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2014-04-17 16:25:24

Event to Celebrate Comedy Legend Don Rickles' Groundbreaking Career Tapes on Tuesday, May 6 at New York's Legendary Apollo Theater and Premieres Wednesday, May 28 on Spike TV NEW YORK, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The biggest superstars in comedy will come together on Spike TV to celebrate the legendary career of one of their most beloved icons - Don Rickles. "One Night Only: An All-Star Comedy Tribute to Don Rickles" will feature luminaries from the world of comedy, television...

2014-04-15 08:25:37

LOS ANGELES, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PromaxBDA, the leading global association for promotion, marketing and design professionals in the entertainment industry, today announced Tom Freston and Shane Smith as Keynote speakers at PromaxBDA: The Conference 2014, June 10-12 at the New York Hilton Midtown. The event, with this year's theme as #WTFuture, is a unique opportunity for high-level, creative thought leaders in the entertainment marketing industry to meet, share ideas and...

2014-03-27 23:04:14

Top series like Bubble Guppies, Dora the Explorer, SpongeBob SquarePants, and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles now available at the Kobo eBookstore. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Kobo, a global leader in eReading, today announced it has signed an agreement with Nickelodeon Publishing to make hundreds of favourite series and titles available to millions of Kobo Readers worldwide. More than 250 top eBook titles from iconic children’s series including Bubble Guppies, Blue’s Clues,...

2014-03-27 20:21:33

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska independent pay TV providers have banded together in negotiations with one of the world's largest media conglomerates, Viacom. Represented by the National Cable Television Cooperative, KPU, GCI, and MTA are among more than 700 small, independent pay TV operators that are at risk of losing Viacom's 26 networks due to stalled negotiations. If a deal is not made by April 1, Viacom is demanding that its 26 networks, including MTV,...

2014-03-18 08:27:11

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. NEW YORK, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Analysts Review released its analysts' notes regarding Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS), Viacom, Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB), Expedia Inc. (NASDAQ: EXPE), Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc. (NYSE: HOT), and Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: LYV). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership,...

2014-03-03 12:25:41

NEW YORK, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS.A and CBS) announced today that it will report results for the first quarter of 2014 after the market closes on Thursday, May 8, 2014. The earnings announcement will be available in the Investors/News & Events section of the Company's corporate web site, www.cbscorporation.com. The Company will then conduct a teleconference call at 4:30 PM, ET. The call is open to the general public. The domestic conference call...

2014-02-13 12:24:56

- Reinforces Commitment to Align with TV Buying Process - NEW YORK, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Screenvision, a national leader in cinema advertising sales, today announced the addition of three executives with deep expertise in TV advertising sales and marketing. These additions mark a total of 12 consecutive senior hires from television, further strengthening the company's strategy to align its cinema advertising process with that of television buying. Making Screenvision...

2014-02-12 08:31:29

HARTSVILLE, S.C., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sonoco (NYSE: SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, has elected Blythe J. McGarvie to its Board of Directors. Her election increases Sonoco's board to 13 members. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120403/CL80773LOGO ) McGarvie is currently Senior Lecturer in the Accounting and Management unit at Harvard Business School where she teaches Financial Reporting and Control to MBA candidates, as well as...

2014-02-05 12:27:40

Formerly of Viacom, Garrett Brings Extensive Sales Leadership and Multi-platform Expertise to Premier Media and Technology Company NEW YORK, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- XO Group Inc. (NYSE: XOXO, www.xogroupinc.com), the premier media and technology company devoted to weddings, pregnancy, and everything in between, today announced it has named Jennifer Garrett as Executive Vice President, National Enterprise Sales. "We are thrilled to welcome Jennifer Garrett to XO Group," said...

2014-02-04 12:25:36

Bellator MMA, Golden Boy Promotions, Top Rank Boxing and Ultimate Fighting Championship WASHINGTON, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Though fierce competitors in the ring, four professional fighting organizations have put aside their long-standing rivalries to ensure research continues in a landmark study for professional fighters at the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health in Las Vegas. Boxing entities Golden Boy Promotions and Top Rank Boxing and mixed martial arts...