News briefs: Lost scores, friend John Carter

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Dec 14, 2012

Tuesday's sixth-season premiere of ABC's Lost drew strong ratings that were better than last year's premiere: The two-hour debut was seen by 12.1 million viewers and generated a 5.6 preliminary rating among adults 18-49, The Hollywood Reporter's Live Feed reported.
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The upcoming sci-fi fantasy movie John Carter of Mars now has an official Facebook page.
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Speaking of Lost, ABC Entertainment Group and CafePress are inviting fans to design and sell authorized show merchandise on CafePress and enter their new products into a national design contest; to enter the contest, fans will be asked to "tag" their designs with a special code based on the design category they choose and to post the new product in their CafePress shop and Marketplace.
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The animated sci-fi comedy Planet 51 lands on DVD and Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack on March 9.
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