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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...

2009-10-26 06:00:00

PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 26 /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 October 12 through October 18, 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...

2009-10-13 17:00:00

REDMOND, Wash. and LOS ANGELES, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Today, Microsoft Corp. and FOX One announced an ambitious, unique marketing collaboration that will showcase the best of Windows 7, the newest version of Microsoft's operating system that will be available in market on Oct. 22. The cornerstone of the effort is the exclusive Windows 7 sponsorship of an upcoming television event devoted to the comedy of Seth MacFarlane, creator of "Family Guy," "American Dad" and "The...

2009-09-29 13:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- VIZIO, America's #1 LCD HDTV company, is once again challenging the status quo of traditional media buying by serving as executive producer for a new show on Fox Sports Net called VIZIO'S PROFILES, hosted by Laura Okmin. The show represents VIZIO's commitment to develop and own branded content across traditional broadcast and online media. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090929/LA83227LOGO) (Logo:...

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2009-09-22 10:20:28

Fox says it has ordered a full season of the high school-set U.S. comedy series Glee. It's fantastic to be the first show picked up (this season) and that this underdog series, like its characters, will get the chance to keep singing. There are so many more stories to tell, series creator Ryan Murphy said in a statement to The Los Angeles Times Monday. Fox President of Entertainment Kevin Reilly called the response to Glee remarkable. I've seen all 13 episodes and ... they've knocked our...

2009-09-21 08:00:00

SEATTLE, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The newest FOX comedy from Seth MacFarlane, featuring Family Guy(TM) funny guy Cleveland Brown, is set to bring even more animated amusement to mobile phones across North America. Airborne Mobile, a leading full-service mobile media company, today announced its agreement with Fox Mobile Entertainment to develop and distribute mobile personalization content based on The Cleveland Show, premiering September 27th. Airborne Mobile currently creates and...

2009-09-15 08:00:00

PRINCETON, N.J., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment and JAGTAG, the only 2D barcode solution that does not require consumers to download an application and the only mobile medium to successfully deliver optimized multimedia to standard phones and smartphones, today announced the launch of the first viable Twitter integration from a 2D barcode tied to the Blu-ray/ DVD launch of X-Men Origins: Wolverine. The Twitter integration allows consumers to tweet with 2D...

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2009-09-04 12:40:00

On Thursday night, Fox ventured into new territory by adding tweets to a rerun of its "Fringe" program. The move represents the network's attempt at capitalizing from the broad popularity being enjoyed by the microblogging site. Throughout the entirety of the rerun, Fox ran tweets written by executive producers Jeff Pinkner (JPFringe) and J.H. Wyman (JWFringe), and cast members Peter Bishop (peterbishop2) and John Noble (labdad1) along the bottom portion of the screen, according to the...


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