Entertainment News Archive - July 23, 2010

LUXEMBOURG, July 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The world's greatest living illusionist selected the Luxembourg-based real estate website PROPERTY4EAST.com to let his luxurious private resort in the Bahamas, Musha Cay. To view the Multimedia News Release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/prne/propertyforeast/44187/ The island of David Copperfield, Musha Cay, is world famous; not only for its extraordinary luxurious look and feel, but also because it has been the setting of numerous celebrity holidays and events.

BEIJING, July 23 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Perfect World Co., Ltd. (Nasdaq: PWRD) ("Perfect World" or the "Company"), a leading online game developer and operator based in China, today announced that it will hold its annual general meeting of shareholders at the offices of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, 42nd Floor, Edinburgh Tower, The Landmark, 15 Queen's Road, Central, Hong Kong, on August 14, 2010 at 3:00 PM (Hong Kong time).

COLUMBIA, S.C., July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- 44,000 scouts, volunteer leaders and BSA staffers will have the opportunity to meet and learn from three of the world's premier bass anglers at the upcoming 2010 Scout Jamboree.

LONDON, July 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - Dragon Quest IX Launched on Nintendo DS - Diversity Perform at Official UK Launch The phenomenon which has gripped a whole nation in Japan is heading for the UK with a major launch today. Queues a mile long formed for the launch of Dragon Quest IX in Tokyo with sales of 2.4 million in the first weekend - a world record launch in a single country. And huge crowds are gatheirng at the official UK launch of the game, in association with GAME, today with Britain's Got Talent winners Diversity performing at the launch in the Westfield Shopping Centre in London.

BEIJING, July 23 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Charm Communications Inc. (Nasdaq: CHRM) ("Charm" or the "Company"), a leading advertising agency in China, today announced that it has reached a cooperation agreement with Digital Advertising Consortium Inc.

In the news release, "'Dragon Quest' Craze That Took Japan by Storm Set to Sweep the UK" issued on 23 Jul 2010 09:33 GMT, by Nintendo over PR Newswire, the source should be 'Nintendo', rather than 'Raytheon Systems Limited', as originally issued inadvertently.

PORTLAND, Ore., July 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rentrak Corporation (Nasdaq: RENT), the leader in multi-screen media measurement serving the advertising and entertainment industries, today announced London Broadcasting Company, which operates 10 television stations serving more than 2.6 million viewers and 980,000 households in the state of Texas, partnered with Rentrak for local market measurement for its ABC-affiliate and NBC-affiliate stations in the Beaumont-Port Arthur market. With the London contract, Rentrak expands its footprint in Texas with the recent signings of Belo Corp.

NEW YORK, July 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The McGraw-Hill Companies (NYSE: MHP) today reported diluted earnings per share of $0.61 for the second quarter of 2010, a 17.3% increase compared to $0.52 for the same period in 2009.

PORTLAND, Ore., July 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rentrak Corporation (Nasdaq: RENT) today announced the top ten movies-on-demand (VOD) titles based on consumer transaction rate.

NEW YORK, July 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SIRIUS XM Radio (Nasdaq: SIRI) today announced that it plans to release second quarter 2010 financial and operating results on Wednesday, August 4, 2010. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080819/NYTU044LOGO) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080819/NYTU044LOGO) SIRIUS XM will hold a conference call at 8:00 am ET on Wednesday, August 4, 2010 to discuss these results.

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