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Fame is a kids' game on TV

November 30, 2009

In the middle of everything is a pool flanked by beach chairs under umbrellas, palm trees, actresses, publicists and hangers-on.

Four good-looking young guys dressed in Hollywood wear -- skinny jeans, jackets with collars up -- are posing for photographers.

This isn't a scene out of HBO's "Entourage."

This is Nickelodeon, a kids' channel best known for the cartoon "SpongeBob SquarePants," introducing the media to the stars of its new comedy "Big Time Rush."

The show, which premieres Saturday, revolves around a group of Minnesota teenagers, one of whom convinces a talent scout that he and his friends have the makings of a chart-topping boy band. Read More