EmptyOSMONDS HEADLINE IN VEGAS
Donny and Marie Osmond have been named the newest headliners in the Flamingo Las Vegas' Flamingo Showroom. Starting Sept. 9, the duo will be featured in a 90-minute multimedia show highlighting their greatest hits, performing on a custom-designed stage with multiple video screens and dancers.
REELZ ADDS VOD
ReelzChannel on Monday announced a new, free VOD component to its cable and satellite television network that launches in June. ReelzChannel's VOD offering is intended to give viewers instant access to recommendations and information about movies available to them on VOD/PPV and premium networks.
'MYLES' RETURNS For Season 2
HGTV said Monday that it has renewed "Myles of Style," hosted by "HGTV Design Star" Season 2 winner Kim Myles, for a second season. The home-makeover show, which airs at 8:30 p.m. Thursdays, will premiere its second season in July.
TRUTV IN BRAND BIZ
TruTV is launching exclusive branded content opportunities with "Actual Ads" and "Real Life Stories" as well as unveiling a new marketing partner for its "Reel Movie" vignettes. Airing as specialized commercial content, each spot provides marketers the opportunity to leverage their messaging within a customized truTV-branded environment.
A&E Network is launching two Web sites dedicated to the network's 2008 Primetime Emmy campaign — ConsiderAETV.com and iPhone.ConsiderAETV.com. The network said it is the first to offer an exclusive "for your consideration" site for iPhone and iTouch users.
McCAIN ON 'DAILY SHOW' … AGAIN
Presidential candidate Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., will be a guest on Comedy Central's "The Daily Show With Jon Stewart" on Wednesday. The appearance marks his 13th time on the show — more than any other guest.
McMAHON PINNED FOR HONORS
Vince McMahon, World Wrestling Entertainment founder and chairman of the board, will receive the Promax/ BDA Lifetime Achievement Award. The award will be presented during the 53rd annual Promax/BDA Conference, set for June 17-19.
GOLF CHANNEL SINKS PGA DEAL
Golf Channel on Monday announced an agreement that will give the network exclusive rights to televise early rounds of the Senior PGA Championship through 2011. The major championship's Golf Channel debut will be this year's edition, set for May 22-23.
BARBER UPPED AT WBE
Dorothy Barber has been promoted to senior vp financial contract reporting and administration at Warner Bros. Entertainment. She will oversee the payment of all contractual residuals and participations to partners and third parties related to current and library films, TV and home video properties.