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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 537.4 with guest Martha Bolton is available for listening on demand

The Heart of Bob Hope Original Airdates: Apr. 30-May 2, 2021 TVC 537.4: Ed welcomes Martha Bolton, the first and only fulltime female staff writer that Hope ever hired, and the co-author, along with Linda Hope, Bob Hope’s daughter, of … 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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Coming soon to TV CONFIDENTIAL: MARTHA BOLTON, the first and only full-time female writer that BOB HOPE ever hired, on the special connection that Hope always had with our military troops, especially the fighting men and women who served our country during World War II. Martha is the co-author, along with Hope’s daughter, LINDA HOPE, of DEAR BOB: Bob Hope’s Wartime Correspondence with the GIs of World War II, an astonishing collection of the some of the many letters, postcards, photographs, and packages that were sent back and forth between Bob Hope, the troops, and their loved ones. Thursday 5/6 marks the 80th anniversary of Hope’s first show for U.S. troops. DEAR BOB is available right now through University Press of Mississippi and Amazon.com

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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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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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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 493: This Week in TV History is now available for listening on demand

The Death of Phil Hartman Original Airdates: May 15-17, 2020 TVC 493.4: From May 2011: Tony, Donna, and Ed remember the tragic murder of actor/comedian Phil Hartman (Saturday Night Live, The Simpsons, NewsRadio) in May 1998 as part of This … Continue reading

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 477.1: Thirty Years of The Simpsons is now available online for listening on demand

30 Years of The Simpsons Original Airdates: Jan. 17-19, 2020 TVC 477.1: This Week in TV History: Tony, Donna, and Ed look at the legacy of The Simpsons on television and on pop culture in general. The first regular episode … Continue reading

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Our colleague Greg Ehrbar reviews Sitcom Writers Talk Shop: Behind the Scenes with Carl Reiner, Norman Lear and Other Geniuses of TV Comedy, a new book by Paula Finn that sheds light into the craft of writing itself

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 399 with guest Wesley Hyatt is now available online for listening on demand

Show No. 399 with guest Wesley Hyatt Original Airdate: Mar. 23-26, 2018 First hour: Greg Ehrbar reviews the complete series DVD release of Coach, along with Shout! Factory’s DVD release of Take a Good Look, the offbeat comedy game show hosted by … Continue reading

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Bob Hope on TV: Thanks for the Video Memories: Next on TVC

Music and television historian Wesley Hyatt will join us on this weekend’s edition of TV CONFIDENTIAL, airing March 23-26 at the following times and venues: Share-a-Vision Radio San Francisco Bay Area Friday 3/23 7pm ET, 4pm PT 10pm ET, 7pm … Continue reading

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