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2009-12-08 08:00:00

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Cash4Gold (www.Cash4Gold.com), the world's #1 gold buyer direct from consumers, has announced that MC Hammer has a financial interest in the business and will be joined by Goldie in its next UK television spot. The company, which has used technology to transform the practice of buying and selling gold, has serviced more than 900,000 satisfied customers in the U.S., UK, Canada, Germany, Spain and the Netherlands. Three-time Grammy Award-winner...

2008-08-23 09:00:35

By Stephen McGinty THE sofa has been shunted into the removal van and the Ali G costume packed in a trunk. Richard and Judy, the golden couple of daytime TV, yesterday bade farewell to terrestrial television. No longer will those viewers still restricted to a choice of five channels be able to enjoy the mangled sentences of Richard Madeley and the embarrassed looks of his wife, Judy Finnigan. Instead, they will have to upgrade their service and track them down on UKTV's digital service....

2008-07-08 03:00:14

By Donnelly, Alison UKTV will follow up last year's successful rebrand of its UKTV G2 channel as Dave with a complete refresh of its remaining portfolio and the creation of an additional channel. The broadcaster, which is a joint venture between BBC and Virgin Media, plans to drop the UKTV prefix from the channel branding of its factual and lifestyle services, UKTV History, UKTV Documentaries, UKTV Style, UKTV People, UKTV Food and UKTV Gardens as part of the rebrand. The additional...

2008-06-27 06:02:35

By Donnelly, Alison UKTV is hoping to replicate the success of its male-focused Dave TV channel by relaunching UKTV Gold this summer as a female- oriented station. The broadcaster has already lined up Richard and Judy to host the anchor show on the channel, which has yet to be named. It is also talking to media agencies. The relaunch forms part of a broader strategy by the broadcaster, which is owned by BBC Worldwide and Virgin Media. It also plans to overhaul a number of its other...

Word of the Day
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'