YouTube launches pay-to-watch subscription channels

YouTube has launched a trial scheme for paid channels on its website. Under the pilot program, a small number of content makers will offer the channels for subscriptions starting at $0.99 (£0.64) a month. Each channel will offer a free 14-day trial and many will have discounted annual rates. Although the initial 53-channel line-up is […]

24 series to return to television

24 series to return to US television Emmy-winning drama 24, which starred Kiefer Sutherland as a counter terrorist agent is to return to US TV, the show’s producer has confirmed. David Fury posted a message on Twitter, confirming the hit show will run on the Fox television network for 12 episodes. Spy Hollywood confirms, Sutherland […]

Bollywood Star Sanjay Dutt: India court rejects actor’s plea

India’s Supreme Court has rejected Bollywood star Sanjay Dutt’s petition asking the court to review its earlier order sending him to jail for firearms offences during the 1993 Mumbai blasts. The court said it saw “no merit’ in his plea. The actor is now set to go to jail by 16 May. He has been […]

The Oscars Voters Go Through The big Change “Moviepause”

The Academy Of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences is to allow all of its members to vote in the documentary shorts and foreign language film categories. Previously, members had to see the nominees in cinemas to be eligible to vote in the final round of balloting. However, DVDs and screeners will now be provided to […]