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2011-08-18 08:00:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on the ABC hit show Wipeout and continuing the tradition of wickedly entertaining family fun, Activision Publishing, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) and ABC Entertainment Group announced today Wipeout 2, the latest release in the hit video game franchise coming this holiday season for the Nintendo DS(TM), Nintendo 3DS(TM), Wii(TM) from Nintendo, Kinect(TM) for Xbox 360®, and PlayStation®Move for...

2011-06-16 07:30:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Activision Publishing, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) and ABC Entertainment Group today announced that Wipeout: In The Zone is now available on Kinect(TM) for Xbox 360®. Just in time for the summer season of ABC's hit show, Wipeout: In The Zone brings the same hard-hitting fun into living rooms across America as only Kinect for Xbox 360 can. Wipeout: In The Zone offers brand new courses that are even more extreme than before....

2011-03-16 07:00:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Activision Publishing, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) and ABC Entertainment Group today announced that Wipeout In the Zone is coming this summer to Kinect(TM), controller-free games and entertainment, for Xbox 360®. Based on the ABC hit show Wipeout, Wipeout In the Zone will be the latest release in this hit video game franchise and will have players running, ducking, dodging and wiping out using Kinect for Xbox 360's full-motion...

2008-07-31 06:00:38

By Gary Levin It's no wipeout: Summer doldrums that normally afflict network TV are lifting this year, a possible side effect of high gas prices and the wilting economy. The Big 4 networks (and total TV viewing) are up slightly, reversing years of declines, even as basic cable continues to grow with more original series. ABC's Wipeout is the lone new broadcast hit, but top shows Hell's Kitchen and America's Got Talent have gained viewers, and NBC's picture is poised to brighten...

2008-07-14 12:00:39

The freak show called reality TV has always pushed its clowns to fall apart, whether they're would-be models pining for the affections of a washed-up rocker, hot-tempered roommates battling for the last dab of toothpaste or cold-hearted contestants willing to emotionally scar their loved ones for a shot at a bag of cash. That's no longer enough. Now we want blood. In ABC's new hit "Wipeout," borderline athletes get punched, ricocheted and knocked into muddy waters on obstacle courses...

2008-06-24 06:02:38

By Korina Lopez Nothing guarantees a laugh like watching people trip, slip and fall. At least that's what ABC is counting on with the reality competition Wipeout, premiering tonight (8 ET/PT). In each episode, 24 people of all shapes and sizes compete for $50,000 by running a course filled with obstacles designed to knock them into mud pits, spin them until they're dizzy and then knock them down again. "The time-honored tradition of watching people falling down is always funny," says...

2006-06-15 03:46:26

By Barry Garron LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - The most striking thing about NBC's "Treasure Hunters" is how much it looks and feels like CBS' "The Amazing Race," right down to its summertime premiere. For a reality show to bear so close a resemblance to another, you would almost swear you were watching Fox. "Hunters" also pilfers elements from the film "National Treasure." While it doesn't improve on either the series or the film, it does a good job of recognizing the...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'