Fox announced Thursday that its new national sports network — Fox Sports 1 — is set to debut Saturday with all major cable, satellite and telco TV operators, but while it will be carried by DirecTV…
From its booth at the Riviera, IM Global is shopping mob biopic “Gotti” with Anthony Hopkins set to join the cast. John Travolta and Kelly Preston already star in the pic, which focuses on the teflon…
It's one of among a handful of strategies being pursued by its owners, sources confirmed in the wake of a report Monday from Reuters suggesting the streaming service could be unloaded by News Corp…
Television is tricky these days: Producing programs is more expensive than ever, and with so many ways to watch, drawing a big audience is challenging. Yet when they do make their choices, viewers…
A rarely explored sociopolitical context that bristles with racial tension lends raw vitality to coming-of-ager "Shopping," a rough-hewn but confident first feature from New Zealand duo Mark Albiston…
This time, the "Argo" story in Variety is truly about a big picture. Connecting three decades of history while erasing a quarter-century of Oscar protocol, Ben Affleck's "Argo" survived -- and…
Fox Networks and Comcast have rolled up their deals into a sweeping new long-term distribution pact that includes features like full seasons of video-on-demand for many shows, live streaming and the…
Casting wider TV net via smart phones and tablets becomes a priority
Mike Hopkins, the supervising sound editor on the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy, died Sunday in a rafting accident in New Zealand. He was 53.
When it comes to catch-up viewing, cable channels have a lot of catching up to do.