Entertainment News Archive - October 14, 2008

Gulf is first launch spot for Property TV, the region's first international 24x7 channel reaching 5 million households Singapore-based India Nivesh TV Networks lines up exciting program mix to make Property TV a definitive marketplace for promoting property projects Property TV, the region's first international 24x7 property channel with a footprint covering the Middle East, the Indian Subcontinent, South East Asia, Australia, Europe, Russia and Africa, has started broadcasting to the Gulf.

HAMBURG, Germany, October 14 /PRNewswire/ -- - New Office Opened in Hamburg, Germany; VP of EMEA Appointed to Manage Region Brightcove Inc., the leading online video platform, today announced the expansion of its operations in Europe with the appointment of Vanessa Wade as vice president of EMEA and a new office in Hamburg, Germany.

HYDERABAD: After a slew of TV channels in the last few months, there is another to hit the air waves formally soon. Before one wonders if it's another me-too channel, Vishnu Vardhan Induri, CEO and joint MD of Local TV profers to clarify. "We are like an FM station on TV.

That mouldy old chestnut about art mirroring society is weirdly inverted in Opera North's latest production. Of Thee I Sing, George and Ira Gershwin's skit on American politics, seems bang up to date on the grubby tactics of the current presidential race.

By Hafidah Samat; Shuhada Elis KUALA LUMPUR: The voices of protest against the conferment of a datukship on Bollywood star Shahrukh Khan are growing louder.

By David Inman Question: I recall a Glenn Ford movie in which he played a country pastor. As I recall, he was a good person, but poor and struggling to survive on the occasional donated chicken from his equally poor flock.

I t is one of the most elementary tenets of scientific research that a well-designed experiment should only contain one variable. If you're testing for the effect of a particular substance you have to be sure that its presence or absence is the only thing that changes between tests.

By Elizabeth Pfeffer/ LIVERMORE -- The team behind the buzzed-about human rights documentary "Tapestries of Hope" is throwing a music, food and wine- packed benefit to fund postproduction of their film about sexual abuse of girls in Africa.

By Pat Craig Scenesters -- some off the late-night street, others in the employ and fresh from the wardrobe department of Teatro ZinZanni -- filled the tent lobby of the company's San Francisco Embarcadero venue Saturday. They were excited and a little edgy for something new to do after 11:30 p.m.

By Avijit Ghosh Anyone who grew up listening to film music on radio in the pre- FM era would remember the ritual observed before every song was played.

Word of the Day
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.