Howard Franklin has been hired to write "The Big Year," a comedy being produced by Red Hour and Deuce Three Prod. at DreamWorks.
Traylor Howard ("Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place") has joined the cast of USA series "Monk."
Don't look for Fox to take a trip to "Athens" this January. Net announced in May that it would premiere "Athens" come January. While "Athens" remains a priority for Fox, Schwartz and studio Warner…
CBS News and Dan Rather stood fast Wednesday night, refusing to back down from a "60 Minutes" report that has engulfed the Eye in a credibility storm and put it smack in the middle of brutal…
The Australian Labor Party has pledged to pump A$70 million ($49 million) into the ailing film and TV production industries and to give pubcaster Australian Broadcasting Corp. an additional $73.5…
They're shuffling some chairs at UPN, which has upped one of its casting execs while hiring a business affairs lieutenant and adding a development director to its drama team.
Hollywood's writers remain on a rocky road. For the past two weeks, they've been voting in a contentious WGA West presidential contest between appointed incumbent Daniel Petrie Jr. and challenger…
Just for Variety: Good Morning: "I'm very much an activist," Christine Lahti enthused as we discussed the "fascinating parallels" between her role of Grace McCallister in the WB's "Jack And Bobby."
A five-day "CSI" marathon and the hurricanes that uprooted Florida gave Spike TV and the Weather Channel some of the biggest gains ever recorded in the weekly cable Nielsens.
Sony Pictures TV has recruited John Westphal to the post of development veep in the cable division of the studio.
Domestic Film DAILY
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Lucy1Daily:$3.7M Cumulative:$58.1M Universal Pictures -31.20%
Hercules2Daily:$2.6M Cumulative:$39.5M Paramount Pictures -30.84%
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes3Daily:$1.8M Cumulative:$179.0M Fox -26.35%