In the news...
CHINA BANS FOREIGN CARTOONS - Beginning Sept. 1, regulators will bar foreign cartoons from TV from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. in an effort to protect China's struggling animation studios, news reports said Sunday. The move allows the Monkey King and his Chinese pals to get the top TV viewing hours to themselves...
STARGATE SG1 BROADCASTS 200th EPISODE TONIGHT - with a self-parodying, post-modern, deconstructed episode in which the meta-version of the show itself is once again referenced in the show within a show Wormhole Xtreme which in this case is trying to do a feature film of itself. Hilarity ensues...
(And it don't hurt if you bring back Richard Dean Anderson for a guest slot.)
CBS TO OFFER FREE DOWNLOADS OF PRIMETIME SHOWS - Seven series will be offered for "next-day" download including the CSI franchises and Survivor - and yes they will be free. Downloads will be available through the CBS site innertube...
BONO PLACES A NOTE IN BILLBOARD FOR TONY BENNETT
Trying to sing with you was a humbling, if not humiliating experience. You're like A HOUSE YOU CAN'T BREAK INTO, at least not by force. You can run at the door, but the doors are locked ... you can bang on the windows ... I got into the HOUSE OF BENNETT, but only as the cat burglar ... looking to steal a place in this incredible legacy.
I've had the pleasure of singing with you, AND FOR YOU ... I broke in through the bathroom window, up a drainpipe ... I'm not leaving
"I'm not worthy!"