTS THE TONIGHT SHOW, the new NBC Peacock documentary, executive produced by Joy Reid and directed by Yoruba Richen, that is now available for streaming on demand. Phil contributed audio of Belafonte interviewing The Smothers Brothers, Lena Horne and Bill Cosby during the week when the singer and longtime civil rights activist guest hosted The Tonight Show in February 1968. THE SIT-IN: HARRY BELAFONTE HOSTS THE TONIGHT SHOW will also have a special airing on MSNBC on Saturday 9/12 at 10pm ET and PT

In 1968, America was embroiled in protests over civil rights and the Vietnam War. In that tumultuous time, “The Tonight Show” host Johnny Carson turned over hosting duties for an entire week to actor and activist Harry Belafonte. His cast of … Continue reading

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 492.5 with guest Kat Kramer is now available for listening on demand

Kat Kramer of Turnover Original Airdates: May 8-10, 2020 TVC 492.5: Ed welcomes back actress, comedienne and producer Kat Kramer. Kat is one of the producers, as well as one of the cast members, of Turnover, an uplifting independent film … Continue reading

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Kat Kramer, plus The Legacy of Television’s Forgotten Genius: Next on TVC

Actress, comedienne, and producer Kat Kramer (Turnover, Mother’s Day Memories) and Emmy-nominated writer, producer, and documentary maker Phil Savenick will join us this weekend on TV CONFIDENTIAL, airing May 8-10 at the following times and venues: WBRT AM 1320 and … Continue reading

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Coming soon to TV CONFIDENTIAL: Actress and producer Kat Kramer on the uplifting independent film TURNOVER; her upcoming new series; plus a few Stanley Kramer movies that are worth watching for the first time and/or revisiting during this time of sheltering in place. TURNOVER is now available for streaming on demand on Amazon Prime

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