Friday, January 11, 2008

Evening News

Broadcasting & Cable: The American Federation of Television & Radio Artists agreed to put off the start of its contract talks with networks and studios. Talks were scheduled to begin next week on a contract, dubbed The Network Code, which covers actors and off-camera talent on all manner of shows, including DAYS OF OUR LIVES and others. The move comes as there continues to be no deal between those same networks and studios and striking writers.

The Desert Sun: Authors Michael Craft and Thom Racina will discuss their novels, both set in Palm Springs, at 6 p.m. Wednesday in the Oliphant Auditorium on the Palm Desert campus of the California State University-San Bernardino, 37-500 Cook St. Racina of Kenosha, Wis., wrote the novel "The Madman's Diary," which is set in Palm Springs and Mexico's Baja Peninsula. He also wrote more than 4,000 broadcast hours of GENERAL HOSPITAL, DAYS OF OUR LIVES, ANOTHER WORLD, SANTA BARBARA, GENERATIONS AND SEARCH FOR TOMORROW.

Zap2it: We're not sure what route, exactly, takes you from New Jack City to ALL MY CHILDREN, but Mario Van Peebles has traveled it.

Great American Country: Richie McDonald and Bryan White are ready to cast off on their upcoming week-long cruise with fans as part of CMA Broadcast Personality of the Year Kevin Richard's annual Country Cruise. "I've been ready since the day it was mentioned to me," says Bryan. "It's gonna be a nice break to vacation with my wife (Erika Page from ONE LIFE TO LIVE), play some music, and visit with some friends."

Celebrity Baby Blog: Y&R's Joshua Morrow on awaiting his third son. "There's going to be a lot of penises in our house. I'll be able to have my own football team."

MovieWeb: Win Some Great Prizes from KYLE XY.

Soap Opera Weekly: THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL's William deVry (Storm) shares what it's been like to finally flesh out his legal eagle character in three dimensions — even if it meant his character almost becoming public enemy No 1.

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