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2009-10-07 08:40:00

SAN DIEGO, BASKING RIDGE, N.J., and LOS ANGELES, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- From CTIA WIRELESS I.T. & Entertainment 2009® in San Diego, Verizon Wireless, builder and operator of the nation's most reliable wireless voice and data network, and Capcom® Mobile in conjunction with Fox Mobile Entertainment today announced the release of the latest edition of the hit mobile game "ARE YOU SMARTER THAN A 5TH GRADER?(TM) 2010" for Verizon Wireless phones....

2009-09-24 14:27:02

Mark Burnett has been named executive producer of the 36th annual People's Choice Awards in Los Angeles, CBS announced Thursday. Burnett's producing credits include the reality TV shows Survivor, The Apprentice and Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader? Singer-actress Queen Latifah has signed on to return as People's Choice host for the fourth consecutive year, the network said. The show, in which fans honor their favorites in movies, music and television, is to be broadcast Jan. 6. I am so...

2008-12-22 08:00:00

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Dec. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Utilizing a newly launched consumer technology to broaden the casting reach of reality television, Studio One Media, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: SOMD) today announced a broad-based, multi-year agreement with Mark Burnett Productions to use Studio One's new MyStudio(TM) video recording studios to augment the casting of Mark Burnett TV shows. Mark Burnett Productions will also have the exclusive right to develop reality based TV shows with MyStudio...

2008-11-07 06:00:12

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Nov. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Innovative entertainment producers NO GOOD TV (http://www.ngtv.com/) and Mark Burnett Productions have entered into production partnership that covers multiple programming genres and media formats. Gene Simmons, Chairman of the Board for NO GOOD TV, and Richard Abramson, Board member and special consultant, brokered the deal. Mark Burnett Productions, headed by renowned television producer Mark Burnett, is the home of iconic series like...

2008-09-10 09:00:37

By Sara Rimer The Georgia state school superintendent, Kathy Cox, has won $1 million on the Fox game show "Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader?" and says that "the primary beneficiary of the money" would be two state schools for the deaf and one for the blind. "These kids, it's very hard for them sometimes to have the resources to participate in a lot of extracurricular activities and do a lot of the regular things elementary and high school kids do," Cox said in a telephone interview....

2008-09-07 18:00:18

Georgia schools Superintendent Kathy Cox says she will be donating all her winnings from the TV game show "Are You Smarter than a Fifth Grader?" The first $1 million winner in the game show's history said she will give the money to three schools as part of her ongoing attempt to improve education throughout the state, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported Sunday. The schools set to receive the game show funds are the Georgia Academy for the Blind, the Atlanta Area School for the Deaf...

Word of the Day
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.