The National Geographic Channel has signed an unconventional deal with Ben Silverman banner Electus -- the shingle will develop three shows for the News Corp./National Geographic Society joint…
Lifetime's success with unscripted series "Dance Moms" has spurred the femme-centric cabler to develop a reality show about pint-sized figure skaters and competitive matrons entitled "Ice Moms."
On the set of "Gossip Girl" at Silvercup Studios in Long Island, Gotham mayor Michael R. Bloomberg announced Thursday that 2011 was New York City's busiest year for television production on record.
NATPE prexy and CEO Rick Feldman sat down with the press corps in Miami at a wrap-up luncheon on Wednesday, the final day of the syndication confab, for a postmortem on what had gone right, what had…
Tuesday saw plenty of deals made at NATPE, which runs through Wednesday afternoon.
"Dish Nation" exec producer Stu Weiss and Twentieth Television are using NATPE to promote the upcoming newsmag, and Twentieth programming and development exec veep Stephen Brown said it's one of the…
Lionsgate's TV distribution honcho Jim Packer sat down with Variety to talk features, digital and "Anger Management" (see related), and he took a victory lap for the banner's "Margin Call," which…
Last night's Brandon Tartikoff Legacy awards took place at the Fontainebleau's Glimmer Ballroom, one of the hotel's larger venues, with a bar placed strategically outside the ceremony so attendees…
For Ricki Lake, everything old is new again. The talk show veteran's new syndie strip, "The Ricki Lake Show," is being shopped by Twentieth Television at NATPE, and Lake said Tuesday that she's…
At Monday night's blowout party for "Anger Management," Charlie Sheen was, for the first time in a while, a picture of contentment.