ADVISORY, Aug. 19, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
Joe Bastianich, MASTERCHEF Judge on FOX (Nasdaq:NWS) (Nasdaq:NWSA) (ASX:NWS) (ASX:NWSLV),will visit NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square and preside over the NASDAQ opening bell to celebrate the new season of MASTERCHEF airing on Wednesdays at 8:00 p.m. (EST).
Michelin-starred chef Gordon Ramsay is looking for the best home cook in America on the new culinary competition series, MASTERCHEF. Only the most deserving home cooks who impress the judges, Ramsay, Joe Bastianich and Graham Elliot will win the coveted white MASTERCHEF apron and move on to the next round of competition. Throughout the season, contestants will be put through their paces in a series of challenges designed to test their palate, food knowledge, passion and culinary skills both inside and outside the kitchen. The winner of America's first-ever MASTERCHEF will also walk away with $250,000 and will publish his or her own cookbook.
NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio
Friday, August 20, 2010 at 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET
The Opening Bell is available from 9:20 a.m. to 9:35 a.m. on Galaxy 19 C/15, downlink frequency 4000 vertical. The feed can also be found on Ascent fiber 1623. If you have any questions, please contact Jolene Libretto at (646) 441-5220.
An audio transmission of the Opening Bell is also available from 9:20 a.m. to 9:35 a.m. on uplink IA6 C band / transponder 24, downlink frequency 4180 horizontal. The feed can be found on Ascent fiber 1623 as well.
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