June 4, 2011 |
Entrepreneur Mykalai Kontilai's August purchase of the long-running public TV show "Nightly Business Report" came as a surprise. The San Diego-based Kontilai's background as a celebrity martial artists' manager and distributor of instructional television shows made him an unlikely buyer. And in the nine months since he bought the show from WPBT-PBS2 in Miami, Kontilai has revealed few details regarding plans for the 30-year-old weeknight business wrap-up show. But in a recent interview at the show's North Miami studio, Kontilai — who owns the show with partner Gary L. Ferrell under the corporate name of NBR Worldwide — spoke more about expanding the show's brand and audience.
February 27, 2013 |
After the coffee. Before seeing my accountant. The Skinny: I finally got a new BlackBerry. Laugh away, but I like having a keypad. Wednesday's stories include the start of a civil war in the TV business, a look at new Dodgers owner Guggenheim Partners, and DreamWorks taking a big write-down. Daily Dose: The battle among business news channels is heating up. In recent weeks, CNBC bookers (the folks who line up guests) have been telling people they can't come on CNBC if they also go on Fox Business or Bloomberg.
November 21, 2013 |
For more than 40 years, Barrett-Jackson Auction Co. has been one of largest collector-car auction houses in the world. Hundreds of the most sought-after, high-dollar automobiles cross their block in Scottsdale, Ariz.; Palm Beach, Fla.; Reno-Tahoe, Nev. and Las Vegas each year. But Craig Jackson, company chief executive, says the upcoming show in Scottsdale could be their biggest show ever. About 1,400 cars are set to be sold, including a red 1954 Plymouth Belmont one-off concept car, a maroon 1929 Duesenberg SJ Lebaron “Sweep Panel” Dual Cowl Phaeton, and a cherry 1967 Chevrolet Corvette L88. LIVE: The latest photos, facts from LA Auto Show The auction, set for Jan. 12-19, will air live on national TV for nearly 40 hours on Fox Sports 1 and 2, Fox Business and the National Geographic Channel.
November 2, 2010
SERIES Biography: Ellen DeGeneres is profiled in this new episode (7 p.m. Biography). NCIS: A Marine who was fond of playing pranks is found dead the night before Halloween in this new episode (8 p.m. CBS). The Biggest Loser: The contestants live and train like Marines for a week at Camp Pendleton in this new episode (8 p.m. NBC). NCIS: Los Angeles: The search for a large amount of cash believed to have been stolen by a group called the Jihadist Raiders Front leads the agents to a bank where the money has allegedly been moved ?
October 2, 2012 |
Click here to download TV listings for the week of Sept. 30 - Oct. 6 in PDF format This week's TV Movies SERIES The X Factor: Vocalists who made it through auditions head to Miami for boot camp in this new episode (8 p.m. Fox). Guys With Kids: Marny and Gary (Tempestt Bledsoe, Anthony Anderson) have four sons, but Marny still yearns for a little girl, so she tries to talk her husband into trying again. Erinn Hayes, Zach Cregger, Jamie-Lynn Sigler and Jesse Bradford also star in this new episode (8:30 p.m. NBC)
October 15, 2012 |
Click here to download TV listings for the week of Oct. 14 - 20 in PDF format This week's TV Movies SERIES 30 for 30: In the new episode "There's No Place Like Home" filmmakers Maura Mandt and Josh Swade document one man's quest to purchase at auction James Naismith's original rules of basketball and return it to Lawrence, Kan., where Naismith coached and taught for more than 40 years (5 p.m. ESPN and...