or


[02/10/06 - 12:00 AM]
Glaxo Smith Kline to Sponsor Black History Month Vignettes on CBS Prime Time Through February

[via press release from CBS]

GLAXO SMITH KLINE TO SPONSOR BLACK HISTORY MONTH VIGNETTES ON CBS PRIME TIME THROUGH FEBRUARY

30 Second Spots Will Highlight Achievements in Science and Innovation by Notable African-Americans

GlaxoSmithKline, one of the world�s largest pharmaceutical research companies, has signed on to sponsor a series of vignettes throughout Black History Month highlighting the achievements of African-Americans in science and innovation. Throughout the month, 10 distinguished leaders in these fields will be profiled in the 30-second spots, which will air on CBS prime time starting Friday, Feb. 10.

Among those featured will be:

Benjamin Banneker (Friday, Feb. 10 during �Ghost Whisperer,� 8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT)

Dr. Charles Drew (Sunday, Feb. 12 during �60 Minutes,� 7:00-8:00 PM, ET/PT)

Garrett Morgan (Monday, Feb. 13 during �CSI: Miami,� 10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT)

Dr. Ron McNair (Tuesday, Feb. 14 during �Price is Right Special,� 8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT)

Dr. Mark Dean (Wednesday, Feb. 15 during �CSI: NY� 10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT)

George Washington Carver (Saturday, Feb. 18 during �NCIS,� 8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT)

Frederick McKinley Jones (Sunday, Feb. 19 during �60 Minutes,� 7:00-8:00 PM, ET/PT)

Dr. Benjamin Carson (Wednesday, Feb. 22 during �CSI: NY,� 10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT)

Dr. Percy Lavon Julian (Saturday, Feb. 25 during �48 Hours Mystery,� 10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT)

Dr. Mae Jemison (Sunday, Feb. 26 during �Cold Case,� 8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT)

�Many African-Americans, like those who will be featured, have been key to many medicines developed by the pharmaceutical industry and have made significant contributions to advancing science and technology. These vignettes represent a great opportunity to recognize those contributions,� said Chris Viehbacher, President of US Pharmaceuticals for GlaxoSmithKline. �We�re very pleased to partner with CBS in airing these special tributes, and we look forward to future collaborations in which we can highlight other great accomplishments in this extraordinary field.�

�We always encourage our clients to strive for differentiation in getting their message out, and these vignettes provide a great opportunity for GlaxoSmithKline to celebrate the many contributions African-Americans have made to their industry as well as the science and medical fields,� said Jo Ann Ross, President of Network Sales, CBS Television. �By airing these tributes on CBS primetime during Black History Month, GSK will be educating millions of viewers to the achievements of these leaders.�

GlaxoSmithKline is one of the world�s leading research-based pharmaceutical and healthcare companies. The company is committed to improving the quality of human life by enabling people to do more, feel better and live longer.





  [february 2006]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
   


· 48 HOURS (CBS)
· 60 MINUTES (CBS)
· COLD CASE (CBS)
· CSI: MIAMI (CBS)
· CSI: NEW YORK (CBS)
· GHOST WHISPERER (CBS)
· NCIS (CBS)









[04/24/15 - 07:43 PM]
E! Announces New Documentary Series Following Bruce Jenner's Life as a Transgender Woman
The eight-part, one-hour series will premiere Sunday, July 26 at 9:00pm on E! and will also air on the E! channels internationally.

[04/24/15 - 04:25 PM]
Oscar(R) Nominee and Multiple Tony(R) Winner Frank Langella to Return to FX's Peabody Award-Winning Drama "The Americans"
Langella will reprise his role as "Gabriel," Philip and Elizabeth's mysterious KGB handler.

[04/24/15 - 03:05 PM]
Whipclip Teams Up with Pop to Offer Fans Easy Access to Create and Share Video Clips from Network's Original Programming Line-Up
Using Whipclip, viewers can create customized clips of their favorite moments and share them instantly on Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Pinterest and via email and SMS.

[04/24/15 - 12:48 PM]
Discovery Channel Renews Hit-Series "Deadliest Catch" for Twelfth Season
From Original Productions, the 13-time Emmy Award-winning series follows the real-life adventures of Alaskan fisherman with one of the most dangerous jobs in the world - crab fishing on the unpredictable Bering Sea.

[04/24/15 - 12:43 PM]
FOX Sports 1 Presents First Ever "U.S. Open Media Day Special"
Originating from the United States Golf Association's Media Day at Chambers Bay, the program, recorded earlier in the day, airs in primetime Monday, April 27, (9:30 PM ET) on FOX Sports 1.

[04/24/15 - 12:32 PM]
Discovery Channel Grabs #1 in Both Persons 25-54 and Persons 18-49 on Cable for the Week
Discovery spins the numbers for the week of April 13-19.

[04/24/15 - 11:17 AM]
"Garbage Time with Katie Nolan" Attracts Largest Audience Ever with Total Viewership Over 1.6 Million
FOX Sports further spins the numbers for Sunday, April 19.

[04/24/15 - 10:35 AM]
Meet the New Class of Students on "Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?"
Following a nationwide search, these six kids were chosen to help the grown-ups graduate toward the top prize of $1 million.

[04/24/15 - 10:31 AM]
Live + 3 Day Ratings: ABC's "Once Upon a Time" Emerges at Sunday's Top Broadcast Series
ABC further spins the numbers for Sunday, April 19.

[04/24/15 - 10:26 AM]
Evan Peters the Latest "American Horror Story" Veteran to Join "Hotel"
Lady Gaga, Kathy Bates, Sarah Paulson, Matt Bomer, Cheyenne Jackson, Wes Bentley and Chloë Sevigny also star in the latest installment, due in October.

[04/24/15 - 10:11 AM]
"Thought Crimes: The Case of the Cannibal Cop," Featuring Exclusive Access to Former NYPD Officer Gilberto Valle, Explores Issues of Crime in the Internet Age When It Debuts May 11 on HBO
Dubbed "The Cannibal Cop," former NYPD officer Gilberto Valle was convicted of conspiring to kidnap and eat women in March 2013.

[04/24/15 - 10:08 AM]
Video: "Nightingale" - Tease (HBO Films)
The David Oyelowo-led project premieres Friday, May 29 at 9:00/8:00c on the pay channel.

[04/24/15 - 10:07 AM]
FYI(TM) Greenlights New Original Series "The Seven Year Switch"
In the series, four couples at a crossroads in their relationship will get the chance to live with a stranger for two weeks, in an experimental marriage, to help determine what traits and characteristics in a mate could make their marriage stronger.

[04/24/15 - 09:22 AM]
"Steve Harvey" Celebrates 500th Episode, Monday, April 27
Members of the studio audience will get the opportunity of a lifetime, as each day April 27 - May 1, one lucky person will be chosen to step into the "Steve Harvey Money Booth" and will be given 20 seconds to collect as much cash as they can.

[04/24/15 - 09:08 AM]
Hulu Original "Moone Boy" to Return for A Sidesplitting Third Season
The Chris O'Dowd-led series returns to Hulu for a third and final season with six all-new episodes on Wednesday, May 13.