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Music Program Changes Lives & Reduces Violence in Washington DC
9/15/2014 5:20:19 PM
Guitars Not Guns® Music Program, a national nonprofit children’s music charity, announces strategic partnership with three DC based community businesses, Busboys and Poets   B&B Music Lessons and DC Guitar Lessons . Join the effort by attending a celebratory event from 6 to 8 pm on Sunday, September 28th, 2014. The location will be Busboys and Poets on 14 …
FiOS TV Customers Can Load Up and Binge on Free ‘On Demand’ With Sept. 19-29 Fall Marathon
FiOS TV Customers Can Load Up and Binge on Free ‘On Demand’ With Sept. 19-29 Fall Marathon
9/15/2014 2:06:20 PM
Keep your AA backup batteries handy. Put your household chores on hold. And get ready to give your TV remote a strenuous workout. With 70-plus full current and catch-up TV series, more than 2,300 movies and 60 participating networks (including their fall season TV premieres), the Verizon FiOS On Demand Fall Marathon will provide FiOS customers with an extraordinary array of …
Reginald Hudlin To Produce Academy’s 2014 Governors Awards
9/15/2014 1:32:02 PM
Reginald Hudlin will produce the 6th Annual Governors Awards for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs announced today.  The Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award will be presented to Harry Belafonte, and Honorary Awards will be presented to Jean-Claude Carričre, Hayao Miyazaki and Maureen O’Hara, on Saturday, November 8, at the Ray …
Hallmark Hall of Fame Moves Premieres to Hallmark Channel
Hallmark Hall of Fame Moves Premieres to Hallmark Channel
9/12/2014 5:31:24 PM
Hallmark Cards today announced that new movies in its acclaimed Hallmark Hall of Fame series will debut in 2014-15 on Hallmark Channel . The move comes after three years of a unique arrangement under which the premieres of new Hallmark Hall of Fame movies have aired on ABC and encore presentations have aired on Hallmark Channel the following week. Hallmark Channel will now …
TV Globo and Cisco Make Beautiful Video Together
9/12/2014 1:38:13 PM
Cisco and TV Globo, a leading television network operator in Brazil, and one of the largest content producers worldwide, recently expanded their partnership to create an eye-popping 4K/Ultra HD (UHD) ‘Future of Video’ internal demonstration during the World Cup, showcasing exclusively to Globo executives how the future live sports experiences could look and feel for viewers in …
Mobistar enters into partnership with Alpha Networks, Zappware and Siligence for the launch of its future interactive television service on the cable network
9/12/2014 12:27:30 PM
During IBC2014, the largest gathering of experts in the field of electronic media, content and entertainment in Amsterdam, Mobistar announces its partnership with Alpha Networks, Zappware and Siligence in the context of the launch of its future interactive television services on the cable network. Mobistar’s new television and broadband Internet services over the cable … Announces Series A Funding Round Led By Discovery Communications; Raises Just Under $5 Million
9/12/2014 10:41:42 AM
The Dodo announced today a $4.68 million Series A funding round led by Discovery, with participation from existing investors SoftBank Capital, Greycroft Partners, RRE Ventures, Sterling Equities and Bruce Wilpon. The company previously raised a $1 million seed round in September 2013, led by Lerer Hippeau Ventures, with participation from SoftBank Capital, Greycroft Partners, …
NAB Donates to Committee to Protect Journalists in Honor of James Foley and Steven Sotloff
9/12/2014 10:39:27 AM
NAB announced today that it will donate $10,000 to the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) in honor of James Foley and Steven Sotloff, American journalists who were abducted and murdered while covering the Syrian Civil War. "James Foley and Steven Sotloff showed incredible bravery in risking – and ultimately sacrificing – their lives to tell the story of the people of …
Avid Everywhere Brings Resolution Independence to Film and Television Production
9/11/2014 1:22:23 PM
Avid® ( OTC: AVID ) today announced an update for Media Composer® | Software that will allow video professionals to acquire, manage, edit, and deliver native 4K media faster and more efficiently than ever, whether working on premises or in the cloud. Leveraging the newly announced Avid Resolution Independence architecture, Media Composer will offer the most complete and …
Alcatel-Lucent enhances and virtualizes content delivery to enable pay-TV providers to cope with the explosion of IP video traffic
9/10/2014 1:37:25 PM
Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) is to introduce new features to its Velocix Content Delivery Network (CDN) solution to enable pay-TV operators to better manage their networks and set a new standard for the customer experience of IP video services. As operators cope with the ever-increasing amount of IP-based video traffic, the Velocix CDN offers a number of …
Danica McKellar to appear at Los Angeles Shelter for Get Your Licks on Route 66® pet adoption tour
9/9/2014 8:49:08 PM
6th Annual Month Long Pet Adoption Tour: Get Your Licks on Route 66 September 12-October 19, 2014   MARSING, ID – FIDO Friendly magazine presents the sixth annual month long pet adoption tour: Get Your Licks on Route 66!   Powered by Ford with media sponsor Animal Radio , the tour travels down America’s Favorite Highway from Los Angeles to Chicago, stopping at …
ACCESS and NEOTION Demonstrate Integration of DLNA CVP-2 Guidelines with Secure HDMI Dongle to Power Multi-screen Monetization
9/8/2014 9:14:19 PM
ACCESS CO., LTD. (IBC stand 14.D14) , a global provider of advanced software technologies to the mobile, beyond-PC and digital TV markets, and NEOTION (IBC stand 4.B53), a French high-tech company providing innovative solutions for the international Digital Television market, will showcase at IBC 2014 the integration of ACCESS’ NetFront™ Living Connect DLNA Technology …
Honda Takes to the Field with ESPN College Football; Expands Marketing Integration to Become Musical Pulse of College Football Coverage
9/8/2014 8:58:54 AM
Through a multi-year agreement that builds on a long relationship with ESPN, Honda has launched an integrated marketing campaign in support of ESPN’s college football programming, extending the automaker’s reach to a younger, more active audience. Honda will have a presence during college football segments in SportsCenter and Honda’s groundbreaking, 360-degree music …
Lawo onside with IMG, largest independent sports producer.
9/5/2014 8:05:29 PM
Creating more than 21,000 hours of television and more than 30,000 hours of radio annually, IMG is the largest independent producer of sports programming in the world. Its biggest program of 2014, however, has been the relocation of its UK operation to new facilities on the outskirts of London, and the installation of what is reckoned to be the largest digital audio …

NASA Television to Broadcast Sept. 10 Return of Space Station Crew
NASA Television to Broadcast Sept. 10 Return of Space Station Crew
9/5/2014 7:46:03 PM
Three crew members aboard the International Space Station are scheduled to end almost six months on the orbiting laboratory on Sept. 10 and NASA Television will provide complete coverage. Expedition 40 Commander Steve Swanson of NASA and Flight Engineers Alexander Skvortsov and Oleg Artemyev of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) will undock their Soyuz spacecraft …
Sky News Further Extends US Distribution through Xbox 360 Launch
Sky News Further Extends US Distribution through Xbox 360 Launch
9/5/2014 11:16:06 AM
Building on the successful launches of Sky News on Apple TV, Roku and Livestation, Sky today announced the forthcoming availability of its award-winning 24/7 broadcast news on Xbox 360. The launch further extends Sky News’ presence in the US while giving its UK viewers a fresh new option for accessing live and on demand news coverage. The service will enable millions of …
Cartoon Network Enlists One Million People to Share “I Speak Up” Online Videos
9/4/2014 5:17:24 PM
As bullying continues to affect millions of kids nationwide, Cartoon Network is kicking off its annual Stop Bullying: Speak Up campaign with a video call-to-action encouraging people to speak up on behalf of kids who need help. With a goal of attaining the combined voice of one million user-generated videos, the network is giving people the opportunity to say to the world, “I …
Tough Times. Tough Family. Tough Love. Animal Planet’S “Pit Bulls & Parolees” Returns On A New Date This October
9/3/2014 7:37:00 PM
Tia Torres is a firm believer in second chances. She’s dedicated the past two decades to building  Villalobos Rescue Center  – the largest pit bull rescue center in the U.S. Torres gives a new lease on life to dogs that were discarded, demonized and abused – often due solely to the reputation of their breed. Villalobos also has offered a fresh start to the more than 50 …
ACCESS Showcases Integration of Media Sharing and TV-Centric Browser Deployment with Zenterio OS at IBC
9/2/2014 5:40:14 PM
ACCESS CO., LTD. (IBC stand 14.D14), a global provider of advanced software technologies to the mobile, beyond-PC and digital TV markets and Zenterio, the provider of the independent operating system platform for interactive TV, today announced the full integration and deployment of ACCESS’ media sharing and TV-centric browser with Zenterio OS. The integration of ACCESS’ key …
Exciting New Episodes of Innovations with Ed Begley Jr to Air via Discovery Channel
Exciting New Episodes of Innovations with Ed Begley Jr to Air via Discovery Channel
9/2/2014 10:10:10 AM
Innovations Television, produced by DMG Productions, announced today that they are gathering content for upcoming episodes of Innovations, focusing on bioscience and technology, slated to air first quarter 2015. Innovations, hosted by Ed Begley, Jr., is dedicated to defining and exploring today’s latest breakthroughs and advancements taking place in all areas of society. This …