Nickelodeon Movies, which makes its animated feature debut this fall with the Paramount release "The Rugrats Movie," has acquired feature film rights to Jeff Smith's award-winning comic book series…
Emmy nominees Julianna Margulies ("ER") and Patrick Stewart ("Moby Dick") have been tapped as presenters on next month's kudocast.
The premiere of Lifetime's original drama "Any Day Now" got off to a good ratings start Tuesday, but the cable web's original sitcom "Maggie" didn't hold its lead-in.
Going someplace it's never been before, National Public Radio has created the position of chief financial officer and hired PBS veteran Amy Fleishman to fill it beginning Sept. 14. Her…
David Lynch is producing and directing a feature film "The Straight Story" and a two-hour ABC telefilm/backdoor pilot "Mulholland Drive" with Imagine and Touchstone TV.
Seinfeld gameplan: lunch NEW YORK — Following Jerry Seinfeld’s stand-up run at Broadway’s Broadhurst Theater this month for HBO, it’s anybody’s guess what the Master of His Own Domain might do next…
HBO has signed John Cusack ("Grosse Pointe Blank") for its original film "The Jack Bull," which will begin shooting Sept. 15 in Calgary, Canada.
Shop at Home, which bills itself the country's fastest-growing electronic retailer, reported a net loss of $485,000 for the quarter ended June 30 as revenues ratcheted up 48% to $30.1 million.
Look out, Dick and Jane. Here comes Spider-Man and he's trying to capture his share of the beginning readers market.
Judy Quinn joins the New York staff of Variety as a reporter covering the book and magazine beats, Editor-in-Chief Peter Bart announced.
Edna Ferber's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel "So Big" will be developed as a two-hour movie for CBS.