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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Saturday, November 15, 2014
TV CONFIDENTIAL Archives: Show No. 254 with guests Ken Levine and Bob Leszczak
Show No. 254 with guests Ken Levine and Bob Leszczak Original Airdate: Week of Nov. 5-10, 2014 First hour: Ed welcomes author and film, TV and music historian Bob Leszczak. Bob’s latest book, The Odd Couple on Stage on Screen, tells you everything you wanted to know about The Odd Couple, from the Broadway play written by Neil Simon, to the classic TV series starring Tony Randall and Jack Klugman, to the forthcoming CBS revival of The Odd Couple starring Matthew Perry. Also in this hour: Tony Figueroa and Donna Allen say Happy Birthday remember the premiere of Nightline. Second hour: Ed welcomes Emmy Award-winning writer, producer and director Ken Levine(M*A*S*H, Cheers, Frasier, Wings, The Simpsons). Now a successful playwright, Ken’s first play, a romantic comedy called A or B?, is now playing at the Falcon Theatre in Burbank, through Sunday, Nov. 16. For tickets and more information, call (818) 955-8101 or go to www.FalconTheatre.com.