Grammy Awards capture lowest viewership since 2009
Feb 10, 2015 at 12:23 | Source:
Los Angeles: The 57th edition of the Grammy Awards gala was watched by 25.3 million television viewers, Nielsen reported Monday, the smallest audience for the top music industry ceremony since 2009.The figure was 11 percent below the number of viewer...
Sony Pictures exec whose emails on Obama, Jolie were leaked steps down
Feb 06, 2015 at 11:43 | Source:
Los Angeles: Amy Pascal, the Sony executivewhose emails were leaked during the North Korean movie hackingsaga, is stepping down, the Hollywood studio announced today.Pascal, co-chairman of Sony Pictures Entertainment, will launch a "major new pr...
Paris mayor threatens to sue Fox News, faces uphill fight
Jan 21, 2015 at 07:30 | Source:
(Reuters) - The mayor of Paris on Tuesday said she intended to sue Rupert Murdoch's Fox News over insults she said the U.S. cable television network hurled at the French capital following this month's massacre at the Charlie Hebdo newspaper.In an int...
Marco Polo brings Mongol empire to Netflix
Jan 21, 2015 at 05:42 | Source:
Following on from the success of its original dramas House of Cards and Orange is the New Black, Netflix is banking on its next series, Marco Polo, being a similar hit. The adventures of famed explorer Marco Polo in 13th Century China are being told ...
India suspends Comedy Central for six days
Nov 27, 2014 at 16:36 | Source:
India has suspended the US entertainment channel Comedy Central for six days for showing obscene and vulgar programmes. The government said the channel violated Cable Television Networks rules by showing women as a commodity of sex in two shows. The ...
Legal Marijuana Help Wanted, Budtenders to Accountants
Nov 07, 2014 at 00:01 | Source:
Bruce Nassau made his first fortune in the cable television industry in Colorado. Now he sees opportunity in the legalization of marijuana. He and his partners have four shops with about 75 employees that serve recreational and medicinal users, with ...
21st Century Fox profits rise on strong film earnings
Nov 05, 2014 at 03:48 | Source:
Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox reported profits of $999m (£624m) in the third quarter, buoyed by strong earnings in its film and cable television units. The company also said revenue rose to $8.42bn, a 17% increase from the same period last ...
Ortel Communications to Tap Capital Markets in November
Oct 19, 2014 at 22:00 | Source:
Mumbai: Regional cable television service provider Ortel Communications Ltd is proposing a public issue of up to 14,182,598 equity shares in November. The issue constitutes 46.38 per cent of fully-diluted post-issue paid up equity share capital of th...
Fresh clashes in Hong Kong as pro-democracy activists regroup
Oct 18, 2014 at 01:15 | Source:
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong riot police used pepper spray and baton charged pro-democracy protesters who mobilised en masse on Friday evening after a pre-dawn clearance of a major protest zone in the Chinese-controlled financial hub.Over a thousa...
Ratings record for AMC's 'Walking Dead'
Oct 14, 2014 at 03:57 | Source:
NEW YORK (AP) — The Nielsen Company says the 17.3 million people who watched the fifth season opener of "The Walking Dead" Sunday is a record both for the show and for a cable television program. Nielsen said that represented the ...
Hong Kong police warn protesters against occupying buildings
Oct 03, 2014 at 02:30 | Source:
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong police promised on Thursday to respond firmly to any attempt by thousands of pro-democracy protesters to occupy administrative buildings, and authorities urged people to immediately end their blockade of the city centr...
Protests continue as Karnataka HC adjourns Jayalalithaa's bail plea
Oct 01, 2014 at 14:23 | Source:
Chennai: One more person died on Wednesday in an act of suicide after being apparently upset over Jayalalithaa's conviction in the disproportionate asset case as protests against her conviction continued across the state for the fifth day.A 55-year-o...
Some nude photo hackers could be US-based: Investigators
Sep 25, 2014 at 12:32 | Source:
NEW YORK: Investigators looking into the naked photos hacked from celebrities including Kim Kardashian, Rihanna and Amber Heard believe some of those responsible for the leak could be based in the US. Two topless images of Rihanna appeared online via...
Celebrity nude pics: Some hackers could be US-based, says investigators
Sep 25, 2014 at 08:11 | Source:
New York: Investigators looking into the naked photos hacked from celebrities including Kim Kardashian, Rihanna and Amber Heard believe some of those responsible for the leak could be based in the US.Two topless images of Rihanna appeared online via ...