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2009-03-12 07:30:00

- At Least 20% of the Highest Rated Season Premieres were Viewed Three Days or More After Original Airing, Beyond Industry's 'C3' Ratings Window - - Commercials Aired During NFL Football Games were the Most Watched, Though None Cracked the Top 10 in Timeshifted Viewing - ALVISO, Calif., March 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- TiVo Inc. (Nasdaq: TIVO), the creator of and a leader in television services and advertising solutions for digital video recorders (DVRs), today reported that half of...

2009-02-13 13:04:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is from Betsy McCaughey, Ph.D., the author of the recent Bloomberg.com article, "Ruin Your Health With the Obama Stimulus Plan." If Keith Olbermann of MSNBC could defend the health provisions slipped into the stimulus bill on their merits, he wouldn't be resorting to personal attacks on me. Olbermann calls me a shill funded by the drug industry (2-12-2009). That's not true. I am not paid by the pharmaceutical industry or by the...

2009-01-19 13:19:00

VITAC to caption massive TV coverage CANONSBURG, Pa., Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- On January 20th America will be watching the Inauguration of Barack Obama as the 44th President of the United States. While many will descend upon our nation's capital, most will follow the events via an unprecedented scope of broadcast television coverage. VITAC is proud to be part of this historic event, providing realtime closed captioning to millions of viewers across 24 national networks and local stations....

2009-01-19 08:00:00

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- MobiTV will bring a historic event to mobile devices, airing President-elect Barack Obama's inauguration live on Tuesday, January 20 beginning at 6 a.m. ET. MobiTV's more than 5 million subscribers can tune in live to ABC News Now, CNBC, CSPAN, FOX News and MSNBC on their mobile devices to watch the swearing in of the 44th U.S. President and all surrounding coverage - even the Inaugural Ball. The breakdown of Inauguration Day coverage on...

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2009-01-12 21:00:00

President-elect Barack Obama's inauguration will be screened live in 27 U.S. theaters, MSNBC said Monday. The cable channel said it had reached a deal with Screenvision to put its coverage of the inauguration on 27 theaters in 21 markets, The Hollywood Reporter said. Admission will be free and tickets are being distributed at MSNBC.com. The programming will be presented from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. EST. The arrangement gives MSNBC an opportunity to reach an audience in movie theaters, and it...

2008-12-20 13:08:55

MSNBC President Phil Griffin says he hopes former Hardball host Chris Matthews will stay with the U.S. TV network to host the political series. Griffin said while Matthews has been rumored to be considering a possible U.S. Senate run in his native Pennsylvania, he is confident the political pundit will remain with Hardball, The Hollywood Reporter said Friday. I've talked to Chris. I think he's going to be here for a long time, Griffin said. I want him to be here for a long time. Neither...

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2008-12-16 15:58:14

Matt Lauer, Meredith Vieira, Al Roker and Ann Curry have signed on for 2008: Today Looks Back, A Holiday Special, NBC announced in New York Tuesday. The year-end, primetime program, featuring the anchors of the Today morning television show, is set to air Dec. 22 at 8 p.m., the network said. On the special, the four hosts will review the top five news stories, the top five moving moments and the top five people of the past year. The program will also highlight the most unforgettable...

2008-12-08 06:00:00

DALLAS, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- ABC Radio Networks announced today it has signed Joe Scarborough, the former U.S. Congressman and current host of MSNBC's Morning Joe, to its growing News/Talk portfolio. The Joe Scarborough Show will offer listeners thought-provoking commentary on the day's leading issues and will feature many of the same A-list guests his television audience has come to expect. Mika Brzezinski, who serves as co-host on Scarborough's morning television show, will fill the same...

2008-12-03 07:00:00

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- MobiTV, Inc., today announced its managed network for mobile television and radio has surpassed the five million subscriber mark. Available on more than 350 handsets across 20 carrier networks including AT&T, Sprint and Alltel in the U.S., MobiTV continues to shape the mobile TV market it introduced more than five years ago, including becoming the first to launch a vertically focused mobile media application, Mobi4Biz. "With the addition...

2008-11-30 10:12:40

MSNBC Hardball host Chris Matthews has been meeting with top Democrats regarding a possible run at the U.S. Senate, officials say. Pennsylvania Democratic Party Executive Director Mary Isenhour said she met with the 62-year-old Philadelphia native about a possible campaign for the Pennsylvania Senate seat, the Harrisburg (Pa.) Patriot-News said Saturday. But Isenhour said Matthews did not render a decision and was considering the pros and cons of running of a political career. He's got a lot...


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mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.