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STEWART'S SCHEDULE: A judge has ordered Martha Stewart to surrender for prison by 2 p.m. on Oct. 8. Judge Miriam Cedarbaum also recommended that U.S. officials send her to a prison camp in Danbury, Conn., or Coleman, Fla. The celebrity homemaker, 63, who was convicted in March of lying to federal investigators, will receive 72 hours notice of where she will serve her time, her legal team told PEOPLE. Meanwhile, Stewart's post-prison career will include a new syndicated daily show in 2005 from Survivor creator Mark Burnett, with whom, Stewart said in statement, she has "forged a bond based on similar creative visions and common respect for strong and distinctive programming."
CBS BLACK EYE: CBS's bad week started Monday, when Dan Rather apologized for his "mistake in judgment" in reporting a story challenging President Bush's military service – based on allegedly fabricated documents. USA Today reported that the source of the documents (since identified as retired National Guard Lt. Col. Bill Burkett) gave them to CBS, and a network producer in turn agreed to put him in touch with the John Kerry campaign. CBS also was told it must pay $550,000 for Janet Jackson's Super Bowl show "wardrobe malfunction" – the highest fine ever levied against a broadcaster by the Federal Communications Commission.
CAT CLAWS: Muslim convert and former pop star Cat Stevens was deported from the U.S. and said upon his arrival at London's Heathrow airport on Thursday: "The whole thing is totally ridiculous. Half of me wants to smile, half of me wants to growl." Stevens, 56, was traveling with his daughter on a United Airlines flight on Tuesday from London to Washington when U.S. officials diverted it 600 miles to Bangor, Maine, before ordering him home. American Homeland Security spokesman Brian Doyle said Stevens (now known as Yusuf Islam) surfaced on U.S. "no fly" lists "because of his activities that could be potentially linked to terrorism."
EMMY GOLD: The Sopranos came out like gangbusters at the 56th annual Emmy ceremony Sunday night, taking top honors for outstanding drama series and for supporting players Drea de Matteo and Michael Imperioli. Allison Janney of The West Wing and James Spader of The Practice took dramatic acting honors. In comedy, the winners were Sarah Jessica Parker and Cynthia Nixon for Sex and the City and Kelsey Grammer and David Hyde Pierce for Frasier. Arrested Development was named best sitcom. HBO's Angels in America was named outstanding miniseries.
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