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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 Confidential with Ed Robertson ed robertson

    • TV & Film
    • 4.8 • 40 Ratings

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.

    85 Years of Batman

    85 Years of Batman

    TVC 648.1: May 1939 marks the eighty-fifth anniversary of the publication of Issue 27 of Detective Comics, the issue that marked the debut appearance of the Batman character. TV Confidential marks this occasion by playing highlights of some of our conversation with actors who appeared in the Batman television series from 1966.
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    • 27 min
    The Abbott and Costello Show: Season 2 on Blu-ray

    The Abbott and Costello Show: Season 2 on Blu-ray

    TVC 648.2: Nick Santa Maria, co-author of The Annotated Abbott and Costello: A Complete Viewer’s Guide to the Comedy Team and Their 38 Films, joins Greg and Ed for a look at the ClassicFlix.com Blu-ray release of The Abbott and Costello Show, Season 2.
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    • 19 min
    Abbott and Costello Meet Joe Franklin

    Abbott and Costello Meet Joe Franklin

    TVC 648.3: Nick Santa Maria, co-author of The Annotated Abbott and Costello: A Complete Viewer’s Guide to the Comedy Team and Their 38 Films, talks to Greg and Ed about some of the many famous character actors who appear in the second season of The Abbott and Costello Show, including Phyllis Coates, Joan Shawlee, Hillary Brooke, Adele Jurgens, Percy Helton, Karen Sharpe, and Gloria Henry. The Abbott and Costello Show, Season 2 is now available on Blu-ray through ClassicFlix.com. Nick’s podcast, Abbott and Costello Meet the Podcast, is available for listening on demand on many streaming platforms.  
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    • 20 min
    Dee Wallace on the power of creating ourselves consciously

    Dee Wallace on the power of creating ourselves consciously

    TVC 648.4: Ed welcomes back actress, author, and teacher Dee Wallace (E.T: The Extraterrestrial, The Howling, Born: Giving Birth to a New You). Topics this segment include what led Dee on the path of self-creation, and how the challenge we all face is creating ourselves consciously, versus by default. Dee’s latest book, Born: Giving Birth to a New You, is available wherever books are sold online.
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    • 26 min
    Dee Wallace on Charles Conrad and some of her other acting mentors

    Dee Wallace on Charles Conrad and some of her other acting mentors

    TVC 648.5: Actress and author Dee Wallace (E.T: The Extraterrestrial, The Howling, Born: Giving Birth to a New You) talks to Ed about some of her acting mentors, which include Charles Conrad, Uta Hagen, and Jeff Corey, and how the acting method taught by Conrad differed from most other approaches to “The Method.” Also in this segment: Dee shares some memories of working with Dudley Moore in 10 and with her husband, Christopher Stone, in The Howling. Dee’s latest book, Born: Giving Birth to a New You, is available wherever books are sold online.
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    • 20 min
    Abbott and Costello: The Cartoon Series

    Abbott and Costello: The Cartoon Series

    TVC 648.6: Nick Santa Maria, co-author of The Annotated Abbott and Costello: A Complete Viewer’s Guide to the Comedy Team and Their 38 Films, talks to Greg and Ed about how the Abbott and Costello cartoon series in 1965 was a boon for Bud Abbott, given his failing health at the time. The Abbott and Costello Show, Season 2 is now available on Blu-ray through ClassicFlix.com. Nick’s podcast, Abbott and Costello Meet the Podcast, is available for listening on demand on many streaming platforms.  
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    • 13 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
40 Ratings

40 Ratings

Medusa1954 ,

Smart TV Talk

This is TV and the TV business discussed with knowledge and insight. Ed Martin is a complete pro, giving us insider access combined with genuine enthusiasm. Wonderful guests!

Time traveler 420 ,

Great Show!

If you enjoy classic TV and stories from industry insiders, this is the show for you. I think it’s great to hear these legends being interviewed by such a knowledgeable and respectful host. The sound quality is great and there is no yelling or cussing, a classy show about classic TV!

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