Entertainment News Archive - July 30, 2010

NEW YORK, July 30 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Global Sources Ltd. (Nasdaq: GSOL) (http://www.globalsources.com ) announced today the preliminary results of its cash tender offer to purchase up to 11,121,000 shares of its outstanding common shares at a price of $9.00 per share.

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LONDON, July 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- realbuzz.com is still pulling the sporting greats out the bag in their line up of sporting celeb bloggers. Earlier this year the healthy, active living website reported a brand new list of celeb bloggers; including Clarke Carlisle, Gabby Logan, Richard Dunwoody and Steve Thompson.

MILWAUKEE, July 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Monday, August 2, at 11 a.m. CDT Farm Aid co-founders Willie Nelson and John Mellencamp will reveal details about the organization's 25th anniversary celebration during a live webcast at www.farmaid.org/25.

DALLAS, July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Chelsea Brooke, a 20-year-old brunette from Baton Rouge, Louisiana, has been named Girls Gone Wild's "Hottest Girl in America" after a year-long, nationwide search that was captured for a groundbreaking HDNet reality TV series, "Girls Gone Wild Presents: Search for the Hottest Girl in America." (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100730/LA43429-a) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100730/LA43429-a) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100730/LA43429-b) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100730/LA43429-b) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090413/LA98232LOGO-b) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090413/LA98232LOGO-b) Chelsea was chosen over thousands of contestants who submitted photos and video to GirlsGoneWild.com in hopes of winning the title.

YORK, England, July 30 /PRNewswire/ --Superbreak, the theatre break specialist, is looking forward to an exciting year of theatre. The Theatre Royal, Drury Lane is the theatre where all the news is coming from.

SANTA MONICA, Calif:, July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- MEN ALOUD, the award-winning, multi-platinum singing ensemble from the UK, are about to make their mark upon the shores of North America thanks to their first performance special, "Men Aloud: Live From Wales" which has been chosen as the premiere Public Television pledge drive program to be aired nationally beginning August 1st.

RYE, N.Y., July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Featured in the New York Times, The Westchester County Business Journal, The Journal News and Zagat-rated Excellent and Westchester Magazine says "Proof good things come in small packages." The extensive menu at Mughal Palace, located in Valhalla, New York of Westchester County, NY, spans North and South India, and incorporates Muglai cuisine, which fuses Indian and Middle-Eastern elements.

PORTLAND, Ore., July 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rentrak Corporation (Nasdaq: RENT), the leader in multi-screen media measurement serving the advertising and entertainment industries, announced today the appointment of Philip Duddy as director of client services for its Advanced Media and Information (AMI) division and the promotions of Chris Behnke, Dustin Encelewski and Kim Hadfield.

SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- When the party starts this October, virtual DJ's and MC's throughout the universe will fire up two turntable controllers and a microphone and mix it up with Tiesto - one of electronic music's defining artists, DJ's and producers - in DJ Hero® 2, Activision Publishing, Inc.

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