Canal Plus prexy Bertrand Meheut and a reporter on its news show "90 Minutes" have each been fined e1,000 ($1,330) for libeling pubcaster France 2's former topper in a report about the Gallic…
Former Fox Sports and HBO Latin America exec Claudio Nozzi has been shot dead while scouting locations in northern Argentina on the border with Paraguay.
With nice perfs from each of its shows, NBC and Fox topped their primetime rivals in key demos Monday night, according to preliminary nationals from Nielsen.
Lifetime has ordered a third season of "Missing" from Lions Gate Television. Skein, slated for a June 12 premiere, is one of two original dramas greenlit to return under a new yet-to-be-named topper.
In an effort to capitalize on unusually high publicity and awareness for a Showtime series, the network is rushing its Kirstie Alley series "Fat Actress" to DVD May 24.
"Good Morning America" booker Mike Nagel took the morning show wars to another level Monday when he was handcuffed and detained for 30 minutes by police for disrupting a "Today Show" interview with…
America's political divide will get the comedic treatment in "Red and Blue," a half-hour pilot picked up Monday by ABC.
Animal Planet hopes its 2005-06 lineup will lure hipper viewers into joining its safari. At the cabler's Gotham upfront preview, exec veep-general manager Maureen Smith expressed channel's desire to…
Hell-bent on filling a Sunday-afternoon vacuum during the summer, NBC Sports has ramped up its carriage of the AVP Pro Beach Volleyball Tour.
In her first TV role since NBC grounded "LAX," Heather Locklear has booked a two-episode arc on ABC's "Boston Legal."
Just for Variety: Who was outfoxed, after all? Sunday night, Robert Greenwald's feature docu "Outfoxed" was nixed commercial time on ABC's airing of "Boston Legal." Late Monday, Greenwald told me the…