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2011-08-24 08:00:00

Recovery drinks have become an ultra fast growing category in beverage sales, with major brands like Monster Rehab® and Vitamin Water® Revive recently entering the market targeted at âœcuring hangovers.â Sales are through the roof in some cases, growing upwards of 627% a year. This is the hottest beverage category right now, and as the national media begins to take notice, one such product GTOX® the Hangover Blocker is out to prove real...

2010-07-22 16:31:00

BILOXI, Miss., July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Jay Leno, America's late night leader for nearly two decades as host of the #1 rated "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," has announced he will perform a benefit for Mississippians impacted by the Gulf oil spill. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100618/MGMINTLOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100618/MGMINTLOGO) Stand Up for the Gulf Coast: A Special Evening with Jay Leno to Benefit the Gulf Coast Community Foundation will...

2010-06-08 10:00:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- On July 13th Xenon Pictures will release "The 1984 Los Angeles Comedy Competition with Host Jay Leno," the first stand up comedy special featuring Jay Leno with 25 minutes of never-before-seen footage of Leno's classic comedy club act that made him a star. From producer Leigh Savidge, one of the first to be "Lenoed" back in the '80s, this hilarious comedy DVD takes an "American Idol" approach to stand-up comedy with Jay Leno hosting a show that...

2010-03-08 06:40:00

FAIRFIELD, N.J., March 8 /PRNewswire/ -- UNICO National President Andre' DiMino today fired off a letter and email to returning Tonight Show host Jay Leno questioning his judgment for featuring the cast of the ethnic bashing, stereotyping show "Jersey Shore" on his show during his first week back. "As President of the largest Italian American service organization in America and as a proud first-generation Italian American, I am extremely disappointed and upset that upon your return to the...

2010-01-18 17:20:00

FLEMINGTON, N.J., Jan. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- A new media study among 806 late night talk show viewers revealed that 38% indicated that they would be less likely to watch Jay Leno's show if his time slot changes compared to 59% who reported that they would be less likely to watch Conan O'Brien's show if his time slot changes. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20071204/NYTU133LOGO ) The study was conducted during January 15-18 by HCD Research using its...

2009-09-24 08:50:00

CINCINNATI, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- With week one in the can, the general opinion of The Jay Leno Show depends on the source. Nearly 74 percent of viewers watching during debut week give it a grade of A or B. However critics and Twitter users have reacted negatively. The findings were published in the study "The People Have Spoken: Comparing Opinions on The Jay Leno Show Across Traditional Media, Social Media and Viewers" by Empower MediaMarketing. While Leno scored big in the ratings...

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2009-09-16 10:25:34

Monday's premiere telecast of The Jay Leno Show in Burbank, Calif., was watched by 17.7 million viewers overall, NBC announced. The first edition of the new primetime weeknight chat show featured interviews with Jerry Seinfeld and Kanye West, a musical performance by West, Jay-Z and Rihanna, and a video appearance by Oprah Winfrey. It's great to launch this innovative new show with such strong initial sampling, but we realize this is just one night and that we're going to build our business...

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2009-09-15 12:21:14

Jay Leno interviewed Kanye West and Jerry Seinfeld for the premiere of his U.S. primetime series The Jay Leno Show Monday night. West made headlines Sunday when he took the stage during the MTV Video Music Awards presentation, grabbed the microphone from Taylor Swift, who was giving an acceptance speech, and told the crowd Beyonce, not Swift, should have won the award. West had been scheduled to perform with Beyonce's husband Jay-Z and Rihanna on the first episode of Leno's new chat show...

2009-09-12 12:49:21

U.S. comedian Jay Leno says NBC executives originally planned for him to serve as host of The Tonight Show for a shorter time. Leno, who will premiere his new prime time TV series on NBC next week, said he was informed by NBC officials five years ago that they wanted to replace him with comedian Conan O'Brien within three years, The New York Times reported Saturday. Actually, they wanted me out in three years, said Leno, who departed the Tonight Show in May. I had to argue to get the other...

2009-09-10 08:00:00

FRANKLIN, Tenn., Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Your TV would have to be broken to not have seen the commercials for Jay Leno's return to NBC on Sept. 14. The celebrated comedian has a new show that airs every weeknight at 10 p.m. e/p. Timed with that debut, PowerBlock, The Magazine (www.powerblockmag.com) features a private tour of Leno's impressive garage with a special focus on the American Muscle Cars - this month's issue theme. The free digital magazine is easy to use and share, plus...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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