Netflix picks up US rights to Eurovision

first_img Tags Post a comment TV and Movies Share your voice 0 50 Photos Croatia’s entry to the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest. Thomas Hanses/Eurovision Time to bust out the eye glitter — Netflix has snagged the rights to one of the world’s longest-running live TV events, confirming that it will air the 2019 and 2020 Eurovision Song Contest broadcasts in the US. While Netflix will not air the competition live, it’s a big win for US fans who were left without an official channel to watch the contest this year.It also marks an interesting shift into event television for the company, which has long stuck to movies, TV series and its own original produced content. While Netflix won’t air the broadcasts live, picking up a live show that draws as many as 200 million viewers around the world could herald a bigger shift for the streaming company.Eurovision: the contest that spawned a thousand Epic Sax Guy memes. Eurovision Under the deal, Netflix picks up the US video-on-demand rights to the two Eurovision semifinals and the grand final. All three broadcasts from the 2019 contest will land on Netflix on Monday, July 22. Netflix will also air the semifinals and grand final in 2020, after the live broadcast, though it has not confirmed dates.If you haven’t heard of Eurovision, you’re officially missing one of the greatest (and kitschiest) television events in the world. The song contest catapulted Celine Dion and ABBA to stardom, brought the world Volare (the Italian-chorus classic made famous by Dean Martin) and regularly serves up everything from ear-worm pop bangers, to death-metal demons and singing grandmas.You can read CNET’s full guide to Eurovision 2019 here. 2019 TV shows you can’t miss Netflixlast_img read more

Sunaina Roshans boyfriend Ruhail Amin is married and has children says Roshan

first_imgRuhail Amin, Sunaina RoshanTwitterIn the latest development of Sunaina Roshan’s troubled life, a close friend of the Roshan family has claimed that Sunaina’s boyfriend Ruhail Amin is already married and has children.”This chap whom Sunaina is seeing is apparently married and has children. That’s why Guddu and Pinky (Rakesh Roshan and his wife) are going nuts. Sunaina has already made monstrous marital mistakes. Her parents don’t want her to end up making one more wrong choice of partner,” the friend was quoted as saying by Bollywood Hungama.Sunaina had earlier revealed that her father Rakesh Roshan is against her relationship just because Ruhail is a Muslim. She said that even her brother Hrithik Roshan has also refused to help her.Ruhail had also expressed his displeasure with the Roshan family for simply terming him a terrorist because of his religion. “Labelling someone extremist just because he/she belongs to a certain religion is simply outrageous and needs to be condemned in strongest words. Religions and geographies should not become the cornerstones of defining extremism; we need to move beyond that mindset,” Ruhail had told News18 in an interview. Hrithik Roshan with sister Sunaina Roshan, mother Pinky Roshan and father Rakesh RoshanInstagramRangoli Chandel too had tweeted about how Sunaina had been calling Kangana Ranaut multiple times asking to help her in this particular situation. “I fear her dangerous family might harm her, we want to make this public because Sunaina calling Kangana and crying all the time, Kangana doesn’t know how to help her…so now she has blocked her number but we fear for her safety, everyone has a right to love whoever they want, hopefully this will scare Roshans and they back off,” Rangoli had tweeted just a day after Sunaina tweeted in support of Kangana saying that she was living in hell.I support Kangana all through— Sunaina Roshan (@sunainaRoshan22) June 18, 2019And living in hell continues ….gosh I’m tired— Sunaina Roshan (@sunainaRoshan22) June 18, 2019Sussanne Khan too had spoken in support of her ex-husband Hrithik Roshan and had said that she knows Sunaina to be an extremely loving warm, caring person, who is in an unfortunate situation. She further requested people to respect Roshan’s family tough period showing her concerns about Rakesh Roshan’s major health crisis and Pinky Roshan’s current condition.Sunaina, who had earlier posted a few pictures with her brother, father and mother, has now deleted all of them from her Instagram.last_img read more

Sanders Warren are Courting Black Pastors Millennials

first_imgBy The Associated PressCOLLEGE PARK, Ga. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidates Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren are in Georgia making election appeals to thousands of Black millennial Christians.The senators are competing to be the leading progressive alternative in the 2020 contest to former Vice President Joe Biden, and younger Black voters could offer an important source of support.Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks at the Iowa State Fair, Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019, in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/John Locher)Biden remains atop primary polls partly because of his standing with older Black votes. Younger African Americans are more divided on their opinions about the large field of candidates.Sanders and Warren will have back-to-back question-and-answer sessions Saturday with Black pastors at the Young Leaders Conference. The gathering includes about 5,000 Black millennials of faith.Sanders struggled to get enough Black support early in his 2016 presidential bid and lost key states to Hillary Clinton because of it.last_img read more