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2010-07-20 13:30:00

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Jerry Leigh Apparel is proud to announce their partnership with actress and animal health and welfare advocate Betty White after obtaining an exclusive license in the apparel category to the actress' likeness. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100720/LA37828) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100720/LA37828) Jerry Leigh will offer Betty White apparel for guys and girls at all tiers of distribution. This limited edition...

2010-04-28 10:05:00

SAN FRANCISCO, April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Celebrate life through a Parisian show that is musically rich, culturally diverse, and will awaken your inner brilliance. The 90-minute performance of music, dance, and conversation will reconnect the audience with magical ways to return to their natural rhythms on July 9th, 2010. Magicians performing are Coach Betty, Yvette Summers, Fa7 and Inor Sotolongo, with special guests Stuart Charno and the Women of Soul. July 9th Show at...

2010-04-15 07:00:00

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Legendary actress Betty White ("Mary Tyler Moore Show," "The Golden Girls," "The Proposal") likes her hot dogs naked!--as in a delicious Pink's hot dog in a bun...with no toppings, no enhancements. In her honor, Miss White will be accorded an homage offered select notables, a hot dog in her name, to be unveiled at Universal CityWalk (www.CitywalkHollywood.com) on Monday, April 19, when the versatile entertainer helps open the first Pink's...

2010-03-16 11:58:00

NEW YORK, March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- TV Land announced today that it has signed Emmy® Award-winning and audience-adored actress Betty White to star in the highly-anticipated TV Land PRIME Original sitcom "Hot in Cleveland" scheduled to premiere in June. Betty White will take on the role of the snarky but lovable Elka Ostrovsky, property caretaker of the home that co-stars - Valerie Bertinelli, Jane Leeves and Wendie Malick - rent after their plane makes an emergency...

2009-07-26 14:40:41

Ugly Betty actress America Ferrara said at a Chicago appearance her fellow Latina women should take steps to limit their dropout rate. The 25-year-old actress used her college commencement speech for Kaplan University to decry the high school dropout rate among women in her culture, the Chicago Sun-Times said Sunday. The No. 1 demographic of high school dropouts are Latino women, Ferraro said Saturday at the Navy Pier event. I know there are economic factors for why young Latinos are so...

2009-07-22 11:41:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., and VANCOUVER, British Columbia, July 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In a significant move to bolster its programming and attract new viewers, TV Guide Network announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Disney-ABC Domestic Television to acquire the exclusive basic cable off-network rights to ABC Studios' Golden Globe(R) Award winning television series "Ugly Betty." It is TV Guide Network's first scripted series acquisition and part of a multi-tiered...

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2009-07-22 09:45:03

TV Guide Network announced Wednesday it has acquired the exclusive basic cable off-network rights to the U.S. television series Ugly Betty. TV Guide Network said it made the deal with Disney-ABC Domestic Television to bolster its programming and attract new viewers. Ugly Betty is the network's first scripted series acquisition. It is scheduled to start airing as a weekly strip on TV Guide Network in fall 2010. We are thrilled to be the exclusive cable and satellite home for a show as popular...

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2009-03-22 12:10:00

A museum director says the life of former first lady Betty Ford, who is the focus of a new TV documentary, has been full of great accomplishments. Elaine Didier, director of the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library and Museum, said the widow of the late U.S. President Gerald R. Ford has touched the lives of many people through her candid approach to dealing with her substance abuse and cancer, the Detroit Free Press reported Sunday. I hear people who come from all walks of life who talk about...

2008-09-24 15:00:25

A judge has set bail for an elderly Southern California man charged with trying to kill his wife and himself with car exhaust fumes. James Wheeler, 84, of Carpinteria had been held without bail since his arrest last week, the Los Angeles Times reported. While prosecutors in Santa Barbara County argued that Wheeler would be a danger to his neighbors and to emergency workers if he is freed, Superior Court Judge George Eskin disagreed. Wheeler's wife, Betty, 85, suffers from Alzheimer's...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'