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
Anson Williams on directing himself for the fir...
Ed, Tony, and Donna welcome back Anson Williams of Happy Days and Harvest Time
20 min
How Don Most Helped Anson Williams in Harvest Time
Part 2 of our conversation with Anson Williams (Happy Days, Harvest Time)
12 min
John Barbour, Superman, and Real People
Ed welcomes John Barbour, creator of Real People and author of Your Mother's Not a Virgin
23 min
Why Real People Represents Reality TV at Its Best
Part of our conversation with John Barbour, the godfather of reality TV
11 min
How Redd Foxx Mentored John Barbour
John Barbour talks to Ed about the instrumental role that Redd Foxx in getting John's first comedy album produced
10 min
Shirley Temple: A Tonic for Troubled Times, Esp...
Greg and Ed remember Shirley Temple’s Storybook, the NBC anthology series for children that also featured such stars as Agnes Moorehead, Carol Lynley, and David Frankham
9 min
Why Shirley Temple Did The Blue Bird Instead of...
Greg Ehrbar recommends several classic Shirley Temple movies to keep your spirits up during this time of hunkering down
10 min
How Jane Fonda Changed the Shape of the Home Vi...
A minisode edition of This Week in TV History. in which Tony, Donna, and Ed remember the release of Workout, the first of Jane Fonda's bestselling aerobics tapes
7 min
Charles Grodin on The Perils of Show Business
A minisode edition featuring a clip from our December 2012 conversation with actor Charles Grodin
8 min
Happy Birthday, Peter Mark Richman
TV Confidential says Happy Birthday to Peter Mark Richman with this special minisode edition featuring a clip from our conversation with Peter Mark from May 2011
20 min
Singer/actress Roslyn Kind and her vessel of li...
Ed welcomes singer, actress, and songwriter Roslyn Kind ("Light of Love," "Save the Country")
13 min
Roslyn Kind on graduating high school and recor...
Part 2 of our conversation with singer/actress Roslyn Kind
12 min
The Funny Bones of Howard Storm
Actor, director, and author Howard Storm (The Imperfect Storm, Mork & Mindy) on how he was able to play straight man and deliver punchlines during his days as a stand-up comedian
24 min
Howard Storm on Directing Rhoda, Doc, Angie, an...
Howard Storm (The Imperfect Storm, Mork & Mindy) on how his career as a director in television began with Rhoda
14 min
Meggie Jones and Her Effort to Support Our Fron...
Meggie Jones, founder of Nutrient Soak, talks about her effort to support our frontline healthcare workers during the Covid-19 epidemic
13 min
How Judy Garland Stood Up to the Smiling Cobra
An Easter Weekend minisode edition featuring Greg Ehrbar's look at The Judy Garland Show (CBS, 1963-1964)
14 min
Danny Kaye and The "Sit Down" Spot
A minisode edition featuring David Koenig, author of Danny Kaye: King of Jesters
9 min
Tribute to Lyle Waggoner
Remembering actor and enterpreneur Lyle Waggoner (The Carol Burnett Show, Wonder Woman)
22 min
Lyle Waggoner, Steve Trevor, and Star Waggons
Part 2 of our tribute to Lyle Waggoner as part of This Week in TV History
26 min
Ralph Kiner and The Say Hey Kid
Phil Gries pays tribute to longtime New York Mets broadcaster Ralph Kiner as part of the Sounds of Lost Television
13 min
Howard Storm and Steve Stoliar, co-authors of T...
Ed welcomes back actor, comedian, director and raconteur Howard Storm
22 min
Why Pam Dawber was the Unsung Hero of Mork & Mindy
Part 2 of our conversation with Howard Storm and Steve Stoliar, co-authors of The Imperfect Storm, the story of Howard's life and career in show business
20 min
Phil Gries, Kiner, and The Duke
Phil Gries pays tribute to Hall of Fame outfielder Ralph Kiner as part of The Sounds of Lost Television
15 min
The Effect of the COVID-19 Pandemic on All of O...
A look at how the corona virus pandemic has impacted the television industry and even postponed many of the upcoming presidential primaries
45 min
Keeping Up Appearances on DVD
Keeping Up Appearances on DVD
13 min