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B&C BEYOND: MAY 31, 2010


How do you say "3D" in French? Find out at the Dimension 3 Expo, an international interdisciplinary forum on advancements in stereoscopic 3D technology.

Tuesday - Thursday, Saint-Denis, France (


Best remembered as Michael Corleone's bumbling brother Fredo in The Godfather, John Cazale made only five films before dying of lung cancer at 42. Look back on his too-short career in I Knew It Was You: Rediscovering John Cazale.

Tuesday, 8 p.m. ET, HBO

Hungry for more culinary programming? Scripps Networks Interactive adds another course to its feast of food and lifestyle cable channels with the launch of Cooking Channel.



B&C has named Jon Lafayette to the position of Business Editor, reporting directly to B&C Editor-in-Chief Ben Grossman.

Lafayette brings a stellar reputation and background in the business, having built his own prominent brand at several of the biggest names in the television industry. Leveraging his expertise, he will oversee B&C's coverage of the intersection of the content delivery business with Madison Avenue and Wall Street.

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Analysis: Disney Junior a Promising New Kid on theBlock

Disney's announcement May 26 that it would shutter the moribund SOAPnet and replace it with the pre-school-age targeted Disney Junior seems like a solidly intuitive move for the Mouse House, with its core assets of kid-friendly characters and content. More.

Frame-Compatible 3D Just Fine for Now

One of the reasons stereoscopic 3D TV is becoming reality
this year is that networks and pay-TV operators plan to transmit their
3D video
in "frame-compatible" broadcast formats designed to work within the
infrastructure used for HD transmission. More.