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Crimson Hexagon Indexes 500 Billion Social Media Posts For On-Demand Consumer Insight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

Traditionally, it was difficult and expensive for companies to capture the voice of customer insights across multiple platforms in order to quickly optimize marketing initiatives. With Crimson Hexagon, companies have access to the social data library comprised of posts from blogs, forums, consumer review sites, news sites, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Google+ and Sina Weibo. The data enables companies to not only make real-time decisions, but also provides access to the historical data needed to plan efficient content and media campaigns. Since 2010, Crimson Hexagon has collected and indexed the full Twitter firehose, and now indexes 1 billion new social media posts every two days. (more...)

Leading Entertainment Agencies Open Joint Office in Downtown Las Vegas
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

LAS VEGAS, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Building off the momentum they've sparked with Las Vegas-based clients over the last two years, partner marketing agencies Allied Integrated Marketing and 87AM have opened an office together in the heart of Downtown Las Vegas. The office is located inside the historic Holsum Lofts at 241 W. Charleston Blvd., Suite 150, Las Vegas, Nev. 89102. (more...)

Duo Security Raises $12 Million in Series B Funding Led by Benchmark
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

“Dug Song and Jon Oberheide are the kind of passionate and ambitious entrepreneurs Benchmark is proud to back and work alongside,” said Matt Cohler, general partner at Benchmark and Duo Security board member. “Smartphone proliferation, the shift in IT environments to the cloud, and business users' increased expectations for consumer-grade enterprise software products give Duo Security the opportunity to lead and change the face of the security market in a post-firewall world.' (more...)

Signature Productions to Present Irving Berlin's WHITE CHRISTMAS, 11/14-12/13
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

Signature Productions is excited to announce its holiday production, Irving Berlin's WHITE CHRISTMAS, which will play at the Summerlin Library & Performing Arts Center from November 14 through December 13, 2014. Shows are at 7:30pm nightly except Sundays and Mondays along with two Saturday matinee shows at 2:00pm on November 22nd and December 6th. Tickets are $30 for adults, $28 for seniors & students and can be purchased online at SignatureProductions.net or by calling (702) 878-7529. (more...)

Jerry Lewis Coming to Aurora's Paramount, 10/26
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Jerry Lewis is one of the most recognized personalities on the planet. He's an Academy Award winner, Hollywood/Las Vegas icon, Nobel Peace Prize nominee and international treasure. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - New Trailer for Jason Reitman's MEN, WOMEN & CHILDREN
by Movies News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Paramount Pictures has debuted, via MTV, the new trailer for Jason Reitman's MEN, WOMEN & CHILDREN. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Jerry Lewis to Play Paramount's Aurora Theatre, 10/26
by Stage Tube - Sep 18, 2014


William Inge Center for the Arts Welcomes Karen Carpenter as New Interim Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

Karen Carpenter, a producer, director and teacher, a theater-maker for more than 30 years, has been appointed the interim Artistic Director of the William Inge Center for the Arts and the 34th Annual William Inge Theatre Festival. The Inge Festival is the Official Theater Festival of the State of Kansas, hosted on the campus of Independence Community College, which houses the William Inge archives. (more...)

Comedy Central Orders New Series IDIOTSITTER; Renews 'AMY SCHUMER' & Much More
by TV News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

Comedy Central has given series orders to "Another Period" and "Idiotsitter" and renewed "Inside Amy Schumer," "Review" and "TripTank," it was announced today by Kent Alterman, President, Content Development and Original Programming, Comedy Central. (more...)

VIDEO: Behind-the-Scenes of TRANSFORMERS: AGE OF EXTINCTION
by Movies News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

In this behind the scenes video, the cast and creative team of TRANSFORMERS: AGE OF EXTINCTION talk about the special effects used in the blockbuster summer hit. (more...)

FLASHDANCE THE MUSICAL US National Tour Makes its Calgary Premiere at the Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium 11/18-23
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

FLASHDANCE - THE MUSICAL, the stage adaptation of the 1983 hit film that defined a generation, will perform at the Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium on November 18 - 23, 2014. Tickets will go on sale September 20th at 10 AM at all Ticketmaster outlets, on-line at www.ticketmaster.ca or call toll-free 1-855-985-5000. (more...)

Multi-screen Viewership Boosts TV Fandom and Loyalty, According to Viacom's “Getting With the Program: TV's Funnels, Paths and Hurdles”
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

The study involved in-person interviews in Boston and Chicago and online surveys of more than 1,500 U.S. Viacom viewers ages 13-44. The online survey included digital diaries on TV viewing paths, for which respondents listed up to 10 TV programs in the order they watched them “yesterday,” and logged more than 7,000 shows. (more...)

FLASHDANCE - THE MUSICAL Comes to Vancouver's Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Nov 11-16
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

FLASHDANCE - THE MUSICAL, the stage adaptation of the 1983 hit film that defined a generation, will perform at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre, November 11-16, 2014. (more...)

VIDEO: Promo for New Season of Comedy Central's KEY & PEELE, Premiering 9/24
by TV News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

Comedy Central is bringing back the sketch-comedy duo Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele for a fourth season of the hit five-time Emmy®-nominated series "Key & Peele." (more...)

Paramount Pictures to Distribute Chris Rock's TOP FIVE Worldwide
by Movies News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

Paramount Pictures, a division of Viacom (NASDAQ: VIABN, VIA), announced it will distribute writer / director Chris Rock's 'TOP FIVE' worldwide. The news comes as the film from producer Scott Rudin, and his IACF partner Barry Diller, earned rave reviews at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Season 4 of Comedy Central's KEY & PEELE
by TV News Desk - Sep 08, 2014

Comedy Central is bringing back the sketch-comedy duo Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele for a fourth season of the hit five-time Emmy®-nominated series "Key & Peele." (more...)

Jessica Hecht, Mary Testa and Julie White Will Lead FIRST WIVES CLUB Benefit Reading
by BWW News Desk - Sep 08, 2014

Robert Harling's screenplay to the iconic film THE FIRST WIVES CLUB will come alive in New York on October 13th, 2014 at 8pm for a one night-only benefit reading in the Mainstage Theater (416 West 42nd Street), directed by Trip Cullman and featuring an all-star cast. The reading has been rescheduled from the original date of July 7th due to scheduling conflicts. All proceeds will benefit The Actors Fund's Phyllis Newman Women's Health Initiative, which provides "a safety net and a place to turn when women in the creative community are faced with critical health concerns." The evening is produced in arrangement with Paramount Pictures by The Indigo Theatre Project (Nick Gereffi, Artistic Director/Rachel Sussman, Executive Producer), a theater company that strives to unite passion with purpose by producing high-profile readings to benefit relevant charitable organizations. THE FIRST WIVES CLUB is Line Produced by Allison Bressi and Associate Produced by Shoshana Feinstein. (more...)

Dolby Atmos Comes to the Home Via Blu-ray and VUDU to Transport Entertainment Enthusiasts Into a New Dimension of Sound
by BWW News Desk - Sep 08, 2014

“Dolby Atmos, the most significant audio advancement in home theater in the last 20 years, brings consumers deeper into the story by delivering an experience that moves sound in every dimension throughout the room with amazing clarity and true-to-life detail,” said Doug Darrow, Senior Vice President, Dolby Laboratories. “Pioneered and perfected in the cinema, Dolby Atmos has generated tremendous excitement from the home theater industry and enthusiasts alike. We have teamed up with an amazing group of industry leaders to give consumers around the world the very best entertainment experience when they choose to watch a Dolby Atmos movie in their home.' (more...)

Huntington Announces Special Events to Accompany GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER, Beg. 9/5
by BWW News Desk - Sep 04, 2014

In conjunction with its upcoming production the compelling family comedy Guess Who's Coming to Dinner, Huntington Theatre Company will host a number of special events and post-show conversations. (more...)

Tickets to Irving Berlin's WHITE CHRISTMAS On Sale Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 04, 2014

Hennepin Theatre Trust announced today that individual tickets for the Minneapolis premiere of Irving Berlin's White Christmas will go on sale at 11 a.m. on today, Sept. 5. The stage adaptation of the beloved classic film is coming Nov. 25-30 to Hennepin Theatre Trust's Orpheum Theatre as part of the 2014-2015 Thrivent Financial Broadway on Hennepin season. Tickets may be purchased in person (no service fees) at the State Theatre Box Office, online at HennepinTheatreTrust.org, by calling 1.800.982.2787 or visiting a Ticketmaster Center. Bring your loved ones for a heart-warming celebration of Americana. (more...)

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