U.S. emergency alert test hits TVs and radios
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A test of the U.S. Emergency Alert System interrupted radios and televisions across the United States on Wednesday, excluding cellphones that were sent a presidential alert last year.
TV's Emmy Awards, like Oscars, will do without a host
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (Reuters) - Producers of the Emmy Awards telecast next month have decided to do without a host so the show can devote more time to celebrating popular series that have recently ended, an executive with Fox, the network that will broadcast the show, said on Wednesday.
Taylor Swift to Perform at MTV VMAs Ahead of 'Lover' Release
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Taylor Swift will perform at the MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs) just three days after the release of her new album "Lover."
Disney to bundle Disney+, Hulu, ESPN+ at popular Netflix price
(Reuters) - Walt Disney Co
on Tuesday said it would offer a $13-per-month bundle of its three streaming services starting in November, a move to attract audiences who have embraced digital services such as Netflix Inc .
FACTBOX-Marvel, monsters and 'Mandalorian' coming to Disney+ app
LOS ANGELES/BENGALURU Aug 6 (Reuters) - Walt Disney Co is set to launch its family-friendly streaming service, Disney+, later this year with a slate of new and classic TV shows and movies, as the company founded on theme parks and big-screen movies builds a digital entertainment business.
'Little Mermaid' Set as ABC Live Musical, Auli'i Cravalho to Star
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - "The Little Mermaid" will come to ABC as a live musical.
U.S. emergency alert test on TV and radio expected this week
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A test of the U.S. Emergency Alert System will be sent to radios and televisions across the United States on Wednesday, excluding cell phones hit by a presidential alert last year, U.S. agencies said on Monday.
Katy Perry, Lionel Richie and Luke Bryan to Return for 'American Idol' Season 3
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - After much speculation as to whether Katy Perry, Luke Bryan and Lionel Richie would be returning to judge "American Idol" on ABC, the network has confirmed the trio will all be back once more to search for America's next musical superstar.
'Halo' Series at Showtime Casts Six, Including Natascha McElhone, Bokeem Woodbine
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The "Halo" series at Showtime is rounding out its main cast.
TV Review: 'A Black Lady Sketch Show'
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Hop on Twitter, and you will find a multitude of posts from frustrated black women decrying everything from cultural appropriation - to be clear, Kim Kardashian did not create cornrows - to the deplorable and racist way four freshman congresswomen of color have been villainized by the POTUS.
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