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
1201
Why Oliver Stone was Typical of Most Vietnam Ve...
Marvin J. Wolf, co-author of They Were Soldiers, discusses how the Vietnam War experience of Oscar-winning filmmaker Oliver Stone is not unlike that of other Vietnam veterans
11 min
1202
They Were Soldiers
Part 3 of our conversation with Marvin J. Wolf, co-author of They Were Soldiers
10 min
1203
40 Years of CNN
From May 2011: Tony, Donna, and Ed remember the launch of CNN
14 min
1204
Ken Osmond of Leave It to Beaver
From October 2014: Ed welcomes Ken Osmond, the actor known around the world as Eddie Haskell on Leave It to Beaver
27 min
1205
Deconstructing the Mad Men Series Finale
From June 2015: Tony, Donna, and Ed discuss the final episode of Mad Men, which originally aired May 17, 2015 as part of This Week in TV History
20 min
1206
The Nurses Who Served in Vietnam
Part 4 of our conversation with Marvin J. Wolf, co-author of They Were Soldiers: The Sacrifices and Contributions of Our Vietnam Veterans
15 min
1207
Steven Taibbi and The Importance of Being Grateful
Ed welcomes back Steven Taibbi, author of Grateful Guilt: Living in the Shadow of My Heart, a remarkable story about how Steven has survived a lifetime of serious health challenges by developing a series of coping strategies
13 min
1208
Steven Taibbi on Living with Complex Trauma
Part 2 of our conversation with Steven Tiabbi, author of Grateful Guilt
9 min
1209
Steven Taibbi on the Personal Power of Dr. Ruth
Steven Taibbi, author of Grateful Guilt, talks to Ed about his experiences working on talk shows hosted by Joan Lunden and Dr. Ruth Westheimer on Lifetime television
24 min
1210
Superman: The First Cartoon Series Produced by ...
Greg and Ed discuss the DVD release of The New Adventures of Superman (CBS, 1966-1967)
13 min
1211
Monster Squad and Drac Pack on DVD
Greg Ehrbar discusses the recent DVD releases of the NBC television series Monster Squad and the CBS animated series Drak Pack
19 min
1212
Eric Roberts and The Rocket
Ed welcomes legendary actor Eric Roberts
20 min
1213
Eric Roberts on How Cats Can Keep You Mellow
Part 2 of our conversation with film and TV actor Eric Roberts
18 min
1214
Jay Leno's first night as host of The Tonight Show
From May 2012: A minisode edition that remembers the events that led to Jay Leno succeeding Johnny Carson as host of The Tonight Show in May 1992
15 min
1215
The Night Cassius Clay Upstaged Johnny Carson
May 2011: Phil Gries plays more rarely heard audio highlights from the first decade of the Johnny Carson Tonight Show
17 min
1216
The Sounds of Lost Johnny
From 2011: A minisode edition of The Sounds of Lost Television featuring rarely heard audio from Johnny Carson's first decade as host of The Tonight Show
16 min
1217
Johnny Carson's final night as host of The Toni...
A special minisode edition that remembers the night when The King of Late Night, Johnny Carson, ended his thirty-year reign as host of The Tonight Show
13 min
1218
Remembering Here's Hollywood
Phil Gries remembers Here’s Hollywood
22 min
1219
The Most Impressive Collection of TV Sets You W...
Part 2 of our conversation with Phil Savenick of TheHistoryofTV.com
10 min
1220
The TV Set That Freaked Out a Generation of Moms
Phil Savenick explains why households that owned a Pilot canopy TV set did not want their children to sit too close to the screen
11 min
1221
Phil Savenick's Brushes with Fame
Phil Savenick of TheHistoryofTV.com talks about some of the items that are part of his shrine to television
10 min
1222
The Death of Phil Hartman
Tony, Donna, and Ed remember the death of Phil Hartman in 1998
9 min
1223
400th Episode of The Simpsons
How The Simpsons evolved from its controversial beginnings to become a staple of television
13 min
1224
Don Collier of The High Chaparral
Ed welcomes film and TV Western actor Don Collier and radio host Susan McCray
22 min
1225
Don Collier and Susan McCray Remember Kent McCray
Part 2 of our conversation with Don Collier and Susan McCray
18 min