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TV CONFIDENTIAL Archives: Jan. 11, 2012

Show No. 121
Jan. 11, 2012

First hour: Ed welcomes award-winning writer/producer Larry Brody, whose many credits in television include such shows as Police Story, Mike Hammer, Gibbsville, Star Trek: Voyager, Star Trek: The Next Generation, Barnaby Jones, Cannon and The Streets of San Francisco. Larry also runs, an excellent resource for both new and experienced writers of television, while his books about the TV industry include Television Writing From The Inside Out and Turning Points in Television.

Second hour: Actor, author and director Walter Koenig (Star Trek, Babylon 5) talks to Ed about some of his accomplishments as a writer, including how he became involved in the comic book industry. Walter's two four-part comic book series, Raver and Things to Come, will both be released as graphic novels in 2012. Walter will also be receiving a star on the venerable Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2012, making him the last of the seven cast members of the original Star Trek series to be so honored. Walter will also be appearing at OZ TREK 7 in Melbourne, Australia on Jan. 28-29, 2012, as well as at FED CON 21 in Dusseldorf, Germany on May 17-20, 2012, and the Annual Official Star Trek Convention at the Rio Suites Hotel in Las Vegas, Aug. 9-12, 2012. Also in this hour: Part 2 of our conversation with actor and author Peter Ford (Glenn Ford: A Life, A Little Prince). Topics include a look at Glenn's early years as a contract player at Columbia Pictures.

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