Showtime will produce and televise up to eight live mixed martial arts events under a new agreement with Strikeforce.
"It's unbelievably lovely. It probably cost about $7.50 for marketing ("Albert Nobbs"), and it's so incredibly nice that people are talking about the film and recognizing Glenn (Close) and…
"It was huge when the original series aired in the U.K. and had a massive impact, and we thought, 'That's great' . . ." -- Gareth Neame, exec producer, "Downton Abbey"
Parlaying newly found labor peace and long-term broadcast appeal for its live product into a new level of riches, the NFL officially extended its TV rights deals with CBS, Fox and NBC through 2022.
The smallscreen side of the Screen Actors Guild Awards nominations revealed how much familiarity bred comfort among voters.
TruTV has promoted Marc Juris to exec veep and chief operating officer, a reward for his oversight of the channel's programming, marketing, advertising and strategic planning.
Louis C.K. is pleased with the results of his Beacon Theater concert direct-sale experiment (outtake above), in which he bypassed a distributor and charged $5 for individuals to watch, and not just…
"Two and a Half Men" exec producer Chuck Lorre opened up to our old Variety compadre Michael Schneider in a lengthy story for TV Guide reflecting on the saga that led to Charlie Sheen's exit from the…
Every time I've gotten wind of Janine Turner's latest political pontifications, I can't help but wonder, because I'm such a "Northern Exposure" fan, "What would Maggie O'Connell think?" Maggie was a…
Speed prexy Hunter Nickell has resigned his post at the network, effective at the end of the year.
Disney TV Animation is launching a new animated movie and series, "Sofia the First," that will air on Disney Channel as well as its upcoming spinoff network, Disney Junior.