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2010-02-01 00:05:00

SINGAPORE, Feb. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SINGAPORE AIRSHOW -- Goodrich Corporation's (NYSE: GR) ISR Systems business has experienced a number of successes since it was launched at the 2008 Singapore Airshow. Some highlights include: Completing two strategic acquisitions - Cloud Cap Technology, provider of low-cost microgimbals and autopilots for the unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) market, in 2009; and assets of Recon/Optical, Inc., provider of medium altitude reconnaissance...

2009-09-17 20:39:33

Former America's Funniest Home Videos host Bob Saget is returning to the show as a guest co-host for an episode to tape next month, ABC announced. Saget will appear alongside current host Tom Bergeron in the episode, which will look back at the show's most hilarious moments in its two decades on the air. The special is to be broadcast in November. Saget was the show's host from 1989 to 1997. America's Funniest Home Videos is the longest-running prime time show in ABC history. In its 20...

2009-09-08 08:15:00

Contributions and pledges to the 44th annual Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon in Las Vegas totaled $60,481,231, organizers said. The funds raised during the Labor Day weekend's 21 1/2-hour event will allow the non-profit Muscular Dystrophy Association to continue funding worldwide research to find treatments and cures for muscular dystrophy and related diseases. Contributions also provide assistance with the purchase of equipment such as wheelchairs and leg braces; send thousands of children to MDA...

2009-09-07 18:52:00

TUCSON, Ariz., Sept. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Despite the effects of an uncertain economy, contributions and pledges to the 44th annual Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon over Labor Day nonetheless totaled $60,481,231 million. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090907/DC71542 ) MDA National Chairman and Telethon star Jerry Lewis said he was impressed by the show of support from Telethon viewers even during hard times. "These are very special people, and their money comes straight...

2009-08-14 07:00:00

Dancing with the Stars host Tom Bergeron is scheduled to announce the names of the contestants for Season 9 on Good Morning America, ABC said. One member of the latest batch of contenders is also expected to be on hand for an interview when the names are revealed Monday, the network said. Season 9 of Dancing with the Stars, the U.S. version of the British reality series Strictly Come Dancing, is slated to premiere Sept. 21.

2009-04-27 20:48:59

Melissa Rycroft was unable to perform on Monday's installment of Dancing with the Stars in Los Angeles because of an injury, host Tom Bergeron said. Rycroft, 26, is a former Dallas Cowboys cheerleader and was a contestant on the dating reality show The Bachelor. As you can see, Melissa is not with us tonight, Bergeron explained at the beginning of Monday's show. She suffered an injury this week, complications following, which made her unable to dance tonight. Usmagazine.com quoted Rycroft as...

2009-04-08 18:59:00

WASHINGTON, April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- "America's Funniest Home Videos" creator Vin Di Bona donated objects from his hit television show to the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History in a special ceremony. To view the Multimedia News Release, go to: http://www.prnewswire.com/mnr/afhv/37758/ The "America's Funniest Home Videos" donation joins the museum's permanent entertainment collections and represents one of the first reality-genre shows on television. Joined by host Tom...

2008-09-17 03:00:18

By David Kronke Five reality-show hosts will take center stage at Sunday's Emmy Awards, both as emcees and nominees. And just like at their day jobs, these five say they're ready for anything. The five-star lineup includes Tom Bergeron ("Dancing With the Stars"), Heidi Klum ("Project Runway"), Howie Mandel ("Deal or No Deal"), Jeff Probst ("Survivor") and Ryan Seacrest ("American Idol"). Seacrest was solo ringmaster at last year's Emmys. All are nominees in the new category of best...

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