Entertainment News Archive - April 10, 2011

LOS ANGELES, April 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Rentrak Corporation (Nasdaq:RENT), today announced the official weekend theatrical box office numbers for the weekend period of April 8, 2011 through April 10, 2011 according to the company's Box Office Essentials(TM) 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, April 10, 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.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., April 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- "True Grit," a remake of the 1969 movie classic of the same name, and veteran novelist Richard Wheeler are among the winners of the 2011 Spur Awards presented by the Western Writers of America. Eighteen Spur Awards in 17 categories will be handed out June 25 in Bismarck, N.D., during the annual convention of the WWA, an organization of more than 600 writers of fiction and nonfiction about the American West.

LAS VEGAS, April 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NAB 2011 -- MeshTV- a subsidiary of ATCi (Antenna Technology Communications Inc.) - announced its updated service that runs multiple dedicated live stream content that can be formatted for mobile devices while providing comprehensive monetization and in-depth user analytics.

NEW YORK, April 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Celebrity icons from television, film and music joined TV Land tonight for the "TV Land Awards 2011," which, for the first time in the award show's nine-year history, was held in New York.

WASHINGTON, April 11, 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, APRIL 11: FIRST SCIENCE FICTION MAGAZINE Profile America -- Monday, April 11th.

LAS VEGAS, April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon is unveiling new "content-to-consumer" delivery capabilities at the NAB Show to help entertainment and media companies satisfy and capitalize on consumers' growing appetite for live and on-demand, personalized video content on their smartphones, tablets and other devices.

Word of the Day
  • To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
  • To express in too many words: sometimes used reflexively.
  • The leading idea or a repeated phrase, as of a song or ballad; the refrain; burden.
The word 'overword' comes from over- +‎ word.