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March 21, 2007 | Maria Elena Fernandez
Comedian Dennis Miller, who has hosted a couple of talk shows on television, will introduce his first radio show next week on more than 80 stations nationwide, including news talk station KRLA-AM (870) in Los Angeles. "The Dennis Miller Show," which begins broadcasting from New York City on Monday, will be heard locally weekdays from 6 to 9 p.m., KRLA Program Director Craig Edwards said Tuesday.
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June 13, 2012 | Bill Dwyre
SAN FRANCISCO — The U.S. Open golf tournament provides wonderful extremes, and not just because it has a 670-yard hole this year at the Olympic Club. Wednesday began with a heartfelt gesture by the U.S. Golf Assn., whose heartfelt gestures lean more toward providing a courtesy car back to the hotel for the amateur from South Dakota who just shot 87. This one was different, special. They sat Jack Nicklaus in the front of a room and declared that the gold medal given to this tournament's winner, and henceforth, will be called the Jack Nicklaus Medal.
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NEWS
April 17, 1994 | SUSAN KING, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Dennis Miller is back on late-night. The popular 40-year-old comedian brings his razor-sharp wit and political perspective to HBO in the cable network's first-ever late-night live series. The weekly "Dennis Miller" show kicks off the first of six programs Friday at midnight. Miller, a journalism major from Pittsburgh, got his start doing comedy in local clubs in the late '70s.
ENTERTAINMENT
February 21, 2008
Dennis Miller's popping up everywhere you look this week. For starters, there's his daily three-hour syndicated talk-radio show (airing locally on KRLA-AM). Then there's "Amne$ia," the new NBC quiz show on which Miller will challenge contestants to answer tough questions from their own lives.
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May 13, 2005 | From Associated Press
CNBC is canceling comic Dennis Miller's low-rated political talk show after less than 16 months, replacing it with a business show rerun. The last episode airs tonight. Miller's prime-time program, featuring a mixture of comedy, interviews and political opinion, was seen by an average of 168,000 viewers since its January 2004 launch, according to Nielsen Media Research. That number has dipped to 114,000 this year with the presidential election campaign over.
BUSINESS
February 8, 1995 | JAMES BATES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Sony Pictures Entertainment said Tuesday that it has hired Dennis Miller, one of Turner Broadcasting Systems' most senior executives in Hollywood, as an executive vice president. Sources said Miller, president of Turner Pictures, will in effect fill the post soon to be vacated by Sony executive Paul Schaeffer. As previously reported, Schaeffer will soon become the top corporate officer at a new venture being led by former Sony Pictures Chairman Peter Guber.
ENTERTAINMENT
July 24, 1992 | STEVE WEINSTEIN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Johnny Carson survived nearly 30 years of late-night talk wars. Dennis Miller couldn't make it to 30 weeks. Carson cracked jokes about eight different vice presidents. The current veep could well be around long after Miller again becomes just another beer on tap. Carson's departure evoked zillions of love letters in just about every publication in the land. And the stars, the really big stars, turned up to kiss him goodby.
BUSINESS
October 3, 2005 | Sallie Hofmeister
Former entertainment executive Dennis Miller has co-founded a venture capital partnership, Spark Capital, to make early-stage investments in companies that take advantage of the build-out of broadband networks. The firm, based in Cambridge, Mass., has raised $260 million for its first fund, which will invest in the convergence of the media, technology and entertainment industries. Miller was a top executive at Turner Broadcasting System Inc.
ENTERTAINMENT
April 25, 1994 | LAWRENCE CHRISTON
Dennis Miller joked about recently returning from a two-week stay at "the Federal Talk Show Host Rehabilitation Program," but in fact he looked fresher, better-groomed and more relaxed on his new HBO show, which debuted Friday night, than he did on his syndicated talk show that tanked two years ago.
ENTERTAINMENT
August 16, 1996 | JACK MATHEWS, FOR THE TIMES
What it lacks in irony and suspense, Gilbert Adler's "Tales From the Crypt Presents Bordello of Blood" makes up for in whimsy and cheeky self-assurance. The second feature to emerge from the long-running HBO horror show is a bawdy romp into vampire mythology, an empty-headed joyride into a crypt that resembles a costume party orgy. This is the version of "Dracula" that Bram Stoker would have written with the collaboration of Mel Brooks and the Marquis de Sade over drinks at Hooters.
ENTERTAINMENT
March 21, 2007 | Maria Elena Fernandez
Comedian Dennis Miller, who has hosted a couple of talk shows on television, will introduce his first radio show next week on more than 80 stations nationwide, including news talk station KRLA-AM (870) in Los Angeles. "The Dennis Miller Show," which begins broadcasting from New York City on Monday, will be heard locally weekdays from 6 to 9 p.m., KRLA Program Director Craig Edwards said Tuesday.
SPORTS
September 16, 2006
The only thing different between Tony Kornheiser and Dennis Miller is that Dennis Miller actually had a career to throw down the drain. DAVID STEINBECK Garden Grove
ENTERTAINMENT
August 5, 2006 | Matea Gold
Comedian and actor Dennis Miller is joining Fox News as a contributor to "Hannity & Colmes" this fall, according to a network executive. Miller, who did a stint on "Hannity & Colmes" in 2003 and then had his own eponymous show on CNBC, will begin weighing in on news and politics beginning Sept. 13. He will also provide commentary on the Fox News website.
BUSINESS
October 3, 2005 | Sallie Hofmeister
Former entertainment executive Dennis Miller has co-founded a venture capital partnership, Spark Capital, to make early-stage investments in companies that take advantage of the build-out of broadband networks. The firm, based in Cambridge, Mass., has raised $260 million for its first fund, which will invest in the convergence of the media, technology and entertainment industries. Miller was a top executive at Turner Broadcasting System Inc.
ENTERTAINMENT
May 13, 2005 | From Associated Press
CNBC is canceling comic Dennis Miller's low-rated political talk show after less than 16 months, replacing it with a business show rerun. The last episode airs tonight. Miller's prime-time program, featuring a mixture of comedy, interviews and political opinion, was seen by an average of 168,000 viewers since its January 2004 launch, according to Nielsen Media Research. That number has dipped to 114,000 this year with the presidential election campaign over.
NEWS
September 9, 2004
He talks: CNBC has renewed Dennis Miller's talk show through the end of 2005.
ENTERTAINMENT
July 20, 1993 | DAVID KRONKE, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Last year, Dennis Miller became the celebrated martyr of late-night television. Though his talk show could be uneven, it was widely lauded for its smarts and distinctive point of view. Nonetheless, the syndicated program was given only nine months to find its footing.
ENTERTAINMENT
February 2, 2004 | Carina Chocano, Times Staff Writer
Once upon a time, before CNBC's "Dennis Miller," before co-hosting "Monday Night Football," even before HBO's "Dennis Miller Live," the actual Dennis Miller, host of "SNL's" "Weekend Update," had the headline joke-extraction market pretty well cornered. And as sarcastic know-it-alls go, he was pretty funny.
ENTERTAINMENT
February 25, 2004 | Elizabeth Jensen, Times Staff Writer
On Jan. 27, its second day on the air, CNBC's new "Dennis Miller Show" had a potentially nice boost lined up: A live-via-satellite visit from none other than Tim Russert, host of NBC News' "Meet the Press," talking about that night's New Hampshire primary results. The popular Russert had agreed to squeeze Miller into his tight schedule of election updates on NBC and MSNBC. At the appointed hour, he slid into his seat in the makeshift Bedford, N.H.
SPORTS
February 24, 2004
"Watch this show, or I might have to go to football." Dennis Miller, former "Monday Night Football" commentator, promoting his new talk show on CNBC
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