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2008-10-12 00:00:24

American Media Operations, Inc. announced today the sale of the Weekly World News and related trademarks and copyrights to Bat Boy LLC. Neil McGinness, formerly Vice President of Entertainment of IMG Media, has been named Chief Executive Officer of the Weekly World News.

2008-10-01 21:00:15

By David Bauder NEW YORK - After two years of stories about bad ratings and an uncertain future, Katie Couric is back to making news the old- fashioned way - with her work.

2008-10-01 06:00:36

By Gary Levin Premiere-week highlights: *Monday. New CBS sitcom Worst Week opens to a good 10.9million viewers but trails last year's Rules of Engagement, despite a stronger Two and a Half Men lead-in. Heroes (10.1 million) is down 28% from last fall's opener. *Tuesday.

2008-09-01 09:00:17

By MATEA GOLD By Matea Gold and James Rainey Los Angeles Times ST. PAUL, Minn. The television networks and national cable news outlets Sunday shifted their top talent and reporters from the Republican National Convention here to the Gulf region to prepare for Hurricane Gustav's landfall.

2008-08-25 06:00:40

By Bruce Schwartz For the past two weeks, NBC was the only Games in town. But the next two weeks bring a game all the networks can play: politics. The Democrats gather today in Denver; the Republicans, next week in St. Paul.

2008-08-19 09:00:45

By DAVID BAUDER By David Bauder The Associated Press NEW YORK As the red light switched off and her program went into a commercial, Laura Ingraham's face dissolved from a smile into a frown - then, a look of pure disgust.

2008-08-04 03:00:32

By Dan Gross, Philadelphia Daily News Aug. 4--CHARLES BARKLEY needs to shed some pounds, so he's taken up boxing as his exercise of choice. The soon-to-be not-so-Round Mound of Rebound has been training at Joltin' Jabs (4313 Main) in Manayunk.

2008-07-21 15:00:41

Who's in and who's out at CBS? Executives of the Tiffany Network aimed to set the record straight on that question at the annual gathering of television critics in Los Angeles on July 18.

2008-07-09 06:00:24

By Gary Levin *Drum roll, please. ABC's Wipeout didn't crash in its second week. Tuesday's episode averaged 9.5 million viewers, just a slight dip from last week's impressive 10 million debut.

2008-07-03 09:00:50

Former NFL standout-turned-announcer Tiki Barber didn't have a lot of Fourth of July family traditions when he was growing up in Virginia. Neither did "Today" national correspondent Natalie Morales. They have one now.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.