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2012-05-03 06:25:22

NEW YORK, May 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Oscars® have Barbara Walters and "The Comedy Awards" have Zach Galifianakis. On Sunday, May 6, Comedy Central will host an evening of programming honoring great comedy and the people who make it, starting with the television premiere of "Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis," the pioneering, no-holds-barred Funny Or Die series. The special 30-minute "Between Two Ferns: A Fairytale of New York," hosted by Galifianakis and...

2012-03-20 14:20:28

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., March 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The world-renowned Muppets received a star on the Hollywood Walk ("Wocka Wocka") of Fame today from the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce in celebration of the release of Disney's "The Muppets" on Blu-ray(TM) Combo Pack and DVD. The celebration was emceed by Chamber President and CEO Leron Gubler, with special guest speakers Rich Ross, Chairman, The Walt Disney Studios and Lisa Henson, CEO, The Jim Henson Company. Several...

2011-11-18 17:50:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) announced that it will launch "Muppet Radio," a five-day limited run Thanksgiving week channel hosted by Kermit the Frog featuring new and classic Muppet music and an array of Muppets interacting with hosts from SiriusXM's talk/entertainment, music and sports channels. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101014/NY82093LOGO) "Muppet Radio" will launch November 23 at 12:01 am ET and air through November...

2011-11-18 06:00:00

BURBANK, Calif., Nov. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Kermit the Frog, Fozzie Bear, Miss Piggy and the whole Muppet gang are back and ready for their felt-frenzied close-up, as Walt Disney Records is set to release the soundtrack to Disney's "The Muppets," the brand new big-screen adventure starring Jason Segel, Amy Adams and the beloved Muppets. Featuring songs written by Bret McKenzie ("Flight of the Conchords"), updated versions of Muppet classics and familiar hits given the Muppet treatment,...

2011-06-27 15:06:00

BURBANK, Calif., June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- It just got a whole lot easier being green. Walt Disney Records is set to release Muppets: The Green Album, a musical tribute to the world's much-loved Muppets, featuring 12 fan favorite songs reinterpreted by today's hottest artists. Appearing on the album are bands such as OK Go, Weezer, The Fray, Alkaline Trio, My Morning Jacket, as well as solo artists like Andrew Bird, Matt Nathanson and Amy Lee. Muppets: The Green Album will be...

2011-05-23 11:08:00

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Queen Latifah, winner of Grammy, Golden Globe and SAG awards, has partnered with leading multichannel retailer HSN for the exclusive launch of the Queen Collection, her first-ever lifestyle brand. On August 27, Latifah will debut a unique collection of apparel, handbags and outerwear, and will introduce a hair extension line in September. The premiere will feature designs inspired by her personal style and design aesthetic. (Logo:...

2010-10-04 17:37:00

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Vision Entertainment Group, which recently announced its partnership with Suzanne DeLaurentiis Productions to produce "The Grief Tourist," has added Golden Globe-winning actress and Oscar nominee Melanie Griffith to its already impressive cast. Directed by Suri Krishnamma ("A Man of No Importance" and "New Years Day"), "The Grief Tourist" is currently in production for a release next year. "The Grief Tourist" centers on a disturbed and troubled man...

2010-08-03 07:00:00

CULVER CITY, Calif., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- In anticipation of the nationwide release of Columbia Pictures' The Other Guys, starring Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg, Ferrell and Wahlberg will attend "The Other Premiere" this Thursday, August 5, in St. Louis, MO at the Wehrenberg Chesterfield Galaxy, Chesterfield, MO. The film opens in theaters nationwide the next day, Friday, August 6. For nearly three weeks, moviegoers voted on Facebook to decide which city will host a red-carpet event...

2010-08-02 10:02:00

CULVER CITY, Calif., Aug. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- In anticipation of the nationwide release of Columbia Pictures' The Other Guys, starring Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg, in theaters this Friday, Ferrell and Wahlberg will announce the winning city of The Other Premiere promotion tonight on "Entertainment Tonight." For nearly three weeks, moviegoers have been voting on Facebook to decide which city will host a red-carpet event celebrating the film on Thursday, August 5. It's down to the final...

2010-08-02 09:19:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Funny Or Die (www.funnyordie.com) debuts a fresh new look. The new site continues in the "spirit" of Funny Or Die that fans have grown to love, and adds new content and features. The updated design gives fans more comedy, and more kinds of content including themed photo galleries, top 10 lists, and special guest blogs. The redesign also gives advertisers a larger presence on the homepage and more in-video opportunities across the site. "Our new...