Rainbow programming holding's Bravo takes James Lipton, host of the cable channel's program "Inside the Actors Studio," on the road this fall in "An Evening with James Lipton." The first-time event, sponsored by American Honda Motor Co.'s Acura, Northwestern Mutual and Pharmacia/Celebrex, is free to the public and features clips from the series. Stops include Chicago, Dallas, Atlanta and San Francisco.
Zelnick Media, New York, recently joined forces with Threshold Sports, Norristown, Pa., to develop broader media platforms and sponsorship opportunities for professional bicycle racing in the U.S. The group's research shows an explosion of interest in cycling in recent years and plans to develop a series of new events featuring the world's top cyclists, with national TV coverage.