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2010-06-07 12:00:00

LOS ANGELES, June 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Starz Entertainment has acquired U.S. television rights to the next installment of the BBC's audience sensation "Torchwood," developed and produced by BBC Worldwide Productions. Starz will debut the 10-episode series exclusively in the U.S., and BBC One will debut it in the U.K., both in summer, 2011. This is a co-production between Starz, BBC Cymru Wales and BBC Worldwide, and BBC Worldwide will distribute the show outside the U.S. The deal was...

2010-06-01 05:00:00

LONDON, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- PAY ATTENTION, BOND FANS! RM Auctions announces the consignment of one of the most significant cultural icons of the 20th century - the 1964 Aston Martin DB5 James Bond movie car - to its annual 'Automobiles of London' event at the Battersea Evolution in London on 27th October, where it is available for sale for the first time in history and expected to achieve in excess of $5 million. The car is being offered by RM in association with Sotheby's, with whom...

2010-05-13 06:53:00

Bionic technology pioneer demonstrates significant technical and commercial expansion at the world's biggest prosthetics gathering Note to editors: Photographs from Touch Bionics in Leipzig available on request. Additional content and photographs available at: www.touchbionics.com LEIPZIG, Germany, May 13 /PRNewswire/ - Touch Bionics (www.touchbionics.com), developer of advanced upper-limb bionic technologies, yesterday began a four-day exhibition at the combined International Society for...

2010-04-19 14:45:00

LONDON, April 19, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- 007 producers, Michael G Wilson and Barbara Broccoli of EON Productions, today announced they have suspended development on the next James Bond film previously scheduled for release 2011/2012. "Due to the continuing uncertainty surrounding the future of MGM and the failure to close a sale of the studio, we have suspended development on BOND 23 indefinitely. We do not know when development will resume and do not have a date for the release of...

2010-01-20 07:30:00

ROCKFORD, Mich., Jan. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Wolverine World Wide, Inc. (NYSE: WWW) expects to release financial results for its fiscal 2009 fourth quarter and full year on Wednesday, February 3, 2010, before the market opens. The Company will host a conference call at 8:30 a.m. EST the same day, February 3, 2010, to discuss the fourth quarter and full year results, as well as current business trends. Participation in the question-and-answer session of the call will be limited to...

2010-01-14 05:00:00

ROCKFORD, Mich., Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Wolverine, the authentic work and rugged outdoor footwear and apparel brand, announced today the company has selected Hanson Dodge Creative (HDC), the country's leading active lifestyle agency based in Milwaukee, Wis., as its agency of record. After completing a comprehensive review process, Wolverine selected Hanson Dodge based on the agency's knowledge of the Wolverine brand and proven success in building robust, integrated branding programs that...

2009-07-20 11:28:24

A Torchwood miniseries, which picks up more than a year after the British TV show's second season ends, is to air in the United States, BBC America said. The five-part Torchwood: Children of Earth science-fiction miniseries is slated to run on consecutive nights, starting Monday. Show regulars John Barrowman, Eve Myles and Gareth David-Lloyd will reprise their respective alien-hunting roles of Captain Jack Harkness, Gwen Cooper and Ianto Jones in the latest Torchwood offering, which aired...

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2009-06-18 20:30:00

Tom Cruise and J.J. Abrams have signed on to co-produce Mission: Impossible IV for the American movie studio Paramount Pictures. The Hollywood Reporter said the latest installment in the action film series is targeted for a 2011 theatrical release. Cruise starred as hero Ethan Hunt in the first three big-screen blockbusters, the last of which was released in 2006. The entertainment industry trade newspaper said it was unclear whether Cruise will reprise his role or help Abrams rework the...

2009-06-07 12:39:48

Blondes may have more fun -- just not with fictional British superspy James Bond, who researchers found prefers dark-haired women for his romantic liaisons. Cleveland State University communications Professor Kimberly Neuendorf said by studying the 195 female characters in the first 20 James Bond films her research group also determined the fictional hero also tended to sleep with young and attractive women, The Sunday Telegraph reported. The research team analyzed the characteristics of the...

2009-06-01 01:02:00

U.S. Premieres of Torchwood: Children of Earth, Doctor Who: Planet of the Dead and Being Human to Air in HD NEW YORK, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- BBC Worldwide launches BBC AMERICA HD on July 20 with the high-definition simulcast of BBC AMERICA. BBC AMERICA HD kicks off with an extraordinary week of sci-fi U.S. premieres - the return of the channel's highest rated series, Torchwood, the latest Doctor Who special, Planet of the Dead, the BBC AMERICA co-production, Being Human and the thrilling...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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