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  1. 'Boys' back in TBS town

    4:00 am 12/19/2006

    "My Boys" got good news Monday from TBS. The cable network has ordered nine additional episodes of the show, its first original scripted comedy series, bringing the total number to 22.Read more

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  2. MTV Nets launches mobile unit

    4:00 am 12/19/2006

    Viacom's MTV Networks said Monday that it has created a new unit devoted to mobile endeavors.Read more

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  3. U.K. trio team for 'Pan' sequel

    4:00 am 12/19/2006

    LONDON -- The U.K. Film Council, U.K. production banner Headline Pictures and BBC Films have united to secure the film and television rights to "Peter Pan in Scarlet," the recently penned, officially sanctioned sequel to J.M. Barrie's classic children's tale "Peter Pan," the companies announced Monday.Read more

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  4. Ochs, Cripps headed to RAAM

    4:00 am 12/19/2006

    LONDON -- Veteran industry players including Warner Bros. International Cinemas president Millard Ochs, Paramount Pictures International president Andrew Cripps and Vue exhibition topper Tim Richards are among those gathering for February's RAAM Conference dedicated to the U.K. and Irish cinema industry, organizers said Monday.Read more

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  5. Digest: VNU unit sale

    4:00 am 12/19/2006

    VNU, parent company of The Hollywood Reporter, said Monday that it will sell its European business magazines, collectively know as Business Media Europe, to private-equity and venture capital firm 3i for an undisclosed price, though published sources put the figure at about €320 million ($419 million).Read more

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  6. 'Chatterley' earns Prix Louis-Delluc nod

    4:00 am 12/19/2006

    PARIS -- Pascale Ferran's "Lady Chatterley" walked away with the prize for French film of the year at a ceremony for the Prix Louis-Delluc 2006 on Monday.Read more

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  7. Kihachi tapped for Berlin tribute

    4:00 am 12/19/2006

    COLOGNE, Germany -- The 2007 Berlin International Film Festival's Forum sidebar will pay tribute to Japanese director Okamoto Kihachi by screening a selection of his films, organizers announced Monday.Read more

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  8. Kinowelt, Intertainment deal gets OK

    4:00 am 12/19/2006

    COLOGNE, Germany -- German stock market authorities ruled late Friday that Kinowelt will not be required to buy out minority shareholders of licensing group Intertainment AG, opening the way for Kinowelt to acquire Intertainment and merge it with co-financing division Epsilon Motion Pictures. <br />Read more

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  9. Timberlake looks for Grammy singing partner

    4:00 am 12/19/2006

    Justin Timberlake may have said "Bye, Bye, Bye" to his 'N Sync bandmates, but he's looking for a partner to sing with at the Grammys.Read more

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  10. ITV keeps Cowell on job with extension to 2009

    4:00 am 12/19/2006

    LONDON -- ITV director of television Simon Shaps has extended "X Factor" host Simon Cowell's U.K. deal by 18 months, keeping the acid-tongued reality star exclusively with ITV until the end of 2009. In July, Cowell signed a deal to remain with the network until 2008.<br />Read more

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