On Christmas 2013, the band Wake Up, Girls plays their debut song to a small audience without much fanfare. After the concert, the group’s manager takes off with the money, leaving Green Leaves Entertainment on the verge of closure and the band without a future. Despite this tumultuous beginning, the girls get a second chance, thanks to a mysterious benefactor and a shady business proposal. From here it’s a rocky climb to the top, but it’s a climb the girls are ready to make. Wake Up, Girls! follows the internal and external struggles of being a small-time idol girl band, from finding and accepting gigs to competing in popularity against other pop bands. Through the band, the girls come to accept their pasts and become more certain about their futures. Faced with increasing stakes and popularity, each of the band’s seven members must find the strength and courage inside herself to give her all to the band.
Wake, Rattle, and Roll is a live-action/animated television show produced by Hanna-Barbera Productions and Four Point Entertainment that premiered in the fall of 1990. The show's title was inspired by the song "Shake, Rattle and Roll". After its single season on the air in syndication, Wake, Rattle, and Roll moved exclusively to The Disney Channel under the title Jump, Rattle, and Roll. It has also been screened on Network Ten in Australia while the animated segments were broadcast on ITV in the UK as part of the short running Saturday morning children's programme TV Mayhem.
Dwayne Johnson has a problem with problems. So he sets out to be the solution to the problem. Everyday people facing enormous challenges lean on "The Rock," a man whose hard work, inner strength and sense of personal motivation helped him to escape poverty and achieve success. Dwayne Johnson uses his experiences to aid those who are down on their luck, reminding them that having discipline, passion and goals can accomplish a lot. He visits dysfunctional homes, encounters deadbeat dads, works with struggling sports teams, and checks in on cash-strapped businesses to give inspirational wake-up calls. Each episode features a celebrity friend of Johnson as a guest mentor, including UFC President Dana White, chef Rocco DiSpirito, celebrity stylist Jeannie Mai, and rapper/producer Juicy J.
Wake Up is an upcoming Australian breakfast television program on Network Ten The program is expected to premiere in November 2013 and will air weekday mornings from 6am until 9am and it will be presented by Natarsha Belling, Natasha Exelby and James Mathison. The program will broadcast weekdays from Queenscliff Surf Club at Manly Beach in Sydney, with Nuala Hafner presenting news updates from a glass studio at Federation Square in Melbourne.
John Grant is returning to Sydney after a year teaching at a one-classroom school in the Outback. Shortly after hitting the road, he collides with a kangaroo, and finds himself marooned in a small mining town, awaiting repairs on his car. With little to do but drink beer, John is seduced into a raucous, illegal game of two-up. After a short, exhilarating winning streak, he loses everything, which triggers a dangerous series of events that render John a broken and desperate man.
Wake Up! WA was a breakfast television show broadcast in Western Australia. It was broadcast on Access 31 until the station's demise in 2008.
Wake Up Call is a show on CNBC that aired in the early morning, premiered from 6 to 8AM ET on February 4, 2002. Later it was moved to 5 to 7AM timeslot. Previous program shown in the same time slot was Today's Business. Originally co-anchored by Liz Claman and Carl Quintanilla, Wake Up Call was hosted by Michelle Caruso-Cabrera, sometimes in conjunction with a guest host. The programme used a slightly different graphics package to other CNBC programmes; in particular, a different format for the ticker. The program ended its run on December 16, 2005 and was replaced by Worldwide Exchange on December 19. Today's Business was the equivalent program on CNBC Europe and used the same theme music as Wake Up Call. That program, which was hosted by Steve Sedgwick, ended its run on March 23, 2007 and replaced by Capital Connection on March 26, 2007. There was also a program on CNBC Asia called Asia Wake Up Call. It merged with Asia Squawk Box in 2003.
Beagle: In het kielzog van Darwin was a Dutch-Flemish television series from 2009 and 2010 initiated by the VPRO in collaboration with Teleac and Canvas to commemorate the 150th anniversary of Charles Darwin's On the Origin of Species. The series is centered around an 8 month voyage around the world on board of the clipper Stad Amsterdam which follows the route of the five-year-long voyage of Charles Darwin on board of the ship HMS Beagle between 1831 and 1836. The Stad Amsterdam departed from the English port of Plymouth on September 1, 2009. The series consisted of weekly television episodes with a duration of 35 minutes and an interactive website which gave more background information about the covered subjects and which allowed viewers to follow the course of the ship 24 hours per day. There was also coverage in the radio programme Noorderlicht. The recurring shipmates were journalist and presenter Lex Runderkamp, biologists Dirk Draulans and Sarah Darwin, the artist Anthony Smith and the writer Redmond O'Hanlon. Apart from them several other more or less well-known people joined the voyage and some joined for only one or more legs of the voyage, including some other descendants of Charles Darwin.
Wake Up With Al is a weekday morning weather program on The Weather Channel with live weather updates mixed with recorded segments from the original broadcast. It hosted by Al Roker and Stephanie Abrams.
Oreimo follows the daily life of an ordinary high school boy named Kyousuke Kousaka. Kyousuke’s younger sister Kirino is a pretty fashion model, but also hides a dark secret of being an otaku of adult games. Kyousuke is the only person to whom Kirino reveals her hidden obsession and other issues.
Greg Behrendt's Wake-Up Call was an American reality television series that premiered on SoapNet on January 8, 2009. The series was hosted by stand-up comedian and author Greg Behrendt. The series, like Behrendt's previous effort, specialized in dealing with couples and their relationship problems. The major difference between Wake-Up Call and The Greg Behrendt Show was that the relationships were dealt with in person rather than in a television studio. Originally, Wake-Up Call was supposed to air on ABC in the 2006-2007 season, as the six-episode series was scheduled to be a midseason replacement. However, ABC never aired the episodes and the series sat unaired for two years until corporate sibling SoapNet began airing the series. The final episode aired on February 12.
WakeBrothers is a 12 episodes comedic reality series following the personal and professional lives of professional wakeboarders Phil and Bob Soven.