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2009-04-06 18:25:52

Fox News Channel has parted ways with its longtime entertainment columnist Roger Friedman, the U.S. cable operation announced Monday. EW.com said the move came after Friedman reviewed an unfinished copy of X-Men Origins: Wolverine that was leaked online last week. The film is being distributed by 20th Century Fox, which, like Fox News, is owned by News Corp. Fox News representatives and Roger Friedman met today and mutually agreed to part ways immediately, EW.com quoted Fox News as saying in...

2009-03-19 15:07:00

Focused on the Future: Top Cable and Network Execs Growing Business Relationships with Technology Leaders LOS ANGELES, March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Future of Television West (www.televisionconference.com/west) to be held at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel in Los Angeles on March 24-25, 2009, will feature many of today's most progressive, forward thinking companies representing the ever-evolving television and video industries. As the television industry struggles with how to adapt to the digital...

2009-03-12 07:30:00

- At Least 20% of the Highest Rated Season Premieres were Viewed Three Days or More After Original Airing, Beyond Industry's 'C3' Ratings Window - - Commercials Aired During NFL Football Games were the Most Watched, Though None Cracked the Top 10 in Timeshifted Viewing - ALVISO, Calif., March 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- TiVo Inc. (Nasdaq: TIVO), the creator of and a leader in television services and advertising solutions for digital video recorders (DVRs), today reported that half of...

2009-03-12 08:15:00

- Major Station Group Deal Provides Unprecedented Access to World's Number One Drift Series - LOS ANGELES, March 12 /PRNewswire/ -- D1GP USA (www.d1gp.com), the motorsports industry's premier drifting series, announced today it has finalized a deal with GPI Content Corporation and The FOX Television Station Group to air each of the D1GP USA Championship Points Series events in an estimated 45 million homes on FOX owned TV stations. Each event, slated as a one hour special, is anticipated to...

2009-02-14 12:39:15

A trailer for the upcoming U.S. movie X-Men Origins: Wolverine will be broadcast on the Fox network in three parts, 20th Century Fox says. The studio giant said it has plans to air a Wolverine trailer in three 60-second spots starting this weekend on the TV network of its sister company, the Fox Broadcasting Corp., People.com reported Thursday. The three-part trailer will appear on the network on three consecutive nights beginning Sunday when the first portion appears during Family Guy. The...

2009-02-11 07:00:00

Leading Dating Site Will Be Featured in Cross-Promotional Marketing Campaign for 'Battle of the Bods' SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- HOTorNOT.com, the leading rating and dating website, announces a marketing partnership with foxreality.com for Fox Reality Channel's late night original reality series, "Battle of the Bods." This unique show will premiere new episodes on Valentine's Day, Saturday, February 14 at 10p/9c on Fox Reality Channel. In "Battle of the Bods," hosted by British...

2009-02-04 12:14:00

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- TV Land announced today that film and television actress Vivica A. Fox will host the upcoming TV Land original series "The Cougar," a one-hour elimination dating series set to premiere in April on TV Land PRIME. Executive produced by Mike Fleiss ("The Bachelor") and Warner Horizon Television, "The Cougar" is an eight-episode series in which an accomplished, beautiful and sexy woman hunts for love from a pool of eligible younger men. "I'm so excited to be...

2009-01-28 11:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Generate (www.generatela.com), the cross-platform production and management company, has signed an exclusive multiyear television development and production deal with Twentieth Century Fox Television (TCFTV). The announcement was made today by Generate CEO, Jordan Levin, Pete Aronson, president of Generate Studios and Twentieth Century Fox Television Executive Vice President of Creative Affairs, Jennifer Nicholson-Salke at the annual National Association...

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2009-01-16 12:32:05

Warner Bros. and Twentieth Century Fox announced they settled their legal battle regarding rights to the already completed movie Watchmen. Warner Bros. and Twentieth Century Fox have resolved their dispute regarding the rights to the upcoming motion picture 'Watchmen' in a confidential settlement. Warner Bros. acknowledges that Fox acted in good faith in bringing its claims, which were asserted prior to the start of principal photography, Variety.com quoted the two studios said in a joint...

2008-12-09 18:16:56

Fox Sports has apologized after Minnesota Vikings tight end Visanthe Shiancoe was accidentally shown naked on television. Shiancoe could be seen in the background while a Fox cameraman recorded team owner Zygi Wilf presenting the ball from Sunday's game to coach Brad Childress' son Andrew, 19, who is joining the Marine Corps, the Minneapolis Star-Tribune reported Tuesday. The incident took place in the locker room after the game. It obviously was an oversight on our part and we apologize,...


Word of the Day
baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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