Today’s TV weather forecast: Forked lightning with a very chilly snap. Forget reality TV, the bitchiest television show around is not an episode of Real Housewives it’s a morning news show in Philadelphia
Jury selection has began in a Los Angeles civil trial that will revisit the chequered life and sudden death of superstar Michael Jackson before a planned comeback that he had hoped would revive his tattered personal and musical reputation. Jackson’s elderly mother Katherine is suing AEG Live, the promoters of a never-realised series of 2009 London concerts, for the wrongful death of her son, alleging they were negligent in hiring Dr Conrad Murray to care for the singer while he rehearsed for a planned series of 50 shows
The lower house of Argentina’s Congress has approved a controversial media law that spells out media ownership rules and calls for the creation of a regulatory agency. The measure passed Thursday by a vote of 147 to 4, but the wide margin does not reflect the heated debate over it.
Britain’s Prince Harry turned 25 Tuesday in the knowledge that he is now entitled to part of the multi-million dollar inheritance left to him by his late mother. Harry was just 12 years old when Diana, Princess of Wales, was killed in a car crash in Paris in 1997
The Venezuelan government initiated a new charge against a private television broadcaster and said that 29 additional radio stations would soon be closed, the latest move in what critics call a crackdown on freedom of expression. The Saturday announcement by Minister of Public Works and Housing Diosdado Cabello, who oversees the state telecommunications regulator, came at a counter-rally to marches protesting the hardline tactics of President Hugo Chavez