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Meghan and Harry sign Netflix deal

03 September 2020

LONDON/LOS ANGELES – Britain’s Prince Harry and his American-born wife Meghan signed an exclusive multiyear production deal with Netflix Inc., a major step in their plan to make a living for themselves outside the royal family. Read More


MTV dedicates awards to Boseman

01 September 2020

NEW YORK – Youth channel MTV dedicated its Video Music Awards show on Sunday to Chadwick Boseman, calling the “Black Panther” star, whose death last week at age 43 shocked fans around the world, a “true hero.” Read More


Black Panther star loses battle with cancer

28 August 2020

American actor Chadwick Boseman, best known for his role in Black Panther, has died of cancer. Read More


Lola Lennox releases single

28 August 2020

LONDON – Having a Grammy award-winning mother setting the standard wasn’t always easy for singer Lola Lennox – but any initial intimidation she felt she managed to turn into drive, she said. Read More


Ancestors given keys to Freedom Park

24 August 2020

Barbadians made a spiritual connection to their slave ancestors yesterday as the Rock Hall Freedom Park in St Thomas was officially opened. Read More


Freedom Park to reopen, Nelson to stay longer

21 August 2020

The long-delayed Rock Hall Freedom Park in St Thomas will be officially opened on Sunday afternoon to mark the end of the 2020 Season of Emancipation, however, the planned removal of the statue of Lord Nelson on that day has been delayed. Read More


Three leave Ellen Show

20 August 2020

LOS ANGELES – Three top producers on The Ellen DeGeneres Show exited the popular television talk show, Warner Bros said, after an internal investigation into complaints of bullying, racism and sexual misconduct against them. Read More


The Rock is highest paid male actor

16 August 2020

LOS ANGELES – Wrestler-turned-movie star Dwayne Johnson clung to the top slot on the list of the world’s highest-paid male actors for a second straight year, according to an annual tally released by Forbes magazine recently. Read More


Mulan skipping most theatres for streaming platforms

05 August 2020

LOS ANGELES – Walt Disney Co.’s live-action epic Mulan will skip most of the world’s movie theatres and go directly to the company’s streaming platform in September, the media giant said on Tuesday. Read More


Ellen promises better culture on set

04 August 2020

LOS ANGELES – Ellen DeGeneres sent an emotional message to the staff of her television talk show saying she was taking steps to improve the culture on set following accusations of a hostile working environment. Read More


Oprah to tackle racism in new series

29 July 2020

LOS ANGELES – Oprah Winfrey is returning to her talk show format with a new series on Apple TV+, whose first episodes will focus on racism in the United States, Apple Inc. and Winfrey announced on Monday. Read More


Talk show host Regis passes

25 July 2020

Regis Philbin, a familiar face to TV viewers as an energetic and funny talk and game show host who logged more hours in front of the camera than anyone else in the history of U.S. television, has died aged 88, People magazine said on Saturday, citing a statement by... Read More


New home for Art Gallery

24 July 2020

The Barbados National Art Gallery (BNAG) now has a place to call home. Read More


People’s Monarch still on

24 July 2020

There is no shortage of new local music on the airwaves this summer despite the cancellation of the Crop Over Festival. Read More


Holding on to Hope

24 July 2020

West Indies skipper Jason Holder has thrown his full support behind top-order batsman Shai Hope ahead of the final Test in the historic bio-secure series which starts today against England at the Emirates, Old Trafford. Read More


VIDEO Crop Over Souvenir 2020: Edwin Yearwood

18 July 2020

Some would be surprised ‘The General’ Edwin Yearwood started his entertainment career by winning a national singing competition at the age of 14 with a ballad. Read More


VIDEO Crop Over Souvenir 2020: Mikey

17 July 2020

Welcome to the first episode of Crop Over Souvenir: The Digital Series as we introduce four-time Party Monarch winner Michael ‘Mikey’ Mercer. Read More


Movie chains sue New Jersey governor over closures

09 July 2020

Six movie theatre chains, including AMC Entertainment, Cinemark and Regal Cinemas, have sued New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy for refusing to let them resume operations, even after allowing churches, retailers and indoor shopping malls to reopen during the coronavirus... Read More


Abuse allegations are a hoax, says Depp

08 July 2020

LONDON – Hollywood star Johnny Depp told London’s High Court on Wednesday that allegations he had physically abused his ex-wife Amber Heard were a hoax built up over years during their relationship as an ‘insurance policy’. Read More


Sesame Street special tackles COVID

21 June 2020

Elmo, Cookie Monster and Muppets from Asia and the Middle East are joining forces for a special episode of “Sesame Street” aimed at helping kids cope with a world turned upside down by the coronavirus pandemic. Read More


Government providing funds for creatives and sports people

21 June 2020

Registered cultural practitioners, the entertainment fraternity and sportspeople are now able to access funding to support their digital projects as Barbados struggles to manage the economic fallout and displacement due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More


Instead of an announcement via the Throne Speech, should Barbadians decide via referendum whether the country becomes a republic?