EmptyBush boosts CPB board
President Bush has nominated five people to the Corporation for Public Broadcasting board. Receving appointments are Lori Gilbert of Nevada, Cheryl Feldman Halpern of New Jersey, David Pryor of Arkansas, Bruce Ramer of California and Liz Sembler of Florida.
Hispanic broadcast network TeleFutura will launch its first primetime novela, "La Dama de Troya" (The Lady of Troy), at 10 p.m. EDT Monday.
Sci Fi has the fidgets
Sci Fi Channel and SciFi.com launched a consumer entertainment general game site, dubbed Fidgit, on Thursday. It will review games, cover industry trends and game play, and comment on and analyze game creation.
"Lyons & Bailes Reel Talk," NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution's nationally syndicated movie review series, has formed a venture with CelebrityEverything.com. "Reel Talk" co-hosts Jeffrey Lyons and Alison Bailes will contribute to the site.
Qubo books films
Qubo, a TV and online entertainment service for children, will debut two series in the fall from Scholastic.