Tom Vaughan Lawlor as Nidge in RTÉ’s  ‘Love/Hate’

The nights, like the football transfer window, are closing in fast, signalling that it’s time to give up on life and get a Netflix subscription. Alter(...)

Aaron Paul, winner for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series, Anna Gunn, winner for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series and Bryan Cranston, winner for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series, pose with their awards for Breaking Bad during the  66th Primetime Emmy Awards in California yesterday. Photograph: Lucy Nicholson/Reuters 2:04

For all the talk about newcomers raising the game of television, the industry yesterday chose to bestow its top Emmys on the long-running shows Bre(...)

Regeneration: Doctor Peter Capaldi and Jenna Coleman

For a globally successful, ratings-sucking, cross-generational cultural behemoth, Doctor Who still means very little to a lot of people. Or if it mean(...)

Leftfield: Will Arnett. Photograph: MJ Kim/Getty

When you interview a comic actor you get used to a protocol. You say hello, settle in and then wonder how long it will take for the first of many joke(...)

A visitor plays the ‘Nosgoth’ video game at the Gamescom 2014 fair in Cologne yesterday. Photograph: Reuters/Ina Fassbender

The world’s largest video game fair is set to draw a record attendance this week as visitors seek out titles for new consoles from Microsoft and So(...)

The company’s profit rose to $71 million, or $1.15 per share, for the second quarter

Netflix’s quarterly profit more than doubled, boosted by the addition of 1.12 million customers to its international movie and TV streaming services.T(...)

Ssssssh: the atmosphere keeps kids quiet and the books keep them entertained. Above: the National Library. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien 2:05

Free time is rarely free, and this is never more true than when you are trying to keep children entertained during the long days of summer. A trip (...)

Apple is scheduled to report its third quarter results after the markets close tomorrow. Photograph: Aly Song/Reuters

Apple, Facebook, Microsoft and Netflix are among the companies all announcing financial results this week. Apple is scheduled to report its third quar(...)

Tom Savage, chairman of the RTÉ board speaking to news reporters. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Fancy a cushy new job? How about one that gives you a say in how the State broadcaster is run? Well, applications are being sought to join the board o(...)

BSkyB’s plan to buy Rupert Murdoch’s pay-TV assets in Italy and Germany for perhaps as much as €10 billion is a bold bet on long-term growth at the e(...)