Magic Johnson talked about a number of topics during his 25-minute chat Monday with Tavis Smiley, but perhaps most interesting to Variety readers were his comments comparing Aspire, the cable…
Disney Channel has greenlit scripted pilot "Bits & Pieces," a comedy that will be told primarily through vignettes rather than the traditional half-hour script.
Robert Redford and producing partner Laura Michalchyshyn are launching a new production company focused on TV and multimedia, Sundance Prods.
"The Amazing Race" exec producer Bertram van Munster is partnering with Bellator Fighting Championships to create an unscripted mixed martial arts reality show for Spike.
Don Rickles will receive the Johnny Carson Award For Comedic Excellence at this year's edition of "The Comedy Awards," which will be taped April 28 in New York for air May 6 on Comedy Central. Jon…
AMC's "The Killing" drew 1.8 million overall viewers for the initial airing of its two-hour, second-season premiere Sunday.
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Showtime drew 1.45 million viewers for the initial airing of the second-season finale of "Shameless" and 2 million for the night, topping the previous year's season finale by approximately 30%.
Coincidentally, just as Aaron Sorkin's "The Newsroom" is readying for HBO, a new newsroom-set Canadian series from Ken Finkleman — who previously created his own critically acclaimed series entitled…
BBC America will premiere original drama "Copper," from creators Tom Fontana and Will Rokos, on Aug. 19.
No, Keith Olbermann isn’t coming to HBO (not yet, anyway) – but that doesn’t mean the pay cabler won’t have its own volatile news anchor. Here’s Jeff Daniels leading an ensemble of recognizable…