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Election coverage: ABC ABC
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in full National Broadcasting Co.
Major U.S. commercial broadcasting company. It was formed in 1926 by RCA Corp., General Electric Co. (GE), and Westinghouse and was the first U.S. company to operate a broadcast network. will devote an hour of prime time to Election Day coverage of congressional and key gubernatorial races Nov. 3, the networks announced Tuesday.
The evening news anchors will handle coverage for their respective networks, with Dan Rather on duty for CBS, Peter Jennings for ABC and Tom Brokaw Thomas John Brokaw (born February 6, 1940 in Webster, South Dakota) is a popular American television journalist, Previously working on regularly scheduled news documentaries for the NBC television network, and is the former NBC News anchorman and managing editor of the program for NBC.
ABC is allowing its affiliates to provide local coverage within its one-hour broadcast. ABC will also provide late results and analysis on ``Nightline'' with Ted Koppel. ABC is also providing hourly updates of election results starting at 5 p.m. PST PST Paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia, see there .
CBS is also providing election night updates for its affiliates starting at 3 p.m. PST and will have a five-minute cutaway during a special edition of ``48 Hours'' that airs at 9 p.m.
Personal project: Steven Spielberg unveiled ``Survivors: Testimonies of the Holocaust,'' the first educational CD-ROM CD-ROM: see compact disc.
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Along with three Holocaust survivors who are featured on the CD-ROM, Spielberg - the founder and chairman of the Shoah Foundation - demonstrated ``Survivors'' to students at the Satellite Academy on Manhattan's Lower East Side.
``I wanted to do something deeply compelling,'' Spielberg said. ``It is very compelling to be able to see their faces as you're hearing their voices. We're hoping it will show you that history is personal.''
The interactive CD-ROM, narrated by Leonardo DiCaprio and Winona Ryder, incorporates visual and oral histories recorded by the Shoah Foundation. The program weaves archival footage with survivors' personal testimonies. The English-language CD-ROM will be distributed to schools in North America this semester.
Blast from the past: ``Starship,'' an original concept by the late Gene Roddenberry, will become a new computer-animated television series as a result of a deal with Roddenberry's widow, Majel Barrett Roddenberry. Based on a concept by the creator of the ``Star Trek'' franchise, the series, about a vast starship built and launched to explore the outer reaches of the galaxy, will use the latest animation technology. ``It is our intention to use the production magic of 3-D (computer) animation to breathe life into `Starship' and to give audiences that special kind of entertainment experience they expect from a project that bears the Roddenberry imprimatur,'' said Christopher Brough, CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. of Vancouver-based Mainframe Entertainment, which will produce the series.
Johnston rocks: Kristen Johnston, the Emmy Award-winning actress from NBC's ``3rd Rock From the Sun,'' will join Mike Myers and Heather Graham in New Line Cinema's ``Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged shag 1
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