Tuesday, July 05, 2011

TV Confidential Archives June 27, 2011

Show No. 94
June 27, 2011

First hour: Music journalist Jason Draper, author of Prince: Chaos, Disorder and Revolution, joins Ed for a look at the life, career and music of Prince, and the artist's impact on MTV. Also in this hour: Phil Gries plays excerpts of interviews with Gene Autry, Spike Jones and Carol Burnett that originally aired on Person to Person with Charles Collingwood.

Second hour: Ed welcomes actress, director and acting coach Michelle Danner, artistic director of the Edgemar Center of the Arts. Michelle's latest film is an adaptation of John Buffalo Mailer’s play Hello, Herman, the story of a Columbine-like shooting that also takes a hard look at today’s society. Plus: Tony Figueroa and Donna Allen discuss Amos 'n' Andy, the end of the Bicentennial Minutes and the impact of Sonny and Cher's divorce on their popular CBS variety hour.

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