The Television Academy Foundation launched its 2019 Holiday Auction featuring once-in-a-lifetime television experiences for fans including exclusive set visits, celebrity meet and greets, and tickets to the 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards and Governors Ball! Proceeds benefit the Foundation's renowned educational programs. Bidding for the Holiday Auction on Charitybuzz runs from Nov. 20 to Dec. 4, 2019. Here's a look at just some of the incredible experiences up for bid now:2 Orchestra Tickets to the 72nd Emmy Awards and Governors Ball-Join in the excitement and rub elbows with television's hottest stars before, during and after TV's biggest night at the 72nd Emmy Awards! After the live show you'll join the stars with an exclusive invitation to the event's official after-party, the Governors Ball. 2 Tickets to the Premiere of the HULU Original Series "Little Fires Everywhere" and an Invitation to the Exclusive After-Party.Meet the Sharks with 2 VIP Tickets to a Live Taping of "Shark Tank" … [Read more...] about Television Academy Foundation Launches 2019 Holiday Auction
Photo: MGM Photo: MGM Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Photo: MGM Former BBC, Channel 4 Exec to Run New MGM Unscripted Unit in the U.K. 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Dom Bird will head up a new unscripted division for MGM in the U.K. Bird is a former head of formats for Channel 4 and creative director at the BBC. The new unit at MGM will handle development of formats locally as well as working up original ideas on the ground. Bird and Mark Burnett, chairman of MGM’s Worldwide Television Group, go back a long way. “I’ve known Dom for more than 15 years. He has a keen understanding of how to build great shows that relate to audiences worldwide,” Burnett said. “The U.K. is a very important market for MGM, and I’m excited … [Read more...] about Former BBC, Channel 4 Exec to Run New MGM Unscripted Unit in the U.K.
IOWA CITY, Iowa (CBS Local) — A Iowa man who was allegedly watching a TV show while driving under the influence of marijuana was pulled over Monday morning, according to a court filing. A Johnson County Sheriff’s deputy said he spotted Griffen Vogelgesang-Maurer, 18, of Iowa City, watching the animated television series “South Park” on his smartphone while driving a 2003 Oldsmobile Alero. The deputy stated in a criminal complaint that Vogelgesang-Maurer’s vehicle smelled strongly of marijuana. Vogelgesang-Maurer allegedly admitted to recently smoking pot and handed over a bag of marijuana along with a pipe and a grinder, CBS affiliate KCCI reported. Iowa driver charged after deputies spot him watching South Park https://t.co/P3a9XQAP6d pic.twitter.com/d74vA7YGZ3 — KCCI News (@KCCINews) November 21, 2019 Vogelgesang-Maurer also allegedly showed signs of impairment during field sobriety tests, leading to the deputy to believe that he was under the … [Read more...] about Man Charged With Watching ‘South Park’ While Driving High On Marijuana
If there’s one thing that can unite all Americans while the election results trickle in, it’s the feeling of needing a drink. Real bad. Best-case scenario, you’ll be popping Champagne. (Scratch that, celebrate America and drink California sparkling wine.) Worst case, you’ll be scavenging the dusty extremities of your cabinets for the strongest liquor you can find. Under such anxiety-provoking circumstances, The Chronicle recommends products with a proof of at least 80. Whether you decide to stay home, go out or avoid the election altogether, we’ve compiled a number of indulgent coping mechanisms. Tomorrow morning’s headache can’t possibly be any worse than the one you already have. 1. Make a stiff drink The great American tradition of self-medication by alcohol is alive and well in 2016. Hark back to a simpler, better time in American life by making yourself a classic martini — a gin martini, not the imposter version made with that … [Read more...] about A non-comprehensive guide to Election Day drinking in the Bay Area
Daily TV-Radio schedule: Daily TV-Radio schedule: Photo: EDWARD A. ORNELAS/SAN ANTONIO EXPRESS-NEWS Photo: EDWARD A. ORNELAS/SAN ANTONIO EXPRESS-NEWS Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Daily TV-Radio schedule: Daily TV-Radio schedule: Photo: EDWARD A. ORNELAS/SAN ANTONIO EXPRESS-NEWS TV-radio listings: Nov. 21 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Television Col. basketball Middle Tennessee vs. Villanova ESPN2 10:30 a.m. Col. basketball Miami vs. Missouri St. ESPNU 10:30 a.m. Col. basketball Florida vs. Saint Joseph’s ESPN2 1 p.m. Col. basketball Mississippi St. vs. Tulane ESPNU 1 p.m. Col. basketball Baylor vs. Ohio ESPN2 3:30 p.m. Col. basketball North … [Read more...] about TV-radio listings: Nov. 21