Oct 13, 2003  •  Post A Comment

Peter Roth, president of Warner Bros. Television, on Tuesday headlines the first in a new series of Industry Forum Luncheons presented by the Museum of Television & Radio in Beverly Hills, Calif. He will discuss a topic close to his heart: “Life After `Friends’: The Future of Warner Bros. Television.” His division is the top supplier to prime-time TV once again this season, with an industry-record 27 shows on the six broadcast networks.
Showtime for Welles
“Orson Welles: The One-Man Band,” narrated by Peter Bogdanovich, premieres Tuesday on Showtime. The new documentary showcases rare clips and never-before-seen footage from films such as “Citizen Kane” and “Touch of Evil,” as well as clips from unreleased Welles works, including “The Merchant of Venice,” “Moby Dick” and “The Other Side of the Wind,” Mr. Welles’ last, unfinished film, starring John Huston. Mr. Welles passed away in 1985 from a heart attack at age 70.
Olympian Speakers
Gary Zenkel of NBC and Rob Prazmark of IMG Olympic are the speakers Wednesday as the New York Chapter of the National Television Academy renews its series of Drop-In Luncheons. They will discuss the negotiations and sponsorships coming together for the 2004 Athens Olympics and New York’s bid for the 2012 Games.