Eye has hired former "World News With Charles Gibson" head writer Josh Landis and Mitch Butler from ABC News to create a series of animated shorts dubbed "The Fast Draw," which will explore major…
Here's the latest about the standoff in the war over the Golden Globes: Insiders say the WGA would agree to hold its pickets if the NBC's Golden Globe Award coverage on Sunday was limited to an…
After weeks of maneuvering, negotiating and pleading from the constituencies involved in the Golden Globe Awards, NBC and Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. will on Monday unveil their plans for next…
Are the cracks starting to show? A survey of Variety subscribers finds that industry support for the Writers Guild of America's strike remains high, even as the work stoppage moves into its 11th week.
It takes money to make money, but it takes something more for an old-media company to be taken seriously in the new-media orbit these days.
The Writers Guild of America couldn't have asked for a better Christmas present than the pact it cut last week with David Letterman's Worldwide Pants.
Ten weeks into the writers strike, the community still feels the action was justified, but there's an overwhelming sense that the writers will eventually wind up on the losing end of a deal and that…
The competition in latenight ratchets into another dimension this week, as the network mainstays return in an unprecedented haves and have-not scenario.
The TV station biz saw an end-of-year flurry of dealmaking late last week. News Corp. confirmed it will shed some of its stations in medium- and small-sized markets, while Tribune Co. has set up a…
If the WGA strike is a pitched battle over complex issues of new media, the rhetoric is an easy-to-grasp war of wordplay.
Comedy Central confirmed Thursday that its latenight skeins "The Daily Show With Jon Stewart" and "The Colbert Report" will return to the air on Jan. 7, two months after going dark on the day the…