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Ellen DeGeneres to end her TV talk show next year

Ellen DeGeneres is calling time on her long-running talk show in 2022, saying that after 19 years it was time to do something different. DeGeneres, 63, told her virtual audience that the show had been “the greatest experience of my life”

Starving All The Time? 5 Tips To Control Hunger

One of the biggest challenges in the journey of losing weight is the fear of gaining it back. Hunger is not just physical but an outcome of physiological and physiological functions as well. To understand hunger triggers, one needs to

Philippines President tells children to stay home and watch TV

MANILA: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has reimposed a ban on children aged 10 to 14 leaving home, telling them to watch TV instead, as the country battles an outbreak of a new coronavirus strain. Stay-at-home orders for all children and

Expelled JUI leaders summon meeting in Islamabad today

ISLAMABAD: A meeting of senior leaders who were expelled from JUI is underway in the federal capital. Maulana Sherani Maulana, Gul Naseeb Khan, Maulana Shuja-ul-Mulk, and others are present in the meeting. Hafiz Hussain Ahmed could not reach the meeting.

Apple rolls out TV, music, news in subscription bundle

SAN FRANCISCO: Apple said it is putting TV, music, news and more in a subscription bundle as it increases its push into services tied to its iPhone ecosystem. An Apple One bundle that will be available later this year will

TV, internet services suspended in five cities of Sindh

KARACHI: All Pakistan Cable Operators Association (APCOA) and the Internet Service Providers Association (ISPA) have suspended TV and internet services in five cities of Sindh on Tuesday as a protest against K-Electric (KE) for deliberately cutting the cables of various

TV, internet services to be suspended for two hours in Karachi

KARACHI: Cable Operators Association (COAP) has announced a two-hour symbolic strike in Karachi over the “high-handedness” of the K-Electric (KE). According to Chairman Cable Operators Association Khalid Arain, the strike in the metropolis would be observed from 7:00 pm to

4G-internet balloons introduced in Kenya

NAIROBI: Kenya has introduced giant 4G-enabled balloons that provide internet to remote areas of the country. The new idea is a collaboration of Kenya with Google’s sister firm Loon and its aim is to provide all marginalized areas an internet

Journalists quarantined after interviewing Brazil’s president

RIO DE JANEIRO: Brazilian broadcasters have pulled journalists off the job after they were exposed to President Jair Bolsonaro in an interview where he announced he had tested positive for the coronavirus, quarantining them until they test negative for the

Car used in PSX terror attack spotted in TV drama

KARACHI: In a rather unusual incident, a vehicle used by the terrorists in the attack on the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) was spotted in a TV drama. The car which the terrorists used to reach their intended target was seen

Priyanka Chopra signs TV deal with Amazon

LOS ANGELES: Priyanka Chopra has signed a two-year multimillion dollar first-look television deal with Amazon. According to an entertainment publication, the actress had a meeting with Amazon Studios head Jennifer Salke that led to the partnership. “Priyanka is drawn to

New media licenses to provide $3 billion investment

ISLAMABAD: New licenses issued by Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) would inject investment of approximately $2-$3 billion, said Economic Survey 2019-2020 released on Thursday. The growth of the media industry has multiplied rapidly during the last decade, with a

Netflix stops production on all shows and movies

NEW YORK: Netflix has halted production on all TV shows and films in the US and Canada for at least two weeks due to the coronavirus outbreak. The streaming service confirmed the measure was being taken “due to government restrictions

Chernobyl creator to develop ‘The Last of Us’ TV series

HBO is developing a TV series based on the popular survival horror video game ‘The Last of Us’, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The network is again collaborating with Craig Mazin, who created the highly acclaimed miniseries Chernobyl. Neil Druckmann,

Al Pacino is a Nazi hunter in new Amazon series

Al Pacino is appearing in Amazon’s new series Hunters where the actor plays a wealthy Holocaust survivor leading a covert gang of assassins, tracking and killing hundreds of former high-ranking Nazi officials that are living in secret in 1970s New

Faisal Vawda brings military boot to TV talk show

ISLAMABAD: In a rather bizarre move, federal minister for water resources Faisal Vawda brought a military boot to a live TV talk show. When asked if Nawaz Sharif was genuinely sick, the PTI leader said that the PML-N leader had

Adnan Siddiqui was double-minded about ‘Meray Paas Tum Ho’

Drama serial ‘Meray Paas Tum Ho’ is fast approaching its end with just a few episode remaining. The drama has been a massive hit and ratings have blown the roof.  Adnan Siddiqui, who played the character of the dynamic Shahwar

Amazon renews ‘Lord of the Rings’ series for Season 2

Amazon has given an early Season 2 renewal to its forthcoming “Lord of the Rings” series, Variety magazine reported. Pre-production on the project’s first season, which is set to film in New Zealand, is currently underway. Several actors, including Markella

PEMRA chairman submits unconditional apology in IHC

ISLAMABAD:  Chairman PEMRA Mirza Saleem Baig submitted his unconditional apology in the Islamabad High Court in connection with a contempt of court case. The high court resumed the hearing of the contempt notice issued to the PEMRA chairman for using the

Stifling TV anchors’ opinions

PEMRA’s latest directive to bar TV anchors from offering their opinions during talk shows is just another move to impose curbs on the media and against freedom of expression. This will give impetus to concerns about rising state-sponsored censorship. Many