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2009-06-09 20:58:49

The U.S. cable television network TBS is in talks with Twentieth Century Fox about picking up the recently canceled NBC comedy series My Name is Earl. Variety.com reported TBS, which already airs Earl reruns, may order another 13-episode season of the show if negotiations with Fox go well. The show, starring Jason Lee as a ne'er-do-well trying to make amends after he embraces the theory of karma, ran for four seasons on NBC. Representatives for Fox and TBS declined to comment on the story,...

2009-06-06 09:00:39

Fox Interactive Media has abandoned plans to occupy 420,000 square feet of office space in Los Angeles County, officials say. A year after making real estate news by announcing plans to anchor the splashy Horizon at Playa Vista development near Marina Del Rey, Calif., building owner Lincoln Property Co. confirmed to the Los Angeles Times that Fox is instead looking to sublet the space to other possible tenants. The digital media arm of Rupert Murdoch's News Corp., which owns and operates the...

2009-06-03 11:30:00

SAN FRANCISCO, June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Delivery Agent, Inc., the leader in shopping-enabled entertainment for television shows, motion pictures, sports and music videos, today announced it signed a deal with Twentieth Century Fox Licensing & Merchandising (Fox Licensing). Under the terms of the deal, Delivery Agent will work with Fox's top-rated programming to create highly interactive commerce environments that engage consumers and products in order to further monetize Fox's...

2009-05-21 06:00:00

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., May 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Today, DISH Network(R) launched FUEL TV, a television network dedicated to covering the lifestyle and culture of action sports, including skateboarding, snowboarding, surfing, BMX, freestyle motocross and wakeboarding. Located on DISH Network Ch. 155, FUEL TV is included in DISH Network's Classic Gold 250 programming package. FUEL TV is now available in nearly 30 million homes nationwide. "FUEL TV strengthens the wide variety of programming...

2009-05-18 11:55:38

Major League Baseball and Fox Sports said the start of this fall's World Series games would be moved up about 40 minutes. Last year's World Series games, which featured two Eastern time zone teams, ended on average about midnight EDT, leading to a call for earlier start times, MLB.com reported. Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig said World Series and American League Championship Series games on Fox would also begin earlier. Games that had begun about 8 p.m. EDT will have their first pitch...

2009-05-17 11:42:32

The Fox TV network says it has ordered two additional seasons of its popular U.S. crime drama Bones. While the U.S. network will officially announce its new TV line-up Monday, the Los Angeles Times reported Saturday that Fox has ordered two more full seasons. The drama, which recently concluded its fourth season, follows a forensic anthropology team that helps an FBI agent solve homicides. The series stars Emily Deschanel and David Boreanaz. The Times said the network's Bones order comes...

2009-05-15 10:13:00

Proprietary Metrics System Evaluates TV Program Values Across Three Tiers - Audience Delivery, Involvement and Advocacy Media Buying and Strategy Agency Finds American Idol Still King of All Media; Comedies, Politics, Sci-Fi Gain Mojo NEW YORK, May 15 /PRNewswire/ -- As the TV industry reacts to a seismic shift in people's viewing behavior ahead of next week's broadcast Upfronts, media buying and strategy agency Optimedia US (www.optimedia-us.com) today released Content Power Ratings 2.0,...

2009-05-13 09:49:00

NEWBURGH, N.Y., May 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mount Saint Mary College will hold its 46th annual commencement ceremony at 1 p.m., May 16, outdoors under a tent on Kaplan Field. Fr. Kevin E. Mackin, Mount president, will recognize 510 bachelor's degree candidates and 245 master's degree candidates. Jack Abernethy, CEO of FOX Television Stations, which includes the FOX Television Stations group and Twentieth Television, will deliver the commencement address. The Mount will confer the...

2009-05-11 12:54:00

Leading Women's Destination Named 'Favorite' and 'Most Trusted' Channel Among Women for Ninth Consecutive Year; Lifetime Voted Most 'Empowering' Women's Network for Seventh Straight Year LOS ANGELES, May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Lifetime Television, the highest-rated women's network, has once again ranked as the leading television brand in an annual national survey measuring women's perceptions of cable and broadcast networks. The Network beat all other networks in three key categories of the...

2009-05-07 07:55:00

LOS ANGELES, May 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rentrak Retail and Home Video Essentials, business units of Rentrak Corporation (Nasdaq: RENT), today announced the Top 10 DVD sales and rentals for the prior week based on estimated consumer spending. According to the company's proprietary tracking services, the top ten selling DVDs and the top ten most rented motion pictures, per data collected for the week ending May 3, 2009 include: Rentrak Top 10 Selling DVDs* RANK TITLE...