HBO is picking up the political comedy "VEEP," starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus as a former Senator who becomes the vice president only to discover that the job is "everything she was warned about." (FDR'…
The long battle for a bill in which radio stations would be required to pay performers when their songs are played over the air looked to be headed for a resolution last year when the music business…
Spain's Telecinco Cinema will co-produce and take Spanish free-to-air rights to 3D adventure tooner "Tad, the Lost Explorer," helmed by first-timer Enrique Gato.
Sky Italia has become the latest major outlet to pick up Tom Fontana's upcoming series "Borgia."
Discovery Studios has set new two-year programming development pacts with Shine Group, the U.K.'s All3Media and Aussie shingle WTFN. The division will also launch a virtual global unit and seeks to…
Here's my latest column from the print Variety, an interview with former Oregon senator Gordon Smith, who now says he finds himself defending a piece of the Obama campaign agenda … against the Obama…
Donald Trump addressed a Tea Party gathering this weekend. He's rising in the polls. And he insists he's serious. But it's only now dawning on NBC executives that a presidential bid could jeopardize…
Toho, Japan's biggest distrib and exhib, is upping managing director Yoshinari Shimatani to prexy.
The spoils at the 30th Hong Kong Film awards on Sunday were split fairly evenly between two local favorites as low-budget chopsocky "Gallants" was named best film.
No, you're not misreading that headline. Donald Trump is reaping the support of voters fed up and angry and mistrustful of government, and firmly in opposition to healthcare reform. But as Dave…
Robert Greenwald of Brave New Films has been one of the earliest and most consistent industry critics of President Obama's continuation of the war in Afghanistan, and his org now is tying the cost of…