MLB commissioner Bud Selig had an overflow of reasons for rejecting a proposed 17-year television rights extension between Fox and Los Angeles Dodgers owner Frank McCourt, according to the 11-page…
The Paley Center for Media is launching a new PaleyFest Family series Aug. 13-14, with a day of Disney Channel show panels followed by a day devoted to Cartoon Network series. The usual special…
NFL owners have approved a 10-year labor deal with the league’s players, bringing professional football to the brink of labor peace. A vote from the players could come as soon as tonight, ending the…
Nicktoons has greenlit "Wild Grinders," an original animated series inspired by pro skateboarder Rob Dyrdek.
Sundance Channel has gotten on board with miniseries "Appropriate Adult," starring Dominic West and Emily Watson, and will air the two-parter this fall.
Jon Stewart wonders why we ever wanted to get away … “That’s your C-Span??!!”
Simon Fuller has filed suit in California Superior Court in Los Angeles against Fox and FremantleMedia North America, seeking exec producer pay and credit for television show "The X Factor."
A year ago, Variety ran a story that praised certain television shows for their ability to be funny while working within smallscreen standards-and-practices parameters. While mainstream film was…
Showtime will air Paul McCartney's 9/11-themed documentary, "The Love We Make," premiering it the night before the 10th anniversary of the tragic day.
HBO has announced "Mel Brooks and Dick Cavett Together Again," an hourlong conversation of anecdotes and observations filmed before a live audience last year at the Saban Theatre in Los Angeles, will…
Watching a movement to save a canceled TV show is a little like watching a squirrel fighting for its life after being hit by a truck. No matter how much you're rooting for that squirrel, it's more…