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2010-05-19 09:32:00

COLUMBUS, Ga., May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- DRIFIRE, leading developer of comfortable flame resistant (FR) shirts and FR clothing, has donated its DRIFIRE Comfortable FR Wear t-shirts to the Run for the Heroes Memorial Day event. Run for the Heroes is a 260-mile run and relay across the state of Georgia from May 27 to May 31, and is open to all runners interested in supporting U.S. veterans. The run was started in 2009 by John Teeples, a House of Heroes volunteer, as a way to raise money and...

2010-05-13 13:38:00

REDMOND, Wash. and UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., May 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NBC and Microsoft Advertising announced today a unique, groundbreaking digital marketing collaboration designed to promote the NBC "More Colorful" fall 2010 program lineup. The collaboration will be executed through an extensive multi-screen advertising campaign that includes MSN, Xbox, Windows Mobile and Bing. The announcement was made by Adam Stotsky, president of entertainment marketing at NBC. (Logo:...

2010-05-07 12:11:00

NEW YORK, May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- When it comes to symphonic metal, no one has a pedigree like Finland cello-based quartet Apocalyptica. And this summer they'll demonstrate their abundant skills and dramatic performance flair during a run of North American shows to support their upcoming seventh album 7th Symphony. The tour launches May 21 in Nashville, Tennessee at the WBUZ Hootenanny and runs through July 17 with a headline show at the Buffalo Town Ballroom. 7th Symphony was produced...

2010-04-26 09:05:00

Beverage Leader Supports Public's Favorite Ideas to Refresh the World INDIANAPOLIS, April 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Phoenix-Wish For Our Heroes, a non-profit organization that grants wishes for active military, announced today that it is one of 10 causes to receive $50,000 in the Pepsi Refresh Project. Wish For Our Heroes finished 3rd among nearly 1,100 organizations competing in the $50,000 category. The Pepsi Refresh Project (www.refresheverything.com) is an online grant program...

2010-03-02 10:40:00

PARIS and NEW YORK, March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Nominees from 7 countries will compete for this year's International Digital Emmy® Awards, it was announced today by the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. The Emmys will be presented at a special ceremony hosted by film & television actress/producer Illeana Douglas on Monday, April 12, at MIPTV in Cannes. There are 13 nominees in 3 categories, Digital Program: Children & Young People; Digital...

2010-02-01 13:24:00

PARIS and NEW YORK, Feb. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Tim Kring, the creator and executive producer of the worldwide phenomenon Heroes, is set to receive the 2010 Pioneer Prize at the International Digital Emmy® Awards, which take place on Monday, April 12, during MIPTV. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100121/NY41837LOGO ) Heroes' multiplatform experience Heroes Evolutions, extended the show's storylines through mobile participation, games and graphic novels. In...

2009-10-12 08:00:00

BOSTON and UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- NBC and Liberty Mutual, the fifth largest property and casualty insurer in the U.S., recently asked several of the network's stars to answer the question - "What does personal responsibility mean to you?" Their answers will be shared via a series of one-minute film shorts and vignettes that will air during NBC's primetime programming from Monday, October 12 through Friday, October 16. Participating actors from the popular NBC...

2009-08-26 15:30:00

PARADISE ISLAND, Nassau, The Bahamas, Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Band From TV, the star-studded cover band created by Greg Grunberg (NBC's Heroes), showcases some of television's biggest names playing music for charity including James Denton (ABC's Desperate Housewives), Jesse Spencer (Fox's House), Adrian Pasdar (NBC's Heroes) and Bob Guiney (TLC's Date My House). Band From TV recently played their first ever international show on August 8, 2009 at the world famous Atlantis Resort and Casino...

2009-07-22 08:00:00

FRANKLIN, Tenn., July 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nissan (Nasdaq: NSANY) has partnered with NBC's Heroes television show at the 40(th) annual Comic-Con Convention, hosting a series of activities, sweepstakes and giveaways inspired by the all-new 2009 Nissan cube. Technology-savvy comic book and automotive fans will have the opportunity to experience the dramatic Nissan cube which will be featured inside an incredible, life-size Heroes-branded toy package, similar to how miniature die-cast...

2009-07-02 14:04:00

ATLANTA, July 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SouthernLINC Wireless, a Southern Company (NYSE: SO), announced today it has launched its fifth Southern Heroes promotion. From now through Aug. 31, 2009, go to www.southernheroes.com to nominate a small business, business professional or work team from Alabama, Florida, Georgia or Mississippi for a chance to be honored as a Southern Hero. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090507/CL13145LOGO ) Three eligible nominees that exemplify the...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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