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2014-09-29 08:27:39

Twenty Year Industry Vet Joins Multi-Platform Network to Execute Strategies Across Both Digital and Traditional Distribution Platforms NEW YORK, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- REVOLT Senior Vice President of Content Distribution & Marketing James Brown announced today the hire of Berto Guzman as Vice President of Content Distribution (West Coast) to help achieve the network's distribution efforts. Guzman, an industry veteran with more than twenty years experience in distribution,...

2014-09-22 23:06:44

Sony, Verizon FiOS, Samsung, LG and Amazon lead the pack while HTC, DirecTV, Netflix and Comcast lag in their advertising efforts Warrington, PA (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 Phoenix Marketing International, one of the top consultative research companies in the U.S., today revealed details from the company’s new Wireless & Digital Home Ecosystem Audit. The full audit analyzes the television, desktop, laptop, tablet, TV content, home phone, Internet, wireless and mobile handset markets...

2014-09-19 12:24:04

The Minority Cellular Partners Coalition provides first-hand accounts questioning the business practices of the wireless giant WASHINGTON, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than ninety former business partners of AT&T joined together to demand that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) deny AT&T's application to acquire DirecTV. On behalf of these individuals, the Minority Cellular Partners Coalition filed official comments with the FCC in opposition to the...

2014-09-17 12:24:46

SPECIAL ANNIVERSARY CONCERT TO BE FILMED LIVE AS AN EPISODE OF AWARD-WINNING TELEVISION SHOW GUITAR CENTER SESSIONS LOS ANGELES, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Guitar Center has announced that Grammy Award-winning rock band LINKIN PARK will be performing in Los Angeles, CA at The Wiltern on Friday, October 24(th) in celebration of the retailers 50(th) Anniversary. Fans can visit guiarcenter.com/linkinpark to enter for their chance to win a VIP trip for two to Los Angeles, CA,...

2014-09-09 12:26:21

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On the heels of signing a 5-year output agreement, DIRECTV and HeckArt Studios have selected supernatural thriller ALTERGEIST from writer/director Tedi Sarafian (Terminator 3, Tank Girl) to be first up under the deal. The film will world premiere October 9(th) on DIRECTV, where it will run exclusively until November 5(th), immediately ahead of a platform theatrical release. Shot on location at Korbel Champagne Cellars, ALTERGEIST follows a...

2014-09-08 20:22:47

LONDON, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Video Services on Connected TV Market 2014-2018https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2355575/Global-Video-Services-on-Connected-TV-Market-2014-2018.html About Video Services on Connected TVVideo services on connected TVs are provided by various websites that distribute online content provided by content developers. These services enable users to order content online, without downloading...

2014-09-03 12:25:28

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HeckArt Studios embraces new and emerging distribution models, signing a 5-year output agreement with DIRECTV. HeckArt Studios will world premiere select films on DIRECTV that will run exclusively on the platform weeks before being released in theatres. HeckArt Studios will leverage the buzz generated during DIRECTV's exclusive window to launch a movie onto other platforms, including a theatrical run, a strategy that flips the traditional...

2014-08-28 23:15:47

With the 2014 season opener just a week away, several top brands have aligned with iconic NFL personalities to deliver perfectly timed ad campaigns to connect with their consumers. New York, New York (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 The research team at CelebExperts, a leading consulting firm for securing celebrity talent, has compiled a list of the Top 5 Celebrity Ad Campaigns that came to fruition during the month of August. A successful celebrity ad campaign for any company often hinges on the...

2014-07-31 12:26:45

GUITAR CENTER 50TH ANNIVERSARY CONCERT SERIES KICKS OFF SEPTEMBER 23RD PRESENTED BY GIBSON AND EPIPHONE LOS ANGELES, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Guitar Center is proud to announce Slash Featuring Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators Live from the Sunset Strip presented by Gibson and Epiphone. The iconic guitarist is set to take over thee of Hollywood's most legendary venues, including The Troubadour, The Whisky and The Roxy in celebration of Guitar Center's 50(th)...

2014-07-30 20:22:11

RALEIGH, N.C., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bulk TV & Internet (Bulk TV), a leading provider of television solutions to hotels nationwide announces their partnership with The Umstead Hotel and Spa to provide the DIRECTV Residential Experience (DRE) throughout the property's 123 guestrooms and 27 suites. This elite free-to-guest TV solution transforms the in-room entertainment experience by offering guests a full residential channel lineup with over 100 channels from DIRECTV....


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'