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2010-06-08 07:30:00

LOS ANGELES, June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- MovieTickets.com, the worldwide leader in advance movie ticketing, announced a multi-year agreement to exclusively provide online movie ticketing for IMDb. In connection with the agreement, West World Media will be the exclusive provider of movie showtimes on IMDb. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100430/MOVIETICKETSLOGO ) Under the terms of the agreement, ticket buyers searching for movies and movie showtimes on IMDb.com are now able to...

2010-04-29 07:30:00

LOS ANGELES, April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- MovieTickets.com, the worldwide leader in advance movie ticketing, unveils its newest in-theater commercial starring Holly Madison this month. Titled On the Run, the spot follows the reality TV star throughout her hectic schedule that takes her across the famed Las Vegas Strip. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20010622/MTLOGO ) Offering an insider's view into Madison's personal life, the commercial reveals her busy schedule, which...

2010-04-15 08:00:00

NEW YORK, April 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Board of Directors of Viacom Inc. (NYSE: VIA and VIA.B) announced today it has entered into a new employment agreement with Viacom President and Chief Executive Officer Philippe Dauman. Mr. Dauman will also continue to serve as a member of the Viacom Board. Mr. Dauman was named President and CEO of Viacom in September 2006. The new contract extends the term of his employment by five years through December 2016. His previous agreement...

2010-04-07 11:00:00

LOS ANGELES, April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- bpg, a full-service, award-winning creative advertising agency for the entertainment industry, was honored with seven Mobius Awards in this year's competition. Established in 1971, Mobius Awards is the oldest, independent, international advertising awards competition, honoring the year's most creative campaigns in the advertising industry. bpg was honored with the Best of Show Award in Cinema/In-flight, First Place and the Kodak Cinematography Award...

2009-02-28 14:44:52

The U.S. media group National Amusements says it has reached an agreement allowing it to restructure $1.6 billion in debt. The company, owned by Sumner Redstone and his daughter Shari, and its lenders have reached an initial deal to allow the company to pay back the debt through operations cash flow, the sale of holdings and tax refunds, The Hollywood Reporter said Friday. The agreement also sets 2010 as the new maturity date for the National Amusements debt and forces the media group to...

2009-01-14 06:30:00

National Amusements' Rising Star Media Expands IMAX Network in Russia IMAX's Digital Projection System Continues to Drive Expansion in European Markets TORONTO, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - IMAX Corporation (NASDAQ: IMAX; TSX: IMX) and Rising Star Media, a joint venture between National Amusements, Inc. and Soquel Ventures, today announced an agreement to install an IMAX(R) theatre at Rising Star's KinoStar City multiplex at Mega Belyadacha regional mall in Moscow, Russia....

2008-12-11 07:30:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MovieTickets.com, the world's most powerful Internet movie ticketing service, has been selected by Clear Channel Radio as its exclusive online movie ticketing partner. The deal allows Clear Channel Radio to offer MovieTickets.com online ticketing services across its vast network of radio station web sites. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20010622/MTLOGO ) Ticket buyers who search for movies and show times at Clear Channel...

2008-10-29 09:00:20

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Nine months in advance of its box office debut, "Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince" is already casting a spell over moviegoers, according to a just-released poll from MovieTickets.com. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20010622/MTLOGO ) In a survey conducted between Aug. 8 and Oct. 5, nearly 4,000 movie fans who had just purchased tickets at MovieTickets.com weighed in with their picks for the "most anticipated" films over the next 12...

2008-10-13 09:00:30

National Amusements Inc. (NAI), the company controlled by Sumner Redstone that holds his controlling interest in Viacom (NYSE: VIA and VIA.B) and CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS.A and CBS), announced today that NAIRI, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of NAI, has sold a total combined value of $233 million of stock of Viacom and CBS. This concludes NAI's previously announced sale program and NAI and NAIRI do not intend to sell any additional shares. The sales consisted of 7 million shares of Viacom...

2008-10-13 09:00:30

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- MovieTickets.com (http://www.movietickets.com/), the world's most powerful Internet movie-ticketing service, expanded its exhibitor program by signing an exclusive online ticketing agreement with New Orleans-based Southern Theatres L.L.C., which became the 25th new exhibitor to join MovieTickets.com in 2008. MovieTickets.com currently boasts 135 participating theater chains. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070917/CLM019LOGO ) Under the...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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