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2011-03-10 13:46:00

KANSAS CITY, Mo., March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Citing solid sales from innovative products in its North America business and strong performance from its Crayola® subsidiary, Hallmark Cards, Inc. today announced worldwide consolidated net revenue of $4.1 billion for 2010, a 3 percent increase over the previous year. The privately held company's four operating businesses also experienced an increase in earnings over the prior year, a result of revenue gains, process...

2011-03-07 06:00:00

PORTLAND, Ore., March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Rentrak Corporation (Nasdaq: RENT), the leader in multi-screen media measurement serving the advertising, television and entertainment industries, today announced a TV Essentials contract with Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movie Channel. The unique reporting from Rentrak's TV Essentials service, which includes the company's proprietary "Stickiness Index," will allow the network to change the discussion in media negotiations from reach and...

2010-09-02 01:59:00

LONDON, September 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - UK Premiere Series ROOKIE BLUE Leads Line-up of Original First-Run Productions - Including SHATTERED and FACING KATE - on the New Look Channel - With Logo Universal Networks International has today announced the rebranding of Hallmark Channel in the UK to Universal Channel, launching its new look on Monday 18th October with the UK premiere of SHATTERED - an original series produced in partnership with E1 Entertainment. The...

2009-04-30 16:49:24

Kate and Gerry McCann's appearance on The Oprah Winfrey Show is to air in England, a day after its U.S. broadcast, NBC Universal Global Networks said. Diva TV, which transmits The Oprah Winfrey Show in the United Kingdom, said Thursday it will broadcast the British couple's first U.S. interview next Tuesday night. Viewers will see a digitally created photo that shows how Madeleine McCann might look today at age 6. The little girl disappeared in 2007 while on vacation with her family at a...

2009-02-24 15:30:00

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Hallmark Cards, Inc. announced today that it will discontinue publishing Hallmark Magazine with the February/March issue now on newsstands. The Hallmarkmagazine.com web site also will close. The decision was reached after a comprehensive analysis of the current business and trends facing the magazine publishing industry as a whole, said Donald J. Hall, Jr., Hallmark president and chief executive officer of the privately-held company. "Despite...

2008-10-10 12:00:19

Crown Media Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CRWN), owner and operator of Hallmark Channel, today announced that it will conduct a conference call on Thursday, November 6th, 2008 at 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time to discuss the financial results for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2008. Investors and interested parties may listen to the call via a live webcast accessible on the investor relations page of the Company's web site, www.hallmarkchannel.com, or by dialing (800) 688-0796 (Domestic) or...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.