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2012-07-14 23:03:27

Tennessee based guitar pedal effects company, Visual Sound, has product placement in ABC´ upcoming smash show “Nashville,” and the TBS comedy, “The Wedding Band.” Spring Hill, TN (PRWEB) July 13, 2012 Along with late night talk shows Conan, Letterman, and The Tonight Show starring Jay Leno, Visual Sound now has products placement in two of the most highly anticipated TV shows in recent years, T-Bone Burnett´s “Nashville” and TBS´ crazy new...

2011-03-07 10:12:00

NEW YORK, March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- "The Comedy Awards," the first-ever multi-network, multi-platform, annual event dedicated to honoring and celebrating the world of comedy, has unveiled the "Johnny Carson Award For Comedic Excellence." This prestigious award will be presented annually in honor of the legendary comedian and talk show host to an individual who embodies the comedic excellence of the renowned and beloved comedic powerhouse. (Photo:...

2011-01-11 22:28:00

ATLANTA, Jan. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Conan O'Brien's hit series on TBS is the youngest talk show in late-night television, with top ratings in two key demos: adults 18-49 and 18-34. CONAN is averaging 1,443,000 adults 18-49 and 930,000 adults 18-34, while the show's median age is just 33. These season-to-date figures run from Nov. 8 through Dec. 30, 2010, and add in time-shifted viewing data, providing the broadest picture yet of the current late-night landscape. Time-shifted viewing...

2010-07-22 16:31:00

BILOXI, Miss., July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Jay Leno, America's late night leader for nearly two decades as host of the #1 rated "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," has announced he will perform a benefit for Mississippians impacted by the Gulf oil spill. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100618/MGMINTLOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100618/MGMINTLOGO) Stand Up for the Gulf Coast: A Special Evening with Jay Leno to Benefit the Gulf Coast Community Foundation will...

Word of the Day
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'