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2011-07-22 10:00:00

SAN DIEGO, July 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Adam West, the voice of the eccentric "Adam West, Mayor of Quahog," on the groundbreaking and Emmy WHO: Award-winning animated TV series, Family Guy A special Family Guy Online poster signing and fan meet & greet to commemorate the launch of Family Guy Online, a free-to-play, browser-based, 3D...

2009-06-03 11:30:00

SAN FRANCISCO, June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Delivery Agent, Inc., the leader in shopping-enabled entertainment for television shows, motion pictures, sports and music videos, today announced it signed a deal with Twentieth Century Fox Licensing & Merchandising (Fox Licensing). Under the terms of the deal, Delivery Agent will work with Fox's top-rated programming to create highly interactive commerce environments that engage consumers and products in order to further monetize Fox's...

2005-09-22 05:08:41

LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Move over, "A Current Affair," here comes Geraldo Rivera. The syndicated newsmagazine, which debuted in March on the Fox-owned stations, is being scrapped come October to make way for "Geraldo at Large," a live half-hour news program hosted by Fox News' Rivera, the shows' distributor Twentieth Television said Wednesday. "A Current Affair," a revival of the newsmagazine that aired in syndication from 1988-96, hasn't "resonated with audiences in the...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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