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BURBANK CA- With Disney taking full ownership of Star Wars several months ago, studio heads have been eager to get their three-fingered, white gloves on the once mighty franchise and revitalize it in a way that only Disney knows how.
Eyeing the resurgence of science fiction tv shows like SYFY's Defiance and seeing the successful relaunch of Paramount's aging Star Trek franchise, FOX has decided to listen to it's dwindling fan base and bring back the ill-fated series, Firefly.
South Korea- Sunday evening, a North Korean nuclear missile sent to destroy South Korea was intercepted thus saving the word from catastrophe. The missile wasn't stopped by China or even an American military effort. No, life-as-we-know-it was preserved when Justin Bieber's private jet was accidentally struck mid-air by the deadly nuke, plunging both bombs to their mutual demise into the Sea of Japan.
GLEN DALE- Live Nation Global Touring has confirmed that worldwide pop sensation Lady Gaga’s final tour performances have been canceled due to a hip injury that will require surgery. Lady Gaga has been diagnosed with synovitis, a severe inflammation of the joints caused by repetitive twitchy dance movements. Doctors have also determined she has a labral tear in her right hip. The labrum is a layer of muscle that holds the hip joint in place. Major news sources say Lady Gaga will undergo surgery at Ohio Valley Medical Center in Wheeling, West Virginia, and that she will need several weeks to recover following surgery.
HASBRO- The votes have been counted and the Iron is "flat out" and the Cat is in "by a whisker"! However, that's not the only change coming for Monopoly fans. Several tokens are going to "Jail", NOT passing "GO!" or collecting $200. But fear not, brand new, updated tokens are taking their place. After all the votes have been counted two other tokens are joining little Fluffy. They are an Airstrike Drone and a shiny new Bullet.
CULLODEN- Katie Lee, former wife of singer Billy Joel, is back “home” in West Virginia for a short visit with family. The cookbook author, food critic, chef, novelist and former fishmonger was spotted shopping at Dollar General in Culloden this week and said she was picking up a few spur-of-the-moment Valentine’s Day gifts for her ex and his daughter, Alexa Ray.
Clearly pulling out all the redneck stops, MTV includes two big local names for 'color commentary' on their West Virginia "Jersey Shore" replacement.
Charleston- No sooner was the latest MTV 'Reality' show, "Buckwild" announced to the world, it was cancelled. Swift action from West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin is being credited for the reversal.
HOLLYWOOD- From Radio to Television, from TV Movie to Box Office Smash. That's the hope, anyway, when 'Gunsmoke - the Movie' lands in theaters this time, next year.