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2010-01-07 13:39:00

IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Fox Head, Inc., a leading Action Sports brand, today announced the appointment of Nick Adcock to its Board of Directors. "The expansion of Fox's Board of Directors ensures the company will continue to benefit from a diversity of skills, experience and opinions. As soon as he became available, we wanted Nick on our team because of our shared vision, his proven leadership skill, management experience and reputation as an independent thinker," says Pete...

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2010-01-01 12:00:00

Fox and Time Warner Cable tried on Friday to resolve a disagreement over fees after the contract was extended for a few hours, avoiding a threatened blackout of several stations from the cable provider, The Associated Press reported. The announcement was made after midnight on Thursday on the East Coast. However, at 9:30 a.m. EST Friday the companies were still negotiating, according to Scott Grogin, Fox senior vice president for communications. Many Time Warner subscribers sighed in...

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2009-12-29 14:10:00

Broadcast experts say the current television business model, which has allowed TV stations to broadcast news, sports and entertainment for free while making their money by showing commercials, may be coming to an end, The Associated Press reported. Industry analysts say cable TV and the Web have fractured the audience for free TV and siphoned its ad dollars, while the recession has squeezed advertising further, forcing broadcasters to accelerate their push for new revenue to pay for...

2009-12-14 06:10:00

PORTLAND, Ore., Dec. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rentrak Corporation (Nasdaq: RENT), a leader in multi-screen media measurement serving the entertainment and advertising industries, released the "Stickiness" Index for the week of November 30 through December 6, 2009. The "Stickiness" Index lists the top-25 "stickiest" 30-minute, 60-minute and 120-minute primetime programs based on proprietary information derived from Rentrak's TV Essentials service which tracks anonymous set-top-box...

2009-12-02 08:58:00

MIAMI, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The excitement continues to build as Fox Pan American Sports LLC announced today that international superstar and Billboard Latin Music Award winner Pitbull will headline the musical lineup at the seventh edition of Premios Fox Sports(TM). The show will be telecast live on December 10, 2009 from Hard Rock Live at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. "We're tremendously excited to welcome Pitbull to the Premios Fox Sports family," said Patrick Ilabaca,...

2009-11-24 19:34:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The cast of Fox's critically acclaimed new comedy Glee are ushering in the season with their own unique take on Wham's classic holiday heartbreaker "Last Christmas," available exclusively on iTunes today. Renowned for transforming pop music staples, and reminding a new generation of how great these songs are, Glee's "Last Christmas" is heartwarming and merry. In keeping with the spirit of the holidays, a portion of the proceeds from downloads of "Last...

2009-11-23 05:00:00

HUDSON, Colo., Nov. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Magnum D'Or Resources, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: MDOR), releases the Fox Business Network initial airing dates for the Environmental Clean Technology TV Series. This segment includes footage of Magnum's Magog (Quebec) Facility, Magnum's Hudson, Colorado Facility as well as exclusive footage of Ex-White House Chairman of climate change, Roger Ballentine with Magnum's CEO, Joseph Glusic. Magnum's 20min+ Environmental Clean Technology TV...

2009-11-11 11:25:00

NEW YORK Nov. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Glee's cultural stronghold continues to grow as the massively popular Fox comedy's first soundtrack soars to the top of album sales charts. Glee: The Music, Volume 1, which was released on November 3, has sold in excess of 113,000 units in its first week alone garnering an astounding #4 spot on the Billboard Top 200 Album Chart. Prior to this physical release the music from Glee was only available for purchase digitally where it sold over 2.5 million...

2009-11-10 08:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Current Media has launched back-to-back-to-back television comedies on its new hour-and-a-half Thursday Night Block Party premiering Nov. 12 at 10 p.m. ET/PT. Featuring three of Current's signature shows, the comedy block kicks off with "infoMania," the no-holds-barred take on the media; followed by its movie review show, "The Rotten Tomatoes Show on Current;" and ending with the much-anticipated season two premiere of the hit animated series,...

2009-10-29 09:30:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- In yet another sign that Glee has gone from smash comedy hit to cultural phenomenon, the cast's rendition of Journey's "Don't Stop Believin'" has just been certified Gold for digital sales in excess of 500,000 downloads, and to date, over two million Glee songs have been purchased online. Seven songs from Glee now occupy spots in the top 200 of iTunes Top Songs chart and Newsweek recently observed that the Fox series' "rabid online fanbase has given the...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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