USA Network bets big on comedy

(MCT) NEW YORK – USA Network, which has found ratings success with its quirky dramas such as White Collar, Necessary Roughness and Burn Notice, is making an aggressive push into comedy. The network is unveiling a slate of projects to advertisers Thursday during its upfront presentation that includes new shows produced by Kelsey Grammer and Denis Leary. The network is

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Canada OKs Osiris drug

BOSTON — Osiris Therapeutics Inc said on Thursday that Canadian health regulators have approved its treatment for acute graft-versus host disease in children, making it the first stem cell drug to be approved for a systemic disease anywhere in the world. Osiris shares rose 14 per cent to $6.00 in extended trading after the news was announced. Graft versus host

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