FYI 1.19.2005

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Tom Meyer has been named president of Omnicom Group's Los Angeles-based product placement shop Davie-Brown Entertainment. He replaces Tera Hanks, who is leaving at the end of February to start a new branded entertainment venture with Hollywood producers Michael Davies (ABC’s Wife Swap) and Chris Moore (HBO’s Project Greenlight). | CBS and Magna Global Entertainment are set to broadcast their first co-produced TV movie, Saving Milly, on March 13. Based on a best-selling book, the two-hour movie is about an activist, played by Madeline Stowe, who battles Parkinson's disease. The special is supported by members of the Family Friendly Programming Forum, including Johnson & Johnson, Kellogg Co., Pfizer Consumer Healthcare and Unilever. | Procter & Gamble will sponsor TLC's new reality show Town Haul, with the company’s products, including Swiffer, integrated into the show. The town-renovation series launches Jan. 22.

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