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Final season of 'Game of Thrones' to premiere in April


LOS ANGELES HBO's hit Emmy-winning drama "Game of Thrones" will debut its eighth and final season starting in April, the network announced in a trailer released online on Tuesday. | Video

Amazon India says comic embroiled in #Metoo no longer involved in new show

MUMBAI An Indian comic embroiled in allegations of sexual misconduct will no longer be the showrunner for an original series on Amazon.com Inc's video streaming service, a top Amazon executive said on Wednesday.

Nov 14 2018

Netflix CEO Hastings says no plans for cheaper India offerings

SINGAPORE Netflix chief executive Reed Hastings said that the streaming video company had no plans for cheaper prices in the hotly competitive India market and that an executive's comments suggesting otherwise had been "misunderstood."

Tech, Nov 10 2018

Satanic Temple sues Netflix over 'Sabrina' use of Baphomet deity

NEW YORK The Satanic Temple sued Netflix Inc and Warner Bros Entertainment on Thursday, seeking more than $50 million for their alleged unauthorized use of a statue of the goat-headed deity Baphomet in the series "Chilling Adventures of Sabrina."

Tech, Nov 08 2018

Beyond 'Serial': Hollywood eyes gameshows in booming podcast market

LOS ANGELES Four years after "Serial" put podcasts on the mainstream map with a twisty true crime murder story, Hollywood is rushing to embrace the audio format with everything from fictional thrillers to game shows.

Nov 08 2018

Netflix steps up original Asian content to hook international viewers

SINGAPORE Netflix Inc unveiled a plan on Thursday to make 17 more original productions in Asia including Thai and Chinese language shows, as the U.S. firm seeks to attract new international users through more local content.

Tech, Nov 08 2018

EU approves Disney buy from Fox if makes TV divestments

BRUSSELS Walt Disney's $71.3-billion offer to buy Twenty-First Century Fox Inc's entertainment assets won approval from the European Commission on Tuesday, subject to Disney selling interests in factual TV channels in Europe.

Nov 06 2018

Camila Cabello comes out on top at MTV Europe Music Awards

BILBAO, Spain Cuban-American singer Camila Cabello was the top winner at the MTV Europe Music awards on Sunday night, with "Best Song," "Best Artist," "Best Video" and "Best U.S. Act" in a show that featured a stellar performance from Janet Jackson. | Video

Cuba, Music, Nov 04 2018

HBO goes dark on Dish Network in carriage dispute

Dish Network Corp said on Thursday AT&T Inc had blacked out HBO and Cinemax networks for its Dish and Sling TV subscribers as the companies failed to agree on a new distribution pact.

Tech Nov 01 2018

Chris Pine puts on Scottish accent for historical drama 'Outlaw King'

LONDON "Star Trek" actor Chris Pine swaps space for medieval Scotland in Netflix action drama "Outlaw King" in which he plays 14th century rebel warrior Robert the Bruce who fought the English to regain control of his homeland. | Video

Oct 31 2018