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PlayKids, The Top Grossing Kid’s Entertainment Platform, Expands to China and Brings Millions of Kids New Content and Holiday Features Worldwide
12/18/2014 1:00:00 PM
Movile , the largest mobile platform in Latin America and creator of the world’s leading children’s entertainment platform, PlayKids , is officially launching the app in China on iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. PlayKids helps parents tackle playtime and more through age appropriate, educational and trusted content. To download PlayKids in the App Store, …
Richard Perry, Barry Mann & Cynthia Weil And George Wein Honored With Trustees Award
12/18/2014 10:15:18 AM
The Recording Academy ®  announced its Special Merit Awards recipients today, and this year’s honorees are: the Bee Gees , Pierre Boulez , Buddy Guy , George Harrison , Flaco Jiménez , Louvin Brothers , and Wayne Shorter as Lifetime Achievement Award recipients; Richard Perry , Barry Mann & Cynthia Weil , and George Wein as Trustees Award …
Warner Music Group Realigns Global Human Resources Team
12/18/2014 10:00:40 AM
Warner Music Group (WMG) today announced a reorganization of the company’s Human Resources division, including new senior level management appointments. The new structure aligns the existing HR functions with WMG’s strategic mission, and will help build a distinctive environment for WMG employees while evolving the company’s collective skill-set in an industry in …
Channing Tatum Returns To Launch "Team Oscar®"
12/18/2014 9:52:28 AM
Channing Tatum, Oscar producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, and the Academy today launched “Team Oscar” by inviting the next generation of filmmakers to create a short video and vie for the opportunity to appear onstage during the live Oscar broadcast.  Winners will deliver Oscar statuettes to celebrity presenters at the 87th Academy Awards® on Oscar Sunday, February 22, …
Rachel MacLynn of The Vida Consultancy to speak at the 2015 iDate Matchmaking Business Conference in Las Vegas
Rachel MacLynn of The Vida Consultancy to speak at the 2015 iDate Matchmaking Business Conference in Las Vegas
12/18/2014 8:00:00 AM
  New York, NY--Ticonderoga Ventures, Inc. announces that The Vida Consultancy will speak at the 40th international iDate Matchmaking Business Conference ( ) on January 20-22, 2015 at the Tropicana Las Vegas.     Rachel MacLynn, Managing Director of The Vida Consultancy will discuss matchmaking growth ideas, drawing examples from how …
AGO offers rare glimpse of life inside a Second World War Jewish ghetto through unearthed collection of photographs
12/17/2014 10:33:04 AM
This winter the AGO offers an extraordinarily rare glimpse of life inside the Lodz Ghetto during the Second World War through the daring lens of Polish Jewish photojournalist Henryk Ross (1910-1991). Situated in the heart of Poland, the city of Lodz was occupied by German forces in 1939 and became the country’s second largest ghetto for the Jewish population of Europe, after …
BT TV launches Sky Sports 1 and Sky Sports 2 on YouView
12/16/2014 11:43:46 AM
BT TV will offer Sky Sports 1 and 2 on its YouView boxes from today, following its successful application for interim relief at the Competition Appeal Tribunal. The news means that BT TV will be able to enhance its sports channel line-up on YouView boxes, adding Sky Sports 1 and Sky Sports 2 to its existing offering of BT Sport, ESPN and the Eurosport channels, and giving …
Intertops and Juicy Stakes Unveil Revamped Poker Clients
Intertops and Juicy Stakes Unveil Revamped Poker Clients
12/16/2014 7:59:31 AM
16 December 2014, St John’s, Antigua (Press Release) -- Intertops Poker and Juicy Stakes Poker, marquee sites on the Revolution Poker Network, are poised to improve their players’ experience with a revamped, easy-to-use client.   To mark the occasion, both sites are giving players an early Christmas present in the form of a 50% reload bonus up to $100, giving players the …
Conan O’Brien’s YouTube Channel Surpasses 1 Billion Total Views
12/15/2014 12:53:52 PM
Conan O’Brien and his "Team Coco" YouTube channel has continued to build its digital presence by surpassing 1 billion views on YouTube. The channel, which features clips from TBS’s popular late night series CONAN, along with internet-exclusive music and comedy, has also reached more than 2.2 million subscribers.   To celebrate its achievement, Team Coco is premiering its …
Cheryl loses out to ‘Mel B’ in popularity poll
12/15/2014 9:54:03 AM
With Ben Hainow carrying off first prize in this years X-Factor in the UK, amidst rumours of dressing room bust ups between Scary Spice ‘Mel B’ and Cheryl Fernadez-Versini, popular syndicated Radio show carried out a poll of popularity between the two.  Despite, Mel B occasionally being out of step with the public mood in the UK, during the X factor season it was she who …
HBO Receives 15 Golden Globe Nominations, the Most of Any Television Network this Year; Cinemax Receives 1 Golden Globe Nomination
12/11/2014 5:42:12 PM
HBO received 15 Golden Globe nominations, the most of any television network this year for the 14th year in a row, and CINEMAX received 1 Golden Globe nomination, for the upcoming 72nd annual Golden Globe Awards, which were announced today in Los Angeles. The Golden Globe Awards will be presented Jan. 11 in Los Angeles.             HBO’s Golden Globe nominations this year …
Grammy Foundation® To Present 17Th Annual Entertainment Law Initiative® Luncheon & Scholarship Presentation Featuring Keynote By Congressman Jerrold Nadler
12/10/2014 10:32:37 AM
Scholarship Program For Promising Entertainment Law Students Awards Cash Scholarships; Winners To Present Papers At Annual ELI Luncheon During GRAMMY Week The GRAMMY Foundation ® will present the 17th Annual Entertainment Law Initiative ® Luncheon & Scholarship Presentation featuring a keynote address by Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.). Russell …
Avid Congratulates its Many Customers Nominated for the 57th Annual GRAMMY® Awards
12/10/2014 9:17:27 AM
Avid ® ( NASDAQ: AVID ) today congratulated its many customers recognized as award nominees for the 57th Annual GRAMMY® Awards for their outstanding achievements in the recording arts. The world’s most prestigious ceremony for music excellence will honor numerous artists, producers and engineers who have embraced Avid Everywhere ™, using the Avid MediaCentral Platform and …
PokerTube Launches Exclusive Natasha Sandhu 2015 Calendar
PokerTube Launches Exclusive Natasha Sandhu 2015 Calendar
12/10/2014 7:51:38 AM
10 December 2014, Edinburgh, UK (Press Release) -- Online poker media hub PokerTube is launching an exclusive 2015 calendar featuring poker host and model Natasha Sandhu. Poker players all over the world are familiar with Natasha, who has graced some of the biggest tournaments around with her stunning looks and burgeoning poker talent. She also teamed up with PokerTube over …
NBCUniversal’s Hispanic Enterprises And Content Hires Leading Cross-Cultural Agency República
12/9/2014 11:17:55 AM
NBCUniversal’s Hispanic Enterprises and Content announced today that it has added República, one of America’s leading independent cross-cultural advertising, digital and communications agencies, to its agency roster, effective today. República will report into Jacqueline Hernandez, Chief Marketing Officer, Hispanic Enterprises and Content, NBCUniversal. This new assignment …
Discovery Communications And Hulu Announce Robust New Distribution Agreement
12/9/2014 9:22:24 AM
Discovery Communications and Hulu today announced an expansive new agreement for the distribution of titles from Discovery’s unparalleled portfolio of programming available to U.S. Hulu subscribers. Popular programs, including MYTHBUSTERS, THE LITTLE COUPLE, SAY YES TO THE DRESS, TREEHOUSE MASTERS, HOW IT’S MADE and HOMICIDE HUNTER will debut on Hulu beginning in January …
Guggenheim Museum Open on New Year’s Day, January 1
12/9/2014 8:46:40 AM
The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum will offer special holiday hours on Thursday, January 1, 2015, from 11 am to 6:00 pm. The Wright restaurant will be open for brunch, 11 am to 3:30 pm. Normally closed on Thursdays, the museum is opening on New Year’s Day to provide visitors with an opportunity to view the Guggenheim’s current exhibitions, including ZERO: Countdown to …
CBS And DISH Reach Content Carriage Agreement
12/9/2014 8:41:37 AM
CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS.A and CBS) and DISH Network L.L.C., a wholly owned subsidiary of DISH Network Corporation (NASDAQ: DISH), have reached a multi-year agreement for carriage of CBS owned stations across the country, as well as CBS Sports Network, Smithsonian Channel, TVGN and Showtime Networks, which includes Showtime TV Everywhere and Video-on-Demand rights. “We …
Lagardère Unlimited is the new Friends Arena operator
12/8/2014 11:55:35 AM
The Friends Arena owners today announced that Lagardère Unlimited is managing Friends Arena operations for at least the next 10 years.  As per the contract, Lagardère Unlimited is also signing a long-term property lease for the arena. The Swedish Football Association, Peab, Fabege, Solna, and Jernhusen own Friends Arena. Lagardère Unlimited has extensive experience in …
Tisch Grad Film Students Win 3 DGA Student Film Awards, Honoring Minority and Women Filmmakers
Tisch Grad Film Students Win 3 DGA Student Film Awards, Honoring Minority and Women Filmmakers
12/5/2014 12:24:30 PM
Three NYU Tisch students were among eight selected across the eastern region for 2014 DGA Student Film awards by the Directors Guild of America (DGA), the DGA announced this week. The awards, which were created to encourage outstanding minority and women film students, will be officially presented at a reception and screening on Thursday, December 11 at the DGA New York …