Tag: TV

TNA Impact Wrestling leaving Spike for Destination America

TNA Impact Wrestling will make the move from its long-time home on Spike TV to Destination America, an offshoot of Discovery Communications that reaches roughly half the homes that Spike TV is in currently.

Final Augusta Free Press Power Hour classes of 2014

Need help with your marketing strategy or planning a successful event? Join Augusta Free Press at the Power Hour at Panera Bread in Waynesboro for our series of one-hour business classes.

Virginia film industry grows 16 percent in 2013

The total economic impact of the film industry in Virginia in 2013 was $382.5 million, providing $19.4 million in state and local tax revenue for the Commonwealth.

Dumb and Dumber To: Meh, nothing to see here

To say that I was looking forward to Dumb and Dumber To would be to understate things greatly. I ended up rearranging my schedule for the week to make sure that I got to see the movie the first weekend.

Thanks, TLC, for foisting the Honey Boo Boo clan on us

The world is a better place for the disaster that was Honey Boo Boo being off the air. The shame is what it took to get TLC to throw the show into the dumpster from whence it had sprung.

Jim Ross returns to wrestling: Calling Global Force Wrestling pay-per-view

Legendary WWE and WCW play-by-play announcer Jim Ross is returning to pro wrestling. Global Force Wrestling announced today that Ross will provide play-by-play for the Wrestle Kingdom 9 pay-per-view that will air live on Jan. 4, 2015.

Tips for a Happy Thanksgiving in the Kitchen

Jessica and I have compiled a list of tips for a happier day in the kitchen. This list comes from owr own Thanksgiving day cooking experiences as well as some friends, moms and grandmas.


ACC announces football game times, networks for Nov. 20-22

The Atlantic Coast Conference announced Monday the following game times and ACC TV networks for its football games of Nov. 20-22.

How Election Night will go in Virginia: Can Ed Gillespie shock the world?

If you watch the election returns tonight like you watch a football game, the first quarter of the Mark Warner-Ed Gillespie game might surprise you, when you see Gillespie get on the board with an early touchdown.


Atlantic Coast Conference announces game times, ACC TV networks for Nov. 15

The Atlantic Coast Conference announced Monday the following game times and ACC TV networks for its football games of Nov. 15.

JMU Nation wants FBS: Whether it makes sense or not

One thing has been made clear to me the past couple of days: a small, but vocal, portion of the JMU sports fan base wants to see the Dukes football program move up to FBS.

Smart political marketing: Dueling Senate ads invoke Redskins, Hokies

Viewers during the broadcast of the Washington-Dallas Monday Night Football game were treated to a TV spot from the Ed Gillespie campaign informing them that he is the Senate candidate who will make sure that the Redskins don’t have to change their name.


ACC football game times, TV for Nov. 6-8

The Atlantic Coast Conference announced Monday the following game times and TV networks for ACC football games of Nov. 6-8.

JMU athletics looks forward: Let’s hope it doesn’t include effort to go FBS

James Madison University is working with CarrSports Consulting on the development of a comprehensive athletics strategic plan that is expected to be ready for public review in early 2015.

VMI basketball announces 2014-2015 broadcast schedule

VMI basketball will be shown on nationally available networks seven times this season, according to information released Sunday. The Keydets can be seen four times on ESPN3, twice on the American Sports Network (ASN) and once on Roots TV.


ACC announces game times, TV networks for Oct. 30-Nov. 1

The Atlantic Coast Conference announced Monday the following game times and ACC TV networks for its football games of Oct. 30-Nov. 1.

CNN cries politics on Ebola: Seriously?

A segment in the morning news rotation on CNN TV today is blasting politicians for, you know, playing politics with Ebola. Which is only noteworthy because of how CNN has itself been playing, um, well, media, with Ebola for days now.


Shorter NBA games: Better NBA games?

A preseason game between the Brooklyn Nets and Boston Celtics on Sunday will test out a shorter 44-minute NBA game model that is being looked at as a way to improve the flow of the game.

Sen. John Warner talks shared Virginia First philosophy in new Mark Warner TV ad

Today, Senator Mark Warner’s campaign launched a new television ad, “Virginia First,” featuring former Republican U.S. Senator John Warner. John Warner endorsed Senator Mark Warner for re-election in January 2014. This is the first time John Warner has endorsed a Democrat for elected office in Virginia.

Press Conference: UVA football coach Mike London

UVA football coach Mike London talks with reporters on Monday. The ‘Hoos (4-2, 2-0 ACC) travel to Duke (5-1, 1-1 ACC) for a key ACC game on Saturday at 12:30 p.m.

Live stream of Monday’s U.S. Senate debate

Virginia Democratic Senator Mark Warner and Republican challenger Ed Gillespie will debate tonight at 7 p.m. EDT. The candidates will meet at the WCVE PBS TV studios in Richmond, VA. The debate is co-produced by WCVE PBS and WTVR CBS 6, and co-sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Virginia and AARP Virginia.

New TV ad pushes Sen. Warner’s commitment to Virginia military families, veterans

Today, U.S. Sen. Mark Warner’s re-election campaign announced a new ad, “Get It Right,” which highlights Senator Warner’s long history of fighting for the thousands of military men, women, veterans and families that reside in the Commonwealth.


ACC announces football game times, TV for Oct. 23-25

The Atlantic Coast Conference announced today the start time for Virginia’s Oct. 25 Homecomings football game against North Carolina. The game will be televised the ACC Network and will begin at 12:30 p.m.


Letter: Ongoing concerns about Lumos service

Mr. Hyde knew what he was doing when he left a sinking ship as the former CEO of nTelos. They continue to perpetuate poor service and do not seem to care. TV has color blocks, freezing, and inaudible sound, and it has been an issue for many, many months.

Inside the latest media scare: Ebola

“I’m pretty sure I’ve got ebola.” This was my friend Eli. Who tends to be a hypochondriac. In addition to conspiracy theorist and the rest. Guy watches a lot of news.

How Ray Rice plays in the NFL in 2015

Ray Rice is only on the sidelines in a figurative sense. The former Baltimore Ravens running back remains on the NFL indefinite suspension list in the aftermath of the release of security-camera footage showing him punching his then-fiancee twice, knocking her out cold, in a New Jersey elevator in February.


ACC announces football game times, TV for Oct. 16-18

The Atlantic Coast Conference announced Monday the following game times and ACC TV networks for its football games of Oct. 16-18.

Hannah Graham family statement

The family of missing UVA student Hannah Graham issued a statement Saturday pleading with the public for any information as to the whereabouts of their daughter, who went missing in the early-morning hours of Sept. 13.

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Mark Warner, Ed Gillespie take Senate squabble to TV

A new Ed Gillespie TV ad claims that Sen. Mark Warner has “Lost His Way.” Warner, the Democratic incumbent, responds with the “Truth” about Gillespie, a former Republican National Committee chairman.

Baywatch. The Rock. Yeah

Dwayne Johnson, The Rock, confirmed on Instagram on Thursday that he will star in a movie version of the popular 1990s TV series Baywatch.

Kirk Cousins not the savior for bad, bad, bad Washington team

Washington had the ball near midfield down 10 points early in the third quarter. Then the wheels fell off the Kirk Cousins bandwagon.

Warner Senate campaign raises issue with another Gillespie attack TV ad

The Mark Warner Senate campaign raised issue with another Ed Gillespie campaign TV attack ad on Thursday.

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What do you do to get your word out? TV, radio, newspapers, online advertising: there’s a lot out there for us to use to promote our businesses, but how do we know we’re getting the best bang for our bucks?

Is UVA in contention in ACC Coastal?

On the one hand, it’s hard to get too excited about a 2-2 start. On the other hand, it’s a 2-2 start after playing three games against ranked teams, and UVA football was in all three.

Wrestling News and Notes: Backstage at Raw, Raw TV viewers up slightly, Nash to appear in Magic Mike sequel

WWE Monday Night Raw was in Memphis this week, and Jerry “The King” Lawler wasn’t the only Memphis wrestling legend to appear in front of the live audience.

VirginiaSportsTV unveils new YouTube integration for UVA athletics

VirginiaSportsTV.com has introduced a new integrated YouTube channel for UVA athletics, providing full HD video, cross-platform compatibility and adjustable data rates based on connection speed.


ODU vs. Marshall on Oct. 4 set for noon on Fox Sports Net

The ODU home contest against Marshall on Saturday, Oct. 4 will be at noon on Fox Sports Net, Conference USA announced on Monday.

UVA kicker Ian Frye knew father had suffered heart attack at BYU game

UVA kicker Ian Frye kicked a 46-yard field goal in the fourth quarter of the Cavs’ 41-33 loss at BYU on Saturday knowing that his father, Mark, had suffered a heart attack.


ACC football game times, TV for Oct. 3-4

The Atlantic Coast Conference Monday announced the following game times and networks for Friday, Oct. 3 and Saturday, Oct. 4.


Card stunt, storify page planned for ODU-MTSU football game

ODU football will host its historic Conference USA home opener on Friday, Sept. 26 against Middle Tennessee and the ODU Athletic department has several exciting events planned for fans attending the game.

Staunton native returns to Queen City with her first novel

As a screenwriter for thirtysomething, Grey’s Anatomy and Party of Five, Ann Lewis Hamilton has repeatedly captured the drama of family life in all its forms—the frank, funny and forthright moments that define our relationships.


ACC announces game times, TV for Sept. 27

The Atlantic Coast Conference Sunday announced the following game times and networks for Saturday, Sept. 27.

Extras needed for AMC TV series filming in Richmond

The AMC television series TURN: Washington’s Spies begins filming in the Central Virginia/Richmond area at the end of September and continues through February 2015.

Warner TV ad highlights record of getting things done

The campaign of Senator Mark Warner today launched a new ad, “Problem Solver”, which highlights his proven record of working across party lines to do what’s best for Virginia.

JMU Fan Zone gets a facelift

Fans that make the JMU University Outpost Fan Zone part of their game day tradition will be in for a surprise this Saturday, as JMU Athletics will unveil its new and improved University Outpost Fan Zone on Godwin Field.