EmptyCBS pair going syndie
CBS Television Distribution has sold off-network weekend broadcast rights to "Numbers" and "Criminal Minds" to local stations for a fall 2010 launch.
Seldin Gross a go
Public relations executives Drew Seldin and Joshua Gross have launched Seldin Gross Communications, a New York-based boutique agency focusing on entertainment and toy retail companies.
The Comedy Festival in Las Vegas is preparing a star-studded roast for Cheech Marin and Tommy Chong. "Cheech & Chong Roasted," hosted by Brad Garrett, will premiere Nov. 30 on TBS.
Obama fuels 'Minutes'
Barack Obama's first televised interview as president-elect gave Sunday night's "60 Minutes" its biggest audience in at least nine years. The CBS News program was seen by 24.5 million viewers and earned a 6.4 preliminary adults 18-49 rating, the show's largest viewership since 1999.
TiVo president and CEO Tom Rogers will deliver the NATPE 2009 Newsmaker Address on Jan. 28 at annual the Market & Conference in Las Vegas.