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  1. Viewers set 'Rules' in MTV reality show

    5:00 am 10/23/2006

    MTV is resurrecting its reality show "Road Rules," but the rules of the game have changed.Read more

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  2. Allen SAG's exec director

    5:00 am 10/23/2006

    During a crammed, weekendlong board meeting, SAG tapped NFL Players Assn. assistant executive director Doug Allen as the guild's national executive director and approved its first dues increase since 1999.Read more

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  3. 'Prestige' has b.o. magic

    5:00 am 10/23/2006

    Buena Vista Pictures pulled one out of its hat for the weekend, earning a surprise first-place victory at the North American boxoffice with its period magic film "The Prestige," which captured $14.8 million. The Christopher Nolan-directed drama outgrossed the DreamWorks/ Warner Bros. Pictures co-production "Flags of Our Fathers," from director Clint Eastwood, by a solid margin, proving again that Eastwood audiences are not big opening-weekend moviegoers.Read more

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  4. Hollywood looking for boxoffice miracles

    5:00 am 10/23/2006

    Ever since Mel Gibson's "The Passion of the Christ" was crowned with a domestic gross of $370 million in 2004, Hollywood has been genuflecting in the direction of the newly discovered faith-based audience.Read more

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  5. Farrellys get 'Stupid' for NBC

    5:00 am 10/23/2006

    Filmmakers Peter and Bobby Farrelly have partnered with Reveille's Ben Silverman to develop a stateside adaptation of the BBC 3 comedy "I'm With Stupid" for NBC and NBC Universal Television Studio.Read more

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  6. Yahoo! falling behind with firm out of focus

    5:00 am 10/23/2006

    The big-league players in new media have suddenly found themselves split into two camps: the haves like Google and Apple -- and the have-nots, like Yahoo! and Time Warner, which are struggling to gain traction and revenue.Read more

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  7. Fortson named prod'n chief at Warner Horizon

    5:00 am 10/23/2006

    Veteran Warner Bros. executive Kevin Fortson has been named head of production at Warner Horizon Television, the studio's recently launched division that focuses on lower-budgeted scripted and reality primetime series for cable and broadcast.Read more

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  8. Porter Novelli, Rose Group launch unit

    5:00 am 10/23/2006

    Porter Novelli has formed a strategic alliance with the Rose Group in Los Angeles to create Porter Novelli Entertainment, a unit focused on media opportunities that connect brands with the entertainment industry.Read more

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  9. AMPAS fest grants reach $290,000

    5:00 am 10/23/2006

    The Academy Foundation of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has allocated $290,000 in grants among 27 U.S. film festivals for next year, Festival Grants Committee chair Gale Anne Hurd said.Read more

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  10. 'Awesome Friends' wins Comedy's b'band nods

    5:00 am 10/23/2006

    Comedy Central has named the winner of its first-ever broadband competition "Test Pilots," which honors the best in user-generated content.Read more

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