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2011-02-08 10:18:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Keith Olbermann, the acclaimed broadcaster and writer whose verbal pyrotechnics and moral passion have outraged, informed, and dazzled viewers of "Countdown With Keith Olbermann" for the past eight years, is bringing his slashing wit, analytical eye, and distinctive commentary to Current Media, the Emmy® and Peabody Award-winning TV and digital media company that was founded in 2005 by Al Gore and Joel Hyatt and is now distributed in...

2011-01-31 12:29:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Beloved Emmy® Award-winning television host Regis Philbin ("LIVE! with Regis and Kelly," "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire") will receive the Legend Award at The Ninth Annual "TV Land Awards" in New York City, it was announced today by Larry W. Jones, president, TV Land. The star-studded celebration will be held at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center on Sunday, April 10 and will premiere on TV Land on Sunday, April 17. The...

2011-01-18 09:26:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Regis Philbin announced today that he will be retiring from the very successful, long-running talk show "LIVE! with Regis and Kelly." Philbin made the announcement live on-air this morning during the Host Chat portion of the show. As Philbin stated to the viewers this morning, "This will be my last year on this show. It's been a long time, it's been 28 years since I've been here... There is a time that everything must come to an end..."...

2011-01-10 08:07:00

PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A new frontier is emerging. The next step in building global bridges in the interest of a better communication with the outside world is here. PrimeHangout.com, a subsidiary of ClinicTools, Inc., is pleased to announce the birth of the communication platform of the future - http://www.primehangout.com. "On PrimeHangout, we make it possible for you to build your own community, generate business leads, or search for interesting and exciting places...

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2010-12-20 10:30:00

Partnership will make available high-quality educational resources cost-free In an innovative partnership, NBC Learn and the National Science Foundation (NSF) are teaming up to bring science to life for students across the country. This collaboration between two of the nation's leading supporters of science in the classroom aims to further the understanding of science by providing engaging, high-quality educational resources to teachers cost-free. Partially funded by NSF, the joint projects...

2010-11-30 15:44:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Actress and advocate Mariska Hargitay, of NBC's "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit," will introduce and appear in a special screening of "Telling Amy's Story," a powerful documentary on domestic violence, on Tuesday (Dec. 7) at 7:30 p.m. at the AXA Equitable Center. Meredith Vieira, co-host of NBC's "Today" show, will serve as presenter. A question-and-answer session with leaders and advocates in the domestic violence awareness community will...

2010-11-16 12:31:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Adding to an already impressive list of former executive level journalists on their team, Ruder Finn today announced that Maryam Ayromlou has joined the agency's New York office as Senior Vice President. Ayromlou comes to Ruder Finn from CBS News/The Early Show, where she was the supervising producer, overseeing the planning of all interview-driven segments and garnering herself an Emmy nomination. Utilizing her broadcast journalism experience of...

2010-11-02 07:00:00

LONDON, November 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading British Concept Designer Philip Pauley's futuristic Halo Intersceptor car has vehicle attachments which turn it into an aeroplane, helicopter, and sea going motor cruiser! This same visionary has devised the Urban Tree Planter(TM) modular system for standardising urban tree installation and replacement by containing root growth virtually anywhere from the top of buildings to cruise liners and superyachts. (Photo:...

2010-10-15 11:00:00

BALTIMORE, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Retirement Living TV (RLTV), the only cable network dedicated to covering matters of concern for Boomers, retired and mature Americans and advocating on behalf of seniors, is launching Prime Votes, a series of programs designed specifically to address the issues of fundamental importance in the upcoming election. This November, choices will be made that will directly impact older adults. The outcomes will have long-term repercussions. As part of its...

2010-10-06 10:25:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- mono, the award-winning Minneapolis-based creative branding and advertising agency, today announces the new brand position, campaign and tagline for cable news giant MSNBC. The line, "Lean forward" is a simple, yet bold statement designed to impassion MSNBC's audience and urge them to engage with the issues of the day. The new campaign, based on a vision by MSNBC President Phil Griffin and the largest in the network's history, includes anthemic 60...