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WE tv Is Getting in the Box — the ‘Sex Box’ — Network Greenlights First-Ever Extreme Relationship Therapy Series for 2015 Premiere

Press release from WE tv: NEW YORK, NY – August 21, 2015 – WE tv today announced the series greenlight of Sex Box for an early 2015 exclusive U.S. premiere. Produced by Relativity Television, and adapted from the UK series…

2014 Creative Emmys Awards — List of Nominees and Winners

Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series Allison Janney, Masters of Sex — WINNER Kate Burton, Scandal Jane Fonda, The Newsroom Margo Martindale, The Americans Kate Mara, House of Cards Diana Rigg, Game of Thrones Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series…

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Announces the Election of Charles L. Dages, Former Warner Bros. Executive, as Chairman of the Board

Press release from NATAS: New York, NY – August 13, 2014 — The governing Board of Trustees of The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) today announced the election of Charles (Chuck) L. Dages, former Warner Bros. Executive…

CBS and Tribune Broadcasting Announce New Home for the CBS Television Network in the Indianapolis Market

Press release from CBS and Tribune Media, Aug. 11, 2014: CBS Corporation and Tribune Broadcasting today announced a comprehensive, long-term agreement that renews their existing affiliation agreements and gives the nation’s #1 network a new home in the Indianapolis market…

History Launches Planet H — New Brand Extension Designed for Kids Ages 7-11

Press release from History, Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014: HISTORY today announced the launch of Planet H, a new brand extension created for kids ages 7-11 to explore historical topics and eras through play. The announcement was made by Dan Suratt,…

TV PR Veteran Jim Weiss Named SVP, Corporate Communications, for Bounce Media and Katz Broadcasting

Press release from Katz Broadcasting, Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014: Longtime television industry public relations executive Jim Weiss (@JJWeiss1) has been named Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications for Bounce Media and Katz Broadcasting, it was announced today. Weiss will oversee all…

Debmar-Mercury Promotes Alexandra Jewett to EVP, Programming

Press Release from Debmar-Mercury, Aug. 5, 2014: Debmar-Mercury, a leading independent media company, today announced the promotion of Alexandra Jewett from senior to executive VP, programming. Working in partnership with Lonnie Burstein, who will remain as EVP, programming, the team…

Gannett’s Official Press Release About Spinning Off Publishing Business — Including USA Today — and Purchasing the Part of Cars.com It Doesn’t Already Own

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 08/05/2014 GANNETT TO CREATE TWO INDUSTRY-LEADING COMPANIES WITH SCALE THROUGH SPIN-OFF OF PUBLISHING BUSINESS TO GANNETT SHAREHOLDERS WILL ALSO ACCELERATE GROWTH OF DIGITAL PORTFOLIO WITH $1.8 BILLION ACQUISITION OF REMAINING 73% INTEREST IN CARS.COM McLean, VA, August…

Now ‘Sharknado’ Will Light Up America’s Homes! Syfy and Philips Announce First-Ever Transmedia Lighting Experience for ‘Sharknado’ and ‘Sharknado 2′ In-Home Screening

Press release from Syfy and Philips Lighting Communications, July 24, 2014: Just in time for the world premiere of Sharknado 2: The Second One, Syfy and Philips, the global leader in lighting, today announced the first-ever television content-focused immersive lighting…

After Discovery’s ‘Shark Week’ Comes ‘Bark Week’: A Week-Long Event Celebrating Man’s Best Friend on the Hub Network, Starting Aug. 17

Press release from the Hub Network, July 23, 2014: Fresh off the biting adventures of Discovery’s “Shark Week” comes the Hub Network’s celebration of a furrier creature — dogs. Starting Sunday, August 17 to Friday, August 22, the Network is…