Nippon TV (NTV) will start live transmission of Japanese pro baseball games to Korea, Taiwan, Singapore, Guam/Saipan and Hawaii this week.
Sandra Bernhard ("Roseanne"), Andy Dick ("NewsRadio") and Jim Belushi ("Mighty Ducks") have joined the voice cast of UPN's upcoming animated comedy pilot "Quints."
Japan's long flirtation with high definition television (HDTV) using an analog format is expected to officially end by 2007, the Posts and Telecommunications Ministry said.
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