Day: September 30, 2008

MTV GREEN LIGHTS NEW DIDDY SCRIPTED “REALITY” SHOW

Entertainment mogul Sean “Diddy” Combs has joined forces with Emmy winning producer Mark Burnett to lead the search for the next music superstar on a newly approved MTV reality series. The show, titled StarMaker, was greenlit by the network for January 2009. It will feature a group of aspiring solo artists handpicked by Combs, who will compete against each other for a chance to obtain stardom while living together. Contestants will go through StarMaker boot camp, in addition to being evaluated on []

UK NEWS: BLACK MEN IN RAISED PROSTATE CANCER RISK

Black men living in England have a three times higher risk of prostate cancer than white men, figures show. They also tend to be diagnosed five years younger, a study of all cases in London and Bristol found. The results cannot be explained by access to diagnostic tests, awareness of the condition or screening, the British Journal of Cancer reported. Cancer charities said the finding may lead to better care for men at higher risk of the disease. Researchers at the University []