Latest Harry Potter Stories

2011-05-26 08:45:00

NEW YORK, May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Scholastic, the global children's publishing, education and media company, today announced lists of the 10 most influential books selected by adults and children on the company's online book community, YouAreWhatYouRead.com.

2011-05-03 11:55:00

NEW YORK, May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The votes are in and movie fans have decided the final "2011 MTV Movie Awards" nominees.

2011-03-25 07:31:00

NEW YORK, March 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The magic of Harry Potter swoops into New York City early with a special "sneak peek" weekend for Harry Potter: The Exhibition at Discovery Times Square on Friday, April 1 through Sunday, April 3.

2011-03-10 07:00:00

NEW YORK, March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Harry Potter fans in New York City can rejoice, as they will soon have the chance to step inside the famous wizard's magical world with Harry Potter: The Exhibition, which opens at Discovery Times Square on April 5, 2011.

2011-02-17 12:39:00

LONDON, Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Play.com, the online entertainment retailer, has announced that it is seeing a record sales boost on DVDs that feature this year's big name BAFTA nominees, such as James Franco, Natalie Portman and Colin Firth.

2011-01-07 15:03:00

LONDON, January 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Estate of Adrian Jacobs, the deceased British children's author, regrets that its US breach of copyright action, brought in good faith against Scholastic INC in relation to Harry Potter in the USA has been summarily dismissed by a New York Judge. The Estate's US attorneys are presently analysing the judgment with a view to lodging an Appeal. The Trustee Paul Allen stated that "This US decision has no legal bearing upon the Estate's...

2011-01-06 18:20:00


2010-12-31 07:25:00

Bookseller Barnes & Noble said Thursday that its Nook e-reader is the biggest selling item in the company’s history, adding that it sold nearly 1 million e-books on Christmas Day alone.

2010-11-26 00:01:47

Holiday travel concerns, the new Harry Potter film and Black Friday dominate Thanksgiving chatter, according to SMS surveys conducted by Snackable Media's Predicto.com, America's largest premium mobile community. New York, NY (PRWEB) November 24, 2010 The Wednesday before Thanksgiving is the biggest travel day of the year.

2010-11-21 10:21:00

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 21, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Fandango, the nation's leading movie ticketing destination, announced today that it sold 17% of all tickets for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 1, which took in a projected domestic weekend box office of $125.1 million*.

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