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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 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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No Fooling! Shout Factory TV will start streaming episodes of The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, under the banner title THE JOHNNY CARSON SHOW, beginning Wednesday 4/1

Los Angeles – March 25, 2019 – Heeere’s Johnny! The undisputed king of late-night television heads to streaming for the first time ever with the launch of The Johnny Carson Show on Shout! Factory TV April 1. The streaming service will release … Continue reading

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via Time Life: ATTENTION Classic TV and Classic Music Fans: On both Black Friday and Cyber Monday, get 10 percent off EVERY music and TV DVD purchase at TimeLife.com

 FAIRFAX, VA (November 27, 2019) — This holiday season, give family and friends the gift of classic music and landmark TV from Time Life® with an exclusive discount taking place on Black Friday and Cyber Monday.  For the very first time, … Continue reading

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 471.1: The Comic Genius of Robin Williams is now available online for listening on demand

The Comic Genius of Robin Williams Original Airdates: Nov. 8-10, 2019 TVC 471.1: From January 2019: Ed welcomes David Steinberg, Robin Williams’ manager for more than forty years, and the executive producer of Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind, the … Continue reading

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Podcast of TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 464.1: Happy Birthday, Bob Newhart is now available online for listening on demand

Happy Birthday, Bob Newhart Original Airdates: Sept. 20-22, 2019 TVC 464.1: Tony, Donna, and Ed celebrate the ninetieth birthday of Emmy Award winner Bob Newhart by looking back at Newhart’s career in stand-up comedy and television, with a particular focus … Continue reading

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Hi, Bob! DECADES television network will celebrate the 90th birthday of comedy legend Bob Newhart with a weekend binge featuring eighty-two episodes of The Bob Newhart Show, Newhart, and Bob, plus interviews from The Dick Cavett Show featuring Bob Newhart. The Bob Newhart Weekend Binge starts Saturday 9/7 at 1pm ET 10am PT and continues until Monday 9/9 at 7am ET 4am PT

August 20, 2019 — Chicago, IL — DECADES television network will honor the 90th birthday and enduring comedic style of Primetime Emmy Award winner Bob Newhart with a weekend binge of his most celebrated prime time series: The Bob Newhart Show, Newhart and Bob. DECADES … Continue reading

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Coming soon to TV CONFIDENTIAL: Legendary performer Monti Rock III, aka Disco-Tex, aka America’s First Reality TV Star… and more

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via Time Life: Available now exclusively at RobinWilliams.com: ROBIN WILLIAMS: COMIC GENIUS, a new DVD collection celebrating the comedy career of the Oscar-winning actor and comedic genius

FAIRFAX, VA (September 25, 2018) – Robin Williams was a generational talent, graced with comedic brilliance, rapid-fire improvisation, and a deep well of warmth and compassion that translated to every role he inhabited. From his breakout role in ABC’s Mork & Mindy to … Continue reading

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