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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 549.6: Happy Birthday, Lucille Ball is available for listening on demand as a podcast

Happy Birthday, Lucille Ball Original Airdates: Aug. 6-8, 2021 TVC 549.6: With this weekend marking the 100th anniversary of the birth of Lucille Ball, we played some highlights of our coverage of an event held at the Hollywood Museum in … Continue reading

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 537.1 with guest David Hofstede is available for listening on demand

When Television Brought Us Together Original Airdates: Apr. 30-May 2, 2021 TVC 537.1: Ed welcomes back David Hofstede, founder and publisher of the popular blog Comfort TV. David’s latest book, When Television Brought Us Together, is an often whimsical, but … Continue reading

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Bob Hope, George Jefferson, and Comfort TV: Next on TVC

Television writer and producer Jay Moriarty, comedy writer Martha Bolton, and author and TV historian David Hofstede will join us this weekend on TV CONFIDENTIAL, airing Apr. 30-May 2 at the following times and venues: WBRT AM 1320 and FM … Continue reading

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via National Comedy Center: Rob Reiner, Annie Reiner, and Lucas Reiner will donate the archives of comedy legend CARL REINER to the NATIONAL COMEDY CENTER, including rare creative papers, scripts and artifacts that span Reiner’s seven-decade career as a writer, director, producer, author and performer. The National Comedy Center will also name its Archival and Preservation Department in memory of Carl Reiner

Jamestown, NY – March 19, 2021 – The National Comedy Center, the United States’ official cultural institution dedicated to the art form of comedy, announced today that it will become the home of comedy legend Carl Reiner’s archives. The Reiner … Continue reading

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Coming soon to TV CONFIDENTIAL: A return visit by DAVID HOFSTEDE, publisher of Comfort TV. David’s latest book, WHEN TELEVISION BROUGHT US TOGETHER, takes a fresh look at Father Knows Best, The Brady Bunch, The Dick Van Dyke Show, The Andy Griffith Show, Bewitched, I Dream of Jeannie, That Girl, The Bob Newhart Show and many other favorite shows from the ’50s, ’60s, and ’70s and whether the values reflected by those shows still apply in our world today. WHEN TELEVISION BROUGHT US TOGETHER is now available through Black Pawn Press

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Robert Hooks, Joyce Bulifant, and Guy Lombardo: Next on TVC

We’ll replay our conversations with actors Robert Hooks and Joyce Bulifant as part of a special New Year’s weekend edition of TV CONFIDENTIAL, airing Jan. 1-3 at the following times and venues: WBRT AM 1320 and FM 97.1 Bardstown, KY … Continue reading

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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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via National Comedy Center: National Comedy Center will honor advisory board member Carl Reiner at this year’s Virtual Lucille Ball Comedy Festival, which takes place Friday 8/14 thru Sunday 8/30. Virtual festival will also feature conversations with Jimmy Fallon, Lin-Manuel Miranda, “Weird” Al Yankovic, Tiffany Haddish, Jay Leno, Howie Mandel, Margaret Cho, and more. All programs will be streamed, for free, at ComedyCenter.org/Festival, as well via Facebook Live

Jamestown,  NY—August 12, 2020—The National Comedy Center, the nation’s official cultural institution dedicated to comedy—recently named the “Best New Museum” in the country by USA Today—will present its acclaimed Lucille Ball Comedy Festival virtually this year, featuring conversations with a diverse … Continue reading

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 502: Tribute to Carl Reiner is available for listening on demand

Carl Reiner: He Was Good at Everything Original Airdates: July 24-26, 2020 TVC 502.1: Tony and Donna join Ed as TV Confidential dedicates its entire two-hour program this week to the life and career of Carl Reiner, the Grammy Award-winning … Continue reading

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Special Tribute to Carl Reiner: Next on TVC

We will pay tribute to television legend and comedy icon Carl Reiner on the next edition of TV CONFIDENTIAL, airing July 24-26 at the following times and venues: WBRT AM 1320 and FM 97.1 Bardstown, KY Friday 7/24 9am ET … Continue reading

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