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Oscar buzz builds for Rebecca Hall in 'Christine'

When Florida TV anchor Christine Chubbuck shot herself dead on live TV in 1974 little was known about her. Now there are two films out about her life.

When Florida TV anchor Christine Chubbuck shot herself dead on live TV in 1974 little was known about her. Now there are two films out about her life.

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'Good Girls Revolt' a 60s discrimination drama that reverberates today

Amazon’s latest original series is based on the book 'Good Girls Revolt' by Lynn Povich,' about a group of women employed by Newsweek magazine in the 1960's who ended up suing the magazine for discrim

Amazon’s latest original series is based on the book 'Good Girls Revolt' by Lynn Povich,' about a group of women employed by Newsweek magazine in the 1960's who ended up suing the magazine for discrim

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Robots really are trying to take over Hollywood

Making creative decisions using data, algorithms and artificial intelligence; it all sounds terrifying to people who make a living in the TV and film industry.

Making creative decisions using data, algorithms and artificial intelligence; it all sounds terrifying to people who make a living in the TV and film industry.

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4K & HDR: the next generation of TV

UHD, Ultra HD, 4K – whatever you want to call it – the next stage of TV may not yet be in your home, but that’s just a matter of time. What is

UHD, Ultra HD, 4K – whatever you want to call it – the next stage of TV may not yet be in your home, but that’s just a matter of time. What is

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Still sceptical about virtual reality? You shouldn't be

Despite its strong presence on the programme at MIPCOM 2016 – one of the world’s leading markets for entertainment content – virtual reality still

Despite its strong presence on the programme at MIPCOM 2016 – one of the world’s leading markets for entertainment content – virtual reality still

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Netflix subscriber boom boosts shares

Shares of Netflix shot up as the video streaming service added nearly 3.6 million subscribers between July and September.

Shares of Netflix shot up as the video streaming service added nearly 3.6 million subscribers between July and September.

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How will Brexit impact the UK’s thriving creative industries?

The UK’s creative industries represent around 9% of the country’s GDP, according to John McVay head of the UK Producers Alliance for Cinema and

The UK’s creative industries represent around 9% of the country’s GDP, according to John McVay head of the UK Producers Alliance for Cinema and

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HBO expands into Eastern European

HBO Europe, the European arm of the Time Warner service‎,‎ is following on the success of its first season with Season Two of Hungarian TV series ‘Aranyelet’ (‘Golden…

HBO Europe, the European arm of the Time Warner service‎,‎ is following on the success of its first season with Season Two of Hungarian TV series ‘Aranyelet’ (‘Golden…

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US presidential candidates sharpen claws ahead of TV debates

It is just three days until the first of the televised face-to-face showdowns between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump on Monday.

It is just three days until the first of the televised face-to-face showdowns between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump on Monday.

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Georgian parliamentary candidates brawl on TV

A fistfight erupted between candidates for the Georgian Parliament late on Wednesday during a political talk show.

A fistfight erupted between candidates for the Georgian Parliament late on Wednesday during a political talk show.

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'Game of Thrones' scores 12 Emmys

Fantasy drama series “Game of Thrones” won the top Emmy for a second straight year on Sunday (September 18), fending off challenges from newcomers.

Fantasy drama series “Game of Thrones” won the top Emmy for a second straight year on Sunday (September 18), fending off challenges from newcomers.

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Jude Law stars as an American pope in new HBO series

British actor Jude Law stars as the Pope in HBO's new miniseries 'The Young Pope' by Italian director Paolo Sorrentino.

British actor Jude Law stars as the Pope in HBO's new miniseries 'The Young Pope' by Italian director Paolo Sorrentino.

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Media shakeup: Greece raises €246m with sale of four TV licences

The winners have been announced in the great Greek TV sell-off, with four companies winning bids for television channels in an unprecedented auction.

The winners have been announced in the great Greek TV sell-off, with four companies winning bids for television channels in an unprecedented auction.

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Greece launches controversial TV licence auction

Greece has launched a multi-million euro auction for four private TV licences despite protests by broadcasters.

Greece has launched a multi-million euro auction for four private TV licences despite protests by broadcasters.

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Olympic Games, commentators and sexism in the press and TV

Chis Boardman is the latest BBC commentator to be accused of sexism at the Rio Olympic Games. His comments came after Laura Trott won her second

Chis Boardman is the latest BBC commentator to be accused of sexism at the Rio Olympic Games. His comments came after Laura Trott won her second

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Should the media black out terrorists?

The brutal killing of an octogenarian priest in France this week has opened up a new debate about terrorism and propaganda.

The brutal killing of an octogenarian priest in France this week has opened up a new debate about terrorism and propaganda.

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Turkey media crackdown sees 131 outlets shut down

16 TV stations, 45 Newspapers, 15 magazines, 29 publishers shut in post-coup purge, sparking concern for press freedom.

16 TV stations, 45 Newspapers, 15 magazines, 29 publishers shut in post-coup purge, sparking concern for press freedom.

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Reporting on terror: drawing the line between wanting and needing to know

Photos and videos of the recent attacks in France and those suspected of perpetrating them have been continuously featured across Europe’s news channels and other…

Photos and videos of the recent attacks in France and those suspected of perpetrating them have been continuously featured across Europe’s news channels and other…

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German actor Götz George dies aged 77

The death has been announced of the popular German actor Götz George who has died at the age of 77 after a short illness.

The death has been announced of the popular German actor Götz George who has died at the age of 77 after a short illness.

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Carpool Karaoke with James Corden

‘Hamilton’ star and creator joins “The Late Late Show with James Corden” for Broadway inspired Carpool Karaoke

‘Hamilton’ star and creator joins “The Late Late Show with James Corden” for Broadway inspired Carpool Karaoke

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Panasonic to end LCD production

Panasonic says it is going to stop making screens for its televisions in Japan and instead will buy in panels produced by third parties such as LG or Sharp

Panasonic says it is going to stop making screens for its televisions in Japan and instead will buy in panels produced by third parties such as LG or Sharp

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US comedian Bill Cosby ordered to stand trial for sexual assault

Bill Cosby has been ordered by a US court to stand trial on sexual assault charges, over allegations that he drugged and molested a woman 12 years…

Bill Cosby has been ordered by a US court to stand trial on sexual assault charges, over allegations that he drugged and molested a woman 12 years…

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Special TV tribute show for UK Queen

The Queen’s love affair with horses stretches back beyond her 63-year reign, and the Royal Windsor Horse show will close in style with a special

The Queen’s love affair with horses stretches back beyond her 63-year reign, and the Royal Windsor Horse show will close in style with a special

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Seven things we learned from Eurovision 2016

Ukraine’s Jamala, the first Crimean Tatar ever to perform at a Eurovision Song Contest, became the winner on Saturday night in Stockholm.

Ukraine’s Jamala, the first Crimean Tatar ever to perform at a Eurovision Song Contest, became the winner on Saturday night in Stockholm.