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Howie Mandel has been tapped to host GSN's Game Show Awards, which air June 6. Mandel is nominated for his hosting duties on NBC's "Deal or No Deal." He also hosts and executive produces NBC's hidden-camera show "Howie Do It."

Fastest firm

Cablevision on Tuesday unveiled the fastest Internet speeds available from any cable or phone company. Starting May 11, the cable operator will offer speeds of up to 101 megabits per second downstream and 15 Mbps upstream to customers; the company has 3 million subscribers in the New York metro area. The cost will be $99.95 a month.

NBC sports most

NBC won nine statuettes, including four for its coverage of the Beijing Olympics, to lead all networks at the Sports Emmys, held Monday night in New York. HBO won eight awards, followed by CBS and Fox with five apiece.

Casting around

Sasha Roiz has been upped to series regular on Sci Fi Channel's "Caprica" after guest starring in the pilot. He is repped by Domain and Pearl Hanan Management. … Callard Harris has joined FX's drama series "Sons of Anarchy" as a recurring. He is repped by UTA and Flutie Entertainment.
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