FYI 02.07.2007

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Lexus and Smith Barney will sponsor Sundance Channel's "The Green," a block of environmentally focused programming set to make its debut April 17. The multiyear, multiplatform deals are the first for the commercial-free cable channel since forming its sponsorship and branded-entertainment strategy in June. The programming includes interstitial series "The Ecoists" and "Eco-Biz," as well as the 13-part documentary "Big Ideas for a Small Planet." | Leon Rose has joined CAA Sports to lead the agency's basketball-representation business. Mr. Rose reps athletes such as LeBron James, Allen Iverson, Andrea Bargnani and Richard Hamilton. CAA Sports also reps the Indianapolis Colts' Peyton Manning, soccer star David Beckham and the New York Yankees' Derek Jeter, as well as Oscar de la Hoya and Tony Hawk.
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