Entertainment News Archive - January 28, 2009

LONDON, January 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- UK broadcaster BSkyB has announced the creation of 1000 new jobs as its latest financial results for the half year to December 31st 2008 showed a rise in both turnover and profits. The jobs come as part of Sky's continued efforts to drive the take up of its High Definition television offering which now stands at 31 dedicated channels.

Parents and Caregivers Urged to Practice Simple Travel Safety Measures to Prevent Unintentional Childhood Injuries and Deaths WAYNE, N.J., Jan.

NEW YORK, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Phoenix Ancient Art has stated that the information published by the Thomson Reuters news agency regarding Mr. Ali Aboutaam, dated January 15, 2009, is incorrect. The story stated that Mr. Aboutaam was under arrest in Sofia, Bulgaria. In fact, Mr.

CHAPPAQUA, N.Y., Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- It's no secret that kids love comics. And thanks to the emergence of the graphic novel, comics have reached a new level of popularity. They're even making their way into the classroom.


Lineup for Riotous Roadshow Includes BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE, TRIVIUM, CANNIBAL CORPSE, Many More Mayhem Ensues July 10 in Sacramento, CA LOS ANGELES, Jan.

MATTOON, Ill., Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: CNSL) today announced its 2008 reported cash distribution of approximately $1.55 per share is classified as a 100% qualified dividend.

Education Week recognizes Ohio's education system excellence; bumps up ranking for 2009 COLUMBUS, Ohio, Jan.

Landmark Server-Free Technology Establishes A New Era In Online Advertising Delivery Services NEW YORK, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstSpin, Inc., the pioneer in online advertising distribution, today announced the launch of its new online video distribution product, Hula Media Exchange.

Word of the Day
  • A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.
The word 'chickabiddy' may come from 'chick' plus 'biddy', a name used in calling a hen or chicken.