On PR Newswire: Robert Irvine Returns to Worst Cooks in America, Metropolitan Opera Launches Live in HD Series, Maine Lobster Season Begins

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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Tickets Now on Sale for The Met: Live in HD 2018-19 Season, Launching With Anna Netrebko in the Title Role of Verdi’s Aida on Oct. 6

Tickets are available for the Met’s award-winning Live in HD series. Entering its 13th season, the popular series brings New York City’s esteemed Metropolitan Opera performances to local cinemas across the country. Featuring opera’s celebrated stars, as well as rising new artists, the new season will feature eleven transmissions, including four new productions, and a special holiday encore of the popular 2006 broadcast of The Magic Flute.



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Chef Robert Irvine Joins Chef Anne Burrell in Culinary Boot Camp Rematch in New Season of Worst Cooks in America

Chef Robert Irvine returns to battle Chef Anne Burrell in a much-anticipated Worst Cooks in America rematch beginning Sunday, Aug. 12 at 9 p.m. EDT/PDT, where the renowned chefs whip a roster of disastrous cooks into tip-top shape. Anne and Robert, who last went head-to-head in the show’s second season in 2011, each lead a team of kitchen-challenged competitors though a grueling 7-episode culinary boot camp competition designed to improve their food skills.  In the finale on Sunday, Sept. 23 at 9 p.m., the one contestant who demonstrates the most impressive culinary transformation is awarded $25,000 and bragging rights for their mentor.



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It’s Peak Maine Lobster Season: Take a Trip from Trap to Table

Following a successful season in 2017, the Maine Lobster Marketing Collaborative (MLMC) joined forces with culinary tastemakers Dana Cowin, former Editor-in-Chief of Food & Wine and host of the “Speaking Broadly” podcast; Chefs Kwame Onwuachi (Kith & Kin, Washington D.C.); Karen Akunowicz (James Beard Best Chef Northeast 2018 and cookbook author, Boston); and Jimmy Papadopoulos (Bellemore, Chicago) to spread the word of Maine New Shell Lobster as the 2018 season begins.



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NOW That’s What I Call Music! Presents Today’s Biggest Hits on NOW That’s What I Call Music! 67 and 18 Classic Party Tracks on NOW That’s What I Call Party Anthems 4

NOW That’s What I Call Music!, the world’s best-selling multiple-artist album series, presents today’s biggest hits on NOW That’s What I Call Music! 67, set for digital and CD release on Friday, Aug. 3. Also coming Aug. 3, NOW That’s What I Call Party Anthems 4, the NOW brand’s fourth collection of classic chart-topping non-stop party hits.



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45 Percent of Workers Say They Have Gained Weight in Their Current Job, According to New CareerBuilder Survey

Is your current job making you fat? How can you reverse the situation without having to leave the position? A new CareerBuilder survey finds that 57 percent of the nation’s workforce believe they are overweight, and 45 percent believe they’ve gained weight at their present job, on par with last year. Twenty-six percent of all workers said they gained more than 10 pounds at their current job; one in 10 (11 percent) gained more than 20 pounds.

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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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