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Comedy Central plans politically themed mobile content show, “Lil’ Bush: Resident of the United States,” with a school-age George W. Bush leading a band of kids including a little Condi and little Cheney.

The FCC has set Dec. 11 in Nashville for its next hearing on media ownership. Naomi Judd and Porter Wagoner will be among the panelists.

Stuart Townsend is directing the indie “Battle in Seattle” in Vancouver with Charlize Theron, Woody Harrelson and Channing Tatum. Pic is about the 1999 World Trade Organization riots in the great northwest city.

Robert DeNiro tells Time that the CIA was “very helpful” while he made the upcoming “The Good Shepherd” and that the movie will differ from other political spy pics in that he “looked for more original ways that somebody gets their comeuppance. Kind of like what happened the other day in London with [poisoned Russian spy Alexander] Litvinenko.”

A plug for Variety’s screening of “An Inconvenient Truth” on Thursday: Video highlights from the event are now posted, click on the image below to view them.

Al Gore