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The Big Bang Theory is the Geeky Gift that Keeps on Giving for On Demand Audiences
12/22/2014 12:25:43 PM
With more than 233 million hours viewed each month, Xfinity On Demand is one of the most viewed platforms for time-shifting on TV. It includes 53,000 choices, including a growing collection of current season TV shows and hit movies, many now available to own and access anytime. PHILADELPHIA, PA The top 20 TV series on Xfinity On Demand for the week of Dec. 7 – 13 were: …
ChyronHego Technology Gives Life to Tinker Bell and Other Visual Effects in NBC’s Peter Pan Live
12/22/2014 12:24:30 PM
ChyronHego’s Lyric™ PRO advanced graphics creation software and Virtual Placement system played starring roles in NBC’s “Peter Pan Live!,” which aired to an estimated television viewing audience of more than 9 million on Dec. 4.  Using Lyric PRO running on ChyronHego’s Mosaic™ graphics platform, technicians created the animated character of Tinker Bell and manipulated her …
Elemental Fuels Global Ambitions with $14.5M in Telstra-led Financing
12/22/2014 11:47:10 AM
Elemental Technologies, the leading supplier of software-defined video solutions for multiscreen content delivery , today announced that it has secured $14.5 million in series D financing led by Telstra, Australia’s largest telecommunications and information services company . Telstra is joined in the round by Sky, Europe’s largest entertainment company , and existing …
Arrow® Products Appear on “Fix It, Finish It” TV Show with Antonio Sabàto, Jr.
Arrow® Products Appear on “Fix It, Finish It” TV Show with Antonio Sabàto, Jr.
12/19/2014 9:37:00 AM
Arrow Fastener Company , the creator of the iconic T50® stapler, is proud to announce that many of its products, ranging from the PT50™ Pneumatic Stapler to the HT55BL Hammer Tacker and RHT300™ Twister Rivet Tool, were selected for several episodes of the new syndicated home-renovation television show " Fix It & Finish It " with Antonio Sabàto, Jr.  “Fix It & …
British TV Star Chronicles Body Transformation In Two-Part TLC Special FAT AND BACK (WT)
12/19/2014 9:34:12 AM
British television personality, Katie Hopkins, has gone on the record to express her controversial views saying that the solution to obesity is simple – eat less and work out more. In a two-part special FAT AND BACK (WT) airing on TLC January 18th and 25th at 10pm , Katie sets out to nearly double her body weight before aiming to lose it in an attempt to prove her theory …
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 …
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, …
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 …
Panasonic Introduces AJ-PG50 Portable Field Recorder With Flexible Support For Advanced Avc-Ultra Workflows, Economical High-Speed And High-Quality
Panasonic Introduces AJ-PG50 Portable Field Recorder With Flexible Support For Advanced Avc-Ultra Workflows, Economical High-Speed And High-Quality
12/16/2014 11:35:38 AM
Panasonic has announced the availability of the new AJ-PG50 field recorder, the first to support the AVC-ULTRA codec. With microP2 card compatibility, a variety of professional interfaces and diverse networking abilities, the PG50 is an ideal solution for backup recording, monitoring, previewing, file copying and many other critical field uses.   The recorder also provides a …
G’Day Casino Launches Epic 12 Days of Christmas Bonuses
G’Day Casino Launches Epic 12 Days of Christmas Bonuses
12/16/2014 8:08:39 AM
16 December 2014, London, UK (Press Release) -- Players from all over the world are enjoying early Christmas presents thanks to G’Day Casino’s innovative 12 Days of Christmas promotion. The online casino has been popular since its launch in 2013, thanks to its wide range of pokies, including huge progressive jackpots, and free slabs of beer for any first time visitor who …
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 …
Czech Republic And Slovakia Public Broadcasters Begin Test Broadcast Of Ultra HD Content Via SES’s Astra 3B Satellite
12/15/2014 12:17:27 PM
SES S.A. (NYSE Euronext Paris and Luxembourg Stock Exchange: SESG), Ceska Televize (CT), RTVS and Ceske Radiokomunikace announced today that they will begin test broadcasts of Ultra HD content via SES’s ASTRA 3B satellite. The Czech Republic public TV provider CT and Slovakian public broadcaster RTVS, in cooperation with leading Czech provider of digital infrastructure Ceske …
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 …
Help a Golden Retriever Heal from a “Golden Moment”
Help a Golden Retriever Heal from a “Golden Moment”
12/12/2014 9:24:27 PM
Few things in life tug on the heart strings like the story of a boy and his dog. Randall is a rescue Golden Retriever who was saved by the Golden Retriever Club of Greater Los Angeles Rescue (GRCGLARescue) a few months ago, found a foster home and then suffered a serious accident requiring extensive surgery when he jumped out of a second story window to be with his foster …
Hong Kong Florist Wins Award For Gift Category
12/12/2014 10:03:23 AM
Hong Kong – For the first time, Flower Delivery Hong Kong Ltd has come home with one of the most coveted awards in Hong Kong business circles.  The HKVMC 2015 award for gift category is widely viewed as a major award in Hong Kong, and the company is beyond pleased to have been selected.   “For businesses in Hong Kong, this is the equivalent of a Tony, Oscar, Pulitzer and …
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 …
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 …
Innovations TV Series to Feature American Association of Feline Practitioners, Airing via Discovery Channel
Innovations TV Series to Feature American Association of Feline Practitioners, Airing via Discovery Channel
12/9/2014 10:12:36 AM
The American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP) has just announced that they will be featured in an upcoming episode of Innovations with Ed Begley Jr., airing mid 2015 via The Discovery Channel. Dates and show times TBA. The AAFP improves the health and welfare of cats by supporting high standards of practice, continuing education for veterinary professionals, and …