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2014-08-21 08:35:38

U-verse App Now Available on Amazon Kindle Fire HD & HDX and Fire Phone; Android Tablet 7-Inch and 8-Inch Screens DALLAS, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More channels, more devices. U-verse TV customers can view more than 50 additional live channels with the U-verse App on smartphones, tablets and now on Amazon Kindle Fire HD & HDX and Fire phone and Android(TM) tablet 7-inch and 8-inch screens. The app now includes more than 180 live channels, with more than 100 live channels available to...

2014-08-21 08:26:47

BALTIMORE, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI) (the "Company" or "Sinclair") announced today that it has launched Sinclair Original Programming ("SOP"), a division of the Company involved in the creation and development of original content. SOP's focus will be on entertainment content and business-to-consumer content such as infomercials and direct response commercials. Initially, shows will be developed for the Company's MyNets and CWs and...

2014-08-21 08:25:49

BALTIMORE, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI) announced that James Killen has been named Group Manager and will be responsible for the oversight of Tulsa OK, Little Rock AR, Roanoke/Lynchburg VA and others markets to be determined. The announcement was made by Steve Marks, Co-Chief Operating Officer of Sinclair's television group. In making the announcement, Mr. Marks said, "James is a veteran of the broadcast space with large market and "big...

2014-08-20 12:24:41

BALTIMORE, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI) (the "Company" or "Sinclair") announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase the broadcast assets of one television station in Providence, RI owned by Media General, Inc. ("Media General"), two television stations in Green Bay, WI owned by LIN Media, LLC ("LIN") and one television station in Savannah, GA owned by WTGS Television, LLC and operated by LIN through a shared...

2014-08-20 12:24:31

DES MOINES, Iowa, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Meredith Corporation (NYSE:MDP; www.meredith.com) today announced a definitive agreement to purchase the broadcast assets of WALA-TV, the Fox affiliate in Mobile (AL)-Pensacola (FL), from Media General, Inc. (NYSE:MEG) for approximately $86 million subject to certain purchase price adjustments. The transaction will close when Media General's merger with LIN Media LLC and the sale of WALA to Meredith receive final regulatory approval. "The...

2014-08-20 12:23:15

NEW YORK, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Joyce DiDonato sings the title role in Rossini's Cinderella story,La Cenerentola, with bel canto masterJuan Diego Flórez as her dashing prince. Met Principal Conductor Fabio Luisi leads a cast that also includes Pietro Spagnoli in his Met debut as the servant Dandini, Alessandro Corbelli as Cenerentola's stepfather Don Magnifico, and Luca Pisaroni as Don Ramiro's tutor, Alidoro, on Great Performances at the Met Sunday, September 7 at...

2014-08-20 12:22:43

Gwyneth Paltrow, Reese Witherspoon, Pierce Brosnan, Jennifer Aniston, Halle Berry, Jon Hamm, Kiefer Sutherland, Ben Stiller, Will Ferrell, Mark Harmon, Rob Lowe, Eric Stonestreet, Danny McBride, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, and More Among Stars To Be Featured in One-Hour Broadcast, with Special Performances by The Who, Jennifer Hudson, Lupe Fiasco & Common, Ariana Grande, and Dave Matthews Stars Will Reach Out to Supporters from On-Stage Digital Lounge Hosted by Katie Couric --"We're...

2014-08-19 23:01:17

The controversial role of “The Young and the Restless’” Adam Newman has finally been recast and Justin Hartley has landed the role. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Hartley will begin taping scenes in September and make his first Genoa City appearance just in time for the November sweeps period. Hartley is making his return to daytime after appearing in several primetime series, including “Mistress,” “Revenge,” and “Smallville.” He made his daytime debut on...

2014-08-19 12:26:00

Millennium Entertainment's CEO Bill Lee and the current management team will continue to oversee operations LOS ANGELES, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The management team of Millennium Entertainment, led by CEO Bill Lee, and Virgo Investment Group LLC ("Virgo"), a private investment firm, today announced a partnership to acquire the Millennium Entertainment catalog assets and film distribution platform from a consortium of investors including majority shareholder Nu Image, Inc. (led...

2014-08-19 08:26:55

BALTIMORE, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI) announced that Dan Mellon will be the General Manager of WJLA (ABC) and local cable news network, NewsChannel 8 ("NC8"), in the Washington D.C. market. The Company also announced that Tony D'Angelo has been promoted to General Manager of WSYX (ABC) in the Columbus, Ohio market. Mr. D'Angelo will also be responsible for the oversight of WTTE (FOX), which is programmed by Sinclair under a local...


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2013-09-19 13:20:50

Robert Kevin Rose, born February 21, 1977, is a former American Internet entrepreneur who co-founded Revision3, Digg, Pownce, and Milk. He also served as production assistant and co-host at TechTV's The Screen Savers. As of 2012, he is a venture partner at Google Ventures. Rose was born in Redding, California and lived in Oregon before his family moved to Las Vegas, Nevada, where he spent most of his childhood. Rose attended Vo-Tech High School in Las Vegas in 1992. He then attended the...

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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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