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The seven Tribune stations have cleared Samuel Goldwyn TV’s “Camp Gladiators, ” a new children’s spinoff of Goldwyn’s “American Gladiators.”

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A British collector paid $ 82,500 Friday at Christie’s in London for Charlie Chaplin’s bowler hat and cane from 1940’s “The Great Dictator.”

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Warner Bros. joins a growing list of studios and distributors, including Universal Pictures, Paramount Pictures, New Line Cinema and Turner Pictures, that have jumped on the DTS digital sound format bandwagon. The studio announced that Steven Seagal’s next release, “On Deadly Ground,” will be released in the DTS format.

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“CBS This Morning” co-anchor Paula Zahn is set to return to the program Jan. 3 after a maternity leave. Jared Brandon Cohen was born Oct. 16.

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Carmike Cinemas said Friday that it has opened 23 screens in the South: A seven-plex in Spartenburg, S.C., a 10-plex in Knoxville, Tenn., and six screens added to a multiplex in Dalton, Ga. The circuit operates 1,694 screens.

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