One day after Russell Simmons launched his All Def Digital channel on YouTube, he issued an apology after a firestorm of criticism over a video portraying Harriet Tubman having sex with her master to…
Substitute host seethes over trial addressing Trayvon Martin shooting.
Are you a member of the cultural elite frustrated you're unable to find anything on YouTube that suits your rarefied tastes? Condé Nast's Vanity Fair is stepping in to fill the underserved snob…
Beta Film is visiting classic and familiar territory with its upcoming projects, being tubthumped at the MipTV mart.
Hollywood may house more soundstages than anywhere, but then there's the Tarak Ben Ammar studio system in Tunisia.
Fashion is in fashion all over TV these days, but Lifetime's international co-production "Coco Chanel" has less to do with haute couture than high melodrama, recounting a life story so insanely…
Lifetime has its designs on "Coco Chanel," a miniseries featuring Shirley MacLaine as the fashion icon.
Robert Gadsby, executive chef at Noe in the Omni Los Angeles, hopes not. On July 27, he'll serve a seven-course, $95 prix fixe dinner devoted to "outlaws" like foie gras, absinthe and wild mushrooms…
"Soraya," a lavish German-Italian miniseries about the wife of the last Iranian shah, was a ratings winner on Italy's RAI 1 this month. But German viewers will have to wait until Oliver Stone's pic…
The Vatican has given its blessing to a television project depicting the early life of Pope John Paul II, to be produced for Mediaset flagship web Canale 5.
Continuing Italy's long tradition of popular religious TV dramas and the long-existing war between pubcaster RAI and Silvio Berlusconi's Mediaset, the two networks said Thursday that they are each…