Television

Hayward: ‘Avengers: Endgame’ and the Golden Age of Mega-Storytelling

“Avengers: Endgame” made over a billion dollars worldwide in its first weekend, shattering just about every record the Hollywood publicity machine bothers to keep. That’s because Endgame is more than just Part 2 of a single story, but the culmination of a 22-film series (plus a few short films and loosely-connected TV shows) that racked up almost $20 billion in combined ticket sales.

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TV Stations Run Kelli Ward PAC Ad Despite Martha McSally Lawyer Threat

A lawyer for Arizona candidate for U.S. Senate Martha McSally threatened to “pursue legal remedies” against cable television stations running a statewide ad supporting competing  Senate candidate Dr. Kelli Ward, but station managers refused to pull the ad.

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Television Series About Islamic State Stirs Controversy In Saudi Arabia

A television show about the Islamic State group aired by the international Saudi station MBC, is stirring up controversy inside the kingdom and without, particularly among the Syrian opposition. The series, called “The Black Crows” portrays among other things ISIS’ treatment of woman, including the phenomenon of sex jihad.

A member of the Iraqi forces walks past a mural bearing the logo of the Islamic State (IS) group in a tunnel that was reportedly used as a training centre by the jihadists, on March 1, 2017, in the village of Albu Sayf, on the southern outskirts of Mosul. Iraqi …

ESPN’s Death Spiral Will Not Be Halted by Mass Layoffs

ESPN got rid of close to 100 on-air and frontline talent in a bloodbath of layoffs that began on Wednesday. It was the biggest sports media story of the year and the end result is that a lot of good journalists are now without jobs.

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Every British TV Show To Be Monitored for ‘Diversity’

Some of Britain’s best-loved and most watched programmes, including EastEnders and Coronation Street, are to be monitored for their ethnic, gender and sexual orientation diversity as part of a new scheme to be rolled out eventually across the whole of

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TV Series Maker Says Neo-Nazi Killers Are ‘Germany’s IS’

(AFP) – The maker of a hard-hitting television drama about a notorious wave of racist murders across Germany has compared the neo-Nazi group behind them to a homegrown Islamic State who are far from defeated. Historian Gabriela Sperl told AFP

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