Friday, October 27, 2006
The founders of file-swapping service KaZaA and Internet calling program Skype plan to launch advertising-supported Internet television shortly, Skype co-founder Janus Friis told a Danish newspaper.The project, code-named Venice, will bring quality TV programmes for free to consumers who have a broadband Internet connection,
Posted by Tom Ray at 9:55 AM
A London mental patient has filed a bizarre lawsuit claiming that she is the real mother of Michael Jackson's three kids.Nona Jackson, 36, filed suit to demand a say in Jackson's custody agreement with his ex-wife, Debbie Rowe.In court papers she filed without a lawyer, Nona Jackson claims she is the biological mom of Prince Michael, 9, Paris, 8, and Prince Michael 2nd, 4.Though she does not explain how she and the pop star met, Nona Jackson claims that she has "been with him since he was a teenager." She said Michael Jackson wanted to keep their relationship secret.
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Posted by Tom Ray at 9:43 AM
NBC and The CW Television Network have taken a stand against the Dixie’s Chicks new documentary “Shut Up & Sing” a behind-the-scenes look at the incredible political and media fallout that occurred in 2003 after the Dixie Chicks lead singer Natalie Maines said that she was “ashamed the president of the United States is from Texas.” “Shut Up & Sing” opens in theaters in NY and Los Angeles on Friday and in theaters nationwide on November 10th.NBC responded to a clearance report submitted by the Weinstein Company’s media agency saying that the network “cannot accept these spots as they are disparaging to President Bush.”The CW Television Network responded that it does “not have appropriate programming in which to schedule this spot.”
Posted by Tom Ray at 9:39 AM