Thursday, May 24, 2012

TV CONFIDENTIAL Archives: May 16, 2012

Show No. 138
May 16, 2012

First hour: Tony Figueroa and Donna Allen join Ed for a look at notable shows that were cancelled by the four major networks (including Awake and Are You There, Chelsea), as well as shows that were renewed (including Community and Parks and Recreation), and shows that recently premiered (including Veep, Girls and Scandal).

Second hour: Film and TV character actor Edward Faulkner (The Green Berets, McLintock, Rio Lobo) discusses his friendship and professional affiliation with screen legend John Wayne. Ed will be appearing at the Memphis Film Festival in Olive Branch, MI on May 31 thru June 2, 2012; the annual Western Legends Round-Up in Kanab, UT on August 16-18, 2012; and at Silver Dollar City in Branson, MO on Saturday, Sept. 15. Also in this hour: This Week in TV History remembers the 25th anniversary of "The Puppy Episode" and its impact on the ABC series Ellen and network television in general.

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