MTV Entertainment Group says it's making a $250 million commitment to spur reality production over the next three years by companies owned and operated by women and people of color. ViacomCBS' MTV Entertainment, which includes MTV and VH1, will provide funding, staff and other support to foster new ideas that will “fuel the unscripted content needs" of now and in the future, according to an announcement Thursday. Advocates of increasing diversity in the entertainment industry say progress requires more women and people of color in decision-making positions.
Police have declared a major incident after a large explosion ripped through a waste water treatment works near Bristol. Several people were injured in the blast which is believed to have involved one of the chemical tanks at Wessex Water’s water recyling centre.
The Broncos are treating their quarterbacks like the presidential line of succession.
The girls share a tiny wrinkle that appears between their eyebrows when they're upset.
An update to Google's Street View app on Android will now let anyone contribute their photos to help enhance Google Maps, the company announced this morning. Using a "connected photos" tool in the new version of the Street View app, users are able to record a series of images as they move down the street or a path. ARCore is Google's platform for building augmented reality experiences.
Season 2 left things on a dramatic note.
In a normal season, we’d be preparing for conference championship games this week. But because of the pandemic, there are still two more full weekends of regular season games.
The UK Cinema Association says that the furlough scheme and other business support have not been enough for cinemas.
A small plane crash-landed Wednesday night on an interstate highway in Minnesota. The single-engine Bellanca Viking made a "suspected emergency landing" at about 9:23 p.m. in Arden Hills, striking a vehicle on the interstate in the process.
Millions of Brits are clueless about how mortgages work and blame their schools for not teaching about them, a study shows.
England are on a winning run of seven matches, but it is their two most recent defeats driving them as they prepare for their last match of 2020: Sunday's Autumn Nations Cup Final against France. 'Final against France' are the key words there. England lost their last final, at the World Cup against South Africa 13 months ago, and they followed it up with a Six Nations defeat to France.
Versatile Polish rider reveals he has agreed to another three-year deal
This year's Global Teacher Prize has been awarded to Ranjitsinh Disale for his work helping girls, most of then from poor tribal communities, at a village school in western India. Disale immediately announced he would share the $1 million prize money with the nine other finalists. He was honoured for having "transformed the life chances" of girls at the Zilla Parishad Primary School in Paritewadi, in Maharashtra state, prize organizers said.
The video of the green meteor might be the only one taken
Mark Cuban, Anthony Anderson and Skylar Diggins-Smith will take part in a series of panel discussions on YouTube that are focused on racial justice. The video-sharing platform announced the lineup on Thursday for “Bear Witness, Take Action 2.”
Russian retired undefeated in October after retaining his lightweight title by submitting Justin Gaethje
Walmart, which is also the largest employer in the United States, said the additional spending brings the total 2020 quarterly and special bonuses to more than $2.8 billion. The latest bonus announcement includes $319 million in quarterly bonuses paid in November and about $388 million in special cash bonuses to be paid to full-time and part-time associates later this month.
Atlas reveals birds pushed further north amid climate crisisData from 120,000 birdwatchers in 48 countries shows forest birds have expanded their range while area occupied by farmland birds has shrunk
UK starts deployment of 300 troops to Mali as part of UN mission. UK forces join 56 other countries in Minusma peacekeeping mission
Gillian Anderson and Richard E Grant lead cast of Aardman's Netflix musical, Robin Robin. Exclusive: Anderson will purr as villainous Cat in the British studio’s first collaboration with the streaming service