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2011-03-23 10:45:00

Cable channel Showtime, owned by CBS Inc., will not be offering its original TV series to Netflix or its growing streaming video services after this summer when their current agreement expires. "Dexter" and "Californication" episodes from previous seasons will no longer be available on Netflix, as had been the previous case under the current arrangement covering the first two seasons of each program. Current original episodes will only be available on Showtime's authenticated broadband...

2010-03-22 11:21:00

NEW YORK, March 22 /PRNewswire/ -- This weekend, SHOWTIME will be available in a record 54.4 million households for an ALL ACCESS Free Preview Weekend on SHOWTIME, SHOWTIME HD and SHOWTIME On Demand. From Thursday, March 25 through Sunday, March 28, viewers across the country will have the opportunity to sample the premium network's award-winning programming via linear service, On Demand and in HD, including the second season premiere episodes of the SHOWTIME original series "Nurse...

2009-08-07 11:35:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- How do you top the most original and popular showhome concept? Metropolitan Home, the definitive resource for modern design, and Showtime Networks, producer of award-winning TV series, are partnering for a second season of the ultimate multimedia showhouse, with double the space and twice as many designers. Metropolitan Home's Showtime House, powered by Time Warner Cable, will celebrate its second season with twin penthouses located in the luxurious...

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2009-07-22 19:19:25

British film and TV actress Joely Richardson has joined the cast of the drama series, The Tudors, for its fourth and final season, Showtime announced. Richardson will portray Catherine Parr, Henry VIII's sixth and last wife, in five episodes of the 16th century-set series, which is currently filming in Dublin, Ireland. Jonathan Rhys Meyers plays Henry in the show. The new season of the series is slated to premiere next year. Best known to American audiences for her celebrated work during...

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2009-06-24 07:14:47

Irish actor Jonathan Rhys Meyers was handcuffed and questioned after he allegedly, while drunk, challenged police to a fight in a French airport. Meyers, 31, is best known for his work on TV's The Tudors, as well as in the movies Match Point and August Rush. He has previously spent time in rehab to treat his addiction to alcohol and was arrested in 2007 for being drunk and disorderly in a Dublin airport. Those charges were subsequently dismissed. The Sun newspaper said Wednesday police at...

2009-05-16 15:27:11

Singer Joss Stone says playing one of the wives of England's King Henry VIII for the U.S. TV series The Tudors was a unique experience. The singer, who is British, said she was made ugly for the Showtime series since Henry's fourth wife, Anne of Cleves, was not known as a particularly beautiful woman, People.com reported Friday. I enjoyed wearing the dresses, Stone said regarding filming her two-episode Tudors arc. But the thing about Anne of Cleves is, she was not supposed to be attractive....

2009-04-13 12:42:00

SHOWTIME'S ACCLAIMED DRAMA SERIES THE TUDORS GETS 4th SEASON PICK-UP TO END THE SAGA OF HENRY VIII LOS ANGELES, April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- On the heels of a critically lauded third season premiere of SHOWTIME's award-winning drama series THE TUDORS, the network has announced the pick-up of a fourth season of the epic-period saga starring Jonathan Rhys Meyers as King Henry VIII. The final season will consist of 10, one-hour episodes and center on his tumultuous relationships with his last two...

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2009-04-13 15:46:06

Showtime announced Monday it has picked up a fourth season of its drama series The Tudors, starring Irish actor Jonathan Rhys Meyers as King Henry VIII. The final season will consist of 10, one-hour episodes and will focus on the British monarch's tumultuous relationships with his last two wives, Catherine Howard and Catherine Parr, as well as his final descent into madness, the cable network said in a news release. Season 4, which will return in spring 2010, will be written by series...

2008-11-11 18:00:12

Peace Arch(R) Entertainment Group Inc. (TSX: PAE)(NYSE-A: PAE) announced today the Canadian DVD release of the complete second season of its critically acclaimed TV series "The Tudors," starring Golden Globe(R) Award Winner Jonathan Rhys Myers ("August Rush,""Elvis,""Match Point") as King Henry VIII and eight-time Academy Award(R) Nominee Peter O'Toole ("Venus,""Troy,""Lawrence of Arabia") as Pope Paul III. "The Tudors" is created and written by Michael Hirst ("Elizabeth,""Elizabeth: The...


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  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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