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2008-08-01 18:00:23

LAKE PLACID, N.Y., Aug. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Ice Capades(TM) makes its triumphant return to Lake Placid, NY on August 16th 2008. The all-new Ice Capades is a reinvention of a treasured brand, paying homage to the legendary troupe of Olympians, jugglers, clowns, comedians, barrel jumpers, and chorus girls -- plus many new surprises. JoJo Starbuck, two-time Olympian and three-time U.S. champion has signed on as Artistic Director for the new Ice Capades. Ice Capades(TM) has an amazing and...

2008-07-30 00:00:20

CHICAGO _ Bennigan's, which helped to invent the suburban tavern-themed dining craze more than 30 years ago, abruptly closed dozens of stores Tuesday and filed for bankruptcy, a casualty of a brutal economy that has wracked the restaurant industry. Bennigan's shuttered its roughly 150 company-owned stores, though its franchisee-owned outlets will remain open. The closed stores are likely to stay that way: Bennigan's and its sister chain Steak & Ale filed Chapter 7 bankruptcy, meaning...

2008-07-29 18:00:22

By Boston Herald Jul. 29--Bennigan's is down to a single restaurant in Massachusetts following a bankruptcy filing by its parent company. The company abruptly closed its Boston restaurant, an Irish-themed tavern located at 191 Stuart St. in the city's theater district, this morning. The Bennigan's in Peabody had closed several weeks ago, according to city officials there. That leaves a franchisee-owned Bennigan's in Lenox. An employee who answered the phone there said the Lenox...

2008-07-29 15:00:06

By Paul Walsh, Star Tribune, Minneapolis Jul. 29--Two Bennigan's restaurants and a Steak & Ale in the Twin Cities, serving customers for more than 20 years, were abruptly closed this morning as the parent company filed for bankruptcy and closed its outlets across the country. The franchise-owned Bennigan's in Coon Rapids is still open. Managers at the Steak & Ale in Bloomington and at the two corporate-owned Bennigan's in Bloomington and St. Louis Park got the word today....

2008-07-16 21:00:19

By Ted Cox The writers' strike is over, but viewers can't escape "American Gladiator" or the new winter edition of "Big Brother" just yet. The wheels of the entertainment industry turn slowly sometimes, and it's going to take TV shows a while to get going and back up to speed. Comedies like CBS' "How I Met Your Mother" figure to return more quickly than dramas like ABC's "Grey's Anatomy," and some shows may not return at all this season after the episodes that have already been shot air;...

2008-07-15 09:00:56

Utah's Fox Network affiliate, KSTU Fox 13, has changed ownership, following the completion Monday of a $1.1 billion, eight-station purchase agreement by Oak Hill Capital Partners. The private equity firm bought the eight Fox television stations from News Corp. The other stations are in Denver; St. Louis; Birmingham, Ala.; Kansas City, Mo.; Greensboro, N.C.; Milwaukee; and Cleveland. The Fox stations will be managed by senior executives of Local TV LLC, a television group that Oak Hill...

2008-07-12 06:00:22

By Eric Hrin, The Daily Review, Towanda, Pa. Jul. 12--CANTON -- A dispute over a formerly dilapidated property in Canton has been resolved, Canton Borough Administrator Amy Seeley has reported. "It was done to the borough's satisfaction," Seeley said of the action taken on the WIP property in the borough. Earlier this year, the owners had filed an appeal after Magisterial District Judge Jonathan Wilcox in Troy slapped the New Jersey company with an $110,000 fine and court costs for the...

2008-07-01 15:00:21

The Radio-Television News Directors Association (RTNDA) announced today that KARE 11 News has been given the National Edward R. Murrow Award for Spot News. KARE 11 has been chosen for the annual award based on a compilation of reports broadcast during the immediate aftermath of the I-35W bridge collapse last August. "It's a wonderful honor and recognition of the tremendous amount of tough, consistent and sensitive work the entire staff put in to make this possible," said Tom Lindner, Vice...

2007-03-07 18:00:28

KARE 11 has announced plans to debut a new afternoon show that will air weekdays at 4 p.m. The show will be hosted by KARE 11 anchor Diana Pierce. The program will be broadcast on television and simultaneously streamed live on kare11.com. "It's time to do a show online," said KARE 11 president and general manager John Remes. "We know that KARE 11 viewers also turn to the Web for news and entertainment. Our job is to meet them where they want with the information they want," he added, "and...

2007-01-30 09:04:13

NEW YORK, Jan. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- ClipSyndicate(SM), the B2B source for premier video syndication, announced today an agreement with FOX Television Stations group to syndicate its news content to thousands of vertical Web sites in the ClipSyndicate Video Syndication Network. FOX Television Stations will provide ClipSyndicate's network of Web site editors and bloggers the ability to publish video news content culled from the largest markets in the US. "We are excited to become a content...