The top five concert tours, ranked by average box office gross per city. Includes the average ticket
The top five concert tours, ranked by average box office gross per city. Includes the average ticket price for shows in North America. The previous week’s ranking is in parentheses. The list is based on data provided to the trade publication Pollstar by concert promoters and venue managers.
v (New) Beyonce: $1,798,401; $126.05.
v (1) Bon Jovi: $1,518,974; $93.32.
v (2) Pink: $1,487,913; $88.08.
v (3) Pearl Jam: $1,265,566; $69.64.
v (4) Kanye West: $1,100,148; $87.43.
U.S. Figure Skating Championships (8 p.m., NBC): The buildup to the Winter Olympics has begun. Tonight brings the women’s final of the U.S. Figure Skating Championships, an event that determines who will represent the country in Sochi, Russia, next month.
For complete listings, see TV Week magazine, included with today’s paper.
LOCAL TOPICS ON TV
“Community Connection” (Sunday at 6:30 a.m. on 21 WFMJ-TV, and 11 a.m. on WBCB-TV): Bonnie D. Burdman and Penny Wells of the Martin Luther King Day planning committee will join host Madonna Chism Pinkard to discuss their upcoming activities, which include a free community workshop and ecumenical service.
Next, Kristen Gallagher, recruitment specialist of the Hands On Volunteer Network, will discuss the Write On! School Supply Drive, an MLK Day of Service project, and the Save-A-Life-Smoke-Alarm (SALSA) Program for Warren residents.
“Increase the Peace” (6:30 p.m. today and 6:30 a.m. Sunday on MyYTV): Host Andrea Mahone and her guest, Debra Ingram, will discuss online dating: pros and cons, cautions and options.
“A Conversation with Dee” (8:30 a.m. Sunday on WKBN-TV): Host Dee Crawford welcomes guests Rev. Kenneth Simon and Rev. Jim Ray, representing the Martin Luther King Day planning committee, who will discuss their upcoming events.
Poland native competes on ‘Price’
Christopher Jonda of Poland got the “come on down” to be a contestant on Friday’s episode of TV game show “The Price is Right.”
The 25-year-old’s bid of $600 won him a $699 dishwasher and a trip onstage, where he unsuccessfully played the Gas Money Game for a chance to win up to $10,000 and a car.
Jonda later took his turn at spinning the Big Wheel. He was the first of three to spin for a chance to bid in the Showcase Challenge.
His two spins totaled $45, and he was eliminated by the second spinner, who not only advanced to the Showcase Challenge with the top spin of $90, but also received a proposal of marriage from her boyfriend.
Chelsea Handler coming to The Q
Comedian, author and talk-show host Chelsea Handler will come to Quicken Loans Arena on March 6 for an 8 p.m. show.
Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday at theQarena.com and by phone at 888-894-9424.
Handler has released her fifth book, “Uganda Be Kidding Me.”