Thursday, June 27, 2013

TV CONFIDENTIAL Archives: Week of June 19-25, 2013

Show No. 189 with guests Channing Chase and Peggy King
Original Airdate: Week of June 19-25, 2013
First hour: Ed welcomes singer, actress and radio talk show host Peggy King (Off the Cuff). Peggy began her career in radio as a vocalist during the Big Band era before moving into television, including appearances on The Jack Benny Show, The Ed Sullivan Show, The Today Show, The Tonight Show, and The Hallmark Hall of Fame, plus starring roles in “The Strange Journey of Jenny Hill” (a famous episode of Maverick) and Zero Hour (the 1957 cult classic that served as the inspiration for Airplane!), and a regular stint on The George Gobel Show.  

Second hour: Ed welcomes stage and film actress Channing Chase, aka Dorothy “Dot” Campbell on AMC’s Mad Men. Also in this hour: Tony Figueroa and Donna Allen with an expanded edition of This Week of TV History that includes a look at the life and career of comedian George Carlin.
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