Spanish-lingo media conglom Univision Communications has inked a multiyear deal with Time Warner Cable, expanding carriage to add the Telefutura broadcast network and feevee Galavision.
Al-Jazeera on Monday confirmed reports that it is to be privatized. Channel spokesman Jihad Ballout said that plans to go public had been in the pipelines for 15 months. He said he had no information…
Just for Variety: Sherry Lansing is moving close to her alma mater, 20thCentury-Fox. She's departing the Paramount lot March 1 and into an office in the Fox Plaza Building where Marvin Davis held…
"The Tony Danza Show" has received clearance to run during the daytime on Los Angeles Viacom stations (KCBS/KCAL).
Those 11 Academy Award noms helped fly "The Aviator" to the top spots in France, Italy and Mexico and ensured modest drops for the Howard Hughes biopic in Germany, Spain and the U.K. last weekend.
The Los Angeles Philharmonic's jazz series at the Walt Disney Concert Hall delivered a jolt of enterprise by unveiling a newly commissioned Third Stream mass by Eduardo Gutierrez del Barrio. The Phil…
The annual SnoCore winter tour was co-founded by the band Sublime 10 years ago, and has repeatedly featured some of the top up-and-coming alternative and nu-metal bands of the day, including Incubus…
"I didn't go to medical school to clean my own house," says Lane (Mary Beth Fisher), a rigidly organized doctor expressing frustration that her Portuguese maid, Matilde (Adriana Sevan), would rather…
Time Warner Cable may not be as big as Comcast, but the conglom could hold an envious place at the cable table in both Los Angeles and New York. The two companies on Monday submitted a joint bid for…
The Mouse House continues to be caught in cross-currents. Muscular ESPN and resurgent theme parks managed to boost Disney earnings by 5% to $723 million last quarter.