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Edward Snowden says he was trained ``as a spy``

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 11:06

Former U.S. spy agency contractor Edward Snowden, who leaked details of massive U.S. intelligence-gathering programs, said in a U.S. TV interview he "was trained as a spy" and had worked undercover overseas for U.S. government agencies.

David Letterman to retire from CBS ''Late Show'' in 2015

Last Updated: Friday, April 04, 2014, 04:52

Letterman, 66, began hosting the show on CBS in August 1993, after leaving the rival NBC network, where he had hosted the "Late Night with David Letterman" show for many years.

Comcast, Time Warner confirm $45 billion merger

Last Updated: Thursday, February 13, 2014, 20:42

Cable operator Comcast Thursday announced it plans to buy Time Warner Cable for about USD 45.2 billion in an all-stock deal that would combine the top two US cable TV companies.

`The Michael J. Fox Show` pulled off after one season

Last Updated: Friday, February 07, 2014, 19:05

` The Michael J. Fox Show` has been cancelled by NBC within its first season.

Twitter hires NBC News executive Schiller as head of news

Last Updated: Friday, October 25, 2013, 09:52

Twitter hired NBC News digital executive Vivian Schiller as the head of news after months of speculation since the social media platform posted a job listing for the position last spring.

NBC chief tipped for Twitter's news chief position

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 09, 2013, 19:25

Sources said that Schiller, 52, is in negotiations with Twitter to become its first head of news but is yet to decide on the offer.

Jessica Simpson to star in semi-autobiographical comedy

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 16, 2013, 14:57

Singer-actress Jessica Simpson, who is expecting her second child with fiancé Eric Johnson, is all set to star in an untitled comedy which is based on her life.

National Engineering Industries to invest Rs 700 cr in 4 years

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 05, 2012, 19:10

Earlier, the company had announced an investment of Rs 500 crore till 2016.

Angelina Jolie backs sacked NBC show host Ann Curry

Last Updated: Thursday, August 23, 2012, 11:59

Angelina Jolie has reached out to sacked ‘Today’ co-host Ann Curry telling her that if TV network NBC ever wanted an interview with her or Brad Pitt, they will have to bring the veteran journalist back.

NBC forced to apologize for showing monkey ad right after Douglas’ gold medal win

Last Updated: Saturday, August 04, 2012, 12:10

American television network NBC was forced to apologize for showing an ill-timed advertisement featuring a monkey doing gymnastics, right after African origin Gabby Douglas won a gold medal for the US in gymnastics, sparking racism fears.

Will ‘Smash’ splash or crash for NBC?

Last Updated: Saturday, February 04, 2012, 12:26

‘Smash’ is a backstage tale of writers, directors, producers and aspiring actresses working to create a new Broadway musical based on the life of Monroe.

Express concern over Leno joke: UK MPs to govt

Last Updated: Thursday, January 26, 2012, 21:15

Leno, flashed a picture of the Golden Temple on his programme and termed it as a possible summer home of Rep presidential candidate Mitt Romney.