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July 22, 1991 | HOWARD ROSENBERG
The entertainment industry's lap dog now has a watchpuppy yipping at its paws. Although hardly using show business as a fireplug, Fox's new "E.D.J." (short for "Entertainment Daily Journal") appears determined to do at least some serious reporting about the industry instead of slobbering all over it in the licking, tail-wagging manner of Paramount's established "Entertainment Tonight." So far, "E.T." vs. "E.D.J." is far less dogfight than mismatch, with the former (7 p.m.
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September 24, 1991 | STEVE WEINSTEIN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
"Entertainment Daily Journal," Fox Inc.'s attempt to duplicate the success of Paramount's lucrative celebrity TV news show "Entertainment Tonight," was canceled Monday after only two months on the air, the show's producer said. "EDJ," as the program billed itself, was the brainchild of Fox Chairman Barry Diller and represented his attempt to create a syndicated windfall for Fox similar to the one he created for Paramount with "Entertainment Tonight" in 1981. "EDJ" will air through Oct. 25.
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BUSINESS
September 24, 1991 | STEVE WEINSTEIN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
"Entertainment Daily Journal," Fox Inc.'s attempt to duplicate the success of Paramount's lucrative celebrity TV news show "Entertainment Tonight," was canceled Monday after only two months on the air, the show's producer said. "EDJ," as the program billed itself, was the brainchild of Fox Chairman Barry Diller and represented his attempt to create a syndicated windfall for Fox similar to the one he created for Paramount with "Entertainment Tonight" in 1981. "EDJ" will air through Oct. 25.
ENTERTAINMENT
July 22, 1991 | HOWARD ROSENBERG
The entertainment industry's lap dog now has a watchpuppy yipping at its paws. Although hardly using show business as a fireplug, Fox's new "E.D.J." (short for "Entertainment Daily Journal") appears determined to do at least some serious reporting about the industry instead of slobbering all over it in the licking, tail-wagging manner of Paramount's established "Entertainment Tonight." So far, "E.T." vs. "E.D.J." is far less dogfight than mismatch, with the former (7 p.m.
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