January 7, 2009 |
President-elect Barack Obama has asked Dr. Sanjay Gupta to be the next U.S. surgeon general, looking to a popular television personality to help provide a public face for his healthcare agenda. Best known as a health and medicine correspondent for CNN and CBS, Gupta, 39, is a practicing neurosurgeon in Atlanta and a member of the faculty at the Emory University School of Medicine. The surgeon general oversees some 6,000 officers in the commissioned corps of the Public Health Service.
December 15, 2006
Branching out: Dr. Sanjay Gupta, who has reported medical stories for CNN since 2001, will contribute as many as 10 stories to the "CBS Evening News With Katie Couric" next year. Gupta, 37, will continue at CNN. New series: "Armed & Famous," an unscripted series about former "CHiPs" star Erik Estrada and four other celebrities who become reserve police officers in Muncie, Ind., will premiere Jan. 10 on CBS.
December 20, 2002 |
Ready for a singing and dancing "Reservoir Dogs"? That's what the makers of "Kaante" are hoping India's mass audience is eager to see, and while the Hindi-speaking film industry is looking to the much-delayed movie to give it a boost, it shouldn't count on any crossover appeal. On home ground, however, "Kaante," which translates as "thorn," as in "a thorn in the side," could conceivably connect with its roster of top male stars and mix of violence, schmaltz, fervid songs and flashy imitation of Hollywood crime melodramas.
February 3, 2013 |
Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 3 - 9, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies CBS This Morning Dr. Sanjay Gupta; Jonathan V. Last. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS Today Super Bowl ads; Jenny McCarthy; Louis Gossett Jr., LeVar Burton and Leslie Uggams. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC Good Morning America (N) 7 a.m. KABC Live With Kelly and Michael Russell Brand; Pauley Perrette. (N) 9 a.m. KABC The View Guest co-host Alex Martin; Levar Burton, Louis Gossett Jr. and Leslie Uggams; Amy Webb.
October 14, 2010
Actor Michael J. Fox is back to the present. First, as star of the original "Back to the Future" film, which turns 25 this year with big-screen showings in theaters nationwide later this month, he recently remade the movie's original trailer (check it out on Spike TV ). Second, as the founder of the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research , which recently launched a five-year study to identify biomarkers of the progression of Parkinson's disease. Fox has had Parkinson's for almost 19 years, since he turned 30. The Chicago Tribune explores one hospital's participation in the new study in "Northwestern seeks clues to Parkinson's.
January 18, 2012
Today Jason Wu; chef Giada De Laurentiis; the Scotto family; Mark Feuerstein. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC Good Morning America George Lucas; David B. Angus. (N) 7 a.m. KABC Good Day L.A. (N) 7 a.m. KTTV Live With Kelly Marg Helgenberger; Mark Feuerstein; Mario López. (N) 9 a.m. KABC The View Tom Arnold; Max Von Sydow. (N) 10 a.m. KABC The Talk Dr. Sanjay Gupta; Erika Christensen. (N) 1 p.m. KCBS The Doctors Ending migraines; curing skin problems; school cafeterias.