Tuesday, November 22, 2011

TV CONFIDENTIAL Archives: Nov. 16, 2011

Show No. 113
Nov. 16, 2011
First hour: Ed welcomes independent filmmaker Daron Ker. Daron’s films include I Ride and Rice Field of Dreams, both of which tell stories about bridging the gap in different cultures. I Ride takes viewers into the world of biker culture, as seen through the eyes of The Fryed Brothers Band, while Rice of Field of Dreams is the story of Joe Cook, the man who brought baseball to Cambodia. Also in this hour: Tony Figueroa and Donna Allen remember the birth of Danny DeVito, as well as Television Screen Magazine, an NBC precursor to 60 Minutes that premiered This Week in TV History.
Second hour: Ed welcomes actor, author and television historian James Rosin. Jim’s latest book, The Streets of San Francisco: A Quinn Martin TV Series, is a comprehensive oral history of the long-running ABC crime drama, featuring comments and insight from the people who made it, including series star Michael Douglas, producers John Wilder and Cliff Gould, and director Walter Grauman.
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