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What’s The Deal With That?!

Jerry Seinfeld and friends announce WTC benefit.

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No not “Give me a sub, dude”!

Emmy Awards get subdued look after attacks.

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Survivor III

New “Survivor” series to be hungrier and stinkier. Yes, sure, okay, but will any of them have the eye of the tiger?!??

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New Releases

Here are the new DVD and video releases for Tuesday, September 25th, 2001

THE SIMPSONS: THE COMPLETE FIRST SEASON (DVD)
-The Season One SIMPSONS DVD box set is simply amazing, with extras like episode scripts, outtakes, audio commentary, animatics, and more. The 3-disc set includes the 13 episodes from the first season, and while Matt Groening’s show has come a long, long way in the 12 seasons since, everything looks and sounds so good, you’d swear they’re new episodes.

CITIZEN KANE: SPECIAL EDITION (DVD)
-Wow! Finally debuting on DVD this masterpiece of cinema looks, sounds, and is, incredible. And the extras?!?! Ouch! Buy it. Rent it. Own it! I’m going to get mine right now…

HEATHERS: SPECIAL EDITION (DVD)
THE FRENCH CONNECTION: FIVE-STAR COLLECTION (VHS & DVD)
THE COMPLETE PRISONER MEGA-SET (DVD)
DARK DAYS (VHS & DVD)
X (DVD)
QUADROPHENIA: SPECIAL EDITION (VHS & DVD)
THE WHO – LIVE AT THE ROYAL ALBERT HALL (DVD)
A KNIGHT’S TALE (VHS & DVD)
ALONG CAME A SPIDER (VHSr & DVD)
THE FORSAKEN (VHSr & DVD)
ONE NIGHT AT McCOOL’S (VHS & DVD)
KINGDOM COME (VHSr & DVD)
THE MASK OF ZORRO: SPECIAL EDITION (DVD)
BEAUTIFUL THING (VHS & DVD)
AMORES PERROS (VHS & DVD)
BARAKA: COLLECTOR’S EDITION (DVD)
PRIDE AND PREJUDICE [BBC Mini] (DVD)
SURVIVOR – SEASON TWO: GREATEST & … (VHS & DVD)
TEQUILA BODY SHOTS (VHSr & DVD)
BLACK SCORPION RETURNS (VHS)
BEVERLY HOOD (VHS & DVD)
GATE KEEPERS: OPEN THE GATE (VHS & DVD)
POKEMON: JOHTO – TEAM GREEN! & CRIMSON WARRIOR (VHS & DVD)
RUSH CHRONICLES – THE VIDEO COLLECTION (VHS & DVD)

– FOX releases a 30th Anniversary 5-STAR COLLECTION edition of THE FRENCH CONNECTION this week, with deleted scenes, new documentaries, audio commentary from William Friedkin, Gene Hackman, and Roy Scheider, and more.

– Based on the Japanese comic book, X is a post-apocalyptic sci-fi adventure about a young man with near limitless power, who returns to Tokyo to protect his childhood friends, and unknowingly sparks a war between two opposing mystical factions.

– RHINO Home Video releases a digitally-remastered version of the cult classic QUADROPHENIA this week. The DVD is loaded with extras including audio commentary from director Franc Roddam, the film’s original theatrical trailer, a special VESPA trailer featuring classic commercials, a Trivia Track with Cockney-to-English subtitles, a WHO discography, and more. The coming-of-age drama, based on the WHO’s 1973 album, involves a group of scooter-riding, pill-popping Mods and their war against the Rockers in defense of their lifestyle and identity.

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New Kevin Smith DVD Due

KEVIN SMITH APPEARANCES TO BE COLLECTED ON DVD

JM Kenny, who worked on the MALLRATS and DOGMA DVDs, will be taping a series of upcoming college appearances from filmmaker Kevin Smith for release on DVD. Anyone whose ever had a chance to catch one Smith’s marathon Q&A sessions, or caught the audio commentary on his movies, surely know just how interesting this disc should be…

A possible spring release is planned for the DVD.

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New Trek Debuts Wednesday!

STAR TREK PREQUEL SERIES ‘ENTERPRISE’ ON WEDNESDAY

UPN revitalizes the STAR TREK franchise this week with the two-hour premiere of ENTERPRISE. Airing Wednesday night at 8, the pilot introduces Scott Bakula (Quantum Leap) as Captain Jonathan Archer of the Enterprise NX-01, who has to contend with First Contact with two alien races; the Suliban and the Klingons. Set in 2151, about 100 years before the days of James T. Kirk, the series’ cast includes Jolene Blalock (Jason & The Argonauts) as the ship’s sexy Vulcan science officer. And speaking of First Contact, the premiere feature a guest appearance from James Cromwell as Zephram Cochrane.

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New Releases

Here are the new CD releases for Tuesday, September 25th, 2001

TENACIOUS D (Epic)Want to know more about “The D”?
SUZANNE VEGA Songs in Red and Gray (A&M)
SPIRITUALIZED Let It Come Down (Arista)
THE INNOCENSE MISSION Small Planes (W.A.R.?)
ERIK SERMON The Sermon (J)
VERVE PIPE Underneath (RCA)
CAROLE KING Love Makes the World (Rockingdale)
BILLY BOB THORNTON Private Radio (Lost Highway)
DMX The Great Depression (Def Jam)
C-BO Life as a Rider (Warlock)
ONESIDEZERO Is This Room Getting Smaller (Maverick)
SENSE FIELD Tonight and Forever (Nettwerk)
SUICIDE MACHINES Steal This Record (Hollywood)
TECHNO ANIMAL The Brotherhood of the Bomb (Matador)
LOUDON WAINWRIGHT III Last Man on Earth (Red House)
NANCY WILSON A Christmas (Telarc Jazz)
ALLURE Sunny Days (MCA)
ANGELIC UPSTARTS Live from the Justice League (TKO)
.38 SPECIAL Wild Eye Christmas (Sanctuary/CMC)
Various LABOUR OF LOVE: A TRIBUTE TO NICK LOWE (Telarc)
Plus… RYAN ADAMS, JOY ENRIQUEZ, KRISHNA DAS, TIM FINN, DAYS OF THE NEW, HERBIE HANCOCK, KING’S X, THE KNACK, LIL’ TROY, LOS STRAITJACKETS, THE O’JAYS, ABANDON JALOPY, AMY ALLISON, ANGELA AMMONS, ASPHALT, CHRIS BOTTI, JIM BRICKMAN, MARSHALL CRENSHAW, DOGWOOD, JAY FARRAR, BONEY JAMES, I.G.T., DAVE KOZ & FRIENDS, KENNY LATTIMORE, LIFER, THE STROKES, SUGARBOMB, TRANSMATIC, WITNESS U.K., LINDSAY PAGANO, and the soundtracks to ZOOLANDER, BONES, THE WASH, SERENDIPITY, SOUL SURVIVORS, and FAUST.

The SUICIDE MACHINES record features a cover of R.E.M.’s “It’s The End of the World As We Know It.”

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Telethon To Be A CD Soon

The “America: A Tribute To Heroes” telethon will soon spawn a benefit CD.

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Survivor 4 Details

Survivor 4 moves from Jordan to Tahiti.

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DVD’s Rock!

Sales of DVD players continue to double.