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2014-05-30 08:23:15

NEW YORK, May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Viggle, Inc. (VGGL: Nasdaq) is a mobile and web-based entertainment marketing platform that uses incentives to make content consumption and discovery more rewarding for media companies, brands and consumers. Viggle helps guide consumers towards various forms of media consumption in several ways: Television enhancement; Distributed reminders; Publishing & social distribution; Music discovery & purchase. A compelling differentiator for...

2010-06-23 07:15:00

NEW YORK, June 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CKx, Inc. (Nasdaq: CKXE) announced today that that the Board of Directors has received a letter from a third party indicating its potential interest in commencing a tender offer for less than all of the Company's shares of common stock. The letter further indicates that the third party is in ongoing discussions with Robert F.X. Sillerman, the Company's former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer and that while no specific arrangements with Mr....

2010-05-07 07:42:00

NEW YORK, May 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CKx, Inc. (Nasdaq: CKXE) announced today that Robert F.X. Sillerman has resigned as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Company and from the Company's board, effective immediately. Mr. Sillerman cited as the reason for his resignation a desire to pursue other interests, including the possible acquisition of CKx as well as a desire to allow the Board to evaluate its strategic options should he pursue such an acquisition. Mr. Sillerman...

2010-03-16 07:00:00

NEW YORK, March 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CKX, Inc. (Nasdaq: CKXE) today reported financial results for its fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2009. Revenue for the fourth quarter of 2009 grew $42.5 million, or 113.7%, to $79.9 million as compared to the prior year period. Operating income before depreciation, amortization and non-cash stock compensation ("OIBDAN") declined to $6.5 million from $10.3 million in the prior year period. The decline in OIBDAN reflects an...

2010-02-22 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CKX, Inc. (Nasdaq: CKXE) celebrated the world premiere of Viva ELVIS, the newest resident show by Cirque du Soleil, at ARIA Resort & Casino at CityCenter in Las Vegas, on Friday night. The show, a harmonious fusion of dance, acrobatics and live music, is a tribute to the life and music of Elvis Presley. It is a partnership between Cirque du Soleil and Elvis Presley Enterprises LLC, a CKX, Inc. company. Robert F.X. Sillerman, Chairman and...

2010-02-02 07:30:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CKX, Inc. (Nasdaq: CKXE) announced today that Robert Dodds has been appointed CEO of 19 Entertainment. Mr. Dodds, who will assume responsibility for the day-to-day operations of 19 Entertainment, has served as its President since the company acquired his brand content firm, Freedom Media, in August 2006. In his CEO role, Mr. Dodds succeeds Simon Fuller, who recently signed a long-term deal with CKX to continue to executive produce and provide...


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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
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