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Tuesday, 31 May 2005

N the News

The N, the nighttime network for teens, has announced they have greenlit South of Nowhere, an original new half-hour teen drama from veteran creator/executive producer (and Boot Camp 05 speaker) Tom Lynch.

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Last of May

NATPE Birthday to Clint Eastwood, Sharon Gless and Brooke Shields!

In 1990, Seinfeld made its debut as "The Seinfeld Chronicles'' on NBC.

There are 238 days until NATPE 2006.

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Friday, 27 May 2005

Exchange Rate

Foreign Exchange is a new weekly, half-hour international affairs series, hosted by noted author, journalist and international commentator, Fareed Zakaria. The series probes the global questions of the moment from a profound, new perspective. Join Fareed in conversations with international newsmakers, politicians, diplomats, and journalists, as he examines America's role in an increasingly complex and interdependent world.

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Friday Times

Weekend reading in The New York Times:

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Segal Noted

Woman_1_2 Rebecca Segal back in the news again, this time in C21...

(and we're still using this picture)

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Meriwether4 NATPE Birthday to Sumner Redstone, Lee Meriwether, Bruce Weitz, Richard Schiff, Peri Gilpin, Cathy Silvers, Todd Bridges, Jamie Oliver and Ethan Dampf!

On this date in 1950, Frank Sinatra made his television debut.

There are 242 days until NATPE 2006.

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Thursday, 26 May 2005

Sky Hi

Woman_1 Board member Rebecca Segal gets props in this Hollywood Reporter piece.

(but this is the only picture we have of her)

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Pmt NATPE Birthday to James Arness, Brent Musburger, Philip Michael Thomas, Margaret Colin, Genie Francis, Bobcat Goldthwait and Matt Stone!

There are 243 days until NATPE 2006.

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Wednesday, 25 May 2005

Where Have You Gone, Edina Monsoon?

From PRNews:

With the PR People Awards, PR News pays tribute to the diligence, creativity and smarts of communications professionals from companies large and small, PR firms and nonprofits. The award categories run the gamut from PR Professional of the Year at a corporation to the Top Crisis Communicator of the Year to the person with the most media relations savvy. The PR People Awards, presented by one of the industry’s most-read publications, PR News, gives you the opportunity to be recognized, whether it’s for a single campaign, an ongoing initiative or your overall communications strategy. Winners will be honored during the PR News Awards Luncheon at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City on October 17, 2005.

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Agents of Change

David Anaxagoras' class asked agents how to get a script read:

The answer: referrals. David admits to deleting all email queries unread. One in a thousand paper queries might make it past an assistant’s desk, but then it has to be exceptional. My impression was that the last query letter that these agents read was passed around merely as an amusing diversion. Ken stressed that you should get as many pair of eyes to look at your script as you can, and that the eyes you want are in LA — so move out to LA. Search out managers, lawyers, assistants, creative execs, young directors — anyone who might have a connection and can pass your script along.

More here.

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