CSTV will create "College Nationals" (Apr 20-23, Reno), where 2K college athletes will compete for 4 days in non-traditional sports in hopes of being crowned the ‘greatest college athlete.’ Xbox 360 will be founding sponsor. — Turner Sports extended its deal to cover 125 Braves games/season through ’12. — WE gave the OK to "Bling!" (working title) for its ’06 slate. — E! rolls out season 2 of "The Gastineau Girls" Nov 29, 10pm. — Spike TV unveiled its 1st scripted slate, which includes titles like "Amped," "The Big Empty," "Paradise Salvage" and "Crystal Meth Cowboys." — Sundance picked up pay-TV rights to British reality series "Ladette to Lady." — HBO Films is developing/producing low-budget comedy films for Picturehouse. The films will be released theatrically. — Shalom TV will debut series "Faith to Faith," a roundtable format discussion with people of different religions. — HRTV will carry the "Breeders Crown Championships" from The Meadowlands, Nov 26, 7:15 pm ET. – From Mon AOL.com will carry an on-demand version of "Earth to America," the star-laden comedy performance to raise awareness of environmental issues. It premieres Sun on TBS, 8pm. — Discovery said "Deadliest Catch II" will premiere in the spring. — The Golf Channel’s Japanese commentators often translate US golf events for that nation’s viewers. But when Michelle Wie makes her pro debut in a men’s event in Japan, Golf’s Japanese group for the 1st time will translate the Japanese feed for viewers here (Thanksgiving, 9:30 pm ET). — Broadband service ESPN360 has Purdue vs IN (1pm) tomorrow.

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