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Watch Live Stream of News Corp. CEO Rupert Murdoch Facing Questions from British Parliament Here (VIDEO)

by Catherine Lawson, posted Jul 19th 2011 7:33AM
The phone-hacking scandal that took down British tabloid newspaper 'The News of the World' and could now threaten the parent company behind Fox TV, has reached all the way up to the top of the corporate power structure.

Today, News Corp. Chairman and CEO Rupert Murdoch, his son James and former senior executive Rebekah Brooks will be quizzed by British MPs on what they knew about the phone hacking allegations engulfing News International, the British arm of Murdoch's global empire, and whether there was a cover-up.

They are not the only ones facing questions today. Two former high-ranking police officers will also be appearing. Sir Paul Stephenson resigned as Metropolitan Police Commissioner Sunday night, and John Yates quit his post as an Assistant Commissioner Monday.

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Fox stakes two new vamp shows

by Michael Canfield, posted Aug 4th 2006 8:25AM
Fox TelevisionI remember a classic (okay, even for television, I admit I am stretching beyond all reason in my use of the term "classic") episode of Just Shoot Me in which characters played by Laura San Giacomo and David Spade came up with and pitched the following idea to a movie producer: Vampire Cop! The producer quickly dispensed with them, "I've seen it, what else ya' got?" to the consternation of Spade and San Giacomo's , who basically had nothing at all, let alone something else.

Fox is not making that mistake, because they have made scripting deals for two, count 'em, two vampire or vampire-ish tv shows, only one of which is a cop show.

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