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2008-12-03 09:41:17

Brittany Murphy, Jason Lewis and Tippi Hedren have signed up for roles in the U.S. small-screen adaptation of Nora Roberts' thriller Tribute, Lifetime said. The film, in which deadly family secrets unfold against the backdrop of Virginia's Shenandoah Valley, is slated to premiere next year as a Lifetime Original Movie, the network said in a news release. Murphy's film credits include 8 Mile, Girl, Interrupted and Clueless, Lewis has been seen in Sex and the City and Brothers & Sisters and...

2008-12-01 19:28:06

U.S. actress Emma Roberts and comic Norm McDonald have lent their voices to characters in an animated TV special The Flight Before Christmas, CBS said Monday. The show, about a young reindeer with ambitions of becoming an expert flier like his father, is to air Dec. 12, the network said. Roberts is best known for her roles in the movies Nancy Drew and Aquamarine. McDonald is a former Saturday Night Live cast member.

2008-11-10 21:00:08

LeAnn Rimes, Eddie Cibrian and Rosanna Arquette have been hired to appear in the U.S. television movie "Nora Roberts' Northern Lights," Lifetime said. The movie is the third of four 2009 Nora Roberts' movies slated to begin production. Also headed for the small screen are "Nora Roberts' Midnight Bayou,""Nora Roberts' Tribute" and "Nora Roberts' High Noon." Mandalay Television and Stephanie Germain Productions will produce "Northern Lights" with Peter Guber and Stephanie Germain serving as...

2008-10-27 12:00:18

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Lifetime is joining forces once again with Mandalay Television and Stephanie Germain Productions to produce four new Lifetime Original Movies based on Nora Roberts' books to premiere in 2009. The order follows the success of the four previous Nora Roberts' movies that aired on Lifetime Television in 2007 that reached over 34 million viewers. "Nora Roberts' High Noon," starring Emilie de Ravin ("Lost,""Roswell"), Ivan Sergei ("Jack and Jill,""Crossing...

2008-09-26 21:00:21

By John Beifuss I'm afraid that Hurricane Katrina ranks alongside the so-called War on Terror as a subject that weary Americans want to pretend to forget. But "Trouble the Water" shouldn't be missed. This documentary - inspired by the remarkable home-movie footage of Ninth Ward resident Kimberly Rivers Roberts, and partly shot in Memphis - is a tribute to human resilience and adaptability. The movie is certainly political (President Bush is shown muttering platitudes at the appropriately...

2008-09-18 15:00:24

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Sept. 18, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On Sunday, October 19, 2008 at 11p.m. (ET) RTN Studios, in association with Equity Media Holdings Corporation, will present "DTV America Live". "DTV America Live" will answer viewer questions regarding the broadcast industry's transition to digital television next year and what it means for them. Along with taking viewer calls live on the air, demonstrations on the ways to receive digital signals will be featured. "DTV America Live" will...

2008-09-12 18:00:27

A MODEL wearing next to nothing-except gold paint-drew crowds to woods near Betwsy Coed yesterday. The unnamed beauty was taking part in a promotional photo-shoot organised by Welsh jewellery firm Clogau Gold. Dubbed the "golden girl" by Clogau Gold's MD Ben Roberts, her image will now feature in the company's brochures and adverts. Mr Roberts said: "The golden girl is meant to signify the Welsh hidden beauty. "I think we've done it tastefully and it's certainly generated a lot of...

2008-09-12 09:00:31

By FRANK ROBERTS By Frank Roberts Correspondent He has yet to be heard on the radio, but songwriter Brian Davis is ready to make his mark as a performer. He will be performing Saturday at College of The Albemarle , singing songs he has co-written with Keith Anderson, Jason Aldean and others. "It's a high-energy show. We stay on 11 the whole time. We're wide-open," said Davis, speaking from his home in Durham. "It's supposed to be a 75-minute show, but sometimes we wind up over two...

2008-09-03 21:00:13

By MARY ANN ALBRIGHT Filmmaker Darryl Roberts, second from left, greets Mountain View High School students, from left, Katrina Olsen, Eli Bauer, Danika Hamann and Millie Bernatovicz, all 17, before the local premiere of Roberts' film, "America the Beautiful," in Portland on Tuesday. "America the Beautiful" features former Wy'east Middle School students discussing the pressure they face to be beautiful. The film's premiere drew a crowd from Vancouver. Chicago filmmaker Darryl Roberts...

2008-09-02 00:00:28

Ugly Betty Friday, C4, 9pm, Betty tries to convince Daniel to use a variety of healthy models during Fashion Week while nephew Justin struggles to be accepted by the most popular girl in his class. Dr Alice Roberts: Don't Die Young Thursday, BBC2, 8.30pm, The anatomist looks at how the organs work in unison as well as the benefits of exercise. (c) 2008 Daily Record; Glasgow (UK). Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

Word of the Day
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.