Entertainment News Archive - December 18, 2009

SWINDON, England, December 18 /PRNewswire/ -- With a whole host of decisions to make in the lead-up to Christmas, it seems that some of us are also going to use the festive season as a reason to end our relationships. We have all read the traditional Divorce Day stories that fly off the presses as soon as we all head back to work in the New Year, but is it really true that this is the worst time of the year for splitting up? http://Divorce-Online.Co.UK decided to find out the truth and commissioned a comprehensive survey to find out why. Close to a quarter of UK adults agree that relationships with partners become more pressurized during the Christmas period.

PARIS and MILAN, December 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Elettronica Industriale, the network operator of the Mediaset Group has renewed its leases for capacity with Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) on the ATLANTIC BIRD(TM) 3 satellite in order to secure channel distribution to Digital Terrestrial Television DTT) transmitters across Italy. Eutelsat's ATLANTIC BIRD(TM) 3 satellite was first selected by Elettronica Industriale in March 2006 as the primary distribution platform to ensure nationwide delivery of channels to DTT towers.

Jan. 4 launch of "Support The Arts (STAR)" and WDET-TV Web site to raise visibility of Detroit arts and culture, harness Detroit-centric videos DETROIT, Dec.

DALLAS, Dec. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Blockbuster Inc. (NYSE: BBI, BBI.B), a leading global provider of media entertainment, today announced that management will participate in the following upcoming financial conferences.

PORTLAND, Ore., Dec. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rentrak Corporation (Nasdaq: RENT), today announced the top ten movies-on-demand (VOD) titles based on consumer transaction rate.

WINTER SPRINGS, Fla., Dec. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Central Florida police officer Charles M. Grist is one of the few Vietnam veterans to have served as an enlisted soldier in the Iraq war.

LA CENTER, Wash., Dec. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Imagine opening your eyes and seeing only in black, white and gray. It would be like being trapped behind the lens of a black and white camera. Drawing inspiration from this truly unique perspective, author Bill Capron created C.B.

Word of the Day
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.