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2010-12-06 06:12:00

MANCHESTER, England, December 6, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Coronation Street bookie Peter Barlow has been the subject of some big bets himself to be killed off in this week's tram disaster on the long-running soap opera. Betfred, the world's biggest independent bookmaker, have cut Barlow's odds to die when the tram crashes into the Kabin newsagent's shop to 10/3 from 10/1 following strong support. Molly Dobbs and Ashley Peacock are rated certainties to be among the anticipated cull...

2010-11-23 05:01:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Nov. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- MEN ALOUD, the award-winning, smash hit singing ensemble from the UK, are about to make their mark upon the shores of North America thanks to their first television special, "Men Aloud: Live From Wales" which has been chosen as the premiere Public Television pledge drive program to be aired nationally in November and December. Major market holiday airings beginning Thanksgiving and continuing through December include New York (WLIW), Los...

2010-11-18 11:15:00

LONDON, Nov. 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- 2entertain has announced the release of The Michael Parkinson Collection. The DVD will feature Parkinson's personal choice of the best moments from over 2000 interviews from the entire back catalogue of Parkinson. With a career spanning over 40 years, Michael Parkinson is the most successful and recognised interviewer in the country and one of the nation's favourite television personalities. For the first time ever BBC DVD offers The Michael Parkinson...

2010-11-17 05:58:00

LONDON, Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- 2entertain has announced the release of Outnumbered series three on DVD. Fresh from its success at the 2009 British Comedy Awards, including the top prize of Best Comedy, the semi-improvised family based sitcom Outnumbered returns for a third series. Written by Andy Hamilton and Guy Jenkins (creators of 'Drop the Dead Donkey') this critically acclaimed comedy puts three young children at the very centre of the story - and allows them to improvise....

2010-11-12 10:20:00

BUFFALO, N.Y., Nov. 12, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the got breakfast? Foundation presented its first-ever "Silent Hero Performance Award" to Buffalo Public Schools in New York in recognition of their achievement in implementing a successful Breakfast in the Classroom program. In addition, the Foundation also presented them with a grant for $5,000. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20091006/CG88097LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091006/CG88097LOGO) The award was...

2010-10-29 08:19:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- MEN ALOUD, the award-winning, smash hit singing ensemble from the UK, are about to make their mark upon the shores of North America thanks to their first television special, "MEN ALOUD: Live From Wales" which has been chosen as the premiere PBS pledge drive program to be aired nationally beginning November 26th. The group has achieved superstar status for several years in the UK having won the prestigious BBC1 top-rated show "Last Choir...

2010-09-27 15:31:00

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- On September 27, 2010, Judge Virginia A. Phillips of the United States District Court for the Central District of California awarded $50 million in prejudgment interest to Celador International, Ltd. in addition to damages of $269,431,798 awarded to Celador on July 7, 2010 by a jury in Riverside California. The Order issued after Disney stipulated formally to Celador's entitlement to $50,000,000 in prejudgment interest rather than leave it up Judge...

2010-07-30 05:00:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif:, July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- MEN ALOUD, the award-winning, multi-platinum singing ensemble from the UK, are about to make their mark upon the shores of North America thanks to their first performance special, "Men Aloud: Live From Wales" which has been chosen as the premiere Public Television pledge drive program to be aired nationally beginning August 1st. Winners of the BBC1 hit show "Last Choir Standing," the 20 immaculate young singers have taken the UK by storm...

2010-05-16 12:52:00

CANNES, France, May 16 /PRNewswire/ -- (http://www.myprgenie.com) -- Imagical Arts, at the Marche du Film 2010 at Festival de Cannes, announced today that it will be hosting two additional screenings of its latest production, "The Genius of Beauty". With an international cast and original musical score, "The Genius of Beauty" is an outrageous, zany comedy with lots of gorgeous women. Written by William Gentry and directed by Aarin Mehta, 'Genius' was filmed on location in Singapore,...

2010-03-11 07:00:00

NEW YORK, March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- With the Emmy® winning Planet Earth, the BBC and the Discovery Channel brought you the world like never before and set records as the #1 cable television event of 2007 and the #1 best-selling documentary on DVD of all time. This spring, the BBC takes natural history to a whole new level with the DVD and Blu-ray release of LIFE. More than four years in the making, filmed over 3000 days across every continent and habitat, with...


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  • To take pains; labor assiduously with little progress.
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