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
1076
Confessions of A Rogue TV Comedy Writer
Ed welcomes Emmy nominated writer/producer Ted Bergman (Confessions of a Rogue TV Comedy Writer)
20 min
1077
Why TV Comedy Writers are Born, Not Made
Ed welcomes Emmy nominated writer/producer Ted Bergman (Confessions of a Rogue TV Comedy Writer)
18 min
1078
Truth or Consequences Comes to Television
From 2015: A capsule history of Truth or Consequences on television
19 min
1079
The Humanity of James Garner
Ed welcomes Gigi Garner, founder of The James Garner Animal Rescue Fund
22 min
1080
James Garner and Racing
Ed welcomes Gigi Garner, founder of The James Garner Animal Rescue Fund
13 min
1081
The Return of Mr. TV Classics
Part 3 of our conversation with television historian and TV host Steve Beverly
7 min
1082
Saturday Night TV Shows That Make You Feel Good
Steve Beverly tells Ed what's on tap in the weeks ahead on Steve Beverly's TV Classics
18 min
1083
The Backstory of Chuckles Bites the Dust
From June 2013: A minisode edition of our conversation with Jennifer Armstrong, author of Mary and Lou and Rhoda and Ted
8 min
1084
The Energy of Larry Hagman
From December 2012: Bill Daily talks to Ed about working with Larry Hagman
10 min
1085
Bill Daily on Larry Hagman
We commemorate the anniversary of the premiere of I Dream of Jeannie with a clip from our December 2012 conversation with Bill Daily
7 min
1086
A Chat with Barry Morse
We commemorate the anniversary of the premiere of The Fugitive in September 1963 with this clip from a conversation with actor Barry Morse that originally aired in May 2007
14 min
1087
Tribute to James Drury
Film and TV biographer Paul Green (A History of Television's The Virginian) pays tribute to actor James Drury
20 min
1088
How TV News Covered 9/11
From September 2011: This Week in TV History remembers how TV news covered the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001
20 min
1089
9/11's Impact on Late Night Television
From September 2011: Tony, Donna, and Ed remember the effect that 9/11 had on the world of late night television
15 min
1090
The Largesse of Jack Riley
Showbiz raconteur Geoffrey Mark remembers his friend Jack Riley
22 min
1091
Schmoozing with Geoffrey Mark
Part 2 of our conversation with showbiz raconteur Geoffrey Mark
17 min
1092
The Film Career of James Drury
We continue our conversation with Paul Green about the life and career of James Drury
20 min
1093
James Garner's Approach to Acting
From November 2011: A minisode edition featuring Jon Winokur, co-author of The Garner Files, the memoirs of James Garner
8 min
1094
James Garner's Historic Legal Battle
From November 2011: Ed welcomes Jon Winokur, co-author of The Garner Files, the memoirs of actor James Garner
10 min
1095
For God, Country & Coca-Cola
From September 2013: Ed welcomes Mark Pendergrast, author of For God, Country & Coca-Cola: The Definitive History of the Great American Soft Drink and the Company That Makes It
24 min
1096
Coca-Cola and Television
From September 2013: The back story of Coca-Cola's famous "Hilltop Ad" TV campaign
19 min
1097
Person to Person with Carol Burnett
From 2011: Audio highlights from the CBS News interview series Person to Person, hosted by Charles Collingwood
19 min
1098
Cereal Characters of the Baby Boom Era
From September 2013: Ed welcomes Tim Hollis, author of Part of a Complete Breakfast: Cereal Characters of the Baby Boom Era
22 min
1099
The Rise and Fall of TV Cereal Characters
From September 2013: Pop culture historian Tim Hollis on the national competition between Quisp and Quake cereals during the late 1960s
17 min
1100
The Strangest Cereal Mascots Ever
From September 2013: Pop culture historian Tim Hollis, author of Part of a Complete Breakfast
15 min