Dave Sibley will become managing director of MTV Networks Australia in July, the division announced on Tuesday, while MTV Nets has tapped Martin Michel deputy managing director at its Berlin HQ…
Silvio Berlusconi resigned as Italy's prime minister on Tuesday, ending the billionaire TV tycoon-turned-politician's five-year stint at the country's helm, a period that saw his Mediaset empire…
Discop, the only international TV program market dedicated to the Central and Eastern European content biz, has notched up record registration for its 15th edition, which runs June 22-24 in Budapest.
Tuning In: Aside from enviable incomes and an addiction to handheld gizmos, many Daily Variety subscribers share another common trait: having overcome the lottery-like odds against gaining admission…
William Friedkin's "Bug" is one of five new pics repping the U.S. in an otherwise Europe-heavy Directors Fortnight, the Cannes Film Festival sidebar laced this year with beaucoup Gallic fare.
The names at the top of the Coachella bills responded by delivering energetic sets that thrilled the bejesus out of their fans and gave naysayers reason to pause.
At the tender age of 7, Coachella has navigated its way through the crossroads with agility and grace. Festivals, a business that was dying when this alt-rock-oriented, desert get-together was…
Bravo has ordered up another helping of "Top Chef." Cable network has greenlit a second 10-episode season of the culinary competish, while adding a reunion special to the current run and expanding…
Luke Wilson is in negotiations to star opposite Sarah Jessica Parker in Screen Gems' suspense thriller "Vacancy," being produced by Hal Lieberman. Screen Gems has yet to tap a director; production is…
Focus Features Intl. -- headed by U.K.-based Alison Thompson -- has scooped up overseas sales and distrib rights to writer-helmer Michel Gondry's upcoming "Be Kind Rewind" starring Jack Black.
The success of "Deal or No Deal" has sparked a case of gameshow fever at the networks, with new quizzers now in the works at each of the Big Four.