Speaking with Saturday Tribune Entertainment
, he said it was a big thing for him to share the same stage with one of the world's greatest musician, David, who recently sold out his concert at the 20,000 capacity 02 Arena in London.
DreamWorks, once billed as the new United Artists, has been unceremoniously absorbed by Viacom; Tribune Entertainment
, once a thriving TV producer-distributor, has essentially gone the way of the Edsel.
Town and Country Living" from Tribune Entertainment
Company--a move that has many people talking about the further consolidation of agriculture media.
Farm Report, Town & Country," an agricultural television news program, from Tribune Entertainment
Tribune now owns 13 daily newspapers (including The Sun in Baltimore, Newsday in Melville, N.Y., the Orlando [Fla.] Sentinel, and the South Florida Sun-Sentinel in Fort Lauderdale); 22 TV stations (among them, WGN in Chicago, WPIX in New York, and KTLA in Los Angeles); four radio stations (including Chicago's WGN and Denver's KEZW); entertainment and sports interests (the Chicago Cubs, Tribune Entertainment
); and Internet operations.
The company has 10 television stations, seven in the top markets; five radio stations; Tribune Entertainment
Co., which produces programming such as "Geraldo"; and joint ventures, such as a significant holding of Warner Bros.
, which until three years ago commissioned a fairly steady flow of weekly sci-fi action hours and produced firstrun syndicated weekday programs, has retrenched.
Entertainment Listings and Syndication: Tribune Media Services, Chicago Broadcasting: TV Stations: WPIX New York, KTLA Los Angeles, WGN Chicago, WPHL Philadelphia, WLVI Boston, KDAF Dallas, WBDC Washington, WATL Atlanta, KHWB Houston, KCPQ Seattle, KTWB Seattle, WBZL Miami, KWGN Denver, KTXL Sacramento (Calif.), KSWB San Diego, WXIN Indianapolis, WTIC Hartford (Conn.), WTXX Hartford, WXMI Grand Rapids (Mich.), WGNO New Orleans, WNOL New Orleans, WPMT Harrisburg (Pa.), WEWB Albany (N.Y.) Radio Stations: WGN Chicago, KEZW Denver, KKHK Denver Entertainment: Chicago Cubs Tribune Entertainment
Los Angeles><Times Mirror Newspapers: Los Angeles Times Newsday, Long Island, N.Y.
He has represented Republic Pictures, VIACOM, Tribune Entertainment
And competition for weekend time periods won't be so ferocious, particularly since Tribune Entertainment
has stopped production on "Andromeda" and "Mutant X," two of the most visible sci-fi action shows in recent years.
Now the hour-long program, produced by Tribune Entertainment
, will be reaching out to a broader audience as the company expands its traditional definition of agriculture.
* Dennis FitzSimons, president of Tribune's TV operations, becomes executive vice president of Tribune Broadcasting and its eight TV stations, Tribune News Network, Tribune Entertainment
Co., six radio stations, Tribune Radio Network and the recently-acquired Farm Journal.