Tag: TV

NEWS

Afghanistan’s Female TV Presenters Bow To Taliban Demand

Days after the Taliban’s latest order, women presenters on Afghanistan’s top news channels went on air on Sunday with their faces covered. On Saturday, many of the news anchors had reportedly defied the edict to conceal their appearance on TV but their employers had come under pressure. After seizing power last year, the Taliban have increasingly imposed restrictions on women’s […]

NEWS

Afghan Taliban Tells Women TV Presenters — Cover Your Faces

Afghanistan’s Taliban rulers have reportedly ordered female presenters on TV channels to cover their faces on air, the country’s biggest media outlet said Thursday. The order came in a statement from the Taliban’s Virtue and Vice Ministry, tasked with enforcing the group’s rulings, as well as from the Information and Culture Ministry, the TOLOnews channel said in a tweet. The […]

BUSINESS

Apple TV+ Now In The Streaming Mix

Apple Inc., the American multinational technology company headquartered in Cupertino, California, has moved into the crowded streaming TV market by debuting its Apple TV+ recently. Now, audiences in over 100 countries and regions can watch Apple TV+ on the Apple TV app, featuring new exclusive original shows, movies, and documentaries from today’s most imaginative storytellers. One can now enjoy Apple […]

NEWS

Anthony Bourdain America’s Culinary ‘Rock Star’ Dead At 61

CNN’s food anchor Anthony Bourdain reportedly committed suicide in a Paris hotel room in France on Friday. The news of the death of the renown gifted storyteller and writer has left the world in a shock. He was 61. “It is with extraordinary sadness we can confirm the death of our friend and colleague, Anthony Bourdain,” CNN noted in a […]

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TV Ratings Count

Yes, TV ratings matter and Fox News Channel certainly made it count during the coverage of the midterm elections. It was the most-watched network — on broadcast and on cable. The network outfoxed CNN and MSNBC in both total viewers and within the 25-54 age group demographics, combined during primetime hours. That said, all the cable networks took a shellacking […]

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India Gets First TV Transgender News Anchor

India has moved ahead most commonwealth countries by first recognizing transgender as a third gender by law and second, having a transgender anchoring a regional television news program. Padmini Prakash, a 31–year-old transgender and former instructor and actress has recently been employed to Lotus News in Southern State of Tamil Nadu as one of the station’s news presenter. Prakash reportedly […]