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2014-09-23 08:26:38

NEW YORK, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ad Council's Board of Directors announced today that Lisa Sherman will serve as the organization's next President and CEO. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140923/147794 Ms. Sherman was most recently the Executive Vice President and General Manager of LogoTV, part of Viacom Media Networks. She succeeds Peggy Conlon, who announced her retirement in April after 15 years of leading the organization. Ms. Sherman will assume her role...

2014-09-23 08:25:42

PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rentrak (NASDAQ: RENT), the leader in precisely measuring movies and TV everywhere, today announced an agreement with Viacom 18 Media Pvt. Ltd.'s IndiaCast for its two networks, Aapka Colors (known as COLORS outside of the U.S.) and MTV India. IndiaCast will utilize Rentrak's industry-leading TV ratings currency for programming research, as well as a business tool for its advertising sales initiatives. "Aapka Colors and MTV India are...

2014-08-26 16:24:50

DUBLIN, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "DTT Market in the US 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Terrestrial television is a type of television broadcasting system, which uses radio frequencies for transmitting signals from the source without the help of a satellite. The signal is received using antennas and tuners. Digital terrestrial transmission is an upgrade of analog television and...

2014-08-21 12:27:07

NEW YORK, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS.A and CBS) today announced the full redemption of its outstanding 8.875% senior notes due May 15, 2019. The redemption date is September 20, 2014. The redemption amount for the notes is equal to the sum of the principal amount of the notes outstanding, the make-whole amount calculated in accordance with the terms of the notes and the related indenture under which the notes were issued, and the accrued and unpaid...

2014-08-21 08:36:05

NEW YORK, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS and CBS.A) announced that Joseph Ianniello, Chief Operating Officer, will participate in a question-and-answer session at Nomura's Digital Media Conference on Thursday, September 4, 2014. The session will begin at 11:45 AM, ET. An audio webcast of the session can be accessed here. A replay of the audio webcast will be available in the Investors/News & Events section of the CBS Corporation Web site,...

2014-08-14 12:25:58

CHICAGO, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Executives' Club of Chicago is proud to recognize the accomplishments of diverse local and global leaders. Promoting inclusion leadership is at the core of The Executive's Club's mission to develop Chicago's current and next generation of business executives. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120203/MM47327LOGO The EC is honored to have Debra L. Lee serve as the keynote speaker at the first Diversity Leadership Breakfast Program of the 2014-2015...

2014-07-02 16:23:19

EMERYVILLE, Calif., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE: LF) announced today that Steve Youngwood has joined the company's board of directors. Mr. Youngwood is a senior global media industry executive who most recently served as Executive Vice President and General Manager of Digital Media and Entertainment Products at Nickelodeon. "Steve is a proven and well-respected leader in the digital media industry," said LeapFrog Chairman Bill Chiasson. "His...

2014-06-11 12:25:42

Thousands of students from 37 Detroit middle and high schools competed in the challenge, a partnership of Viacom, Get Schooled and Detroit Public Schools DETROIT, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Thursday, June 12 from 9 until 11 a.m., recording artist and Detroit native, Big Sean will return to his hometown to act as "Principal for the Day" at Bates Academy (Bates), an Excellent Schools Detroit "Top K-8 Recommended School." Competing against thousands of students from 37 Detroit...

2014-06-05 23:06:44

SubscriberWise board member and MCTV president is among many outspoken industry leaders calling for reform. New YouTube video offers subscribers an explanation for the sharp increases. Massillon, OH (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 SubscriberWise®, the nation’s largest issuing consumer reporting agency for the communications industry and the leading provider of analytics-driven subscriber risk management technology, announced today that Robert Gessner, president of MCTV and board member for...

2014-06-05 16:24:58

Lalaloopsy(TM), #1 Collector Brand For Girls, Spawns New Content Deals VAN NUYS, Calif., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MGA Entertainment, the world's largest private toy company, today announced several agreements that highlight the growth of its Lalaloopsy(TM) franchise. The company has just signed a two-year deal with Viacom to air the first two seasons of the Lalaloopsy television program internationally on its Nickelodeon and Nick Jr. networks. The 52 episodes will air...


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  • To think; to imagine; to fancy.
  • To be of opinion; have the notion; think; imagine; suppose.
The word 'ween' comes from Middle English wene, from Old English wēn, wēna ("hope, weening, expectation"), from Proto-Germanic *wēniz, *wēnōn (“hope, expectation”), from Proto-Indo-European *wen- (“to strive, love, want, reach, win”).
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