television

Memory of the day: Englishman John Baird invents the television

Wed, 27 Jan 2021 - 01:48 GMT

On January 27, many important events that changed the world map took place.

Egypt's imports of TVs decline by $66.76M during July

Wed, 28 Oct 2020 - 11:07 GMT

TV imports came within the Egyptian imports of durable consumer goods, which amounted to about $266.69 million, compared to $638.12 million in July 2019, marking a decrease of $371.43 million.

Fouad el Mohandes: The Professor

Fri, 06 Sep 2019 - 11:10 GMT

In the memory of the great Egyptian actor, Fouad el Mohandes.

Learning from the BBC iPlayer model

Tue, 29 May 2018 - 08:00 GMT

It may be time for media businesses to start turning to iPlayer as a success model of survival.

Terry Pratchett's ‘Discworld’ to become TV series

Fri, 02 Mar 2018 - 12:28 GMT

Terry Pratchett's beloved fantasy book series “Discworld” will be receiving a TV series adaptation to be produced by the BBC.

Meghan Markle follows Grace Kelly in abandoning acting

Tue, 28 Nov 2017 - 09:07 GMT

Meghan Markle says acting will take a back seat when she marries Prince Harry.

Top Australian TV personality accused of sexual harrassment

Mon, 27 Nov 2017 - 09:33 GMT

A top Australian television personality was Monday accused of indecent assault, sexual harassment and bullying.

David Cassidy, former ‘teen idol’ passes away age 67

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 - 11:37 GMT

Television actor and singer David Cassidy has recently passed away of organ failure at the age of 67.

Artist royalties jump to record but group cites obstacles

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 - 08:28 GMT

Creators' royalties jumped to a record last year on the back of the growth of music streaming, a global body reported Wednesday.

Today in history - Beverly Hills, 90210 debuts

Wed, 04 Oct 2017 - 02:54 GMT

The hit American TV series “Beverly Hills, 90210” debuted on October 4, 1990 on Fox, becoming one of the network’s highest rated TV series and running for 10 seasons.

Will & Grace Returns

Wed, 04 Oct 2017 - 10:32 GMT

The hit American TV comedy series, “Will & Grace” has returned after more than a decade.

Birthday of 'Singing Cowboy' Gene Autry

Sat, 30 Sep 2017 - 07:42 GMT

September 29 marks the birthday of singer Gene Autry, famous for being “America’s favorite singing cowboy.”

JK Rowling's detective books air as TV series on August 27

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 - 02:22 GMT

JK Rowling's detective novel series 'The Strike' will be adapted by the BBC into a television series, airing this fall.

Television amps up, movies simmer down at Comic-Con

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 - 07:24 GMT

From the dragons of Westeros and the "Walking Dead" zombies to the deadly humanoid robots of "Westworld," the golden age of television is dominating the limelight.

Muppets Kermit voice actor fired for "unacceptable conduct"

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 - 10:10 GMT

The Muppets studio released a statement to the Guardian revealing that longtime actor for Kermit the Frog had been fired due to "unacceptable conduct."

Winter is here: 'Game of Thrones' begins season seven

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 - 10:32 GMT

Game of Thrones" returned for its season seven premiere Sunday, ending a longer-than-usual wait for fans craving its unique weekly offer of sex, violence and dragons.

'Dr. What'?! The first female ‘Dr. Who' has been revealed

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 - 07:21 GMT

Actress Jodie Whittaker is confirmed the next star of long-running BBC series Dr. Who; the first time that a woman has taken the title role.

Waheed Hamed to receive BIAF award for El-Gamaa TV show

Sat, 08 Jul 2017 - 09:39 GMT

The veteran Egyptian author and renowned script writer Waheed Hamed will receive today an award from the Beirut International Awards Festival for his latest TV offering, El-Gamaa Part 2.

Issa Rae leads charge of YouTube stars into Hollywood

Fri, 30 Jun 2017 - 09:47 GMT

Since its early days in the mid-2000s, YouTube has showcased the talents of entertainers seeking fame and fortune.

Al-Hesab Yegmaa: the underground world of housekeepers

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 - 03:08 GMT

El Adel Group offers Al-Hesab Yegmaa tackles issues of class and prejudice through the perspective of women who work as housekeepers in the homes of strangers.

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