Monday, June 27, 2011

TV Confidential Archives June 20, 2011

Show No. 93
June 20, 2011

First hour: Radio host, television historian and producer Jim Benson joins Ed for a look at the life and career of Emmy Award-winning writer, producer and director Leonard Stern (Get Smart, He and She, I’m Dickens, He’s Fenster, The Snoop Sisters, McMillan and Wife). Plus: Tony Figueroa and Donna Allen remember the premiere of The Ed Sullivan Show, the deaths of George Reeves and George Carlin, and other events that originally took place This Week in TV History.

Second hour: Ed, Tony and Donna welcome actor, comedian and voiceover artist Hank Garrett (Car 54, Where Are You?, The Producers, Serpico, Three Days of the Condor, The Boys Next Door, Paris). Topics include Hank's experience with Fred Gwynne, Al Lewis, Joe E. Ross and Nat Hiken on Car 54, his work with such legends as Tony Bennett, Sammy Davis Jr., Sydney Pollack, James Earl Jones and Robert Redford, and his voiceover work on such series as Garfield and G.I. Joe.

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