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  • Bill Murray and Christopher Guest at Super Bowl IX 1/2

    Bill Murray and Christopher Guest at Super Bowl IX 1/2

    Before covering 1976’s Super Bowl X, TVTV experimented with some comedy journalism by covering the pickup game between the CBS Superbowl Broadcast team. The game featured hall of famer Johnny Unitas with play-by-play by Phyllis George. It’s also one of the earliest TV appearances for Bill Murray and Christopher Guest. Also enjoy the full documentary, TVTV Goes To the Superbowl.

  • TVTV Goes To The Superbowl

    TVTV Goes To The Superbowl

    A behind-the-scenes documentary about the events and personalities surrounding Superbowl X in Miami between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Dallas Cowboys. Features intimate portraits of the players and the CBS personnel who broadcast the events of Superbowl week. Produced with multiple lightweight video cameras in TVTV style, it is both informative and revealing of the extremes surrounding football culture and hype. Continue reading

  • [TVTV Super Bowl CBS edit]

    [TVTV Super Bowl CBS edit]

    Footage from TVTV Goes to the Superbowl not used in the final version, mostly featuring Bill and Brian Doyle Murray improvising humorous situations. Throughout, footage of TV shows keeps popping in to the image, but the audio stays at the stadium. Continue reading

  • O’Bradovich #1

    O’Bradovich #1

    00:00 This video is of a brief interview with former Chicago Bears defensive end Ed O’Bradovich. 00:23 The tape opens with several takes of O’Bradovich throwing his helmet to two men in the stands, and them throwing it back to him. “It took twenty-two years and they say patience is a virtue.” 01:08 He starts by talking about winning the championship game with the Bears and throwing his helmet into the stands. He wanted to lob it, but it caught … Continue reading

  • Bruiser #1

    Bruiser #1

    00:00 Bars and tone. This video is the first in a series of videos featuring b-roll footage and an interview with former professional wrestler Dick the Bruiser. 02:00 Dick the Bruiser sits in his yard and wraps up a phone conversation. 04:05 The Bruiser talks about his various real estate and business ventures, as well as how he got involved in wrestling promotions. 07:31 He talks about playing professional football for the Green Bay Packers and then transitioning into wrestling. … Continue reading

  • Bruiser #2

    Bruiser #2

    00:00 This is the continuation of an interview with former professional wrestler and football player Dick The Bruiser. 02:17 The Bruiser talks about how he rarely goes out. He has a wheat allergy, so he doesn’t drink beer. 03:40 He talks about why professional wrestling is often ignored by the sports writers. “All sports editors are old drunks. They’ve never liked to indulge in wrestling because they’re jealous that the wrestlers make money” without needing the sports writers to mention … Continue reading

  • Bruiser #3

    Bruiser #3

    00:00 This is the continuation of an interview with professional wrestler Dick The Bruiser. 00:53 Shots of “Dick the Bruiser” paraphernalia. He has a wall of photos, including of racecar drivers and of the 1954 Green Bay Packers. HeĀ  used to own horses and German shepherds. He now owns miniature dachshunds. He also once owned a billy goat. 04:25 He talks about being in the movie “The Wrestler” with Ed Asner. 05:10 He has a bar in his house. He … Continue reading

  • Bruiser #4

    Bruiser #4

    00:00 The final video in a series of b-roll and interview footage taken of Dick The Bruiser for “Once A Star.” 01:08 Dick the Bruiser says they called people turkey-necks who had narrow necks. He talks about his special hold. 02:35 He discusses the difference between the Bruiser persona and Dick Afflis. He responds sarcastically to Tom Weinberg’s question about the difference. He says he’s polite to people who don’t irritate him, but if people get on his nerves, “then … Continue reading