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2013-10-09 08:25:41

First-Ever Primetime Special - Chug Patrol: Ready to Rescue - Set to Kick Off Latest Season, Featuring New Characters, Locations and Even More Action-Packed Fun! LONDON, Oct. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In control and ready to roll! Ludorum plc announced today that its hit train-based preschool series, Chuggington((TM)), will make its stateside Season 4 debut on the 24-hour Disney Junior channel, Sunday, October 20, 2013 (7:00pm, ET/PT), with the first-ever primetime Chuggington special,...

2013-01-14 20:21:20

PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on the popular TV series Chuggington((TM)) that airs weekdays on Disney Channel's Disney Junior programming block for kids and their families, and daily on the new 24-hour Disney Junior basic cable and satellite channel, HO Scale Chuggington((TM)) electric Locomotives, Rolling Stock, and Accessories are arriving from Bachmann Trains in 2013! Join your favorite "trainees" --Brewster, Wilson, and Koko-- as they ride the rails pulling...

2011-04-21 10:59:00

CULVER CITY, Calif., April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Atlas Productions, a motion picture studio, announced today that "Atlas Shrugged: Part I," the first ever big screen adaptation of Ayn Rand's epic novel, will be expanding from 300 to nearly 1,000 theaters nationwide. "We're extremely pleased with the groundswell of support the movie is receiving from the fans," said John Aglialoro, producer and a co-writer of the film. "The movie's opening weekend success has now given us the...

2011-04-01 10:35:00

CULVER CITY, Calif., April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on the film's recent fan-based grassroots uprising, "The Strike" Productions today announced it will be expanding the initial release of the Atlas Shrugged movie from 11 markets to over 50. "AMC called directly to report their online contact system was being hit too hard. They requested we direct traffic to a specific address just to handle the volume," said producer Harmon Kaslow. "While it's unusual for showtimes to be listed...

2010-08-26 13:27:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Peep! Peep! Thomas the Tank Engine(TM) fans were treated to quite a sight this morning as Thomas arrived to Brooklyn Bridge Park not by rail, but by sea. To mark the DVD release of the Thomas & Friends Misty Island Rescue from HIT Entertainment and the introduction of the newest Thomas toys from Fisher-Price, Inc. (a subsidiary of Mattel, Inc. (Nasdaq: MAT)) the companies joined together for a very special sneak preview. To view the multimedia...

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2009-06-08 13:00:53

U.S. actor John Travolta, who has been mourning the death of his 16-year-old son since January, says he is proud of his latest film The Taking of Pelham 123. Travolta hasn't been attending press events to publicize his New York-set thriller, co-starring Denzel Washington, James Gandolfini, Luis Guzman and John Turturro. Directed by Tony Scott, the movie is set for release in U.S. theaters Friday. In lieu of giving interviews and making red-carpet appearances to promote Pelham, Travolta has...

2009-05-30 12:22:08

U.S. actor Denzel Washington says he offered support to fellow movie star John Travolta in the wake of the death of Travolta's son. Washington, who recently worked on the remake of The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3 with Travolta, said at a news conference Friday he has spoken with Travolta since the actor's 16-year-old son Jett died in the Bahamas in January, People.com reported. Needless to say, he's struggling, Washington said of his Pelham co-star. So more than talking to him, I listened to him,...

2008-11-11 06:00:12

While getting a card or gift with a stamp from across the country or overseas is always nice, actually seeing family members and loved ones on TV can make the holidays much more special. Imagine a technology that takes your treasured family photographs and sets them in motion, instantly weaving them together with cinematic effects to create a Hollywood-style photo movie production, all without requiring hours online learning complicated software tools. "A personalized photo DVD makes the...

2008-10-04 00:00:18

By James Rampton The Saturday Play: The Last Confession today 2.30pm Radio 4 This gripping conspiracy drama is set at the Vatican in 1978. Just 33 days after becoming the new Pope, John Paul I is found dead in mysterious circumstances. David Suchet (above) stars as Cardinal Benelli, one of many clergymen livid about being passed over for the top job. The Archive Hour: King of Comedy tonight 8pm Radio 4 Angus Deayton presents this tribute to the late comedy producer Geoffrey Perkins,...

2008-09-21 12:00:20

By Steve Pratt Poirot: Cat Among The Pigeons (tomorrow, ITV1, 9pm) Arena: The Hunt For Moby Dick (tonight, BBC2, 10.30pm) MARK Gatiss has always loved Agatha Christie books and read the books religiously as a child. So the County Durham-born actor and writer was delighted when asked to adapt one of her Hercule Poirot novels for ITV1. Surprising, really, that he found time to fit it in his crowded schedule. Since finding fame as one of The League of Gentlemen comedy outfit, he?s taken...