Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox has said it would sell off Sky News to Disney after facing regulatory concerns over Fox’s monopoly on the British news market. Earlier this year, Disney proposed a takeover of all of 21st Century Fox, which has yet to be approved by regulators.
Roseanne Barr, John Goodman and Sara Gilbert will return to 'Roseanne’ 20 years later on March 27. The ABC show will cover issues like the opioid crisis, illegal immigration, President Trump (Barr is a vocal supporter) and gender identity from a working-class perspective.
Ecuador suspended internet access for Julian Assange for concern he was harming its relationships with the UK and Europe. The WikiLeaks founder received Ecuadorian citizenship and has lived in the country’s London Embassy since 2012 to avoid deportation to the U.S.
On Sunday, FX premiered its show ‘Trust,’ about the life of American businessman J. Paul Getty, who built his family’s fortune in oil. Dubbed at one point the richest man in the world, he’s known for his artistic endeavors, miserliness and the kidnapping of his grandson.
Co-founder of Miramax Films and The Weinstein Company, film mogul Harvey Weinstein helped produce such acclaimed features as 'Pulp Fiction,' 'Good Will Hunting' and 'Shakespeare in Love.' He was fired from his studio in 2017 amid allegations of sexual harassment.
Bill Gates will make an appearance on CBS’ current season of ‘The Big Bang Theory’ this March. The Microsoft co-founder will play himself in an episode where Penny hosts him at work. Buzz Aldrin, Stephen Hawking and Elon Musk have also made appearances.
Google co-founder Larry Page has unveiled his new fully electric, self-piloting flying taxis. One of Page’s companies has completed “stealth” testing and will now pair with New Zealand for an official certification process in the hopes of creating the “Uber” of flying taxis in three years.
The world's richest person, Jeff Bezos has accumulated as much wealth as 2.3 million average Americans. The Amazon co-founder and CEO surpassed both Bill Gates and Warren Buffett on Forbes’ billionaires list in 2017, with his net worth up to $127 million today.
Silvio Berlusconi appeared at a political rally a week before parliamentary elections to support his party. Pundits say the former Italian president, who is still popular among fans despite a series of sex scandals and legal cases, may be trying to make a political comeback.