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 Tue, 04 Aug 2015 15:52:16 -0400 5 /resources/images/mobile/small/logo.png 120 35 Reuters: Television News Miss Piggy and Kermit break up ahead of new ABC Muppets show LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Yet another Hollywood power couple bit the dust on Tuesday as Miss Piggy and Kermit the Frog announced their separation, conveniently setting a new dynamic for the upcoming "The Muppets" television show. Tue, 04 Aug 2015 15:27:32 -0400 Jon Stewart steps away from comedy gold as U.S. election heats up NEW YORK (Reuters) - Heartbroken fans are wishing Jon Stewart a "jonvoyage" on Twitter, but Donald Trump and the other 2016 U.S. presidential candidates may be breathing a sigh of relief. Tue, 04 Aug 2015 15:15:08 -0400 Three more 'Game of Thrones' seasons likely, HBO says BEVERLY HILLS, California (Reuters) - HBO's most-watched series, the medieval fantasy drama "Game of Thrones," will likely continue through three more seasons, a network executive said on Thursday, as he defended the show's gritty violence. Thu, 30 Jul 2015 21:03:24 -0400 British TV personality Cilla Black dies aged 72 LONDON (Reuters) - British television personality and singer Cilla Black, whose instantly recognizable Liverpool 'scouse' accent won over generations of music fans and television viewers, died in Spain aged 72, Spanish police said on Sunday. Sun, 02 Aug 2015 13:24:40 -0400 Clarkson and 'Top Gear' presenters sign with Amazon for new car show LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's former BBC "Top Gear" host Jeremy Clarkson has signed an exclusive deal with Amazon to present a new motoring show for the online retailer's subscription service alongside co-presenters Richard Hammond and James May. Thu, 30 Jul 2015 12:36:07 -0400 Tituss Burgess on 'Kimmy,' race and pinot noir BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (Reuters) - A glass of wine at his side, Actor Tituss Burgess says he is used to fans serenading him with his catchy "Pinot Noir" song from Netflix's hit comedy "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt." Wed, 29 Jul 2015 17:26:28 -0400 No ratings bonanza for Caitlyn Jenner's reality TV show NEW YORK (Reuters) - Caitlyn Jenner's new reality TV show drew 2.7 million viewers for its weekend premiere, according to ratings data released on Tuesday, a vast drop from the 17 million people who watched the former Olympic champion come out as a transgender woman in an April TV interview. Tue, 28 Jul 2015 12:21:57 -0400 Griswolds back on the road for family trip in 'Vacation' LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - More than 30 years after his father took him on a road trip to the Walley World theme park in "National Lampoon's Vacation", Rusty Griswold is back with his own family-bonding plans in "Vacation". Tue, 28 Jul 2015 06:39:54 -0400 U.S. TV networks court YouTube crowd in quest for digital viewers ANAHEIM, California (Reuters) - For the first time, cable TV network Nickelodeon staged a casting call at VidCon, a convention that draws stars of YouTube and social media like Vine, Instagram and Snapchat and their passionate followers. Sun, 26 Jul 2015 15:09:32 -0400 More camp antics in Netflix 'Wet Hot American Summer' revival (Reuters) - The original cast of "Wet Hot American Summer" return to Camp Firewood for more wild antics in a new eight-part Netflix series made as a prequel to the 2001 film, which initially flopped before gaining a cult following. Thu, 23 Jul 2015 16:43:38 -0400 Factbox: Jon Stewart stamped mark on U.S. political, pop culture NEW YORK (Reuters) - After 16 years of satirizing the eccentricities of American politics, TV news and culture, Jon Stewart steps down from Comedy Central's "The Daily Show" on Thursday. Tue, 04 Aug 2015 15:15:08 -0400 Jenner pulls back curtain on transgender life in TV's 'I Am Cait' LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - As Caitlyn Jenner plays tennis with her sister, the 65-year-old mocks her own athletic prowess with the quip "Bruce was a better tennis player than Caitlyn." Wed, 22 Jul 2015 17:06:02 -0400 HBO picks up former ESPN sports commentator Bill Simmons (Reuters) - Premium cable network HBO said on Wednesday it has signed an exclusive, multi-year agreement with sports commentator Bill Simmons, whose contract ESPN opted not to renew in May after a 15-year run on the sports network. Wed, 22 Jul 2015 14:26:20 -0400 Obama to appear on one of Jon Stewart's final 'Daily Show' episodes WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will tape his seventh appearance on Jon Stewart's "Daily Show" in New York on Tuesday, the White House said on Friday. Fri, 17 Jul 2015 14:03:41 -0400 Emmy nominations honor end of 'Mad Men,' debut of 'Transparent' LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The final season of AMC's advertising drama "Mad Men," Netflix's political thriller "House of Cards," and Amazon's new transgender comedy "Transparent" garnered 11 nominations each on Thursday for the 67th Emmy Awards, the highest honors in television. Fri, 17 Jul 2015 10:12:17 -0400 Damaged, dirty women do well in TV's Emmy nominations LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A word of warning to sensitive viewers: Some seriously damaged and foul-mouthed women are winning over the world of television. Thu, 16 Jul 2015 19:45:18 -0400 'Empire' snubbed, 'Big Bang Theory' out of TV's Emmy race (Reuters) - Fox's smash-hit, hip-hop drama "Empire" and old favorites "Big Bang Theory" and "The Good Wife" were elbowed out of the Emmy race on Thursday, while the Television Academy nominated a slew of new shows and actors for awards. Thu, 16 Jul 2015 14:57:31 -0400 Cable channel cancels '19 Kids and Counting' after Duggar molestation disclosure LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Cable television channel TLC canceled its reality show "19 Kids and Counting" on Thursday, citing controversy surrounding the disclosure of child molestation in the Duggar family at the heart of the series. Thu, 16 Jul 2015 13:56:29 -0400 Factbox: Key nominees for the Emmy Awards (Reuters) - Following is a list of nominations in key categories for the Primetime Emmy Awards, the highest honors in U.S. television, announced on Thursday. Thu, 16 Jul 2015 13:30:00 -0400 Pay-TV to reach one in five German households this year FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Pay-TV is set to reach one in five German households for the first time this year, the VPRT association of German private broadcasters forecast on Wednesday. Wed, 15 Jul 2015 13:11:37 -0400