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2008-09-15 18:00:23

Original Productions, the company behind Discovery Channel's top hit "The Deadliest Catch", was awarded the Creative Arts Emmy(R) for Outstanding Cinematography For Nonfiction Programming. The awards were presented Saturday, September 13, at the NOKIA Theatre. Original Productions' President Thom Beers praised his production team as heroes who make his unique brand of programming possible. "It's awesome that the Television Academy honored the show with this award," said Beers. "We film...

2008-08-01 15:00:35

American viewers plug in to American workers doing dangerous American jobs. Standing atop this luxury apartment building overlooking the Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles, it's easy to see why someone would want to make a reality TV show here _ in 2004. There was a time when viewers couldn't get enough of watching contestants sit around penthouse cribs whining about each other. But that's changed. Audiences want action now. They want danger. They have what Thom Beers, the hottest...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'