Reuters: Television News Reuters Mobile is your source for breaking news, business, financial and investing news, including market data giving you access to the information you need - any time, anywhere. Reuters is the leading global provider of news, financial information and technology solutions to the world's media, financial institutions, businesses and individuals. Copyright 2008 Reuters en-us Thu, 24 Apr 2014 20:22:17 -0400 5 /resources/images/mobile/small/logo.png 120 35 Reuters: Television News AOL, Microsoft lure advertisers with TV-style shows NEW YORK/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Technology powerhouses like Microsoft Corp and AOL Inc are flexing their muscles as storytellers, parading TV network-style shows before advertisers at an annual digital content showcase in New York next week. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 10:34:40 -0400 Contestant of ABC TV's 'The Bachelorette' dies in Utah accident LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A contestant on the upcoming season of ABC's reality TV show "The Bachelorette" has died, the program's producers said on Wednesday. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 16:44:52 -0400 Stephen Colbert pays visit to new 'Late Show' home NEW YORK (Reuters) - Stephen Colbert dropped in on David Letterman's late night CBS talk show, the "Late Show" on Tuesday, to get a glimpse of the rigors of the high-profile job he will take over in 2015. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 01:07:43 -0400 HBO backs tech comedy 'Silicon Valley' for second season LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - HBO is renewing Mike Judge's send-up of the rarefied technology world "Silicon Valley" for a second season after three of the comedy's first eight episodes aired, the premium cable channel said on Monday. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 16:31:44 -0400 'Ice Road Truckers' star kidnapped, beat Las Vegas prostitute: police NEW YORK (Reuters) - A former star of the History Channel reality TV show "IRT: Deadliest Roads" is due in court in Las Vegas next month to face first degree kidnapping, extortion and coercion charges, a spokeswoman for the Clark County District Attorney's Office said. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 16:11:26 -0400 'Hunger Games: Catching Fire' sweeps MTV Movie Awards LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Young adult favorite "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" was voted 'movie of the year' and scooped top acting honors at the MTV Movie Awards on Sunday, reflecting the irreverent ceremony's appeal to young fans. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 22:50:50 -0400 'Mad Men' premiere draws 2.3 million, lowest season debut since 2008 LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Advertising drama "Mad Men," facing a night of stiff competition on cable television, drew 2.3 million viewers to the premiere of its seventh and final season, network AMC said on Monday. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 16:46:32 -0400 Sans persona, new kind of Colbert steps up to CBS 'Late Show' LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A new kind of Stephen Colbert will be coming to late-night network television as he succeeds CBS's "Late Show" host David Letterman next year, capping the generational shift in late-night TV's landscape across U.S. networks eager to attract younger viewers and online followings. Fri, 11 Apr 2014 02:52:04 -0400 MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell taking extended leave after taxi accident LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Cable news commentator Lawrence O'Donnell is taking a leave of several weeks from his job as host of the MSNBC program "The Last Word" to recuperate from injuries he suffered in a taxi accident while vacationing abroad, the network said on Monday. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:03:23 -0400 Netflix sees competition down, fees up if Comcast, TWC combine WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Netflix Inc, which opposes the proposed Comcast deal to buy rival Time Warner Cable Inc, outlined on Thursday the ways it thinks competition will be hurt if the merger goes ahead, most notably in the extraction of "arbitrary tolls." Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18:51:54 -0400 Factbox: Winners at the 2014 MTV Movie Awards (Reuters) - The MTV Movie Awards are decided by fans in online voting. The following are the winners at Sunday's ceremony: Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:26:47 -0400 A Minute With: Billy Bob Thornton on recasting himself for TV WEST HOLLYWOOD, California (Reuters) - Billy Bob Thornton, the actor of dark, psychological films such as "Sling Blade" and "A Simple Plan," takes a turn on the small screen as a laconic hit man in a TV adaptation of 1996 Oscar-winning black comedy "Fargo." Wed, 09 Apr 2014 16:03:18 -0400 DirecTV to resume hosting The Weather Channel from Wednesday (Reuters) - Satellite TV provider DirecTV said on Tuesday that it would resume airing The Weather Channel from Wednesday, ending a nearly three-month dispute. Tue, 08 Apr 2014 15:50:48 -0400 HBO renews 'Game of Thrones' for two more seasons LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The HBO fantasy epic "Game of Thrones" has been renewed for two more seasons, the premium cable network said on Tuesday, two days after the show's season four premiere drew the network's biggest audience in seven years. Tue, 08 Apr 2014 14:45:23 -0400 NBC executive predicts first win in a decade in key U.S. age group (Reuters) - Longtime ratings laggard NBC is expected to win this season's broadcast TV ratings race in the age group most prized by advertisers, 18 to 49, for the first time in a decade, NBC Universal Chief Executive Steve Burke said on Monday. Tue, 08 Apr 2014 02:59:35 -0400 'Game of Thrones' premiere gives HBO top draw since 'Sopranos' LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The season four premiere of fantasy epic "Game of Thrones" drew an average of 6.6 million viewers, making it the largest audience for HBO since the 2007 finale of mafia drama "The Sopranos," the premium cable network said on Monday. Mon, 07 Apr 2014 16:24:05 -0400 Don Draper at odds with changing world of 1968 as 'Mad Men' returns LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The dresses are shorter, the women are bolder and the weather is sunnier, but Don Draper has never been more at odds with the changing world around him, as AMC's advertising drama "Mad Men" enters its final season. Mon, 07 Apr 2014 16:12:41 -0400 Comedian John Pinette found dead in Pittsburgh hotel room at age 50 (Reuters) - John Pinette, a stand-up comedian who guest-starred as the victim of a carjacking in the final episode of the comedy show Seinfeld, has died at age 50, an official said on Sunday. Mon, 07 Apr 2014 15:31:39 -0400 TV journalist Barbara Walters announces retirement date NEW YORK (Reuters) - Pioneering American TV journalist Barbara Walters, who was the first woman to co-anchor an evening news program, will make her final television appearance on the morning talk show "The View" next month, the network ABC said on Monday. Mon, 07 Apr 2014 12:35:42 -0400 George Washington's spy ring comes alive in AMC drama 'Turn' LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The world of espionage has been brought to life by characters such as James Bond, Jason Bourne and Jack Bauer on film and television, but a new AMC drama is going back to spy origins with America's own founding father, George Washington. Fri, 04 Apr 2014 18:28:17 -0400