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Lights, cameras, action at "The Bronx is Burning" premiere

John Hassan got to mingle with celebrities and former Yankees at the premiere of "The Bronx is Burning" in New York City. Story

Updated: July 6, 2007, 3:07 PM ET
By John Hassan | Special to Page 2

The first celebrity to arrive at the premiere of "The Bronx is Burning" in New York City on Thursday night was Jimmy Breslin. Which was only fitting, considering Breslin was the best reporter on the 1977 Son of Sam murder case, one of several story lines that appear in ESPN's eight-hour adaptation of Jonathan Mahler's book chronicling that stormy time in the city's history.

The miniseries begins airing on Monday at 10 p.m. on ESPN, and then continues for seven consecutive Tuesdays at ...

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