Entertainment News Archive - April 19, 2011

SINGAPORE and LOS ANGELES, April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Playcast Media, one of the world's leading cloud gaming providers, announced the commercial launch of its Games On Demand service in Singapore, with Singapore Telecommunications Limited (SingTel), Asia's leading multimedia solutions provider.

REDMOND, Wash., April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Desire to save money and the dramatic rise in the number of local deals providers has driven a 47 percent surge in the use of local deals compared with last year, according to a recent Bing/Impulse Research survey.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- VISTAKON®, Division of Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc., and makers of ACUVUE® Brand Contact Lenses, today announced the "ACUVUE® 1-DAY Contest," which will bring three lucky fans of singing star Charice a trip to Los Angeles to be featured in the music video for her new single, "One Day." To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/acuvue/49745/ (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110419/MM84444) Now through May 23, 2011, fans can enter the "ACUVUE® 1-DAY Contest" at www.facebook.com/ACUVUE for their chance to win one of the grand prizes, have their photos featured in Charice's video, or one of the prize packages (*see rules): Three (3) Grand Prizes: A trip for two to Los Angeles and $500 spending moneyFifty (50) First Prizes: Lucky fans will have their contest submission photos included in Charice's new upcoming music video "One Day"Thirty-five (35)

SHEFFIELD, England, April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ronnie O'Sullivan is in to 6/1 with the sponsors for the Betfred.com World Snooker Championship after racing 7-2 clear of Dominic Dale in their first-round match. The three-time former champion looked in fine form at Sheffield's Crucible Theatre

HYDERABAD, India, April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DQ Entertainment, the Global entertainment production and distribution company together with Al Jazeera Children's Channel ("JCCTV"), are pleased to announce the signing of multiple exclusive broadcast agreements with 22 Arabic states for the broadcasting rights of three iconic DQE animated productions - 'The Jungle Book', 'New Adventures of Lassie' and 'Mysteries and Feluda'. This five year agreement will provide JCCTV the exclusive broadcasting rights for three animated TV series worldwide in Arabic language only. The Jungle Book, (second series) 52 x 11 minutes in 3D HD, follows on from the successful first season which was remade with new storylines using modern digital technologies.

NEW YORK, April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Dukan Diet book now out in the USA has been touted as a better version of the Atkins Diet. What do the experts say about it? The British Dietetic Association (BDA) named the Dukan Diet one of the five worst diets of 2011.

DUBAI, UAE, April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Qatar has allocated US $12.4bn for accommodation to cater for the influx of international professionals drafted in to prepare the capital for the 2022 World Cup.

NEW YORK, April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Columbia Records/Nickelodeon will release Victorious, the first-ever soundtrack album from Nickelodeon's hit comedy starring Victoria Justice, on Tuesday, July 12.

LONDON, April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Now That's What I Call Music! is back with yet another compilation album full of 2011's greatest hits to date. This continuously popular series features a fabulous mix of today's most popular artists and a selection of the best chart topping tunes of the year.

ATLANTA, April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As the Official Hotel and Resort Partner of the PGA TOUR, Champions Tour and Nationwide Tour, IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) [LON:IHG, NYSE:IHG (ADRs)], the world's largest hotel group by number of rooms, announced today that its Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts brand will lead a "Room Nights for the Brave" charity campaign to support Birdies for the Brave, a TOUR-supported military outreach initiative developed to assist the brave men and women of the U.S.

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