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The Cricket's Daily 3: Disney says no to junk-food ads

Published June 20, 2012 7:54 am

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Here's what's happening today in pop culture:

• The Walt Disney Company will announce today that it will ban junk-food ads from its kid-targeted TV channels, radio stations or websites. [The New York Times]

• Thousands swarmed around Buckingham Palace for last night's concert to mark the Queen's Diamond Jubilee. Highlights of the big show - including Paul McCartney, Stevie Wonder, Elton John and more - will air tonight on ABC (KTVX, Ch. 4). [The Telegraph]

• Jerry O'Connell ("Sliders," "Piranha 3D") will take on the role of Herman Munster in NBC's reboot of "The Munsters." Yes, Hollywood has officially run out of ideas. [The Hollywood Reporter]