Sunday, March 01, 2015

TV CONFIDENTIAL Archives: Show No. 267 with guest Michael St. John

TV CONFIDENTIALShow No. 267 with guest Michael St. John


Original Airdate: Week of Feb. 18-23, 2015


First hour: Tony Figueroa and Donna Allen say Happy Birthday to actor George Kennedy while also remembering the pilot for The Andy Griffith Show, which originally aired during This Week in TV History as an episode of Make Room for Daddy. 

Second hourMichael St. John, the first African-American man hired as a director for NBC television, remembers his friend and colleague Gary Owens (with whom he worked on Rowan and Martin’s Laugh-In), plus provides Ed, Tony and Donna with an update on the pre-production of his play, I Feel Sin Comin’ On, which is based on early events in his life that are depicted in Michael's book, Hollywood Through the Back Door.
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