16 episodes

Tony Figueroa of TV Confidential provides his unique take on notable events in the world of television and their impact on TV today.

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Tony Figueroa of TV Confidential provides his unique take on notable events in the world of television and their impact on TV today.

    Columbo at 50

    Columbo at 50

    Tony remembers the fiftieth anniversary of Columbo on television. "Murder by the Book," the first episode of the Columbo series, aired on this date in TV history in 1971.
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    • 14 min
    Star Trek Turns 55

    Star Trek Turns 55

    Tony marks the 55th anniversary of the premiere of the original Star Trek.
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    • 18 min
    WKRP: Clean Up Radio Everywhere

    WKRP: Clean Up Radio Everywhere

    This week Tony Figueroa remembers "Clean Up Radio Everywhere," the famous episode of WKRP in Cincinnati that addressed censorship. Also in this segment: A tribute to Frank Bonner, the actor who played sales director Herb Tarlek on WKRP.
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    • 19 min
    The Final Episode of Soap

    The Final Episode of Soap

    Tony looks back at the final broadcast of Soap (ABC, 1977-1981) on Apr. 20, 1981, forty years ago This Week in TV History.
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    • 16 min
    2 Captains Turn 90

    2 Captains Turn 90

    This week Tony marks the milestone 90th birthdays of two actors who are known for playing captains on television: William Shatner (Star Trek) and Hal Linden (Barney Miller).
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    • 18 min
    Believe It or Not: The Greatest American Hero Turns 40

    Believe It or Not: The Greatest American Hero Turns 40

    Tony remembers The Greatest American Hero, which premiered 40 years ago (Mar. 18, 1981) this week in TV history.
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    • 12 min

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