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Final season of ‘Jessica Jones’ to drop June 14

'Jessica Jones' is the last Marvel show to air on Netflix as the streaming giant cancelled sister shows 'Luke Cage,' 'Iron Fist,' 'The Punisher' and 'Daredevil.'

Iran state TV fires managers over ‘insult’ to Sunnis

Two channel managers have been fired over a live programme that 'insulted the sanctities of Sunni Muslims', according to official news agency IRNA.

‘Twisted Metal’ car game confirmed for TV show

The franchise debuted in 1995 on the original PlayStation console and was characterised by a weaponised ice cream truck operated by a psychotic clown called Sweet Tooth.

George Clooney’s ‘Catch-22’ reflects on ‘insanity’ of war

George Clooney's new series set in World War II aims to tell a timeless story about the 'insanity' of war.

Hard to bar unauthorised sites on Android boxes, claims agent

Operators constantly change the domain and website names in order to keep the service active, says an agent.

Apple’s TV deal with Samsung showcases shift to services

Opening up iTunes to Samsung TVs means that Samsung television users no longer need to purchase an Apple TV set-top-box in order to access Apple content.

Danish shows take TV world by storm

The latest show to hit the small screen is "Ride Upon the Storm", which is being distributed in almost 80 countries.

‘Game of Thrones,’ ‘True Detective,’ and ‘Veep’ among the most-awaited series...

5 'Game of Thrones' prequels are already in development at HBO.

Bangladesh TV station taken off air for election day

A top cable operator in Dhaka says Jamuna broadcasts stopped for technical rather than political reasons.

‘Orange is the New Black’ sequel might be in the works

A "Breaking Bad" film is also thought to be entering principal production in New Mexico this month.

How TV dramas and sepak takraw can help national unity

How local TV shows are produced and the composition of our national sports teams can go a long way in helping Malaysians bridge the racial gaps that have existed since independence.

‘Genius’ behind ‘Teletubbies’ in new go-to-sleep kids show

The 50-episode show, which has taken more than two and a half years to make, will also be shown by Universal Kids in the US later this year.

Facebook extends TV tentacles, buys Libertadores rights

The social media network bought exclusive rights to transmit Thursday night games in South America's equivalent of the UEFA Champions League, as well as shared rights to broadcast games played on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, the South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) said.

Mahathir: Suu Kyi has changed, we don’t support her

Prime minister says Suu Kyi has not done anything to stop the injustice to the Rohingya in Myanmar.

Masseur is latest to allege abuse by actor Spacey

The complainant alleges that Spacey groped him during a massage session.

Too much screen time, too little horseplay for kids

PARIS: Only one in 20 kids in the United States meets guidelines on sleep, exercise and screen time, and nearly a third are outside...

Verizon signs Apple, Google as partners for 5G TV service

High-frequency 5G radio signals are easily disrupted and remain commercially unproven - if successful, the technology could see US$200 billion a year in industry-wide development spending.

US govt: Court’s AT&T-Time Warner ruling ‘clearly erroneous’

President Donald Trump had previously denounced the AT&T deal, vowing that his administration would block the merger because it would concentrate corporate power.

MP likens World Cup shock to BN’s GE14 defeat

RSN Rayer says the fall of giant football nations is akin to what transpired in the general election.

Heroes, on screen and off, win big at MTV Movie &...

Superhero movie 'Black Panther' made a killing at the MTV Movie & TV Awards on Monday, winning four trophies in a ceremony that also recognized gays, women and those who stand up to bullying.

Brazil’s 7-1 World Cup humiliation helps sell TVs 4 years later

Magazine Luiza ads urge fans to get rid of their old televisions by trading them in for new, fancier TVs to watch the games being played in Russia on.

‘Out of a job’ Liew Chin Tong in demand on TV

The DAP strategist says he has appeared on TV four to five times in the last two weeks, compared to the same number of times in the last nine years.

How Samsung fell behind Sony and LG in the premium TV...

At the 2013 annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, flashy organic light-emitting diode (OLED) televisions sporting credit card-thin screens were at the front and centre of Samsung Electronics' new gadgets display.

NBA’s Stephen Curry lands TV, film deal with Sony Pictures

NBA star Stephen Curry has signed a multi-year film and television deal with Sony Pictures Entertainment, the Hollywood studio said on Monday, as the Golden State Warriors player makes a play to be the latest athlete to break into entertainment.