A big importer in the 1990s, Argentina is fast expanding as an exporter. Telefe Intl. has sold telenovela formats such as "Los Roldan" (The Roldans) for remaking in Asia, Europe and Latin America.
Cate Blanchett will direct David Harrower's dark drama "Blackbird" and Philip Seymour Hoffman will helm the world premiere of Andrew Upton's "Riflemind" as part of the Sydney Theater Company's 2007…
Who says D.C. is a humorless town? Pols and journos took to the stage of a local comedy club Sept. 28 to display their standup chops -- for charity.
Variety correspondents Ali Jaafar, Shilpa Bharatan Iyer and Tom Birchenough report on three of the most intriguing global TV markets: the Mideast, India and Russia.
After an opening week of the season when no new show bowed with any gusto, the broadcast nets were rescued by an unlikely band of "Heroes." Considerably more attention was paid to the Peacock's…
A brawl over slices of the increasingly splintered ad pie in the Netherlands is likely to spill over onto the Croisette this Mipcom.
The release of "Rocky Balboa" on Dec. 22 marks a comeback not just for Sylvester Stallone's sleepy-eyed, vowel-slurring boxing hero, but for the studio releasing the film: MGM.
The big fish continued to get bigger in 2006 with the announcement in July that Chum, Canada's third-largest broadcaster, is being swallowed up by Bell Globemedia, parent company of rival web CTV.
Strands: Mercifully, it's not often this column is used to announce a death, but, short of a last-minute intervention by a seriously wealthy theater enthusiast, London's historic Theater Museum in…
Ten thousand available titles, 7,500 page turns and a capacity to hold 80 books at a time. Those are a few of the numbers Sony touted last week as it unveiled its much-delayed Sony Reader ebook…