Long before paparazzi pursued celebrities, celebrities pursued iconic journalist Rona Barrett. Aside from moving into a 90210 zip code and invites to glam parties, stars knew they had it truly made when â€œMiss Ronaâ€ knocked at their estate door. No one has ever had more personal access to celebrities baring their souls, revealing their secrets, sharing their dreams than Barrett. In a career spanning more than 30 years, Barrett is a true pioneer and innovator who left the television studio to conceive the â€œcoffee clichÃ©â€ style now embraced by other top journalists. When the famous (and infamous) opened up their homes to Barrett, the cameras faded to the background and they were with an old friend.
Shift the new year into high gear with the ultimate road tripâ€”right in your living room! Featuring 11 star-studded episodes from one of televisionâ€™s most pivotal classic dramas, it’s Route 66: Producerâ€™s Picks.
Route 66 (1960-64), an edgy anthology of downbeat character studies and psychological dramas, was one of the most brilliant and highly rated television series of the era. The original â€œroad tripâ€ adventure â€“ shot entirely on location with top-drawer writing, intriguing characters and stellar guest star appearances â€“ it established the Corvette as an American icon.