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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 436, Hour 1 with guest Steve Beverly is now available online for listening on demand

Show No. 436, Hour 1  with guest Steve Beverly Original Airdates: Feb. 1-3, 2019 Listen to “Show No. 436, Hour 1 with guest Steve Beverly” on Spreaker. Ed welcomes Steve Beverly, television historian and professor of communications arts at Union … Continue reading

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Loretta Swit: Next on TVC

Actress, author and animal rights advocate Loretta Swit and television historian and broadcast communications professor Steve Beverly will join us this weekend on TV CONFIDENTIAL, airing Feb. 1-3 at the following times and venues: Share-a-Vision Radio San Francisco Bay Area … Continue reading

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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: Steve Beverly, television historian and professor of broadcast journalism, on why Jackson 24/7, the daily student-produced newscast he supervises at Union University (Jackson, TN), is like a “teaching hospital”; his friendship with game show legend Monty Hall, and why Hall was particularly proud of Split Second; and why Steve has become an advocate for mental health in recent years, particularly with regard to helping news professionals cope with and survive depression. Steve also hosts Steve Beverly’s TV Classics, a weekly TCM-like look at classic TV series from the 1950 and ’60s that streams at various times throughout the week at EPlusTV6.com

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via TCM: The Producers will be shown in select theaters nationwide Wednesday 6/3 and Sunday 6/6 to honor the fiftieth anniversary of the film’s release. Event includes exclusive insight from Turner Classic Movies, including an exclusive conversation with Ben Mankiewicz and Mel Brooks

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via Associated Press: Mel Brooks on this year’s TCM Festival restoration of The Producers, the definition of a classic, and why comedies should always be seen in a theater with an audience of 100 people, versus being streamed on a smartphone

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