1) 200: It's a nice round number! Here are a few shows that somehow never made it to 200 episodes:
Me and the Chimp
Hee Haw Honeys
One of the Boys
2) National Talk Show Day: There have been thousands of TV talk shows with millions of episodes, but only one of them was gutsy enough to book economist Jerome Smith!
3) Epcot Center: The Opening Celebration: 40 years ago tonight, CBS' Walt Disney anthology series presented this TV special featuring the likes of host Danny Kaye and guests like Marie Osmond. I went to Epcot shortly after it opened and did not see Kaye nor Osmond. I liked the Figment dragon and the big golf ball dome thing, though!
4) Michael Learned: The Waltons star appeared recently on the TV Confidential podcast.
5) Weird Al Yankovic: Happy birthday to one of the true legends of early MTV!
10) R.I.P.: Ron Masak: