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BBC: China's Jamming Our Frequencies

AP | Posted 04.27.2013 | Media

LONDON (AP) — The BBC says it has received reports that its world service English shortwave radio frequencies are being jammed in China and condemns...

BBC Leaders Bash Own Company

AP | RAPHAEL SATTER | Posted 04.24.2013 | Media

LONDON — The BBC is a bloated, top-heavy, and poorly led corporation staffed by dull executives and backbiting journalists – and that's ju...

BBC Apologizes For Mortifying Oscar Pistorius Blunder

Posted 04.21.2013 | Media

The BBC was forced to apologize Tuesday for playing Jimi Hendrix's "Hey Joe" immediately after a news report about the Oscar Pistorius murder trial on...

Watch: BBC Far Behind PBS in Celebrating Parks at 100

David Tereshchuk | Posted 04.17.2013 | Media
David Tereshchuk

From London, BBC World Service Radio is promoting, world-wide of course, a forthcoming special devoted to a quintessential bit of American history. Trouble is, the BBC's timing is just a little off -- or at least a tad late.

BBC Announces Shakeup After Savile Scandal

The Hollywood Reporter | Posted 02.14.2013 | Media

UPDATED: Tony Hall expands Tim Davie's role as head of BBC Worldwide and names BBC News director Helen Boaden as head of BBC Radio. Incoming BBC bo...

The So-Called 'British' 'Mad Men' Has Been Canceled

Posted 02.12.2013 | TV

BBC announced on Tuesday that "The Hour" has been canceled. The period drama, which often drew comparisons to "Mad Men," ran for two seasons and sa...

Open Letter to Al Gore, Regarding Aljazeera

MP Nunan | Posted 04.07.2013 | Media
MP Nunan

You've had a tough week or two, haven't you? You're doing the talk show rounds to promote your new book, but all the interviewers want to talk about is the degree of hypocrisy with which you sold out to Big Oil, when you sold Current TV to Aljazeera. You need to come out swinging.

Lost Star Dominic Monaghan Reacts to Driveshaft "You All Everybody" Covers

Shira Lazar | Posted 04.01.2013 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

Dominic Monaghan today stars on the BBC nature/travel show Wild Things, but he's perhaps best known to pop culture junkies as Charlie Pace on the TV adventure series Lost.

Gordon Ramsay's Ultimate Cookery Course

Anne Maxfield | Posted 03.31.2013 | Home
Anne Maxfield

Until this show, Gordon Ramsay was on my short list of chefs I could care less about. Here he's charming, laid-back and informative. There are lots of useful tips, the recipes are easy and straight-forward and the food looks delicious!

Iran Using Fake Blogs To Target BBC Reporters

The Huffington Post | Shirin Barghi | Posted 01.25.2013 | World

With only a few months left until the June presidential elections, the Iranian government has come up with an unprecedented string of creative tactics...

Lost Star Dominic Monaghan vs. Deadly Animals in New BBC Series

Shira Lazar | Posted 03.25.2013 | TV
Shira Lazar

Dominic Monaghan has starred in not one but TWO classic geek franchises -- the Lord of the Rings films and Lost. Now he's following his passion for animals and travel by creating a BBC America nature show, Wild Things, in which he stalks some of the world's most rare and fascinating insects.

Weirdest One Direction Parodies Ever? (VIDEO)

Posted 01.14.2013 | Teen

Our Monday morning got a whole lot better when we uncovered a couple One Direction-related viral videos circulating around the Internet -- and while t... Launches Auto Site with Cadillac Sponsoring, Plans Additonal Verticals

Andy Plesser | Posted 05.30.2013 | Media
Andy Plesser

The is making a commitment to new content verticals with the launch of an automobile site and plans for culture and business sites, says N...

Major BBC Host Has Stroke

AP | Posted 03.11.2013 | Media

LONDON (AP) — The BBC says broadcaster Andrew Marr has suffered a stroke and is recovering in a hospital. Marr, 53, hosts a popular e...

Haim, Three Sisters From LA, Has Just Been Anointed by the BBC -- Soon America Will Find Out Why

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 03.09.2013 | Entertainment
Jesse Kornbluth

The band is sometimes described as a latter-day Fleetwood Mac, but Este, Alana and Danielle Haim are so much more than that.

Royal Mail Releases 'Dr. Who' Stamps

Posted 01.02.2013 | TV

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of BBC's "Dr. Who," the Royal Mail is releasing collectible stamps featuring the show's characters. "It's 50...

Buffett: Fiscal Cliff 'Can Be Solved'

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 12.28.2012 | Business

Warren Buffett is not worried about the impending fiscal cliff, so we can all probably calm down now. In an interview with BBC Radio 4 Friday morn...

BBC Scandal Takes Another Turn

AP | Posted 02.25.2013 | Media

LONDON -- Britain's public spending watchdog says it will investigate severance packages at the BBC in the wake of a highly-criticized payout to the b...

WATCH: Clara Takes Center Stage In 'Doctor Who' Season 7 Trailer

Posted 12.26.2012 | TV

"Doctor Who" officially introduced fans to Clara Oswin Oswald in the 2012 Christmas special and the new companion is wasting no time in taking center ...

BBC Editor Emerges As Leading Candidate To Run 'Newsnight' Amidst Sex Abuse Scandal | Posted 02.20.2013 | Media

The editor of the BBC's Daily and Sunday Politics shows has emerged as the leading candidate to be the next editor of Newsnight....

Downton Fever Hits the British Embassy

Sir Peter Westmacott | Posted 02.14.2013 | Entertainment
Sir Peter Westmacott

Downton has clearly struck a nostalgic nerve on both sides of the Pond. Episodes of its third season have attracted British audiences of between 10 and 12 million -- about one in every six Brits.

BBC Impresses Need To Diversify Gay Characters

Posted 12.14.2012 | TV

A new study from the BBC has the network realizing the need to do more than just put gay characters on screen -- it needs to diversity them. The BB...

Zeebox CTO Anthony Rose: We're Building a "Google Search Engine Equivalent, but for Live TV"

Andy Plesser | Posted 05.30.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

Zeebox, the second screen app,  which is being widely deployed in the U.S. by NBC Universal, FOX and HBO, will launch a "synched ad" platform...

Another BBC Host Hit With Pedophilia Charges

Reuters | Posted 02.04.2013 | Media

LONDON, Dec 5 (Reuters) - A veteran BBC TV and radio presenter was charged with three counts of indecent assault by British police o...

J.K. Rowling's 'Casual Vacancy' Coming To TV

The Huffington Post | Chris Harnick | Posted 12.03.2012 | TV

"The Casual Vacancy" is coming to BBC. J.K. Rowling's latest novel will become a series with the author collaborating "closely" on the project, accord...