Week of October 8, 2006
North Korea conducts an unannounced nuclear test, bringing international
condemnation and as the U.N. Security Council denounces the North Korean
action. Later, North Korea said the underground nuclear test was successful.
President Vladimir Putin says those behind the assassination of writer Anna
Politkovskaya might have been ordered by exiles to make Russia look bad.
President Bush rejects calls for one-on-one talks with North Korea, but stresses
multi-nation diplomacy over force.
- the runaway
bride who took off days before her
lavish wedding in 2005 is suing her
former her former fiancé for 500,000
claiming he defrauded her out of her
share of their assets. She seeks
$250,000 as her share of a home she
$500,000 they received for selling
their story to Regan Media. She also
wants $250,000 in punitive damages
for alleged abuse of the power of
attorney she granted to Mason to handle their financial affairs.
WOW - Google agrees to pay $1.65 billion for YouTube.
Wal-Mart loves Garth Brooks - look for an exclusive - a five-DVD box set for
$19.95- “Garth Brooks: The Entertainer.” Contains 15 music videos and seven
live performances. Brooks is currently retired from the business.
Radio news -
“Air America” - the liberal radio talk network has filed for chapter 11 BK. It still
remains on the air.
Entertainment news -
Madonna and hubby Guy Ritchie gain custody of a 1-year-old boy they want to
adopt in Malawi.
Plagued by a strep throat, Usher leaves the Broadway show “Chicago” for the
last days of his two-month run.
Week of October 8, 2006
Television news -
appears on “Good Morning
America” saying that “to be anti-Semitic is a
sin,” after he got loaded on tequila and spilled
out anti-Semitic remarks.
On Dr Phil Friday - Agoraphobia.
Tuesday night television -
CBS - NCIS, The Unite, CSI: Crime Scene
Intensification, late Show, Craig Ferguson
NBC - Friday Night Lights, law & Order:
Criminal Intent, Law & Order: Special Victims
Unit, Tonight Show, Conan O’Brien
ABC - Dancing With the stars, Help Me Help
You, Boston Legal, Nightline, Jimmy Kimmel
MyNet - Desire, Fashion House
CW - Gilmore Girls, Veronica Mars
Fox - Malcolm in the Middle, The Simpsons
PBS - Nova, Frontline. P.O.V., Tavis Smiley, Charlie Rose
Disney - Phil of the Future, that’s So Eaven, Don’t Look Under the Bed, Life with
Jay Leno - Tiger Woods, Emeril Lagasse, and musical guest Chingy.
Conan O’Brien - Tina Fey.
At the movies -
Texas Chainsaw Massacre: the Beginning
Employee of the Month
Jackass: Number two
School for Scoundrels
Jet Li’s Fearless