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161 million viewers watch 2022 Eurovision Song Contest as online engagement soars

The 66th Eurovision Song Contest (ESC) from Turin, Italy reached 161 million people over the 3 live shows in 34 measured markets. The reach of the Contest in those territories was up to 7 million year on year.* The viewing share for the Grand Final on Saturday 14 May was up three percentage points on […]

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Gogo Business Aviation to Launch LEO Global Broadband Service

System Features Small Antenna and One AVANCE LRU to Fit on Business Aircraft of Any Size GENEVA, May 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — EBACE — Gogo Business Aviation (NASDAQ: GOGO) today announced it will launch the first global broadband service in business aviation to use an electronically steered antenna (ESA) on a low earth orbit (LEO) […]

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Seeing a Country With the Most High-Ranking Tour Guide | entertainmentnews

By DAVID BAUDER, AP Media Writer NEW YORK (AP) — With one notable exception, Tanzanian President Samia Suluhu Hassan seemed to enjoy guiding American journalist Peter Greenberg around her country for the television show “The Royal Tour.” The time spent recording voiceovers she could have done without. “You tortured me!” the African leader needled Greenberg […]

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Media’s Rough Ride in 2022: Investors Reassess the Streaming Future

It’s been a brutal year so far for Wall Street — the Dow has dropped for seven weeks straight in its worst performance since 2001 — and most media companies have been harder hit than the broader financial markets amid ongoing gyrations. The stock volatility has been triggered by a range of troubling indicators, including […]

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Billboard Music Awards 2022: Full winners list

The Billboard Music Awards named Drake top artist, male artist, rap artist, rap male artist and rap album for “Certified Lover Boy.” The rapper extended his record as the most decorated winner in the history of the awards show with 34 wins. Mary J. Blige was honored for her musical excellence, receiving the Icon Award. […]

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Cannes unfurls blood-red carpet for gory films

The Cannes Film Festival has a strong stomach. Having handed its top prize, the Palme d’Or, to the blood-soaked ‘Titane’ last year, there is more horror on the slate for the 75th edition that kicks off on May 17. Among the most anticipated entries is the return of body-horror maestro David Cronenberg with ‘Crimes of […]

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Review: ‘Top Gun’ sequel a welcome trip to the danger zone

Early on in “Top Gun: Maverick,” Tom Cruise hops on his sleek motorcycle, wearing Aviator sunglasses and a leather jacket with patches, and speeds into a time machine. No, that’s not right. It’s actually us who take a trip back. More than 30 years after Cruise smirked his way to the cocky heights of the […]

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Graphite One Welcomes Scott Packman to its Board of Directors

VANCOUVER, B.C., May 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ – Graphite One Inc. (TSXV: GPH) (OTCQX: GPHOF) (“Graphite One” or the “Company”), is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Scott Packman to the Company’s Board of Directors. Prior to joining the Graphite One Board of Directors, Mr. Packman served as General Counsel and Executive Vice President of […]

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Mickey Gilley, who helped inspire Urban Cowboy, dies at 86

Country star Mickey Gilley, whose namesake Texas honky-tonk inspired the 1980 film Urban Cowboy and a nationwide wave of Western-themed nightspots, has died. He was 86. Gilley died Saturday in Branson, Missouri, where he helped run the Mickey Gilley Grand Shanghai Theatre. He had been performing as recently as last month, but was in failing […]

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He tried to join the Marines. Then his life from him took a turn he never expected

But there are many reasons he’s hoping you will. “American!” begins with one of the most painful moments from Valdovinos’ youth — the day he tried to join the Marines at his Arizona high school, but ended up learning he was an undocumented immigrant and couldn’t. “It’s not a show to me. It’s actually, truly […]

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