Danger, Will Robinson! 'Lost in Space' finds new life on Netflix
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - More than 50 years after it appeared on U.S. television, science-fiction family drama "Lost in Space" is getting new life as a series on Netflix and will offer a break from the dystopian fare popular among futuristic shows today, the show's star Toby Stephens said.
From housing projects to TV: Tracy Morgan gets his Hollywood star
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Comedic actor Tracy Morgan, who rose to prominence on sketch comedy series "Saturday Night Live" after growing up in one of New York City's toughest housing projects, said he felt right at home receiving a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Tuesday.
European Commission raids offices in sports broadcasting investigation
LONDON (Reuters) - The European Commission on Tuesday raided the offices of a number of companies involved in sports broadcasting rights, including a unit of Rupert Murdoch's Fox, as part of an investigation into a possible cartel.
UPDATE 2-European Commission raids offices in sports broadcasting investigation
LONDON, April 10 (Reuters) - The European Commission on Tuesday raided the offices of a number of companies involved in sports broadcasting rights, including a unit of Rupert Murdoch's Fox, as part of an investigation into a possible cartel.
Apple adds Isaac Asimov sci-fi series to TV development list
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Isaac Asimov's influential "Foundation" science fiction novels about the collapse and resurgence of a galactic empire are heading to Apple Inc as a television drama series, a company spokeswoman said on Tuesday.
TV Review: 'Lost in Space' on Netflix
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - A better title for "Lost in Space" would be "Mired in Mediocrity."
'Silicon Valley' star T.J. Miller charged with fake bomb threat
(Reuters) - Former "Silicon Valley" star T.J. Miller has been charged with making a fake bomb threat while traveling on a train headed for New York, the FBI said on Tuesday.
BBC Sells Controversial Russian Mob Drama 'McMafia' to Russia (EXCLUSIVE)
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - BBC Studios has managed to sell Russian mob drama "McMafia" to Russia itself, despite objections from Russian authorities to the series when it aired in Britain and amid worsening relations between the two countries over the poisoning of former spy Sergei Skripal, Variety has learned.
'The Simpsons' Responds to Apu Stereotype Criticism
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - On Sunday night's episode, "The Simpsons" addressed criticism that its character Apu Nahasapeemapetilon was a racist stereotype.
Carrie Underwood to Perform at ACM Awards in First Public Appearance After 'Gruesome' Accident
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Carrie Underwood teased her next single with an Instagram post Sunday night that features her left eye with glitter in the shape of tears and a caption that says simply, "This Wednesday, April 11, 6am ET."
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