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  • U.K.'s Channel 4 Acquires Stakes in Four Indie Production Companies

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - LONDON -- U.K. public broadcaster Channel 4 has acquired minority stakes in four independent production companies -- Arrow Media, Lightbox, Popkorn and True North. The investments have been made from its ?20 million ($33.2...
  • TV Picks: 'Doctor Who' and the Emmy Awards

    TV Picks: 'Doctor Who' and the Emmy Awards
    "Doctor Who." Out with the old, in with the … old? There's a new Doctor in the house and he's a doozy. Having survived more than 900 years, countless battles and a 25th anniversary that got a little crazy, our gallant Time Lord has regenerated...
  • Thai military coup leader bestowed role of civilian prime minister

    The general who led a military coup in Thailand three months ago took on the civilian mantle of prime minister Thursday when the legislators he appointed nominated him as sole candidate and voted overwhelmingly to make him government chief. Gen. Prayuth...
  • Will we ever see a female 'Doctor Who'? BBC boss hopes so

    Will we ever see a female 'Doctor Who'? BBC boss hopes so
    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - A female Time Lord for BBC's "Doctor Who" is not out of the question, says the network's director of television, Danny Cohen. According to the U.K.'s Radio Times magazine, while at the a panel on Thursday for the Edinburgh...
  • Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'Chasing Life' on ABC Family

    Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'Chasing Life' on ABC Family
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Aug. 3 - 9, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Food Fighters Duff Goldman is among the...
  • Sundance Channel Expands Across Latin America

    AMC Networks is embarking on a major expansion of Sundance Channel Global across Latin America via new distribution pacts this month with various pay TV platforms in Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Panama and Paraguay. Additional...
  • Netflix Says U.S. Bandwidth Speeds Trail Most Other Countries It Tracks

    Netflix is keeping the heat on U.S. broadband providers to boost bandwidth for its popular video-streaming service, pointing to data it says shows American service providers' connection speeds lag behind those of ISPs in most other countries. For July,...
  • TV's new microaudiences are shaking up the business

    TV's new microaudiences are shaking up the business
    The business end of show business is made up of numbers. It's a thing of charts and tallies, receipts and ratings. There are counters on everything nowadays, toting up the hits, keeping track of followers. In television, which I write about, there are the...
  • TV Review: Netflix's 'BoJack Horseman'

    Joining the premium-TV ranks requires a certain commitment to doing what others aren't. Hence, Netflix gets virtually no points for "BoJack Horseman," a raunchy animated series that not-so-boldly goes where seemingly everyone -- Fox, Comedy Central, Adult...
  • Standoff ensues over Russian aid convoy for eastern Ukraine

    Standoff ensues over Russian aid convoy for eastern Ukraine
    As a standoff ensued between Russia and Ukraine over a massive aid convoy dispatched from Moscow, the United Nations on Wednesday sharply increased its estimate of the death toll from four months' of fighting in eastern Ukraine. A spokeswoman for the U....
  • 1991's 'A Rage in Harlem' and other films at the Black Harvest Film Fest

    1991's 'A Rage in Harlem' and other films at the Black Harvest Film Fest
    Hitting its 20th anniversary milestone this year, the Black Harvest Film Festival runs through the month of August at the Gene Siskel Film Center, spotlighting black cinema. The fest hasn't always been especially discerning about quality. I'm not sure...