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2014-08-28 20:22:13

One-Hour Special Marks the First Time Leno Hosts a Show Since 'The Tonight Show' ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CNBC - the fastest growing cable network among P18-49 and P25-54 in primetime* - will premiere "Jay Leno's Garage: The Ultimate Car Week" on Sunday, August 31 at 10PM ET/PT. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140828/141371 Based on his Emmy-winning web series "Jay Leno's Garage," this special takes viewers into the heart of Monterey Week,...

2014-08-27 20:22:35

Phoenicia Sport to Help Launch New Network HARTFORD, Conn., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BACK9NETWORK, the golf lifestyle multimedia network, announced today that it has retained industry pioneer Chris Lencheski to oversee the innovative new media organization's linear and digital sales initiatives. BACK9NETWORK launches nationally on DIRECTV, Sept. 29(th). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140827/140734 Lencheski will lead his Phoenicia Sport team, comprised of seasoned...

2014-08-27 16:27:46

Internet Essentials Kicks Off Back to School Season in Boston with Nationwide, Complimentary Six-Month Offer, Discounted Computers and Free Digital Literacy Training for Eligible Families BOSTON, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Steve Hackley, Senior Vice President of Comcast's Greater Boston Region was joined today by City of Boston Chief of Health and Human Services Felix Arroyo and Boston Celtics Rookie Marcus Smart to officially kick off Internet Essentials, Comcast's innovative broadband...

2014-08-27 12:34:56

In the news release, J.D. Power Reports: Despite the Improvement in Network Performance, Outages and Performance Issues Are Key Reasons for Businesses to Consider Switching Telephone Providers, issued 27-Aug-2014 by J.D. Power over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the fifth paragraph, first sentence, should read "large enterprise" rather than "small/medium business" as originally issued inadvertently. The complete, corrected release follows: J.D. Power Reports: Despite the...

2014-08-27 08:32:59

Cox and Verizon Rank Highest in Business Wireline Customer Satisfaction WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Even as the network outage performance gap diminishes among major providers in the telecommunications industry, one of the key reasons for businesses to consider switching from their current provider continues to be the need for more reliable network service, according to the J.D. Power 2014 U.S. Business Wireline Satisfaction Study(SM) released today....

2014-08-26 12:26:43

FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER, THE LARGEST COMPILATION OF BING CROSBY'S CLASSICS IN ONE TIMELESS DVD COLLECTION UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bing Crosby: The Silver Screen Collection presents the legendary performer in 24 of his most memorable films available November 11, 2014 from Universal Studios Home Entertainment. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140826/139516 Bing Crosby was a superstar of movies, music, radio and television during a spectacular career that...

2014-08-26 12:24:32

Warns of Merged Company's Dominance of Spot Cable Advertising Market, Harm to Cable Companies, Small Businesses and Consumers LEXINGTON, Ky., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Viamedia, the television industry's leading independent provider of outsourced local television advertising services on behalf of cable companies, yesterday submitted a filing to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) urging the Commission to mandate conditions on the proposed merger of Comcast Corporation and Time...

2014-08-26 08:28:31

WASHINGTON, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumer Watchdog has filed formal comments calling on the Federal Communications Commission to reject the proposed $45 billion merger of Comcast and Time Warner Cable because the deal "is not at all in the public interest." "The consolidation of the largest cable television providers would create a media juggernaut that would stifle completion and hurt consumers who would ultimately pay higher prices for even worse service," wrote...

2014-08-25 16:29:07

Deal Would Give Comcast Unprecedented Market Power & Lead To Higher Prices and Fewer Choices For Consumers WASHINGTON, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sixty-five organizations representing consumers, content producers, and social justice and democracy-reform advocates called on the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) today to reject the proposed merger between Comcast and Time Warner Cable. The FCC is currently reviewing the deal to determine whether it serves the...

2014-08-21 08:26:59

Expanded Awards Eligibility Yields Record Number Of Entries Increasing Recognition Of Ethnically And Culturally Diverse Marketing Achievements NEW YORK, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Association for Multi-ethnicity in Communications (NAMIC) today announced the winners of its Excellence in Multicultural Marketing Awards (EMMA). Presented in conjunction with the Annual NAMIC Conference, the awards competition recognizes outstanding marketing efforts designed to attract...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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