Latest Television pilot Stories

2011-07-14 18:05:00

CHICAGO, July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United pilots today welcomed the company's announcement of the return of 100 to 200 furloughed pilots. It is the hope of the United Chapter of the Air Line Pilots Association that these recalls are the first of a wave of recalls that will eventually lead to the return of all our 1,437 furloughed pilots. "When a furloughed United pilot returns to our cockpits, whether United or subsidiary Continental, it is welcome news," said United...

2010-11-04 18:07:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was released today by Independent Pilots Association: The press conference scheduled by the Independent Pilots Association (UPS pilots union) for Friday, November 5 at 1:00 PM at the National Press Club has been canceled. Please see separate press release: UPS/Pilots sign Agreements on Safety and Security. SOURCE Independent Pilots Association

2010-10-26 15:00:00

Dallas-based Captain will lead union's efforts through 2012 DALLAS, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The membership of the Southwest Airlines Pilots' Association (SWAPA) in voting that closed today elected Captain Steve Chase to a two-year term as Union president. Capt. Chase received 65 percent of the vote in the election to represent almost 6,000 pilots. A North Texas native, Chase has been a pilot at Southwest Airlines since 1988 and is currently based out of Dallas Love Field....

2010-01-04 10:53:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Pilot Travel Centers has launched a major new initiative utilizing communications tools ranging from putting messages on its fleet of tanker trucks to launching new social media sites to promote its premium coffees in 2010 and confirm Pilot coffee as "the best on the interstate." (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100104/CL31700 ) The initiative includes the company's first official Facebook fan page dedicated exclusively to coffee and...

2009-05-09 14:26:20

The science fiction pilot Flash Forward has been picked up by ABC and given a 13-episode order, the network says. The show, whose pilot episode was produced and co-written by David Goyer and Brannon Braga, got the nod from the network Friday only hours after executives screened it to a strong reception, The Hollywood Reporter said. The show is loosely based on a novel by Robert J. Sawyer and will star Joseph Fiennes. In the story, the Earth's entire human population blacks out simultaneously...

2009-04-10 13:47:00

ATLANTA, April 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the National Pilots Association, representing the nearly 1,700 pilots of AirTran Airways, have voted in overwhelming numbers to join the nearly 53,000 member strong Air Line Pilots Association, International (ALPA). Over 94.8 percent of eligible pilots voted in this election, a record turnout for AirTran's pilots. 87.92 percent voted yes. "We are proud to be the latest pilot group to be joining ALPA," said Linden Hillman, Interim President...

2009-04-02 06:00:00

30-Episode Series stars David Cross, Andy Dick, Isla Fisher, Sam Seder and Sarah Silverman Launching Monday, April 20, 2009 NEW YORK, April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- My Damn Channel (www.MyDamnChannel.com), the award-winning entertainment studio and new media platform, today announced the premiere of "Pilot Season," a 30-episode mockumentary created by Sam Seder and Charles Fisher. Seder stars in the series along with an extraordinary cast including Sarah Silverman, Isla Fisher, David Cross and...

2009-03-14 14:45:29

U.S. actor Donald Faison, who plays Chris Turk on the comedy Scrubs, will star in a new ABC comedy pilot, The Law, an industry source says. Faison and Cedric the Entertainer will play reserve Los Angeles Police Department officers in the ABC Studios/DreamWorks pilot, The Hollywood Reporter said Thursday. Meanwhile, another ABC pilot, V, has added Joel Gretsch to its cast. Gretsch, who appeared on the cable TV series The 4400, will play a Catholic priest in the alien invasion drama. V will...

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