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2008-08-05 15:00:28

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The blonde beauty with the Aretha Franklin vibrato, Grammy(R)-winning songstress Joss Stone, will join the cast of Showtime's THE TUDORS' third season, playing Anne of Cleves, Henry VIII's (Jonathan Rhys Meyers) fourth wife. Stone will star in three episodes, which are currently shooting in Dublin, Ireland, and will return in 2009. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20060131/SHOWTIMELOGO ) Hailing from Kent, England, Stone was a fresh-faced...

2008-07-28 06:00:49

NEW YORK, July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- America's biggest city now has the biggest high-definition (HD) TV lineup as Verizon today begins selling FiOS TV service to customers in New York City. As FiOS TV is launched here, the service will offer 100 HD channels, giving customers more HD than Time Warner or Cablevision. The new channel lineup will also be offered to existing FiOS TV markets in the New York metropolitan area, including parts of Long Island, the suburbs just north of the city, and...

2008-07-24 06:00:35

NEW YORK, July 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Metropolitan Home, the definitive guide to modern design, is thrilled to announce its collaboration with Showtime Networks to create Metropolitan Home's Showtime House, the ultimate multimedia showhouse. Located in New York's exclusive Gramercy Park neighborhood, the $20 million, 8,800-square-foot Greek revival town house will be transformed into a chic, upscale residence by seven of the world's most talented designers - Vicente Wolf, Jamie Drake, White...

2008-07-14 18:00:25

NEW YORK, July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- In a move that enhances its slate of theatrical motion pictures, Showtime Networks Inc. has entered into an exclusive seven-year film distribution arrangement with The Weinstein Company (TWC). The joint announcement was made today by Matthew C. Blank, Chairman and CEO of Showtime Networks and Bob and Harvey Weinstein, Co-Chairmen of TWC. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20060131/SHOWTIMELOGO ) The new output deal is effective with TWC's 2009...

2008-07-01 12:00:38

FORT WAYNE, Ind., July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon FiOS TV is now even better for customers here as the company has launched 22 new channels, including 15 additional high-definition (HD) channels. FiOS TV customers in Fort Wayne now have more than 440 HD choices available at any time, with a total of 41 HD channels and more than 400 HD video-on-demand (VOD) titles offered each month. The first in a series of channel additions coming this year, new content includes sports favorites like the...

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