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Page 3 of Television News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



Why Are Popular Young Stars Flocking to The ‘Net?

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Eye Scream Films today announced the premiere of their new on-line comedy series, Poor Paul, starring Kevin G. Schmidt (Cheaper By The Dozen 1 and 2, Butterfly Effect, Young and The Restless), Zack Bennett (Down the PCH), Nicholas Braun (Sky High, Minutemen), Samantha Droke (Suite Life of Zack and Cody), Floriana Lima (How I Met Your Mother), Palmer Scott (Nip/Tuck) and co-produced by Kevin Schlanser (lonelygirl15). It will air on YouTube, MySpace and exclusively in HD on KoldCastTV. (VIDEO – VNR)

Home Shopping Latino, Inc. Launches a $6 Million Dollar Global Media Fund Campaign

CARSON, Nev., Sept. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Home Shopping Latino, a Delaware Corporation (OTC: HSPL / HSPL.pk), dba Viva Telecompras, announced today that they are launching their nationwide media campaign for the company and its subsidiary, Viva Telecompras. In addition, the network intends to offer its own credit card and payment plan for Miami, FL.

VIVA Telecompras Revamps its Website for the Financial Community

MIAMI, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Home Shopping Latino, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: HSPL), a Spanish TV network covering North America, today announced the revamping of the company’s VIVA website. Home Shopping Latino, Inc. will go on air as Viva Telecompras and will share the airwaves with such big names as HBO, National Geographic and Cinemax, and will be delivering their message through real-time broadcasts and interactive website experiences, as well as co-ventures with cell phone companies.

NewsChannel 5’s Troubleshooter Stories Prompt New Bill to Protect Ohio Homeowners

CLEVELAND, Ohio, June 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NewsChannel 5 Troubleshooter Joe Pagonakis is making a difference! His stories about problems between northeast Ohioans and their home improvement contractors have led to new legislation designed to protect home owners throughout the state. Pagonakis’ stories caught the attention of State Senator Bob Spada (R-North Royalton), who today passed Senate Bill 275, legislation which would provide stronger consumer protections against home improvement contractors who defraud Ohio homeowners.

NewsChannel 5 Investigators Earn Top Honors

CLEVELAND, Ohio, June 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The NewsChannel 5 Investigators, northeast Ohio’s largest investigative team, captured four awards from the Associated Press. Each member of the investigative team (Duane Pohlman, Ron Regan, and Joe Pagonakis) was recognized for their exceptional work in the Large Market television categories. ‘I was thrilled but not surprised,’ comments NewsChannel 5’s interim news director, Jim Scott.

NewsChannel 5 Follows Local Students’ Journey to Scripps National Spelling Bee

CLEVELAND, Ohio, May 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The 2008 Scripps National Spelling Bee takes place this week in Washington D.C., featuring six contestants from Northeast Ohio and other top spellers from across the U.S., including competitors from Europe, Guam, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, The Bahamas, American Samoa, Ghana, South Korea, Canada and New Zealand. NewsChannel 5 reporter Deb Lee is profiling the six local contestants.

Boulder’s Storytime Yoga Show for Children to Premiere on Rocky Mountain PBS Sunday, June 1

BOULDER, Colo., May 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Storytime Yoga’s first children’s show, The Peddler’s Dream, will air on Rocky Mountain PBS on Sunday, June 1 at 8:30 a.m. The half-hour show, produced by Flashback Media, teaches children ages 3-8 yoga through storytelling. The Peddler’s Dream is a folktale from England, and teaches children about following their dream. The story is retold with beautiful stick puppets, created by Artist Angela Beloian.

Ohio Media Advisory: Avon Lake Man Competes on ‘Jeopardy!’

CLEVELAND, Ohio, April 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bret Kirwan, a resident of Avon Lake, recently competed on the hit game show ‘Jeopardy!’ which airs on WEWS NewsChannel 5. Viewers can see the exciting episodes featuring Bret beginning this Monday, April 21st, at 7:30 p.m. only on NewsChannel 5.

Media Advisory: NewsChannel 5 and ABC’s Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Wants Cleveland!

CLEVELAND, Ohio, March 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NewsChannel 5 and ABC need your help! Do you know someone whose home deserves an Extreme Makeover? If so, the producers of Extreme Makeover: Home Edition want to hear from you. Host Ty Pennington and his crew have been all across the map and are ready to drive that bus into a northeast Ohio neighborhood. Extreme Makeover: Home Edition airs on WEWS NewsChannel 5 each Sunday at 8PM.

NASCAR Driver-Network Broadcaster Wally Dallenbach Jr. Joins KDHD.TV as Automotive Expert

VISTA, Calif. – Feb. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NASCAR racing legend Wally Dallenbach Jr, motor sports broadcaster for NBC, ABC, TNT and USA Network, joins KDHD-TV, LLC’s team of broadcasters providing live content to national and local news programs around the country. Dallenbach rounds out the roster of broadcast savvy experts covering the dynamic tech, gaming, travel and toy industries for the satellite tour/broadcast news content provider.

Meteorologist and Mom Susanne Horgan Returns to NewsChannel 5

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Feb. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Meteorologist Susanne Horgan returns to NewsChannel 5’s Good Morning Cleveland on Wednesday, February 6th. Following the birth of her first child Thomas in December, Susanne spent her maternity leave learning the ropes of motherhood away from the Power of 5 weather center.

Media Advisory: Save Money This February On Good Morning Cleveland!

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Jan. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Watch NewsChannel 5’s Good Morning Cleveland during the month of February and save money. Consumer Specialist Angie Lau reveals 29 ways to save during the 29 days of the month. From lowering your utilities to saving on meals, viewers throughout northeast Ohio will learn unique and practical ways to put money back in their pockets. Never before has the station devoted an entire month to one mission – helping viewers save money.

RTN Adds a Media General Affiliate in Providence

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Dec. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Retro Television Network (RTN), which is nationally owned and distributed by Equity Media Holdings Corporation (Nasdaq: EMDA), announced today that it will partner with Media General to bring RTN programming to Providence, RI. The new affiliate, which is the 5th Media General station to sign with RTN, will launch early next year on a digital stream of WJAR, the NBC affiliate in Providence.

CNBC Stocking Stuffer List Begins with Quik Pod(R)

BUFFALO, N.Y. – Dec. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Quik Pod(R), created by Fromm Works Inc., the world’s first handheld extendable tripod, begins the list of CNBC’s ‘Pogue’s Holiday Gadget Picks List’ as selected by David Pogue, the personal technology columnist for The New York Times.

CheapBooks Personality Makes Appearance on America’s Got Talent

SYRACUSE, N.Y., June 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Rich Natole, a voice talent for CheapBooks.com, made an appearance on America’s Got Talent on the Tuesday, June 12, 2007 episode. Natole, a master impressionist, showed off his skills while doing a John Travolta impression. Natole began lending his voice to CheapBooks in 2005 with the start of a national radio campaign.

The Food Network’s ‘Unwrapped’ to feature Java Juice(R) Liquid Coffee Extract

VENICE, Calif. – May 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Just in time for camping season, the Food Network’s series Unwrapped features Java Juice(R), a ‘machine-less’ liquid coffee essence. On the upcoming Unwrapped segment titled ‘On the Go,’ foodies will discover why the liquid concentrate was an immediate hit with the outdoor industry.

Win a Diamond Ring from Whiteflash and FOX

HOUSTON, Texas – Mar. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Some lucky author will win a dazzling 1 carat ‘A Cut Above’ princess diamond engagement ring from online boutique Whiteflash.com in an ongoing promotion celebrating the new FOX series The Wedding Bells. ‘The Perfect Proposal Sweepstakes’ is accepting romantic proposal ideas of 500 words or less through April 17. The author of the most original, romantic and fun submission will receive this beautiful prize, valued at $5000.

Winners ‘Dig for Diamonds’ in Cakes in a FOX/Whiteflash Promotion

HOUSTON, Texas – Mar. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A lucky winner screamed with delight as she uncovered a dazzling three-carat ‘A Cut Above’ Princess cut diamond (The most visually balanced(TM) diamond in the world) set in a platinum Champaigne setting. 33 other winners dug through wedding cakes to find one-carat ‘Expert Selection’ diamond rings from online boutique Whiteflash.com.

QuicKutz Inventor Natasha Hixon featured on TV Show: Designing Spaces Special Holiday Edition

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Dec. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Wondering how you can catch the Scrapbooking wave? Then you shouldn’t miss the special episode of ‘Designing Spaces for the Holidays.’ The hit Quorum Productions television program will feature Natasha Hixon, a scrapbooker who invented a tool aimed at making the popular craft easier and more fun.

Designing Spaces ‘Special Holiday Edition’ Features Generations on Effective Home Office and Craft Studio Storage

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Dec. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Is your home office or craft studio in need of some serious organization? Then you shouldn’t miss the special episode of ‘Designing Spaces for the Holidays.’ The hit Quorum Productions television program will feature Lynda Musante from Generations showing viewers the newest trends in storage for scrap booking, home offices, and craft studios.

Quorum Productions’ Hit TV Show Designing Spaces ‘Special Holiday Edition’ Features Chase Bank USA on Protecting Identity Theft and Credit Fraud When Making Holiday Purchases

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Nov. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Will you be using your credit card this holiday season? Then you shouldn’t miss the special episode of ‘Designing Spaces for the Holidays.’ The hit Quorum Productions television program will feature an expert from Chase Bank USA who will make viewers aware of what they can do to protect themselves from fraud and identity theft.

Hit TV Show Designing Spaces ‘Special Holiday Edition’ Features Celebrity Cruise Lines

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Nov. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Does your holiday shopping list include a family vacation? Then you shouldn’t miss the special episode of ‘Designing Spaces for the Holidays.’ The hit Quorum Productions television program will feature Chris Jurasas from Celebrity Cruises showing how cruising can be comfortable, upscale, and include activities for everyone in the family.

Quorum Productions’ Hit W the women’s show ‘Holiday Greetings’ to Feature Tips on How to Make Grooming Easy

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. – Nov. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Do you find it hard to see when you’re trying to tweeze? Do you have cracked or dry feet, aging skin or tired muscles? Then you shouldn’t miss the special episode of W the women’s show ‘Holiday Greetings.’ The hit Quorum Productions television program will feature an expert from Idea Village to show women the best ways to beat these common grooming problems.

Wildfire to Light Up Extreme Makeover: Home Edition

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Oct. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Wildfire, Inc. of Los Angeles, known for providing UV effects and materials to the entertainment industry for 17 years, will be joining the set of ‘Extreme Makeover: Home Edition’ in an episode to be aired Sunday, October 15 at 8/9 pm CST. Wildfire manufactures high output UV lighting.

Who Wants to be a Millionaire Audition Showcases Talent of Ohio Center for Broadcasting Students

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Sept 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Students from the Cleveland Campus of the Ohio Center for Broadcasting spent a day with the production staff of the ABC Television show ‘Who Wants to be a Millionaire’ as the show stopped in Cleveland on September 7th to hold auditions for the next contestants of the show. Both Cleveland students and show and station executives felt the day went great, and the students were left with a lasting impression of the excitement associated with being on staff of an international hit TV show.

National Telly Award Honors American Indian Homelands: Matters of Truth, Honor and Dignity – Immemorial

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – June 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Vanbar Productions, a Minneapolis-based documentary production company, has won a 2005/2006 Telly Award, one of the electronic media’s most prestigious, for outstanding production achievement for its production of American Indian Homelands: Matters Of Truth, Honor And Dignity – Immemorial.

World Blackjack Champion Signs with the Ultimate Blackjack Tour

LAS VEGAS, NV – June 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In the Spot Light, Inc. is pleased to announce that World Blackjack champion Ken Einiger has been signed by the Ultimate Blackjack Tour to be part of Team UBT that will travel around the world to compete in major televised blackjack tournaments.

Hollywood Couple, Adrianne Curry and Christopher Knight, Say ‘I Do’ with Custom Designed Whiteflash.com Wedding Bands

HOUSTON, TX – May 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Whiteflash.com custom designed one-of-a-kind wedding bands for the upcoming nuptials of Adrianne Curry, winner of America’s Next Top Model, and Christopher Knight, of Brady Bunch fame. The two met on the set of VH1’s Surreal Life last year and have been heading toward wedded bliss ever since. Whiteflash, a diamond and jewelry e-boutique, was heralded by Kiplinger’s Magazine as ‘Lord of the Online Rings.’ The company’s world-renowned jewelry artisans handcrafted the famous couple’s wedding bands.

New Psychic Medium TV Special ‘Messages’ to Air March 4th in Dallas, Texas

DALLAS, TX – Feb. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Omni Visual Media has produced a 1 hour special for television named ‘Messages with Carla Mae’ airing on UPN21 in Dallas – Fort Worth on March 4th, 2006 at 6 – 7pm. The new program features internationally renowned medium Carla Mae as she touches people’s lives by connecting them with the other side, as well as documents gripping spiritual stories of miracles, growth and healing.

TVHound Launches Interactive Television Guide for TV Fans and Couch Potatoes

NEW YORK, NY – Oct. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TVHound LLC today announced the launch of their interactive online television guide that allows TV fans to ‘sniff out’ when their favorite shows, stars, subjects and genres are on TV. TVHound(TM) will also send email to registered users to let fans know when future airtimes featuring their favorite search items become available.

‘Life Beyond Bunions’ TV Show Seeks Southland Bunion Sufferers

IRVINE, Calif. – September 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A new television and Internet show called ‘Life Beyond Bunions’ produced by Vision2Media will be filmed in front of a live studio audience at Dave & Busters Irvine Spectrum Show Room on Saturday, October 8, 2005. Show producers are seeking bunion sufferers to participate in the event, which is by invitation only.

TVtherapy Authors Announce TVtherapy Awards for the Best Primetime TV Medicine of 2005

NEW YORK, NY – August 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Beverly West (co-author of the best selling ‘Cinematherapy’ series) and Jason Bergund, authors of ‘TVtherapy, The Television Guide to Life’ (Delta, August 30, 2005, $14.00) today announced the winners of the Primetime TVtherapy Awards for the Best TV medicine of 2005.

GoldenPalace.com Wins eBay Auction For Michael Jackson Puppet Theatre From MSNBC Hit Show

LOS ANGELES Calif. – May 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — If You Can’t Beat It, Buy It: Bringing The Michael Jackson Trial Home. Live the drama of the Michael Jackson trial in the comfort of your own home without locking up your children. GoldenPalace.com has won the auction for the Keith Olbermann ‘Michael Jackson Puppet Theatre’ for $15,099.

VOICES Recognizes Better Hearing and Speech Month with the Launch of Speech and Language Television and Radio Show

INGLEWOOD, Calif. – May 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As part of Better Hearing and Speech Month in May, the VOICES Association (www.4voices.org) is highlighting its Media Outreach Program with the launch of ‘1 2 3 Talk!’ – the cable access show devoted to speech, language and communication development and disorders.

2005’s World Blackjack Champion

LAS VEGAS, NV — (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Play to Win, Inc. is pleased to announce The World Champion of Blackjack will be played April 22nd on the GSN Network, which is The Game Show Network, at 10:00 pm, which was played at the Golden Nugget in downtown Las Vegas.

Peter Kessler Acquires Interest in Golf Media Partners/Advantage Golf Schools

ORLANDO, Fla. /Send2Press Newswire/ — Golf Media Partners announced today that Peter Kessler, golf broadcaster, journalist and Founder of The Perfect Club Company, has acquired an equity stake in the company and effective immediately will become Chairman of Golf Media’s Advantage Golf Schools (www.advantagegolfschool.com) and head the company’s new television production division.