Coffee With Peter Bart and Peter Guber
8 a.m., Bellini 2102-2104
Bart, editor-in-chief of Va-riety, and Guber, Mandalay Entertainment Group chairman, co-host AMC’s “Sunday Morning Shootout.” Their guests are Phil Rosenthal, creator/exec producer of “Everybody Loves Raymond,” and MSNBC’s Deborah Norville.
“Loose Cannons: They Say What They Mean and Mean What They Say”
9 a.m., Titian Ball-room
Moderator: Larry King
Panelists: Pat Croce, Mark Cuban, Roger King, Jerry Springer, Jesse Ventura
New TV Hits: Programming Trends in Europe & Beyond with NOTA
10:30 a.m., Booth #688
Presented by Joanna Szybist, research & client services manager, NOTA. With 2003-04 TV season in full swing, it’s time to assess the effect of the new shows in Europe and Australia.
Is Free TV Worth Saving in a 500-Channel World?
10:30 a.m., Titian Ballroom
As primetime view-ership continues to drop each year, how can the broadcast networks convince advertisers to continue pay-ing the premiums they have in the past?
Moderator: Sallie Hofmeister, Los Angeles Times
Panelists: Jeffrey Cole, UCLA Center for Communication Policy; Jamie Kellner, the WB; Jon Mandel, MediaCom U.S.; William Moll, Clear Channel TV; Ken Ziffren, Ziffren, Brittenham, Branca, Fischer, Gilbert-Lurie & Stiffelman
Lights, Camera … Lawsuit?!
11:30 a.m., Booth 688
Protecting your intellectual property, original material and content, copyright registration and law
Moderator: Mike DiSilvestro, Media/Professional Insurance
Panelists: Don Gordon, Leopold, Petrich & Smith; Ronald Guttman, Richardson & Patel; Cynthia Teele, Para-mount Domes-tic TV
The Chat Room
1:30 p.m., Bellini 2101A-B
Q&A session with Ken Ziffren, co-founder & part-ner, Ziffren, Brittenham, Branca, Fischer, Gilbert-Lurie & Stiffelman. Hosted by Brian Lowry, media columnist-critic, Variety.
Pushing the Envelope: Setting Standards in an Age of Permissiveness
1:45 p.m., Booth 688
How adver-tisers balance the advantages and disadvantages of notoriety, the pressure on producers to push the envelope and how they react when their creative vision collides with Standards & Practices.
Moderator: Jody Simon, Lord, Bissell & Brook
Panelists: Laura Caraccioli-Davis, SMG Entertainment; David Garfinkle, Renegade 83 Entertainment; Perry Simon, Viacom Prods.
Brand Integration – TV’s New Paradigm
2:30 p.m., Titian Ballroom
This session will scrutinize successes and failures of advertiser involvement in program content.
Moderator: Hank Kim, Advertising Age
Panelists: Mark Burnett, producer; Jeff Gaspin, Bravo; Robert Riesenberg, Magna Global Enter-tainment; Ben Silverman, pro-ducer
Cable Connection — Divas of Original Programming
4 p.m., Titian Ballroom
The leading ladies of cable discuss the maturation of original cable programming.
Moderator: Shirley Brady, Cableworld
Panelists: Carole Black, Lifetime; Bonnie Hammer, Sci Fi Channel; Mindy Herman, E!; Lauren Zalaznick, Trio
The Chat Room
5:15 p.m., Bellini 2101A-B
Q&A with Greg Meidel, programming president, Paramount Domestic TV. Hosted by Brian Lowry, media columnist-critic, Variety.
Brandon Tartikoff Legacy Awards
6 p.m., Palazzo Ballroom
Recipients are Gail Berman, Fox Broad-casting; Mark Burnett, producer; Marcy Carsey, Tom Werner and Caryn Mandabach, producers; Ken Lowe, Scripps Co.