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BILLY INGRAM

TVparty! Classic TVLaunched TVparty.com in 1997 and it quickly became one of the internet’s hottest spots for entertainment and information, attracting millions of users a month. TVparty! was the first to broadcast clips of TV shows online.

In 2002 released the best-selling book TVparty: Television’s Untold Tales to rave reviews from around the world then wrote and starred in a series for VH1, Super Secret TV Formulas, and two series on Bravo—100 Funniest Movies, Great Things about the Holidays, along with The Christmas Special Christmas Special.

Produced, art directed, and conducted & transcribed hundreds of interviews to craft the storyline for Beyond Our Wildest Dreams, an oral history of Las Vegas in the 1970s. Also produced the Eisner Award nominated book Dear John: The Alex Toth Doodle Book.

Wrote a biweekly column covering downtown and East LA's Punk scene for three years starting in 1980. That formed the basis for the 2013 memoir Punk.

Designer on some of the most successful Academy Award campaigns, film trailers, and movie posters of all time, for stars like Harrison Ford, Barbra Streisand, Tom Cruise, Steven Spielberg and many others.

TVparty book Book Dear John: The Alex Toth Doodle Book Punk Book wrestling book Buck Book
Authored and/or produced 6 books

Reviews of
TVparty.com:


"A twisted walk
down memory lane!"
- Sharon Edry, TV Guide

"Top Five Sites - Interviews and articles... are must reads."
- London Sunday Times

"It's too good to be true. Put together by Billy Ingram, TVparty.com has gossip, scandal, sex, singing, dancing, action, drama and celebrities with their 'original parts'"
- Krissy Harris, LA Times

"An ingenious tribute that elevates the TV past to artlike proportions. Site guru Billy Ingram has compiled features both over-the-top and museum worthy, blissful nostalgia for those born in the '40s or the '80s. A+
- Entertainment Weekly

"Every decade expresses its kooky collective unconscious on the tube, celebrated affectionately at Billy Ingram's TVparty. Ingram provides a hilarious glimpse into the American pop psyche."
- Yahoo

"TVparty is hands down the best site on the Web for classic TV."
- Discovery Channel

"A large, easy to digest collection of facts and photos of some of the great and not-so-great television shows of days gone by."
- Writer's Guild of America

Super Secret TV Formulas
TV series - VH1 - 2003-04
6 episodes: On air pundit
Series regular / writer
(Episode 2)

Super Secret TV Formulas
TV series - VH1 - 2003-04
6 episodes: On air pundit
Series regular / writer
(Opening Titles)

100 Funniest Movies
TV series - Bravo 2005-07
4 episodes: On air pundit
Series regular / writer
(Episode 4)

100 Funniest Movies
TV series - Bravo 2005-07
4 episodes: On air pundit
Series regular / writer
(Episode 4)

The Christmas Special
Christmas Special

Special - Bravo - 2004-05
On air pundit / writer

Great Things About
The Holidays

Bravo 2004-06
4 episodes: Writer / On air

Seen recently in: Sunday London Times, LA Weekly, The Toronto Star, Delaware Record, Dallas Morning News, The Hammonton Gazette, Chicago Sun-Times, Rock Hill Herald, The Salt Lake Tribune, Sacramento Bee, Birmingham News, Miami Herald, Palm Beach Post, News 8 Austin, WDBJ-TV 7, CNN, WOKR-TV NewsSource 13 Rochester, CNBC, TVLand, Star 1047, 1075KZL, WGN radio (Chicago), WABC radio (New York), WABC-TV, WGN-Radio, WGN-TV Morning News, Nettalk Interactive, Wild Web TV show, Michael Dresser Show, VH1, Bravo, and many, many others.

THE CRITICS SAY
ABOUT THE TVparty! BOOK:


"For the Literate Couch Potato... it was worth killing all those trees. TVparty! is a wide-ranging treat, based on Billy Ingram's fabulously indispensable Web site of the same name that's a living repository for dead TV. Is this tube-glued heaven or what?"
- Newsday

"Like a box of bedside bonbons, TVParty! is too rich for gobbling at one sitting. A bonus CD-ROM offers children's shows and toy commercials, and rare celebrity outtakes, including one from the imperious, queenly Jonathan Harris, who played Dr. Smith from Lost in Space."
- Frontiers magazine

"Jam packed with a lot of really great stuff. It's fabulous! It's full of unbelievable stories and great pictures and really good things and it's just awesome."
- WGN Radio

"Admit it. There's never anything good on TV. So read a book. In fact, read this book. Massively entertaining tribute to The Great Timewaster. Ingram's approach is at times reverential (he loves his electronic teat) but he never hesitates to dig into Hollywood's dirt in the name of a good story."
- Access magazine