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2011-01-18 11:44:00

LONDON, Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Great Ormond Street Hospital in London benefited from a charitable donation after Piers Morgan and Alan Sugar donned their boxing gloves in a battle to collect the most followers on Twitter by Christmas. The recent 'tweet off' between the two stars set the scene for an interesting challenge to emerge. Only days after joining the Twitter community, Piers Morgan bet rival Lord Sugar that he could exceed Sugar's 200,000 followers in time for Christmas...

2009-06-07 12:50:13

The BBC says it is attempting to determine if British businessman Alan Sugar will return to star in the hit British TV series, The Apprentice. The Sunday Telegraph reported the British broadcaster was considering Sugar's continued involvement in the reality competition after the successful entrepreneur was tabbed to be the enterprise tzar for the government. Sir Alan is in discussions with us about his plans and has assured us that he is determined not to do anything that would jeopardize his...

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2009-04-29 17:00:10

NBC said Wednesday it has renewed Donald Trump's U.S. business-themed reality show The Celebrity Apprentice for another season in spring 2010. The announcement was made by Ben Silverman, co-chairman of NBC Entertainment and Universal Media Studios. 'The Celebrity Apprentice' is the ultimate business and reality show at the top of its game and has exploded in popularity this season while also raising an impressive amount of money for charity, Paul Telegdy, executive vice president of...

2008-11-07 06:00:12

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Nov. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Innovative entertainment producers NO GOOD TV (http://www.ngtv.com/) and Mark Burnett Productions have entered into production partnership that covers multiple programming genres and media formats. Gene Simmons, Chairman of the Board for NO GOOD TV, and Richard Abramson, Board member and special consultant, brokered the deal. Mark Burnett Productions, headed by renowned television producer Mark Burnett, is the home of iconic series like...

2008-09-22 00:00:21

MY LIFE IN MEDIA Christine Bleakley, 28, is Adrian Chiles's co-presenter on The One Show, the BBC lunchtime magazine show. She was born and raised near Belfast and gave up a politics degree to take a position with BBC Northern Ireland. Performing runs in the family; her father is a drummer who has worked with Van Morrison and was managed by Louis Walsh. She is taking part in the new series of Strictly Come Dancing and has been partnered with Matthew Cutler, who won last year's show with...

2008-07-31 18:00:33

By Brian Reade ACCORDING to Roger Moore's daughter Deborah, the highlight of her dad's day in Switzerland is tuning in to the BBC's One Show every night. So the next time you're feeling envious of film stars in their exotic tax havens, conjure this image: Roger risking a hernia to get in front of his TV to hear Adrian Chiles whine: "And now over to Gyles Brandreth with a vicar who's doing a nude fun run for Save The Vole." And remember that's the best exiled money can buy. (c) 2008...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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