Apr 5, 2004  •  Post A Comment

Media pioneer and philanthropist Ted Turner receives a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Wednesday, and the next day will be the featured speaker at the Hollywood Radio and Television Society’s Newsmaker Luncheon in Beverly Hills. Mr. Turner, who founded CNN, last spoke to the HRTS in October 1997, when he challenged his rival Rupert Murdoch to “put on the gloves and meet me in the ring.” Dick Askin, president and CEO of Tribune Entertainment, chairs the event.
Gants Quarterback Making `Bachelor’ Play
Jesse Palmer may be a backup quarterback for the New York Giants, but he will be the center of attention Wednesday evening as the man who gets to hand out the roses on the fifth season of ABC’s “The Bachelor.” This time the gimmick is that one of 25 women vying for his attention is a spy who will report back to Mr. Palmer on what the other women say behind his back.
Masters Tournament Tees Off On USA, CBS
The Masters Golf Tournament airs live Thursday and Friday on USA Network and Saturday and Sunday on CBS. Although the controversy over the Augusta National Golf Course’s policy of not accepting women as members has cooled after last year’s protest, both networks will again air the action without commercials. The field of 103 invited players features 29 former Masters champions, including Tiger Woods, Gary Player and Jack Nicklaus.