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MCA TV confirmed that it will expand its weekly animated series “Exosquad” into a strip next fall. The new Monday-Friday version of the show will come out with 52 episodes.

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Rep. Fred Grandy, who played Gopher Smith on “The Love Boat,” officially entered the race for governor of Iowa, promising no more than two terms if he is able to beat fellow Republican Terry Branstad.

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The William Morris TV Dept. has pinned agent stripes on Todd Berger and John Ferriter. Berger is a TV talent agent. Ferriter joins the cable and syndie arm but will continue to rep tuner acts.

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FoxVideo will release “The Good Son,” starring Macaulay Culkin, on video in March. The vid makes its way to dealers Feb. 11 and onto the rental shelves March 2.

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