On PR Newswire: Reba McEntire is KFC’s New Colonel Sanders, Hell’s Kitchen Opens in Las Vegas

With thousands of press releases published each week, it can be difficult to keep up with everything on PR Newswire for Journalists. Here are some of this week’s most newsworthy releases you might have missed.


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KFC Creates Smoky Mountain Magic with Reba McEntire as First Music Superstar to Play the Colonel

Kentucky Fried Chicken announced on Jan. 26 that it has selected the first ever globally known music superstar to play the role of Colonel Harland Sanders. Beginning Jan. 28, ads featuring multiple Grammy-Award winning entertainer Reba McEntire will air on television and computer screens nationwide to promote KFC’s new Smoky Mountain BBQ fried chicken.


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Tips for Super Bowl LII Game-Goers: Dress Warm, Plan Ahead for Transportation

As football fans from across the globe arrive for Super Bowl LII, the Minnesota Super Bowl Host Committee is providing tips to game-goers for their travel to U.S. Bank Stadium on gameday. Ticketholders are encouraged to dress warmly and plan ahead.


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A Win for Los Angeles: United Airlines Comes to the Coliseum

United Airlines and the University of Southern California have announced a naming rights agreement to help sustain and renovate the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, one of the sports world’s most beloved historical landmarks and home of the USC Trojans. Under the 16-year agreement, the venue will officially become the United Airlines Memorial Coliseum beginning in August 2019. The agreement will support a $270 million project to restore and preserve the Coliseum and upgrade its facilities for fans, athletes and the community, generating thousands of jobs. The renovation will honor the stadium’s rich architectural history and preserve its status as a registered historic landmark, while adding modern amenities that will improve the visitor experience.


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World’s First Gordon Ramsay Hell’s Kitchen Restaurant Marks Official Grand Opening at Caesars Palace Las Vegas

Multi-Michelin star chef and television personality Gordon Ramsay, joined by the finalists of Season 17 Hell’s Kitchen All-Stars and famous faces from the sports and entertainment world, celebrated the official grand opening of the first-ever Gordon Ramsay Hell’s Kitchen restaurant at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Nev. Since its soft opening in early January, the highly anticipated restaurant has already received reservations for nearly 25,000 guests.


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‘The Kevin Hart Irresponsible Tour’ Adds Over 100 New Dates Across North America, Europe, Australia and Asia

On Jan. 29, Kevin Hart announced he is expanding his widely successful and massively hysterical “The Kevin Hart Irresponsible Tour,” adding over 100 new dates across the U.S., Canada, Europe, Australia and Asia. Produced by Live Nation, the new dates will kick off March 23 in Baltimore, and hit all new cities including New York, Atlanta, Chicago, Toronto, Paris, London, Sydney, Auckland, Singapore, and more.

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Larry Grady is online content manager at PR Newswire for Journalists.  He has worked in business media for nearly 30 years and enjoys reality TV and daydreaming about travel and wine.

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