Robert Jolin Osborne, Jr. was an American film historian and actor best known as the primary host for the cable channel Turner Classic Movies . Prior to TCM, Osborne had been a host on The Movie Channel, and, earlier, a columnist for 'The Hollywood Reporter'. Osborne also wrote the official history of the Academy Awards, originally published in 1988, and most recently updated in 2013. Wikipedia*
On the C-SPAN Networks:
Robert Osborne has one video in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1989 Forum.