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Oscar® Nominees Common And John Legend To Perform Together At The Oscars®
Oscar® Nominees Common And John Legend To Perform Together At The Oscars®
1/27/2015 5:13:48 PM
Musical artists Common and John Legend will perform their Oscar®-nominated song “Glory” at the 87th Oscars, show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced today. The Oscars, hosted by Neil Patrick Harris, will air on Sunday, February 22, live on ABC. “Common and John Legend are artists who have always lifted our spirits and made us think,” said Zadan and Meron. “The …
Progressive® Insurance goes into ’Beast Mode’ for the biggest game of the year
1/27/2015 4:41:55 PM
What will—or won’t—running back Marshawn Lynch say to reporters leading up to the big game? It’s a question that’s been asked across the sports world for months. Football’s most enigmatic player has been tight-lipped as of late, but Lynch had plenty to say in an 80-second interview that went live before Tuesday’s Media Day event. The tongue-in-cheek digital video, which was …
Special Olympics to Unite the USA in the First-ever Unified Relay Across America Presented by Bank of America
1/27/2015 4:35:34 PM
Special Olympics and Michelle Kwan announced today on ABC’s “Good Morning America” that registration has opened for the first-ever Special Olympics Unified Relay Across America presented by Bank of America. The Unified Relay will give anyone in the country a chance to carry the Flame of Hope that will be lit in Athens, Greece and help deliver it to Los Angeles for the …
Telestream Demonstrates Advances in Enterprise-Class Video Transcoding & Workflow Automation at CABSAT
1/27/2015 9:21:05 AM
Telestream ®, (stand B2-32), a leading provider of digital media tools and workflow solutions, will use CABSAT 2015 to demonstrate its enterprise-class software products. Visitors will see the company’s flagship Vantage product family, which offers GPU accelerated transcoding and intelligent workflow automation for broadcast, cable, post-production, IPTV, OTT, and multiscreen …
BAFTA Announces Audi As Nominees’ Party Co-host
BAFTA Announces Audi As Nominees’ Party Co-host
1/26/2015 10:36:46 AM
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has today announced that, for the first time, the Nominees’ Party for the EE British Academy Film Awards will be co-hosted by Audi and held at Kensington Palace in London. The event takes place on Saturday 7 February, the night before the Awards. Audi extends its partnership with BAFTA, having supported the Awards as Official …
The Recording Academy® Announces Official Sponsors For 57Th Annual Grammy Awards®
1/26/2015 10:30:20 AM
The Recording Academy® proudly announced its official marketing partners for this year’s 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards ®.   Aflac , CÎROC Vodka, Degree Women Deodorant & Antiperspirant ,  Delta Air Lines , Hilton , Hyundai , JBL, MasterCard , Microsoft ,   PEOPLE , Pepsi , Proctor & Gamble ( COVERGIRL , Crest Whitestrips , Herbal Essences , and Olay ), …
Zito Media Improves Reliability of High Speed Internet Service in Clanton, AL
1/23/2015 11:42:03 AM
Zito Media announced that it has recently completed work that will significantly improve its High Speed Internet service in Clanton, AL.  In a letter sent to Clanton area residents, Zito apologized for falling short with its initial High Speed Internet launch, explaining that underlying maintenance issues with the cable plant were significantly greater than they had …
Ready, Set, Hike! Tots Take Over The Staduim For The ENFAGROW® TODDLER BOWL Premiering On TLC, Discovery Life Channel And Discovery Family Channel
1/23/2015 11:06:14 AM
Tighten up those diapers and toss the pacifier, because it’s game time! Offering an adorable alternative to game-day programming that features America’s cutest little future quarterbacks and fans, TLC, Discovery Life Channel and presenting sponsor Mead Johnson unveil the ENFAGROW™ TODDLER BOWL, premiering on both networks Sunday, February 1 at 12 PM ET and encoring at 2 …
Nissan celebrates dads in lead-up to Super Bowl XLIX through #withdad campaign
1/22/2015 3:13:02 PM
Nissan today unveiled a unique marketing campaign as part of the company’s run-up to advertising in Super Bowl XLIX, the first time the automaker has advertised during the big game in nearly two decades. Unlike typical Super Bowl teaser campaigns, Nissan will not tease the actual game day spot prior to airing during the Super Bowl. Without revealing the game day commercial, …
Two-Time Grammy® Winner LL COOL J Returns To Host The 57Th Annual Grammy Awards®
1/22/2015 10:25:12 AM
Entertainment icon and two-time GRAMMY® winner LL COOL J is set to return as host of the 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards® marking his fourth consecutive year as MC. Over the years, the dynamic host has presided over 10 GRAMMY shows, tributes, and specials, and served as a producer for "The GRAMMY Nominations Concert Live!! — Countdown To Music’s Biggest Night®," and "A Very …
SNICKERS® Teases A ‘Very Brady’ Super Bowl XLIX Commercial
SNICKERS® Teases A ‘Very Brady’ Super Bowl XLIX Commercial
1/22/2015 8:57:19 AM
Today, Mars Chocolate North America gave America its first taste of the all-new 30-second commercial from SNICKERS® that will air during the first quarter of Super Bowl XLIX on Sunday, Feb. 1, on NBC. The new ad from SNICKERS®, the most beloved star of Super Bowl XLIX, could be someone you might not expect. A new teaser for the spot is now online on the official SNICKERS® …
Christie Vive Audio Cinema Solution On Track For 100 Installs In Inaugural Year
1/21/2015 12:04:23 PM
Christie® , a world leader in advanced cinema technologies, announced that the company was on schedule to install its 100th Christie Vive Audio™ cinema sound system . “Christie made history a year ago when it began shipping the world’s first audio system to feature a unique ribbon driver technology in a single enclosure line array design, purposely crafted and built for …
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1/21/2015 6:32:05 AM
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New Series From Discovery Networks International Uncovers Phenomenal Footage From Around The Globe In “CHAOS: CAUGHT ON CAMERA”
1/20/2015 3:55:15 PM
Discovery Networks International is bringing viewers worldwide a brand new series – CHAOS: CAUGHT ON CAMERA –where life’s moments spin out of control, leaving chaos and destruction in their wake. CHAOS: CAUGHT ON CAMERA , a brand-new 10x30’ series produced by Barcroft Productions, featuring user-generated content, premieres internationally on Discovery Networks …
BMW to Advertise All-Electric BMW i3 during Super Bowl XLIX
BMW to Advertise All-Electric BMW i3 during Super Bowl XLIX
1/20/2015 10:14:04 AM
BMW announced plans to feature the all-electric BMW i3 in a 60-second spot during Super Bowl XLIX on Sunday, February 1, 2015.  After a 4-year hiatus, BMW will be returning to the big game with a commercial during the first quarter.   “As one in three Americans will tune in to watch the Super Bowl, we are thrilled to use this platform to educate viewers on the importance of …
Jim Cantore To Join Sam Champion on AMHQ
Jim Cantore To Join Sam Champion on AMHQ
1/15/2015 10:45:23 AM
The Weather Channel announced today that meteorologist and storm tracker Jim Cantore will be joining Sam Champion as co-host of AMHQ, the network’s flagship morning show. Beginning Monday January 26, weekdays from 7 - 10 a.m. ET, Champion and Cantore will follow Wake Up with Al, giving the network’s viewers a lineup of Al Roker, Sam Champion and Jim Cantore every morning from …
NABEF Accepting Entries for Celebration of Service to America Awards
1/13/2015 4:30:07 PM
The National Association of Broadcasters Education Foundation (NABEF) announced it is now accepting entries for the 2015 Celebration of Service to America Awards , recognizing outstanding community service by local broadcasters. Winners will be honored at the Celebration of Service to America dinner and awards presentation held Tuesday, June 16, 2015 at the National Building …
Media and Presentation Skills Training
Media and Presentation Skills Training
1/12/2015 5:11:45 PM
Media and presentation skills coach Michael Drake has launched his new website This site features media training, presentation skills and speech dynamics, and crisis communications courses, as well as techniques on how to overcome stage fright whether in front of the TV cameras or a live audience. It also has a series of free articles and videos on how …
Rozzi Crane, John Mellencamp And Lindsey Stirling Announced As Additional Performers; Plus Special Guest Olivia Harrison To Join The 17Th Annual Grammy Foundation® Legacy Concert Lean On Me, Presented By Seagate® On Feb. 5
1/9/2015 10:28:40 AM
WHO:      The GRAMMY Foundation® will host the 17th Annual GRAMMY Foundation Legacy Concert Lean On Me: A Celebration Of Music And Philanthropy , featuring live musical performances and archival footage from its preservation archives. Performers include GRAMMY ® winners Melissa Etheridge , Cyndi Lauper , John Mellencamp and Willie Nelson ; current GRAMMY nominee …
Canon U.S.A.’s Larry Thorpe Honored With Television Academy Lifetime Achievement Emmy® Award
Canon U.S.A.’s Larry Thorpe Honored With Television Academy Lifetime Achievement Emmy® Award
1/9/2015 10:22:42 AM
Canon U.S.A. Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, is proud to announce today that Senior Fellow Larry Thorpe has received the Charles F. Jenkins Lifetime Achievement Award, honoring an individual whose ongoing contributions have significantly affected the state of television technology and engineering. The award was presented during the 66th Primetime Emmy Engineering …