November 2, 1998 |
For 20 years, I have been watching TV for you! --Howard Rosenberg * Given the stunningly negative broadcast ad and mailer blitz preceding Tuesday's election, it's important to get some things straight. Los Angeles Times subscribers have their choice of many columnists, but there is only one they should read, only one writes with the experience to move them forward and the integrity to command their confidence. Me. Who sat through Howard Stern for you this season? Me.
July 13, 1985 |
A few weeks shy of their first anniversary, the Boys of Summer, 1984, will return to your TV screen. Next Saturday, Olympic gold medalists Pernell Whitaker, Mark Breland and Meldrick Taylor, and bronze medalist Evander Hollyfield, will take to the airwaves for another ABC-TV reunion, this one expected to generate no less interest than the others. So far, since ABC signed with Main Events Productions to present these Olympic heroes through their early pro careers, the numbers have been big.
February 7, 1994 |
You'd assume that a sports program titled "Power Plays" would be about Tonya Harding. After all, what other power monger would the United States care about? Instead, it's the behind-the-scenes choreography of the sports business that is examined in this fascinating, three-part documentary on PBS. "Power Plays" airs from 9 to 11 tonight, Tuesday and Wednesday on KCET-TV Channel 28 and KPBS-TV Channel 15, and from 8 to 10 on KVCR-TV Channel 24.
December 4, 1992 |
Many of the top executives in cable television gathered this week for the 25th Western Cable Show at the Anaheim Convention Center. This is the place to be if you want to get wired into what's new in cable and pay-cable television. The three-day convention ends today. The big news in Los Angeles, at least in sports, is the closing of SportsChannel Los Angeles at the end of the month. The question is, what's next in cable for the Dodgers, Angels and Clippers?