News Brief

National Lampoon Network Announces Fall Schedule

The National Lampoon Network - which reaches 3.5 million college students on 420 campuses nationwide - has announced its fall TV schedule. The lineup includes variety shows, an animated series and a music video program aimed at 18- to 24-year-old college students. The network, which launched in early 2003, has several series returning to its schedule, including The Gleib Show and reality series Bridget the Midget. The new shows include AV Squad, which includes performances from leading rock acts; Crash, a hidden-camera prank show; Exotic Extreme Sports; Gamers, a critique of newly released games; Master Debaters, featuring college debaters from around the country; and National Lampoon News.