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In Japan, world’s longest-running TV cartoon show switches to re-runs as coronavirus halts production

In Japan, world’s longest-running TV cartoon show switches to re-runs as coronavirus halts production

Published 10/05/2020

TOKYO (Reuters) - Millions of Japanese viewers of the world’s longest-running animated cartoon TV show will have to make do with re-runs from next week [more…]

Disney, hit hard by coronavirus, to face Wall Street questions on impact on company

Disney, hit hard by coronavirus, to face Wall Street questions on impact on company

Published 04/05/2020

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Walt Disney Co’s (DIS.N) acquisitions spree that included swallowing much of Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox last year, and a reputation [more…]

ITV cancels 2020 Love Island due to COVID-19 in blow for ad revenues

ITV cancels 2020 Love Island due to COVID-19 in blow for ad revenues

Published 04/05/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s ITV said its popular dating show Love Island would be cancelled this year because of the coronavirus pandemic and there would [more…]

NBCUniversal weighs layoffs at media, entertainment units: WSJ

NBCUniversal weighs layoffs at media, entertainment units: WSJ

Published 02/05/2020

(Reuters) - Comcast Corp (CMCSA.O) owned NBCUniversal is evaluating a significant reduction of staff across its portfolio of media and entertainment properties as part of [more…]

AT&T will make HBO Max free to some customers, sets May 27 launch

AT&T will make HBO Max free to some customers, sets May 27 launch

Published 21/04/2020

(Reuters) - AT&T Inc. announced on Tuesday that it will make its HBO Max streaming service free to some customers when it launches on May [more…]

Who’s Who of pop culture unites for ‘One World’ coronavirus special

Who’s Who of pop culture unites for ‘One World’ coronavirus special

Published 19/04/2020

(Reuters) - Lady Gaga, Taylor Swift, Paul McCartney, The Rolling Stones, Beyonce and Oprah Winfrey on Saturday headlined a special broadcast of music, comedy and [more…]

‘Saturday Night Live’ returning with remotely produced TV show

‘Saturday Night Live’ returning with remotely produced TV show

Published 09/04/2020

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Sketch show “Saturday Night Live” is returning to U.S. television with a new, remotely produced show this weekend, broadcaster NBC said [more…]

Disney shuffles movie schedule due to virus, ‘Mulan’ set for July

Disney shuffles movie schedule due to virus, ‘Mulan’ set for July

Published 03/04/2020

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Walt Disney Co will release the live-action epic “Mulan” in movie theaters in July and Marvel’s “Black Widow” in November, the [more…]

Democrats want FCC to reject Trump campaign threat to broadcasters

Democrats want FCC to reject Trump campaign threat to broadcasters

Published 02/04/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two top Democrats in Congress on Thursday asked Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai to reassure broadcasters the agency will not [more…]

‘Top Gun’ movie sequel moved to December as coronavirus hits home

‘Top Gun’ movie sequel moved to December as coronavirus hits home

Published 02/04/2020

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The release of the much anticipated movie sequel to “Top Gun” has been moved to December, Paramount Pictures said on Thursday, [more…]