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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Sunday, April 26, 2015
TV CONFIDENTIAL Archives: Show No. 272 and 273
Show No. 272 with guests Morgan Woodward and Sylvia Resnick Original Airdate: Week of Apr. 8-13, 2015 First hour: Longtime entertainment journalist Sylvia Resnick discusses her new book, The Evolution of the Hollywood Heartthrob, a fascinating look at Old Hollywood and New Hollywood that also profiles some of the greatest male heartthrobs in film and TV history. Also in this hour: Tony Figueroa and Donna Allen remember the premiere of Nightlineand Truth or Consequences. Second hour: Ed, Tony and Donna welcome actor Morgan Woodward (Dallas, Cool Hand Luke, Star Trek, The Waltons. Also in this hour: Greg Ehrbar discusses the recent DVD releases of Gilligan’s Planet andThundercats. Show No. 273 with guest James Wilder Original Airdate: Week of Apr. 15-20, 2015 First hour: Highlights from our June 2010 conversation with actor James Best (The Dukes of Hazzard). Also in this hour: Tony Figueroa and Donna Allen remember Starsky and Hutch (the pilot of which originally aired in April 1975), while Greg Ehrbar discusses the recent DVD releases of Paddington Bear. Second hour: Ed welcomes award-winning independent film actor James Wilder. James’ latest film, Three Holes and A Smoking Gun, is now available through many Video on Demand services. Also in this hour: An encore presentation of our August 2013 salute to comedian and satirist Stan Freberg.