Grammy organizers deny claims award nominations are rigged
(Reuters) - The organizers of the Grammy Awards on Thursday denied allegations that nominations for the highest prizes in the music industry are rigged, calling the claims "categorically false and misleading."
Trump impeachment trial TV audience drops 19% on second day
Jan 23 (Reuters) - About 8.9 million TV viewers watched the U.S. Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump on Wednesday, the first day Democrats laid out their case against the president, marking a significant drop from the roughly 11 million viewers who watched on Tuesday, according to Nielsen ratings data.
Jim Lehrer, Longtime PBS Anchor, Dies at 85
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Legendary journalist Jim Lehrer, who served as the anchor of "PBS NewsHour" for 36 years, died on Thursday at his home, PBS announced. He was 85.
INTERVIEW-Now China's top transgender star eyes politics
DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan 22 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - C hina's best known transgender celebrity says she never aspired to be an LGBT+ activist but now Jin Xing has an eye on politics, saying she has the power and presence to help society.
Animated British royal comedy 'The Prince' to make debut on HBO Max
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Animated versions of Britain's Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle will have supporting roles in a British royal family satire that will make its debut on AT&T Inc's HBO Max streaming video service, the company said on Tuesday.
'The Witcher' on Track to Be Netflix's Biggest TV Show Premiere Ever, Company Claims
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Netflix said "The Witcher," the fantasy series starring Henry Cavill, is pacing to be its biggest first-season original TV series ever.
Italy judge sets Feb. 1 date for Vivendi request to suspend Mediaset TV project
MILAN (Reuters) - A Milan-based judge set Feb. 1 as the date for a new hearing for a request by France's Vivendi
to suspend a corporate overhaul at Italy's top commercial broadcaster Mediaset , two legal sources said on Tuesday.
'Parasite' scores historic upset at SAG awards, boosting Oscar chances
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - South Korean thriller "Parasite" was the upset winner at the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) awards on Sunday, while Joaquin Phoenix and Renee Zellweger were named best actors, cementing their roles as frontrunners at the Oscars next month.
FACTBOX-Key winners at the 2020 Screen Actors Guild Awards
Jan 19 (Reuters) - The Screen Actors Guild (SAG) awards for film and television were handed out on Sunday at a ceremony in Los Angeles.
UPDATE 1-De Niro, Emilia Clarke arrive for Hollywood's SAG awards
LOS ANGELES, Jan 19 (Reuters) - A silver-haired Robert De Niro, sporting a beard, "Stranger Things" star Millie Bobby Brown, and Helena Bonham Carter of "The Crown" were among early arrivals at the Screen Actors Guild SAG) awards on Sunday, where Hollywood actors will make their picks for the best movie and television performances of 2019.
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