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2014-08-28 12:26:04

Street-side Studio to Become New Home of ABC Network Affiliate 7 Action News at Noon Daily Broadcast DETROIT, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sixty-six years after WXYZ-TV Channel 7 flickered to life on TV sets across Southeast Michigan from its first Woodward Avenue studio in Detroit, the station is expanding its operations with a new, highly visible studio in the heart of downtown. The glass-enclosed, outward-facing studio will be located inside the ground-floor lobby of Chase Tower,...

2014-08-28 12:25:31

Industry Leaders from CBS, Facebook, YouTube, EA, NBCU, Twitter, Vimeo, Ubisoft, PBS, McCann, Digitas, Forbes, Pandora, AT&T, Spotify, Sony Music, Warner Bros., Viacom, News Corp and Time Warner Cable Among Featured Speakers and Participants NEW YORK, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Digital Media Wire, the leading conference producer for the digital media and entertainment industries, today announced the speaker line-up for its 2014 DMW Week NYC, which includes NY Games Conference...

2014-08-28 12:25:18

New family getaway serves up country music, southern cuisine and an inside look at the city that inspired the critically acclaimed ABC show Nashville BURBANK, Calif., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Adventures by Disney, a leader in guided group travel, has brought families together while touring exciting destinations on six continents since 2005. Now Adventures by Disney offers a new Nashville vacation, exploring the best of what Music City has to offer....

2014-08-28 12:25:08

Contest gives fans opportunity to submit photos of themselves, their crew or their equipment helping to build the community to appear in a second cut of the video and the chance to win concert tickets. RACINE, Wis., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Country music star Kip Moore debuted a new video today at CaseCE.com/OntheCase to the hard-working men and women of the construction industry. The song, "On the Case", is a personal homage to his fanbase and the hardworking people that have...

2014-08-28 08:33:21

Dress Normal celebrates individuality and authenticity of personal style NEW YORK, August 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gap, the iconic American clothing brand, today revealed a series of films that will air on TV, in cinema, in stores and online, created by Academy Award-nominated director David Fincher (The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, The Social Network, Fight Club and the much anticipated Gone Girl). The four new commercials - Kiss, Drive, Golf and Stairs - mark Gap's return to...

2014-08-28 08:26:42

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NEP's Screenworks has just completed supporting production of George Strait: The Cowboy Rides Away, a two-hour live television concert special, which will premiere on CMT this Friday. The concert was produced and directed by Screenworks President, Danny O'Bryen, with Screenworks' sister company, NEP's Denali group, providing production facilities, equipment and technical support. The concert set an indoor attendance record with 104,000...

2014-08-28 08:26:39

Campaign Expands On Care Of Women's Clothes In The Wash For The Perfect Fit To Feel And Look Great PARSIPPANY, N.J., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reckitt Benckiser, the maker of Woolite® laundry detergent, has announced Jeannie Mai, Style Expert and Fashion Guru, as the brand's latest spokesperson. Mai is appearing in national television and social media advertising, highlighting how Woolite® formulas help clothes stay the perfect fit, which boosts women's confidence by feeling...

2014-08-28 08:25:57

Her real-life story mirrored some of her darkest roles... LOS ANGELES, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Brittany Murphy Story, which shares the real-life story of the ambitious and talented actress - who rose to fame quickly, but succumbed much too young to the dark side of Hollywood - will make its worldwide premiere Saturday, Sept. 6, at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Lifetime. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140827/140788 Produced by MarVista Entertainment, The Brittany Murphy Story...

2014-08-28 08:25:53

DigiDialogue allows readers to become part of authoring process; interaction between author and reader becomes part of published eBook NEW YORK, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Take2 Publishing is proud to announce the launch of its first DigiDialogue ... a process and a product that results with a published eBook where the dialogue between the author and the audience becomes part of the final 'copy'. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140827/140698 Alex Sheremet presents...

2014-08-28 08:25:43

MCLEAN, Va., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) today named Ellen Crooke vice president of news for Gannett Broadcasting. Crooke transitions to the division's corporate team after serving as news director at WXIA-TV in Atlanta, GA and as regional news executive. Crooke will join Michael Valentine in leading news functions for Gannett Broadcasting's 46 stations. "Ellen is a passionate and innovative leader who is committed to reinventing local journalism in...


Latest Entertainment Culture Reference Libraries

Beast of Bray Road
2014-04-22 14:12:17

Beast of Bray Road The Beast of Bray Road is a cryptid roaming the area of Elkhorn, Wisconsin and from northern Illinois to Vancouver Island, Canada. It has been labeled as werewolf in local news articles but has never been observed transforming from human to a wolf. It has been described in various accounts as being bear-like, resembling Bigfoot and wolf-like and being able to walk on two legs. Its size varies from two to four feet tall when on all four legs, and around seven feet tall...

Chalmers Touring 1922
2014-02-21 10:51:47

Chalmers-Detroit was an automobile company formed in 1908 when Hugh Chalmers bought out the Thomas-Detroit company. It was renamed to Chalmers in 1911. During the 1910s the company thrived but the post-WWI recession of the 1920s caused the company to merge with the Maxwell Automobile Company. In 1923, Chalmers ended all vehicle production. The brand is owned by Chrysler. Chalmers were considered to be an expensive car for that era. The 30 Touring and the 30 Roadster both sold for $1,500...

Lloyd Alexander, 1959
2014-01-31 13:04:08

The North German Automobile and Engine company was founded in 1908 as a German brand of vehicle owned by Norddeutsche Lloyd, a shipping company. It was located in Bremen and the vehicles produced were branded with the Lloyd name. The first cars produced were license-built Krieger electric vehicles with a few petrol-powered vehicles as well. In 1914 they merged with Hansa and became Hansa-Lloyd Werke AG. Most of the vehicles produced had the Hansa name. The Hansa-Lloyd name was on...

Mothman
2013-11-27 10:34:33

The mothman is a legendary creature that was first reported with sightings from November 12, 1966 through December 15, 1967 in the Point Pleasant area of West Virginia. On November 16, 1966, the local newspaper published a report of two couples seeing the creature. It was described as a large white winged man with glowing red eyes. The wings had a ten-foot span and it followed their car as they drove outside of town, according to their report. Over the period from the initial sighting...

Merman
2013-11-27 10:02:14

The merman is a mythological creature said to inhabit the oceans of the world. There are many different adaptations of this creature, depending on which culture the myth comes from. The behavior of the merman varies with each culture. Some have been known to summon storms that sink ships and some are wise teachers. The merman is also said to attract female humans with their singing and melodies. The description of the merman also varies, but most include the upper body being of a man...

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