Fresh Air, Bob Newhart (Nonfiction) - Terry Gross

Fresh Air, Bob Newhart (Nonfiction)

By Terry Gross

  • Release Date: 2001-04-06
  • Genre: News
  • ℗ © 2001 WHYY-FM

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Summary : Fresh Air, Bob Newhart (Nonfiction)

Comic Bob Newhart on this edition of Fresh Air. He's been a part of the American comedy landscape since 1961 when his debut comedy album The Button-Down Mind of Bob Newhart became a surprise hit. Since then he's starred in three TV shows, including the Peabody award winning original The Bob Newhart Show, and appeared in numerous films. There's a new Rhino anthology of his classic routines, Something Like This...The Bob Newhart Anthology. Recently Newhart was honored at the Aspen Comedy Festival. This fall Newhart is scheduled to co-star in a pilot for a new TV show. There's also a live concert performance by Newhart on video, featuring him doing some new and classic routines, Bob Newhart: Button Down concert: Off the Record. (Original Broadcast Date: June 8, 1998)

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