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A SAMPLER OF COVERAGE FOR ‘GORILLAS’

PRINT Life: October issue--Cover story on Sigourney Weaver, written by her, based on her “jungle diaries.” Premiere: October issue--Weaver cover story by Teresa Carpenter and major production story by Nancy Griffin. People: Sept. 5--Weaver and film mentioned in fall preview issue. People: Oct. 10 issue--Profile of co-star John Omirah Miluwi. US: Oct. 31 issue--Bryan Brown profile. Newsweek: “Newsmakers” photo ran on Oct. 5, 1987. Newsweek: Oct. 3 issue--Weaver interview by Constance Guthrie. Interview: July issue--Weaver interview by Christopher Durang. Vanity Fair: August issue--Weaver cover story by Jesse Kornbluth. GQ: September issue--production story by Don Lessem. Elle: October issue--producer Arnold Glimcher interviewed for “Face” feature. Cosmopolitan: November issue--ran the Weaver story that appeared in Vanity Fair. New York Magazine: Sept. 5--David Denby interview with Weaver featured as the lead-in for fall preview issue. Parade: Sept. 18--In What’s Up This Week, mention of “Gorillas in the Mist.” Parade: Sept. 25--Weaver cover story by Dotson Rader. Glamour: October issue--Weaver interview by Charla Krupp. USA Today: Aug. 31--Item on New York and Los Angeles premieres ran in Jeannie Williams’ column. USA Today: Sept. 12--Mention of L.A. premiere in Lifeline column. USA Today: Sept. 16--Coverage of New York premiere in Jeannie Williams’ column. USA Today: Sept. 6--Life section cover story by Susan Spillman on fall’s leading ladies included photo of Weaver and quotes from Glimcher. With inset photo of Weaver on front page. USA Today: Sept. 8--Article on hot Hollywood castings with photo of Weaver and Bryan Brown. USA Today: Sept. 20--Tom Green interview with Weaver. Daily Variety: Sept. 19--Mention of L.A. premiere in Army Archerd’s column. Daily Variety: Sept. 21--Coverage of L.A. premiere in Archerd’s column. Hollywood Reporter: Sept. 19--Duane Byrge interviews director Michael Apted. New York Times: Sept. 18--Production story by Sheila Rule on front page of Arts & Leisure section. Newsday: Sept. 18--Weaver cover story by Linda Winer with sidebar (also by Winer) about James Stewart, film premiere attendee/gorilla rights advocate. Women’s Wear Daily: Sept. 16--Coverage of NYC premiere in Eye. New York Post: Sept. 15--Brown blurbed in Page Six column. New York Post: Sept. 23--Mention of Weaver in Suzy’s column. New York Post: Sept. 27--Martin Burden interview with Brown. New York Post: Sept. 19--Item on N.Y. premiere in Suzy’s column. New York Post: Sept. 22--Interview with Weaver by Bob Strauss; Strauss story also ran in Chicago Sun-Times on Sept. 23. New York Post: Sept. 23--James Stewart attends film’s premiere and speaks up for animals (by speaking to writer Martin Burden). New York Daily News: Sept. 9 & 16--Weaver and film maker William Norwich’s Extra column. New York Daily News: Sept. 16--Photo of Weaver attending NYC premiere on the People page. New York Daily News: Sept. 22--Rod Lurie interview with Weaver. Los Angeles Times: Aug. 7--Roderick Mann cover story, “Tracking Gorillas,” in Travel section. Los Angeles Times: Sept. 16--Nina J. Easton production story. Los Angeles Times: Oct. 4--Charles Champlin explores the “choices” the film makes as a biography. Orange County Register: Sept. 23--Front page photo break and Show section cover story on Weaver by Jim Emerson. Herald Examiner: Sept. 22--Bill Higgins’ coverage of L.A. premiere on Click (society) page. L.A. Daily News: Sept. 18--Article on animal rights, with mention of film, by Lorenzo Benet. L.A. Daily News: Sept. 23--L.A. Life cover story on Weaver by Lewis Beale. Movieline magazine: Sept. 23--Cinematographer Dennis Schaefer interviewed by John Seale. UPI: Sept. 15--Vernon Scott interview with Betty White regarding the Digit Fund (named in honor of Dian Fossey’s beloved slain gorilla). UPI: Opening week--Weaver interview with Vernon Scott. Reuters: Sept. 19-- Weaver interview with Matthew Heller. Associated Press/Showtime: Sept. 20--Bob Thomas interview with Weaver. Mills Syndicate: Opening week--Weaver interview with Bart Mills. Knight Ridder: Opening week--Story by Luaine Lee, who attended press junket for Knight Ridder and Pasadena Star News. Chicago Tribune: Sept. 25--The Arts cover story on Weaver by Clarke Taylor. Travel & Leisure: October issue--Cover story by Christopher Hunt on “tracking” gorillas (as a tourist, not a hunter!), with mention of film. Boston Globe Magazine: Sept. 11--Weaver cover story by Don Lessem. New York Times Syndicate: Opening week--Brown interview with Ivor Davis. Toronto Life: October issue--Weaver interviewed by Larry O’Toole. Scholastic Publications: Movie preview appeared in all their issues of Sept. 23. Marquee Magazine (Canada): August issue--Weaver’s on the cover, but story by Bruce Kirkland is about Farley Mowat, author of the Fossey biography “Virunga: The Passion of Dian Fossey.” Westwood Village View: Opening week--Bryan Brown interview. Pacific Coast News-Review (Orange County): Opening week--Brown interview. TELEVISION Today: Weaver appeared live on Sept. 14 and taped a segment that aired on Oct. 3; Brown taped a segment that aired Oct. 4; segment on Apted and Miluwi aired Oct. 5. Tonight Show: Sept. 15--Weaver made guest appearance. David Letterman: Weaver is tentatively scheduled to appear in mid-December. Entertainment This Week: Sept. 17-18--Exclusive movie preview. Entertainment Tonight: Sept. 20--L.A. premiere coverage. Entertainment Tonight: Sept. 21--Weaver interview. Entertainment Tonight: Sept. 22--Break on “Gorillas in the Mist.” CNN/International Hour: Sept. 13--Interview with Craig Sholley, director of the Mountain Gorilla Project, by Ralph Wange, with with mention of the film. CNN/Showbiz Today: Sept. 15--Coverage of N.Y. premiere. CNN/Showbiz Today: Sept. 20--Weaver interview with Sandy Kenyon. CNN/Showbiz Today: Sept. 22--Brown interview with Laurin Sydney. CNN/Sonya Live: Sept. 21--Brown interview. The Entertainment Report: Sept. 20--Omirah/premiere coverage satellited to 100 subscriber stations. The Entertainment Report: Sept. 21--Weaver interview satellited to 100 subscriber stations. VH-1/The Bobby Rivers Show: Weaver taped on Sept. 13. (Portions of the interview also aired on “Entertainment Watch” and “Flicks.”) VH-1/Flicks: Betty Scharf interviewed Weaver at press junket. MTV/The Big Picture: Weaver taped during junket. (Portions of the interview to air on MTV News.) PM Magazine (National): Sept. 28--Weaver interview, conducted during press junket. Movietime: Sept. 19--began airing Weaver interview and press junket coverage. Hollywood Insider: Sandie Newton’s coverage of press junket aired beginning Sept. 25. USA Today TV: Oct. 28--Weaver interview. HBO: Attended press junket. The Playboy Channel: Aired trailer and clips in August/September on “The Hot List” show. A.M. Los Angeles: Sept. 8--Betty White made guest appearance. KABC-TV News: Sept. 16--Aired segment on film using material from the film’s electronic press kit. KABC-TV News: Sept. 19--Coverage of L.A. premiere by Gary Franklin. KABC-TV News: Sept. 20--Weaver interview with Gary Franklin. KCBS-TV News: Oct. 3--Weaver interview with Steve Kmetko KTTV (FOX) News: Sept. 19--Coverage of L.A. premiere. KHJ-TV News: Sept. 19--Coverage of L.A. premiere. Live With Regis Philbin: Oct. 10--Brown interviewed by Regis and Kathie Lee Gifford.

Good Day New York (FOX): Sept. 14--Coverage of N.Y. premiere. Good Day New York (FOX): Sept. 27--Brown interview. WWOR--Sept. 19--News at Ten interview with Brown. RADIO The Michael Jackson Show: Sept. 16--Siskel & Ebert discuss “Gorillas in the Mist.” The Michael Jackson Show: Sept. 15--Interview with Betty White. WMCA-AM Radio (N.Y.): Sept. 22--Weaver interviewed on “Movie Review” morning show. KFWB-AM (L.A.): Opening weekend--Story that utilized electronic press kit material. KNX-AM (L.A.): Sept. 16--Tom Haten piece on the making of “Gorillas in the Mist.” Westwood One: Week of Oct. 10--Weaver interview. AP Radio: Opening weekend--Mary Lyon interview with Brown. AP Radio: Opening week--Weaver interview conducted at premiere ran as part of story. ABC Radio Network: Sept. 14--Brown interview. LEG Productions: Opening week--Brown interview. CBC Radio: Sept. 20--Weaver interview. United Stations Radio Net.: Sept. 14--Brown interview.


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