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debut

, début (dā′bū″, dā-bū′, deb′ū) [Fr. débuter, to make the first move in a game]
1. An introductory or premiere event, e.g., the release of a new drug or device.
2. A first experience of something, as of sexual intercourse or of a drug.
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Additional scheduled performances include NBC's Tonight Show with Jay Leno (Friday, May 27, 2005) and The Today Show (Monday, May 30, 2005), as well as a one-hour Antigone Rising special on XM Satellite Radio Hear Music(TM) Channel 75 (which debuted on May 6, 2005).
Already platinum, THE RED LIGHT DISTRICT, the 4th album by Ludacris (in-store December 7, 2004), debuted at #1 on the Soundscan charts and remains inside the top 5 this week on the Billboard 200 albums chart and Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart.
With more than 200,000 plays in its first week on AOL, the video debuted at number six on AOL Music's weekly Top 11 videos chart (for the week of August 13-19), ahead of established artists such as Usher, Nelly and Maroon 5.
The Commish," starred Michael Chiklis as Commissioner Tony Scali and debuted in September 1991 on ABC.
Fred Dryer and Stephanie Kramer starred in the police drama "Hunter," which originally debuted in 1984 on NBC.
where first-week album sales exceeded 400,000 units and shipments exceed one million, LIFE FOR RENT debuted on the national chart at #1.
A true multi-media star while still in her teens, the Buena Vista/Hollywood Records recording artist's debut solo album, "Metamorphosis," debuted at #2 on today's Soundscan with more than 203,000 copies sold in its first week.