FSN will transition all of its RSNs to 24-hr HD telecasts in 1Q09. — TV One plans to launch a 24-hr HD simulcast channel by the end of ’08. — Planet Green‘s "Alter Eco" (Jun 9) features actor Adrian Grenier from HBO‘s "Entourage" and 3 of his friends showing viewers how easy it is to embrace green living. — BETN is now a strategic partner of the annual Urbanworld Film Festival in NYC, becoming the event’s exclusive global telecast/video partner. — Outdoor Channel as launched an HD simulcast channel. — True to its recent reality-heavy slate, VH1 has acquired from Warner Bros the full library of "The Bachelor" (Jun 1) through an agreement that includes 12 cycles of the series and "The Bachelorette." — New high school sports content initiative ESPN Rise will use multiplatform content to grow ESPN’s 12- to 17-year-old audience. Company vet James Brown will lead the effort as svp.

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