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TV CONFIDENTIAL Archives: Jan. 18, 2012

Show No. 122
Jan. 18, 2012

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.

Second hour: Ed welcomes actress Jacqueline Scott, whose many film and TV appearances include such such classic shows as Gunsmoke, The Twilight Zone, The Outer Limits, The Streets of San Francisco, the iconic TV-movie Duel, and, of course, The Fugitive. Topics include Jacquie's work with Uta Hagen, Paul Muni, Louis Calhern, James Stewart, Walter Matthau, David Janssen and other stage and screen legends. Jacquie recently filmed a commercial, Sling Baby, that is one of five finalists in a contest sponsored by Doritos; the two spots that get the most votes will be shown during this year’s Super Bowl broadcast. To vote for Sling Baby, go to through Sunday, Jan. 29. Also in this hour: reviews of new DVD releases.

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