The BBC will offer live TV coverage of the Oct. 26 regular-season NFL game between the San Diego Chargers and New Orleans Saints at Wembley Stadium. Last year's live telecast of the first NFL regular-season game played outside North America, between the New York Giants and Miami Dolphins, was only on satellite subscription channel Sky Sports. The Chargers-Saints game will start on BBC 2 and switch after two hours to BBC 3.
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Canadian broadcaster CTV has snagged the rights to rival CBC's iconic theme song for "Hockey Night in Canada." CTV will use the song for its own NHL telecasts on cable's Sports Network and its French-language counterpart RDS. CTV also will use the song for its Vancouver 2010 Olympic hockey coverage.
Jonsson Cancer Center Foundation will honor Fox's Kevin Reilly at its 13th annual fundraiser, Taste for a Cure, on June 21 at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel. Jimmy Kimmel will host, and "American Idol" winner David Cook will perform.
The Bravery, Vanessa Carlton, Josh Kelley, Ben Folds and Jason Mraz will perform during the first season of "Bonefish Grill's Notes From the Road" on Ovation TV. The series will combine live performances from Bonefish Grill restaurants with documentary footage of the artists on tour.