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TV CONFIDENTIAL Archives: June 6, 2011

Show No. 91
June 6, 2011

First hour: Tony Figueroa and Donna Allen join Ed for a round-table discussion of such topics as Oprah Winfrey’s final broadcast and some surprising cancellations among prime time network shows, including Outsourced and Law and Order: Los Angeles.

Second hour: Ed welcomes filmmakers Jim Pasternak and Richard Marshall, the director and producer, respectively, of Certifiably Jonathan, a unique comedy/documentary that provides a window into the brilliant mind of comedy legend Jonathan Winters. Also in this hour: highlights from a 2008 interview that Winters gave to Phil Gries in which he discussed some of his early TV appearances, including Omnibus and And Here’s The Show, the origins of his famous character Maude Frickett, and his thoughts on such legends as Groucho Marx, Shelley Berman, Sid Caesar and Dean Martin.

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