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Cheap and Dirty

WSJ’s Daniel Henninger with another indictment of cable news melodrama: What in the name of Edward R. Murrow is going on here? Once upon a time, TV people wished upon a star that some day there would be stations devoted entirely to news so they could show just what real …

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This Weekend on Book TV

It’s three full days of bibliophilic fun on Book TV this weekend starting Saturday morning at 8 a.m. airing over C-SPAN2 Saturday, October 26 (All times Eastern) 8 a.m. Children’s Books. From Will Rogers Elementary School in Oklahoma City, Governor Frank Keating and illustrator Mike Wimmer read and discuss their …

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Because Three Is Not Enough

American Idol 2 adds another judge: New York-based radio personality and recording artist Angie Martinez is close to signing on as the fourth judge on Fox’s upcoming “American Idol” sequel. Martinez, who hosts afternoon drive on New York’s WQHT-FM, “Hot 97,” joins returning judges Simon Cowell, who re-inked earlier this …

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DC Sniper Profiler Already Has Movie Deal

Wouldn’t it be a good idea to wait for the killer to actually be caught? I guess details like that don’t matter: A Canadian profiler helping investigators track down the Washington, D.C.-area sniper will have his story turned into a TV movie. “Tracking the Hunters” will detail Kim Rossmo’s rise …

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Terry Gilliam to Tackle Grimm

Ex-Monty Python member and noted director Terry Gilliam has signed on to direct “Brothers Grimm”: Terry Gilliam is returning to the fantastical world of fairy tales and adventure that he explored in “Time Bandits” and “The Adventures of Baron Munchausen,” signing on to develop with an eye to direct “Brothers …

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“Forgotten” But Fearsome

Entertainment Weekly picks six “forgotten” scary movies available for general creepage: THE EXORCIST III (1990) ”The Exorcist” author William Peter Blatty wrote and directed this spookfest starring George C. Scott as a detective tracking a serial killer. Highlights include ominous old people scuttling across ceilings and the scariest beheading you’ll …

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From the Ridiculous to the Criminally Insane

Just yesterday we discussed the inane fount of media verbiage attending the sniper hunt in the DC area. Now they’re talking to serial killers for a little homicidal mania perspective on the case, which today took another life: When Fox News correspondent Rita Cosby decided to approach “Son of Sam” …

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