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2010-10-29 15:55:00

LOS ANGELES and ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- DISH Network L.L.C., a subsidiary of DISH Network Corporation (Nasdaq: DISH) and Fox Networks, an operating unit of News Corporation (Nasdaq: NWS), today announced a wide-ranging distribution agreement to provide the third-largest video distributor in the United States with continued access to programming from Fox Broadcasting and Fox local television stations in major cities. The agreement also included carriage of FX, National...

2010-10-26 14:05:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- CBS placed first in viewers, adults 18-49 and adults 25-54 for the fifth consecutive week, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for the week ending Oct. 24, week five of the 2010-2011 television season. This marks the first time any network has won the opening five weeks of a season in all key ratings measures since 1997, and only the third time a network has accomplished this since the advent of people meters in 1987 (NBC did so in 1997...

2010-10-26 06:00:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Glee decks the halls and gets you in the holiday spirit early with the release of Glee: The Music, The Christmas Album, available Tuesday, November 16, 2010. The Glee cast sprinkle a little Christmas cheer with their dazzling renditions of such holiday classics as "We Need A Little Christmas," "O Holy Night," "Jingle Bells" and a very special Dr. Seuss inspired "You're A Mean One, Mr. Grinch" featuring Grammy Award winner k.d. lang (see full track listing...

2010-10-17 17:00:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The average cost of a 30-second ad in the Tuesday-night edition of "American Idol" is $467,000, making it the most expensive program on television for advertisers, according to a new poll of advertising costs released today by industry authority Advertising Age. NBC's "Sunday Night Football" is the most expensive program of the first half of the new TV season, with the average cost of a 30-second ad coming in at $415,000. Ad Age compiled data from six...

2010-10-11 12:00:00

Holding Sports Fans and other Viewers Hostage WASHINGTON, Oct. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Sports Fans Coalition today urged News Corporation's Fox to lift its current blackouts of regional sports networks across the nation and back off its threat to extend the blackout to Fox broadcast stations, depriving viewers of the NFL and World Series. "Fox has blindsided sports fans this month by taking its regional sports networks off of a pay-tv provider as a form of leverage in contract...

2010-10-08 16:38:00

ATLANTA, Oct. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gray Television, Inc. (NYSE: GTN and GTN.A) today announced that it will release its earnings results for the quarter ending September 30, 2010 on Monday, November 8, 2010. Earnings Conference Call Information Gray Television, Inc. will host a conference call to discuss its third quarter, 2010 operating results on Monday, November 8, 2010. The call will begin at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time. The live dial-in number is 1-888-297-0353 and the...

2010-10-06 14:40:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ --The partners of "Operation Community Cup" - Time Warner Cable Sports, Fox Soccer Plus and Fox Soccer Channel, U.S. Soccer Foundation, FC Harlem and the NYC Department of Environmental Protection - yesterday unveiled an improved and safer soccer field dedicated to FC Harlem, a non-profit youth development organization in Harlem. The field, located on 679 Riverside Drive at 145th Street, serves as the first year-round practice field dedicated to FC Harlem's...

2010-09-29 06:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- THE LOOK Founder & CEO Alan Mruvka announced today that veteran media and television executive, Ira Kurgan, has joined the Board of Advisors for THE LOOK, the newly launched celebrity, fashion, and beauty network - www.thelooktv.com. Other board members include film producers Barry Josephson and Cindy Cowan, retail expert Terri Monsour, webcam pioneer Brian Cury and E! Entertainment Television Co-founder Larry Namer. (Logo:...

2010-09-28 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Just in time for Halloween, Glee: The Music, The Rocky Horror Glee Show, hits stores on Tuesday October 19. Paying homage to Richard O'Brien's cult musical masterpiece, the Glee cast injects their distinctive style to such Rocky Horror Show classics as "Time Warp," "Damn it, Janet" and "Touch A Touch A Touch A Touch Me" (see below for full track listing). This special Rocky Horror Show themed episode airs Tuesday, October 26 at 8:00 pm et/pt on FOX....

2010-09-23 06:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Rentrak Corporation (Nasdaq: RENT), today announced the top ten DVD sales and rentals for the prior week based on estimated consumer spending. According to the company's Retail Essentials and Home Video Essentials tracking services, the top ten selling DVDs and the top ten most-rented motion pictures, per data collected for the week ending September 19, 2010 include: Rentrak Top 10 Selling DVDs* ----------------------------...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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