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Quarterlife Ratings Are Through a Very Low Roof

Courtesy of Quarterlife

250,000 People Watch Quarterlife: That’s the per-episode average for the MySpace show recently picked up by NBC. We’ve tried to find something that gets Nielsen ratings that low for comparison but have given up. The Yule Log maybe? Well, at least NBC doesn’t have to worry about people having seen it already! [HR]

Cox Across America: John C. Reilly will promote his music biopic comedy Walk Hard with an actual rock-and-roll tour. We imagine this might be funner than the actual movie. [Variety]

Kanye’s Beef With Evel a Mere Pittance: Evel Knievel’s estate owes this guy like $12 million. [AP]

Crash Lawsuits Continue: Paul Haggis sues his Crash producer Bob Yari over profit participation on the Oscar-winning movie. The two bitter enemies will overcome their differences when Haggis rescues Yari from a car wreck he just happened to be driving by. [Variety]

Wild Things Make Hearts Sing: Where the Wild Things Are gets rave reviews at a test screening. We told you so! [Ain’t It Cool News]

Quarterlife Ratings Are Through a Very Low Roof