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2011-04-05 07:00:00

TEMECULA, Calif., April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Outdoor Channel, America's Leader in Outdoor TV, today announced the launch of its VOD channel on DIRECTV, the world's largest pay TV provider. Beginning today, Outdoor Channel fans will be able to access their favorite hunting, fishing, shooting and outdoor adventure programming whenever they want on Outdoor Channel VOD through DIRECTV Cinema(TM) on channel 1606. Outdoor Channel is also currently available as part of DIRECTV's Sports Pack on...

2011-02-16 06:00:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Willow TV, the leader in live cricket broadcasts across North America, today announced an agreement with DIRECTV to broadcast the World Cup in high-definition. Willow acquired the exclusive rights to distribute cricket's marquee competition on television, broadband and the Internet in the United States through an agreement with ESPN STAR Sports (ESS), ICC's global broadcast and production partner. The ICC Cricket World Cup is the ICC's...

2011-02-10 10:06:00

CULVER CITY, Calif., Feb. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- 3net, the joint venture television network from Sony Corporation, Discovery Communications and IMAX Corporation today announced that DIRECTV will be the first distributor to launch 3net, the 24/7 3D network, beginning February 13, 2011. 3net will initially be available to millions of DIRECTV customers across the country. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080918/NETH035LOGO ) 3net will go live at 8:00 PM ET on DIRECTV (channel...

2010-07-01 08:30:00

NEW YORK, July 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DIRECTV, the world's most popular video service and Panasonic, a world leader in 3D TV technology, ushered in a new age in the rapid growth of 3D entertainment for the home with the launch today of three 3D channels, including n3D(TM) powered by Panasonic - a linear channel dedicated exclusively to 3D programming and viewable on 3D television sets including Panasonic's line of award-winning VIERA Full HD 3D TVs. (Logo:...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.