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2011-04-07 06:40:00

SAN FRANCISCO, April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- iWin, Inc., a leading casual and social games creator, distributor and publisher, and Endemol USA, a global leader in entertainment and digital programming, today announced their partnership to bring the hit TV game shows Deal or No Deal and 1 vs. 100 to the Facebook platform starting later this spring. As part of the agreement, iWin will also develop PC versions of both games for release this fall. "We've enjoyed tremendous growth over the past...

2010-09-07 14:30:00

LONDON and LOS ANGELES, Sept. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Endemol, a world leader in entertainment programming, today announced that the stars of international comedy hit Hot in Cleveland will be appearing in Cannes for Mipcom 2010. Leading ladies, Valerie Bertinelli ('One Day at a Time'), Jane Leeves ('Frasier') and Wendie Malick ('Just Shoot Me') will be in Cannes representing the show, which since its launch to record audiences in the U.S. this June has become an international hit,...

2010-06-22 11:18:00

LONDON and LOS ANGELES, June 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Endemol, a world leader in entertainment programming, today announced it has acquired distribution rights outside of the U.S. to Hot in Cleveland, the highly anticipated new original half hour sitcom produced by MTV Networks Entertainment Group for TV Land. Hot in Cleveland's premiere episode was the highest rated and most watched show the entire day on American cable achieving an audience of nearly 5 million viewers. Hot in...

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2009-09-17 20:39:33

Former America's Funniest Home Videos host Bob Saget is returning to the show as a guest co-host for an episode to tape next month, ABC announced. Saget will appear alongside current host Tom Bergeron in the episode, which will look back at the show's most hilarious moments in its two decades on the air. The special is to be broadcast in November. Saget was the show's host from 1989 to 1997. America's Funniest Home Videos is the longest-running prime time show in ABC history. In its 20...

2009-02-04 15:01:49

Bob Saget and Cynthia Stevenson have signed on to star in a new half-hour comedy series called Surviving Suburbia, ABC announced Wednesday. The show, which is scheduled to premiere April 6, will follow Steve and Anne Patterson, a seemingly normal couple who have been married for 20 years, have two children and live in a cookie cutter house in the idyllic suburbs, ABC said in a release. But Steve maintains a rather cynical point of view on family, friends, neighbors, society -- pretty much...

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2008-07-15 12:00:00

LOS ANGELES -- As video games become the dominant entertainment category, Microsoft wants to be the life of every party. The company is equipping its nearly 3-year-old Xbox 360 console with a major software update, content partnerships and a raft of new games that defy the stereotype of the bleary-eyed teenage gamer blasting away in a darkened basement. During a 90-minute media blitz here Monday, Microsoft and video-game company executives described Xbox 360 entertainment options,...

2008-07-14 15:00:34

LOS ANGELES, July 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- As Xbox 360 readies for the next wave of audience expansion, Microsoft Corp. today announced a new Xbox experience that will reinvent home entertainment from the inside out, changing the way we play games, watch movies and TV shows, and even become contestants in game shows. It all begins this fall with a bold new look and feel that is fun, social and simple to use. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20000822/MSFTLOGO) The...

2008-06-27 12:02:44

Stand-up comedian and television personality Bob Saget is to be roasted in a new special to be taped in Los Angeles, Comedy Central has announced. The show is to air Aug. 17 on the network. Bob Saget is one of the true nice guys. I've apologized to him in advance for what this evening holds in store for him, Comedy Central's Elizabeth Porter said in a statement Thursday. Saget is best known for his starring role as Danny Tanner on the classic sit-com Full House and for his eight-year...

2006-08-07 23:48:48

By Nellie Andreeva LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Actor-comedian Bob Saget has signed a deal to host NBC's game show "1 Versus 100," his first such gig since his successful seven-year turn at the helm of ABC's "America's Funniest Home Videos." Based on a popular international format, "1 Versus 100" is a trivia contest pitting one player against a group of 100 people for a chance to win a multimillion-dollar cash prize. The show is eyed as a companion to NBC's hot game show "Deal...


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conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin