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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Lee Marvin: A Method Actor Who Never Lost Contr...
From 2014: Ed welcomes Dwayne Epstein, author of Lee Marvin: Point Blank
21 min
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The Truth About Lee Marvin's Palimony Suit
Part 3 of our conversation with Lee Marvin biographer Dwayne Epstein
17 min
1178
Stanley Livingston and The Actors Journey
From December 2014: Ed welcomes Stanley Livingston of My Three Sons
24 min
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Stanley Livingston on Ozzie Nelson's Eye for Ta...
From December 2014: Stanley Livingston talks about how his work on The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet directly led to his being cast as Chip on My Three Sons
18 min
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Part 3 with Stanley Livingston
From December 2014: Ed welcomes Stanley Livingston, the actor known around the world as Chip on My Three Sons
15 min
1181
Hugh Downs, Carl Reiner, Sid Caesar and Jack Benny
From September 2013: More highlights from our conversation with broadcast legend Hugh Downs
15 min
1182
Hugh Downs, Merv Griffin, and Music Composition
From September 2013: Part 2 of our interview with broadcast legend Hugh Downs
10 min
1183
The Many Talents of Hugh Downs
From September 2013: Ed and Phil Gries welcome broadcast legend Hugh Downs
13 min
1184
Why Carl Reiner Cast Dick Van Dyke as Rob Petrie
From September 2016: Part 2 of our conversation with Vince Waldron, author of The Official Dick Van Dyke Show Book
7 min
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How Carl Reiner Came to Create The Dick Van Dyk...
Vince Waldron talks to Tony, Donna, and Ed about Carl Reiner and the origins of The Dick Van Dyke Show
18 min
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Sid Caesar, Carl Reiner, and Uncle Goopy
A clip from our September 2018 conversation about Sid Caesar, Carl Reiner and Your Show of Shows
7 min
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Billy Crystal, Carl Reiner and Uncle Goopy
A clip from our September 2018 conversation about the famous "Uncle Goopy" sketch from Your Show of Shows
3 min
1188
Divorce and The Sonny & Cher Comedy Hour
From June 2011: Tony, Donna, and Ed talk about the role that Sonny & Cher's separation and divorce played in the demise of their popular CBS variety hour
16 min
1189
John Barbour and the Power of the Real People T...
Part 4 of our four-part conversation with five-time Emmy Award winner John Barbour
21 min
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Barbour, Kovacs, Knuckles and Nash
John Barbour talks to Ed about partnering with Tim Conway as the Sunshine Boys-like comedy team "Knuckles & Nash" on CSI
19 min
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The First Televised Commercial
From June 2011: Tony, Donna, and Ed remember the first sanctioned television commercial, which aired on July 1, 1941
7 min
1192
How Rod Serling Menaced the Public's Conscience
From November 2015: Part 3 of our roundtable discussion on Twilight Zone episodes that continue to stay with us
16 min
1193
Tribute to Rod Serling, Part 2
From November 2015: Part 2 of our roundtable discussion on the legacy of Rod Serling
13 min
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Anne Serling on the Rod Serling That She Knew, ...
Part 1 of a multi-part minisode edition of our November 2015 conversation with Anne Serling, author of Rod Serling: As I Knew Him
14 min
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Amos 'n' Andy: A Lightning Rod for Controversy
From June 2011: Tony, Donna, and Ed discuss the premiere of the TV adaptation of Amos 'n' Andy
11 min
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Bill Boggs, Spike the Wonder Dog, and a Slice o...
Ed welcomes four-time Emmy Award-winning talk show host Bill Boggs
21 min
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Bill Boggs on Dick Clark, John Facenda, and Fra...
Part 2 of our conversation with Emmy Award-winning talk show host Bill Boggs
17 min
1198
James Garner and Golf
A brief segment about actor James Garner and his passion for golf
5 min
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Jack Sheldon and Schoolhouse Rock!
Tony, Donna, and Ed remember Jack Sheldon's contributions to Schoolhouse Rock!
15 min
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John Barbour on Why Bobby Darin Was a Vesuvius ...
Part 3 of our conversation with John Barbour, the Godfather of Reality TV and the creator, producer and one of the original hosts of NBC's Real People
21 min