Entertainment News Archive - November 05, 2009

PARIS, November 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Strong Revenue Increase Across All Business Applications: - Video: +8.5%, Driven by Take-up of Digital TV in Emerging Markets and by Growth of HDTV - Data and Value-Added Services: +16%, Continued Solid Demand, Notably in Africa and the Middle East Eutelsat Communications (ISIN: FR0010221234 - Euronext Paris: ETL), one of the world's leading satellite operators, today reported financial information for the first quarter ended September 30, 2009. Revenues by business application First quarter ended Change September 30 In millions of euros 2008 2009 In % Video Applications 166.7 180.8 +8.5% Data & Value Added Services 41.1 47.7 +16.0% Multi-usage 15.6 2

MOSCOW, Russia, November 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CTC Media, Inc. ("CTC Media" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: CTCM), Russia's leading independent media company, today announced its unaudited consolidated financial results for the third quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2009. Three Months Nine Months Ended September 30, Ended September 30, (US$ 000's except per 2008 2009 Change 2008 2009 Change share data) Total operating revenues $143,307 $106,935 -25.4% $452,823 $325,607 -28.1% Total operating expenses (92,222) (71,592) -22.4% (278,671) (209,852) -24.7% OIBDA(1) 55,030 38,201 -30.6% 183,706 123,874 -32.6% OIBDA margin 38.4% 35.7% -2.7% 40.6% 38.0% -2.6% Net income attributable to CTC Media, Inc. stockholders 20,969 25,855 23.3% 111,498

LA JOLLA, Calif., Nov. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Fluid Music Canada's Trusonic, Inc.

RENTON, Wash., Nov. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- R.A. Salvatore's thrilling novels have sold millions of copies in more than a dozen languages and have appeared on the New York Times best-sellers list 18 times.

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Dick Glover, CEO of Funny or Die announced today the launch of the Funny or Die branded YouTube(TM) channel.

BRISBANE, Calif., Nov. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Walmart.com is once again emphasizing its low-price commitment online by offering its Top 10 pre-order DVD movie titles at just $10 each as well as "free home delivery" on its entire assortment of DVD and Blu-ray titles (excluding box sets).

NEW YORK, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomson Reuters (TSX / NYSE: TRI), the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, today reported results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2009.

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.