Starz snapped up rights to 6 new films, 3 of which it will present as world premieres. One of the acquisitions, a biopic on poker legend Stu Unger, stars "The Sopranos" mainstay Michael "Christuhfa" Imperioli. — Fuse bows celeb profile show "100%" at 7pm tonight with a behind-the-scenes look at the life of Usher. Ahead: Bay Area punks Green Day (Dec 13) and The Beastie Boys. — As we hinted last year (Cfax, 11/21/03), the next edition of The Golf Channel’s competition/reality show "The Big Break" will feature an all-female cast of 10 duffers (debut Feb 8); the winner gains entry into a few LPGA tourneys. – – Actor Dennis Haysbert dives 160 ft below the surface of the Pacific in Discovery’s "Secrets of Pearl Harbor" (Dec 15, 8pm). His mission: To serve as the 1st civilian to dive to a Japanese midget sub resting at the bottom of Pearl Harbor. — Private Media of Spain’s pres/CEO Berth Milton says he’s signed a deal with Comcast for a Spanish-language porn channel in Feb, today’s Barron’s reports. Private’s reality-porn series "Private Stars" (where ordinary men, ahem, perform, with Private’s ‘professionals’) is a major hit in Spain. — Online chatter over the weekend said WWE 24/7 will launch on Time Warner Cable NY in March; the SVOD service 1st launched with Blue Ridge Communications Oct 1 (Cfax, 10/4). — Food says concerned turkey cookers boosted its "In the Kitchen" block (M-F, 4pm-7pm) in Nov to .68 HH avg, the highest-rated weekday avg in the block’s history. Weekend block avgs (Sat, Sun, 9am-2pm) were up 18% in HH ratings to a .84, based on Nielsen data.

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