Television series

'Fresh Prince of Bel-Air' set for gritty reboot: Reports

"The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" is getting turned upside-down as a gritty drama set to be executive produced by Will Smith, Hollywood trade publications reported on Aug. 11.     

The idea for a dark modern-day "reimagining" of the smash hit 1990s sitcom that launched Smith's acting career came from superfan Morgan Cooper, who shot and posted his own four-minute trailer last year.    

Singers take over Vienna peep show

At a Vienna peep show, all the usual trappings are in evidence -- from mirrors and red velvet to soft lighting -- but coronavirus has led to a change of act.

Artists tired of performing on the internet have moved in and can sing to a live, if ephemeral, audience that now just pays for a few minutes' music at a time.

The Emmy Nominee Series "20 Minutes" Premieres in Bulgaria on TDC

The hit Turkish series "20 minutes", nominated for the prestigious Emmy Awards, debuted in Bulgaria on Timeless Drama Channel (TDC). The unique global channel recently launched in Bulgaria and is available on the Bulsatcom network. 20 Minutes will offer viewers a story filled with dramatic twists, love emotions and endless battles between the good and the evil.

Turkish doctors fight virus under harsh conditions

Doctors who are fighting against the deadly coronavirus pandemic at the forefront of the battle are working under exhausting conditions to save the lives of many.

According to the latest official data, the number of confirmed cases has surpassed 34,000, while the death toll has risen to above 700 across the country, with Istanbul accounting for around 60 percent of all cases.

Six Killed in a Gunfire in Germany

Six people were killed in a shooting in the German city of Rot am See, Baden-Württemberg.

The suspect opened fire in a cafe, TASS and BGNES reported.

Police said the alleged offender was detained.

Cops and rescuers are on site.

According to preliminary data from the police, the conflict that led to the incident occurred for domestic reasons.

Turkey delivery man risks 18 years for spitting on pizza                              

A Turkish prosecutor called for a sentence of up to 18 years for a delivery man who spat on a customer's pizza before handing it over.     

The incident -- which happened in 2017 in the central city of Eskişehir -- was captured by a security camera in the customer's apartment block. 

Iraqi refugee sets sights on Paralympics

On his fifth attempt, Iraqi refugee Wisam Sami finally succeeded in reaching Greece with thousands of others fleeing war in his homeland. Now he is setting his sights on the Paralympics.
Four years after reaching Greece on a journey that took him from war-torn Mosul to Athens via Turkey, Sami is hoping to bag a spot to compete in fencing at Tokyo 2020.

The Producer of the American animated series "The Simpsons" and "Rick and Morty" Died at 54

Producer of the American animated series "The Simpsons" and "Rick and Morty" J. Michael Mendel died, Hollywood Reporter reported.

According to the widow of the 54-year-old man, Juel Bestrop, her husband left this world late last night (September 22) at their home in Los Angeles.