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There Is No Official Twitter TV Show

Yesterday, it was announced that social-networking service Twitter will develop an unscripted TV series that would “put players on the trail of celebrities in an interactive, competitive format.”

The official Twitter blog just posted a little clarification: “There is no official Twitter TV show—although if there were it would be fun to cast! In dealing with networks and production companies we sometimes have simple agreements. Regarding the [Reveille productions and Brillstein Entertainment Partners] project reported today, we have a lightweight, non-exclusive, agreement with the producers which helps them move forward more freely.”

The proposed series is the first to bring the immediacy of Twitter to the TV screen.

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Watch CNN & Ashton Kutcher's Twitter War

An awesome site just popped up where you can watch CNN and Ashton Kutcher‘s race to 1,000,000 Twitter followers — in REAL TIME!

This chart refreshes with the real-time count of Twitter followers for both @CNN and @aplusk.

Check out the Twitter war at

In other tweeting news, Oprah only has 30,000 followers but will make her first 140-character tweet on-air tomorrow on @oprah. Appropriately enough, her guest tomorrow is Ashton, who will buy 10,000 mosquito bed nets for World Malaria Day April 25 if he crosses the million mark before CNN. Trend-wise, it looks like aplusk will win!

UPDATE: Ashton has passed CNN! As of 10:30pm, Ashton has 985K and CNN has 984K. You’re well on your way to a million Ashton! Mosquito nets all around!

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