Comedian Jon Stewart to Return to TV on Apple's Streaming Service

Former "Daily Show" host Jon Stewart will host and produce a new current affairs series for Apple Inc's streaming television service, the company announced on Tuesday. The multi-season series on Apple TV+ will bring the comedian back to TV on a regular basis for the first time since he ended his


Missing Pakistani TV reporter is found after 72 hours

A reporter working for Pakistan’s leading Geo News television who had gone missing in the southern port city of Karachi has been found, family and colleague said Saturday.Geo bureau chief in Karachi, Fahim Siddiqi, said Ali Imran Syed had contacted his wife by phone to say that he had reache


Arabic version of ‘Come Dine with Me’ launches exclusively on OSN

Middle East entertainment network OSN has officially launched the first episode of its Original production, “Yalla Neta’asha.” Fans can now watch the 45-episode Arabic-language series every evening from Sunday to Thursday and enjoy a local version of the popular international TV


'Peter Pan' and 'Aristocats' among classic Disney films to get racism advisories

Classic Disney animated movies Peter Pan, The Aristocrats and Dumbo have been given content advisory notices warning viewers that they contain outdated or stereotyped depictions of people of colour. The advisories, the latest example of Hollywood's reckoning with racism,


Bollywood Sues 2 TV Channels for Painting Film Industry as Den of Crime

Bollywood's top producers have filed a lawsuit against two television news channels for painting the film industry as a den of drugs and crime following the death of a young movie star. Sushant Singh Rajput was found dead in his Mumbai apartment in June in what police initially said appeared to b


Alec Baldwin Defends Trump Satire on 'SNL' while President Hospitalized

Alec Baldwin defended his impersonation of Donald Trump on television’s “Saturday Night Live” sketch show while the US President was hospitalized with COVID-19, saying he wouldn’t have done so had Trump been “truly, gravely ill.”Baldwin said the producers and th


TV's 'Warrior' Latest Proof that Bruce Lee Still Holds Sway

Even nearly 50 years after his death, Bruce Lee can still make ripples. From this summer’s ESPN documentary, “Be Water,” to Quentin Tarantino’s heavily criticized depiction of him in “Once Upon a Time ... In Hollywood,” the martial arts legend continues to capt


12 new shows and films coming to Netflix and OSN this October

October is just around the corner, and with a new month comes a fresh batch of TV shows and films across the many streaming platforms available in the UAE. Here, we detail what you'll find on Netflix and on OSN's streaming app.Naturally, with Halloween to celebrate, there are plenty of horror flic


Emmys Hit New Ratings Low Despite Praise for 'Remote' Ceremony

  Television's Emmys plummeted to yet another all-time ratings low, despite producers overcoming technical challenges to pull off an innovative and well-received "remote" ceremony, ABC confirmed Monday. The 72nd Emmys, broadcast from an empty Los Angeles theater with dozens of nominees and wi


'Godfather' making-of TV drama series all set for new Paramount channel

Plans for a scripted drama series based on the making of The Godfather is moving ahead, with news that it will air on the Paramount+ streaming service from CBS. The show will be called The Offer, a reference to the infamous threat delivered by Marlon Brando in the original movie – 'I'm gonn


'Lucifer' returns: Five things to watch out for in the show’s latest season

After more than a year’s wait, the fifth season of Lucifer finally dropped on Netflix on Friday, August 21… and fans are thrilled.The popular show, which picks up right after the dramatic events of the season four finale, is packed full of plot twists.Even though it's only been out a


Some TV bulletins may disappear

Fran Unsworth told The Daily Telegraph she thought there might only be one bulletin a day. Asked whether the News at Ten might survive but not the News at Six, Ms Unsworth replied: "Possibly, or maybe the other way round." The News at One is the corporation's other major daily national bull


TV’s unconventional night capped by raves for Michelle Obama

After a night in which television struggled to keep up with the Democrats’ virtual convention, networks were rewarded with the most traditional of political events — a powerful speech. Before former first lady Michelle Obama’s keynote address, much of the coverage felt uncomfort


8 new TV shows that have 100% on Rotten Tomatoes: from 'What We Do In The Shadows' to 'One Day At A Time'

  For some showrunners, nothing hurts more than a Rotten Tomato.The splattered green mark on the review-aggregator website is a sign that the production failed to impress critics. It's digital equivalent of having spoiled fruit hurled at you. While many would be happy with a red tomato, the Ce


‘Paranormal’: Netflix’s first Egyptian series whips up social media storm

Netflix’s first Egyptian series was trending on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram in Egypt as it marked the “anniversary” of the death of its main character, ahead of its release. “Paranormal,” a horror series which will be available in the fall of 2020, is based on a hu


The one in which the ‘Friends’ reunion is postponed again

The highly-anticipated “Friends” reunion has been delayed again due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.   All six of the show’s stars, Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry and David Schwimmer were set to earn $2.5 million each for the un


Reimagining ‘The Secret Garden’ for a New Generation

Frances Hodgson Burnett’s children’s classic “The Secret Garden” has been adapted into several films, television series and even a Broadway musical. But it had been 27 years since Mary Lennox had last been committed to film and the time seemed ripe for another visit to Miss


Syrian actress Amal Arafa shares details of Covid-19 diagnosis

Amal Arafa, 48, is the latest Arab star to announce that she has tested positive for Covid-19.The Syrian actress revealed the news in a lengthy Facebook post on her personal page on Monday, in which she detailed how, despite her best efforts, she still managed to catch the virus.Arafa said she sou




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