Networks raced to squeeze in several more drama pilots Wednesday, while NBC picked up one new laffer project, ABC has two more sitcoms and Tom Everett Scott has joined the cast of Fox's Pamela…
Eight years after HBO's seminal reality skein "Taxicab Confessions" was driven to Las Vegas -- by paranoid Gothamites freaked that their most private backseat moments were being watched -- the show…
ABC's Cynthia McFadden, who served as executor of Katharine Hepburn's estate, threw a luncheon for the Hollywood icon's "Aviator" doppelganger Cate Blanchett at power spot Michael's in Gotham Tuesday.
A&E has upped Nancy Dubuc to senior vice president of nonfiction and alternative programming. Gotham-based exec has been the driving force behind the reality series -- including "Airline" and…
Paramount Pictures will tag team with Sony Pictures Entertainment to buy redo rights to "Ring of Fire: The Emile Griffith Story," a Dan Klores/Ron Berger-directed documentary.
Kate Winslet receives her tribute at the Santa Barbara Film Festival on Thursday.
"It's a German 'About Schmidt,' " is how Par Classics' David Dinerstein summed up "Schultze Gets the Blues," which preemed Tuesday at the Grove.
Just for Variety: An enthusiastic Leonardo DiCaprio tells me that Jack Nicholson is joining him and Matt Damon in Martin Scorsese's "The Departed" for WB, starting in April.
Showtime is committed to breathing life into "Huff" -- and has gotten a head start on its Emmy campaign.