updated 4/4/2011 10:16:46 AM ET 2011-04-04T14:16:46

ADVISORY, April 4, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

The Science Channel will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York City's Times Square.

Commemorating a surprise announcement, Science Channel's General Manger Debbie Adler Myers will ring the NASDAQ Opening Bell.

In addition, network personalities including physicist, author and host of "Sci-Fi Science" Dr. Michio Kaku, and the stars of the series "Oddities," Evan Michelson and Mike Zohn will partake in the Opening Bell ceremony. 

Evan Michelson and Mike Zohnare also celebrating the world premiere of "Oddities" Season Two, this Saturday, April 9, at 10:00 PM (ET) on Science Channel.

Where:

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

When:

Tuesday, April 5th, 2011 at 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET     

Contact:

Joanne Schioppi
Discovery Communications
(212) 548-5084
Joanne_Schioppi@discovery.com

NASDAQ MarketSite:
Alexandra Honeysett
(646) 441-5211
Alexandra.Honeysett@nasdaqomx.com

Feed Information:

The Opening Bell is available from 9:20 a.m. to 9:35 a.m. on AMC3 / C22, 87 degrees West, downlink frequency 4140 vertical. The feed can also be found on Ascent fiber 1623. If you have any questions, please contact Alexandra Honeysett at (646) 441-5211.

Radio Feed:

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.

Facebook and Twitter:

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Webcast:

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

Photos:

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

About Science Channel:

Science Channel, a division of Discovery Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq:DISCA) (Nasdaq:DISCB) (Nasdaq:DISCK), is home for the thought provocateur, the individual who is unafraid to ask the killer questions of "how" and "why not." The network is a playground for those with audacious intellects and features programming willing to go beyond imagination to explore the unknown. Guided by curiosity, Science Channel looks for innovation in mysterious new worlds as well as in its own backyard. Science Channel and the Science Channel HD simulcast reach more than 68 million U.S. households. The network also features high-traffic online and social media destinations, including ScienceChannel.com, facebook.com/ScienceChannel and twitter.com/ScienceChannel.

About NASDAQ OMX:

The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. is the world's largest exchange company. It delivers trading, exchange technology and public company services across six continents, with approximately 3,600 listed companies. NASDAQ OMX offers multiple capital raising solutions to companies around the globe, including its U.S. listings market, NASDAQ OMX Nordic, NASDAQ OMX Baltic, NASDAQ OMX First North, and the U.S. 144A sector. The company offers trading across multiple asset classes including equities, derivatives, debt, commodities, structured products and exchange-traded funds. NASDAQ OMX technology supports the operations of over 70 exchanges, clearing organizations and central securities depositories in more than 50 countries.  NASDAQ OMX Nordic and NASDAQ OMX Baltic are not legal entities but describe the common offering from NASDAQ OMX exchanges in Helsinki, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Iceland, Tallinn, Riga, and Vilnius. For more information about NASDAQ OMX, visit http://www.nasdaqomx.com. Please follow NASDAQ OMX on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/nasdaqomx) and Twitter (http://www.twitter.com/nasdaqomx).

NDAQA

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