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Facebook makes reality TV its new weapon for web supremacy

Facebook makes reality TV its new weapon for web supremacy

Facebook said Wednesday it was reviving the pioneering MTV reality show ‘The Real World’ as its secret weapon to lure viewers away from YouTube.

Facebook rolls out video service worldwide

Facebook rolls out video service worldwide

Facebook launched Watch amid a shift in video viewing habits away from traditional television to online platforms including Netflix and Hulu.

Premier League gets tough with Saudi piracy

Premier League gets tough with Saudi piracy

All 20 matches from the opening two weekends of the new season have been shown on the rogue channel, beoutQ, which is broadcast via the satellite provider Arabsat.

Australian media giants Fairfax and Nine to merge

Australian media giants Fairfax and Nine to merge

Nine will effectively be the dominant partner, with its shareholders owning 51.1% of the combined entity and Fairfax shareholders owning the rest.

Pakistan's leading news channel says it's been forced off air

Pakistan's leading news channel says it's been forced off air

Pakistan's leading television news channel has gone off the air in army cantonments and is facing interruptions in other areas across the country, its management said on Monday.

Madcap British comedian Ken Dodd dies, aged 90

Madcap British comedian Ken Dodd dies, aged 90

British comedian Ken Dodd, well-known to the country's television audiences for his spiky hair, buck teeth and "tickling stick", has died aged 90, his publicist said on Monday.

'The Shape of Water' wins PGA best film ahead of Oscars

'The Shape of Water' wins PGA best film ahead of Oscars

Guillermo del Toro's fantasy romance ‘The Shape of Water’ took home best movie at the Producers Guild Awards on Saturday, putting it in pole position for Oscars glory in March.

'The Shape of Water' leads Golden Globe nominations with seven

'The Shape of Water' leads Golden Globe nominations with seven

‘The Shape of Water,’ Guillermo del Toro's fairy tale romance, led the Golden Globe nominations on Monday with seven nods, including for best motion picture drama and actress Sally Hawkins.

CBS takeover of Australian TV network given court approval

CBS takeover of Australian TV network given court approval

A bid by US broadcaster CBS to buy Australia's third-largest commercial television network cleared a key legal hurdle on Friday when judges rejected a move by three shareholders to block the sale.

TV commentator accuses Fox Business host of rape

TV commentator accuses Fox Business host of rape

A former Fox Business Network guest commentator has accused a prominent host of rape, the latest in a series of sexual misconduct allegations to rock the broadcaster.

Move over 'Star Trek': there's a new show at the final frontier

Move over 'Star Trek': there's a new show at the final frontier

As the world clamors for the first ‘Star Trek’ series in a more than decade, a streamlined usurper with no interest in Klingons is entering the space race.

US teen suicide series triggers alarm among educators, experts

US teen suicide series triggers alarm among educators, experts

‘13 Reasons Why,’ a hit Netflix show in which a teenager slits her wrists and leaves behind 13 tapes as clues to what made her do it, has alarmed US mental health experts who fear it glorifies suicide.