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Kidnapping tale ‘Room’ takes top prize at Toronto film festival

Published 20/09/2015

TORONTO "Room", an adaptation of the Man Booker Prize-nominated novel about a mother and child held captive for years, won top prize at the Toronto [more…]

Upstarts challenge old favorites at TV’s Emmy Awards

Published 20/09/2015

LOS ANGELES New faces and bold story-telling challenge old favorites on television's biggest night on Sunday as the stars and creators of scores of comedies, [more…]

Altice expands in U.S. with $17.7 billion Cablevision deal

Published 17/09/2015

PARIS Altice NV (ATCA.AS), one of the most acquisitive European telecoms groups, made a major move into the U.S. market on Thursday with a deal [more…]

CNN debate sets network record, short of Fox audience

Published 17/09/2015

The Republican presidential candidates' prime-time debate on CNN attracted an average of 22.9 million viewers, the network said on Thursday, making it the highest-rated program [more…]

Disney hires digital, consumer executives for new TV roles

Published 15/09/2015

The Walt Disney Co on Tuesday named two executives to newly created positions in its Disney/ABC Television Group to focus on digital media and consumer [more…]

AMC Networks in talks to buy Starz: Bloomberg

Published 15/09/2015

Cable network operator AMC Networks Inc was in preliminary talks to buy billionaire John Malone's premium TV cable network Starz, Bloomberg reported.

Starz's shares rose [more…]

Ad invokes Reagan to attack Republicans’ hard line on immigration

Published 13/09/2015

WASHINGTON Days before a Republican presidential debate at the Ronald Reagan Library, an immigration advocacy group invoked the former president to attack the tough immigration [more…]

Gender fluidity and family love star in ‘About Ray’

Published 13/09/2015

TORONTO A teen's struggle over identity is approached with humor as well as gravity in "About Ray," the latest movie to focus on transgender issues [more…]

‘Breaking Bad’ star tackles Hollywood blacklist in biopic Trumbo

Published 13/09/2015

TORONTO After winning widespread acclaim in "Breaking Bad", Bryan Cranston is tackling one of Hollywood's darkest eras, portraying radical screenwriter Dalton Trumbo, a high profile [more…]

Thrills, humor help lure Damon back into space for ‘The Martian’

Published 13/09/2015

TORONTO A skillful combination of suspense and humor in the story of an abandoned astronaut fighting to survive on Mars is what lured actor Matt [more…]