By Tony Wong Television Critic Tues., June 5, 2018 As if Donald Trump doesn’t have enough fake news to deal with, along comes Murphy Brown. Candice Bergen, now 72, is back in the broadcast news comedy that premiered in 1988 and ran for 10 seasons, making a name for itself then by taking aim at politicians such as George H.W. Bush and Bill Clinton. And you can likely expect big pushback from Trump when it debuts. That didn’t work for previous administrations. It became a ratings bonanza for the show when Dan Quayle, then U.S. vice-president, blamed Brown for being a single mother and calling it “wrong.” The comedy is part of the fall slate of 11 new shows unveiled by CityTv today as part of the upfront presentations by its parent company Rogers Media. Competitors CBC and Corus have already revealed their lineups in a busy week for advertisers and broadcasters. Also announced was another promising reboot: The Twilight Zone, which ran … [Read more...] about Murphy Brown will take on Donald Trump this fall on CityTv
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By Premila D’Sa Staff Reporter Thu., May 10, 2018 Call it Mystery of the Talking Inferno. TTC passengers taking an elevator at Dundas West station were treated on the passenger assistance intercom to an audio recording of Inferno, the fourth novel in author Dan Brown’s thriller series popularized by Tom Hanks’ film adaptations. “We’re just looking into how that could have happened, it is a little strange,” said TTC spokesperson Kadeem Griffiths. Griffiths said he cannot speak to what course of action the transit commission will take until after the investigation. The video of the talking elevator was posted on YouTube by a user named Michelle P on Wednesday. Article Continued Below The video was shared on Reddit where users suggested that a security guard listening to the audio book might have left the microphone on. Another person said it might be the default audio test file for the system. Griffiths said the TTC is still … [Read more...] about Why was this TTC elevator playing Dan Brown’s novel on the intercom?
SINGAPORE: Singapore's Parliament has a new furry mascot - a "young winged lion" called Parley. The Parliament of Singapore posted on Facebook in the voice of Parley on Monday (Apr 23). "Now that the Parliament of Singapore has launched its Instagram page, Speaker Tan Chuan-Jin has invited me to be one of its administrators. I’ll be sharing snapshots and nuggets of information on our Parliament’s history and what goes on behind these walls. So do keep a lookout for my posts!"According to the profile shared in the post, Parley stands for Proactive, Adventurous, Resourceful, Learned, Eloquent, Youthful. "As a young winged lion, I'm still desperately trying to lose my baby fat by whizzing about the skies as cardio and doing weights training with my Mace and the thickest Parliament library book," the tongue-in-cheek profile states. Like the Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau's white bear mascot Kopi Lim, Parley is said to have studied at the … [Read more...] about Singapore’s Parliament has a new mascot: Parley the winged lion
caption Knowledge is power. source Bill Gates Foundation Whether you want to launch an empire or become the best in your field, who better to consult than those who have achieved the peak of professional and financial success? That’s why we’ve rounded up 25 books by self-made billionaires. From the business insights of Bill Gates to the leadership lessons of Richard Branson, the wisdom collected in these pages extends far beyond the classroom. Learn how these masters of industry achieved the impossible, in their own words. ‘The Virgin Way’ by Richard Branson source Amazon Although Branson confesses he’s never read a book on leadership, his nearly 50-year entrepreneurial career has taught him a thing or two about building a business. In “The Virgin Way,” the billionaire founder of Virgin Group offers lessons on management and entrepreneurialism, including the importance of listening to others and hiring the right people. … [Read more...] about 25 books by billionaires that will teach you how to run the world
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), which organizes the Oscar awards, added 744 new members from 57 countries to its roster this year including three South Koreans.New members will be welcomed through an invitation-only reception in the fall.The three new Academy members from South Korea are filmmaker Kim Ki-duk, cinematographer Chung Chung-hoon and CJ Vice chairperson Lee Mie-kyung, according to Yonhap News.Lee oversees CJ's entertainment and media unit CJ E&M and has been living in the US since 2014, the report added.Kim Ki-duk won several international awards including best director at the Berlin International Film Festival in 2004 for "Samaritan Girl," best director at the Venice Film Festival in 2004 for "3-Iron" and Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival in 2012 for "Pieta."Chung's works include "Old Boy," "The Handmaiden," "The Unjust" and "Thirst."They join the list of South Koreans who are members of AMPAS including Park Chan-wook, Lee Byung Hun and … [Read more...] about 3 Koreans added to Oscars’ Academy: Check out complete list of new 744 members