Call it the unvertically integrated net: Viacom-owned UPN has ordered four new comedies for its fall schedule -- all from Warner Bros. Television.
Sandra Bullock and Ralph Fiennes have committed to star in Neil LaBute's "Vapor" for London-based Renaissance Films. The pic, budgeted just below $30 million, is based on Amanda Filipacchi's novel…
The Sundance Channel has picked up U.S. distribution rights to the Spanish box-office hit "El otro lado de la cama" (The Other Side of the Bed).
SAG's former communications director Katherine Moore, who was fired in 2000, has sued SAG over being wrongly blamed for allegedly rigging a 1998 national exec committee election.
The Jayson Blair saga is the talk of the media biz and for good reason. Seldom does a young reporter get taken to the woodshed in a 13,800-word package starting on Page One of the Sunday New York…
Television pioneer Roone Arledge’s exploits are legendary. Yet arguably his most daunting professional experience is less well-known: producing ABC’s coverage of the 1972 Olympic Games. In this…
To the Editor: Regarding Eric Weissmann’s guest column (“New H’wd battle cry: Nix crix pix!” Daily Variety, May 7), there is no such thing as “objective criticism.” That’s an oxymoron, much like…
In a move that seems more influenced by the NFL than it does by the earlier Oscar date, the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. announced Tuesday that the 61st annual Golden Globe Awards will be held…
U.K. satcaster BSkyB reported another strong set of results Tuesday and is on track to meet its 7 million subscriber target by the end of the year, according to chief executive Tony Ball.
No. 2 Spanish-lingo net Telemundo is investing some $100 million in original novela and reality programming this year as it tries to woo viewers from market leader Univision.
ABC News said Tuesday it has tapped correspondent John Stossel to co-anchor its signature mag show "20/20" with Barbara Walters.