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2010-10-19 11:18:00

DALLAS, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Tonight's "Dan Rather Reports" focuses on the Dominican Republic, one of the poorest countries in the Western Hemisphere. There once was a time when this country's fertile soil was known for producing coffee and sugar. Now the fields are growing a much more lucrative export...baseball players. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080324/HDNETLOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080324/HDNETLOGO) More Major League Baseball players...

2010-10-15 14:09:00

DALLAS, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Tonight's "Inside MMA" comes to you from Sacramento, California - hometown to our two panel guests tonight, Urijah Faber and Scott Smith. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080324/HDNETLOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080324/HDNETLOGO) Faber, "The California Kid" who gained fame as a WEC featherweight, speaks about the challenges in dropping down to the bantamweight class. He also previews his upcoming bout against Takeya...

2010-10-13 14:13:00

DALLAS, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Can't get enough of Rob Shuter's column "Naughty But Nice" on AOL's PopEater.com? Well, get ready because HDNet is announcing the highly-anticipated debut of "Naughty But Nice with Rob Shuter," a new series hosted by one of the most widely read gossip columnists in the world. The new HDNet original program premieres Saturday, November 6 at 1:00 p.m. ET/PT with a same-day encore presentation at 7:00 p.m. ET/PT. (Logo:...

2010-10-07 16:16:00

DALLAS, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Live sports take front and center this Friday night as HDNet presents a special LIVE "Inside MMA," airing just prior to exclusive UFL action, as the sellout sensation Omaha Nighthawks travel to Las Vegas to take on the Locomotives. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080324/HDNETLOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080324/HDNETLOGO) But first, kicking off the night at 8:30 p.m. ET, "Fighting Words with Mike Straka" presents a...

2010-10-07 15:11:00

DALLAS, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- HDNet Concert Series presents "My Chemical Romance - The Black Parade is Dead," this Sunday, October 10 at 8:00 p.m. ET. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080324/HDNETLOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080324/HDNETLOGO) Filmed in the 23,000 seat theater Palacio de los Deportes in Mexico City, the band's co-founder Gerard Way said, "It's the most pure, intense thing we've ever been involved in." After years of touring, the band...

2010-10-04 13:57:00

DALLAS, Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Tomorrow's "Dan Rather Reports" takes a closer look at the planned transfer of some 8,600 Marine troops from their current base in Okinawa, Japan, to the tiny island of Guam - and how the move may not be as popular as one might think. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080324/HDNETLOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080324/HDNETLOGO) Guam is a very patriotic place. It has the highest military enlistment rate, per capita, in the...

2010-10-01 09:03:00

DALLAS, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Karo Parisyan was one of the top welterweights in the world before being cut from the UFC amid rumors of a painkiller addiction. After a one year absence from the octagon, Parisyan is set to make his return at UFC 123 on November 20. This Friday on "Inside MMA," Parisyan clears the air about his rumored drug addiction and talks about his return to the UFC. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080324/HDNETLOGO) (Logo:...

2010-09-29 13:08:00

DALLAS, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Number one UFC Heavyweight contender Cain Velasquez - who faces champion Brock Lesnar at UFC 121 on October 23rd - has taken a lot of heat over the years for his "Brown Pride" tattoo, but he tells Mike Straka on this Friday's edition of "Fighting Words" that he got it to honor his parents, who are migrant farm workers who emigrated from Mexico. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080324/HDNETLOGO) (Logo:...

2010-09-28 13:00:00

DALLAS, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- HDNet's independent news organization brought home two News and Documentary Emmy Awards at the ceremony held last night in New York City. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080324/HDNETLOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080324/HDNETLOGO) "Dan Rather Reports" won the Emmy Award for Outstanding Business and Economic Reporting in a News Magazine for "Iran's Manhattan Project." The piece - produced by Andrew Glazer and led by...

2010-09-23 13:09:00

DALLAS, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: A recent story on "Dan Rather Reports" featuring an Afghan family making a startling choice is now available for download on iTunes. The story, "A Family Secret" originally aired on HDNet on Tuesday, September 21, and was also featured in "The New York Times" and on "NBC Nightly News." The story exposes the surprising lengths to which some Afghan families will go, in order to allow normally unthinkable freedoms for their young daughters - by...


Word of the Day
snash
  • To talk saucily.
  • Insolent, opprobrious language; impertinent abuse.
This word is Scots in origin and probably imitative.