Entertainment News Archive - March 13, 2011

NEW YORK, March 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC is urging the President of the UN General Assembly to reconsider his decision to sponsor the screening of "Miral," a new film about a young Palestinian and her view of the conflict with Israel.

HONG KONG, March 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Qin Jia Yuan Media Services Company Limited (Stock code: 2366, hereafter referred to as "QJY" or "the Group") has announced that it has entered into an agreement for the acquisition of a 55% controlling stake of Clear Light Group Limited (hereafter referred to as "Clear Light Group"), a leading TV advertising agency in China, through a wholly owned subsidiary.

BEIJING, March 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Ku6 Media Co., Ltd.

MANCHESTER, England, March 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bookmakers Betfred are refunding all ante-post bets on Binocular after it was announced last year's winner would not run in the Champion Hurdle. Betfred boss Fred Done said, "I'm absolutely gutted that Festival week has started with this news and due to the exceptional circumstances of Binocular's defection I have decided to refund all ante-post bets on the horse including all multiple bets.

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., March 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- DISH Network L.L.C. issued the following statement today: "DISH Network is pleased to have reached a deal with LIN Media that restored local TV channels to customers in 17 markets.

LOS ANGELES, March 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Rentrak Corporation (Nasdaq: RENT), today announced the official weekend theatrical box office numbers for the weekend period of March 11, 2011 through March 13, 2011 according to the company's Box Office Essentials® theatrical box office data collection and analytical service. To access the Top-12 grossing motion pictures for the weekend, per data collected as of Sunday, March 13, 2011, please visit RENTRAK.com. About Box Office Essentials® Rentrak's Box Office Essentials® and International Box Office Essentials are the theatrical industry's source for comprehensive global box office intelligence.

UNICEF Ambassador Selena Gomez, along with Adrian Grenier, Dwight Howard, Rihanna, Taylor Swift and Robin Williams help spotlight devastating impact of world water crisis on children NEW YORK, March 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Celebrities from the worlds of music, film, television and sport have joined with the U.S.

First Lady Michelle Obama Will Also Speak WASHINGTON, March 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Senator Mark Begich (D-Alaska), Rep.

DENVER, March 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Alticast, a worldwide leader in deployed interactive television solutions, announced today that it has tapped iTV industry expert Michael Malcy to serve as the company's Senior Vice President of Business Development.

WASHINGTON, March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) MONDAY, MARCH 14: TEN MOST WANTED Profile America -- Monday, March 14th.

Word of the Day
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