Tuesday, September 15, 2009

FlashNews Footnotes: Producer’s Page

LOS ANGELES (Wireless Flash - FlashNews) – TV Land better break out the bubbly this month – it’s the 40th anniversary of The Brady Bunch and the 25th anniversary of The Cosby Show. To honor the sitcom staples, the network will air classic episodes of each beginning next Monday (Sep. 21) – almost 40 and 25 years to the date of their original TV debuts. TVland.com will also add to the party by providing exclusive content like photos, video clips, games, and trivia about each show. Press inquiries: Vanessa Reyes; (310) 407-4727; vanessa.reyes@tvland.com.

LOS ANGELES – Maroon 5 are going back to college – to perform, that is. The Grammy-winning group have announced plans for an extensive nationwide college tour that kicks off this November. The guys will start at Murray State University in Kentucky on November 2 and wrap on a college campus in Kansas at the end of the month. College pre-sales begin Thursday (Sep. 24). Band’s rep: Helen Koutsourades; (212) 246-2640.

TULSA, Okla. – Michael Eric Owens, author of Yes, I Am Who I Am, is available for interviews to discuss his philosophy on black identity. Owens can talk about how black identity has changed over time, from slavery and Reconstruction, to modern Civil Rights movements and the influence of hip-hop. He can also talk about his own racial identity struggles. Author (Contact numbers available only to subscribing media or trial media users. You can request samples at the Wireless Flash web site.)
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