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Tuesday, 21 August 2007

NATPE Birthday To:

Kim Cattrall, Cody Kasch, Carrie-Anne Moss, Hayden Panettiere and Clarence Williams III.

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DVDs on 08.21.07


Dexter (The Complete 1st Season), The Dog Whisperer (Cesar's Toughest Cases, Power of the Pack, The Complete 2nd Season), Girls Behaving Badly (Volume 2), House   Season 3), I Pity the Fool (Season 1), JAG (The Complete 4th Season), Life Begins (Series 1), Man About the House (Series 1 & 2), South Park (The Complete 10th Season), 'Til Death (The Complete 1st Season), Ugly Betty (The Complete 1st Season: The Bettyfied Edition).

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Monday, 20 August 2007

Nothing fake about 'Daily Show' in Iraq - Team reports from Iraq USO tour

Fake-news program The Daily Show With Jon Stewart is taking a page from serious news organizations this week with on-the-scene reports from the war zone in Iraq…

Read more on HollywoodReporter.com.

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CBS Mobile Launches Big Brother Channel

CBS Mobile has announced that continuous live coverage of the final four weeks of the reality hit Big Brother 8 will be available for live viewing on mobile devices as part of a new pact with Verizon Wireless and mobile content aggregator MediaFLO USA…

Read more on MediaWeek.com.

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NATPE Birthday To:


Peter Horton

Connie Chung, Peter Horton, James Marsters and Al Roker.

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Tuesday, 14 August 2007

Cable embraces what the film industry pushes away: 40 is the new 30

At first glance, they have little in common: the legal eagle, the hell raiser and the head shrinker. But look again and you'll find a surprising number of ties binding the lead characters of three recently debuted TV dramas: "Damages," "Saving Grace" and "State of Mind."

But look again and you'll find a surprising number of ties binding the lead characters of three recently debuted TV dramas: "Damages," "Saving Grace" and "State of Mind." "I guess one thing I'm seeing that's happening is, it feels like some of the obstacles that have presented themselves with film, in terms of financing and so on, are not there with TV," said Taylor, who plays a Connecticut psychotherapist with her own share of personal problems in Lifetime's "State of Mind."

"I'm finding," she added, "that filmmaker friends who are having trouble getting their films made are turning to TV."

More and more, too, they're turning to the cable side.

Turn to the CNN side to read more...HERE

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Monday, 13 August 2007

Farewell to an Industry Giant

Our condolences to the family and friends of Merv Griffin, who died early Sunday of prostate cancer in Los Angeles. He was 82.

Read more in The Hollywood Reporter.

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Today in History

In 1960, the first two-way telephone conversation by satellite took place with the help of Echo 1, a balloon satellite.


Echo 1

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NATPE Birthday To:

Danny Bonaduce, Gretchen Corbett and Pat Harrington.

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Wednesday, 08 August 2007

Save the Dates for NATPE ‘08

Mark your calendar with the NATPE ’08 Conference & Exhibition dates, January 28-31, 2008, at the Mandalay Bay Resort in Las Vegas.

NATPE – where content is King – is home to the largest and only U.S. video content marketplace.

If you’re buying or selling video content for any platform, NATPE ‘08 is where you need to be.

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