BritBox streaming service grows by catering to U.S. women over 45
(Reuters) - BritBox, a streaming service that brings British television to the United States, has attracted more than 500,000 subscribers thanks to growing interest from women over 45 in cities across the country, the company said on Thursday.
Russia says sent BBC second demand for information about ownership: Ifax
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's state communications regulator said it has sent the BBC a second demand for documents about its ownership because the information the British public broadcaster provided was not "exhaustive", Interfax news agency reported on Thursday.
Russia says sent BBC second demand for information about ownership - Ifax
MOSCOW, Jan 17 (Reuters) - Russia's state communications regulator said it has sent the BBC a second demand for documents about its ownership because the information the British public broadcaster provided was not "exhaustive," Interfax news agency reported on Thursday.
China's Tencent releases test version of Game of Thrones smartphone game
BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Tencent Holdings has released a test version of a third-party developed smartphone game in China based on U.S. hit television show Games of Thrones, bolstering its pipeline that has been hit by government curbs of online gaming.
Bob Costas Officially Out at NBC After Nearly 40 Years
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Bob Costas has formally parted ways with NBC after nearly 40 years as a sportscaster for the Peacock.
TV Review: 'Fyre Fraud' and 'Fyre'
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - It seems in retrospect unavoidable that the week of release for a highly-anticipated documentary about a scammer began with an attention-grabbing stunt.
Julia Roberts Will Not Return for 'Homecoming' Season 2
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Julia Roberts will not be starring in "Homecoming" Season 2 at Amazon, Variety has confirmed.
ABC documentary on Theranos features ex-CEO deposition tapes
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A television documentary about the rise and fall of Theranos Inc will include deposition tapes from founder and former Chief Executive Elizabeth Holmes and other key players in the downfall of the high-tech blood-testing company.
'Surviving R. Kelly' Producers on the Lifetime Doc's Ripple Effect
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The ripple effect of "Surviving R. Kelly" continues to widen more than a week after the documentary aired on Lifetime, renewing public interest -- and outrage -- over the litany of sexual abuse allegations against the R&B artist.
Netflix raises prices for U.S. subscribers
(Reuters) - Netflix Inc
is raising monthly fees for its U.S. subscribers by between 13 percent and 18 percent, the video streaming pioneer's first price increase since 2017 as it spends heavily on original content and international expansion.
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