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Copyright 2008 Reuters en-us Thu, 31 Jul 2014 17:37:40 -0400 5 /resources/images/mobile/small/logo.png 120 35 Reuters: Television News http://us.mobile.reuters.com/category/televisionNews?irpc=932 Allison Williams to star in NBC's live 'Peter Pan' musical http://us.mobile.reuters.com/article/televisionNews/idUSKBN0FZ25C20140730?rpc=932&ca=rdt&feedType=RSS&feedName=televisionNews NEW YORK (Reuters) - Allison Williams, who stars in the HBO comedy "Girls," will play Peter Pan opposite Christopher Walken as Captain Hook in the TV musical special "Peter Pan Live! on NBC," the television network said on Wednesday. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 14:40:52 -0400 http://us.mobile.reuters.com/article/televisionNews/idUSKBN0FZ25C20140730?rpc=932&ca=rdt&feedType=RSS&feedName=televisionNews 'Sharknado 2' creates feeding frenzy on Twitter, record audience for Syfy http://us.mobile.reuters.com/article/televisionNews/idUSKBN0G02KR20140731?rpc=932&ca=rdt&feedType=RSS&feedName=televisionNews LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Flying sharks chomping through New York City drew a record audience for Syfy's "Sharknado 2: The Second One," and became the most tweeted-about TV movie on social media, the U.S. cable network said on Thursday. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 17:09:00 -0400 http://us.mobile.reuters.com/article/televisionNews/idUSKBN0G02KR20140731?rpc=932&ca=rdt&feedType=RSS&feedName=televisionNews 'American Ninja Warrior' princess packs mental and physical punch http://us.mobile.reuters.com/article/televisionNews/idUSKBN0FX0P720140729?rpc=932&ca=rdt&feedType=RSS&feedName=televisionNews NEW YORK (Reuters) - When gymnast Kacy Catanzaro, the first woman to reach the finals of the “American Ninja Warrior” fitness TV competition show, faces an unfamiliar challenge she closes her eyes and pictures herself conquering it. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:51:09 -0400 http://us.mobile.reuters.com/article/televisionNews/idUSKBN0FX0P720140729?rpc=932&ca=rdt&feedType=RSS&feedName=televisionNews A Minute With: Jon Voight on his second act, on smaller screen http://us.mobile.reuters.com/article/televisionNews/idUSKBN0FS11H20140723?rpc=932&ca=rdt&feedType=RSS&feedName=televisionNews BEVERLY HILLS Calif. (Reuters) - When Jon Voight joined the growing list of top-flight film actors on television last year as a small-time Boston gangster on drama "Ray Donovan," he felt the role of the aging family patriarch take him back to his early days as a character actor. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 07:21:54 -0400 http://us.mobile.reuters.com/article/televisionNews/idUSKBN0FS11H20140723?rpc=932&ca=rdt&feedType=RSS&feedName=televisionNews Tax credit shortfall costs California TV, movie production revenues http://us.mobile.reuters.com/article/televisionNews/idUSKBN0FU01F20140725?rpc=932&ca=rdt&feedType=RSS&feedName=televisionNews SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A growing number of TV series and film crews have left California in search of tax credits elsewhere, causing $2 billion in revenue losses over the past four years to a state that is home to Hollywood and the U.S. production industry, a report said on Thursday.    Thu, 24 Jul 2014 20:32:18 -0400 http://us.mobile.reuters.com/article/televisionNews/idUSKBN0FU01F20140725?rpc=932&ca=rdt&feedType=RSS&feedName=televisionNews House passes satellite TV law reauthorization bill http://us.mobile.reuters.com/article/televisionNews/idUSKBN0FR2E620140722?rpc=932&ca=rdt&feedType=RSS&feedName=televisionNews WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The House of Representatives on Tuesday voted to reauthorize a law allowing satellite providers such as Dish Network Corp and DirecTV to bring in TV signals from other markets when subscribers cannot pick up local stations. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:50:24 -0400 http://us.mobile.reuters.com/article/televisionNews/idUSKBN0FR2E620140722?rpc=932&ca=rdt&feedType=RSS&feedName=televisionNews Actor James Garner of 'The Rockford Files' dead at 86 http://us.mobile.reuters.com/article/televisionNews/idUSKBN0FP0C420140722?rpc=932&ca=rdt&feedType=RSS&feedName=televisionNews LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Actor James Garner, best known for his prime-time television roles as the wisecracking frontier gambler on "“Maverick" and as an ex-con turned private eye on "“The Rockford Files," has died at age 86, Los Angeles police confirmed early on Sunday. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 09:53:24 -0400 http://us.mobile.reuters.com/article/televisionNews/idUSKBN0FP0C420140722?rpc=932&ca=rdt&feedType=RSS&feedName=televisionNews 'Fargo' TV miniseries gets second season on FX with new cast http://us.mobile.reuters.com/article/televisionNews/idUSKBN0FQ1VX20140721?rpc=932&ca=rdt&feedType=RSS&feedName=televisionNews BEVERLY HILLS Calif. (Reuters) - "Fargo," the Emmy-nominated television mini-series inspired by the Coen brothers' cult film, has been renewed for a second season that will feature a new storyline and characters, cable network FX said on Monday. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 14:43:49 -0400 http://us.mobile.reuters.com/article/televisionNews/idUSKBN0FQ1VX20140721?rpc=932&ca=rdt&feedType=RSS&feedName=televisionNews Israel fund to invest $55 million in TV shows for sale abroad http://us.mobile.reuters.com/article/televisionNews/idUSKBN0FQ0YH20140721?rpc=932&ca=rdt&feedType=RSS&feedName=televisionNews TEL AVIV (Reuters) - The TV Format Fund aims to capitalize on the recent success of Israeli television shows such as spy thriller "Homeland" in Hollywood by investing in new formats created in Israel and selling them abroad. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 18:13:59 -0400 http://us.mobile.reuters.com/article/televisionNews/idUSKBN0FQ0YH20140721?rpc=932&ca=rdt&feedType=RSS&feedName=televisionNews Grey's Dr McDreamy's life in fast lane http://us.mobile.reuters.com/article/televisionNews/idUSKBN0FN1LO20140718?rpc=932&ca=rdt&feedType=RSS&feedName=televisionNews HOCKENHEIM Germany (Reuters) - Patrick Dempsey, known to many millions worldwide as "Dr McDreamy" from U.S. network series Grey's Anatomy, is learning new lines. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 09:28:32 -0400 http://us.mobile.reuters.com/article/televisionNews/idUSKBN0FN1LO20140718?rpc=932&ca=rdt&feedType=RSS&feedName=televisionNews U.S. House passes satellite TV law reauthorization bill http://us.mobile.reuters.com/article/televisionNews/idUSKBN0FR2DR20140722?rpc=932&ca=rdt&feedType=RSS&feedName=televisionNews WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday voted to reauthorize a law allowing satellite providers such as Dish Network Corp and DirecTV to bring in TV signals from other markets when subscribers cannot pick up local stations. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 16:49:03 -0400 http://us.mobile.reuters.com/article/televisionNews/idUSKBN0FR2DR20140722?rpc=932&ca=rdt&feedType=RSS&feedName=televisionNews Actor James Garner of 'The Rockford Files' dead at 86: TMZ.com http://us.mobile.reuters.com/article/televisionNews/idUSKBN0FP07220140720?rpc=932&ca=rdt&feedType=RSS&feedName=televisionNews LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Actor James Garner, best known for his prime-time television roles as the wisecracking frontier gambler on "“Maverick" and as an ex-con turned private eye on "“The Rockford Files," has died at age 86, the celebrity news website TMZ reported on Sunday. Sun, 20 Jul 2014 05:28:30 -0400 http://us.mobile.reuters.com/article/televisionNews/idUSKBN0FP07220140720?rpc=932&ca=rdt&feedType=RSS&feedName=televisionNews A Minute With: Guillermo del Toro on going full gore for TV http://us.mobile.reuters.com/article/televisionNews/idUSKBN0FL1AY20140716?rpc=932&ca=rdt&feedType=RSS&feedName=televisionNews LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Mexican film director Guillermo del Toro doesn't seem to be holding much back in his often terrifying and visually arresting movies, and yet, he says television today allows him even more freedom to create. Wed, 16 Jul 2014 08:28:42 -0400 http://us.mobile.reuters.com/article/televisionNews/idUSKBN0FL1AY20140716?rpc=932&ca=rdt&feedType=RSS&feedName=televisionNews Comedian Jon Stewart tells Hillary Clinton 'you've declared already' http://us.mobile.reuters.com/article/televisionNews/idUSKBN0FL0UN20140716?rpc=932&ca=rdt&feedType=RSS&feedName=televisionNews (Reuters) - Hillary Clinton has faced relentless speculation over her White House aspirations, but it took "Daily Show" host Jon Stewart a matter of minutes on Tuesday night to conclude using a satirical "career-aptitude test" she was campaign-ready. Wed, 16 Jul 2014 05:41:17 -0400 http://us.mobile.reuters.com/article/televisionNews/idUSKBN0FL0UN20140716?rpc=932&ca=rdt&feedType=RSS&feedName=televisionNews California politicians call for Fox News host to resign over slur http://us.mobile.reuters.com/article/televisionNews/idUSKBN0FJ2EB20140715?rpc=932&ca=rdt&feedType=RSS&feedName=televisionNews BERKELEY Calif. (Reuters) - Two California politicians have called for a host of Fox News Channel's "The Five" program to resign over his use of racially charged language, saying Bob Beckel's use of the term "Chinamen" was offensive. Mon, 14 Jul 2014 20:28:45 -0400 http://us.mobile.reuters.com/article/televisionNews/idUSKBN0FJ2EB20140715?rpc=932&ca=rdt&feedType=RSS&feedName=televisionNews Ex-Minnesota governor says TV career halted by sniper's claims http://us.mobile.reuters.com/article/televisionNews/idUSKBN0FJ29920140715?rpc=932&ca=rdt&feedType=RSS&feedName=televisionNews ST. PAUL Minn. (Reuters) - Former Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura told a court on Monday his annual income dropped sharply after his reputation was damaged by what he called a fictitious passage in a book by a former Navy SEAL who said the two had gotten in a bar fight. Mon, 14 Jul 2014 20:25:29 -0400 http://us.mobile.reuters.com/article/televisionNews/idUSKBN0FJ29920140715?rpc=932&ca=rdt&feedType=RSS&feedName=televisionNews Chinese prosecutors detain top TV news anchor http://us.mobile.reuters.com/article/televisionNews/idUSKBN0FI06920140714?rpc=932&ca=rdt&feedType=RSS&feedName=televisionNews BEIJING (Reuters) - Prosecutors detained a top Chinese news anchor shortly before a nightly broadcast, state media reported, as authorities extend anti-corruption efforts deeper into the country's media industry. Mon, 14 Jul 2014 00:26:33 -0400 http://us.mobile.reuters.com/article/televisionNews/idUSKBN0FI06920140714?rpc=932&ca=rdt&feedType=RSS&feedName=televisionNews Texas auction house sells Lone Ranger outfit for $195,000 http://us.mobile.reuters.com/article/televisionNews/idUSKBN0FH0RL20140712?rpc=932&ca=rdt&feedType=RSS&feedName=televisionNews DALLAS (Reuters) - The western-style outfit actor Clayton Moore wore for appearances as the mysterious, masked Lone Ranger after portraying the character on the popular TV series sold for $195,000 at auction on Saturday, the auction house said. Sat, 12 Jul 2014 16:18:58 -0400 http://us.mobile.reuters.com/article/televisionNews/idUSKBN0FH0RL20140712?rpc=932&ca=rdt&feedType=RSS&feedName=televisionNews TV newcomers 'True Detective,' 'Orange' storm Emmys race http://us.mobile.reuters.com/article/televisionNews/idUSKBN0FF1F620140711?rpc=932&ca=rdt&feedType=RSS&feedName=televisionNews LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Television newcomers "True Detective," a crime drama from HBO, and "Orange is the New Black," a dark prison comedy from Netflix, racked up a dozen Emmy nominations each on Thursday in a challenge to stalwarts like "Breaking Bad" and "Modern Family." Fri, 11 Jul 2014 01:01:21 -0400 http://us.mobile.reuters.com/article/televisionNews/idUSKBN0FF1F620140711?rpc=932&ca=rdt&feedType=RSS&feedName=televisionNews Reactions of nominees for Emmy Awards, TV's highest honors http://us.mobile.reuters.com/article/televisionNews/idUSKBN0FF1XR20140710?rpc=932&ca=rdt&feedType=RSS&feedName=televisionNews (Reuters) - The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences announced nominees on Thursday for the Emmy Awards, television's highest honors. Thu, 10 Jul 2014 19:44:02 -0400 http://us.mobile.reuters.com/article/televisionNews/idUSKBN0FF1XR20140710?rpc=932&ca=rdt&feedType=RSS&feedName=televisionNews