Oprah Winfrey, TV Host, Philanthropist

Oprah Winfrey is an American success story. Born into poverty in rural Mississippi in 1954, Winfrey is an enormously successful businesswoman, television host, Academy Award–winning actress, film producer and philanthropist. Best known for her award-winning talk
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Who Won 71st’s Golden Globe Awards?

Who won big at this year's 71st Golden Globe Awards, honoring the best film and TV in 2013? Golden Globe Award went to "12 Years a Slave", from director Steve McQueen. The film, telling the story of a free black man who was abducted and sold into slavery (more...)

Snowden’s Message: “Together We Can Find a Better Balance”

Ex-National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden has given this year's Alternative Christmas Message to Britain's Channel4, an alternative to the Royal Christmas by Queen Elizabeth 11. It was his first television appearance since arriving in Russia. And it was addressed to "everyone out there listening". Mr Snowden opened his two-minute (more...)

Is your TV spying on YOU?

After finishing your supper, you clean the table, load the dishwasher and get comfortable on a couch, ready to watch your favorite TV show or a movie. You pull down the blinds, light up the fireplace, pick up a cup of tea and get cozy with the loved once. You are (more...)

Feedback On Comcast Cable Service For Franchise Renewal Process

In 2015, the City of Philadelphia’s current 15-year cable television franchise agreement with Comcast Cable will expire.  Comcast holds a franchise for each of the four franchise areas in the City, covering all of Philadelphia.  The City of Philadelphia and Comcast have begun the cable franchise renewal process.  (more...)

Holiday Shoppers Are Switching to Cyber Monday

Black Friday is done. But holiday shoppers are switching to Cyber Monday. This term made its debut on November 28, 2005 in a Shop.org press release entitled "'Cyber Monday' Quickly Becoming One of the Biggest Online Shopping Days of the Year". According to Scott Silverman, the head (more...)

Black Friday: New This Year

Stores opening earlier than ever with some stores opening at 8pm on Thanksgiving Day. Also, stores are having multiple doorbuster sales that begin at different times. The feedback we've received from our users so far regarding the stores opening on Thanksgiving has been negative. A lot of our users plan to shop (more...)

Russian Celebrity Receives First Three-Year U.S. Visa

Tina Kandelaki, seen here holding her U.S. visa, recently became the first Russian citizen to receive a multientry U.S. visa valid for three years. Kandelaki — born in Tbilisi, Georgia, to parents of Greek and Armenian descent — moved to Moscow in 1995, and has worked on many (more...)

Motor Shoes, 3D-Printer And Many More From CES

This year's International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas brought more than 140,000 people  to gawk at an array of cheaper tablets, thinner laptops and sleeker TVs on display. But not only that. Intel's "ultrabook," a marketing term for thin, light and powerful laptop computers was presented on display this (more...)

Looks to Blame in the Politics Game

Looks to Blame in the Politics Game

So here’s a shocker: Looks matter!  A new study out Wednesday shows that people who frequently view TV who do not get political news elsewhere are most likely to be influenced by a candidate’s physical appearance.  Makes sense. The first televised Presidential Debate resulted in a landslide (more...)

Americans Spend As Much Time Using TV as Internet

According to a survey released by Forrester, Americans are spending as many hours online as they do in front of their TV screens. The Internet has long captivated the attention of younger Americans to a greater extent than TV and is now proving more popular to Gen X (ages 31 to (more...)

New TV Shows 2010

All the new TV shows to premier in the Fall 2010 television season. Mike & Molly premiering Monday, September 20th (9:30pm) CBS: The series, set in Chicago, follows two overweight people — Mike Biggs, a police officer who wants to shed some pounds, and Molly Flynn, a fourth-grade teacher (more...)


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