Monthly Archives: April 2011

DISH Network Airs ‘A Child’s Garden of Poetry’ in an HBO Family Special

In an original HBO Family Special, children and their families everywhere will be inspired by literary art in ‘A Child’s Garden of Poetry,’ set to replay on HBO at 6:30pm on Saturday, April 30 (part of DISH Network programming). For viewers familiar with the Emmy Award®-winning Baby Classical series, ‘A Child’s Garden of Poetry’ is produced by the same […]

Royal Wedding Coverage for Historical Nuptials of Kate Middleton and Prince William April 29

You might say that the U.S. has put “Bieber Fever” on hold in time for the Royal Wedding buzz that has circulated across the country just before the nuptials of Kate Middleton and Prince William on Friday, April 29. Even if you’re not looking forward to the historical day, it will be kind of hard […]

Backed By Star Power NBC’s ‘The Voice’ Premieres Tuesday on DISH Network

I know what you’re thinking, another reality singing competition is just what DISH Network programming needs (insert sarcasm here). ‘The Voice’ on NBC promises to be less “pretentious” and more serious about the actual process of turning an unknown singer into a recording artist, with the help of four famous performers as the participants’ coaches: Cee Lo […]

Wannabe Celebrities Featured in New VH1 Reality TV Series ‘Famous Food’

Not exactly sure what former ‘Bachelor’ Jake Pavelka, ‘The Hills’ plastic surgery clad Heidi Montag, and unstable (to put it politely) ‘New Jersey Housewives’ star Danielle Staub all have in common? It seems as though VH1, part of DISH Network programming, has put together a new reality series featuring the mentioned C-list celebrities, plus the […]

Discovery Communications Reveals New Programming Plus Network ‘Velocity’ for Men

Discovery Communications, part of DISH Network programming and home to some of today’s most intriguing television shows, has announced new TV series additions, plus a novelty network, ‘Velocity,’ geared toward upper-class men. ‘Velocity’ will replace Discovery Communications’ HD Theater Channel and feature shows that those making “above six figure [salaries]” can appreciate and relate to. According to David Zaslav, Discovery Communications […]

DuoDVR Receiver Tips and Features – Record, Play, Pause in Two Rooms

Having a DVR receiver connected to your satellite television service is hardly a luxury these days and instead a necessity for some, allowing people with busy lives to watch their favorite shows at their own convenience. Digital video recording (DVR) system technology has come a long way over the years, even allowing viewers to take their ‘TV […]

Speaking of Practical Jokes – Betty White Set to Host Senior Citizen Prank Show

No, this is not an April Fool’s joke, but Happy April Fool’s Day nonetheless. Just when you thought Ashton Kutcher was the only person in television to go around Hollywood punking his friends, guess again. NBC, part of DISH Network programming, is giving Betty White, 89, her own reality prankster show called ‘Betty White’s Off Their Rockers’ where […]