Wednesday, October 19, 2011

TV CONFIDENTIAL Archives: Oct. 12, 2011

Show No. 108
Oct. 12, 2011
First hour: Ed celebrates the 60th anniversary of the premiere of I Love Lucy along with James Sheridan and Barry Monush, co-authors of Lucille Ball FAQ: Everything Left to Know About America's Favorite Redhead, an indispensable look at the Original Queen of Comedy, from her life growing up, her love interests, her various inspirations, and a ton of information about her films and TV series, including I Love Lucy. Also in this hour: Robert J. Thompson, professor of popular television at Syracuse University, with a look of the legacies of Steve Jobs and A.C. Nielsen, Jr.

Second hour: Ed welcomes Golden Globe Award-winning actor Stacy Keach (Mickey Spillane's Mike Hammer, Titus, King Lear, Twilight Zone Radio). Stacy is the co-author, along with artist, inventor and scientist Dr. Gary Greenberg, of Mary’s Magic Microscope: The Sand Bandit, the first in a series of children’s books that Stacy and Gary hope will inspire middle-school aged kids to discover the wonders and the possibilities of science fact. Also in this hour: Part 2 of our conversation with Emmy Award winner Joseph Dougherty, one of the writers and producers of Pretty Little Liars, which continues its second season with a special stand-alone episode, “The First Secret,” that airs Oct. 19 on ABC Family.
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