Writer and creator of 'Happy Endings' David Caspe, writer Bill Persky and Kevin McDonough join Ricky to discuss what factors contribute to a hit show in today's world of television and media.
Tonight comedy writers Tom Leopold and Bill Persky talk about their new show A Comedy Writer Finds God, a salute to Notre Dame's 125th football season, a whine and cheese tasting event at Earthworks, and more
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On a small tropical island called Cascara forgotten by the British Empire, Governor Baxter Thwaites (two-time Academy Award® winner Michael Caine) finds his life flipped upside down when an American company discovers a rich reserve of valuable mineral water. Soon everyone from far and wide is eager to stake their claim, while Baxter must contend with his own chaotic personal life including sexy environmentalist Pamela (Superman’s Valerie Perrine) and his dysfunctional wife (You Don’t Know Jack’s Brenda Vaccaro). From the writer of The Bank Job and Across the Universe comes an uproarious farce where greed, environmentalism, and civic pride collide!
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The "me" generation is hilariously heralded in Cyra McFadden's satiric novel that playfully jabbed the residents of California's Marin County and their whirlwind search for the ultimate lifestyle. Set just across the bay from San Francisco, "Serial" depicts a year in the life of an affluent suburb where each new trend is eagerly consumed, from organic foods and EST to group jacuzzis. Harvey Holroyd (Martin Mull) gamely suffers through the insanity in an effort to please his wife Kate (Tuesday Weld) and their pouty teenage daughter (Jennifer McAllister). An all-star comedy cast including Sally Kellerman, Tom Smothers, Bill Macy, Peter Bonerz, and screen villain Christopher Lee brings "Serial" to life in a frank, funny parody of present-day-America.
A new detective in town is welcomed by the news of local cheerleader being slaughtered while walking home. With the help of a local reporter decides to find out what exactly is happening in the town.
It's the end of the 70s. Hippies are assimilating, women are raising their consciousness, and men are becoming confused and ineffectual. Don't expect to be able to keep track of all the names or who's sleeping with who; the picture very skillfully conveys the hopeless muddle through which the many characters move as they try to Find Themselves.
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