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Comcast Corporation posts better-than-expected first-quarter profit

The largest US cable operator, Comcast Corporation has posted better-than-expected first-quarter profit, as a result of strong growth in its high-speed Internet and business services.

On Monday morning, Comcast's shares went up by about 2% in pre-market trading after closing at $58.41 on... read more

Chad Coleman’s Uncalled-for Public Outburst

In an angry outburst that had the passengers aboard a New York City subway train withdrawing from their seats, it was the Hollywood actor Chad L. Coleman who lost his cool over some comments he overheard from a fellow passenger.

In a video posted by TMZ on Friday, Coleman was seen... read more

David Letterman talks about his last show

The 'Late Show' host, David Letterman talked about his views on the late-night show in an interview with the New York Times. Letterman revealed that he wasn't asked for his opinion in the network's decision to name Stephen Colbert for replacing him.

David Letterman talked about many... read more

ESPN sues Verizon over violation of contract

On Monday, ESPN, a unit of Walt Disney Co, sued Verizon Communications for violation of contract related to a new pay TV offering. ESPN said in a legal document, which was sent to the Supreme Court of New York State that Verizon breached its obligations ‘under certain license agreements’ and it... read more

Popular Pollution documentary not accessible in China anymore

The popular documentary ‘Under the Dome’ produced by journalist Chai Jing has been taken offline from the most used online video sharing platforms in China. The documentary was highlighting China’s struggle to fight with pollution which has been blamed on rapid industrial growth in the Asian... read more

HBO and Apple TV could soon announce partnership for HBO’s streaming service

HBO and Apple could soon announce a partnership for inclusion of HBO’s streaming service on Apple TV, according to sources close to the deal. The new season of Game of Thrones will launch next month and HBO Now could be available for $15.

Starting April, viewers will be able to directly... read more

Leonardo DiCaprio and Netflix announce partnership for documentaries

Netflix and Leonardo DiCaprio have partnered for a documentary and a series for exclusive premiere on Netflix platform. The documentary projects will mainly focus on environment and conservation. Leonardo DiCaprio will be producer or executive producer for the documentaries.

Announcing... read more

21st Century Fox denies talks with Discovery Communications

According to a story that appeared in the Australian Financial Review, senior executives from Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox and Discovery Communications met with an aim to talk about a tie-up that could be helpful to create a $100 billion movie, entertainment and sports giant.

When... read more

Fox News pulled from Dish lineup due to fee dispute

In a statement released on Sunday, the US' most-watched cable news network, Fox News, urged viewers to cancel their Dish Network subscriptions, and switch to another satellite TV provider, after Dish blacked out Fox News due to an ongoing fee dispute.

Since Dish Network and Fox News... read more

State lost over $1bn as several film & TV projects moved to other territories: CFC

California suffered a loss of more than $1 billion in production spending last year as film and TV companies moved a considerable number of projects outside the state in territories that offered better incentives, according to the California Film Commission's (CFC's) latest report.

The... read more

BBC Improving its Science Coverage, Including Climate Change

BBC has been making serious efforts to improve its coverage of scientific topics, including climate change, so that people are not being provided with false information, according to a new report prepared by the BBC's independent governing body, the BBC Trust.

In the past, BBC has been... read more

Edan Lepucki talks about some key areas of her novel ‘California’

Edan Lepucki, the author whose debut novel "California" enjoyed a strong boost from TV host Stephen Colbert's campaign against online retailer Amazon, talked about some key areas of her novel.

"California" is the story of Frida and Calvin, who are in their late 20s. After escaping a... read more

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