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Analogue TV transmission closes down in Langkawi

Switch to digital myFreeview broadcasts to be completed by third quarter across the country.

‘Avengers’ directors eye ‘Avatar’ record, plot Marvel actor movies

The Russo brothers say being so close to ‘Avatar’s’ box office record is special to them as James Cameron is one of their idols.

Pop culture hit ‘Gossip Girl’ gets a makeover for HBO Max

Warnermedia's HBO Max orders a new, 10-episode series that will be set eight years after the original, and will follow a new generation of private school kids.

Netflix hopes ‘Stranger Things’ can be its billion-dollar franchise

Netflix attempts to turn 'Stranger Things,' already its most popular original show in the US, into a lucrative franchise.

Thrilling yarn: Tapestry depicts ‘Game of Thrones’ saga

The team of volunteers at the Ulster Museum are putting the final touches to a 90 metre tapestry depicting all eight seasons of the fantasy saga.

Facebook is daily news source for 21% of adults in Philippines

Facebook is a daily news source for 13.9 million people in the Philippines while 40.4 million people still get information through television.

Real-life sequel to pan-Asian hit romance ends in divorce

Song Hye-kyo and Song Joong-ki were Asia's answer to Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie.

Taboo-breaking TV soap on sex and women has Senegal in a...

In conservative Senegal, where even an on-screen kiss is rare, the self-described monitors of public morality are in uproar.

Netflix gets its game on at E3 with ‘Stranger Things’

The streaming television powerhouse is looking to expand its original shows into other media, like video games.

‘Big Little Lies’ back for second dive into the female psyche

HBO's surprise hit TV show 'Big Little Lies' returns for a second season with a star-studded female cast.

HBO show’s success drives Chernobyl tourism boom

Bookings for tours through Chernobyl for June, July, and August have risen by approximately 40% since HBO aired the show,

After podcasts, The New York Times hits television with ‘The Weekly’

The first show planned by The Times as part of its expansion into television, it also represents the outlet's latest bid to diversify amid declining revenues for American newspapers.

‘Good Omens’: Amazon Prime bets big on the apocalypse

The show is the latest in a string of recent series to explore the relationships between humans and the afterlife.

Hollywood studios can’t quit Netflix – even if they want to

Hollywood studios can't turn their backs on Netflix yet... not entirely, at least.

US chat queen DeGeneres recounts sex assault as a teen

DeGeneres says she is talking her sexual assault experience because she does not want other girls to let anyone do that to them.

‘Game of Thrones’ finale draws record 19.3 million viewers

HBO says 13 million fans tuned in live to the TV broadcast beating the previous record held by ‘The Sopranos’.

‘Now our watch is ended’: History-making ‘Game of Thrones’ wraps

The blood-spattered tale of noble families vying for the Iron Throne has just one episode to go and buzz is at fever pitch.

‘Blame of Thrones’: Fans lament rushed final GoT season

Fans of the series are not shy in voicing their dissatisfaction of the final season.

Dismayed or grieving, ‘Game of Thrones’ fans prepare for the final...

Despite a divisive reception to the previous episode, fans are bracing themselves for the final episode of HBO's 'Game of Thrones'.

As ‘Big Bang Theory’ ends, will Sheldon get his Nobel Prize?

A look back at the most-watched comedy series on US television, before its series finale airs this week.

‘Star Wars’ movie in 2022 will come from ‘Game of Thrones’...

'Game of Thrones' showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss will take charge of a new 'Star Wars' film slated for 2022.

Hollywood loves Georgia’s low taxes but fumes over strict abortion law

Georgia's republican governor, Brian Kemp, signed the abortion bill into law on Tuesday.

Hulu reports growing user base, new shows, with Disney in control

Hulu says their user base has grown on the back of new partnerships and new series launches.

Apple spotlights services with TV, gaming and credit card offerings

Cupertino is taking a different approach by offering paid 'channels' from AT&T's HBO, Lions Gate Entertainment's Starz and CBS's Showtime, alongside its own content.

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