Wednesday, October 06, 2010

TV Confidential Archives Sept. 27, 2010

First hour: Ed and Frankie discuss the dismissals of NBC president Jeff Zucker and CNN president Jon Klein; the passing of character actor Harold Gould; and the recent premieres of Lone Star, $#*! My Dad Says, Detroit 187, Outsourced, Hawaii Five-O, Mike and Molly, Boardwalk Empire and other new television series.

Second hour: Ed and Frankie welcome actor and voiceover artist Jerry Houser (Slap Shot, Summer of '42, The Brady Brides) for a conversation that includes Jerry's memories of working with Paul Newman, Neil Simon, Goldie Hawn, Alan Alda, Paul Sorvino, Anthony Hopkins, Sir Richard Attenborough, Paul Bogart, Robert Mulligan and his co-stars from Summer of '42, Jennifer O'Neill and Gary Grimes. Jerry will be appearing at the next Hollywood Show in Burbank, Calif. on Oct. 9-10.

Bonus Segment: In this special edition of This Week in TV History, Tony Figueroa remembers George Clooney's first appearance on The Facts of Life, Patrick Duffy's return as Bobby Ewing in the infamous "Return to Camelot" episode of Dallas, and the premiere of The Tonight Show with Steve Allen, as well as the births of Bill Murray, Jim Henson, Spanky McFarland and Barbara Walters, and the death of Rock Hudson.
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