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TV Confidential

Summary: TV CONFIDENTIAL (www.televisionconfidential.com) talks to the stars, writers, directors and other creative people behind the scenes of some of America's most popular shows. An engaging blend of talk and entertainment, TV Confidential often compares today’s programs with those of the ’50s, ’60s, ’70s and ’80s.

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 Penny Peyser and Stillpoint | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1321

TVC 514.4: Ed welcomes actress and documentary filmmaker Penny Peyser (All the President’s Men, The Tony Randall Show, The In-Laws, Crazy Like a Fox). Penny’s latest film, Stillpoint, offers viewers a window into the lives of members of a Zen community in Santa Cruz, California. Want to advertise/sponsor our show? TV Confidential has partnered with AdvertiseCast to handle advertising/sponsorship requests for the podcast edition of our program. They’re great to work with and will help you advertise on our show. Please email sales@advertisecast.com or click the link below to get started: https://www.advertisecast.com/TVConfidentialAradiotalkshowabout Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Penny Peyser and The Jazz Odyssey of Jack Sheldon | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1372

TVC 514.5: Actress and documentary filmmaker Penny Peyser and Ed discuss Trying to Get Good, her critically acclaimed portrait of trumpet player extraordinaire Jack Sheldon. Want to advertise/sponsor our show? TV Confidential has partnered with AdvertiseCast to handle advertising/sponsorship requests for the podcast edition of our program. They’re great to work with and will help you advertise on our show. Please email sales@advertisecast.com or click the link below to get started: https://www.advertisecast.com/TVConfidentialAradiotalkshowabout Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Why We Like Movie Stars | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1213

TVC 514.6: From April 2015: Ed welcomes Sylvia Resnick, longtime entertainment journalist and former staff editor for Rona Barrett’s Hollywood. Sylvia’s book The Evolution of the Hollywood Heartthrob profiles some of the greatest male heartthrobs in film and TV history, from Douglas Fairbanks and Rudolph Valentino, to Clark Gable, Errol Flynn, Chad Everett, Robert Redford and Burt Reynolds. Want to advertise/sponsor our show? TV Confidential has partnered with AdvertiseCast to handle advertising/sponsorship requests for the podcast edition of our program. They’re great to work with and will help you advertise on our show. Please email sales@advertisecast.com or click the link below to get started: https://www.advertisecast.com/TVConfidentialAradiotalkshowabout Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 How Miami Vice Changed Television | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 856

From October 2013: Tony, Donna, and Ed discuss the many ways in which Miami Vice left its mark on network television. The original soundtrack for Miami Vice reached No. 1 on the Billboard charts on Nov. 2, 1985 and would remain No. 1 for the next eleven weeks. Want to advertise/sponsor our show? TV Confidential has partnered with AdvertiseCast to handle advertising/sponsorship requests for the podcast edition of our program. They’re great to work with and will help you advertise on our show. Please email sales@advertisecast.com or click the link below to get started: https://www.advertisecast.com/TVConfidentialAradiotalkshowabout Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Sherry Jackson on Batman | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 395

From February 2012: Actress Sherry Jackson (Make Room for Daddy, Come Next Spring, Gunn) talks to Ed about working with Adam West and Frank Gorshin on Batman; with Jack Kelly and Maverick on Maverick; and how her stepfather, screenwriter Montgomery Pittman, helped her make the transition from child actress to grown-up actress by writing characters specifically for her. Want to advertise/sponsor our show? TV Confidential has partnered with AdvertiseCast to handle advertising/sponsorship requests for the podcast edition of our program. They’re great to work with and will help you advertise on our show. Please email sales@advertisecast.com or click the link below to get started: https://www.advertisecast.com/TVConfidentialAradiotalkshowabout Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Henry Winkler on What Being Cool Really Means | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 625

From February 2012: Actor and author Henry Winkler tells Ed and Gary Snyder how he came to write the Ghost Buddy children's book series; how he channeled who he wanted to be when he played The Fonz on Happy Days; and why being "cool" as an adult means being comfortable in your own skin. Audio courtesy The Gary Snyder Show. Want to advertise/sponsor our show? TV Confidential has partnered with AdvertiseCast to handle advertising/sponsorship requests for the podcast edition of our program. They’re great to work with and will help you advertise on our show. Please email sales@advertisecast.com or click the link below to get started: https://www.advertisecast.com/TVConfidentialAradiotalkshowabout Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 How Jim Narz Became Tom Kennedy | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1474

TVC 513.1: Game show historian Steve Beverly joins Ed as we pay tribute to Tom Kennedy, the legendary game show host who passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 7 at age 93. Topics this segment include how Kennedy, born James Edward Narz (and the younger brother of fellow game show host Jack Narz), came to be known by his famous stage name.  Want to advertise/sponsor our show? TV Confidential has partnered with AdvertiseCast to handle advertising/sponsorship requests for the podcast edition of our program. They’re great to work with and will help you advertise on our show. Please email sales@advertisecast.com or click the link below to get started: https://www.advertisecast.com/TVConfidentialAradiotalkshowabout Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Tom Kennedy, Jack Narz, and Bill Cullen | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1421

TVC 513.2: Game show historian Steve Beverly talks to Ed about Tom Kennedy’s versatility as a game show host; how he and his real-life brother, Jack Narz, came to be related to fellow game show legend Bill Cullen; why many, including Kennedy himself, considered Cullen to be the best in the business; some insight on Kennedy’s experience hosting The Price is Right; and why You Don’t Say, Split Second and Name That Tune were all “Tom Kennedy shows.” Steve knew Tom Kennedy for more than twenty years. Tom Kennedy passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 7 at age 93. Want to advertise/sponsor our show? TV Confidential has partnered with AdvertiseCast to handle advertising/sponsorship requests for the podcast edition of our program. They’re great to work with and will help you advertise on our show. Please email sales@advertisecast.com or click the link below to get started: https://www.advertisecast.com/TVConfidentialAradiotalkshowabout Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Ed Asner: The Best Movie Santa Claus Ever | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1325

TVC 513.3: Part 2 of a conversation that began last week with Ed Asner, the eight-time Emmy Award-winning actor known around the world as Lou Grant both on The Mary Tyler Moore Show and his own hour-long spinoff series, Lou Grant. Topics include Ed’s experiences playing two other iconic characters: Santa Claus, which he famously did in Elf, and God Almighty, whom Ed has played on at least two occasions (including the critically acclaimed political comedy God Help Us). Ed Asner will star, along with Michael Shannon and Jordan Coley, in a virtual production of of God Help Us that will be streamed live via the Piven Theatre Workshop in Chicago on Saturday, Oct. 31 beginning at 6pm CT 4pm PT. Tickets begin at $22 for individual viewing, $35 for families (2-9 viewers on the same device), and $150 for groups (10 or more viewers on the same device). The running time for God Help Us is 90 minutes with no intermission. Immediately after the performance, Ed Asner, Michael Shannon, and Jordan Coley will participate in a live talk back with viewers; admission for that is $150 and includes your ticket to the performance. For tickets and more information, go to PivenTheatre.org or OntheStage.com/piven-theatre-workshop Ed Asner’s memoir, Son of a Junkman: My Life from the West Bottoms of Kansas City to the Bright Lights of Hollywood, features a host of great stories about his sixty-year acting career, including the challenges that Ed faced as president of the Screen Actors Guild; the backlash he faced from the El Salvador controversy in 1982, and the effect that had not only on Lou Grant, but his career in general; the influence that Ed’s father continues to have on his life today; plus tributes to each of his fellow cast members on The Mary Tyler Moore Show and Lou Grant. Ed’s book The Grouchy Historian—a collaboration with his longtime friend and fellow Mary Tyler Moore Show collaborator Ed. Weinberger—is a thoughtful and engaging look at the back story of the U.S. Constitution that is also very timely today. Want to advertise/sponsor our show? TV Confidential has partnered with AdvertiseCast to handle advertising/sponsorship requests for the podcast edition of our program. They’re great to work with and will help you advertise on our show. Please email sales@advertisecast.com or click the link below to get started: https://www.advertisecast.com/TVConfidentialAradiotalkshowabout Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 The Grace and Class of Jim and Jack Narz | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1557

TVC 513.4: Music and TV historian Geoffrey Mark talks to Ed about why Tom Kennedy, Jack Narz and Bill Cullen were all great communicators as broadcasters and game show hosts. Geoff knew Tom Kennedy and Jack Narz for more than twenty years. Tom Kennedy passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 7 at age 93. Want to advertise/sponsor our show? TV Confidential has partnered with AdvertiseCast to handle advertising/sponsorship requests for the podcast edition of our program. They’re great to work with and will help you advertise on our show. Please email sales@advertisecast.com or click the link below to get started: https://www.advertisecast.com/TVConfidentialAradiotalkshowabout Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Bridging Cultures Through Magic | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1328

TVC 513.5: Ed welcomes actor, author, magician, and adventurer Rich Manley. Rich is the host, producer, writer and director of Culture Shock: Bridging Cultures Through Magic, a new series on Tubi that attempts to communicate the energy, humility, and compassion of people coming together through the shared experience of magic. Each edition of Culture Shock not only features dangerous stunts, exploration, tests of will, and illusions, but draws on Rich’s love of travel and his diverse background, which includes tutelage in the martial arts under Shaolin Monks; his interest in the films and career of Bruce Lee; and the wisdom of his grandfather, a world traveler who instilled in Rich his innate curiosity, his drive for excellence, and his skills in sleight of hand. Want to advertise/sponsor our show? TV Confidential has partnered with AdvertiseCast to handle advertising/sponsorship requests for the podcast edition of our program. They’re great to work with and will help you advertise on our show. Please email sales@advertisecast.com or click the link below to get started: https://www.advertisecast.com/TVConfidentialAradiotalkshowabout Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 What Harry Houdini and Bruce Lee Had in Common as Performers | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1192

TVC 513.6: Actor and magician Rich Manley talks to Ed about the upcoming occult thriller Angel One Eye; working with Tom Cruise and Cameron Diaz in the movie Night and Day; and the eternal appeal of illusionist Harry Houdini. Rich is the host, producer, writer and director of Culture Shock: Bridging Cultures Through Magic, a new series on Tubi that attempts to communicate the energy, humility, and compassion of people coming together through the shared experience of magic. Want to advertise/sponsor our show? TV Confidential has partnered with AdvertiseCast to handle advertising/sponsorship requests for the podcast edition of our program. They’re great to work with and will help you advertise on our show. Please email sales@advertisecast.com or click the link below to get started: https://www.advertisecast.com/TVConfidentialAradiotalkshowabout Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Michael Dante, Kid Galahad, and the Path to Winterhawk | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 837

From February 2014: Actor and author Michael Dante (Star Trek, Custer, Westbound, Winterhawk, Winterhawk's Land, The Naked Kiss, Somebody Up There Likes Me, From Hollywood to Michael Dante Way) talks to Ed about working with Elvis Presley in Kid Galahad (and why that movie was among The King's all-time favorites); how producer David Weisbart cast Michael as Chief Crazy Horse in The Legend of Custer as a result of his performance in Kid Galahad; and how producer Charles B. Pierce cast Michael in the title role of Winterhawk as a result of his performance in Custer.  Want to advertise/sponsor our show? TV Confidential has partnered with AdvertiseCast to handle advertising/sponsorship requests for the podcast edition of our program. They’re great to work with and will help you advertise on our show. Please email sales@advertisecast.com or click the link below to get started: https://www.advertisecast.com/TVConfidentialAradiotalkshowabout Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Marion Ross on The Happy Days Softball Team | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 590

From May 2014: Marion Ross, the actress known around the world as Mrs. C on Happy Days, talks to Ed, Tony, and Donna about how the cast of Happy Days bonded together by playing softball, and how the Happy Days softball team toured to such places as Okinawa and East Germany. Want to advertise/sponsor our show? TV Confidential has partnered with AdvertiseCast to handle advertising/sponsorship requests for the podcast edition of our program. They’re great to work with and will help you advertise on our show. Please email sales@advertisecast.com or click the link below to get started: https://www.advertisecast.com/TVConfidentialAradiotalkshowabout Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 Tiny Tim Marries Miss Vicki on The Tonight Show | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 487

From December 2012: Tony, Donna, and Ed remember Tiny Tim's wedding to Victoria Budinger (a.k.a. Miss Vicki), which was nationally televised on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson on Dec. 17, 1969. More than 21.1 million viewers tuned in that night, making it the highest-rated Tonight Show broadcast at the time. (Carson's highest-rated broadcast, of course, was the May 22, 1992 edition of The Tonight Show, his final night as host, when an estimated 55 million U.S. viewers tuned in.) Want to advertise/sponsor our show? TV Confidential has partnered with AdvertiseCast to handle advertising/sponsorship requests for the podcast edition of our program. They’re great to work with and will help you advertise on our show. Please email sales@advertisecast.com or click the link below to get started: https://www.advertisecast.com/TVConfidentialAradiotalkshowabout Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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