News Article | April 29, 2017
As previously reported, Alex (Chyler Leigh) gets kidnapped in Season 2, episode 19 of “Supergirl.” But who actually is her kidnapper? In a recent interview with TVLine, Leigh revealed that her character’s abductor is someone who knew Alex and Kara (Melissa Benoist) when they were young. “This episode is called ‘Alex,’ and there’s a guy who comes back from Alex and Kara’s past,” Leigh revealed to the news outlet on the Vancouver set of the CW series. “In the [Supergirl] pilot, you saw a young Kara miraculously save a girl from car. Well, this one guy saw her do it, and knowing that she had these powers, he figured out that Kara is Supergirl.” READ: Kara and Superman fight each other in new set photos from “Supergirl” Season 2 finale The kidnapper then uses this knowledge as part of his plan, which Leigh described as “big” and “elaborate,” to break his father out of prison. “Hello, Supergirl. Walk into prison and break my father out within the next 36 hours or your sister will die,” Alex’s abductor tells Kara over the phone in the trailer for the episode. Kara teams up with Maggie (Floriana Lima) to save Alex. But because Kara and Maggie have always had different approaches to apprehending criminals, they find themselves at odds as they figure out the best way to save the woman they both care about. “[Kara and Maggie] are both women who are very strong and opinionated and stubborn, and they very much have their own way of figuring out a problem,” Benoist said. “[So as the work together] they don’t necessarily agree on how to deal with the fact that the person that’s the most important to both of them is missing and in danger.” “They’re both strong, opinionated women who really are passionate about their work, so they’re going to butt heads a bit — but not in any aggressive, bad way,” Lima added of the tension between Kara and Maggie. “[It’s] more along the lines of, ‘I want to go this way,’ and Kara, Supergirl, wants to go another route. And we’re both telling each other, like, ‘No, that’s not the safest plan.’ We both think we know Alex more than the other.” Executive producer Andrew Kreisberg also previewed the episode during a recent chat with Entertainment Weekly. “What’s interesting is it’s really an episode about jurisdiction,” Kreisberg said. “It’s really a Maggie-Kara episode. It starts with them at loggerheads about, where does the police’s jurisdiction end and where does Supergirl’s begin? They’re on opposite sides of that. Maggie is obviously more for the police and Supergirl is more for Supergirl.” “Who gets to make the decisions to save Alex: The sister or the girlfriend?” Kreisberg continued. “It’s great because neither of them are right and neither of them are wrong, and they both love her and both want her back. It’s just a question of who’s willing to do what to bring that about?” “Supergirl” Season 2, episode 19, aptly titled “Alex,” airs on Monday, May 1 at 8 p.m. EDT on The CW.
News Article | April 20, 2017
CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Curtiss-Wright Corporation (NYSE: CW) Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, David C. Adams, and Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Glenn E. Tynan, will participate in the Wells Fargo 2017 Industrials Conference in New York, NY on Tuesday, May 9, 2017. A fireside chat discussion will take place at 9:15 am EDT. There will be no formal presentation at this event. A simultaneous webcast and a copy of the latest presentation slides will be available in the Investor Relations section of Curtiss-Wright’s website at www.curtisswright.com. A replay will be available for approximately 30 days on the company’s website shortly after completion of the discussion. About Curtiss-Wright Corporation Curtiss-Wright Corporation (NYSE:CW) is a global innovative company that delivers highly engineered, critical function products and services to the commercial, industrial, defense and energy markets. Building on the heritage of Glenn Curtiss and the Wright brothers, Curtiss-Wright has a long tradition of providing reliable solutions through trusted customer relationships. The company employs approximately 8,000 people worldwide. For more information, visit www.curtisswright.com.
News Article | April 20, 2017
— Global Compression Wear and Shapewear Industry Report offers market overview, segmentation by types, application, countries, key manufactures, cost analysis, industrial chain, sourcing strategy, downstream buyers, marketing strategy analysis, distributors/traders, factors affecting market, forecast and other important information for key insight. Companies profiled in this report are Triumph, Spanx, HanesBrands, Wacoal, Prima Donna, Leonisa, Spiegel, Anita, Ann Chery, Your Contour, Wonderbra Sexy, Under Armour, Nike, Adidas, Skins, medi, CW-X, 2XU in terms of Basic Information, Manufacturing Base, Sales Area and Its Competitors, Sales, Revenue, Price and Gross Margin (2012-2017). Split by Product Types, with sales, revenue, price, market share of each type, can be divided into • Shirts • Pants • Waist Cincher • Socks • Bra • Others Split by applications, this report focuses on sales, market share and growth rate of Compression Wear and Shapewear in each application, can be divided into • Medical use • Athletic use • Contour body shape Purchase a copy of this report at: https://www.themarketreports.com/report/buy-now/423536 Table of Content: 1 Compression Wear and Shapewear Market Overview 2 Global Compression Wear and Shapewear Sales, Revenue (Value) and Market Share by Manufacturers 3 Global Compression Wear and Shapewear Sales, Revenue (Value) by Countries, Type and Application (2012-2017) 4 Global Compression Wear and Shapewear Manufacturers Profiles/Analysis 5 North America Compression Wear and Shapewear Sales, Revenue (Value) by Countries, Type and Application (2012-2017) 6 Latin America Compression Wear and Shapewear Sales, Revenue (Value) by Countries, Type and Application (2012-2017) 7 Europe Compression Wear and Shapewear Sales, Revenue (Value) by Countries, Type and Application (2012-2017) 8 Asia-Pacific Compression Wear and Shapewear Sales, Revenue (Value) by Countries, Type and Application (2012-2017) 9 Middle East and Africa Compression Wear and Shapewear Sales, Revenue (Value) by Countries, Type and Application (2012-2017) 10 Compression Wear and Shapewear Manufacturing Cost Analysis 11 Industrial Chain, Sourcing Strategy and Downstream Buyers 12 Marketing Strategy Analysis, Distributors/Traders 13 Market Effect Factors Analysis 14 Global Compression Wear and Shapewear Market Forecast (2017-2022) 15 Research Findings and Conclusion 16 Appendix Inquire more for more details about this report at: https://www.themarketreports.com/report/ask-your-query/423536 For more information, please visit https://www.themarketreports.com/report/2017-2022-global-top-countries-compression-wear-and-shapewear-market-report
News Article | April 19, 2017
The 2017 Golden Trailer Award show and red carpet will take place on the evening of Tuesday, June 6th at the Saban Theater in Beverly Hills. The Golden Trailer Awards presents awards in fifteen 'show' categories including Best Summer Blockbuster Trailer Award, Trashiest Trailer, Most Original, Best Teaser, Best of Show, and the much anticipated Golden Fleece Award, bestowed on the best trailer for the film where the marketing was considered better than the film itself. In 2014, the producers added the BOW award (Box Office Weekend award), to recognize the film with the highest three day weekend box office receipts. The fast paced award ceremony is capped off with the coveted GTA18 award for 'Best of Show'. Nominees are displayed throughout the venue during the opening reception. Following the ceremony, the winners of the non-show for International, TV Theatrical, TV Streaming, Posters, Pre Show, Book and Legit Trailers are featured throughout the venue during the post party, keeping the anticipation and energy level high. In total, Golden Trailer Awards are presented to winners across 114 diverse categories. Last year, more than 1,100 studio marketing executives, movie fans, celebrities and trailer editors were on hand to celebrate as Open Road Films & Insync + Beemis Balkind's trailer for the film "Spotlight" took home top honors as the Best of Show. "Wayne Brady was the perfect host last year. His stage presence, original sketches and his observations about movies, trailers and the film industry were hilarious and a hit with our Hollywood audience. The #1 request we had from our guests was to find a way to get Wayne back so we did and we can't wait to see how he tops his performance this year," said Evelyn Watters, GTA Executive Director. For more information and tickets, please visit: www.goldentrailer.com: Five-time Emmy winner and Grammy nominee Wayne Brady is a true show-biz renaissance man. Actor, singer, dancer, improviser, songwriter – he's done it all throughout his long career. Currently, Wayne is starring as Aaron Burr in the Tony Award- and Pulitzer Prize-winning "Hamilton" at the Private Bank Theatre in Chicago. Wayne got his big break on first the British and then the ABC version of WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY? His name became synonymous with off-the-cuff brilliance. He went on to star in and produce a highly-rated summer sketch show and an Emmy-winning talk show for ABC before joining forces with Dave Chappelle to create the now classic "Training Day" sketch, showing audiences both sides of his comedic skill and depth as an actor. Brady returned to his theatrical roots with a successful Broadway debut as Billy Flynn in "Chicago." He guest starred in shows such as 30 ROCK, EVERYBODY LOVES CHRIS, DIRT and had a recurring role on HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER in addition to hosting DON'T FORGET THE LYRICS. His film work includes feature films Crossover, The List (a romantic comedy with Sydney Tamiia Poitier), and most recently 1982 from director Tommy Oliver. This past year he performed live on his sold-out world tour "Makin' Sh*t Up" and guest starred on the new SyFy series AFTERMATH. He was welcomed back to Broadway and received rave reviews for his role as Lola in the Tony Award-winning production of "Kinky Boots," while lending his vocal talents to both Disney's animated series SOFIA THE FIRST and Nickelodeon's LOUD HOUSE. Brady will return for his 8th season as the host of CBS' LET'S MAKE A DEAL, as well as the 5th new season of WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY? on the CW this year." To view the original version on PR Newswire, visit:http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/wayne-brady-returns-to-host-the-2017-golden-trailer-awards-on-june-6-2017-honoring-the-best-in-motion-picture-and-television-marketing-300441601.html
News Article | May 3, 2017
Actor Melvin Jackson Jr. Launches for Your Emmy Consideration Nomination Campaign Actor-Writer-Producer Melvin Jackson Jr. has been submitted for consideration for an Emmy Nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a limited series or movie. He is rallying support from true fans of great acting and his numerous devotees to help make this submission a win. Los Angeles, CA, May 03, 2017 --( This is not the first time fans have been mesmerized with Jackson’s depiction of a rogue character. The beginning of his fame came from his well-known roles on HBO’s “The Wire” (as Bernard) and the CW’s “Everybody Hates Chris” (as a reoccurring bully). Although fans looked forward to seeing him on each show, they despised the characters because his talent makes each role so believable. He gives life to any character. Being completely opposite of each of the mentioned characters, in reality Melvin Jackson Jr., is a humble, God fearing, caring husband, father, youth mentor and business man who simply gives his all and best to any role given. On a mission to keep his acting skills sharpened as well as create opportunities for striving actors, Melvin has continued developing his love of the art by writing, producing and directing films under the name of his company, Urban Vision Entertainment. Often being dubbed as comedic legend Eddie Murphy, Melvin Jackson Jr., has graced many stages sharing a style of his on with his hilarious comedy act, “This is My Life, So Why Are You Laughing?” “I’m not doing this for me, I’m also doing this to help inspire others to always believe in themselves. I’m representing the underdogs, those without a voice, and aspiring actors,” stated Jackson. Melvin is slated to portray rapper Kurupt in the DPG 4 Life movie currently in pre-production. The New Edition mini-series captured a reported 29 million viewers making it one of BET’s highest ranking premiere in the last five years. Contact: Tonya Carmouche, Publicist -562.551.8277 Los Angeles, CA, May 03, 2017 --( PR.com )-- In January 2017 BET Network aired “The New Edition Story” a three part mini-series. Melvin provided an uncanny portrayal of rap legend Kurtis Blow. During the short yet powerful scenes, his delivery of lines and the demeanor of the character made a powerful impact on viewers. The script was written to show one of the many unpleasant experiences a young New Edition endured during their journey to success. Melvin Jackson Jr., channeled his incredible acting abilities, added that to his admiration for the rap icon and left audiences feeling the hurt and disappointment the actual group felt over 20 years ago!This is not the first time fans have been mesmerized with Jackson’s depiction of a rogue character. The beginning of his fame came from his well-known roles on HBO’s “The Wire” (as Bernard) and the CW’s “Everybody Hates Chris” (as a reoccurring bully). Although fans looked forward to seeing him on each show, they despised the characters because his talent makes each role so believable. He gives life to any character.Being completely opposite of each of the mentioned characters, in reality Melvin Jackson Jr., is a humble, God fearing, caring husband, father, youth mentor and business man who simply gives his all and best to any role given.On a mission to keep his acting skills sharpened as well as create opportunities for striving actors, Melvin has continued developing his love of the art by writing, producing and directing films under the name of his company, Urban Vision Entertainment.Often being dubbed as comedic legend Eddie Murphy, Melvin Jackson Jr., has graced many stages sharing a style of his on with his hilarious comedy act, “This is My Life, So Why Are You Laughing?”“I’m not doing this for me, I’m also doing this to help inspire others to always believe in themselves. I’m representing the underdogs, those without a voice, and aspiring actors,” stated Jackson.Melvin is slated to portray rapper Kurupt in the DPG 4 Life movie currently in pre-production.The New Edition mini-series captured a reported 29 million viewers making it one of BET’s highest ranking premiere in the last five years.Contact: Tonya Carmouche, Publicist -562.551.8277
News Article | April 17, 2017
Salt Lake Community College will honor graduates during commencement ceremonies May 5, 9:30 a.m. at the Maverik Center in West Valley City. This year’s keynote speaker will be Diane Guerrero, known for her roles in the Netflix series Orange is the New Black and The CW Network series Jane the Virgin. Guerrero was raised in the Jamaica Plain and Roxbury neighborhoods of Boston after being taken in by other Colombian families. She had an interest in acting since a young age and took advantage of free opportunities in the neighborhood or at school. Then she attended Boston Arts Academy, a performing arts high school, where she was in the music department. In 2015, Guerrero was named a White House Ambassador for Citizenship and Naturalization. She is an outspoken advocate for common sense, comprehensive immigration reform and has worked with Immigrant Legal Resource Center and Mi Familia Vota, a nonpartisan Latino civic engagement organization to promote citizenship and voter registration. Variety named her one of the top 10 Latina actresses to watch. SLCC’s 2017 honorary doctorate recipients are H. Roger Boyer, chairman of The Boyer Company as well as its director and advisor, and the Honorable Shauna Graves-Robertson, who was appointed to the Salt Lake County Justice Court by the Salt Lake County Commission in January 1999. Boyer received his Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Utah and his Master of Business Administration from Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration. Graves-Robertson graduated from Arizona State University in 1980 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice. Judge Graves-Robertson received a Master of Arts in Public Administration in 1987 and Juris Doctor from the University of Utah in 1990. Lisa Gough, vice president of Sysco, and Shawn Newell, vice president of business development for Industrial Supply Company, were named Distinguished Alumni. Gough received her associate’s degree in business from SLCC in 1995 and a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Utah in 1997. She earned a Master of Business Administration degree from Westminster College in 2007. Newell earned an associate’s degree in marketing management from SLCC and his bachelor’s of science degree in sociology from the University of Utah. Newell also earned a master’s degree in management from the University of Phoenix. Salt Lake Community College is an accredited, student-focused, comprehensive community college meeting the diverse needs of the Salt Lake community. Home to more than 61,000 students each year, the College is Utah’s leading provider of workforce development programs. SLCC is also the largest supplier of transfer students to Utah’s four-year institutions and a perennial Top 10 college nationally for total associate degrees awarded. The College is the sole provider of applied technology courses in the Salt Lake area, with multiple locations, an eCampus, and nearly 1,000 continuing education sites located throughout the Salt Lake Valley. Personal attention from an excellent faculty is paramount at the College, which maintains an average class size of 20.
News Article | April 21, 2017
IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: NXST) announced today that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.30 per share of its Class A common stock. The dividend is payable on Friday, May 26, 2017, to shareholders of record on Friday, May 12, 2017. While the Company intends to pay regular quarterly cash dividends for the foreseeable future, all subsequent dividends will be reviewed quarterly and declared by the Board of Directors at its discretion. Nexstar Media Group is a leading diversified media company that leverages localism to bring new services and value to consumers and advertisers through its traditional media, digital and mobile media platforms. Nexstar owns, operates, programs or provides sales and other services to 170 television stations and related digital multicast signals reaching 100 markets or approximately 39% of all U.S. television households. Nexstar’s portfolio includes primary affiliates of NBC, CBS, ABC, FOX, MyNetworkTV and The CW. Nexstar’s community portal websites offer additional hyper-local content and verticals for consumers and advertisers, allowing audiences to choose where, when and how they access content while creating new revenue opportunities. For more information please visit www.nexstar.tv. This communication includes forward-looking statements. We have based these forward-looking statements on our current expectations and projections about future events. Forward-looking statements include information preceded by, followed by, or that includes the words "guidance," "believes," "expects," "anticipates," "could," or similar expressions. For these statements, Nexstar claims the protection of the safe harbor for forward-looking statements contained in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. The forward-looking statements contained in this communication, concerning, among other things, future financial performance, including changes in net revenue, cash flow and operating expenses, involve risks and uncertainties, and are subject to change based on various important factors, including the impact of changes in national and regional economies, the ability to service and refinance our outstanding debt, successful integration of acquired television stations and digital businesses (including achievement of synergies and cost reductions), pricing fluctuations in local and national advertising, future regulatory actions and conditions in the television stations' operating areas, competition from others in the broadcast television markets, volatility in programming costs, the effects of governmental regulation of broadcasting, industry consolidation, technological developments and major world news events. Nexstar undertakes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. In light of these risks, uncertainties and assumptions, the forward-looking events discussed in this communication might not occur. You should not place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date of this release. For more details on factors that could affect these expectations, please see Nexstar’s other filings with the SEC.
News Article | April 20, 2017
DENVER, CO--(Marketwired - Apr 20, 2017) - Hemp Business Journal, the leading provider of data and market intelligence for the hemp industry, has published estimates of the size of the 2016 U.S. retail market for hemp products. Hemp Business Journal and Vote Hemp estimate the total retail value of hemp products sold in the U.S. in 2016 was $688 million. Items like shelled seed, protein powder, soaps and lotions have continued to increase complemented by successful hemp cultivation pilot programs in numerous states. In all, sales of Hemp CBD products boosted the industry to a five year 22% CAGR. Of the $688 million market size, Hemp Business Journal analyzed the market across seven primary product categories: (1) Food (2) Personal care (3) Textiles, (4) Supplements, (5) Hemp derived Cannabidiol (CBD), (6) Industrial Applications such as car parts, and (7) Other Consumer Products such as paper and construction materials. Further data and market intelligence will be published in the State of Hemp Market Report 2017 in the months to come following completion of Hemp Business Journal's industry-wide survey. The growth of Hemp CBD -- a category with $130 million in sales and growing at a 53% AGR -- contributed significantly to the $688 million in total sales. Hemp Business Journal reports the Hemp CBD category was led by channel sales in natural and specialty products, smoke shops, and online verticals. CBD-based pet care products are a 'growth category to watch' in 2017. SPINS, the leading market research firm for natural products, tracked $2,470,000 for products with CBD listed as the primary ingredient in 2016. Retail sales leaders in the CBD Hemp category for 2016 included CV Sciences, Bluebird Botanicals, CW Hemp, Mary's Nutritional, and Liberty Lotions, among others. Pharmaceutical companies continued progress to develop innovative cannabinoid based drugs. In the U.S., GW Pharmaceuticals has received Orphan Drug Designation from the FDA for its CBD based drug, Epidiolex, in the treatment of LGS, Dravet syndrome, Tuberous Sclerosis Complex, and Infantile Spasms, each of which are severe infantile-onset, drug-resistant epilepsy syndromes. Sales of Epidiolex are slated to begin in 2018 or 2019, and are projected by Hemp Business Journal to reach $120 million by 2020. If HBJ forecasts for Epidiolex prove accurate, sales of the drug will represent nearly 7% of total hemp industry sales by 2020 -- an estimated $1.8 billion market. "Hemp Business Journal estimates the total retail value of all hemp products sold in the U.S. to be at least $688 million for 2016. We estimate the hemp industry will grow to $1.8 billion in sales by 2020, led by hemp food, body care, and CBD-based products. The data demonstrates the hemp industry is growing quickly at 22% five year CAGR and being led by food and body care products, with Hemp CBD products showing a 53% AGR," said Sean Murphy, the Founder and Publisher of Hemp Business Journal. Eric Steenstra, President of Vote Hemp continued, "To date, 31 states have passed legislation that allows hemp farming per provisions set forth in the 2014 Farm Bill, and the U.S. remains the largest consumer market for hemp products worldwide. We need Congress to pass federal legislation to allow commercial hemp farming nationally, to let our farmers and American business take advantage of the robust economic opportunity hemp provides." Hemp data charts, research and market intelligence are available on HempBizJournal.com and will be published in Hemp Business Journal's comprehensive annual market report, The State of Hemp 2017. The market report is currently available for pre-order on Hemp Business Journal's website.
News Article | April 27, 2017
Salt Lake Community College’s Community Writing Center on May 4, at 6 p.m., will host Diane Guerrero for a Q&A and a book signing of her new memoir “In The Country We Love: My Family Divided.” The Center is located at 210 E. 400 S., Suite 8, at the Salt Lake City Public Library complex. Guerrero, known for her roles in the Netflix series Orange Is the New Black and The CW Network series Jane the Virgin, will be SLCC’s keynote speaker during its 2017 commencement ceremonies May 5 at the Maverik Center in West Valley City. Guerrero was raised in the Jamaica Plain and Roxbury neighborhoods of Boston after being taken in by other Colombian families. She had an interest in acting since a young age and took advantage of free opportunities in the neighborhood or at school. Then she attended Boston Arts Academy, a performing arts high school, where she was in the music department. In 2015, Guerrero was named a White House Ambassador for Citizenship and Naturalization. She is an outspoken advocate for common sense, comprehensive immigration reform and has worked with Immigrant Legal Resource Center and Mi Familia Vota, a nonpartisan Latino civic engagement organization to promote citizenship and voter registration. Variety named her one of the top 10 Latina actresses to watch. “In the Country We Love” is a moving, heartbreaking story of one woman's extraordinary resilience in the face of the nightmarish struggles of undocumented residents in this country. There are over 11 million undocumented immigrants living in the U.S., many of whom have citizen children, whose lives here are just as precarious and whose stories haven't been told. Written with bestselling author Michelle Burford, this memoir is a tale of personal triumph that also casts a much-needed light on the fears that haunt the daily existence of families like the author's and on a system that fails them over and over. More information about Guerrero’s book, which will be available for purchase at the signing, can be found at http://www.inthecountrywelove.com. Salt Lake Community College is an accredited, student-focused, comprehensive community college meeting the diverse needs of the Salt Lake community. Home to more than 60,000 students each year, the College is Utah’s leading provider of workforce development programs. SLCC is also the largest supplier of transfer students to Utah’s four-year institutions and a perennial Top 10 college nationally for total associate degrees awarded. The College is the sole provider of applied technology courses in the Salt Lake area, with multiple locations, an eCampus, and nearly 1,000 continuing education sites located throughout the Salt Lake Valley. Personal attention from an excellent faculty is paramount at the College, which maintains an average class size of 20.
News Article | April 11, 2017
NEW YORK, April 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Madison Square Garden Company (NYSE:MSG) today announced that Darren Pfeffer has been named executive vice president of MSG Live, effective May 17. Mr. Pfeffer joins the company after spending the last two decades at iHeartMedia, a leading media and entertainment company, where he most recently served as senior vice president of Music and Entertainment Marketing. In this newly-created role, Mr. Pfeffer will oversee MSG’s live entertainment events – including concerts, family shows, performing arts and special events – that are presented or hosted in the Company’s diverse collection of venues. Those venues are: Madison Square Garden, The Theater at Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall, the Beacon Theatre, the Forum, The Chicago Theatre and the Wang Theatre. MSG also produces outdoor festivals through Boston Calling Events, the entertainment production company responsible for New England’s premier music festival – Boston Calling. With the overarching goal of maximizing the utilization of the company’s venues and delivering top tier talent, Mr. Pfeffer will be responsible for setting the strategic direction for MSG’s bookings, which includes exploring opportunities to develop new signature events, artist residencies and unique experiences for MSG’s customers. In addition, he will play a key role in the future success of MSG’s venue expansion strategy, including the company’s plans to build a groundbreaking new venue in Las Vegas. Other priorities will consist of daily oversight of financial and operational matters; identifying and building key strategic relationships; and working with colleagues across the company to create marketing and sales plans. Mr. Pfeffer will report to MSG’s president and chief executive officer, David O’Connor. “Darren has spent more than 20 years in entertainment, overseeing some of the industry’s most popular events and creating opportunities to leverage talent. His relationships, along with his experience developing compelling programming, will serve us well as we remain focused on growing our live event business by exploring new and better ways to utilize our world-class portfolio of venues,” said Mr. O’Connor. “We look forward to having him as part of our leadership team as we continue to build on MSG’s outstanding tradition of delivering unique and exceptional live experiences.” “The Madison Square Garden Company is peerless in its portfolio of iconic venues, world-class partners and access to top-tier performers and events,” said Mr. Pfeffer. “I am thrilled to join the team, and look forward to not only continuing to grow the live event business, but to providing unforgettable experiences for MSG’s customers and partners.” Mr. Pfeffer joins MSG after more than 20 years with iHeartMedia, where he has held a number of positions with increasing responsibility. Most recently, as senior vice president of Music and Entertainment Marketing, Mr. Pfeffer was responsible for overseeing all aspects of more than 160 iHeartMedia events including: overall event strategy, operations, and sponsorship and partnership opportunities, as well as any production and broadcast elements. These high-profile events include: the iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas, the iHeartCountry Festival and the iHeartRadio Fiesta Latina. Mr. Pfeffer has also served as executive producer of Z100’s Jingle Ball since 2006 – turning the annual holiday concert into an iconic New York City event that is nationally televised on The CW Network – and oversaw the multi-market iHeartRadio Jingle Ball Tour, which includes stops in Los Angeles, Boston, Chicago and Miami. In addition to delivering exceptional live experiences for consumers, Mr. Pfeffer spearheaded iHeartMedia's B2B event strategy, producing a number of industry events at shows throughout the world, including CES, Cannes Lions, SXSW and AdWeek. He also worked directly with iHeartMedia's marketing partners to create innovative event integrations and promotions for brands such as Target, Pepsi, State Farm, Chase, Verizon and Macy's. Mr. Pfeffer started at iHeartMedia as an intern in 1995. About The Madison Square Garden Company The Madison Square Garden Company (MSG) is a world leader in live sports and entertainment experiences. The company presents or hosts a broad array of premier events in its diverse collection of iconic venues: New York’s Madison Square Garden, The Theater at Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall and Beacon Theatre; the Forum in Inglewood, CA; The Chicago Theatre; and the Wang Theatre in Boston. Other MSG properties include legendary sports franchises: the New York Knicks (NBA), the New York Rangers (NHL) and the New York Liberty (WNBA), along with two development league teams -- the Westchester Knicks (NBADL) and the Hartford Wolf Pack (AHL). In addition, the Company features popular original entertainment productions -- the Christmas Spectacular and New York Spectacular – both starring the Radio City Rockettes, and through Boston Calling Events, produces outdoor festivals, including New England’s preeminent Boston Calling Music Festival. Also under the MSG umbrella is TAO Group, a world-class hospitality group with globally-recognized entertainment dining and nightlife brands: Tao, Marquee, Lavo, Avenue, The Stanton Social, Beauty & Essex and Vandal. More information is available at www.themadisonsquaregardencompany.com