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2014-07-10 16:23:36

ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK LANDS 12 NOMINATIONS, INCLUDING OUTSTANDING COMEDY SERIES, AND MAD MEN EARNS SEVENTH CONSECUTIVE NOD FOR OUTSTANDING DRAMA SERIES SANTA MONICA, Calif., and VANCOUVER, British Columbia, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LIONSGATE's ® (NYSE: LGF) acclaimed series ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK, MAD MEN and NURSE JACKIE earned a total of 23 Emmy® nominations today, including a seventh consecutive Outstanding Drama Series nomination for four-time Emmy® winner MAD MEN...

2011-07-14 14:19:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif. and VANCOUVER, British Columbia, July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- LIONSGATE's ® (NYSE: LGF) acclaimed AMC drama MAD MEN and hit Showtime comedy NURSE JACKIE earned a total of 21 Emmy® nominations today. The tally includes a fourth consecutive drama series nomination for MAD MEN, which has taken home the top prize for the past three years, and a second consecutive comedy nomination for four-time Emmy® winner Edie...

2011-03-31 20:28:00

NEW YORK, March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AMC and Lionsgate today announced the return of the iconic series "Mad Men" for seasons five and six with series creator Matthew Weiner back on board as showrunner. Concurrently, it was announced that Weiner has signed a new long-term deal with Lionsgate, extending into a possible seventh season. The announcements were made by Charlie Collier, president of AMC, and Kevin Beggs, president of Lionsgate Television Group. When AMC debuted "Mad Men"...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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