Entertainment News Archive - October 20, 2008

THQ Inc. (NASDAQ:THQI) today announced that Rock University(TM) Presents: The Naked Brothers Band The Video Game has shipped to retail outlets throughout North America for Wii(TM), PlayStation(R)2 computer entertainment system, Nintendo DS(TM) and Windows PC.

By Bill Keveney A network built on tears is having some laughs. Lifetime tonight launches Rita Rocks (8:30 ET/PT), its first original comedy series in about a decade.

Carmike Cinemas, Inc. (NASDAQ: CKEC), one of the nation's leading motion picture exhibitors in digital cinema and 3-D, will host its third quarter 2008 conference call on Monday, November 10, 2008 at 5:00 P.M. ET. Carmike's financial results will be issued after the market's close the same day.

By Edna Gundersen AC/DC's old-school philosophy doesn't stop with its bludgeoning, blues-based rock 'n' roll. Bucking trends since 1973, the Australian quintet remains a rare holdout in the digital marketplace by refusing to sell any of its music online. That includes Black Ice, out today.

By Scott Bowles BEVERLY HILLS -- Mark Wahlberg pushes away a bread bowl and drops his head on folded arms. He's clearly a little run-down. His 2-year-old son, Michael, isn't adjusting well to the new baby in the family, 1-month-old Brendan. He has four television projects with HBO.

By Theresa Howard NEW YORK -- Daniel Craig, the sixth and latest James Bond, didn't just bring in new fans with his debut two years ago. He also has lured new marketers to the movie franchise well-known for product placement and tie-ins.

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/27a050/movies_entertain) has announced the addition of the "Movies & Entertainment in Europe" report to their offering.

Monster(R), the leading global online career and recruitment resource and flagship brand of Monster Worldwide, Inc.

Overview Social Media has become an integral channel for businesses to reach customers.

Word of the Day
  • A hairdresser.
The word 'friseur' comes from French friseur, from friser ("to curl, frizz").