LOS ANGELES Broadway musical impresario Andrew Lloyd Webber wowed more than 600 Emmy voters on a recent Monday night in Hollywood, playing piano as acclaimed singer Sara Bareilles performed a song from NBC's production of his hit rock opera "Jesus Christ Superstar."
MOSCOW Soccer's governing body FIFA on Friday accused television channel BeoutQ, which is widely available in Saudi Arabia, of illegally broadcasting the opening games of the World Cup.
MILAN British broadcaster Sky and sports media group Perform won the rights to screen Italy's top-flight Serie A football matches until 2021 for more than 973 million euros ($1.2 billion) a season, Italy's soccer league chairman said.
LOS ANGELES HBO said on Friday it is moving ahead with a prequel for its hit television series "Game of Thrones," the first green light for five potential spinoff projects for the award-winning medieval fantasy.
U.S. celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain, host of CNN's food-and-travel-focused "Parts Unknown" television series, killed himself in a French hotel room, officials said on Friday, in the second high-profile suicide of a U.S. celebrity this week. He was 61. | Video
LONDON British actor Benedict Cumberbatch, known for his portrayal of fictional crime-fighter Sherlock Holmes and comic book superhero Doctor Strange in the Marvel movies, has been hailed a hero for chasing away four assailants as they mugged a cyclist in London. | Video
Discovery Inc, the owner of Animal Planet and the Discovery Channel, will invest more than $2 billion over the next decade to broadcast and stream golf's PGA Tour outside the United States, the company said on Monday.
NEW YORK U.S. President Donald Trump called on Friday for comedian Samantha Bee to be fired after she made a vulgar comment about his daughter and White House adviser Ivanka Trump on her cable television program. | Video
LONDON Matt LeBlanc, former star of 1990s U.S. hit comedy “Friends”, said on Thursday he will step down as co-host of the BBC motoring program “Top Gear” after the next series.
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump sought an apology on Thursday from an executive behind ABC's cancellation of the sitcom "Roseanne" over a racist tweet by its star, citing critical coverage in the network's news reporting on him. | Video