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[11/06/06 - 10:53 AM]
The Papdits, a Docu-Comedy for Cbs, Starts Streaming Today on CBS's Broadband Channel Innertube
The never-before-seen comedy/reality hybrid comes from creator Ant Hines ("Da Ali G Show").

[via press release from CBS]

"THE PAPDITS," A DOCU-COMEDY FOR CBS, STARTS STREAMING TODAY ON CBS'S BROADBAND CHANNEL INNERTUBE

"THE PAPDITS" Is From Writer-Producer Ant Hines ("Da Ali G Show")

Verizon Wireless Is The Exclusive Mobile Partner And Will Distribute Clips From "THE PAPDITS" Through Their Mobile Video Service Starting Today

Starting today, the never-before-seen comedy/reality hybrid, THE PAPDITS, produced for CBS during the 2006 development season, will stream for free on CBS's broadband channel innertube (www.cbs.com/innertube).

THE PAPDITS, from writer and producer Ant Hines, who also worked on HBO's "Da Ali G Show," is a docu-comedy about a family from Kashmir and their interactions with real Americans as they travel through the U.S. looking for the perfect community in which to settle and make their fortune.

In addition to streaming the program on innertube, Verizon Wireless is the exclusive mobile content partner of THE PAPDITS and starting today, exclusive clips will be available to Verizon Wireless subscribers on V CAST. To view these clips, Verizon Wireless customers can go to V CAST Video on their V CAST-enabled mobile phone, select the CBS Channel on the Entertainment Category and they will find the clips under THE PAPDITS sub-channel. Subscribers will be able to view one to two clips a day, over the next week -- about seven exclusive clips in total.

Hines created THE PAPDITS and serves as an executive producer along with Tom Nunan and Cathy Schulman. THE PAPDITS is produced by Bull's Eye Entertainment, in association with CBS Paramount Network Television and Sony Pictures Television.

CBS's innertube, an advertising-supported broadband channel, offers a wide range of free entertainment programming to Internet users and can be accessed through CBS.com or by going directly to www.cbs.com/innertube. It features entire episodes of popular CBS series, as well as a line-up of original series produced expressly for the Internet, and new shows that are companions to popular CBS brands.

Verizon Wireless' V CAST service gives customers access to short video content including current news, weather, sports and entertainment programming, downloadable music and cutting-edge 3D games on their mobile phones. Verizon Wireless customers with select V CAST-enabled phones can also access all V CAST has to offer right from their phones for just $3.00 for 24-hour use without signing up for a $15.00 V CAST VPak monthly subscription to use the service.

About Verizon Wireless

Verizon Wireless owns and operates the nation's most reliable wireless network, serving 56.7 million voice and data customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ) and Vodafone (NYSE and LSE: VOD). Find more information on the Web at www.verizonwireless.com. To preview and request broadcast-quality video footage and high-resolution stills of Verizon Wireless operations, log on to the Verizon Wireless Multimedia Library at www.verizonwireless.com/multimedia.





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[10/31/14 - 03:43 PM]
TNT Greenlights High-Octane Drama "Agent X," Starring Jeff Hephner, Sharon Stone and Gerald McRaney
The network has ordered 10 episodes for the first season of the series, with plans to launch in the second half of 2015.

[10/31/14 - 03:27 PM]
NBC Passes on Back Nine for "Bad Judge," "A to Z"
Said development will spell the end of both series after 13 episodes.

[10/31/14 - 02:08 PM]
The Season Premiere of "Mom" Delivers Series High Ratings
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, October 30.

[10/31/14 - 12:55 PM]
ABC to Air Charles Schulz' Animated Classic, "A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving," Wednesday, November 26
A special bonus cartoon from Charles M. Schulz, "This Is America, Charlie Brown: The Mayflower Voyagers," will air with the Peanuts classic.

[10/31/14 - 12:43 PM]
"Northmen - A Viking Saga" Acquired for Distribution and Premium Pay TV Deal with Starz
The film is directed by Claudio Fäh and produced by Ralph S. Dietrich.

[10/31/14 - 12:38 PM]
FOX Premieres: 30-Day Multi-Platform Totals
FOX further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[10/31/14 - 10:12 AM]
Iggy Azalea to Perform at the 2014 American Music Awards(R)
She joins a star-studded lineup of previously announced must-see performers including 5 Seconds of Summer, Charli XCX, Mary J. Blige, Fergie, Lorde, One Direction, Sam Smith and the evening's host, Pitbull.

[10/31/14 - 09:36 AM]
PBS to Air Second Season of Shine International's Boisterous Sitcom "Vicious" Stateside, Summer 2015
Following a re-commission by UK broadcaster ITV, the series will return with Freddie (Sir Ian McKellen) and Stuart (Sir Derek Jacobi) delivering more biting remarks, snide comments and cruel asides.

[10/31/14 - 08:46 AM]
"Parenthood" Retains 92% of Last Week in Adults 18-49 and 97% in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 30.

[10/31/14 - 08:34 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Edges CBS for Demo Crown
The Alphabet snaps the Eye's seven week win streak among adults 18-49.

[10/31/14 - 08:12 AM]
ABC Beats CBS' Thursday Night Premieres to Win the Opening Night Of the November Sweep for the 2nd Straight Year in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 30.

[10/31/14 - 07:50 AM]
Global Mystery Solved: Investigation Discovery Did It!
Since Investigation Discovery debuted in February 2008, it has been one of the fastest-growing networks in U.S. cable television and has seen a parallel growth track internationally.

[10/31/14 - 07:32 AM]
USA Network to Air Academy Award(R) Nominated Film "Do the Right Thing" with Special Introduction by Critically Acclaimed Lead Actress Rosie Perez
On Saturday, November 1, USA Network will air the Spike Lee film, that sparked a national dialogue more than two decades ago about racial tension in America and which still remains relevant today.

[10/31/14 - 03:01 AM]
Death-Defying Stunts and Famous Cars Take Center Stage in Two New Original Reality Series
"Extreme Escapes" (Saturday, November 29) and "Screen Machines" (Tuesday, December 2) are both on tap at ReelzChannel in the coming weeks.

[10/30/14 - 02:50 PM]
"The Meredith Vieira Show" Renewed for Second Season on NBC Owned Television Stations
"'The Meredith Vieira Show' has the full commitment and support of NBCUniversal and we could not be happier to bring it back for a second season," said Ed Swindler.