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  1. Wii ambitions at Buena Vista Games

    4:00 am 12/20/2006

    Last month, Disney's Buena Vista Games named Scott Novis vp and general manager of its Fall Line unit, which will focus on developing games for Nintendo's Wii platform and DS handheld. PAUL HYMAN chatted with Novis about Disney's bet on Nintendo, on how he intends to differentiate Nintendo games, and the hurdles one would face trying to duplicate Disney's success.Read more

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  2. Digest: HSN flat forecast

    4:00 am 12/20/2006

    Barry Diller's IAC/InterActiveCorp. said Tuesday that its HSN retail channel likely will post flat profits in 2007 and forecast a $200 million write-down this quarter for a discount coupon unit, sending its shares down 4% to $36.49.Read more

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  3. Garofalo on case for CBS pilot

    4:00 am 12/20/2006

    Janeane Garofalo has been tapped to star in Barry Schindel's untitled drama pilot for CBS.Read more

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  4. 'SNL' gives Cingular a ring

    4:00 am 12/20/2006

    "Saturday Night Live" has gone mobile.Read more

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  5. Lionsgate tries a lot of 'Tenderness'

    4:00 am 12/19/2006

    Lionsgate has scooped up the rights to the Russell Crowe-starring indie thriller "Tenderness." The studio will distribute the John Polson-directed film from GreeneStreet Films in North America, the U.K., Australia and South Africa.Read more

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  6. 'Survivor' puts CBS on top Sunday

    4:00 am 12/19/2006

    CBS took both key audience measures Sunday night with the two-hour finale of "Survivor: Cook Islands," which pushed past a Kansas City Chiefs-San Diego Chargers "Sunday Night Football" game on NBC and Charlie Brown and "Santa Clause 2" over on ABC.Read more

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  7. Sony no longer in 'Pursuit' of record

    4:00 am 12/19/2006

    Will Smith and Sony Pictures were the weekend winners at the North American boxoffice, earning the top spot of the frame with a $26.5 million bow for "The Pursuit of Happyness."Read more

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  8. Europe sets its sites on Web video

    4:00 am 12/19/2006

    Whenever anyone shells out $1.65 billion for a startup, it's bound to heighten pulse rates in the sector. Google's buyout of YouTube has been electric shock therapy for European user-generated video Web sites.Read more

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  9. AMC captures 'Prisoner' for '08

    4:00 am 12/19/2006

    AMC is getting into the sci-fi business with a remake of the 1960s series "The Prisoner." The cable network is set to co-produce with the U.K.'s Granada and Sky One a new version of the sci-fi thriller, which aired from 1967-68 on CBS.Read more

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  10. Rock heavyweights sue Web site

    4:00 am 12/19/2006

    Some rock legends are taking a music memorabilia Web site owner to court, alleging the unlawful reproduction and sale of vintage recordings and concert memorabilia.Read more

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