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)











[10/24/14 - 12:08 PM]
Oscar(R) Nominee Paul Giamatti and Golden Globe(R) Winner Damian Lewis Cast as Leads in the Showtime(R) Drama Project "Billions"
Acclaimed director Neil Burger (The Illusionist, Divergent, Limitless) has signed on to direct the drama pilot, which will be filmed in New York in early 2015.

[10/24/14 - 11:22 AM]
ABC Family's "Pretty Little Liars" Social Platforms to Give Fans a Behind-the-Scenes Look at Janel Parrish's "Pretty Little Liars"-Themed Dance
The ABC Family social media team has partnered with "Dancing with the Stars" to give "PLL" fans an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at Janel and her professional partner, Valentin Chmerkovskiy, as they get ready for their big performance.

[10/24/14 - 11:14 AM]
TV Land Presents: A Frightfully Funny "Roseanne" Halloween Marathon Event
TV Land will honor these notorious tricksters with a full-day marathon event that highlights "Roseanne's" Halloween episodes, leaving viewers cackling on Sunday, October 26 from 6:00 AM- 6:00 PM ET/PT!

[10/24/14 - 11:02 AM]
"Once Upon A Time" to Air Special Two-Hour Event "Smash the Mirror" on Sunday, November 16
Look for back-to-back episodes beginning at 8:00/7:00c on said night.

[10/24/14 - 11:00 AM]
"Marvel's Agent Carter" Rounds Out Cast with Lyndsy Fonseca
She'll play an aspiring actress living in 1946 New York, who will befriend Peggy Carter (Hayley Atwell) as she herself seeks to find her place in the post-war world.

[10/24/14 - 10:52 AM]
NBC Expands "The Voice" Live Playoffs with Extra Hour, Night
The Peacock will pre-empt "Marry Me" and "About a Boy" on Tuesday, November 11 as well as "The Mysteries of Laura" on Wednesday, November 12 to make room for the expanded "Voice" editions.

[10/24/14 - 09:46 AM]
Four-Time Emmy Winner Jim Parsons to Star in NBC's Animated Holiday Event "Elf: Buddy's Musical Christmas"
The one-hour special premieres Tuesday, December 16 at 8:00/7:00c on the network.

[10/24/14 - 09:35 AM]
Terrifying Monsters Run Amok During Animal Planet's Inauguaral "Beastly Nights" Programming Event
Just in time for Halloween, Animal Planet unleashes five nights of cryptic creatures, near-death tales and never-before-seen footage.

[10/24/14 - 09:16 AM]
CBS Stars Get Social with a Week-Long #CBSInstagramTakeover Oct. 27 - Nov. 2!
In addition to Instagram, fans can follow along on the series' Facebook pages and CBS.com.

[10/24/14 - 09:13 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Beats NBC's "Fallon" by Its Largest Margin Yet in Homes
ABC spins the late-night numbers for Thursday, October 23.

[10/24/14 - 08:55 AM]
"The Biggest Loser" Retains 92% of Its Week-Ago Rating, Despite a Significantly Stronger NFL Game on CBS This Week
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 23.

[10/24/14 - 08:42 AM]
WWE(R) Superstar Christian(R) and WWE(R) Hall of Famer Edge(R) Reunite on Syfy's "Haven" in an All-New Episode Airing November 28
Jay Reso will appear in an all-new episode airing November 28, and will reprise the role for two additional episodes airing later in 2015.

[10/24/14 - 08:33 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Thursday Night Football" Wraps CBS Run on Top
The Thursday football franchise heads to NFL Network only beginning next week.

[10/24/14 - 08:19 AM]
ABC More Than Doubles Its Nearest Non-Sports Competition on Thursday
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 23.

[10/24/14 - 07:23 AM]
Season 3 of CNBC's "The Car Chasers" Will Premiere on Wednesday, November 5
Season 3 consists of 16 thirty-minute episodes: 8 new episodes will air in 2014, and the remainder of Season 3 will air in 2015.