Chilean author Isabel Allende fired up in the 'solitude' of lockdown
June 18 (Reuters) - Isabel Allende has been busy during the pandemic. The 78-year-old Chilean author, feminist and national treasure says the tranquility helped her publish a book, write another, and start a third, even as she has also run a foundation to help women and had a television series made about her life.
Frank Bonner, 'WKRP in Cincinnati' and 'Saved by the Bell' Actor, Dies at 79
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Frank Bonner, the veteran actor who became famous for portraying Herb Tarlek on the TV sitcom "WKRP in Cincinnati," died Wednesday. He was 79.
NBCUniversal CEO says Tokyo Olympics could be most profitable ever for company
(Reuters) - NBCUniversal Chief Executive Jeff Shell said on Monday that the upcoming Tokyo Games could be the most profitable Olympics in NBCâs history.
Disney CEO says 40% of upfront ad sales went to streaming or digital
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Walt Disney Co's advertising revenue for the upcoming fall television season rose by "double-digits" from the levels of 2019 before the global pandemic, Chief Executive Bob Chapek said on Monday.
Actor Ned Beatty has died at age 83 - media
(Reuters) - Hollywood actor Ned Beatty, known for roles in the movies Deliverance, Superman and Network, has died at the age of 83, media reports said on Sunday.
UPDATE 2-Amazon rights row throws French soccer into fresh turmoil
PARIS, June 11 (Reuters) - France's Canal+ TV group said on Friday it would stop showing top division French soccer games in protest at a decision to award some broadcasting rights to Amazon.
Canal+ says will no longer broadcast France's League 1 soccer
PARIS, June 11 (Reuters) - France's Canal+ television group said on Friday it regretted the decision of the Professional Football League to hand League 1 broadcasting rights to Amazon and said it would not broadcast League 1 games.
Amazon, Canal+ win main TV rights for French soccer League 1 - media
PARIS (Reuters) - U.S. online giant Amazon and France's Canal+ television group have won main TV rights for French League 1 soccer until 2024 for 663 million euros ($802.23 million), French media reported on Friday.
Kim Kardashian has no regrets as 'Keeping Up' reality series ends
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - After 14 years of drama, fashion and family, "Keeping Up with the Kardashians," the television series that made Kim Kardashian and her siblings household names, took its final bow on Thursday with hugs, tears and gratitude.
Warner Bros. plans anime movie in 'Lord of the Rings' series
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The Warner Bros. movie studio will produce an anime feature film set in the world of J.R.R. Tolkien's popular "The Lord of the Rings" books, officials announced on Thursday.
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