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2006-02-08 01:55:05

By Gail Schiller LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - In a rare move for an animated film, Universal Pictures' "Curious George" has integrated Volkswagen, Dole bananas and the U.S. Postal Service into the movie, which opens Friday.

2005-12-29 02:28:35

By Gail Schiller LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - More than six weeks after Hollywood unions sought a code of conduct governing product placement and a financial stake in such deals for writers and actors, their demands have largely fallen on deaf ears, written off as a publicity stunt or negotiating tactic.

2005-11-19 21:05:26

Correcting spelling By Gail Schiller LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - When "Iconoclasts," a new series co-produced by the Sundance Channel and Grey Goose Entertainment, airs on the premium cable channel Thursday night, viewers will not see any Grey Goose vodka bottles or brand signage in the show.

2005-11-19 21:02:55

Correcting spelling By Gail Schiller LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - When "Iconoclasts," a new series co-produced by the Sundance Channel and Grey Goose Entertainment, airs on the premium cable channel Thursday night, viewers will not see any Grey Goose vodka bottles or brand signage in the show.

2005-11-14 19:48:08

By Arthur Spiegelman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Two Hollywood unions called on Monday for new limits on the practice of weaving commercial brands into the story lines of movies and TV shows, saying so-called product placement has gotten out of hand.

2005-11-14 14:24:42

By Gail Schiller LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - The Writers Guild of America is threatening to seek tougher federal regulation of TV product-placement deals if producers fail to open negotiations with the union on the issue of weaving commercial brands into story lines.

2005-11-09 07:55:56

By Gail Schiller LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - NBC had far more product placement on its primetime shows last season than any other broadcast network, followed by CBS and Fox, according to Nielsen Media Research.

2005-09-25 03:26:27

By Michael Paoletta NEW YORK (Billboard) - In March, U2 was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame by Bruce Springsteen. By turns eloquent and funny, Springsteen's induction speech concluded with a mention of U2's partnership with Apple.

2005-08-01 03:59:26

By Gail Schiller LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - For Budweiser, it looked like a match made in heaven.


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