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Tribune Media Services, Chicago, announces today that it's acquired JDTV, Milwaukee, a distributor of TV listing and content to cable and satellite TV services. The company is a subsidiary of Tribune Co. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

JDTV owns UltimateTV, (www.ultimatetv.com) a TV news and listings site. It hasn't yet been decided how TMS *will integrate UltimateTV into its TV listing site TVQuest

Flycast partners with SBC Interactive

Online ad network Flycast Communications and SBC Interactive today announce an agreement through which SBC will deliver Web advertising solutions to business customers in its seven-state region.

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America Online will acquire MovieFone, a movie listing and ticketing service, in an all-stock transaction priced at about $388 million. . . .Excite today launches an Academy Awards site. Content includes nominee profiles, daily polls and a contest. . . . Wired Digital expanded the "Search Smarter" TV ad campaign for its HotBot search engine into 12 markets. Wired Digital, a division of Lycos, also said it is introducing radio spots in those markets this week. . . . Real Media, New York, has promoted Charles Smith to the newly created position of chief marketing officer, from exec VP-managing director of

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