Less than a year after "The Simpsons" almost lost its voice over a salary dispute, a Mexican union issue may be giving the Latin American version a case of Montezuma's revenge.
News Corp.'s Peter Chernin didn't mince words in warning Hollywood to monitor carefully the battle of high-definition DVD formats. "We're idiots to have built a business that we can't protect, and…
Just for Variety: I caught up with producers of "Tsunami Aid: A Concert of Hope," Tony Eaton and Larry Klein, at Universal where they're readying Stages 6, 19, 20 and the back lot for Saturday…
Ever the dealmaker, Michael Ovitz was in the middle of negotiating an $85 million-$90 million settlement for Jeffrey Katzenberg's exit from the Mouse House when Michael Eisner stopped him.
Heading into the Sundance Film Festival, IFC Films has upped Sarah Lash to VP of acquisitions, Nevette Previd to veep of marketing and Michelle Panzer to VP of public relations.
In a twist on their traditional roles, Headline News is getting a primetime lineup, called Headline Prime, with entertainment and talkshows, while CNN's primetime lineup will refocus on what the…
The NAACP's Hollywood bureau has announced a set of 2005 diversity initiatives geared specifically toward aspiring screenwriters and independent filmmakers.
It hasn't been a very good season for new unscripted skeins, but NBC's "The Biggest Loser" quietly wrapped its run with hefty numbers Tuesday. Another edition is already in the works for "Loser," a…