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 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
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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
1228
The Death of Phil Hartman
Tony, Donna, and Ed remember the death of Phil Hartman in 1998
9 min
1229
400th Episode of The Simpsons
How The Simpsons evolved from its controversial beginnings to become a staple of television
13 min
1230
Don Collier of The High Chaparral
Ed welcomes film and TV Western actor Don Collier and radio host Susan McCray
22 min
1231
Don Collier and Susan McCray Remember Kent McCray
Part 2 of our conversation with Don Collier and Susan McCray
18 min
1232
Remembering Anne Meara
From June 2015: Greg Ehrbar and Ed discuss the many television appearances of Anne Meara
8 min
1233
The Streak is Over: Susan Lucci wins her first ...
Tony, Donna, and Ed remember Susan Lucci's first Emmy Award win for playing Erica Kane on All My Children
4 min
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Why Curly Howard was the most beloved of The Th...
From May 2011: Tony, Donna, and Ed on the legacy of The Three Stooges
15 min
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And Away We Go: The Last Episode of The Honeymo...
TVC 492.2: From May 2011: Tony, Donna, and Ed remember the final segment of The Honeymooners that was broadcast as part of The Jackie Gleason Show
10 min
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Televisionary Phil Savenick
Ed welcomes Phil Savenick, curator of a virtual museum dedicating to preserving the legacy of Philo Farnsworth, the inventor of television
20 min
1237
The Most Famous Man You’ve Never Heard of
Phil Savenick talks to Ed about how he came to develop TheHistoryofTV.com, a virtual museum dedicated to preserving the legacy of Philo Farnsworth
14 min
1238
Kat Kramer of Turnover
Ed welcomes back actress, comedienne and producer Kat Kramer (Turnover, Mother's Day Memories)
21 min
1239
Kat Kramer of Child of the ’70s and Mother’s Da...
Part 2 of our conversation with actress and producer Kat Kramer (Turnover)
19 min
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Inside TheHistoryofTV.com
An inside look at Phil Savenick's virtual museum dedicated to the history of television
15 min
1241
Newton Minow and the "Vast Wasteland" speech
From May 2011: Los Angeles Times business editor Stephen Battaglio remembers the 50th anniversary of Newton Minow's "vast wasteland" speech about the state of television
10 min
1242
The Return of Dan Frischman
From May 2011: Dan Frischman of Head of the Class and Kenan & Kel talks to Ed about the vital role that magic has always played in his life
12 min
1243
How Network and Cable News Have Covered COVID-19
Ed welcomes back Adam Sharp, president of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences
10 min
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COVID-19's Impact on the Sports Emmys and Other...
Part 2 of our conversation with Adam Sharp, president of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences
6 min
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Rebranding The Daytime Emmys
Adam Sharp on the back story of the Daytime Emmys’ new logo
11 min
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Bringing the Hollywood Museum to You
Ed welcomes back Donelle Dadigan, founder and president of The Hollywood Museum
22 min
1247
Bringing the Hollywood Walk of Fame to You
Part 2 of our conversation with Donelle Dadigan
14 min
1248
Kukla, Fran and Ollie: The First Episodes on DVD
Ed, Tony, and Donna welcome Mark Milano, producer of Kukla, Fran and Ollie: The First Episodes
23 min
1249
Why Roy Orbison Was a Great Lemonade Maker
From December 2013: Ed welcomes John Kruth, author of Rhapsody in Black: The Life and Music of Roy Orbison
20 min
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The Back Story of A Black and White Night
Part 2 of our conversation with John Kruth, author of Rhapsody in Black: The Life and Music of Roy Orbison
12 min