Television

Border agency watchdog looking into caravan database

SAN DIEGO(AP)  — The U.S. government kept a database on journalists, activists, organizers and “instigators” during an investigation into last year’s migrant caravan, infuriating civil liberties and media groups who called it a blatant violation of free speech rights. U.S. Customs and Border Protection compiled information on dozens of people that included passport and social … Continue reading Border agency watchdog looking into caravan database

AT&T shakes up WarnerMedia to emphasize streaming

NEW YORK(AP)— Now that AT&T’s $81 billion takeover of Time Warner is a done deal , the company is reorganizing its TV and movie businesses to emphasize streaming rather than cable TV networks. AT&T is bringing in a new executive as longtime HBO and Turner chiefs leave. It’s also consolidating operations for different brands to … Continue reading AT&T shakes up WarnerMedia to emphasize streaming

LOS ANGELES | Michael Jackson estate lawsuit sues HBO over documentary

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The estate of Michael Jackson on Thursday sued HBO over a documentary about two men who accuse the late pop superstar of molesting them when they were boys, saying the film violates a 1992 contract to air a Jackson concert. The lawsuit filed in Los Angeles Superior Court alleges that by … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Michael Jackson estate lawsuit sues HBO over documentary

NEW YORK | Nielsen says 36.1 million people watched midterm returns

NEW YORK — There was a good election turnout on television, too. The Nielsen company said Wednesday that 36.1 million people watched midterm election results on TV, a whopping 59 percent increase over the last midterms in 2014. For the last midterm election during Barack Obama’s presidency, an estimated 22.7 million people watched the counting. … Continue reading NEW YORK | Nielsen says 36.1 million people watched midterm returns

SONOMA, Calif. | Scott Dixon adds 5th IndyCar championship to resume

SONOMA, Calif. — Scott Dixon was fully reclined, quietly watching NASCAR on television with friends, as the clock inched toward the IndyCar season finale. A fifth championship was one steady Sunday drive away and Dixon wasn’t the least bit stressed. Dixon needed only an uneventful Sunday at Sonoma Raceway to win the championship and sealed … Continue reading SONOMA, Calif. | Scott Dixon adds 5th IndyCar championship to resume

WASHINGTON | Trump attacks union leader on Labor Day

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is starting his Labor Day with an attack on a top union leader. Trump tweeted Monday that AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka “represented his union poorly on television this weekend.” He added: “it is easy to see why unions are doing so poorly. A Dem!” Trumka appeared on “Fox News Sunday,” … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump attacks union leader on Labor Day

NEW YORK | CBS’ ‘The Big Bang Theory’ to end in 2019 after 12 seasons

NEW YORK  — CBS says the upcoming 12th season of “The Big Bang Theory” will be the last. It’s the most popular comedy on television. The series began about geeky physicist roommates portrayed by Jim Parsons and Johnny Galecki and expanded to include their friends, girlfriends and then wives. Other stars include Mayim Bialik and … Continue reading NEW YORK | CBS’ ‘The Big Bang Theory’ to end in 2019 after 12 seasons

WASHINGTON | Trump looks to Brennan for a foil in Russia probe spat

WASHINGTON— With tweets and taunts, President Donald Trump is attempting to turn one of his most outspoken critics into the public face of the Russia probe that he has long worked to discredit. In John Brennan, the blunt former CIA director, Trump believes he has found an unsympathetic foil — one with whom he can … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump looks to Brennan for a foil in Russia probe spat

NEW YORK | Television academy: thumbs down on the latest reboots

NEW YORK — Television executives and many viewers love the idea of reviving series and ideas from the past. Emmy voters? Not so much. “Roseanne” quickly became television’s top-rated comedy upon its return, until ABC pulled the plug following star Roseanne Barr’s racist tweet. The series was not among the eight comedies nominated for an … Continue reading NEW YORK | Television academy: thumbs down on the latest reboots

WATCH LIVE BRITISH TELEVISION FROM ANYWHERE AROUND THE WORLD WITH HOOLATV

London, the UK, September 21, 2017 (STL.News) – HoolaTV, a new, revolutionary television Place-Shifting service delivering access to British television, this week officially announced the launch of its cutting-edge mobile-based television delivery service routed in cloud technology. It is not streaming content in the traditional way using local infrastructure and CDN’s where multiple viewers can … Continue reading WATCH LIVE BRITISH TELEVISION FROM ANYWHERE AROUND THE WORLD WITH HOOLATV