Leader of Britain's UKIP splits with girlfriend after "appalling" Markle comments
LONDON, Jan 15 (Reuters) - The leader of Britain's anti-European Union UKIP Party said he had split with his new girlfriend after a newspaper published derogatory comments she made about Prince Harry's fiancee Meghan Markle and black people.
RPT-Sportscaster Keith Jackson, voice of college football, dead at 89
Jan 13 (Reuters) - Sportscaster Keith Jackson, who brought a folksy, excitable demeanor and down-home exclamations such as "Whoa, Nellie!" to 40 seasons of play-by-play calling as the authoritative voice of college football for ABC Sports, died at age 89, his employer ABC reported on Saturday.
Sportscaster Keith Jackson, voice of college football, dead at 89
(Reuters) - Sportscaster Keith Jackson, who brought a folksy, excitable demeanor and down-home exclamations such as "Whoa, Nellie!" to 40 seasons of play-by-play calling as the authoritative voice of college football for ABC Sports, died at age 89, his employer ABC reported on Saturday.
Viacom, CBS not in active merger discussions: sources
(Reuters) - Viacom Inc
and CBS Corp are not in active merger discussions, although controlling shareholder Shari Redstone has had exploratory conversations with CBS directors about recombining the companies, two sources familiar with the situation told Reuters on Friday.
HBO Programming Chief Talks 'Game of Thrones' Endgame, 'Big Little Lies' Season 2
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The wait will be worth it -- that's the message from HBO programming chief Casey Bloys on the decision to push back the final season of "Game of Thrones" until 2019.
U.S. FCC pauses review of Sinclair's plan to buy Tribune Media Co
WASHINGTON, Jan 11 (Reuters) - The Federal Communications Commission said on Thursday that it was pausing its review of Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc's plan to buy Tribune Media Company.
NBC expects ad sales record with Super Bowl, Olympics
(Reuters) - U.S. broadcaster NBC said on Thursday it expected to hit ad sales records for the Super Bowl and Olympic Winter Games, both of which it will air next month, showing that advertisers are hungry for live events that draw viewers on a real-time basis.
David Simon on James Franco: No Complaints About His Behavior on 'The Deuce'
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - As James Franco faces allegations of inappropriate sexual behavior from multiple women, "The Deuce" co-creator and executive producer David Simon and HBO say they are unaware of any complaints about the actor-director's conduct on the period drama.
Apple Orders Sci-Fi Drama 'See'
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Apple has given a straight-to-series order to "See," a science fiction drama from "Peaky Blinders" creator Steven Knight. Francis Lawrence is set to direct.
Obama Talks Dancing With Prince in First Clip From David Letterman's New Show
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - In the first look at David Letterman's new Netflix show "My Next Guest Needs No Introduction With David Letterman," the longtime talk show host sits down with President Barack Obama and discusses a night spent dancing with Prince.
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