When Sumner Redstone issues an edict to Viacom’s cable nets to get with the gay program, execs listen. Showtime is developing a weekly gay-themed movie block called "Movies for Guys Who Like Movies" featuring "fab five" gay reviewers including former E! alum Steve Kmetko, sources say. The post-"Queer as Folk" franchise will schedule camp classics a la "Mommie Dearest" and gay fare such as "Priscilla, Queen of the Desert," with the panel discussion before, after and even during each film. (No mean feat without ads!) VH1 just greenlit its Outlet-ready pilot dubbed "Gaydar," wherein celebs guess which contestants are, yep, gay—an idea last week abandoned by Fox, which canceled game show "Playing It Straight" halfway through its 6-episode run. Oxygen is bringing back Gaydar-like game show "Can You Tell?," which at least tries to out toupee-wearers and other matters beyond sexual preference. – Shirley Brady

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The FCC adopted a NPRM seeking comment on how to maximize efficient use of the 500MHz of mid-band spectrum available in the 12.2-12.7GHz band. The hope of the proceeding is to further a conversation as to

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