MGM announced four appointments in its TV department: Vicky Gregorian as senior veep of domestic television distribution, Susan Hummel as senior veep of U.S. basic cable and Canada television, Damien…
From the Grantland oral history of "Friday Night Lights": Eric Shanks (former Executive Vice President of Entertainment, DirecTV): We were at the Sundance Film Festival. Tom Arnold, me, and Ben…
"Men of a Certain Age" will no longer age: TNT has canceled the series after two seasons.
This video featuring “Peep Show” star David Mitchell is a year old, but it was just forwarded to me today, so that makes it immediately relevant. Truly, the message is timeless.
The promise of social media, the perils of losing goodwill with fans and L.A.'s struggle to land an NFL franchise were among the topics discussed Thursday at the Variety/Sports Video Group's Sports…
ESPN content exec VP John Skipper has a lot in his plate, but there might not be an entree he's more enthusiastic about right now than soccer.
"Moneyball" producers Rachael Horovitz and Michael De Luca saw connections between their upcoming film's story and that of their former home at New Line.
TV's behind-the-scenes peeks at athletes are here to stay. In fact, as Bruce Jenner pointed out Thursday, they've been around since at least the "up close and personal" era of Roone Arledge's ABC…
The post-recession world of sports and entertainment has brought about a greater emphasis on partnerships between brands and organizations rather than sponsorships, panelists said Thursday at the…
Margo Martindale knew there was a groundswell of Emmy support from TV critics for her work on FX's "Justified," but she wasn't sure if that would translate into a nomination.
When asked if he was more excited about the first drama series nomination for "Friday Night Lights" than his second lead actor nomination, Kyle Chandler joked, "No, it's all about me."