In today’s TV news roundup, jack-of-all-trades Penn Jillette will host the Inaugural Critics’ Choice Documentary Awards, Animal Planet greenlights a grizzly project, and more. CASTING Magician Penn…
Universal Cable Productions and Wilshire Studios are both getting into business with Iggy Azalea, Variety has learned. The two studios combined forces to snag a first-look deal with the Australian…
B.J. Levin has been name senior vice president of development for Wilshire Studios, NBC Universal Cable Entertainment’s unscripted production arm. Levin will report to Dawn Olmstead, executive vice…
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Spain’s annual Running of the Bulls draws participants from around the globe — and now Americans can watch it live on the Esquire Network. In the net’s first-ever live original television event…
Aisha Tyler will emcee Variety's Power of Women event at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel.
To help get the word out about its National Hockey League broadcasts as well as other sports programming, NBCUniversal's NBC Sports Network cabler is tapping something of a distant relation.
Gary Auerbach has been tapped as exec veep of development and programming for Wilshire Studios, formerly known as Comcast Entertainment Studios. He will report to Steve Dolcemaschio, prexy of the…
Reality shingle Go Go Luckey has made key promotions within its senior management team to accommodate the departure of co-founder and partner Gary Auerbach to Wilshire Studios. Go Go Luckey…
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CBS slam-dunked the competition last week, riding college basketball's championship game and television's top-rated drama slate to its fourth straight victory in key demos. The hoops action on Monday…
Sundance Channel became available for the first time in Turkey Monday following a deal between AMC/Sundance Channel Global and Turkey's largest pay TV platform Digiturk.