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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Elvis Presley, Billy Goldenberg, and If I Can D...
From March 2017: Steve Binder, producer/director of Elvis: The 1968 Comeback Special, tells the backstory of "If I Can Dream"
9 min
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Lucy in London with Steve Binder
From March 2017: The backstory of Lucy in London (CBS, 1966), an one-hour musical special that Lucille Ball eagerly embraced, despite the risks it posed
10 min
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Jack Paar's Imprint on The Tonight Show
From August 2012: What made Jack Paar different than any other host of The Tonight Show
14 min
1129
The Streets of San Francisco: A Quinn Martin TV...
From November 2011: Ed welcomes James Rosin, author of The Streets of San Francisco: A Quinn Martin TV Series
14 min
1130
The Generosity of Karl Malden
Part 2 of our conversation with James Rosin, author of The Streets of San Francisco: A Quinn Martin TV Series
18 min
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Behind the Scenes of The Streets of San Francisco
From November 2011: Why the city of San Francisco was really the "third star" of The Streets of San Francisco
15 min
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Karl Malden and The Streets of San Francisco
From November 2011: Ed welcomes James Rosin, author of The Streets of San Francisco: A Quinn Martin TV Series
18 min
1133
Barry Livingston on the Legacy of My Three Sons
From August 2012: Ed welcomes actor and author Barry Livingston (My Three Sons, The Importance of Being Ernie)
19 min
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Barry Livingston and The Importance of Being Er...
From August 2012: Part 2 of our conversation with Barry Livingston of My Three Sons
18 min
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Barry Livingston (My Three Sons) on Learning to...
From August 2012: Barry Livingston recalls taking a crash course in driving a stick shift while filming an episode of The Streets of San Francisco on location in San Francisco
10 min
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Barry Livingston's Tribute to Lucille Ball
From the floor of the Hollywood Museum, April 2019: Barry Livingston pays tribute to Lucille Ball at an event commemorating the 30th anniversary of the death of Television's Queen of Comedy
4 min
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Inside Bob Hope's Writing Room
From July 2013: Bob Mills, longtime staff writer for Bob Hope, tells Ed why comedy writers often work in twosomes
14 min
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Behind the Scenes of The Dean Martin Celebrity ...
From July 2013: Part 2 of our conversation with Bob Mills, former staff writer for Bob Hope and The Dean Martin Celebrity Roasts
13 min
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Bob Hope and The Laugh Makers
From July 2013: Comedy writer Bob Mills joins Ed for Part 2 of our conversation about Bob Hope
9 min
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80 Years of Bugs Bunny
From August 2015: Tony, Donna, and Ed remember the film debut of Bugs Bunny
15 min
1141
Carl Reiner: He Was Good at Everything
TV Confidential dedicates its entire program this week to the life and career of Carl Reiner
22 min
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When Carl Met Mel
TVC 502.2: Tony, Donna, and Ed discuss Carl Reiner’s friendship with Mel Brooks
8 min
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Carl Reiner, Mel Brooks, and “The 2,000 Year Ol...
Ed welcomes comedy historian Jeff Abraham as part of our tribute to Carl Reiner
13 min
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Carl Reiner’s Love of Game Shows
Ed welcomes singer/actress Ilene Graff as part of our tribute to Carl Reiner
15 min
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Carl Reiner: An Actor’s Director
Film and TV actor Basil Hoffman tells Ed why Carl Reiner was an actor's director
3 min
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Carl Reiner: An Angel in Real Life
Loretta Swit talks to Ed about working with Carl Reiner on Good Heavens
22 min
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Carl Reiner, Moosie Drier, and Oh, God!
Actor and director Moosie Drier talks to Ed about working with Carl Reiner on the movie Oh, God!
12 min
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The Film Career of Carl Reiner
Tony, Donna, and Ed discuss Carl Reiner's work as a screenwriter and movie director
9 min
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Roslyn Kind on Estelle and Carl Reiner
Singer/actress Roslyn Kind shares some memories of her longtime friendship with Estelle Reiner
12 min
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Coda to Carl Reiner
Tony, Donna, and Ed with some final thoughts on the life and legacy of Carl Reiner
9 min