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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.

In movies and TV, plus-size actresses finally assume leading roles

Research shows that while plus-sized women are getting increased screen presence, their male counterparts still struggle to find non-comedic roles.

A bedroom TV could affect children’s physical and mental health

Canadian researchers find that having a bedroom TV at age four is linked to significantly poorer physical and mental health later in childhood.

NBA, US Tennis, Sky, urge US action on alleged Saudi TV...

The filings come as a growing number of global sports and television bodies look to shut down beoutQ, a Saudi-based TV station.

Mourinho to get his own TV show in Russia

Critics of the channel, formerly known as Russia Today, accuse it of pro-Kremlin propaganda. 

China entertainment endures ‘bitter winter’ after crackdowns

A nationwide push for more party-approved material across media, music and entertainment has combined with a clampdown on spiralling screen-star salaries.

The future of children’s TV could be ‘Super Funiverse’ on Twitch

The format is a twist on live video game streaming that Amazon's Twitch is known for, incorporating several standard features.

Too much time sitting and watching TV linked to higher risk...

New international research has found that sedentary time spent sitting and watching TV may increase the risk of colorectal cancer, even in those under 50.

Netflix puts ‘Fortnite’ in crosshairs as streaming wars heat up

The dominant online television service has begun efforts to become more interactive.

From ‘gangster’ to viral hit: Peppa Pig woos rural China

It’s a remarkable change in fortunes for television’s most famous hog.

Rewarding children’s behaviour with screen time can lead to more screen...

New Canadian research has found that parents who reward their children with screen time for good behaviour could be encouraging children to spend more time in front of a screen, especially on weekends.

At Golden Globes, inclusion the big winner

This year's Golden Globes highlights inclusivity in both film and TV.

Olympic broadcasters gear up for the biggest show on earth

The size of the audience is phenomenal as is the money that is generated.

First kids’ TV show about sexual harassment being made

Italian broadcaster Luca Milano said that future series might also tackle sexual bullying, abuse and shaming among children themselves.

Piracy threatens future of sports broadcasting

Eleven Sports holds the rights for a range of sports in 11 markets, but Singapore has proved a major headache.