Daily Archives: September 18, 2023

TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 622.4 with guest Simon Napier-Bell is now available for listening on demand as a free podcast

The Real George Michael Originate Airdates: Sept. 15-18, 2023 TVC 622.4: Ed welcomes Simon Napier-Bell, former manager of Wham!, longtime record producer and songwriter, and the director of The Real George Michael: Portrait of an Artist, an excellent documentary that … Continue reading

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TV CONFIDENTIAL Show Nos. 621 and 622 with guest Georgiana “Noopy” Rodrigues is now available for listening on demand as a free podcast

Rose Marie’s 100th Birthday Original Airdates: Sept. 8-11, 2023 TVC 621.2: Ed welcomes back Georgiana “Noopy” Rodrigues, daughter of legendary singer, actress, and comedienne Rose Marie. This past Tuesday, Aug. 15 marked the 100th birthday of Rose Marie; to mark … Continue reading

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TV CONFIDENTIAL Show No. 622.3 with guest Mark Cantor is now available for listening on demand as a free podcast

What are Soundies? Original Airdates: Sept. 15-18, 2023 TVC 622.3: Greg Ehrbar interviews Mark Cantor, jazz and film historian, author of The Soundies: A History and Catalog of Jukebox Film Shorts of the 1940s, and one of the contributors to … Continue reading

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This Date in ROCKFORD FILES History: Richard Kiley, Kathryn Harrold, and Bryan Cranston star in “Punishment and Crime,” the sixth of the eight CBS ROCKFORD FILES reunion movies, airing Sept. 18, 1996. LEARN MORE in 45 YEARS OF THE ROCKFORD FILES, available in softcover paperback and now as an eBook through Black Pawn Press

PUNISHMENT AND CRIME Original Air Date: September 18, 1996 Synopsis. Rockford’s renewed romance with old flame Megan Dougherty (Kathryn Harrold, reprising her role from the NBC series) takes a treacherous turn when he learns that her arrogant playboy cousin Patrick … Continue reading

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This Date in THE FBI History: Robert Blake stars in “The Price of Death,” airing Sept. 18, 1966

THE PRICE OF DEATH Original Air Date: Sept. 18, 1966 Synopsis. In San Francisco, Erskine and Rhodes probe a kidnapping ring that targets middle-class families who win big while gambling in Reno, Nevada and holds their children for ransom. LEARN … Continue reading

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This Day in MAVERICK TV History: “The Bundle from Britain,” Roger Moore’s debut appearance as Cousin Beau Maverick, airs on Sept. 18, 1960. MAVERICK: LEGEND OF THE WEST: Revised Third Edition is now available both as an eBook and in softcover paperback through Black Pawn Press

THE BUNDLE FROM BRITAIN Original Airdate: September 18, 1960 Synopsis. Introducing Roger Moore as Cousin Beauregard Maverick, the “white sheep” of the family, who had the embarrassing misfortune of earning a medal in the Civil War—accidentally. In many respects Roger … Continue reading

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