LONDON — U.K. media regulator Ofcom has ruled that an episode of BBC motoring show “Top Gear” shot in Burma broke British broadcasting rules through its use of a racial slur. The show has a massive…
LONDON — U.K. media regulator Ofcom said on Wednesday that it would launch an investigation into satcaster BSkyB over the wholesale supply of its sports channels after a complaint from telecom…
LONDON -- Measures to tackle internet piracy in Blighty finally moved forward on Tuesday as media regulator Ofcom unveiled a "three strikes and you're sued" system for illegal downloaders.
Hundreds of jobs are at risk at Blighty's commercial broadcaster ITV as regulator Ofcom announced proposals to dramatically cut its public service commitments, including regional news shows.
ITV has been fined an eye-watering £5.6 million ($11.06 million) -- nearly three times the previous record fine imposed on a British TV station -- for repeatedly ripping off audiences in TV phone-in…
Stephen Carter, former topper of cabler company NTL, will be chief executive of Ofcom, Blighty's new super-regulator for the media and telecom industries.
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Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy1Weekend:$17.6M Disney
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles2Weekend:$16.8M Paramount Pictures
If I Stay
If I Stay3Weekend:$16.4M Warner Brothers / New Line