Canal+ Group acquires ROK Studios
Canal+ Group, the France-based media company has acquired ROK Studios, the Nigerian production company that has produced over 550 films and television series since its inception in 2013. According to the terms of the deal, ROK Studios will remain an independent company and also work closely with its former owners.
Victoria's Secret says TV no longer 'right fit' for lingerie show
The annual Victoria's Secret fashion show, known for its jewel-encrusted bras and supermodels sporting huge angel wings, is bidding farewell to network television. Parent company L Brands Inc said on Friday (May 10) it was re-thinking the TV special, saying the Victoria's Secret brand "must evolve and change to grow" as it aims to turn its business around.
The death of the Cable TV bundle
Bloomberg's Gerry Smith says traditional companies are observing the decline of cable subscribers. Smith discusses TV Everywhere and says the service never really caught on. Smith points out that many companies spend enormous amounts of money on sports rights and that those costs eventually get passed on to consumers.
My aesthetics is fun and fuddles - Eku Edewor
Georgina Chloe Eku Edewor-Thorley is a British Nigerian actress, television presenter, and model. She talks about her fashion statement in this short interview with Guardian Life.
Facebook moves to compete in the TV market
Facebook has made its biggest move to date to compete in the television market by expanding its video offerings with programming ranging from professional women's basketball to a safari show and a parenting program.
TV Networks tackle declining Ad sales
TV networks including ESPN are bracing for a drop in advertising revenue for football games in the coming season, which could drag down sales growth for sports broadcasts overall, advertising and television executives say.
John Goodman honored with star in Hollywood
American actor John Goodman, known for 90s television series "Roseanne", indie film "The Big Lebowski" in 1998 and currently starring in "Kong: Skull Island", unveils his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
North Korea marks 75th birth anniversary of late leader Kim Jong Il.
North Korean state-run television KRT releases a video of its leader Kim Jong Un visiting the mausoleum of his father and a massive outdoor rally celebrating the former leader.