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Sid and Marty Krofft Interview: Saturday Morning Icons Talk Career and Lifetime Achievement Emmy

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Sid Krofft & Marty Krofft

Sid and Marty Krofft are icons to generations who were riveted to their televisions for H.R. Pufnstuf (1969), Lidsville (1971), Sigmund and the Sea Monsters (1973), Land of the Lost (1974), Pryor’s Place (1984), D.C. Follies (1987) and many more. The Canadian-born puppeteers created and produced groundbreaking, live-action fantasy shows that became mainstays of the Saturday morning airwaves. In the 1970s and 1980s, the Kroffts also found success as producers of popular primetime variety series such as Donny & Marie, The Brady Bunch Hour and Barbara Mandrell and the Mandrell Sisters.

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May 2018

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Debby Campbell Interview: Glen Campbell's Daughter Sends Late Father a Musical Love Letter

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Debby Campbell & Glen Campbell

Debby Campbell was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico, in 1956 to Glen Campbell and Diane Kirk. She is the eldest of the entertainer’s eight children, and for 24 years, she sang with her father as part of his concert touring act. In 2014, with co-author Mark Bego, she wrote Burning Bridges: Life with My Father Glen Campbell, which tells her story of supporting her dad through four wives, drug and alcohol additions and finally Alzheimer’s disease that took Campbell’s life on August 8, 2017.

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Tuesday

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May 2018

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Dree Hemingway Interview: "I Am More Than Just This Member of a Historic Family"

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Dree Hemingway

Model and actress Dree Hemingway is known for portraying the lead in the independent drama Starlet (2012). Other film appearances include Listen Up Philip, The People Garden, Live Cargo, The Disaster Artist, Love After Love and In a Relationship. Wanderland, an adventure/comedy/musical, also featuring Tate Ellington, Douglas Hodge and Victoria Clark, can currently be seen in select theaters and on digital HD.

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April 2018

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Peter Marshall Interview: Game Show Icon Talks "Hollywood Squares" and Daytime Emmys

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Peter Marshall

Singer and actor Peter Marshall was the original host of The Hollywood Squares (1966-1981) and has about 50 television, movie and Broadway credits. In the 1950s, he earned his living as part of a comedy act with Tommy Noonan, appearing in nightclubs, TV variety shows and several films. His elder sister, Joanne Dru, became a film and television actress who was known for roles in such films as Red River, She Wore a Yellow Ribbon and All the King’s Men.

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