Herbie J. Pilato - Golden Age of Television

Our videos with Herbie J. are all loving trips back to the television of our childhood with a comparative look at the cultural differences between then and now. And all benefit from the perspective of an adult who has worked behind the scenes of the industry, making for valuable commentary as well.

You can learn more about Herbie J. Pilato as well as buy his books; subscribe to his blog and  read articles he has written for various publications, such as the Television Academy— or generally connect with him, just by going to his website: HerbieJPilato.com        

Meanwhile, enjoy HerbieJ’s fun and reverential look at TV of the 50s, 60s and 70s all available in the library of videos (below) which he has done with Celebrating Act 2!

Liz Stirling: Be a Fixer!

Professional Media Producer, Liz Stirling is a natural problem solver–in the UK (she’s from Scotland) they call her job a ...
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Laugh-In: Fast & Funny TV

Want a good Laugh? Go back to the original “Rowan and Martin’s Laugh-in” produced by George Schlatter! Herbie J Pilato, ...
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Herbie J Pilato on Super TV Producer, QUINN MARTIN

Many of our favorite shows seem to come from the same prolific producers, who in their own right become super ...
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Author Herbie J Pilato on the Groundbreaking TV Series, LIFE GOES ON

Author and TV expert, Herbie J Polito talks with Celebrating Act 2 about his tome, Life Story: The Book Of ...
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Herbie J Pilato: Remembering Sonny & Cher

They were the new face of a generation and a major influence in television –Sonny & Cher! In this chat ...
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Remembering the NEW Dick Van Dyke Show

Beloved performer Dick Van Dyke actually starred in a number of tv series under his name. But as TV expert ...
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The ‘SMITH’ Shows of 1970’s TV

The What? Yes, 1970’s television fare included at least 2 shows with “Smith’ in the title. They’re both worth remembering ...
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Glamour, Gidget and The Girls Next Door: TV’s Female Icons from the 50s, 60s, and 70s

Entertainment Biographer and pop culture expert, Herbie J Pilato, shares a few of the fun stories about the most popular ...
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Television of 1971 – Season of Change!

TV expert Herbie J Pilato considers 1971 his favorite year of television both from a childhood perspective and from that ...
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Twitch Upon A Star: Elizabeth Montgomery Biography by Herbie J Pilato

Celebrating Act 2 talks with pop culture and TV history expert, Herbie J Pilato about one of his most popular ...
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Author Herbie J Pilato on TV’s Top Male Icons of ’50s, ’60s, ’70s

Hollywood Producer, Writer, Executive, Television Historian and Host of his own talk show, “Then Again with Herbie J Pilato”, talks ...
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Herbie J Pilato: Caring For My Parents Enriched My Life

Of course, as we mature our parents are also growing older. In almost everyone’s Act 2 there comes a time ...
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TV Host Livin’ His Dream

Remember all those classic TV shows (and their stars) we grew up with? Well, Herbie J Pilato loved them so ...
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