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Man Discovers He's Actually A Woman Thanks To Kidney Stone
2012-05-26 06:14:56

A trip to the hospital to deal with a kidney stone wound up being a life-changing event for a Denver, Colorado man, who learned in the emergency room that he was actually a woman. That man, Steve Crecelius, was a photographer who had been married for 25 years and was the father of six children when an ultrasound revealed that he was actually female during that hospital visit five years ago, Ashley Jennings of ABC News and Rheana Murray of the New York Daily News reported this week....

2011-07-29 08:42:00

PARIS, July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Reed MIDEM has named Anne Sweeney, Disney/ABC Television Group (DATG) President and Disney Media Networks Co-chair, MIPCOM 2011 Personality of the Year, making her the first woman ever to receive the accolade. She will accept the award on Wednesday 5 October, during a gala dinner for industry executives. The 27th annual MIPCOM, the world's entertainment content market, will be held on 3-6 October 2011 at the Palais des Festivals, in Cannes, France....

2011-07-11 08:34:00

NEW YORK, July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NBC News and Interactive One announced a partnership this week that will form the premier African-American digital news alliance with the widest audience reach in the industry. This unprecedented partnership leverages complementary assets from NBC News' TheGrio.com and Interactive One's NewsOne.com to create an expanded platform for African-American journalism. Based on comScore measurement, the combined net audience of NewsOne and TheGrio was 2.1...

2010-12-08 07:30:00

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. and BURBANK, Calif., Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Netflix, Inc. (Nasdaq: NFLX) and Disney-ABC Television Group today announced a new licensing agreement between the two companies that will allow Netflix to stream hundreds of episodes from the ABC Television Network, Disney Channel and - for the first time - ABC Family over the Internet. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101014/SF81638LOGO) The agreement, brokered by Disney-ABC Domestic Television, will add...

2010-01-06 06:30:00

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- FLO TV Incorporated, a wholly owned subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated (Nasdaq: QCOM), is making it even easier in 2010 to stay in touch with your favorite athletes and teams. The award-winning live mobile TV service will deliver an expanded slate of sports programming offering more action than ever before, including college and professional basketball, baseball, hockey, soccer, tennis, college football and NASCAR. To celebrate all-things...

2009-12-08 06:30:00

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- FLO TV Incorporated, provider of the award-winning FLO TV(TM) live mobile TV service and a wholly owned subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated (Nasdaq: QCOM), has expanded its content distribution agreement with The Walt Disney Company to add content from the ABC Television Network and Disney Channel to its lineup, joining content already available on ESPN MobileTV. As part of the deal, FLO TV users will have access to some of the most popular...

2008-07-08 09:00:42

By BROOKS BARNES By Brooks Barnes The New York Times 'T HE SECRET LIFE of the American Teenager," a coming cable drama, opens with a 15-year-old getting pregnant at band camp. Subsequent scenes depict two teenagers, each asking adults for free condoms. And those are the nice kids. To rebuff an invitation to a church dance, the school's resident party girl wraps her arm around a boy and sneers, "My mom is out of town, so we're going over to my house to drink beer and have sex." She's...

2008-04-07 09:00:39

By Scott D. Pierce Deseret Morning News Rumors are running rampant that ABC is maneuvering to pick up not one but two sitcoms cast off by other networks. NBC canceled "Scrubs" last week. ABC is expected to pick up the show for an 18-episode final season, if it hasn't done so already. This was supposed to be the final season for the show, with 18 episodes scheduled to air on NBC. But the writers' strike got in the way of those plans. Only 12 episodes were produced; five remain to be...

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