Lesotho probes tapping of new PM's office

2017-07-29 20:02

Lesotho authorities are investigating a security breach after wire-tapping gadgets were discovered in the office of the new prime minister earlier this week, an official has said.

Ramaphosa hails 'peaceful, democratic' election in Lesotho

2017-06-07 11:02

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa, who is also the Southern African Development Community facilitator, has hailed the "peaceful and democratic" election in Lesotho, as he extended his "profound congratulations" to the mountain kingdom, a statement says.

A boy's father becomes a woman on new TV reality show

2015-06-16 20:00

A boy and his father who becomes a woman cope on ABC Family's unscripted series Becoming Us.

TV presenter finds out she has breast cancer after an on-air mammogram

2013-11-13 07:00

A month after undergoing a mammogram on Good Morning America, ABC's Amy Robach said she has breast cancer and will have a double mastectomy and reconstructive surgery this week.

Modern Family gay couple 'should marry'

2013-05-16 13:04

The American Civil Liberties Union is lobbying for Mitchell and Cameron, the gay couple on TV sitcom Modern Family, to get married.

Bachelor discrimination case dismissed

2012-10-16 08:37

A judge has dismissed a case filed by two black men who claimed ABC'S reality dating shows, The Bachelor and The Bachelorette, discriminated against casting participants of colour.

The Bachelor sued over 'racial bias'

2012-04-19 08:34

TV network ABC has been sued for alleged racial discrimination for featuring only white people in the lead roles on its popular dating shows The Bachelor and The Bachelorette.

Kelly Clarkson joins new talent show

2012-03-09 14:52

American Idol winner Kelly Clarkson has joined the judging panel of new TV talent show called Duets, alongside Lionel Richie and Robin Thicke.

Profanity on Modern Family draws fury

2012-01-18 07:29

An anti-profanity crusader is asking the ABC television network to pull this week's Modern Family episode about a cursing toddler.

Australia axes royal wedding satire

2011-04-28 08:57

Australia's national broadcaster has been forced to axe a satirical live commentary of the royal wedding after the Royal Family made clear they were not amused.


Ramaphosa to attend Lesotho PM Thabane's inauguration

2017-06-15 11:34

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa, who is also SADC facilitator, is set to attend the inauguration ceremony of Prime Minister-elect Tom Thabane in Lesotho, the presidency says. This is despite news of the shooting of Thabane's wife.

Roseanne is coming back and The Bachelor is doing an olympics

2017-05-17 09:36

Roseanne, one of TV's rare working-class comedies, will return to ABC and The Bachelor ups the love stakes with winter games.

Lesotho Parly likely to unseat PM – opposition

2014-09-02 12:57

Lesotho PM Tom Thabane is likely to be ousted when parliament convenes, following an agreement by the warring parties in the mountain nation to work together to restore stability.

ABC apologises for child's joke on Jimmy Kimmel's show

2013-10-29 17:00

ABC is apologising for a segment of Jimmy Kimmel Live in which a child joked about killing Chinese people to help erase the US debt.

Video: US networks bungle Oscar coverage

2013-02-20 10:41

A South African reporter based in New York has been keeping track of the Oscar Pistorius coverage in the US - and this is where they're slipping up.

ABC draws more viewers to Emmys

2012-09-25 08:45

The Emmy Awards telecast on ABC has attracted a bigger audience than a year earlier as viewers watched new psychological thriller Homeland secure major wins.

Madonna's perfume ad too racy for TV

2012-04-02 13:19

Disney-owned channel ABC has insisted that Madonna's perfume commercial be digitally altered to cover up her breasts and buttocks before it is aired. Watch it here.

Oscars TV audience cracks 39m

2012-02-28 08:26

More than 39 million Americans watched the 2012 Oscars ceremony, up from 2011, despite a show that some critics described as old-fashioned.

Wipeout 'copycat' lawsuit settled

2011-12-22 14:51

The Tokyo Broadcasting System has settled its lawsuit alleging that US game show Wipeout is infringing on its copyright.

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