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Radio Free Europe, Voice of America launch new Russian-language TV channel


PRAGUE The U.S. government-backed Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE)and Voice of America launched a new 24-hour Russian-language channel on Tuesday to offer Russian speakers living at home and abroad a new alternative to government-run media.

Despite overtime finish, NFL Super Bowl draws lower TV ratings

Fox Television's broadcast of Super Bowl LI on Sunday night drew 111.3 million viewers, according to Nielsen data released by the network on Monday, the smallest audience for the National Football League's title game in four years.

Sports, Super Bowl Feb 06 2017

'La La Land' director Chazelle wins top DGA award, stoking Oscar hopes

Hollywood directors named Damien Chazelle the best film director of 2016 for “La La Land" at a gala ceremony on Saturday, placing the musical in a strong position for the movie world's top honors, the Oscars, later this month. | Video

Film Feb 06 2017

Philadelphia Fox affiliate suspends TV host for Conway remark: media

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Politics, Election 2016, Jan 26 2017

Actress Barbara Hale, loyal secretary on TV's 'Perry Mason,' dies at 94

Barbara Hale, who won lasting television fame and an Emmy Award as the faithful secretary to the crusading criminal defense lawyer played by Raymond Burr in the long-running series "Perry Mason," has died, her son said on social media. She was 94.

Film, People Jan 27 2017

Mary Tyler Moore, Emmy-winning U.S. sitcom star, dead at 80

Emmy-winning actress Mary Tyler Moore, who brightened American television screens as the perky suburban housewife on "The Dick Van Dyke Show," and then as a fledgling feminist on "The Mary Tyler Moore Show," died on Wednesday at the age of 80, a representative said. | Video

People Jan 26 2017

Reality TV star O'Leary leads Canada Conservative race: poll

OTTAWA Canadian businessman and reality TV star Kevin O'Leary holds the lead in a crowded field of contenders running for the leadership of the opposition Conservative party, according to a new poll.

Jan 24 2017

Fox News signs Brexit leader Nigel Farage as contributor

Nigel Farage, who led the campaign for Britain to leave the European Union, will be a political analyst on Fox News and Fox Business Network, Fox News said on Friday.

U.S., Jan 20 2017

Big bother over Nigerian Big Brother filmed in South Africa

ABUJA It should be a dose of must-see television, but the new series of Big Brother in Nigeria has turned into another episode in the spat between the country and its continental rival South Africa.

Jan 25 2017

Stephen Colbert to host 2017 Emmy awards for television

Talk show host Stephen Colbert will host the 2017 Emmys ceremony celebrating the highest honors in television, organizers said on Monday.

Jan 23 2017