George W. Bush

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Debate during one confirmation session lasted "39 stupefying hours" according to The New York Times. On August 3, 2001, the Senate did not consent to keep existing nominations in status quo, returning 40 judicial nominations, and 164 total nominations. At the outset, Judicature magazine noted that the "Senate Democrats were gearing up for the approaching confirmation hearings" before the first set of nominees were sent to the Senate. It then cites The New York Times as saying "Senate Democrats have pledged they will not automatically vote to confirm Mr. Bush's judicial nominees and will subject them to intense scrutiny."

Westwood One

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Westwood One, owned and operated by Cumulus Media, is an American mass media company headquartered in New York, New York, specializing in radio syndication and audio content. As the radio network and national brand of Cumulus, Westwood One distributes hundreds of programs to radio stations and partners across the United States. The company was, at various times, managed by CBS Radio, the radio arm of CBS Corporation and Viacom. It was later purchased by the private equity firm The Gores Group and then sold to Dial Global in 2011.


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While the news channel has numerous affiliates, CNN primarily broadcasts from the Time Warner Center in New York City, and studios in Washington, D.C. and Los Angeles. Its headquarters at the CNN Center in Atlanta is only used for weekend programming. CNN is sometimes referred to as CNN/U.S. (or CNN Domestic ) to distinguish the American channel from its international sister network, CNN International., CNN is available in over 100 million U.S. households.

Richard Foreman

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Eddie Goes to Poetry City: Part Two, New York City (1991). The Mind King, New York City (1992). Samuel's Major Problems, New York City (1993). My Head Was A Sledgehammer, New York City (1994). I've Got the Shakes, New York City (1995). The Universe, New York City (1995). Permanent Brain Damage, New York City (1996) (toured to London). Pearls for Pigs, Hartford, Connecticut (1997) (toured to Montreal, Paris, Rome, Los Angeles, and New York City). Benita Canova, New York City (1997). Paradise Hotel (Hotel Fuck), New York City (1998) (toured to Paris, Copenhagen, Salzburg and Berlin). Bad Boy Nietzsche, New York City (2000 (toured to Brussels, Berlin and Tokyo).

CNN International

Unlike its sister channel, CNN, a US-only subscription service which is mostly broadcast from CNN studios in New York City and Atlanta, CNN International is carried on a variety of TV platforms across the world, and mostly broadcast from studios outside the US, in London, Mumbai, Hong Kong and Abu Dhabi. In some countries, it is available as a free-to-air network. The current managing director of CNN International is Tony Maddox. CNN International, in large part a result of Ted Turner's globalization ideals, began broadcasting on September 1, 1985, at first primarily broadcasting to American business travelers in hotels.

Charles Newirth

Raised in Scarsdale, New York, Newirth received a BA in Photography and Cinema from Ohio State University. He broke into the film industry as a location manager on such films as Flashdance (1983), Pretty in Pink (1986) and Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986). He later moved up to production manager on Throw Momma from the Train (1987) and RoboCop (1987) before getting his first producing credit as an associate producer on Andrew Davis' The Package (1989).

The Blackstone Group

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New York Times, November 28, 2004.


Companies listed on the New York Stock Exchange (S). List of companies based in New York City. Silicon Alley.

Donald Trump

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In October 2013, New York Republicans circulated a memo suggesting Trump should run for governor of the state in 2014 against Andrew Cuomo. Trump responded that while New York had problems and its taxes were too high, he was not interested in the governorship. A February 2014 Quinnipiac poll had shown Trump losing to the more popular Cuomo by 37 points in a hypothetical election. In February 2015, Trump told NBC that he was not prepared to sign on for another season of The Apprentice, as he mulled his political future. On June 16, 2015, Trump announced his candidacy for President of the United States at Trump Tower in Manhattan.

Time (magazine)

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Time is an American weekly news magazine and news website published in New York City. It was founded in 1923 and originally run by Henry Luce. A European edition (Time Europe, formerly known as Time Atlantic) is published in London and also covers the Middle East, Africa, and, since 2003, Latin America. An Asian edition (Time Asia) is based in Hong Kong. The South Pacific edition, which covers Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific Islands, is based in Sydney. In December 2008, Time discontinued publishing a Canadian advertiser edition. Time has the world's largest circulation for a weekly news magazine.

21st Century Fox

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., doing business as 21st Century Fox, is an American multinational mass media corporation that is based in Midtown Manhattan, New York City. It is one of the two companies formed from the 2013 spin-off of the publishing assets of News Corporation, as founded by Rupert Murdoch in 1979. 21st Century Fox is the legal successor to News Corporation dealing primarily in the film and television industries. It is currently the United States' fourth-largest media conglomerate after The Walt Disney Company, Comcast and AT&T.

TV Guide

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The prototype of what would become TV Guide magazine, was developed by Lee Wagner (1910–1993), who was the circulation director of MacFadden Publications in New York City in the 1930s – and later, by the time of the predecessor publication's creation, for Cowles Media Company – distributing magazines focusing on movie celebrities. In 1948, he printed New York City area listings magazine The TeleVision Guide, which was first released on local newsstands on June 14 of that year. Silent film star Gloria Swanson, who then starred of the short-lived variety series The Gloria Swanson Hour, appeared on the cover of the first issue.

The Sopranos

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In 2002, organizers of the New York City Columbus Day Parade won an injunction preventing Mayor Michael Bloomberg from inviting cast members of The Sopranos to participate in the parade. Fairleigh Dickinson University's PublicMind conducted a national survey in August 2001 which polled 800 people. 37% said that they watched the show regularly, and 65% of this group (192 people, or 24% of the total) disagreed that the show portrayed Italian Americans in a negative way.

List of television stations in the United States by call sign (initial letter W)

list of TV stations beginning with ''W
This is a list of full-power television stations in the United States having call signs beginning with the letter W. Low-power TV stations, those with designations such as WAOH-LP or W16CE, have not been included in this list.

Roscoe Lee Browne

Aaron, Titus Andronicus, New York Shakespeare Festival, Theatre of Emmanuel Presbyterian Church, New York City, 1957. Cothurnus, Aria da Capo, Theatre Marquee, New York City, 1958. Understudy for title role, Othello, New York Shakespeare Festival, Belvedere Lake Theatre, New York City, 1958. Royal Baron, The Cool World, Eugene O'Neill Theatre, New York City, 1960. Understudy for title role, Purlie Victorious, Cort Theatre, New York City, 1961. Archibald Wellington, The Blacks: A Clown Show, St. Mark's Playhouse, New York City, 1961–62. Corporal, General Seeger, Lyceum Theatre, New York City, 1962. Deacon Sitter Morris, Tiger, Tiger, Burning Bright, Booth Theatre, New York City, 1962–63.

31st Daytime Emmy Awards

The 31st Daytime Emmy Awards, commemorating excellence in American daytime programming from 2003, was held on May 21, 2004 at Radio City Music Hall in New York City, Vanessa Marcil hosted. Creative Arts Emmy Awards were presented on May 15, 2004., it is the last Daytime Emmy Awards ceremony to have aired on NBC. The nominees were announced on May 4, 2004. The following is a partial list of nominees, with winners in bold: *Dan Kuenster (Jakers!

List of people from New York City

People from New York City
Many notable people were either born or adopted in New York City. *Q-Tip – rapper These people were not born or adopted in New York City and raised elsewhere but are well known for living in New York City. *Johannes Urzidil – writer, born in Prague, Bohemia **List of people from Staten Island 50 Cent (Curtis Jackson) – businessman and rapper. 6ix9ine (Daniel Hernandez) – rapper. Aaliyah (Aaliyah Haughton, 1979–2001) – singer, actress, model. Zaid Abdul-Aziz (born 1946) – professional basketball player. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (born 1947) – basketball player. George Abernethy (1807–1877) – first provisional Governor of Oregon. Cecile Abish (born 1930) – sculptor.

Fox Broadcasting Company

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The network is headquartered at the 20th Century Fox studio in Los Angeles, with additional major offices and production facilities at the Fox Television Center also in Los Angeles and the Fox Broadcasting Center in New York City. Launched on October 9, 1986, as a competitor to the Big Three television networks (ABC, CBS and NBC), Fox went on to become the most successful attempt at a fourth television network. It was the highest-rated broadcast network in the 18–49 demographic from 2004 to 2012, and earned the position as the most-watched American television network in total viewership during the 2007–08 season.

1993 in American television

The following is a list of events affecting American television during 1993. Events listed include television series debuts, finales, cancellations, and channel initiations, closures and rebrandings, as well as information about controversies and disputes.

James Burke (actor)

James Burke
James Burke (September 24, 1886 – May 23, 1968) was an American film and television actor born in New York City. He made his stage debut in New York around 1912 and went to Hollywood in 1933. He made over 200 film appearances during his career, which ranged from 1932 to 1964; he was more often than not cast as a cop, usually a none-too-bright one, most notably as Sgt. Velie in Columbia's Ellery Queen mysteries in the early 1940s. He appeared in The Maltese Falcon, At the Circus, Lone Star, and many others. One of his best roles was as Charles Ruggles' rowdy rancher pal in Ruggles of Red Gap.