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2009-07-12 23:01:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Brightcove Inc., the leading online video platform, today announced that Fox Latin American Channels has chosen to build its online VOD service on the Brightcove platform. Brightcove is enabling Fox Latin American Channels to deliver more than 800 hours of premium, advertising-supported, long-form video content in Spanish and Portuguese from some of the network's most popular shows through its Mundo Fox portal (http://www.mundofox.com and...

2009-07-06 13:09:00

LOS ANGELES, July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Arent Fox LLP today announced noted sports attorney Maidie E. Oliveau, 55, has joined the firm as counsel in its Los Angeles office, adding a West Coast presence to the firm's renowned sports practice. Arent Fox's sports law practice is already highly experienced, serving as counsel on a variety of matters to various professional teams, including the National Basketball Association's Washington Wizards, Charlotte Bobcats and New Jersey Nets; Major League...

2009-07-01 07:00:00

KIRKLAND, Wash. and NEW YORK, July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- 1Cast, the revolutionary broadcast platform that delivers up-to-the-minute news video across the web and to select smart devices, and FOX Business Network (FBN) today announced that FBN will provide daily business clips to consumers via the 1Cast service. FBN is a financial news channel delivering real-time information across all platforms that impact both Main Street and Wall Street to more than 45 million households in the U.S. With the...

2009-06-11 07:30:00

Hitviews "webstars" help FOX Broadcasting Company reach millions of online-video viewers, demonstrating the power of branded entertainment online. NEW YORK, June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Hitviews, the leading entertainment marketplace of online-video stars, was selected by FOX Broadcasting Company to help introduce two of its new primetime series, "Fringe" and "Lie to Me," during the 2008-09 broadcast season. As part of FOX's broader marketing and promotional efforts to launch the shows,...

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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...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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