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Penguins on the Telly

An article in The Washington Post calls it “Extreme Filmmaking.” The BBC and the Discovery Channel’s 11-part documentary on PLANET EARTH begins Sunday, March 25 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on the Discovery Channel.

Catch a 6-minute tease here.

Quick link to the Discovery Channel’s viewing guide

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For the most part, television shows have been beholden to the advertisers. Now, the lines aren’t just blurring farther; they’re becoming one in the same.

ABC announced that it’s turning the GEICO Caveman ads into a sitcom called, “Cavemen.” (A name so simple even a….)

Actor, caveman and former Kansas Citian John Lehr features his Geiko spots on his Web site, as well as his cosmetic transformation from actor into character for the ads.

Thoughts, comments, knowing grunts?

Check out the following links:
Article in Variety.com

Interview with writers on Esquire.com