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TVparty! Classic TVWorking in Beverly Hills from the mid-80s until the mid-90s, Billy Ingram was a designer on some of the most successful film trailers and movie posters of all time for Paramount Pictures, 20th Century Fox, New Line — all the majors — as well as Academy Award campaigns for stars like Harrison Ford, Barbra Streisand, Tom Cruise, Steven Spielberg, among others.

Posters include The Prince of Tides, Moonstruck, The Bodyguard, Juice, and the Star Trek, Bond, Lethal Weapon, Beverly Hills Cop, and Rocky franchises.

Launched in 1994, Ingram’s innovative web site TVparty! quickly became one of the internet’s hottest spots for entertainment and information, attracting millions of users a month, the very first to broadcast clips of TV shows online.

Released in 2002, the best-selling book in its category, TVparty: Television’s Untold Tales garnered rave reviews from around the world. That led to writing and starring in a series for VH1, Super Secret TV Formulas, then 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.

Having written a biweekly column covering downtown and East LA's Punk scene for three years starting in 1980, this formed the basis for Ingram’s 2013 memoir Punk.

In 2015, Ingram wrote and produced Hamburger², a book (mostly) about his hometown Greensboro, NC. Currently he writes a monthly column and features for O.Henry magazine while maintaining TVparty! on the net, now in its 26th year.

TVparty book Book Dear John: The Alex Toth Doodle Book Punk Book wrestling book Buck Book Book about Greensboro
Authored and/or produced 7 books

Reviews of

"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, 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.


"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

"TVparty! lives up to its name; reading it is like sitting with people chatting late at night about some show they loved long ago."
- Tube Tomes

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