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TV Puts Focus On Music

Some of music's biggest names – from Britney Spears to Smashmouth - are set to appear on TV this fall.

Comedian Drew Carey is trying something new for the season premiere of his show later this month, reports VH1’s Rebecca Rankin for CBS News.

Carey is launching the season with a variety show, "Drew Carey’s Back-To-School Rock ’N’ Roll Comedy Hour," to feature performances by Uncle Kracker, Smashmouth and Sugar Ray.

Britney Spears is taking her pop moves to HBO in November with her own concert special - "Britney Spears Live from the MGM Grand, Las Vegas." Britney is promising an edgy show, plus a very interesting duet with Cher.

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The title track from "Song Yet To Be Sung," the new solo album from Perry Farrell, is being used to help hype the upcoming WB television series, "Smallville."

“Thong” man Sisqo will make his small-screen acting debut this month as a vampire for the season premiere of the WB sitcom, “Sabrina, the Teenage Witch.”

Country star Reba McEntire is starring in her own WB sitcom this fall. The show, simply called “Reba,” features the 46-year-old singer in a comedy about a semi-dysfunctional Texas family.

And on the commercial front, Folger's will be sporting a new spokesman this fall and an odd one at that. ‘Kiss” frontman Paul Stanley will be starring in one of the coffee company's commercials.

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