Entertainment News Archive - March 05, 2011

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., March 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- DISH Network L.L.C., issued the following statement from Dave Shull, senior vice president of Programming, about its retransmission negotiations with LIN Media regarding carriage of 27 local channels in 17 markets: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100611/LA19624LOGO ) "It's unfortunate that LIN Media, a corporate media conglomerate, pulled its channels down at midnight, holding viewers in 17 markets across the nation hostage while attempting to coerce DISH Network to submit to outrageous demands.

LOS ANGELES, March 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The youth revolution continues on the World Poker Tour®, as 23-year old internet marketing entrepreneur Gregory Brooks crushed a final table featuring a former Online Player of the Year and two WPT champions.

KALAMAZOO, Mich., March 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Greg Jennings is on a nationwide press tour and on March 14, 2011 the Super Bowl XLV champion celebrates the victory with The City of Kalamazoo, The Coca-Cola company, Kalamazoo Central High School, and Western Michigan University during the Greg Jennings Homecoming Celebration.

SALISBURY, N.C., March 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Food Lion crowned Miss Elizabeth City State University, Alana Renee' Simmons, as Miss CIAA 2011 during an awards ceremony today at the Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, N.C.

LOS ANGELES, March 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- (http://www.myprgenie.com) -- Corvin US & New Media Distributors in collaboration with The Quaestor Group, an internationally competitive, prestigious, innovative and diversified family of companies, have agreed to a $190 Million dollar private venture funding for the production of the 3D HD Live Animation Motion Picture, titled: "Alexander Nevsky: Prince of the Ice Fields." The film is a newly revised version of Sergei Eisenstein and Pyotr Povlenko's classic film, "Alexander Nevsky." The new manuscript is the work of Gyorgy Gat, Gyula Boszormenyi, Gyorgy Andras Desi, and Gabor Moray.

WASHINGTON, March 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) SUNDAY, MARCH 6: BREAKFAST AT SCHOOL Profile America -- Sunday, March 6th.

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