PR Newswire Broadcast Minute for Thursday April 3, 2008

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Consumer Reports Poll: Most Say TV Drug Ads Should Include Info on How toReport Side Effects

A new Consumer Reports poll shows that one in six Americans who have evertaken a prescription drug experienced a side effect serious enough to sendthem to the doctor or hospital, but the majority of consumers don't know theycan report these side effects to the FDA, which is responsible for trackingdrug safety problems.

College Prowler Names Bowdoin College 'School of the Year'College Prowler announced today that Bowdoin College has been named therecipient of its first ever "School of the Year" award. This award seeks toidentify a college or university that goes above and beyond the ordinary levelof commitment to provide a first class undergraduate experience for itsstudents. After publishing honest student-written guidebooks to more than twohundred fifty colleges over the last five years, it became clear that BowdoinCollege was a phenomenal school that deserved recognition.

T-V Land Renews Hit Original Reality Series 'High School Reunion' for aSecond Season

Following impressive ratings gains and steady growth of its originalreality series "High School Reunion," TV Land announced today that it hasrenewed the series for a second season, with Mike Fleiss returning asexecutive producer. Premiering in the first quarter of 2009, the second seasonwill reunite high school alumni after twenty years as they gather for twoweeks in an exotic vacation getaway.

Sundance Channel to Produce The War Room Plus-Fifteen, a Look at the 2008Presidential Campaign from the Makers of the Academy Award-NominatedDocumentary The War Room

Sundance Channel will present The War Room Plus-Fifteen, a new documentarydirected by Chris Hegedus and D-A Pennebaker, who depicted the inner workingsof Bill Clinton's 1992 presidential campaign in their Academy Award-nominateddocumentary The War Room. The War Room Plus-Fifteen will feature some of TheWar Room's main characters as well as a crop of new politicos and take an in-depth look at how the political process and media culture have changed sincethe 1992 presidential election. Sundance Channel will premiere The War RoomPlus-Fifteen in October 2008. Released in 1993, The War Room captured thereinvention of modern campaigning at the hands of Bill Clinton's electionteam, a nimble group led by the "Rajin' Cajun" James Carville and thearticulate George Stephanopoulos. In this movie the filmmakers will head intothe trenches of the 2008 election year and connect with some of The War Room'smain characters who remain active in the political arena, be it behind-the-scenes or in the media.

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