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2012-06-08 23:01:23

WEX TV launches their first two channels. WEX TV (http://www.wextv.com) is a leading online television station based in the United States and is now available around the world. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) June 08, 2012 WEX TV (http://www.wextv.com), a Division of WMX Group, Inc (SKGP:OTCBB), is pleased to announce the launch of their first two channels on their global television station, WEX TV News (Channel 1) and WEX Sports TV (Channel 2). They have also announced the highly anticipated...

2010-04-26 08:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The fourth season of Vanguard, Current TV's award-winning investigative documentary series, kicks off Wednesday, May 19th at 10 p.m. EDT / 7 p.m. PDT with "Captive in North Korea," a special 30-minute episode featuring Vanguard correspondent team Laura Ling and Euna Lee. While on assignment in China for Current TV in 2009, the two were captured in China by North Korean soldiers minutes after crossing into North Korea and making it back on Chinese...

2009-07-20 10:05:00

WASHINGTON, July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Although the official transition to all-digital full-power TV broadcasting is now behind us, LG Electronics continues to offer resources for consumers who have questions and concerns about the switchover to digital TV. LG's Zenith-brand converter box hotline received more than 20,000 calls in June alone, and the company has vowed to keep the hotline and its ConnectYourBox.com and ConecteSuConvertidor.com Web sites live through the end of the year. LG...

2008-10-05 15:00:12

By PATRICK MARLEY Madison -- The state's version of C-SPAN ran a nearly $900,000 deficit last fall, but the president of the WisconsinEye Public Affairs Network said he believed the channel would be in the black for the most recent fiscal year. A recent filing with the Internal Revenue Service shows the nonprofit cable broadcaster had an $882,621 deficit for the fiscal year that ended in September 2007. WisconsinEye President Chris Long said much of the deficit was caused by writing off...

2008-09-05 06:00:12

By Steve Bornfeld Up, down and 'round the remote: Spectacular story, that plane crash. Stations cut into regular programming for the right news last week, extended "team coverage" justified. But it's easy to eventually feel battered by breathless, relentless reporting, so it was a relief when KVBC-TV, Channel 3 veered away for NFL coverage as others plowed on. Beyond averting angry calls a pre-emption would've triggered, it was a reminder that sensational spot news - unlike an ongoing...

2008-08-02 03:00:17

By Judy Newman, The Wisconsin State Journal Aug. 2--A group representing public access TV channels says "no deal" to Charter Communications' plan to move the channels high up in digital territory. Charter has said that in order to free up bandwidth to add six high-definition channels to its Madison-area lineup, the public, education and government (PEG) channels will be shifted to digital channels numbered 978 and above. In exchange, the local cable TV provider offered to publicize the...

2008-07-26 15:00:28

By Frank Schultz, The Janesville Gazette, Wis. Jul. 26--JANESVILLE -- Charter Communications is postponing controversial plans to move its public-access channels into a digital service tier. Meanwhile, Sen. Judy Robson, D-Beloit, protested those plans on Friday in a complaint to the state's Bureau of Consumer Protection. Charter customers in Janesville recently received a brochure outlining the changes, which were to take effect Aug. 12. Charter spokesman Tim Vowell said the...

2008-07-22 15:00:45

By Daniel Connolly, The Commercial Appeal, Memphis, Tenn. Jul. 20--Tune your television to Channel 15 and you may wonder if you woke up in the wrong city. On a recent morning, commercials on the Spanish-language station urged Memphians to buy tickets for a rock concert at Arena Monterrey, go to the Zertuche furniture store for a half-price sale and buy two hamburgers at Burger King for just 49 pesos. The ads are meant for residents of Monterrey, a city in northern Mexico....

2008-07-19 12:00:30

By Judy Newman, The Wisconsin State Journal Jul. 19--Charter Communications will add six high-definition channels to its Madison-area lineup Aug. 20, including Fox Sports Net (FSN), whose FSN Wisconsin will carry at least 12 Milwaukee Brewers games in the super-sharp viewing mode. But along with those additions, the cable TV provider will move the government, education and public access channels way up the dial, and not everyone is happy about that. In addition to FSN Wisconsin,...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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