May 22, 2015

China to investigate anti-Japan TV drama decried as vulgar

China’s media watchdog will investigate an anti-Japan television serial that viewers have criticized as vulgar for a scene showing a woman making use of a grenade concealed in her crotch to kill Japanese soldiers, state media said on Thursday. Ties between the neighbors have ...

Mar 29, 2015

Software update puts Mitsubishi TVs on the blink

Mitsubishi Electric Corp. said Sunday that a bad software update might have caused up to 1.62 million of its liquid crystal display TVs across Japan to repeatedly turn on and off every few minutes. The problem, which began at midnight Saturday and involved 118 ...

Sudan defends seizure of newspapers, TV channel says

Feb 18, 2015

Sudan defends seizure of newspapers, TV channel says

Sudanese authorities defended the seizure of more than a dozen newspapers, saying the practice would continue if publications were seen to threaten national security, Ashorooq television channel reported. Sudan’s National Intelligence and Security Service confiscated the print runs of 14 newspapers on Monday, the ...

Amazon signs Woody Allen to create his first TV series

Jan 14, 2015

Amazon signs Woody Allen to create his first TV series

Amazon Studios is delivering Woody Allen as creator of his first-ever TV series. The Oscar-winning filmmaker will write and direct all of the episodes of the half-hour series. A full season has been ordered for Amazon’s Prime Instant Video, the company announced Tuesday. The ...