Show No. 122
First hour: Ed welcomes Emmy and Golden Globe Award winner Howard Gordon, co-creator, executive producer and show runner of Homeland and the bestselling author of Gideon’s War and Hard Target. Howard is also executive producer of Awake, which premieres Feb. 6 on NBC. Howard will be appearing at the Diesel Bookstore in Santa Monica, CA on Wednesday, Jan. 25 at 7pm; Mysteries to Die For in Thousand Oaks, CA, on Saturday, Jan. 28 at 2pm; and Mysterious Galaxy in Redondo Beach, CA on Saturday, Feb. 4 at 2:30pm. Also in this hour: a look at entertainment headlines, including Ed's thoughts on the controversy surrounding the use of so-called "high lowbrow" humor in shows like 3 Broke Girls, plus reviews of Rob, Are You There, Chelsea? and House of Lies.