Robert Weiss is ankling his post as VH1 programming/development veep to become head of programming for rival music cabler Fuse. As head of programming, Weiss will oversee creative content and program…
No one will have a problem finding a theater playing Mel Gibson's "The Passion of the Christ" next week. Responding to increased demand from exhibitors, Icon and Newmarket said Wednesday that they…
Salma Hayek is looking to topline and/or direct "The Man in the House Across the Street." Project is being penned by Abram Makowka from thesp's original idea.
An incorrect photograph of John Davis, ShoWest producer of the year, was published in Wednesday’s edition.
Veteran marketeer Peter Sealey pronounced ad-supported television "as we know it" dead during the Advertising Club of Los Angeles' TV confab on Wednesday, but several key officials from broadcasting…
The bicoastal Museum of Television & Radio has found its new prexy: Stuart Brotman, who will take the reins starting March 1.
HBO Films and writer-director Jim McKay's intimate mosaic of Brooklyn community life, "Everyday People," will kick off a typically eclectic global lineup in the 33rd New Directors/New Films event…
Army Archerd: Just for Variety
A year and a half after Sony Pictures Animation set up shop, the company has greenlit "Open Season" as its first toon. Martin Lawrence, Ashton Kutcher and Debra Messing will lend their voices to the…
A balanced lineup highlighted by strength throughout the week has enabled NBC to cruise to victory among young adults for the first full week of the February sweep, delivering its best rating of the…
Strong sales for DVD releases including "Legally Blonde 2: Red, White and Blonde" helped MGM boost fourth-quarter profit 3% to $60.3 million, though the Lion's total quarterly revenue fell 13% to…