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Bill Cosby to star in new NBC sitcom

Bill Cosby to star in new NBC sitcom

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 23 (UPI) -- U.S. comedy icon Bill Cosby is to star in a multi-generational family sitcom for NBC, Deadline.com reported.
Bill Cosby heading back to NBC for new family sitcom

Bill Cosby heading back to NBC for new family sitcom

Jan. 22 (UPI) -- The actor and comedian will re-team with former "Cosby Show" producer Tom Werner.
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Boston Red Sox celebrate World Series victory with parade

BOSTON, Nov. 2 (UPI) -- Local politicians, team management, players and fans celebrated the Boston Red Sox's 2013 World Championship with a rally and parade in the city Saturday.
Book: Boston owners wanted 'sexy' players

Book: Boston owners wanted 'sexy' players

BOSTON, Jan. 16 (UPI) -- The owners of the Boston Red Sox wanted "sexy guys" on the team, a decision that may have led to a losing 2011 season, former manager Terry Francona says.
Total sees future in solar energy

Total sees future in solar energy

SAN JOSE, Calif., April 29 (UPI) -- Solar power will play a dominant role in the global energy mix as the world moves toward a renewable energy future, a California solar company executive said.
James gets Liverpool ownership share

James gets Liverpool ownership share

BOSTON, April 6 (UPI) -- Miami Heat superstar LeBron James has obtained a share of the Liverpool soccer club in a deal with its Boston owner, the company said Wednesday.

Red Sox owners submit Liverpool FC bid

BOSTON, Oct. 5 (UPI) -- The owners of the Boston Red Sox have submitted a bid to purchase the British soccer club Liverpool FC, a source told The Boston Globe Tuesday.

Solar CEO named top entrepreneur

SAN JOSE, Calif., July 3 (UPI) -- SunPower Corp.'s chief executive has won Ernst & Young's Entrepreneur Award in the Engineering and Manufacturing category for northern California.

SunPower Q2 revenue up 233% over last year

SAN JOSE, Calif., July 24 (UPI) -- Solar firm SunPower Corp.'s Q2 earnings were $54.7 million, up 30 percent from Q1 and 233 percent from the second quarter of 2005, the company said.

Rodriguez remains with Rangers

BOSTON, Dec. 23 (UPI) -- The on-again, off-again trade of superstar shortstop Alex Rodriguez to the Boston Red Sox is off again.

D'Alessandro joins Red Sox ownership

BOSTON, April 5 (UPI) -- David D'Alessandro, already one of the most powerful men in sports, Saturday joined the ownership group of the Boston Red Sox.

Sale of Red Sox becomes official

BOSTON, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- In a record $660 million sale that included Fenway Park and the New England Sports Network, ownership of the Boston Red Sox was officially transferred Wednesday
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Thomas Charles "Tom" Werner (born April 12, 1950 in New York City, New York) is an American television producer and businessman who, via his investment in New England Sports Ventures, is chairman of the Boston Red Sox and Liverpool Football Club.

Werner was born in to a wealthy New York area family. He was educated at The Hotchkiss School, and earned an English degree from Harvard University. In 1973, Werner entered television by working for ABC-TV. In 1975, he became the Director of East Coast Prime Time Development. Werner was promoted to senior vice president of the prime time development department in 1979. While at ABC Werner and his partner Marcy Carsey saw Robin Williams in a Comedy Club and launched Mork & Mindy. Werner also oversaw the development of Bosom Buddies which started the career of Tom Hanks, as well as Soap which started the career of Billy Crystal and Taxi which started the career of Danny DeVito.

Werner co-founded The Carsey-Werner Company with Marcy Carsey in 1980. In this capacity he served as executive producer of such television programs as The Cosby Show, Roseanne, 3rd Rock from the Sun and That 70s Show and other successful hits. Werner made nearly $600 million selling episodes of The Cosby Show for syndication. In 1999, he was honored at the Museum of Television and Radio.

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