Wednesday, December 07, 2011

TV Confidential Archives: Dec. 2, 2011

Show No. 115
Dec. 2, 2011
First hour: Actress, author, singer and comedienne Sandra Bernhard (Roseanne, The L Word) joins Ed for a conversation about her early influences as a performer, her work with Martin Scorsese and Richard Pryor, and some of her other roles in film and television, including her upcoming appearance on TV Land's Hot in Cleveland. Sandra will also be performing in Columbus, OH and New York City in December, while her one-woman stage show I Love Being Me, Don’t You will be coming to Philadelphia, Seattle and La Jolla in early 2012. Also in this hour: Tony Figueroa and Donna Allen remember the birthday of Ozzy Osbourne, the network premiere of A Charlie Brown Christmas and other events that originally happened This Week in TV History.

Second hour: Ed welcomes singers Maria Lauren and Linda Eichberg, who performed with Dean Martin for nearly twenty years as members of the world-renowned Dean Martin Golddiggers. Maria and Linda’s book, Beyond Our Wildest Dreams, provides a backstage pass at the world of nightclub entertainment between the years 1973 through 1978 one of the last great eras in show business, and a time that saw Maria and Linda work alongside such legends as Frank Sinatra, Gene Kelly, Bob Hope, Milton Berle, Jerry Vale, Louis Prima, Donald O’Connor and, of course, Dean Martin.
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