Monthly Archives: June 2018

Nelly show moved to Pinnacle Bank Arena

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ION Media Announces 12 New Programming Acquisitions for Qubo and ION Life

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., June 27, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — ION Media today announced an all-new slate of programming acquisitions, in addition to several series renewals, premiering in 2018 on its special interest digital networks Qubo and ION Life.

Leading OTT Channel, Asiancrush, Will Premiere the Classic, Epic Anime Series, The Twelve Kingdoms, On June 29

New York, NY (June 27, 2018) — This June, voyage to a distant, fantastical kingdom with the classic anime epic, THE TWELVE KINGDOMS, which will premiere on AsianCrush, one of the leading OTT channels featuring Asian programming. Currently the sole service to be streaming the popular fantasy series, all 45 complete episodes will be available on June 29, 2018 across all of AsianCrush’s platforms. The announcement was made by David Chu, President of AsianCrush parent company, Digital Media Rights, a pioneer in digital distribution.

Murder of ‘Killing Fields’ star Haing Ngor still haunts detective: ‘I didn’t have any answers’

Actor Haing Ngor won Best Supporting Actor for his role in The Killing Fields at the 1985 Oscars.

Actor Haing Ngor won “Best Supporting Actor” for his role in “The Killing Fields” at the 1985 Oscars.

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New age of the flab-busters from skin patches to gastric band ‘jabs’

The most recent figures show that around 12 million of us are obese and another 20 million overweight.

And as our body weight increases, so does our risk of metabolic syndrome — a group of risk factors linked to heart disease, diabetes and stroke, including raised blood pressure, blood fats and blood sugar — and the danger of certain cancers.

‘Being obese could knock ten to 20 years off your life expectancy,’ says Shaw Somers, a weight loss surgeon at Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust and Streamline Surgical clinics.

Ditch the diet book? Scientists believe we're on the cusp of new, major  weight-loss aids

Ditch the diet book? Scientists believe we’re on the cusp of new, major weight-loss aids

‘Metabolic syndrome in particular is the plague of our time and can happen even at relatively low levels

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Oxygen Media Presents SERIAL KILLER WITH PIERS MORGAN Premiering This July

Oxygen Media Presents SERIAL KILLER WITH PIERS MORGAN Premiering This July

Oxygen Media, the network for high-quality crime programming, will debut “Serial Killer with Piers Morgan,” hosted and executive produced by renown journalist Piers Morgan, beginning with two episodes Monday, July 16 at 7PM ET/PT and Monday, July 23 at 7PM ET/PT. With unprecedented access to maximum security prisons, “Serial Killer with Piers Morgan” explores the minds of the most depraved serial killers for the first time. Having never spoken on camera about their crimes until now, each chilling hour centers around Piers’ up close and personal interviews with a killer.

Piers delves into the minds of killers who haunted communities for decades and attempts to discover what drove them to murder. He also meets with victims’ families and law enforcement to understand how the actions of these men wreaked havoc across America as police raced against

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Oxygen’s ‘The Price Of Duty’ Examines Infamous ‘Pizza Bomber’ Case From Netflix’s ‘Evil Genius’

Netflix’s superb four-episode docuseries Evil Genius left many viewers with more questions than answers. Following the bizarre 2003 case of a man who robbed a bank with a bomb locked around his neck, the baffling investigation offered a winding road of intrigue and mystery as viewers attempted to solve what basically amounted to an inscrutable riddle. Who was the true mastermind behind the heinous scheme that resulted in the public death of Brian Wells? How involved was Mr. Wells?

Oxygen’s newest true-crime reality series The Price of Duty centers on a number of homicide detectives who reexamine the most haunting cases of their careers. Recounting their investigations and offering new perspectives and insights, the law enforcement officials open up about how these emotionally draining mysteries impacted and changed their lives forever. Last night’s The Price of Duty focused on Jerry Clark, the lead investigator for the FBI on the infamous Erie “Pizza Bomber” case

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Mountain-dwellers near Everest have forearms 1cm shorter than lowland people, study finds

People living up high mountains have shorter forearms because their bodies put more effort into growing other bones, according to research.

A study of Sherpa people in the Himalayas reveals how the difficult conditions of living at altitude take their toll on body development. 

Men and women in the highlands have forearms which are on average 1.3cm shorter than those of similar groups living at lower altitude.

The men are also not as tall and have shorter upper arms and hands, but women do not display the same effects, the research shows.

Stephanie Payne, a PhD student from Cambridge University, travelled to Nepal to measure the limbs of people living in the highlands and lowlands. 

High altitudes mean there is less oxygen in the air and less food available because it is harder for plants to grow, so people tend to have less energy.

Ms Payne says the higher

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Crime and Viewership

Lifetime tonight will premiere a new primetime block of true crime-based programming, which is not surprising since the genre is making a killing with female viewers.

Networks, from true crime-branded cable outlets such as Investigation Discovery and Oxygen, to general-entertainment services like Lifetime, TV One and Reelz Channel, are reeling in female viewers attracted to dramatic re-enactments of often grizzly crimes — mostly committed by and against women — that are often as thrilling and more unpredictable than fiction-based scripted series.

TV tonight: The ‘MTV Movie & TV Awards’

TV picks for Monday, June 18


“The Bachelorette” (8 p.m., ABC): Clay’s stunning exit only revs up the already fierce competition for Becca’s heart. The cocktail party continues with a private conversation between the Bachelorette and Blake while an intimate sit-down chat with Jordan ends in a surprise. The group begins their journey with a trip to Park City, Utah. Becca and her date of the day join celebrated 2006 Olympic bobsled silver medalists Valerie Fleming and Shauna Rohbock for a quick trip down the track. Country star Granger Smith caps off the night with a romantic private concert. Thirteen suitors see if they can make the grade as lumberjacks, and one last individual date takes Becca and her guy on a snowmobile excursion.

“MTV Movie TV Awards,” (9 p.m., MTV): Tiffany Haddish is our hilarious host for the annual celebration of the actors, stories and moments that drove pop-culture

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