Comedy Central has renewed original series "The Man Show," "Let's Bowl" and "Insomniac With Dave Attell" for 2002. "The Man Show" is the second-highest-rated original series on Comedy Central behind "South Park."
The Guardian explores the Scottish educational tradition, zealously guarded as separate from the English system. A major impetus for devolution of local rule from Westminster was the need to make Scottish educational decisions in Scotland; the ramifications of that move have yet to be ascertained.
AT&T Broadband customers in Bothell, Wash., recently found that they've overpaid $200,000 in local taxes on their cable-TV bills over the last two years. Until recently, AT&T was charging customers 11% in local taxes even though municipal law states that cable taxes can't exceed 6%. AT&T says it wasn't aware of the law.
Basketball superstar Michael Jordan's return to the NBA has caused networks to change schedules to carry more Washington Wizards games. Should Jordan's return be as triumphant as expected, networks are expected to renegotiate their contracts to air even more of the team's games.
Two British and one American researcher have won the 2001 Noble Prize in medicine or physiology for their discoveries in cell developments that could lead to new cancer therapies. Colleagues agree that their research on the cell cycle has profound implications for cancer research.