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2014-10-14 12:25:02

The Network for Kids and Families Will Begin Its Rollout Fall 2014 ATLANTA, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Broadcasting announced today that its second flagship kids brand, Boomerang, is being re-launched as a global all-animation, youth-targeted network, repositioned with a line-up of timeless and contemporary cartoons programmed for family co-viewing. The announcement was jointly made by Gerhard Zeiler, president, Turner Broadcasting System International Inc., and...

2014-10-06 16:25:36

ATLANTA, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. will reduce its global workforce of some 14,000 full-time employees by approximately 10 percent, the company announced today. The position eliminations, which will total approximately 1,475 roles, will come at all levels from across the company's news, entertainment, kids, young adult and sports networks and businesses, as well as corporate functions, in 18 Turner locations around the world. Employees whose...

2014-10-02 16:24:44

ATLANTA, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pascal Desroches has been named to Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.'s (TBS, Inc.) top financial post as executive vice president and chief financial officer, it was announced today by John K. Martin, chairman and CEO of TBS, Inc., to whom he will report. Effective Jan. 1, 2015, Desroches assumes executive oversight of all financial operations of the company related to its worldwide news, entertainment, kids, sports, advertising and distribution...

2014-08-21 12:27:01

ATLANTA and SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TNT has landed network television rights to the global blockbuster The Hunger Games and Divergent movie franchises in a sweeping deal with Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF), it was announced today by Michael Wright, President, Head of Programming for TNT, TBS and Turner Classic Movies (TCM), and Jim Packer, Lionsgate President of Worldwide Television & Digital Distribution. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140821/138582...

2014-07-22 12:21:17

Cartoon Network is First Children's Network on the Airline's Free Live Television Platform Provided through Global Eagle Entertainment DALLAS and ATLANTA, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) and Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. announced today it will add Cartoon Network to the carrier's inflight entertainment portal, which streams free live television programming to passengers' WiFi-equipped personal electronic devices at all phases of flight, compliments of...

2014-07-16 16:23:07

ATLANTA, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Christina Miller has been named President and General Manager for the Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. networks Cartoon Network, Adult Swim and Boomerang, as well as their digital brand extensions, including Cartoon Network.com and Adult Swim.com. The announcement was made by David Levy, President of Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., to whom Miller reports. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140716/127612 Miller will be responsible for...

2014-05-06 08:30:33

Veteran media accelerator to mentor five innovative technology companies SAN FRANCISCO, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. (TBS, Inc.) today announced the companies selected for its Media Camp 3-month accelerator program held in San Francisco. AdTonik, Contextly, Flawk, Locket and Watchup will work one-on-one with digital, television and film executives, participate in a comprehensive curriculum on media-specific topics and get an opportunity to...

2014-03-27 16:23:44

upwave TrackIt partners with Tictrac to offer a 360-degree dashboard view of lifestyle data to help those striving for better health to identify patterns and begin better habits ATLANTA, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- upwave, Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.'s daily digital resource that helps people make healthier life choices through entertainment, empowerment and connectivity, today announced the launch of upwave TrackIt, a unique, personalized health tracking system, as part of a...

2014-03-26 08:26:31

All-New Cartoon Network Multi-Property and Adventure Time Games to be Released This Fall SANTA ANA, Calif., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Leading worldwide video game publisher, Little Orbit and Cartoon Network Enterprises (CNE) today announced an expansion of its partnership that will bring multiple properties to gaming consoles and handheld devices later this year. Serving as a licensing agent for its Turner Broadcasting sister network TNT, CNE initially partnered with...

2014-03-20 12:31:22

New 2-CD Set Celebrates TCM's 20th Anniversary with Iconic Movie Themes and Music from the Golden Age of Hollywood NEW YORK, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Some of the 20th century's greatest music can be found in the film scores of Hollywood's golden age. For 20 years, Turner Classic Movies Network has been keeping this great music alive with their presentations of classic films for movie lovers of all ages. To mark the anniversary, Sony Masterworks and TCM have joined forces to...


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abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.