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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The Chicago Roots of Nichelle Nichols
Today being Star Trek Day, we bring you a clip from our August 2017 conversation with Nichelle Nichols
5 min
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The Comic Books of Walter Koenig
Today being Star Trek Day, we bring you a minisode edition of our December 2011 conversation with Walter Koenig
8 min
1103
CinderFella: The Album
From September 2017: Greg Ehrbar talks to Ed about the Broadway career of Jerry Lewis, plus the back story of CinderFella: The Album
11 min
1104
The Eclectic Career of Jerry Lewis
From September 2017: A remembrance of actor, director and comedian Jerry Lewis
11 min
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Jerry Lewis and the MDA Telethon
From Labor Day 2017: Jerry Lewis authority Jeff Brodrick pays tribute to the actor, comedian and humanitarian
8 min
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Jerry Lewis: The Ultimate Live Performer
From September 2017: Jerry Lewis authority Jeff Brodrick joins Ed and Greg for a remembrance of Jerry Lewis
9 min
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The Second Coming of Star Trek
From May 2019: Ed welcomes Star Trek historian Mark Cushman, author of These Are the Voyages: Gene Roddenberry and Star Trek in the 1970s
4 min
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Gene Roddenberry and Star Trek in the 1970s
From May 2019: Ed welcomes Star Trek biographer Marc Cushman
9 min
1109
COVID-19 and What Makes a School “A School”
Ed welcomes author, screenwriter, USA Today columnist, and educator Larry Strauss
22 min
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Larry Strauss, Charlotte Rae, and The Facts of ...
Part 2 of our conversation with author, screenwriter, USA Today columnist, and educator Larry Strauss
17 min
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Danny Thomas and The Practice
A look at the broadcast history of The Practice (NBC, 1976-1977) starring Danny Thomas
12 min
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Amy Stoch of Bill and Ted 3
Ed welcomes actress and educator Amy Stoch (Bill and Ted Face the Music, Dallas, the Gunsmoke reunion movies)
19 min
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Amy Stoch on working with TV legend James Arness
Actress Amy Stoch talks to Ed about what a joy it was to work with James Arness on the Gunsmoke reunion movies
18 min
1114
The Danny Thomas Show on DVD
Greg and Ed discuss Danny Thomas' contributions to television, in front of and behind the camera
20 min
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The Fugitive and TV Noir
From January 2011: How elements of film noir are depicted in The Fugitive and other popular shows from the Golden Age of Television
8 min
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Jacqueline Scott of The Fugitive
From January 2012: We remember The Day The Running Stopped by sharing this excerpt from our January 2012 conversation with actress Jacqueline Scott
12 min
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What Makes a Good Series Finale
From January 2019: Part 2 of our conversation with Douglas Howard and David Biancull, co-editors of Television Finales
9 min
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The Paradox of Series Finales
From January 2019: A look at famous TV series finales
8 min
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John Lewis and “Good Trouble”
Tony, Donna, and Ed remember civil rights leader John Lewis in this special edition of This Week in TV History
20 min
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How TV Covered the March on Washington
From August 2013: An encore presentation of our special look at how TV covered the March on Washington on Aug. 28, 1963
17 min
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The Opposition to The March on Washington
From August 2013: Phil Gries with more audio highlights of how network TV covered the historic March on Washington
13 min
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Hollywood's Support for the March on Washington
From August 1963: How network TV covered the March on Washington on Aug. 28, 1963
23 min
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Linda Purl: Taking a Chance on Love
Ed welcomes singer/actress Linda Purl
20 min
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Linda Purl with some Happy Days Memories
Ed welcomes singer/actress Linda Purl
17 min
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Bob and Ray: Keener Than Most Persons
From June 2013: An excerpt from our conversation with David Pollock about the life and career of Bob and Ray
4 min