Once again, the medium of film finds its topic in popular television. It seems that seedy biographies of once famous television personalities or behind the scenes players are being produced at such a high rate it’s growing hard to keep track of them all. In “Permanent Midnight,” Ben Stiller brought to life former “Alf” writer and heroin user Jerry Stahl; this December we get, in the form of George Clooney’s directorial debut “Confessions of a Dangerous Mind,” the true story of “Gong Show” host Chuck Barris, who somehow managed two careers at once: TV producer and CIA assassin. The mixture of television fa

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