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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Anna Wilding and Celebrate Hope: The Book
Anna Wilding and Celebrate Hope: The Book
22 min
1377
Jonny Quest on Blu-ray
Jonny Quest on Blu-ray
20 min
1378
D.C. Fontana and Star Trek: The Animated Series
D.C. Fontana and Star Trek: The Animated Series
12 min
1379
Michael Bell on The Smurfs, The Snorks, "vocalb...
Michael Bell on The Smurfs, The Snorks, "vocalbating," and working on Quinn Martin shows
21 min
1380
Jarrad Hewett, Longtime Voice of The Disney Cha...
Jarrad Hewett, Longtime Voice of The Disney Channel
20 min
1381
Jarrad Hewett, Dee Wallace, and the “I’m So Exc...
Jarrad Hewett, Dee Wallace, and the “I’m So Excited” Exercise
16 min
1382
Remembering Arthur Marks of the original Perry ...
Remembering Arthur Marks of the original Perry Mason
22 min
1383
Remembering Shelley Morrison of The Flying Nun ...
Remembering Shelley Morrison of The Flying Nun and Will & Grace
6 min
1384
Roberta Levitow (Lost in the Stars) of Theatre ...
Roberta Levitow (Lost in the Stars) of Theatre Without Borders
31 min
1385
Michael Bell, the Artemus Gordon of Voice Actors
Michael Bell, the Artemus Gordon of Voice Actors
19 min
1386
How George Clooney Inspired a Real Life ER Phys...
How George Clooney Inspired a Real Life ER Physician
23 min
1387
Caroll Spinney, Big Bird, and Oscar the Grouch
Caroll Spinney, Big Bird, and Oscar the Grouch
13 min
1388
Television Pioneer and former NBA star Tommy Ha...
The Best of TVC: Ed interviews with Tommy Hawkins, the Emmy Award-nominated broadcaster, renaissance man and former NBA star who passed away in 2017 at the age of 80. Tommy Hawkins enjoyed a 10-year career in the NBA for both the Minneapolis Lakers,...
22 min
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How Regis Philbin Helped Tommy Hawkins Launch H...
The Best of TVC: Author, poet, and television pioneer Tommy Hawkins (Life’s Reflections: Poetry for the People) tells Ed the story about how Regis Philbin played a key role in one of Tommy's first breaks as a broadcaster. This segment originally aired...
16 min
1390
Chubby Checker, Ed Sullivan, and The Twist
TVC 473.1: Tony, Donna, and Ed turn back the clock to Oct. 21, 1962, the night when Chubby Checker performed his No. 1 hit “The Twist” on The Ed Sullivan Show.
10 min
1391
James DuMont of Robert B. Parker’s Wonderland
TVC 473.3: Part 2 of our conversation with film and TV actor James DuMont (The Righteous Gemstones, Men of a Certain Age, Trumbo, Dallas Buyers Club, The Butler). James will soon be seen opposite Mark Wahlberg in Wonderland—the forthcoming Netflix...
35 min
1392
Happy Birthday to the Girl Next Door
TVC 473.2: From 2012: Tony, Donna, and Ed commemorate the birthday of singer/actress Annette Funicello, the quintessential Girl Next Door, America’s original Queen of Teen, and one of the most, if not the most, popular members of the Mickey Mouse Club.
14 min
1393
Donna Mills and 40 Years of Knots Landing
TVC 473.4: Part 2 of a conversation that began last week with Donna Mills (Knots Landing, General Hospital). Dec. 27, 2019 marks the fortieth anniversary of the premiere of Knots on CBS. Topics include the legacy of Knots (and how, in many ways, it...
22 min
1394
The WGA Strike of 2007
TVC 473.6: This Week in TV History: Tony, Donna, and Ed discuss the issues that led to the Writers Guild strike that commenced on Nov. 5, 2007.
10 min
1395
The Legacy of Hal Roach
TVC 473.5: From 2012: Tony, Donna, and Ed look back at the life and career of film and TV producer Hal Roach, with a particular focus on the legacy of The Little Rascals.
13 min
1396
Steptoe, Sanford, and Sons
TVC 473.7: Greg and Ed discuss the broadcast history of Steptoe and Son (BBC, 1962-1974), the British series that Norman Lear and Bud Yorkin adapted as Sanford and Son for NBC. Topics include how Steptoe was never intended to be a series, how it is...
17 min
1397
How “You Might Think” Impacted Music Videos, Mo...
TVC 472.2: Tony and Ed talk about how the award-winning video “You Might Think” by The Cars—the first music video to use computer graphics—went on to influence the production of movies and TV shows, as well as such other music video pioneers as...
11 min
1398
Tribute to Ric Ocasek
TVC 472.1: Tony Figueroa remembers Ric Ocasek, the front man of The Cars, with a particular focus on the iconic video “You Might Think,” the first music video to use computer graphics. Ric Ocasek passed away on Sept. 15, 2019.
22 min
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Sanford & Son on DVD
TVC 473.3: Greg Ehrbar discusses the complete series DVD release of Sanford and Son (NBC, 1972-1977) available through Sony Home Entertainment. Topics include how the first two seasons of Sanford were remarkably faithful adaptations of Steptoe and Son...
25 min
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Donna Mills of Knots Landing and Carol of the B...
TVC 472.4: Part 1 of a two-part conversation with Emmy Award-winning actress Donna Mills (Knots Landing, General Hospital). Topics include Donna’s journey as a winemaker, having recently launched—along with her partner, Larry Gilman—Mandeville...
23 min