‘Friends: The Reunion’ will be available to watch in the UAE at the same time as US release

Friends: The Reunion is one of the most anticipated television events of 2021 and UAE viewers are not going to miss out. The One Where They Get Back Together, as it's being dubbed, will be released on OSN at the same time as the world premiere. The special is due to be aired 

Conan O'Brien to Put His Eponymous Late-Night Show to Bed on June 24

Late-night talk show host Conan O'Brien will host his long-running nightly TBS "Conan" talkshow for the last time on June 24, WarnerMedia said on Monday, ahead of his shift to a new show on HBO Max. The final weeks of the TBS show will feature a line-up of special guests, culminating in an extend

Murdoch's News Corp abandons plans for British TV news channel

Rupert Murdoch's News Corp has abandoned plans to launch a traditional TV news channel in Britain after deciding it was not commercially viable, an emailed memo to staff shows. News Corp had been exploring opportunities in the TV market for content from its British newspaper publisher over the pa

US actress Yara Shahidi to produce new TV series

US actress Yara Shahidi is developing a new television series via her production company, 7th Sun Productions. The part-Middle Eastern star is set to executive produce and develop an on-screen adaptation of Cole Brown’s critically-acclaimed debut book “Greyboy: Finding Blackness in a W

K-pop superstars BTS return with new concert film 'Bang Bang Con 2021'

Notorious celebrity prankster Ramez Galal will return with a new series this Ramadan. Broadcast on MBC Masr nightly throughout the holy month, which is likely to begin on Tuesday, the Egyptian comedian and actor will have more celebrities jittery in Ramez Aqlahu Tar. Translat

Muslim civil rights group sues Facebook over hate speech

  ‘MAMNOU3 AL-TAJAWOL’ Superstar Saudi comedian Nasser Al-Qasabi headlines a stellar cast that includes Rashid Al-Shamrani, Habib Al-Habib, Fayez Al-Maliki, Ilham Al-Ali, and Aseel Omran in this black comedy show examining how communities adapted to life in the shadow of the C

‘Friends’ reunion special to begin filming next week

There’s finally something to look forward to amid the grim covid scenario. As per a report on The Independent, the “Friends” reunion special is reportedly set to begin filming next week after being delayed by the coronavirus pandemic. This means the wait for the belov

David Schwimmer reveals new details about long-awaited 'Friends' reunion special

David Schwimmer has confirmed the news all Friends fans have been waiting for – the reunion special will begin filming next month. It was confirmed last year that the six main actors – Schwimmer, Courteney Cox, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry, Jennifer Aniston and Lisa Kudrow &n

7 of the most memorable Oprah Winfrey interviews ever

Oprah Winfrey has, in her five-decade career, conducted more than 37,000 interviews. Among those to join her on the sofa of The Oprah Winfrey Show have been some of the world’s biggest names. From presidents to Hollywood greats and everything in between, there have been plenty of shocking an

'Harry Potter' TV series on the anvil

A potential Harry Potter TV series is reportedly in talks at HBO Max. “The Hollywood Reporter” announced on Monday that, according to unnamed sources, executives at the streaming platform are exploring possible ways to bring the franchise to the small screen, and that “broad ide

Legendary broadcaster Larry King dies

The family of the legendary American broadcaster Larry King almost died in a hospital in Los Angeles on Saturday morning, at the age of 88, after a long struggle with illness. And on King’s account, he posted a condolence statement issued by the TV company Ora TV, whose presenter was one of

‘Star Trek: Lower Decks’ explores strange new worlds to great effect

LONDON: Ever wondered what happens in the hallways of Starfleet’s high-tech spaceships while Captain Kirk et al are off saving the galaxy? Curious about what the 99 percent of the crew who are usually off screen get up to? Well, wonder no longer. Originally created for CBS All Access, new an

Yes, a 'Peaky Blinders' film is happening: Movie to follow hit show's sixth and final season

Tommy Shelby looks set to make the jump from the small to the big screen. Hit BBC series Peaky Blinders will conclude with a film, the show's creator has revealed, after confirming the sixth season will be the gangster epic's last.   The period crime drama, set around a notorious

Saudi Arabia Allows Broadcast by Qatar’s beIN Sports TV Channels

Qatar-based TV channel beIN Sports was broadcast in Saudi Arabia on Monday after the two countries reconciled this month, ending a rift of more than three years, Reuters reported.   beIN Sports offices will be able to operate in the Kingdom and sell their devices and receivers officially.

Tom Hanks to host Biden inauguration TV show

Joe Biden has cast himself as a unifier for the nation, but there is someone else the incoming administration hopes can help start healing a divided United States next week: universally beloved actor Tom Hanks.The "Forrest Gump" star, will host a special programme broadcast simultaneously on all m

Veteran talk show host Larry King hospitalized with COVID-19

American talk show host Larry King was hospitalized with COVID-19 this week, according to media reports.   King, 87, was admitted to Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles for more than a week, according to various media outlets, which have also reported that King’s three sons hav

From ‘Selena’ to ‘The Wilds’: 5 TV shows everyone’s talking about

Now you’ve finished watching your final Christmas movie and vowed no more Elf until November next year, it’s time to turn your attention to the queue of quality TV shows currently lined up in your list. From biography to young adult, via strange goings on at an elite ballet school, he

'Sesame Street' unveils first Rohingya Muppets Noor and Aziz

Sesame Street has introduced its first Rohingya Muppets – Noor and Aziz, 6-year-old twins who will appear in educational videos shown in the world’s largest refugee camp in Bangladesh. At least 700,000 Rohingya refugees live in Cox’s Bazar after fleeing persecution in