Bernie Brillstein Guest Stars on AMC's "Sunday Morning ShootOut" on November 2 at 11 AM

AMC's weekly half-hour series, "Sunday Morning ShootOut," hosted by Peter Guber and Peter Bart, brings the smarts and spin of Sunday morning political shows to the world of entertainment.

THIS WEEK'S GUEST: As one of the founding partner of Brillstein-Grey Entertainment, Bernie Brillstein has enjoyed a long and successful career as one of the top talent managers in Hollywood. He continues to guide the careers of some of the most stellar names in motion pictures and television, including Rob Lowe, Martin Short, Wayne Brady, John Larroquette and SNL producer Lorne Michaels. Past clients have included Jim Henson, Gilda Radner and John Belushi. Brillstein is also credited as an executive producer on the films "Ghostbusters," "Ghostbusters II," "The Blues Brothers," and "Dangerous Liaisons."

DISCUSSION TOPICS: 1) Do most business partnerships in Hollywood erode? 2) Is there longevity in Hollywood the way there was under the studio systems?

WHEN: The episode will air on Sunday, November 2 at 11 am ET/PT on AMC cable network. The episode can also be viewed at, beginning at 12 Noon (PT).

BACKGROUND: "Sunday Morning ShootOut" is a new, half-hour weekly series on AMC hosted by entertainment industry veterans, Peter Guber and Peter Bart. Guber is the chairman of Mandalay Pictures, former CEO of Sony Pictures, the producer of dozens of Hollywood's most successful movies including Midnight Express, Batman, Rainman, Basic Instinct. Bart is editor-in-chief of Variety, and former Hollywood reporter for The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times. In his career as an executive at Paramount Pictures and as president of Lorimar, Bart played a major role creating classics like The Godfather, Rosemary's Baby and The Postman Always Rings Twice.

Like other Sunday morning debate shows, the sparks fly here as prominent producers, directors, writers and stars join the hosts to debate all sides of the week's biggest stories in the world of movies and entertainment. The experts provide informed and spirited perspectives on the winners and losers at the box-office, the rising and falling fortunes of the stars and studios themselves and the emerging trends that are forever reshaping the business of entertainment.

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