I represent the first generation who, when we were born, the television was now a permanent fixture in our homes. When I was born people had breakfast with Barbara Walters, dinner with Walter Cronkite, and slept with Johnny Carson.
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Friday, August 08, 2014
TV CONFIDENTIAL Hear Our Archives: Show No. 241: Recently Canceled Network Shows, plus a tribute to Elaine Stritch
First hour: Tony, Donna and Ed take a look at recently canceled network shows, as well as viewer reaction to the series finale of How I Met Your Mother. Plus: highlights from our March 2014 conversation with author Eddie Shapiro(Nothing Like a Dame) about Broadway legend Elaine Stritch. Second hour: A replay of our January 2014 conversation with television writer/producer Michael Gleason, co-creator and executive producer of Remington Steele. Michael’s first novel, Working Dirty, is a private eye story set in a prison that also has some of the elements that made Remington Steele famous.