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TV Junkie: 'This Old House' Coming to LA; Gandolfini Back to HBO?

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The supremely awesome "This Old House" is coming to LA! They might feature your project (details to the left).
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Are you a homeowner with a "historic" home in the LA area with a renovation project? For the first time ever, Emmy Award-winning television series "This Old House" is looking for a historic home to renovate in Los Angeles County. The project's scope must be "just right" - not a whole house, but more than just a kitchen. The renovation must be able to be completed in about five or six months, with construction potentially beginning as early as August 2010 and finishing by January 2011. The ideal project should already have architectural plans and/or have the ability to be "fast-tracked" to the building phase. The selected project will be featured on multiple episodes airing on PBS in early 2011. To be considered, submit the following to pickmyhouse@thisoldhouse.com:

· Brief description of the renovation project - be sure to also include house style, location and year built
· Low-res digital pictures of the home's interior and exterior
· Brief description of the current owners
· Low-res digital pictures of the homeowners
· How much you plan to spend
· When you need to start and conclude the project

The deadline for submissions is June 14, 2010. The homeowner is responsible for the cost of the project but the show will coordinate discounts and donated materials where possible. For more info on the show, check out the "This Old House" website. This is a great show so LA should be very pleased that it's coming out to highlight a historic house in our area.
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Got a beef with the proposed NBC Universal merger with Comcast? You have until June 21st to file with the FCC. Meanwhile, the CBS/CNN romance has flared up again - just get a room and get it over with.
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"Sopranos" fans are salivating at the idea that James Gandolfini might be getting back into a show on HBO. The candidate is an adaptation of a French-Canadian production called "Taxi 22" - no word on a possible airdate if the network moves ahead with this.
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As we reported earlier, Germany announced the 3D TV broadcast of a hockey game this summer and now it looks like Major League Baseball, DirecTV, and the Yes network will team up to broadcast New York Yankees vs. Seattle Mariners games on July 10 and 11.
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The TV Junkie Plan: "Community", "Parks and Recreation", "The Office", "30 Rock", "Fine Cut", "Chelsea Lately" (Michael Lewis), Letterman, Fallon (Betty White! Oliver Platt!)