Final TV ratings for Oscars inch up to 10.4 million viewers


LOS ANGELES The Oscars telecast on Walt Disney Co's ABC broadcast network averaged 10.4 million viewers, less than half of the audience for last year's ceremony, according to final Nielsen data released on Tuesday.

President Biden, Obama to appear on NBC's vaccination special

U.S. President Joe Biden and former President Barack Obama will now be a part of NBC's "Roll Up Your Sleeves", a COVID-19 vaccination awareness program, Comcast Corp's NBC said on Tuesday.

Masters ratings increase from 2020 but lower than usual

The return of a springtime Masters tournament brought more television viewers than last November, but ratings were down from previous April events.

Too much Prince Philip coverage? BBC says complaints have been received

LONDON The British Broadcasting Corporation said on Saturday it had received complaints about the amount of coverage it dedicated to the death of Prince Philip after some viewers were upset that normal programming was cancelled. | Video

World Apr 11 2021

Jazz drama 'Ma Rainey' wins two prizes at BAFTAs opening night

LONDON "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom", a jazz drama set in 1920s Chicago, won two awards at the opening of the BAFTAs on Saturday, but the race for the main prizes remains open with a list of contenders that shines a spotlight on diversity. | Video

Film, Apr 11 2021

'Spider-Man' and other Sony films to hit Netflix after theaters

(Reuters) -Streaming service Netflix Inc reached a deal to offer new "Spider-Man" movies and other films from Sony Pictures to U.S. customers after they play in theaters, the companies said on Thursday. | Video

Film Apr 08 2021

Prince Harry and Meghan's first Netflix project to focus on Invictus Games

(Reuters) -Britain's Prince Harry and his wife Meghan will produce their first Netflix Inc series that will focus on athletes competing in the Invictus Games for injured veterans in The Hague in 2022. | Video

Technology, People Apr 08 2021

Former Secretary of State Pompeo to join Fox News Media

Former U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will join Fox News Media as a contributor, the news network controlled by media baron Rupert Murdoch said on Thursday.

From 007 to private detective, Daniel Craig signs up for more 'Knives Out'

LOS ANGELES Looks like Daniel Craig has a new movie franchise after ending his role as James Bond.

Film, Apr 06 2021

Broadway's Diana musical to be shown first on Netflix

A new musical about Princess Diana will premiere on Netflix before a planned opening on Broadway in December, producers said on Tuesday, in an innovative move to promote the project.

Music, People, Mar 30 2021