Tuesday, September 21, 2010

TV Confidential Archives: Sept. 13, 2010

First hour: Peabody Award-winning filmmaker Aviva Kempner (Yoo-Hoo, Mrs. Goldberg) joins Ed for a discussion on the life and career of television pioneer Gertrude Berg (The Goldbergs). Also in this program: Ed, Frankie, Tony Figueroa and Donna Allen discuss the final episode of As The World Turns and the current state of daytime soap operas.

Second hour: Author James Rosin (The Invaders: A Quinn Martin TV Series) discusses the history of The Invaders and its continued impact on television audiences throughout the world. Also in this hour: Ed and Frankie replay their July 2008 conversation with writer/producer Larry Cohen (The Invaders, Coronet Blue), while David Krell remembers the 40th anniversary of The Mary Tyler Moore Show.
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