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Elisabetta Canalis Stormed Out Of Clooney's House

23rd June 2011

Elisabetta Canalis "stormed out" of George Clooney's house when he broke up with her. Alfonso Signorini - a close friend of the Italian actress - was shocked by the break up, as George appeared to...

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Italian Newscast Slammed For Bias

12th May 2011

The Italian broadcast regulator AGCOM has fined Italy's TG1 news program, broadcast on the state-owned RAI Uno network, 100,000 euros ($142,000) for giving government officials, including Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, too much airtime during the...

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Berlusconi Movie Trailer Blocked In Italy

28th August 2009

Trailers for a new movie featuring Italian prime minister SILVIO BERLUSCONI have been banned from the country's state-run television network.Bosses at RAI rejected an ad for Videocracy, featuring scantily-clad women and statistics claiming Italy has...

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Rome Complaints Rejected By UK Watchdog

21st December 2005

Acclaimed TV drama ROME has been declared non-pornographic by UK broadcasting watchdog Ofcom, following a spate of viewer complaints. The $108 million (GBP60 million) co-production between the BBC and US network HBO, which took...

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Italians Censor Rome

12th December 2005

Italian TV bosses are ruthlessly censoring a British made mini-series about ancient Rome. ROME, which was filmed in the Italian capital, cost $108 million (GBP60 million) and depicts everyday events in the city -...

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Rome Drama Too Explicit For Italians

18th October 2005

An upcoming British/American TV drama exploring life in ancient Rome features so much graphic sex and violence, Italian broadcaster RAI has decided to screen a heavily edited version of ROME next year (06). The...

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Tyson's Music Debut Sparks Controversy In Italy

2nd March 2005

Fallen boxer MIKE TYSON has sparked fury in Italy, after promoters invited him to a musical festival as a special guest. Tyson will reportedly earn as much as $92,460 (GBP48,663) from state broadcaster RAI...

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Canadian Model Leads Wonder Woman Race

9th February 2005

A little-known model and heavy metal guitarist has become the shock frontrunner in the race to land the coveted WONDER WOMAN role, according to WARNER BROTHERS studio sources. Former MUCHMUSIC USA presenter SATU RAUTAHARJU...

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