Beyonce, Bruce set for inauguration gig

Beyonce, Bruce set for inauguration gig

WASHINGTON, Jan. 13 (UPI) -- Beyonce, Bruce Springsteen, U2, Mary J. Blige and Garth Brooks have agreed to perform at a Washington concert celebrating Barack Obama's inauguration.

Mario Lopez will host Miss America Pageant

NASHVILLE, Jan. 3 (UPI) -- Actor Mario Lopez, who starred in "Dancing With the Stars," is set to host the 2007 Miss America Pageant in Las Vegas.

Grammy producer to helm Emmy show

LOS ANGELES, July 6 (UPI) -- CBS and the Academy of TV Arts & Sciences contacted Grammys producer Ken Ehrlich to polish the Emmys award show, which has been hampered by falling ratings.

McCartney foresees smooth halftime show

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Feb. 4 (UPI) -- Hundreds of reporters jammed a news conference in Jacksonville, Fla., to ask Paul McCartney about his halftime act for Sunday's Super Bowl.

NFL cautious about Super Bowl halftime

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Jan. 28 (UPI) -- Every precaution is being taken to ensure there are no embarrassing snafus during this year's Super Bowl halftime show in Jacksonville, Fla.

Super Bowl entertainment firm picked

HOLLYWOOD, Oct. 14 (UPI) -- Don Mischer Productions will produce the half-time entertainment at the next Super Bowl to be called Ameriquest Mortgage Super Bowl XXXIX Halftime Show.

Analysis: (Production) values in Boston

LOS ANGELES, July 29 (UPI) -- There is a heavy emphasis by both major political parties in 2004 on values, and so far, the Democratic National Convention in Boston illustrates the degree to which the parties have come to stress one set of values in particular -- production values impo
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Garry Shandling will host prime time Emmys

LOS ANGELES, July 8 (UPI) -- The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences announced =Garry Shandling will host the 56th annual Primetime Emmy Awards on Sept. 19.

Emmy Awards to honor John Ritter

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 21 (UPI) -- Producer Don Mischer said he's "still grappling with how to pay tribute" to John Ritter at the Emmy Awards show in Los Angeles Sunday night.

Reality TV awards show planned

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 4 (UPI) -- ABC and Emmy producer Don Mischer are preparing the first network awards show devoted to reality TV, according to Daily Variety.

Keeping fingers crossed at the Emmys

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 19 (UPI) -- Producers of the 54th Annual Prime Time Emmy Awards are hoping this year's telecast, scheduled for Sunday in Los Angeles, will come off as planned -- unlike last year's show, which was postponed twice following the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. With that ex
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

2002 Kennedy Center honorees named

WASHINGTON, July 30 (UPI) -- The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts announced Tuesday that actor James Earl Jones, conductor James Levine, singer-songwriter Paul McCartney, ente

Entertainment Today: Showbiz news

'ELLIE' WATCH The new NBC comedy "Watching Ellie" has only been on the air for a few weeks, but something of a deathbed watch is already being organized.
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Gearing up for a big finish at Salt Lake

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 21 (UPI) -- Christina Aguilera, Bon Jovi, Charlotte Church, Harry Connick Jr., Gloria Estefan, Savion Glover, Earth, Wind & Fire, Moby, 'NSYNC and Dianne Reeves are on the
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter
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Don Mischer

Don Mischer (born 1940) is an American television events producer and director.

Mischer has produced television programs since 1976, when he produced a special for Barbra Streisand. Other programs have included Kennedy Center Honors, the Emmy Awards, The Grand Opening of Euro Disney, the opening ceremonies of the 2002 Winter Olympics and the opening and closing ceremonies of the 1996 Summer Olympics, and programs for Bob Hope, Nell Carter, Christopher Reeve, the Pointer Sisters and Mikhail Baryshnikov. He also produced The Wayne Brady Show and the halftime shows for Super Bowl XXVIII, XXXIX, XL and XLI in 1993 and 2005 through 2008. In 2009, he produced We Are One: The Obama Inaugural Celebration at the Lincoln Memorial, the public concert in Washington, DC held two days prior to the inauguration of Barack Obama as 44th President of the United States.

Mischer has won 13 Emmy Awards as director or producer, dating back to the 1980s and a broadcast of the Kennedy Center Honors.

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