FOX's MASTERCHEF and HELL'S KITCHEN to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell

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| Source: The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.

ADVISORY, July 19, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

FOX's MASTERCHEF and HELL'S KITCHEN, two FOX culinary competition series, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square.

In honor of the occasion, Frank Mirando, a contestant on the current season of MASTERCHEF, and Dana Cohen, a contestant on the current season of HELL'S KITCHEN, will ring the Closing Bell.

Where:

NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio

When:

Friday, July 20, 2012 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET

Contact:
Joanna Wolff
212-556-2519
joanna.wolff@fox.com

NASDAQ MarketSite:
Jen Knapp
(212) 401-8916
Jennifer.knapp@nasdaqomx.com

Feed Information:

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Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
18 mhz Lower
DL 3811 Vertical
FEC 3/4
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DR 18.295411
MOD 4:2:0
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Webcast:

A live webcast of the NASDAQ Closing Bell will be available at:
http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx.

Photos:

To obtain a hi-resolution photograph of the Market Close, please go to http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_events.stm and click on the market close of your choice.                   

About FOX's MASTERCHEF and HELL'S KITCHEN:

Currently airing its third season, MASTERCHEF is a culinary competition series based on the U.K. smash hit and Australian format that searches for the best amateur cooks in America, and through a series of exciting elimination rounds, will turn one of them into a culinary master. MASTERCHEF airs Mondays and Tuesdays (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX.

MASTERCHEF is produced by Shine America and One Potato Two Potato and is based on the format created by Franc Roddham and Shine. Shine International handles distribution for the MASTERCHEF format. Elisabeth Murdoch, Eden Gaha, Robin Ashbrook, Gordon Ramsay, Adeline Ramage Rooney, Patricia Llewellyn and Ben Adler serve as executive producers. 

"Like" MASTERCHEF on Facebook at www.facebook.com/MasterChef. Follow the series on Twitter @MASTERCHEFonFOX and join the discussion at #masterchef.

Currently airing its 10th season, HELL'S KITCHEN is an unscripted culinary boot camp that features the drama of aspiring restaurateurs competing for world-renowned Chef Gordon Ramsay's approval and the chance to become America's next culinary star. HELL'S KITCHEN is produced by ITV Studios America in association with A. Smith & Co. Productions. Arthur Smith, Kent Weed and Gordon Ramsay serve as executive producers.

HELL'S KITCHEN airs Mondays and Tuesdays at 8:00PM ET/PT on FOX. "Like" HELL'S KITCHEN on Facebook at www.facebook.com/hellskitchen. Follow the series on Twitter at @hellskitchenonfox, and follow Ramsay at @GordonRamsay01.

About NASDAQ OMX:

The inventor of the electronic exchange, The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc., fuels economies and provides transformative technologies for the entire lifecycle of a trade - from risk management to trade to surveillance to clearing. In the U.S. and Europe, we own and operate 24 markets, 3 clearinghouses and 5 central securities depositories supporting equities, options, fixed income, derivatives, commodities, futures and structured products. Able to process more than 1 million messages per second at sub-40 microsecond speeds with 99.999% uptime, our technology drives more than 70 marketplaces in 50 developed and emerging countries into the future, powering 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. Our award-winning data products and worldwide indexes are the benchmarks in the financial industry. Home to approximately 3,400 listed companies worth $6.2 trillion in market cap whose innovations shape our world, we give the ideas of tomorrow access to capital today. Welcome to where the world takes a big leap forward, daily.  Welcome to the NASDAQ OMX Century.  To learn more, visit www.nasdaqomx.com. Follow us on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/NASDAQ) and Twitter (http://www.twitter.com/nasdaqomx). (Symbol: NDAQ and member of S&P 500)

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