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2011-02-28 13:54:00

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hot off their highly successful freshman seasons, SHOWTIME has ordered second seasons of SHAMELESS and EPISODES, it was announced today by David Nevins, President of Entertainment, Showtime Networks Inc. Starring William H. Macy and Emmy Rossum, the outrageous hour-long family drama SHAMELESS received a 12-episode order for its second season, while half-hour comedy series EPISODES, starring TV icon Matt LeBlanc as a fictional version of himself,...

2010-01-27 07:00:00

CALABASAS, Calif., Jan. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS) has announced its first Pioneer Award recipient, David Crane, one of the most successful designers of entertainment software. "The Pioneer Award recognizes contributions made by the original men and women whose efforts helped to create the interactive entertainment industry that we know today," said Joseph Olin, president, AIAS. "For most of these people, their work is done and they...

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2009-09-30 18:26:21

U.S. actor Matt LeBlanc, best known for his work on the sit-com Friends and its spinoff Joey, is set to star in a new comedy series, Showtime announced. The cable television network said it has ordered six installments of Episodes, a Showtime and BBC co-production described as a single-camera comedy-within-a-comedy about the television industry. The series was created by David Crane, who has worked on Friends and The Class, and Jeffrey Klarik, whose credits include The Class and Mad About...

2009-09-30 09:21:00

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- "Friends" star Matt LeBlanc and creators David Crane ("Friends," "The Class") and Jeffrey Klarik ("The Class," "Mad About You") have teamed up on a fresh new send-up of the television business entitled EPISODES, a single-camera comedy series about a British couple whose hit UK show is turned into a dumbed-down American sitcom starring LeBlanc (as himself), it was announced today by SHOWTIME President of Entertainment Robert Greenblatt. (Logo:...

2009-06-30 18:01:00

A Groundbreaking Television Event Will Bring Viewers on an International Hunt for an Accused Terrorist NEW YORK, June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- On Monday, July 20, join NBC News for a groundbreaking television event when it sets forth on an international hunt for an accused terrorist with "The Wanted" at 10 PM ET. "The Wanted" brings together an elite team with backgrounds in intelligence, unconventional warfare and investigative journalism. The show focuses on real operators, in search of real...

2008-12-03 17:33:00

NRG CEO Advocates Comprehensive Energy Strategy with Regional Focus; Former U.S. Secretary of State Albright Examines Impact of Sustainability on International Policy NEW YORK, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- At the second annual Platts Lecture, "Sense and Sustainability: What Strategies Will Really Work to Create a New Energy Future?" NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NRG) President and CEO David Crane and former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright tackled some of the most compelling issues...

2008-11-07 12:00:19

NEW YORK, Nov. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- At the second annual Platts Lecture, "Sense and Sustainability: What Strategies Will Really Work to Create a New Energy Future?" NRG Energy President and CEO David Crane is expected to call on the energy industry to smooth its transition to a low-carbon economy. The lecture will be held December 3 at Deutsche Bank headquarters in New York City in conjunction with the 10th annual Platts Global Energy Awards. Crane is an outspoken advocate of the need for...

2008-09-23 06:00:29

David Crane, President and Chief Executive Officer of NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NRG), will participate in a panel discussion at the Merrill Lynch Power & Gas Leaders Conference today at 7:45am eastern. Crane is scheduled to discuss current industry issues as part of the "Power Leaders Forum." Approximately one hour in advance, supporting materials will be available on the NRG website - www.nrgenergy.com - under "Investors." Interested investors can listen to the live audio webcast at...

2008-09-09 12:00:35

David Crane, President and Chief Executive Officer of NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NRG), will participate in a panel discussion at the Merrill Lynch Power & Gas Leaders Conference on Tuesday, September 23, 2008. Crane is scheduled to discuss the latest industry issues as part of the "Power Leaders Forum" to begin at 7:45am eastern. About NRG NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NRG), a Fortune 500 company, owns and operates one of the country's largest and most diverse power generation...


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