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CBS won a bidding war to get a new comedy development deal with former NBC mainstay Bill Cosby and his producer, Carsey Warner Co.. CBS' bid included an unusually long two-year commitment to Mr. Cosby's first series, a sitcom based on British comedy "One Foot in the Grave."

DreamWorks SKG, Hollywood, has hired Terry Press, formerly senior VP-marketing at Walt Disney Motion Picture Group, to head up strategic marketing.

Deutsche Bundesbahn, Frankfurt, the German state railway, to Jung von Matt, Hamburg, from Ogilvy & Mather, Frankfurt, for its $50 million German account.

Rubbermaid, Wooster, Ohio, to Meldrum & Fewsmith Communications, Cleveland, to handle integrated communications for the home products division, an account estimated at $12 million to $15 million. DDB Needham Worldwide, Chicago, remains agency of record for image advertising.

K'NEX Industries, Hatfield, Pa., to Kirshenbaum Bond & Partners, New York, for a $10 million North American ad campaign for its construction-toy sets. Ground Zero, Venice, Calif., previously handled.

Procter & Gamble Co., Cincinnati, has acquired Millstone Coffee, Everett, Wash. N.W. Ayer & Partners, New York, was named agency of record.

Copyright December 1995 Crain Communications Inc.

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