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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...

2009-09-04 07:00:00

RIDGELAND, Miss., Sept. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Cellular South, a leader in wireless solutions and innovation, today announced the television broadcast schedule for a 10-episode television reality series that will follow two rival high school coaching staffs throughout the 2009 season as part of the company's "Y'all vs. Us" integrated sports programming and customer engagement program this fall. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090904/CG70952) (Logo:...

2009-08-31 09:30:00

Channels Extend Their Pledge for the 2009-2010 Season To Fight Malaria with FC Barcelona and Malaria No More LOS ANGELES and NEW YORK, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tonight Fox Soccer Channel and Fox Sports en Espanol will announce their renewed partnership with FC Barcelona and Malaria No More to end malaria deaths through the Every Goal Saves A Life / Cada Gol Salva una Vida campaign during Fox Football Fone-In, Fox Soccer Channel's weekly call-in show beginning at 7 p.m. ET. In...

2009-08-31 04:00:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, Nov. 3, Columbia Records and Twentieth Century Fox Television will release "Glee: The Music, Volume 1," the first in a series of soundtracks that feature some of the music heard in the first season of the critically acclaimed series premiering Wednesday, Sept. 9 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. "Glee: The Music, Volume 1" will feature spectacular renditions of several chart-topping hits, including Queen's "Somebody to Love" and Neil Diamond's...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.