French paybox Canal Plus has picked up comedy-drama "The Big C" and fantasy skein "No Ordinary Family" at Mip TV.
Sundance Channel Global has acquired rights to AMC's post-apocalyptic horror skein "The Walking Dead" for France and French-speaking Belgium from international distribution shingle Entertainment One.
Here's a piece I did for the print version of Variety on the man behind Tim Pawlenty's campaign videos, which have the look of movie trailers. Every election cycle, Hollywood's message-makers look at…
Google is pushing back at Viacom's effort to reverse a judge's decision last year that YouTube was well within the "safe harbor" provisions of copyright law.
Every election cycle, Hollywood's message-makers look at the flood of campaign spots with the same reaction: "Really?!"
If there's any doubt that Washington, D.C. has evolved into a serious theater town, two projects with divergent aims should put that to rest: The Arena Stage is presenting a festival devoted to the…
Tenpercenter Mike Jelline has landed at UTA.
With so few GOP candidates officially declared and so many journalists already covering 2012, it's natural that Donald Trump would get so much airtime, even if he's still considered a longshot and if…
When the Richard Nixon Library and Birthplace opened just over 20 years ago, the former president's loyalists and he himself wanted to highlight the foreign policy exhibits, the Oval Office replica…
President Obama is expected to announce the formation of a committee for his 2012 reelection campaign soon — with plans to raise money in Los Angeles and Hollywood in late April. The Los Angeles…
Like just about all of the other 2012 contenders, Stephen Colbert has formed a political action committee, which is a dig at election law loopholes. He did not say what he'd be using his PAC for, but…