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2011-01-20 07:10:00

CORVALLIS, Ore., Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The website RerunCentral.com has launched to provide entertainment consumers an easy route to discovering TV shows of the twentieth century to watch online. The site presents pre-screened links to TV shows watchable at popular Internet destinations such as Hulu, Crackle, and TVLand. Users then click to the exact location of legal studio-produced online videos which can be instantly streamed and are often free. RerunCentral.com presents this...

2008-09-21 18:00:16

Syndication efforts are expected to produce nearly $4.5 billion in revenue for the U.S. TV industry this year, analysts say. Analysts say with reruns of series such as CBS's "How I Met Your Mother" being broadcast in major markets nationwide, profits in the TV industry should increase despite falling popularity of TV situation comedies overall, Variety reported Sunday. While Twentieth Television earned more than $41 million from "Mother" reruns in eight U.S. markets, the only current U.S....

2008-07-18 06:00:35

By SHAN ROSS WATCHING television on a Saturday night instead of going out may seem the ideal way to save cash and beat the credit crunch. But millions of viewers hoping for a cheap evening's entertainment tomorrow night should be warned more than 60 per cent of programmes on prime-time television will be repeats. Instead of a new blockbuster crime series or riveting historic drama starring the latest heart-throb, television bosses are offering a menu of reheated "choice cuts". BBC2...

2006-03-28 19:15:08

By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - In its first Hollywood labor deal under a new, more militant leadership, the Screen Actors Guild on Tuesday reached agreement with producers of cable television cartoons on sharply increased pay for voice performers. The tentative pact, raising by 20 percent the payments actors earn for reruns of their work on basic-cable animated shows, came after SAG moved a step closer toward a possible showdown with producers over separate residuals paid...


Word of the Day
maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.