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2014-09-19 12:24:11

NEW YORK, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Al Jazeera America has not only rejected the claims in a complaint filed by the prior owners of Current TV, led by former Vice President Albert Gore, Jr. and Joel Hyatt, but has filed its own suit against the former owners. Al Jazeera America's suit is based on misrepresentations by Gore and Hyatt in connection with Al Jazeera America's acquisition of Current TV. Al Jazeera America rightfully seeks compensation from an escrow fund...

2011-03-31 09:02:00

ATLANTA, March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Current Media, whose cable TV network is distributed in 75 million households worldwide, has launched Argo's Medea Affiliate Management platform to manage their end-to-end affiliate sales process, including such areas as affiliate distribution, contract and contact management and subscriber and system history. Medea is the leader in affiliate management systems for cable television networks, with over 250 networks worldwide utilizing the software...

2010-05-17 13:45:00

SAN FRANCISCO, May 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Earlier today, Current TV accepted the 69th Annual George Foster Peabody Award for the Vanguard documentary series episode, "The OxyContin Express," at a ceremony in New York. The Peabody Award recognizes distinguished achievement and meritorious service by broadcasters, cable and webcasters, producing organizations, and individuals. Launched five years ago, Current TV has received some of the media industry's highest honors for journalism,...

2010-05-05 07:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Current Media today announced that it has appointed Matthew Frankel to the newly created position of Senior Vice President of Corporate Communications. Mr. Frankel will serve as the chief spokesperson and provide the company with a senior communications strategist to aggressively expand its global brand. He will also be charged with planning, developing and implementing the company's internal and external public relations, building expansive campaigns...

2010-05-04 07:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Current Media today named Courtney Menzel as Executive Vice President of Distribution. Ms. Menzel brings more than 20 years of media experience and will be based in Current's New York office. In this role, Courtney Menzel will be responsible for overseeing the network's affiliate sales and marketing initiatives for Current Media, as well as working to further expand the reach of Current's award-winning programming. She will report to Joanna Drake...

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...

2010-04-22 09:00:00

PLANO, Texas and SAN FRANCISCO, April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- SunChips, the popular line of multigrain snacks from PepsiCo's Frito-Lay division, and Current TV today announced "Little Steps" by Heather Kramer from Brooklyn, NY as the top ad from the 2010 SunChips and Current TV's VCAM platform, a unique program that challenged consumers to create videos that encourage positive change in the world while featuring the recently introduced compostable SunChips bag. "Little Steps," which was filmed...

2010-04-07 08:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Current TV has received both the 69th Annual Peabody Award and the 2010 Television Academy Honor for the "Vanguard" documentary series episode, "The OxyContin Express." The Peabody Award is given for excellence in electronic media and the Television Academy Honor recognizes achievements in programming that present issues of concern to our society in a compelling, emotional and insightful way. Along with these latest awards, Current TV's "Vanguard"...

2009-11-10 08:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Current Media has launched back-to-back-to-back television comedies on its new hour-and-a-half Thursday Night Block Party premiering Nov. 12 at 10 p.m. ET/PT. Featuring three of Current's signature shows, the comedy block kicks off with "infoMania," the no-holds-barred take on the media; followed by its movie review show, "The Rotten Tomatoes Show on Current;" and ending with the much-anticipated season two premiere of the hit animated series,...

2009-10-08 13:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Current Media's "Vanguard" returns for its third season of hard-hitting global investigations on Wednesday, Oct. 14 at 10 p.m. ET/PT. The new slate from the Emmy®-nominated original documentary series reveals the extraordinary stories behind some of the world's most important events. "We at Vanguard believe that journalists have the responsibility to shine a light in dark places," said Laura Ling, Vice President of Current...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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