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Movies!

Movies! is an American free-to-air television network, owned as a joint venture between Weigel Broadcasting and the Fox Television Stations subsidiary of Fox Corporation. The network's programming emphasizes feature films; the network's programming and advertising operations are based in Weigel Broadcasting's headquarters on North Halsted Street in Chicago, Illinois. It is available in several markets through digital subchannel affiliations with free-to-air television stations, as well as through carriage on pay television providers through a local affiliate of the network. Movies! provides programming 24 hours a day and broadcasts in the 16:9 widescreen picture format, available in either standard definition or high definition depending on the station's preference. The network competes with two formatted broadcast networks: This TV and GetTV; however unlike This TV and GetTV, Movies! does not edit the films aired to make room for more commercials. A notation in the Movies! Title card stating no film alterations is aired at the beginning of every film broadcast.

On January 28, 2013, Fox Television Stations and Weigel Broadcasting announced the formation of Movies!, with plans to launch the network on Memorial Day of that year. Movies! Launched on May 27, 2013, at 8:10 a.m. Eastern Time debuting on the subchannels of both of the network's co-parents: five Fox and 11 MyNetworkTV owned-and-operated stations owned by Fox Television Stations, two stations owned by Weigel, its programming was inaugurated by a ten-minute clip introducing the network, followed by the first film to be telecast on Movies!, the 1975 film Western Take a Hard Ride. Described as presenting "a variety of theatrical motion pictures in a new and advertiser friendly format, not seen on broadcast television to date", films featured on Movies! as of 2020, consist of releases from Warner Bros. Paramount Pictures, Sony Pictures Entertainment, CBS Television Distribution. ReTV, Peter Rodgers Organization, Multicom Entertainment Group, Shout! Factory, ITV Studios Global Entertainment and Proven Entertainment.

The network's film roster concentrates on classic films from the 1920s to the 1980s, though in recent years, films from the 1990s and select films from the 2000s and 2010s are played. As of August 2019, Movies! Broadcasts featured movie presentations such as Noir to Die For all day every Thursday, Saturday Morning Movies! Consisting of films from the Hopalong Cassidy and Hardy and Blondie franchises, Popcorn Movies! Every Saturday afternoon, Definitive Movies! Every Saturday night and Sunday Night Noir. Movies! Presents many of its features in their original aspect ratio whenever possible, which are either presented in the 16:9 or 4:3 letterboxed format depending on the affiliate's preference in transmitting the subchannel. Scope films, are reformatted from 2.35:1 to 1.85:1. Films that are broadcast on the network are edited for graphic profanity and inappropriate violent or sexual content, but are not edited for running times to fit in a set time block. In order to meet requirements imposed by the Federal Communications Commission on the amount of educational programming content that a broadcast station must air each week, Movies!

Airs a three-hour block of children's programs that were distributed for syndication on Sunday mornings. This allows its affiliates to carry the network's full schedule without having to purchase E/I programming from the syndication market to comply with the rules; as of July 2014, Movies! has current or pending affiliation agreements with television stations in 43 media markets encompassing 22 states and the District of Columbia, covering 49% of the United States. Fox Television Stations and Weigel Broadcasting launched Movies! in markets served by a station owned-and-operated by the Fox network or its sister programming service MyNetworkTV. Not all of the Fox Television Stations outlets carried Movies! at launch, WJZY in Charlotte did not begin carrying Movies! until July 1, 2014, due to an existing affiliation agreement with Antenna TV. In Chicago—where Fox Television Stations and Weigel Broadcasting each own television stations—Fox-owned WPWR-TV serves as that market's charter affiliate of the network, instead of one of Weigel's three stations in that market.

This makes Movies! the first Weigel-owned network in which the company's

CSI: NY (season 8)

The eighth season of CSI: NY aired on CBS between September 2011 and May 2012. It consisted of 18 episodes, its regular time slot continued on Fridays at 9pm/8c. CSI: NY The Eighth Season was released on DVD in the U. S. on September 25, 2012. Gary Sinise as Mac Taylor Sela Ward as Jo Danville Carmine Giovinazzo as Danny Messer Anna Belknap as Lindsay Messer Robert Joy as Sid Hammerback A. J. Buckley as Adam Ross Hill Harper as Sheldon Hawkes Eddie Cahill as Don Flack Megan Dodds as Christine Whitney CSI: NY Season 8 Episode List on Internet Movie Database CSI: NY Season 8 Episode Guide on TV.com CSI: NY Season 8 Episode Guide on CSI Files CSI: New York on CBS on The Futon Critic

Rosa 'Mrs Fred Danks'

Rosa'Mrs Fred Danks' is a hybrid tea rose cultivar, bred by Alister Clark, introduced after his death in Australia in 1952. The plant was named after a friend of Clark's.'Mrs. Fred Danks' is a tall upright shrub, 5 to 7 ft in height with a 3 to 5 ft spread. Blooms are 4 -- 5 in in diameter, with a large semi-double bloom form. According to Charles and Brigid Quest-Ritson, in The Encyclopedia of Roses, "The tall, elegant buds are pale crimson, but the flowers open lilac pink with paler pink petal backs, a creamy white center, they fade to pale pink and near white in hot weather." The rose has a strong fragrance and large, dark green foliage.'Mrs. Fred Danks' is an excellent garden rose, it blooms in flushes from spring through fall. Quest-Ritson, Brigid. Encyclopedia of Roses. DK. ISBN 978-0756688684

Florida wine

Florida wine refers to wine made from grapes and other fruit grown in the U. S. state of Florida. Wine grapes were grown in Florida earlier than anywhere else in the United States; the first wine grapes were planted in the 16th century by Spanish missionaries for the production of sacramental wine for Christian religious ceremonies. Because of the tropical climate and grapevine diseases Pierce's disease, vitis vinifera does not grow well in Florida; the Florida Grape Growers Association was established in 1923. In the 1930s, researchers at the University of Florida helped develop new hybrid grape varieties suited for Florida's climate, including Stover, Blanc Du Bois and Miss Blanc; as early as 1991 Florida Orange Groves Winery began to develop wines made from 100% tropical fruit. Thanks to their efforts the term Florida Wine now encompasses varieties like mango, key lime, grapefruit and strawberry. Following in the footsteps of Florida Orange Groves Winery are several other wineries located in Florida now experimenting with tropical fruits.

There are no designated American Viticultural Areas in Florida. Florida wineries American wine

Sultan Mastura, Maguindanao

Sultan Mastura the Municipality of Sultan Mastura, is a 5th class municipality in the province of Maguindanao, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 22,261 people, it was created by virtue of the Muslim Mindanao Autonomy Act No. 89, carved from the municipality of Sultan Kudarat. The law was submitted on September 13, 1999 and lapsed into law on November 13, 1999, it was ratified by the people of Sultan Mastura through plebiscite on March 15, 2003. Its corporate existence started on April 28, 2003, it was part of the province of Shariff Kabunsuan from October 2006 until its nullification by the Supreme Court in July 2008. Sultan Mastura is politically subdivided into 13 barangays. MMA Act No. 89: An Act Creating the Municipality of Sultan Mastura in the Province of Maguindanao Official Website of Sultan Mastura Municipality Philippine Standard Geographic Code Philippine Census Information Local Governance Performance Management System Inquirer.net, Sultan Kudarat town aims for nat’l recognition

Mick Brophy

Played at midfield for Kilkenny in the 1957 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Final. Mick Brophy was born on 9 October 1932 in County Kilkenny, his parents Thomas and Elizabeth, farmed a dairy farm in the parish, located 5 miles from the city of Kilkenny. Up to the introduction of the parish rule, Brophy played his underage hurling with Eoghan Ruadh, he played with his local club Danesfort, was a member of the Kilkenny senior inter-county team in the 1950s. He played at midfield in the famous 1957 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Final, when Kilkenny beat their neighbours and great rivals, Waterford by a single point; the 1957 victory was greeted with jubilant celebration in the Marble city. A special effort had been made at the time to trawl for talent amongst Junior clubs to try to reverse Kilkenny's ailing fortunes, it proved to be successful and Kilkenny have never since waited ten years to capture All Ireland glory. The same teams and Waterford, would again meet in the 1959 final when, after a draw, fortunes were reversed in the replay with a Waterford victory.

This remains Waterford's last title and Mick attended the recent All Ireland final of 2008, some 49 years when Kilkenny overcame Waterford with relative ease to capture the first'three in a row' since the Cork team of the seventies. Brophy had played with the Kilkenny minor teams in 1949 and 1950 capturing the All Ireland title in 1950. For many years Mick Brophy was the only Danesfort man to hold a senior All Ireland hurling medal. Presently there are two Danesfort players featuring on the Kilkenny senior team - namely Ritchie Hogan and Paul Murphy. Renowned as a skilful left handed midfielder Brophy was noted for his ability to double on the ball in the air. Mick Brophy died in spring 2009 and is fondly remembered by the older contingent of Kilkenny hurling followers