Thursday, December 05, 2013

TV CONFIDENTIAL Archives: Show No. 210 with guests John Kruth and Mark Milano

TV CONFIDENTIALShow No. 210 with guests John Kruth and Mark Milano
 

Original Airdate: Week of Nov. 27-Dec. 3, 2013
First hour: Ed, Tony and Donna welcome Mark Milano, curator of Kukla.tv, the official website of Kukla, Fran and Ollie, and the producer of Kukla, Fran and Ollie: The First Episodes. Mark recently released a third volume of Kukla, Fran and Ollie on DVD that includes guest appearances by guitarist Jose Greco, singer Dennis Day, and NBC news commentator H.V. Kaltenborn, plus black-and-white clips of two KFO episodes that were the first color television shows ever broadcast. Also in this hour: This Week in TV History remembers Saturday morning programming from the 1970s, including Make a Wish, You Are There and The CBS Children’s Film Festival.  

Second hour: Ed welcomes author and musician John Kruth. John’s book Rhapsody in Black: The Life and Music of Roy Orbison not only provides the back story behind every hit record of The Big O, but includes information about Roy’s many appearances on television, including Roy Orbison: A Black and White Night, the award-winning special produced by Cinemax that is still considered one of the best concert films ever made. Also in this hour: This Week in TV History remembers Larry Hagman.
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