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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 528.2 with guest Jo Anne Worley is available for listening on demand

Jo Anne Worley: From Laugh-In to Nana Banana Original Airdates: Feb. 26-28, 2021 TVC 528.2: From September 2013: Ed, Tony, and Donna welcome Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In star Jo Anne Worley. Topics this segment include Jo Anne’s background with the … Continue reading

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Donzaleigh Abernathy, The Listening, plus 50 Years of The Point: Next on TVC

We’ll play Part 2 of our conversation with actress, author, and vocalist Donzaleigh Abernathy, plus we’ll replay our conversation with Laugh-In star JoAnne Worley, on the next edition of TV CONFIDENTIAL, airing Feb. 26-28 at the following times and venues: … Continue reading

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via TimeLife: ROWAN & MARTIN’S LAUGH-IN: The Complete Series, the mammoth 37-disc box set featuring all 140 remastered episodes from the landmark, groundbreaking NBC comedy plus a slew of extra features, is now available at retail for the very first time at Amazon.com. Eighty-nine episodes in this collection have never been available in stores before

The ’60s gave us “in-crowds,” “be-ins” and “love-ins.” 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 goofballs … Continue reading

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 525.5 with guest Moosie Drier is now available for listening on demand

Moosie Drier, Jack Lemmon, and The War Between Men and Women Original Airdates: Jan. 29-31, 2021 TVC 525.5: Ed welcomes back actor, director, and voice artist Moosie Drier, the youngest member of the cast of Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In, and … Continue reading

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 504 with guest John Byner is now available for listening on demand

Five Minutes, Mr. Byner! Original Airdates: Aug. 14-16, 2020 TVC 504.5: Ed welcomes actor, comedian, impressionist, and voice artist John Byner (Soap, Something Else, The Practice, The John Byner Comedy Hour, Bizarre). John’s memoir, Five Minutes, Mr. Byner, not only … Continue reading

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John Byner: Next on TVC

Actor, comedian, voice artist, and impressionist John Byner and broadcast journalism professor Steve Beverly will join us this weekend on TV CONFIDENTIAL, airing Aug. 14-16 at the following times and venues: WBRT AM 1320 and FM 97.1 Bardstown, KY Friday … Continue reading

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Next weekend on TV CONFIDENTIAL: Actor, comedian, and impressionist JOHN BYNER on discovering his gift for mimicry at a very young age; his approach to creating different voices for animated projects, and to creating the many different characters he’s played on comedy and variety shows; and why the ambiance on talk shows during the era of Johnny Carson, Merv Griffin, and Dinah Shore was often like going to a cocktail party. John’s memoir, FIVE MINUTES, MR. BYNER, not only shares many stories of his working with the likes of Steve Allen, Mel Torme, Dinah Shore, Johnny Carson, Ed Sullivan, Henry Fonda, and Elvis Presley, but gives readers a glimpse of the person behind each of these performers

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Now available in softcover and as an eBook and audiobook: FIVE MINUTES, MR. BYNER: A Lifetime of Laughter, the remarkable story of how John Byner overcame his shyness as young boy growing up in Long Island, New York and transformed himself into a master voice artist and character actor who has entertained people all over the world for the past six decades

Los Angeles, CA — Veteran entertainer John Byner, a man of many voices and characters, from impersonating the slow, rolling gait and speech of John Wayne to lending his voice to The Ant and the Aardvark cartoons, has penned (along … Continue reading

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via Shout! Factory TV: Tim Conway’s short-lived variety series THE TIM CONWAY SHOW and THE TIM CONWAY COMEDY HOUR, as well as his short-lived sitcom ACE CRAWFORD: PRIVATE EYE, will all become available for streaming on demand for the first time beginning Saturday 8/1 on ShoutFactoryTV.com

Los Angeles, CA – While best known for his roles on McHale’s Navy and his 10-year run on The Carol Burnett Show (to say nothing of his voice acting as the Barnacle Boy in SpongeBob SquarePants), Tim Conway also headlined several shows of his … Continue reading

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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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