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Four Terrifying Words: 'Mike Wallace Is Here'




Ari Belkin's documentary,
Ari Belkin's documentary, "Mike Wallace Is Here," examines the life and career of the famed journalist.

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On today's show:

The Man Who Made '60 Minutes' Tick

(Starts at 8:00)

“Mike Wallace Is Here” is a documentary by director Ari Belkin about the the no-nonsense host of CBS’ “60 Minutes.” During his 50-year career, Wallace pioneered the TV magazine format as well as the "tough question" approach to interviews. Belkin tells the story of Wallace without talking heads, just interviews and never before seen archival footage from CBS’ vaults. The Frame’s John Horn spoke with Belkin about making the film and the timely nature of Wallace’s story. (The film is in theaters on July 26.)

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Coming to a TV Near You

(Starts at 1:00)

The bi-annual Television Critics Association press tour is underway, with TV executives, producers and actors previewing their fall programming. Daniel Fienberg of The Hollywood Reporter talks with John about what shows he's looking forward to hearing about. 

Follow The Money

(Starts at 19:00)

Video games are a multi-billion dollar industry. The game market today rakes in more than Hollywood, the music industry and streaming services. But it’s not all blockbusters like "Red Dead Redemption 2" and "Call of Duty." Indie developers are quietly making quirky, DIY games in the shadow of the major studios. The Frame contributor Tim Greiving visits a collective of game designers in Culver City.