Nov 17, 2003  •  Post A Comment

In a sweeps redux on Wednesday evening, it’s the finale of “The Bachelor” on ABC vs. “The Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show” on CBS. This season’s bachelor, Bob Guiney, has promised to slip a ring on one lucky girl’s finger. Across the dial, supermodels Heidi Klum and Tyra Banks and friends will be joined by special guests, including Sting and Mary J. Blige. Last year “The Bachelor” won by a wide margin.
Honoring activists
He plays the president on Fox’s “24” but on Tuesday Dennis Haysbert will be a presenter at the 25th Annual Voices for Justice 2003 Human Rights Watch Dinner in Beverly Hills, Calif. He will be joined by fellow presenters Mike Farrell (“Providence”), Noah Wyle (“ER”) and Annette Bening (“American Beauty”), who will act as emcee. The evening honors the work of human rights activists from around the world, including Egypt, Liberia and the United States.
Reinventing media
Rainbow Media President Joshua Sapan, NBC Cable President David Zaslav and HD Net’s Mark Cuban (owner of the Dallas Mavericks) will be keynote speakers at the “Future of Television Forum” Friday in New York, presented by Digital Media Wire. The focus will be on how traditional business models are being reinvented in a rapidly changing media environment.