The BBC has suspended a number of senior editorial staff following admissions that phone competitions in fund-raising shows such as "Comic Relief" were rigged.
It wouldn’t be Emmy noms morning without running into a sleepy Mike Darnell, Fox’s exec vp and guru of all things alternative and specials, and his super-nice wife Carolyn (pictured right on the Emmy…
The Czech cabinet has approved a compromise on digital television that would give the leading terrestrial, TV Nova, more time to ramp up, while allowing the pubcaster Czech TV to hold onto ad revenue…
Barcelona production house Rodar y Rodar has teamed with London-based Becker Intl. to produce an English-language remake of Guillem Morales' 2005 psychological thriller "El habitante incierto" (The…
Click here to get the lowdown on all the noms from Variety.com Wow, didn’t see that coming. HBO’s "Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee" overcame its critics, historians and otherwise, to clean up with…
Premiere chief exec Georg Kofler has confirmed that the pay TV broadcaster is paying Euros 100 million ($138 million) per season to German cabler Unitymedia for rights to top league Bundesliga soccer.
Leading U.K. distributor Granada Intl. has taken a 25% equity stake in newly launched Brit indie, drama specialist Mammoth Screen.
Two telcos have complained to the French TV watchdog about Rewind TV, a video-on-demand venture between their chief rival Orange and pubcaster France Televisions.
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"Pirates of the Caribbean: World's End" has become the first foreign pic to top the 10 billion yen ($82 million) mark at the Japanese box office this year, distrib Walt Disney Japan has announced.
Ray Liotta will join Forest Whitaker and Jessica Biel in “Powder Blue,” which director Timothy Linh Bui begins shooting next month. Written by Bui, the drama concerns four troubled people who connect…
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