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
Tribute to Don Adams and Get Smart featuring St...
TV Confidential pays tribute to our friend Susan Kesler with this bonus edition featuring our March 2014 interview with Sue and Stacey Adams, daughter of Don Adams
22 min
The Sounds of Lost Hefner
An encore presentation of a July 2011 edition of The Sounds of Lost Television in which Phil Gries remembers some of the early TV ventures of Playboy magazine founder and publisher Hugh Hefner
15 min
The Life and Legacy of Leonard Nimoy
A special encore presentation of This Week in TV History honoring Leonard Nimoy
33 min
Star Trek biographer Marc Cushman on his friend...
Star Trek writers and series biographer Marc Cushman shares some memories of Leonard Nimoy
11 min
Ed Asner on the UP-lifting experience of playin...
Part 2 of the conversation that began last week with Ed Asner (Son of a Junkman, Briarpatch, Lou Grant, UP!)
15 min
Lee Purcell on the joyful experience of working...
Lee Purcell (Big Wednesday, Valley Girl) discusses her latest film, Carol of the Bells
21 min
Lee Purcell on the generosity of Kirk Douglas
Lee Purcell (Carol of the Bells) on working with screen legend Kirk Douglas in Eddie Macon's Run and playing screen legend Olivia de Havilland in My Wicked, Wicked Ways
19 min
Sesame Street on DVD
A look at Sesame Street: 50 Years and Counting and other related DVD volumes
20 min
Happy Birthday, Judd Hirsch
18 min
Remembering Pink Lady and Jeff
A look back at the ill-fated variety series Pink Lady and Jeff
27 min
Bob Crane: Who He Was... and Who He Wasn't
Ed welcomes Carol Ford and Linda Groundwater, two of the co-authors of Bob Crane: The Definitive Biography
37 min
Ed Asner: Son of a Junkman
Legendary actor Ed Asner on the tremendous influence his father continues to have on his life, and whether James Staghorne Sr., the character he plays on Briarpatch, likes spunk
22 min
Ed Asner and The Path to Lou Grant
The events that led Ed Asner to becoming cast as Lou Grant on The Mary Tyler Moore Show
18 min
Reginald Perrin on DVD
A look at the British sitcom The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin
15 min
Do You Believe in Miracles? Yes!
This Week in TV History remembers the U.S. men's hockey team's momentous win over Russia in the Gold Medal round of the 1980 Winter Olympics
17 min
The Many Characters in Groucho's House
Ed and guest Steve Stoliar talk about Groucho Marx, Jack Lemmon, director Howard Storm, and living by the Golden Rule
20 min
Inside Groucho's House
Part 2 of our conversation with Steve Stoliar, author of Raised Eyebrows, a poignant look at the last three years of the life of Groucho Marx
21 min
Joan Van Ark on the character arc of Valene Ewing
Ed welcomes film, stage and television actress Joan Van Ark
20 min
The Many Voices of Joan Van Ark
Joan Van Ark tells Ed how she came to develop the accent she used when playing Valene Ewing on Dallas and Knots Landing
14 min
Charlene Tilton on working on Barbara Bel Gedde...
From September 2012: Charlene Tilton talks to Ed about working on both the original Dallas and the TNT reboot
12 min
Dallas star Charlene Tilton on her work teachin...
A special minisode edition of our September 2012 interview with Dallas star Charlene Tilton
11 min
The Twilight Years of Groucho Marx
Ed welcomes Steve Stoliar, author of Raised Eyebrows, a poignant look at the last three years of the life of Groucho Marx
23 min
Abbott and Costello Meet Blu-ray
Greg and Ed discuss the movies that Abbott and Costello made for Universal and Warner Bros., including how Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein later inspired Scooby-Doo
19 min
Abbott and Costello Meet Television
A look at the Abbott and Costello television show from the early 1950s
15 min
Stacy Keach Meets Mary Shelley's Frankenstein
Stacy Keach on his upcoming performance as The Creature in an original radio adaptation of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, his work on Twilight Zone Radio, and some of his other famous roles
34 min