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2010-04-22 12:23:00

LAS VEGAS, April 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Vantage Companies ("AVCS" or the "Company" // (Pink Sheets: AVCS) // www.americanvantage.com), today announced that Susan Feniger, a chef and equity partner in the Border Grill Las Vegas restaurant ("Border Grill") will compete in Bravo's "Top Chef Masters" which began on April 7, 2010. The Company holds a 49% equity interest in Border Grill which is located at the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino (owned by MGM/Mirage) in Las Vegas,...

2010-04-20 08:03:00

LOS ANGELES, April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Live Earth, organizer of the Dow Live Earth Run for Water, and Bravo today announced a one-hour special offering audiences an inside look at the global event and its mission to help solve the world water crisis, which will air on Friday, April 23 at 7 p.m. (ET/PT) on Bravo. Through discussions with impassioned advocate Pete Wentz and water crisis expert Alexandra Cousteau; discovery of solutions being implemented by NGO partners all over the world;...

2010-04-07 14:32:00

SANTA FE SPRINGS, Calif., April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Bravo Sports Corporation, a world leader in the recreational and sporting goods markets, is proud to announce that longtime Global Bravo Sports Chief Executive Officer, Leonardo Pais, is now leading the company domestically as well as globally. In addition to continuing the company's commitment to creating the best products for the best value in the world, Pais will now also take on additional day-to-day responsibilities within Bravo...

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2010-02-05 13:25:00

On Thursday, executives from Comcast Corp. and NBC Universal were challenged by Congressional Democrats to show that the cable TV operator's plan to take control of the entertainment company would not hurt consumers and rivals. The Associated Press reported that members of House and Senate subcommittees said they were concerned the transaction could lead to competitive harms like higher cable TV rates and fewer shows. "The issue before us really boils down to the seven C's," said Rep....

2010-02-03 09:05:00

BOSTON, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Rue La La, a leader in online private sale shopping gears up for the season finale of Bravo's latest fashion creative competition series "Launch My Line" as the exclusive retailer of the winning designer's collection. In the season finale, airing tonight, February 3, 2010 at 9 p.m. ET/PT, the remaining three contestants will show their full collections and a winner will be announced. Immediately following at 10 p.m. ET, Rue La La will open its "Launch My...

2009-12-09 10:15:00

BOSTON, Dec. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Rue La La, a recognized leader in the online private sale space, announces that it has formed a strategic partnership with Bravo. Through the partnership Rue La La will serve as the exclusive retailer for the new fashion creative competition series "Launch My Line," which airs Wednesdays at 10 p.m. ET/PT. This is the first integrated broadcast partnership for Rue La La and first private sale, ecommerce partnership for Bravo. The winning designer of the...

2009-11-17 07:00:00

ATLANTA and NEW YORK, Nov. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Media, the advertising services division of Cox Communications, Inc., and NBC Universal announced today that they recently launched a dynamic advertising trial. The trial is designed to test the value of inserting different advertisements into the same On DEMAND programs, allowing viewers to experience relevant ads regardless of when they watch. Cox Media and NBC Universal are working closely with a large advertiser and the trial includes...

2009-11-05 22:02:00

ATLANTA, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Bravo's The Real Housewives of Atlanta offered up a second season filled with cat fights, back stabbing, sparring matches with a party planner and social events that topped the list of Atlanta's socialites, with fans asking who is behind the making of these spectacular events: Glenn Bean of VIPDistinct. Everyone remembers the fashion disaster of season one, where co-star Sheree Whitfield's debut fashion show turned into a viewing of sketches and left the...

2009-08-18 05:00:00

CHESAPEAKE, Va., Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Communications continues to expand its high definition programming with the launch of seven new HD channels in the Greater Hampton Roads region on August 20. Also, on August 27 in York County, Cox will launch an additional 24 high definition channels. With these additions, Cox's HD channel offerings total 67 of the most requested high definition channels available. The channels to be launched on August 20 throughout the region are as...

2009-07-14 14:19:00

NEW YORK, July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- NBC Universal communications executive Hilary Smith has been promoted to the newly created position of Senior Vice President, Communications, NBC Universal Women and Lifestyle Entertainment Networks from her previous role as Vice President, NBC Universal Corporate Communications. The announcement was made today by Lauren Zalaznick, President of NBC Universal's Women and Lifestyle Entertainment Networks, to whom Smith will report. For the last year and a...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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