First hour: TV Confidential remembers the life and legacy of Robin Williams, the Academy Award-winning actor who originally became a star as a result of the ABC television series Mork & Mindy. Guests include television writer/producerDavid Misch (Police Squad!, Late Night with David Letterman, Duckman, Saturday Night Live, Funny: The Book). David began his career as a story editor on Mork & Mindy.
Second hour: Authors Paul Green and Mary Ann Anderson join Ed for a look back at the life and career of Jeffrey Hunter. Paul’s latest book, Jeffrey Hunter: The Film, Television, Radio and Stage Performances, is a comprehensive look at the actor best known for his starring roles as Martin Pawley in The Searchers, Christopher Pike in the original pilot episode of Star Trek, and Jesus Christ in Nicholas Ray’s King of Kings. Mary knew Jeffrey Hunter; her mother, actress Emily McLaughlin, married Hunter just three months before he died in May 1969. NOTE: Total running time of this broadcast is two hours, 20 minutes.