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2010-07-08 05:00:00

LOS ANGELES, July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- In 1982, Knight Rider stormed on to American television with Michael Knight and his talking vehicular sidekick, the Knight Industries Two Thousand, or 'KITT.' - if you prefer. NavTones(TM), the leading independent provider of celebrity and branded voices for GPS navigation systems, announces today the release of their exclusive KITT GPS Voice for Garmin nuvi portable navigation devices and the new Android-powered Garminfone from T-Mobile USA. As an...

2008-12-25 17:51:24

Eartha Kitt, the U.S. singer-actress who learned to pick cotton before the age of 8, died in New York with her daughter at her side, her publicist said. She was 81. Kitt was being treated for colon cancer, publicist Patty Freedman told CNN Thursday. Kitt said she got her unusual first name because she was born on a small farm in South Carolina during an abundant harvest. I was named Eartha to thank the earth for that fine crop, the tawny singer-actress said during an interview with UPI in...

2008-09-24 09:00:29

By Scott D. Pierce Deseret News This may very well come back to haunt Gary Scott Thompson when viewers get a look at "Knight Rider." "Gary really was given sort of carte blanche when we brought him on board -- to not be limited by what had been done in the two-hour movie," said executive producer Doug Liman. So, in other words, Thompson will get all the credit or all the blame for the new "Knight Rider," which premieres at 7 p.m. on NBC/ Ch. 5. And odds are he's not going to be showered...

2008-09-11 09:00:25

The HistoryMakers will recognize international legend Eartha Kitt on September 20, 2008 with a PBS television special titled, "An Evening with Eartha Kitt" to premier in February of 2009. The interview and performance will be video taped in front of a live audience at Northwestern University Law School's Thorne Auditorium in Chicago. The HistoryMakers, a national 501(c) 3 non-profit representing the largest African American archival collection in the world will feature Washington Week's...

2008-09-03 09:00:26

By BRENDAN McDAID DAVID Kitt will play The Nerve Centre, Magazine Street, Derry on Sunday, September 21. Having spent the last two years locked away in his home studio, David Kitt (above) is now putting the finishing touches to his sixth studio album Slacky Tidy. The album, featuring 10 brand new original songs, is scheduled for release at the end of the year. The last two years in studio have been Kitt's most productive, yielding about thirty other tracks - some of which are set for...

2006-05-09 00:41:38

By Gregg Goldstein NEW YORK (Hollywood Reporter) - The talking car K.I.T.T. is heading to the big screen in an adaptation of the hit 1980s TV series "Knight Rider." Series creator Glen A. Larson will write and executive produce the Weinstein Co. project, which he anticipates will begin production next year. The project had previously been in development at Sony-based Revolution Studios. Larson has bandied about the project for years. "A number of people wanted to do a pure comedic...

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