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Tom Selleck, Robert Conrad Among New Panelists Joining Michael Chiklis, Jeff Goldblum and Others in Writers Guild Foundation

By Ken Droz and
Mar 29, 2006, 15:06

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Tom Selleck, Robert Conrad Among New Panelists Joining Michael Chiklis, Jeff Goldblum and Others in Writers Guild Foundation Tribute to Stephen J. Cannell, Thursday, March 30

WHAT:
An evening honoring Emmy and Writers Guild Award winning writer, and 2006 WGA Paddy Chayefsky Laurel Award Recipient, Stephen J. Cannell; including a panel discussion with Cannell, and colleagues from his llustrious career, moderated by television producer Leonard Hill. An audience Q&A follows, plus a reception & bar sponsored by Red Bull and Heineken.

WHO:
Stephen J. Cannell, writer or co-writer of over 350 television scripts and creator or co-creator of over 40 television series, including The Rockford Files, The A-Team, The Greatest American Hero, Baretta, Hunter and 21 Jump Street. Special guests include newly confirmed Tom Selleck (The Rockford Files), Robert Conrad (Baa Baa Black Sheep) and Don Michael Paul (C.S.I.), along with Frank Lupo (co-creator,The A-Team), Richard Christian Matheson (Hardcastle & McCormick), producer Chas. Floyd Johnson (JAG, NCIS) and writer/producer/director David Greenwalt (The Commish, Buffy the Vampire Slayer), who join Previously confirmed Michael Chiklis (The Commish), The Shield), Jeff Goldblum(Tenspeed and Brownshoe), Stephanie Kramer (Hunter), director Tawnia McKiernan (Hunter, Bones).

Mr. Cannell has won an Emmy Award, two Writers Guild Awards, received two Edgar Award nominations and is one of the few screenwriters with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. He is also a New York Times best-selling author
of ten novels,and recently received the prestigious Marlowe Award from the Mystery Writers of America.

WHEN: Thursday, March 30th - 7:30 PM
WHERE: Writers Guild Theater, 135 S. Doheny Dr. (s. of Wilshire) Beverly Hills

TICKETS: Available at www.WGFoundation.org, or call 323.782.4692.
$20 - General Admission, $15-WGA Members, $10 Students


ABOUT
The Writers Guild Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization established in 1966 to support and promote excellence in writing, to preserve the history of screenwriting as an art form, and to provide educational opportunities for professional writers and students alike.

Website: www.WGFoundation.org


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