or


[11/11/10 - 01:23 PM]
Five Schools Have Been Named Finalists in "My School Pride Web Competition," Sponsored by NBC.com and Microsoft
From now until November 29, viewers can vote on which school will receive 25 HP All-in-One Windows 7 PCs.

[via press release from NBC]

FIVE SCHOOLS HAVE BEEN NAMED FINALISTS IN "MY SCHOOL PRIDE WEB COMPETITION" - SPONSORED BY NBC.COM AND MICROSOFT -- THAT WILL ALLOW ONE SCHOOL TO WIN A BRAND-NEW WINDOWS 7-POWERED COMPUTER LAB

Five Finalists Chosen by the NBC Show's Producers Are: Northwestern R-1 (Mendon, Mo.), Seven Oak Middle School (Lebanon, Ore.), Peoria High School (Peoria, Ill.), Whatcom Middle School (Bellingham, Wash.) and the Islamic School of Rhode Island (West Warwick, R.I.)

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - November 11, 2010 - Five schools have been chosen as finalists in the NBC.com and Microsoft-sponsored "My School Pride Web Competition." From now until November 29, people can visit www.nbc.com/microsoft to vote for Northwestern R-1 (Mendon, Mo.), Seven Oak Middle School (Lebanon, Ore.), Peoria High School (Peoria, Ill.), Whatcom Middle School (Bellingham, Wash.) or the Islamic School of Rhode Island (West Warwick, R.I.).

Inspired by the NBC series "My School Pride" (Fridays, 8-9 p.m. ET), the school with the most votes will win a brand-new computer lab. The new lab will include 25 HP All-in-One Windows 7 PCs and five finalists will receive a Windows 7 HP laptop.

Each finalist school submitted either a video or a photograph with a short essay explaining why their school needed the Windows 7 PC makeover. On November 5, a panel of judges chose the five finalists. The grand-prize winner will be revealed on December 1 -- and by December 17, one fortunate school will have a new computer lab.

The makeover will be documented in a five-part Web series that will follow the effort from contestant submissions through to the final reveal. The contest is part of "My School Pride," a website designed by NBC.com to give viewers the tools and motivation to increase school pride in their hometowns.

Inspired by its ongoing commitment to education, and NBC's upbeat series "School Pride" (which premiered on October 15), Microsoft has teamed up with NBC.com to extend its "My School Pride" initiative with this online contest.

Complete contest rules can be found at www.nbc.com/microsoft.

"School Pride" is from Horizon Alternative Television. Cheryl Hines ("Curb Your Enthusiasm") and Denise Cramsey ("Extreme Makeover: Home Edition") are executive producers of "School Pride," from Denise Cramsey Productions and Horizon Alternative Television.





  [november 2010]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
 


· CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM (HBO)
· EXTREME MAKEOVER: HOME EDITION (ABC)
· SCHOOL PRIDE (NBC)











[09/23/14 - 04:07 PM]
"Lauren Lake's Paternity Court" Soars During Its Premiere
Orion TV Productions spins the numbers for Monday, September 22.

[09/23/14 - 03:55 PM]
Animal Planet Renews Friday Night Series "Treehouse Masters" and "Redwood Kings"
The former will return in January 2015 with 10 episodes while the latter is due back in the spring with 10 original episodes.

[09/23/14 - 02:51 PM]
"Saving Africa's Giants with Yao Ming" Premieres November 18 on Animal Planet; Narrated by Edward Norton
This announcement comes in conjunction with the 2014 Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Annual Meeting in New York and the organization's Commitment to Action to Save African Elephants.

[09/23/14 - 12:51 PM]
"Naked and Afraid" Season Finale #1 Unscripted Program in All of Cable Sunday
Discovery spins the numbers for Sunday, September 21.

[09/23/14 - 12:37 PM]
Starz in Black Debuts the U.S. Television Premiere of the Film, "Half of a Yellow Sun" Starring Emmy(R), Oscar(R) and Golden Globe(R) Nominee Chiwetel Ejiofor, on Sunday, September 28th at 10PM ET/PT
The film centers around the diverging destinies of two sisters, Olanna (played by Thandie Newton) and Kainene (played by Anika Noni Rose) who are glamorous twins from a wealthy Nigerian family.

[09/23/14 - 12:06 PM]
"Iyanla: Fix My Life" Delivers 1.15 Million Viewers Saturday Night on OWN
OWN spins the numbers for Saturday, September 20.

[09/23/14 - 12:01 PM]
History Premieres New Season of Hit Series "The Curse of Oak Island" & Premieres Brand New Series "Search for the Lost Giants"
Look for both series on Tuesday nights at 9:00/8:00c and 10:00/9:00c, respectively, beginning November 4.

[09/23/14 - 11:44 AM]
How You Doin'? Better Now That "Friends" Is Returning to TV Land Monday, September 29th
Viewers can tune in to TV Land every night to see their six best "Friends" beginning Monday, September 29 at 11:00/10:00c.

[09/23/14 - 11:26 AM]
Colin Farrell and Vince Vaughn Confirmed to Star in the Second Season of HBO's "True Detective"; Justin Lin Set to Direct First Two Episodes
The eight-episode hour-long drama is set to begin production later this fall in California.

[09/23/14 - 11:17 AM]
TBS Marks Its Fourth Consecutive Week as Basic Cable's Top Entertainment Network with Adults 18-49 in Primetime
Turner spins the numbers for the week of September 15-21.

[09/23/14 - 11:11 AM]
Nickelodeon Wins Week, Locks Top Shows Across All Kid Demos
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the week of September 15-21.

[09/23/14 - 11:03 AM]
Family of Preachers Opens Progressive Church in the Bible Belt on New TLC Series "Preaching Alabama"
The all-new six-part series premieres Tuesday, October 7 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[09/23/14 - 10:28 AM]
A Third Season of the "Nashville"-Inspired Docu-Web Series, "On the Record," Returns to ABC Music Lounge Featuring Original Music from the Popular Drama "Nashville"
First up: Charles Esten and Deana Carter get together for an intimate discussion on the song they co-wrote for "Nashville's" season premiere, "I Know How To Love You Now."

[09/23/14 - 10:20 AM]
"Scorpion" Is Monday's Top New Program, with 14 Million Viewers and 3.3 Rating in Adults 18-49
CBS spins the numbers for Monday, September 22.

[09/23/14 - 10:04 AM]
New Seasons of "Auction Hunters" and "Thrift Hunters" Premiere Saturday, October 11!
Both series will air back-to-back beginning at 9:00/8:00c.