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  • The duo, responsible for shows such as "Breaking Bad," "Better Call Saul," "The Crown" and "The Blacklist," have been Sony Pictures presidents since 2005.. Van Amburg and Erlichts departure from Sony Pictures was announced on Thursday in a memo from Sony Pictures Entertainment Chief Executive Tony Vinciquerra, according to the entertainment magazine Variety, which...

  • June 16- Apple Inc said on Friday it hired co-presidents of Sony Pictures Television, Jamie Erlicht and Zack Van Amburg, to lead its video programming efforts. "Jamie and Zack are two of the most talented TV executives in the world and have been instrumental in making this the golden age of television," said Eddy Cue, Apple's senior vice president of Internet...

  • Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks during a product launch event on October 27, 2016, in Cupertino, California.

    Apple on Friday announced that former Sony television executives Jamie Erlicht and Zack Van Amburg are joining the company to oversee video programming.

  • Critics said in a court filing that failing to block the FCC rule "will usher in a wave of media consolidation." As part of the $3.9 billion deal, Sinclair has said it may still have to sell certain of its stations, such as those in St. Louis and Salt Lake City, to comply with FCC regulations. But last year, the FCC, under Democratic President Barack Obama, said those rules...

  • Critics said in a court filing that failing to block the FCC rule "will usher in a wave of media consolidation." As part of the $3.9 billion deal, Sinclair may still have to sell certain of its stations, such as those in St. Louis and Salt Lake City, in order to comply with FCC regulations, the company has said. But last year, the FCC, under Democratic President Barack Obama,...

  • WASHINGTON, June 15- A federal appeals court on Thursday declined to issue an emergency order blocking the U.S. Federal Communications Commission from changing its local television ownership rules, which could have blocked Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc from buying assets of Tribune Media Co one of the largest U.S. television station operators.

  • LONDON, June 15- British pay-TV rivals Sky and Liberty Global's Virgin Media will team up to offer advertisers access to more than 30 million TV viewers in Britain and Ireland. Sky said the partnership with its rival would give companies access to more than 30 million "targetable" TV viewers in Britain and Ireland, an audience on par with social networks such as...

  • SYDNEY, June 14- Australian television broadcaster Ten Network Ltd called in administrators on Wednesday after creditors including Lachlan Murdoch pulled a debt guarantee and outlined plans to restructure the youth-focused free-to-air broadcaster. Administrators were appointed after the private companies of News Corp co-chairman Murdoch and...

  • Albert Einstein in 1921

    As the 10-episode run of 'Genius' draws to a close, Albert Einstein gets ready to flee Germany, but finds time to debate high-level physics.

  • Donald Trump Twitter

    From "covfefe" to "fake news," President Donald Trump's tweets will occupy a physical space in a pop-up Manhattan library.

  • NEW YORK, June 13- Comcast Corp's NBC News unit on Tuesday launched a digital video service that targets the growing number of viewers who get their news on social media. News organizations like NBC News are under pressure to find ways to draw younger viewers who are increasingly turning to YouTube and Facebook instead of television. While initially the videos...

  • FANG stock value in line with markets: Deutsche Bank

    Francesco Curto, head of CROCI investment strategy and valuation group at Deutsche Bank, unpicks the value of FAANG stocks.

  • Adam West, the actor whose cartoonish portrayal of DC Comics superhero "Batman" made him a popular culture icon, has died at the age of 88.

  • June 9- At least 18 million people watched former FBI director James Comey's dramatic testimony on Thursday about his dealings with President Donald Trump, according to preliminary ratings information from TV networks. U.S. broadcast networks interrupted regular programming to air live coverage of Comey's more than two hours of remarks before the Senate...

  • Hed: Einstein and the uncertainty principle

    In a clip from NetGeo's ‘Genius’, Einstein breaks down one of modern science’s most famous and complex theories

  • Attackers bomb Iran parliament and mausoleum, at least 12 dead: Iranian media

    Suicide bombers and gunmen attacked Iran's parliament and the Mausoleum of Ayatollah Khomeini in Tehran on Wednesday morning.

  • *German TV company still to spend cash raised last year. LONDON/ MUNICH, June 6- In November last year, the head of Germany's ProSiebenSat.1 went cap in hand to his biggest investors looking to raise more than half a billion euros. The cash was to be used to finance the company's further shift away from relying on its television advertising business and create a more...

  • LOS ANGELES, June 6- Apple Inc's long-awaited move into original television series starts Tuesday, with a reality show about a universe that is key to the technology giant's business: the world of app developers trying to bring their ideas to the masses. The 10- episode "Planet of the Apps," an unscripted show with similarities to ABC's "Shark Tank," is part of an effort...

  • Alan Alda on Doing TV on the Internet

    Alan Alda starred in Louis C.K.'s web-only show Horace and Pete. Was there any hesitation? Alda says, 'not at all.'

  • *German TV company still to spend cash raised last year. LONDON/ MUNICH, June 6- In November last year, the head of Germany's ProSiebenSat.1 went cap in hand to his biggest investors looking to raise more than half a billion euros. The cash was to be used to finance the company's further shift away from relying on its television advertising business and create a more...