TV Confidential with Ed Robertson

TV CONFIDENTIAL: A radio talk show about television brings you lively conversations every week with 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.

TV & Film
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Betty White: The Original Mary Richards
From May 2021: Ed welcomes Jennifer Armstrong, author of When Women Invented Television
9 min
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How Betty White Became Rose
From December 2017: Ed and Greg Ehrbar welcome Jim Colucci, author of Golden Girls Forever
5 min
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Charlie Brown, Linus, and the True Meaning of C...
From December 2010: Why CBS was nervous about the network premiere of A Charlie Brown Christmas
7 min
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50 Years of Santa Claus is Comin' to Town
From December 2010: How the various mythologies that screenwriter Romeo Muller created specifically for Santa Claus is Comin' to Town has since become part of the lore of Santa
11 min
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Frosty the Snowman Premieres in 1969
1 min
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How Rekindling Christmas Changed the TV Holiday...
Ed welcomes producers James and Rebekah Ganiere (Rekindling Christmas)
18 min
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Peter Falk, John Cassavetes, and Columbo
Ed welcomes back David Koenig, author of Shooting Columbo
19 min
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Yogi's First Christmas on DVD
Greg Ehrbar reviews the DVD releases of Yogi's First Christmas and Yogi Bear's All-Star Comedy Christmas Caper
12 min
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Colleen Foy of Blonde and Station 19
Ed welcomes actress and voice artist Colleen Foy (Blonde, Station 19)
19 min
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Colleen Foy and Sesame Street
Ed welcomes actress and voice artist Colleen Foy (Blonde, Station 19)
6 min
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Remembering Michael Nesmith
From April 2018: Ed, Tony, and Donna welcome Chuck Harter, writer of the acclaimed documentary Hey, Hey, We're The Monkees
10 min
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Why The Monkees are Still Cool
From April 2018: Ed, Tony, and Donna welcome Chuck Harter, writer of the acclaimed documentary Hey, Hey, We're The Monkees
15 min
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Coda to Michael Nesmith
From April 2018: Ed, Tony, and Donna welcome Chuck Harter, writer of the acclaimed documentary Hey, Hey, We're The Monkees
8 min
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The Lives and Deaths of Columbo on TV
Ed welcomes back David Koenig, author of Shooting Columbo
18 min
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Columbo’s Path from TV to Stage to TV
Ed welcomes back David Koenig, author of Shooting Columbo
20 min
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The Music Career of Will Ryan
Greg Ehrbar joins Ed for a remembrance of actor, voice artist, singer, songwriter, and musician Will Ryan
11 min
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Dee Wallace and the Power of Self-Creation
Ed welcomes back actress and author Dee Wallace (Born: Giving Birth to a New You)
19 min
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Dee Wallace, E.T., and the Power of Love
Ed welcomes back actress and author Dee Wallace (Born: Giving Birth to a New You, Buppa LaPaloo and the I Love Mes)
16 min
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The Voice Career of Will Ryan
Greg and Ed pay tribute to actor, voice artist, songwriter, and musician Will Ryan
17 min
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The Unreal TV Career of Biffle and Shooster
TVC 458.1: Actors Nick Santa Maria and Will Ryan (The Misadventures of Biffle and Shooster) appear in character as Benny Biffle and Sammy Shooster as we take a look at Biffle and Shooster’s often overlooked, but nonetheless significant TV career of...
20 min
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George Chakiris, Elaine Stritch, and Company
Part 2 of our conversation with Academy Award winner George Chakiris
17 min
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George Chakiris, Notorious Woman, and Dallas
Part 2 of our conversation with George Charkis, author of My West Side Story
9 min
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Ruta Lee: Consider Your Ass Kissed
Ed welcomes back entertainment legend Ruta Lee, author of Consider Your Ass Kissed
23 min
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Ruta Lee and the Phone Call Heard Round the World
Ed welcomes Ruta Lee, author of Consider Your Ass Kissed
17 min
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Will The Real Biffle and Shooster Please Sit Down?
TVC 458.2: Will Ryan, Nick Santa Maria, and Michael Schlesinger (The Misadventures of Biffle and Shooster) appear in character as Greg and Ed continue their look at the faux television career of Biffle and Shooster, including their short-lived...
18 min